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Rick Ross Reveals ‘Hood Billionaire’ Tracklist And Album Cover Plus Drops A New Single, ‘If They Knew’

TheMMGbosshasbeenbusyinthelastfewmonths.BetweenhelpingthepromotionalpushbehindStalley’sOhio,aswellasWale’sAlbumAboutNothinghe’salsopushingouthisownforthcomingalbum,HoodBillionaire.NotonlydidRozaydropavideotorevealtheartworkforhisseventhalbum,healsoletslooseanewsongfromBillionaire,theKMichelle-assisted“IfTheyKnew.”TheInternetsalsogottheirhandsonthetracklistfortheproject.

Young Roddy – Legal Dealing Mixtape

WordsByAshan It’scometoourattentionthatCurren$yandthefolksatJetLifeRecordingsapparentlyneversleep.Topileontotheiralreadysteepcollectionofreleasedmusicforthisfall,Spitta’sPNCYoungRoddydroppedhislatestmixtape,LegalDealing,thefollow-upShow More Summary

Mike Tyson Fights Mike Tyson In ‘Punch-Out!!’

DefeatissomethingIronMikeTysonwasn’tveryusedto.ButJimmyKimmelhelpedhimrelivehisglorydaysbyplayinghimselfinPunch-Out!!onnationaltelevision.He’sdefinitelyhadsomepractice,butasweknowtakingdownthedigitalMikeisanearlyimpossiblefeat.

Nike’s New ‘Together’ Commercial For LeBron James Brings The Whole City Behind Him

Stopmeifyou’veheardthisbefore:ClevelandforgivesandlovesLeBronJames.Why,ofcourse,we’veallhearditoverandoveragaineversinceheannouncedhisdecisiontosignwiththeCavs.But,wehaven’tseenNikeandWieden+Kennedytelltheirversionofthestory,whichthShow More Summary

Lil Boosie Explains ‘Life After Deathrow’ On New Mixtape

WhenBoosiewalkedoutofprisonearlierthisyear,heboastedinoneofhisfirstinterviewsofhavingapproximately1,000songswritten.Thenumberseemedlikeanexaggerationonthesurface,butgiventhesourceandthesource’sstoriedworkethic,perhapsitwasn’t.Foryears,Boosieescapingincarcerationwasapipedream.Thechargesleviedagainsthimwereplentyandtheirpenaltysevere.

The Primer: 10 MF DOOM Songs Everyone Should Know

WordsByDerz CouldyoueverdefinitivelyfigureoutDanielDumile,themanbehindMFDOOM,ViktorVaughn,KingGheedorah,andahostofotherrapaliases,evenwithhiswholediscographyandayearoftimeatyourdisposal?Probablynot.Butitwouldbethegreatestyearofyourlife,andyourvocabularyrangeandknowledgeofobscurepopculturereferenceswouldincreasetenfold.

The Details: Nike Air Max Penny 1 ’96 All Star’

TheUPSdrivercamethroughwithanearlydeliveryforabetterthanexpectedWednesday.Fellowsneakerheadsshouldn’texpectanyunwelcomesurprisesfromtheNikeAirMaxPenny1’96AllStar.’Rightoutofthebox,thenubuckwasonpointandthebluepipingaddedsomenicecolorontheunderstatedshoes.Andforaretrothey’recomfortableandfittruetosize,evenonwiderfeet.

Watch Anthony Hamilton Soulfully Singing Donna Goudeau’s ‘P.O.P., Holding It Down’ And Die Laughing

You’dhavetobelegallyblindtonotbefamiliarwithDonnaGoudeau atthispoint.Theandrogynousyounglady,who’sinitiallygruffexteriorbeliedaheartofgold,isseeminglyeverywhere,includingasfarasMelbourne,Australia.Inthisshortclip,wefindAnthonyHamiltonandTheHamiltonsputtingasoulfultwistonthenowinfamous“P.O.P.!

Mi$tro Ft. Lex Luger And J-Real – ‘Movie’ (Prod. By Karma)

Virginiamaynotbethefirstplacethatmostpeoplewouldenvisionasabackdroptoasplashylifestyle,butMi$troknowsotherwiseandhepaintsaproperpiconhisnewtrack“Movie.”HerecruitsfellowVAnativeLexLuger,whoskipsboardsinexchangeforthemic,althoughhisinfluenceisheardinKarma’sbeat,astheyandMoneyGangMilitiamemberJ-Realrapaboutthecinematicqualitiesoftheirdailyencounters.

A Brief History Of T-Pain Singing Without Auto-Tune

It’ssafetosaywewereprobablyallblownawaybyT-Pain’srecentNPRperformance wheretheNappyBoyranthroughalistofmelodieswithouthissignatureAuto-Tunetrademark.Yet,itwasn’tthefirstinstanceTeddyPainwentallnatural.Infact,farfromit.BelowareastringofvideoswhereprovingsoforArsenioHall,Swayandmore.

Nas Shares A Snippet Of New Song ‘The Season,’ Prod. By J Dilla

DearformerfriendTrackstarTheDJ,You’rewrong,man.Sowrong.Webothknewyou,MikeandJamieweregettingreadytohittheroadfortheRunTheJewelstouragain.AndweknewthatanotherLettermanappearancewaspartoftheNewYorkitinerary.Butneveroncedidyousay“Ohyeah,we’redoinganRTJ2listeningevent,sponsoredbyMassAppeal,andNaswillbethere.”Nope.

Joe Budden – ‘I Might Need More Than 16 Tho’

JoeBuddenkeepshishittingstreakalivefortheSomeLoveLostseriesbydropping“IMightNeedMoreThan16Tho,”wherehespeaksbluntlyonafewtrendingtopicswithintherapcommunity.TheRyanRyu-producedcut’sanotheroneoftheone-offsJoey’sreleasinginadvanceoftheEP,whichavailableforpre-orderhere.

Suge Knight And Katt Williams Arrested For Allegedly Stealing A Paparazzi’s Member Camera

IfKattWilliamshangingoutwithSugeKnightremindsyouofthosebirdswhoperchatoprhinosalldayinthewild,you’renottheonlyone.UnliketheBFF’sintheanimalkingdom,however,SugeandKattfindthemselvesinratherserioustrouble.RapproducerMarion“Suge”KnightandcomedianMicah“Katt”WilliamswerearrestedWednesdayonsuspicionofstealingacamerafromafemalephotographer,theL.A.

Lil Boosie – ‘All Falls Down’

BeforehisLifeAfterDeathrowdropstomorrow,takealistentoBadAzz’snewtrack“AllFallDown.”HisisnothingliketheKanyesongofsimilartitle.It’sdarker,theproductionsoundslikedoomsdayandBoosie’samanspeakingwiththedisgustafterbeingfailedbythosearoundhim.Andasbadasthatsounds,it’sprobablywhenhe’sathisbestmusically.

FKA twigs – ‘Video Girl’ Video

FKAtwigsisoneofthoseartistswhoheadypeopleliketocitetoshowthey’redifferent.It’sforgoodreason.Hermusiciseclecticandvibrant,agoodbreakfromtheconfinesofrap,formeatleast.But,allofthistime,Idon’tknowifI’deveractuallyseenoneofhervideos.

Kemba Walker’s Two Clutch Shots Help Hornets Defeat Bucks In Overtime

Justyesterday,KembaWalkerreceivedthesortofjobsecurityeveryNBAplayercovets:acontractextension.OntheHornetsopeningnight–againsttheMilwaukeeBuckswhichturnedouttobethegameofthenightsofar–Kembaprovidedanimmediatereturnonthe$48millioninvestmentMichaelJordangavehim.TheUConnlegendnotonlytiedthegameattheendofregulationwithatopofthekeythree.

There’s Another James On The Miami Heat And He Put Rasual Butler On A Poster

There’sanoticeabledifferenceinMiamithisseason.Onethatshouldgowithoutsaying.Yet,a goodstoryexists inthepost-LeBronerainSouthBeach in thepotentialemergenceofJamesEnnis(whoshould’veseen playingtimeduringthe“BigThree”era).Andifhe’sgoingtoputpeopleinbodybags,likehedidtheWizards’RasualButler,playingtimemightbethelastofhisworries.

Birdman Tells Tyga To Get Down Or Lay Down

WithrecentpushbacksforbothLilWayne andNickiMinaj’srespectivealbums aswellasinfightingbetweenTygaandDrake,YMCMBappearstobeinastateofemergency.Fromtheoutsidelookinginatleast.BesidesTygaoutspokeness,thelabelhasbeenmostlymumaboutallofthischoosingtorespondbysimplydroppingmusicandannouncingnewdates.

Cop: Nike LeBron 12 ‘HRT Of A Lion’

Afterashortdelay,thenewNikeLeBron12hitsretailtomorrow,beginningwiththe‘HRTOfALion’colorway.OfficiallylistedasUniversityRed/Black-White-HyperCrimson,thecolorsaresupposedtobeacallouttothe“gritanddetermination”LeBronhasshownwhiledemonsShow More Summary

Arjaye Jeter – Year Of The Villain

WordsByAshan AddinganotherfacettothealreadyvibrantChicagomusicscene,ChicagonewcomerArjayeJeterisanotheralternativetoeveryonethat’scomeoutofthecity.HeoffersamoreclassicsoundthanhisbackpackishcontemporariesChanceorVic,andthemoreviolenShow More Summary

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