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Big Sean Sets The Release Date For His New Album, ‘Dark Sky Paradise’

BigSeanandtheRoccontinuetorollasweheadintoanewweek.Afterannouncingthealbumtitle forhisnewalbumlastnight,theDetroitplayerrolledoutashortpromovideoforDarkSkyParadisethatalsoincludedthereleasedate,February24.Andhewasn’tdonethere.newmusicthisweek.

The Migos And Bobby Shmurda ‘Shmigo Gang’ Mixtape Is Really Happening

WhatseemedlikeafarfetchedideacookedupbyHitsBlunt appearstobeclosertorealitythanwemayhaverealizedinitially.ThatbeingthefactthatMigosandBobbyShmurda,plushisGS9cohorts,wouldbedoingacollaborativemixtapetitledShmigoGang.Today,we’retreatedtothefirsttwotrackofftheupcomingmixtape:Migos’“Computers”freestylesandRichTheKid’s“WhatYouTalmbout,”producedbyMurda.

Watch The New Trailer For ‘Eden,’ Featuring A Fictionalized Version Of The Real Daft Punk

WordsByEmanuelVinson AnewtrailerarrivesforMiaHansen-Løve’sEden.TheflickfollowsthestoryofPaul,afictionalDJlivingandlovingduringtheFrance’s’90shousecraze.Thepremiseseemsinterestingenough.However,thefilmmakeswavesforitsportrayalsoflegendaryhousepioneersDaftPunk.DirectorMiaandherbrother/co-writerSvenHansen-LøvebasedthefilmofftheirownexperiencesduringtheFrenchtouchera.

12 Artists Who We Wouldn’t Mind Seeing Surprise Albums From This Year

WhenBeyoncesetthebarwiththesurprisereleaseofherself-titledalbum,weknewthetrendofhugeartistsdroppingalbumsseemedimminent.WithD’AngeloandJColefollowingasimilarreleasestrategy,andKendrick’sannouncementforanewalbumseeminglyinevitable,we’vethoughtlongandhardabouttheotherartistswhowewouldlovetoseedothis.

Kanye West And Dame Dash Finally Reunited At The BET Honors Awards

Overtheweekend,BETheldtheirannualHonorsAwardsandoneoftheguestofhonorwasKanye,whowaspresentedwiththe“HonoraryVisionary”award,basicallyforjustbeingthemagnificentdudethatheis.Whatwasalittledifferenthereisthepersonchosentointroduce‘Ye:DameDashakatheguywhofirstbelievedinKanye’sbrillianceandsignedhimtoRoc-A-Fellabackintheday.

Kicks Deal Of The Day: 20 Best Deals Still Available From Last Week

Tohelpyoukeeptrackofallthebestdealhookupsfromlastweek,theteamatKicksDeals.com hascombinedallthetopoptionsstillavailableinoneconvenientpackage.Highlightsincludethenew“SnowCamo”NikeZoomHypercrossTrainerfor$25offwithFREEUSshipping,the“Show More Summary

Big Sean Shares Title To His New Album, ‘Dark Sky Paradise’

BigSeanappearstobegearingupforhisnextproject.TheG.O.O.D.MCtooktodifferentsocialmediachannelslastnight,firstsharingadarkimagebearingwhat’sbelievedtobethetitleoftheLP,DarkSkyParadise.Severalotherartists–includingDrake,Travi$Scott,PARTYNEXTDOOR,DJKhaled,DJMustard,Boi-1da,DJDahi,andE-40–allrepostedtheimage,whichwe’llassumemeansthey’llallbeinvolvedwiththeproject.

Coming Attractions: Adidas Forum Mid ‘Croc Pack’

Nobodywantsaconsolationprize,butaftermissingoutonthePushaTEQT release,theadidasForumMid‘CrocPack’shouldhelpquellsomeofthesorrow.Asidefromthetimehonoredmid-topprofile,thebestpartofthepackhastobetheattentionputintothescales.Byaddingjustatouchofshading,thescalesshowdepthandmakethepatternmorerealisticlooking.

Young Thug Sends Some Shots At Lil Wayne On Instagram

LilWaynesenthisshareofnotsothinlyveiledshotsatBirdman onSorry4TheWait2andapparentlyStunnafeltsometypeofway.Itlookslikehemightnotbetheonlyonethatdidn’ttaketokindlytoWeezy’sshotsbecausethissurelookslikeYoungThugissendingsomehostilitiestowardsTunechi.

A$AP Rocky Speaks On A$AP Yams Death For The First Time

SincethethepassingofA$APYams,themajorityoftheMobhaskeptprivate,choosingtopayhomagethroughsocialmediaandkeepingtheirpublicprofilelow.ForA$APRocky,he’shadtostepbackintothepubliceyeonlyseveraldaysremovedfromthetragedy.OnSaturday,hewasatSundanceforthescreeningofDope whenBillboardcaughtupwithhimashorttimeafteratthepremiere’safter-party.

Beat Knowledge: Chris McClenney’s Soulection White Label Showcases Soul Beyond His Years

Flow-FiandSoulection’sChrisMcClenney canwhipworkwiththebestofhisclassonacomputer.Yetfolkswouldberemisstothinkthe21-year-oldproducercanonlymaketunesinthebox.McClenney’sWhiteLabelreleasewithSoulectionshowsofftheartist’sabilitytoproduceandrecordlivemusiclikeagrizzledvet.ChrisMcClenney’slatestcollectionofsongsdropspluginsandvinylforamorenaturalapproach.

Mani Coolin And Cozz Lure Listeners In With Luminous ‘Free My Mind’

 Sometimeswe’vejustgottoletitout.On“FreeMyMind,”ManiCoolinteamswithfellowL.A.rapperCozztodeliverthisfree-flowingfeastofdialed-inself-awareness,whereeachMCgoesforbrokeoverdeep,moodyproductionfromproducersJayKurzweilandMeez.Themulti-layeredsongsoundsgreatonarealstereoandservesasaworthyleadsinglefromCoolin’slong-awaitedHope4TheYouthalbum.

Heat Center Hassan Whiteside Had A Whopping 12 Blocks Today Because He Wants His ‘NBA 2K15? Rating Boosted

Thebestplayersfindmotivationtoplayhardandsucceedonthecourtfromanywhere.MichaelJordanwasfamousforturningeventheslightestbitofdisrespectintofuelforhisgreatness.MiamiHeatbigmanHasaanWhitesidefoundhistodaywhenhedropped14points,13reboundsandaninsane12blocksontheBullstodayinMiami’s96-84win.

Raekwon Premieres ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’ Documentary At Sundance

TodayinoutstandingnewscomeswordthatRaekwonandGhostfaceKillahhaveplanstoreleaseadocumentarybasedontheWuclassic,OnlyBuilt4CubanLinx.ThewordcomesfromSundance2015wherea“purplecarpet”screening washeldfortheflick,whichappearstobetitledThePurpleTapeFiles.Twitter It'sofficial,IreleasedthetraileratSundanceforourdocumentary#ThePurpleTapeFiles ….

Elliott Trent Impresses With Silky Smooth R&B Flavor On ‘In Yo City’

 Whiletalented rappersareadimeadozenthesedays,trulyskilledR&Bsingersarenotandstumblinguponanunheraldedvoice israre.That’swhyIwasimmediatelycaughtoffguarduponhearingElliottTrentcrooninghisassoffonthisnewsingle“InYoCity.”AlthoughTrentShow More Summary

Listen To Gliss’ Ultra Smooth ‘On The Highway’

 Smokinganddrivingisnotrecommended,butlisteningtoasongaboutsmoking“OnTheHighway”isallgood.Well,ifit’sasdopeasthisnewonefromGliss.OnthissupermellownewjointfromthePhillyrapper,hesaysscrewtherulesandblowshisworriesrightoutthewindow.TheaudibleexhalecomesacrossperfectlyoverproducerChigzjazzyinstrumental,adrivinggroovethatwouldprobablygetBobJames’approval.

Tyga’s Getting Sued For Millions By His Former Manager

LilWayneisgettingalltheheadlinesnowadaysbutitwasTygathatwastheoriginalCashMoneyRecordshostage.Whenhetweetedouthisfrustrations withhislabelbackinOctober,mostpeoplelaughedandkeptitmoving.TygasupposedlygothiswayoffCMRbutnowhehasawholenewsetofissuestodealwith.

Lil Wayne And Migos Team Up For ‘Amazing Amy’

ThesamenightRihannaandKanyedrop“FourFiveSeconds”withoneoftheactualBeatles,LilWaynetriestooneupthemanddropasongwiththisgeneration’sversionoftheBeatles.Withverylittleinfobesidesthepictureabovefromtheirstudiosession,LilWayne’s“AmazingAShow More Summary

Listen To Rihanna’s ‘FourFiveSeconds’ Featuring Kanye West And Paul McCartney

Clearly,droppingalbumsandsongswithoutwarningisthenewcoolkidtactic.TyDollaSignwarnedusthatitwascoming,andRihannachosetonight,ofallnights,toletloose“FourFiveSeconds,”herduetwithKanyeWestandSirPaulMcCarneyontheguitar.FollowingtheleadofKanye’ssimple,strippeddown “OnlyOne,”Rih’ssongfeaturesherandYeezygoingbackandforthaboutbeingclosetotheedge.

The World According To Julie J: Dance On That Work

DCYoungFly–SupplyinPressureMixtapeThere’snotmuchoutthereontheInternutsaboutDCYoungFly,whichisimpressiveforanyrapper.Infact,theremightbemoreentriesonyourrandomco-workerthanthereisforthisguy.He’salsotheguy,however,whosays“BringThatAssHereBoy”onInstagram.

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