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Watch Manny Pacquiao’s Priceless Reaction When He Finds Out He’s Finally Fighting Floyd Mayweather

Newsflash,folks.FloydMayweatherJr.andMannyPacquiaoareneverfighting.Ever.ToomuchbadbloodbetweenFloydandPacquiaopromotorBobArum,toomuchmoneytodivide,toomuchsensetomakeandtoomuchboxingbeingboxing.Getoverit.Withthatsaidthough,theseguyscanstillpokefunatthegreatestfightthatneverwas,andthat’sexactlywhatMannyandFootLockerdointheirnewestad.

Wu-Tang Clan – ‘Necklace’

NewShaolinshtforeverybody’sWu-Wednesday.Cappa,Rae,GhostandGZAswingtheirlyricalswordsandsharejewelson“Necklace.”Pre-orderABetterTomorrowhere andgetthreeinstantgrattracksuponpurchase.

Tink’s Version Of ‘Movin Bass’ With Rick Ross And Jay Z Is Further Proof She’s A Star In Waiting

It’salmostanewyear.Thismeanswe’llsoonbesubjectedtothecountlesstweets,Facebookstatusesandupdatesofthesortwithpeopleclaiming2015as“myyear.”Thingis,2015couldreallybeTink’sintroductiontothemasses.UnderTimbaland’stutelage,theChicagosinger/rapperhasquietlymadeanameforherself,bothwithhernativeChi-TownartistsandA-listersalike.

Lil Boosie BadAzz Reveals ‘Touch Down 2 Cause Hell’ Album Cover, Upcoming Documentary Trailer

ThepiecescontinuetofallintoplaceforBoosieBadAzz’sfirstprojectinfouryears.Agapthatlarge–especiallyonethatincludesajailstay–wouldcrushalmostanyartist’scareer.JustaskShyne.Butthat’snotthecaseforBoosieBoo.LikeIsaidtheotherday,hismostrecentmixtapeplussongsfromthealbum–theRichHomieQuan-assisted“LikeAMan”...Show More Summary

#MiZXFLUX Experience With Adidas Originals

I’mtakingaminutetoglancearoundandappreciatetheforestinsteadofhavingmyviewblockedbythetrees.FriendsatadidasOriginalscontactedmeafewmonthsagoastheywerereadyingthelaunchofthemiZXFLUXappthatallowsuserstotaptheirwildestimaginationtoconvertphotosintodesignsthatappearonfootwear.

This Georgia Church’s Sunday Service Is Better Than Most Clubs On Saturday Night

Disclaimer:Noonewas“DELIVERT” inthisvideo.Here’satruthaboutBlackpeoplethat’sprettymuchundisputed.FrankieBeverlyandMaze’s“BeforeILetGo” isanall-timegreatfeel-goodrecordandwheneveritcomesonwewilltoreact.Andpleasebelieveit’sgoingtobeaparty.Playitaroundagroupofusandprepareforagloriousdisplayoftwo-stepsthelikesofwhichwouldmakeDonCorneliusshedathugtearinheaven.

Coming Attractions: The Hundreds x Reebok Pump AXT ‘Coldwaters’

Childhoodbringsaboutfondmemoriesformostofus.Nobills,nocrazyexes,andbestofall,nolimitstotheimagination.Thebiggestdownsideformethough?Havingmymomruleovermeandmysiblings’wardrobeslikethedirtbaggiestoftyrants.Nope,noBugleBoyforyou,youngBoogie. Polosweater?Thinkagain.

Dusty McFly Ups The Budget For His ‘Paper’ Video, Releases ‘Evergreen’ Mixtape

BeingtheDetroitplayerthatheis,DustyMcFlyhasalwayshadprettyqualityvideos.However,afterwatchinghisicecoldvisualsforhislatestsingle“Paper,” it’sclearhispaperworkwithAtlanticRecordsispayingoff.DirectedeloquentlybyJonJofDreFilms,thishighShow More Summary

Young Chris Ft. Beanie Sigel – ‘Legends Never Die’

Whileotherartistssometimessufferfromoverexposure,YoungChrisistheopposite.Heshowsupeveryotheryear,sharesasolidprojectandworksit,thengoesbacktothelab,backtodo-not-disturbmode.Inalotofways,Chris’flowhasalwaysmirroredhowhehandleshisrapcareer:takingtheslow,steadyandmeasuredapproachoveranyother.

Thelonious Martin Ft. Curren$y And Domo Genesis – ‘Atlantis’

WordsByAshan AsTheloniousMartingetsreadytodropWunderkid! onDecember2nd,theChi-townproducerblessesuswithsampleofwhat’stocomein“Atlantis,”featuringtheever-activeCurren$yandOddFuture’sDomoGenesis.Martin,who’sknownforhissmoothproductionShow More Summary

Rick Ross Explains His Rapid Weight Loss And Disses Bruce Springstein In New ‘RossFit’ Video

 “Ibeengettin’alotofquestions,‘ROZAY!Howyouloseallthatweight?”Inanefforttoansweralltheweightlossquestionsinonefellswoop,RickRosspairedwithFunnyOrDie! toreleasethis“RossFit”video.Spoileralert:onepartofthedailyroutinerecommendsWingstop.Thebestpartthoughistheend,whenRossthrowingheavyshadeattheoriginalboss,BruceSpringsteen.

Flying Lotus Ft. Krayzie Bone – ‘Medication Meditation’

SomethingfeelsrighthearingFlyingLotusandKrayzieBonecometogetheron“MedicationMeditation.”Perhapsit’sthefactthatamemberofBoneThugs-N-HarmonypoppinguponaFlyLocutisoneofthosesmack-the-headrevelatorymomentslike,Duh,ofcoursethisworks.ButiShow More Summary

SZA – ‘Sobriety’

WordsByAshan AfterpossiblyrevivingthecareerofT-PainandpremieringYourOldDroog’snewestLP,NPRisbackagain,thistimewithTDE’sfirstladySZAintow.SZApremieredherlatesttrack“Sobriety,”agloomycutproducedbyChrisCalor,Cody,LoveDragon,SounwavepluShow More Summary

Key! Ft. Wavy Wallace – ‘Tighten Up’ Video

ThegreatinfluxofKey!-relatedmusiccontinues,withavisualfor“TightenUp”followinguptheOctoberreleaseofhisandWavyWallace’sboastful,slyshttalkingcut.Oneoftheproblemsofreleasingmusicatsuchaclipisthatitallgetsburied.“TightenUp,”afterbeingremindedaboutitwiththevideo,isoneofhistoughersongsoftheyear.

Tunji Ige – ‘Song Of The Night’

 WordsByJimDeuce WhilehereadiesthereleaseofhisupcomingTheLoveProject,TunjiIgereleasesthenewtrack,“SongoftheNight.”Therecordcomesjustontheheelsofhislastsingle,“TheExSong,furthersettingthetoneofthecollection.Youcanhearhisnowsignaturecocktailofvocalmixingandeffectsstrewnperfectlyoverthegloomyinstrumental.

Guilt-Free Listening: Your Old Droog’s ‘Your Old Droog LP’ Album Stream

YourOldDroogmadeanameforhimselfin2014goingfromnobodytopossiblysomebodybeforeestablishinghisidentitythroughaseriesofsongsandstrongperformanceinhishometown.Tocaphisrun,he’sonthebrinkofreleasinghisdebut,YourOldDroogLP,nextweek.Butbeforeitreleases,Droog’sgivingthecuriousachancetotakeanearlylistentotheproject,courtesyofNPR.

Pusha T – ‘Lunch Money’ (Prod. By Kanye West)

TechbrosmightbeputoffbyPushaT’snewKanyeWest-produced“LunchMoney”becausetheemceeclaimswomendon’tfckwithguyswhowearAppleWatches.There’snoapproximatenumberonhowmanyinSiliconValleyorthetechindustryrockwiththeThorntonbrother,butPusha’sprobablynotsweatinglosingthisgroup–he’scomingforneckson“LunchMoney”andheknowslotsofpeopleareabouttorockwithit.

Guilt-Free Listening: Havoc’s ’13 Reloaded’ Album Stream

ComingoffMobbDeep’seighthstudioalbumreleaseinthispastspring,Havocisstrikingoutonhisownagainwithhisnewsoloouting 13Reloaded.Theappropriatelynamedfollowuptolastyear’s 13benefitsfromHav’ssignaturedarkproductionandnononsenselyricism,butalsoincludes featuresfromhisInfamouspartnerProdigy,fellowQBnativeCormega,SheekLouch,andMysonne.

Iamsu! – ‘Stop Signs’ Video

“StopSigns”hasalreadybeencovered,waybackinJulyinTheIntermission,butitbearsrepeating–thetrackisabanger.Iamsu!decidedtocelebratehisbirthdaythisweekbyre-releaseinghisdebutalbumasSincerelyYours1.5.Suzydecidedtosprucethealbumupbyincludingthevideofor“StopSigns”asabonusalongwiththreenewsongs.

Kevin Gates – ‘Out The Mud’ Video

BackaroundApril,KevinGatesandIspokeoverthephoneforaninterview.Howevermuchofanintriguinghecreatesviahismusic,hemultipliesthatwhenhe’stalkingone-on-one,sharinghismostcerebralthoughtsinacomposed,charismaticway.“Idon’treallytellalotofpeoplethis,”hedivulgedtomeatthetime,“butIlovetobeoutside,likeinthewoods.

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