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Que And Problem Remake A Blackstreet Classic On ‘Work In’

 ItwasonlyamatteroftimebeforesomeonesampledBlackstreetandDr.Dre’s“NoDiggity.”Well,that’sexactlywhatwehaveon“WorkIn,”asQueandProblemhaveflippedthemid-90sfreakfavoriteintoanewsingleaboutmovingweight.Notsurprisingly,thisupdatedrevampdoesn’tquiteholduptotheoriginal,butthatdoesn’tmeanI’mmadattheconcept.

Kobe Bryant And Dwight Howard Tussle During Lakers Blowout Loss

Thebasketballseasonisfinallyhere,andonopeningnightwegotadoozybetweentheSpursandMavericks,AnthonyDavisnearlythrowingupapoints-rebounds-blockstripledoubleandKobeandDwightfinallyfacingoff.DuringtheRockets18-pointvictoryovertheLakerstheMambaandD12finallyenteredineachother’sspaceandwenearlygotthefighttheypretendedtohaveforInstagramlastyear.

Jay Rock Ft. Kendrick Lamar – ‘Pay For It’

ThetwooriginalTDEboys,JayRockandK.Dot,reunitefortheformer’snextsingletowardshisforthcomingalbum.On“PayForIt,”Rockreallyshowseveryonewhathe’sallabout.WhilehisBlackHippylabelmatesaregenerallyallovertheplace,he’sthemoretraditionalstreeShow More Summary

Lil Wayne Ft. The Lox – ‘Gotti’

“Iknowrealnsgonefckwiththis,Like‘That’sthatshitIbetalkin’bout”LilWayne’sThaCarterVmayberunningbehindschedule butifthedelayiscoolifitmeansLilWeezer’sworkingonfine-tuninghisswansongalbumintoaprojectfilledwithcutsthecaliberof“Gotti.”WithJadaandStylesstartingofftheshow,Tunebringsuptherearoptingforasubdueddeliverywhiledroppingonadizzyingnumberofmemorablelines.

Future – Monster Mixtape

Believeitornot,fivemonthshavepassedsinceFutureLymon’ssophomorealbumHonest.SensingmaybetheprojectlackedthestayingpowerhisdebutPlutodid,orfeelingsomesortofwaynameslikeYoungThugandRichHomieQuanarein-demandcommodities ofthemomentormaybe,justmaybe,he’ssimplyreadytodropnewmusic,theFreeBandzHNICreturns,aspromised,withMonster.

Yo Gotti Ft. Lil Boosie – ‘I Feel Like’ Video

YoGottiandBoosieBadAzz–itfeelsforeigntotypethat–havebeenthickasFrickandFrackalmostsincetheday thelattergotoutoftheclink.Priorto,theyalreadyhadaworkingrelationshipdatingbacktoGotti’s“5StarBtch”remix.AndfortheKingOfMemphis’upcomingTheArtOfTheHustleLP,thetwoarebackatitagainfor“IFeelLike,”assertingtheirrealnessoverthetrack.

Saigon Ft. Big Daddy Kane – ‘One Foot In The Door’ (Remix)

NooffensetoSaigonbutIdidn’thitplayonhis“OneFootInTheDoor”remixtohearhim.Granted,hedidriphisverses–andPremoplayedhispartwellontheproduction–butBigDaddyKanewasthereasonthesongdrewmein.BDKsoundslikehenevermissedastep,stillbringingitstrShow More Summary

‘The Conduct’ – Review Of DJ Quik’s ‘The Midnight Life’

Veryfewrapperscansaythey’vebeenrecordingforalmostthreedecadesandarestillconsideredrelevant.Yet,27yearsafterDJQuikstartedmakingundergroundcassettestosellatswapmeets,thisComptonlegacyremainsoneofthemoresought-afterWestCoastartistsout.Show More Summary

Guilt-Free Listening: Theophilus London’s ‘Vibes’ Album Stream

TheophilusLondon’sVibesmaybehismostambitiousworktodate.It’shardnottobeenwhenyouhaveKanyeWestandKarlLagerfield,asexecutiveproducerandartdirectionrespectively,involvedinyourwork.Thingsdon’tgetmuchbiggerthanthatasfarasco-signsgo.Musically,ItendtothinkthatTheo’sanartistwhostaysaheadofthecurve.

Juvenile Comes Back Home, Re-Signs With Cash Money Records

WhatwiththeInternet,CashMoney’sheyday15yearsagoseemsasfarremovedfromthecurrentperiodastheProhibitionera.TherecordlabelhasgrownfarpastitsAdobeSuite-deficientbeginnings,stakingitssuccessononeoldstarfromitsprovenance,LilWayne,andexpandShow More Summary

Chance Fischer – ‘GRANDTOUR’ (Prod. By Don Kevo)

It’sbeenaminutesincewe’veheardfromChanceFischer,buthereturnswithabangintheformofhisnewtrack“GRANDTOUR.”WithshadesofearlyNeptunesproductionaswellaspiecesofYeezusinDonKevo’shighlyenergeticbeat,VirginiaMCshowsoffwithboundlessenergyandalivelydeliverymatchesthedriveofthebeat.

These Unearthed Letters To An Imprisoned Tupac From Jada Pinkett Smith And Mike Tyson Are Incredible

Throughoutthecourseofhis25years,TupacShakurmetmanypeople,impactedevenmore,butstillcalledveryfewhisclosefriends.TwooftheluckyonestobeacceptedintoPac’sinnercircle wereJadaPinkettSmithandMikeTyson.HavingknownJadasincehighschoolandfindingacommonalityinTyson’softentimescombative,yetembracingpersonality,Afeni’sbabyboyconstantlyspokeofthetwoinonlythehighestregards.

Thurz Discusses Taking Justice In Ferguson, Why Outkast Is The Best Group Ever Plus His Love For Acuras On The ‘Talking Points’ Podcast

Knownbestforhis2011political,conceptalbum,L.A.Riot,ThurzispartneringupwithRedBullSoundSelecttoreleasehisnewproject,DesignerEP,nextweek.Whilehispreviousreleasewasdarkerinnature,hislatestendeavorisabitmoreeclecticandbouncy,almostreminiscentofhismusicduringhisdayswithU-N-I.

Big K.R.I.T. Ft. Raphael Saadiq – ‘Soul Food’

“Ifitain’tmadewithlove,thenitain’tfittoserve,Iheard…Ifitain’tripe,itain’tright.”ThegamecanalwayscountonBigK.R.I.T.tofindawaytosharepearlsofwisdomwithinhismusic,whichhedoeseffectivelyon“SoulFood.”Thetrack’sthickbasslineprovidestheperfectmatchtoK.R.I.T.’scrispvocalsanddeliveryasheshareslessonslearnedfromhisgrandmaandtimeliving.

Nicki Minaj Ft. Drake, Lil Wayne And Chris Brown – ‘Only’

Yes,that’sBusinessWeezy,PopeDrizzyandDominatrixNickionthecoverartforNick’snewsingle“Only.”ProducedbyDr.Lukeandfeaturingfourofthebiggestartistsinpopculturein NickiMinaj,Drake,LilWayneandChrisBrown,itdoesn’ttakearocketscientisttodeduct“Only”couldsoon beoneofthoseunavoidablerecords.

After Countless Times In Prison, Gucci Man Pens Letter Promising To Do Right

Beingbehindbarshasn’tdonemuchtotemperGucciMane’smusicreleases,asheandhisteamhavedoneanalmostunbelievablejobofgettingnew,unreleasedmaterialoutthere.But,wehaven’theardtoomuchdirectlyfromGuWophimselfuntilnow,asMTV releasedahandwrittenlShow More Summary

Cop: size? x Nike Air Huarache Light ‘Mowabb’

size? andNike’slatestcollaborationisanotheramazingthrowbackpieceastheypickuptherecentlyrenewedAirHuaracheLightmodelanddresstherunnerinaMowabbcolorschemecommonlyassociatedwiththeearly’90sACGoriginals.That’sawholelotofretrobusinessgoingonwithoneshoebutthetan,blueandorangecombonevergetsold,especiallywhenseenonamemorablemodel.

Skrillex, Dizzy Wright And Ryan Hemsworth Close Out Life Is Beautiful Festival With A Bang

IntroByGotty|WordsByRayP Afterthreedaysoflargerthanlifeperformance,thesunfinallysetsonVegas’LifeIsBeautifulFestival.OurfriendRayP fromTheShoeGame hasbeenreportinglivefromgroundzerothewholetimeandwasthereSundaynighttoseethelastactsgodown.

Future – ‘Hardly’ Video

BeforehisMonstermixtapedropstomorrow,FewtchaTroutmanreleasesthevideoforthetrack“Hardly.”WatchforMonstertomakeitswayonlineat10:28PMonTuesday.

Ten Years Ago Today, Jay Z And Nas Officially Ended Their Beef At ‘I Declare War’

Wanttogetintoanever-endingargumentonline?Theeasiestwaytodothat,mentionJayZandNasinthesamesentenceandwatchthepandemoniumensue.Thetwolegendsfacedoffatthebeginningofthe2000sandthusbeganadecade-plusofarguments,debates,biasesandhardfeelingsthatcarryonuntilthisday.

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