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Wale’s ‘Miracle On U Street’ Won’t Be On His ‘Festivus’ Mixtape, But It Should Be

Wale’sinoneofthoseweirdmiddlepointsofhiscareer.Ayear-and-a-halfhaspassedsincehislastproject,TheGifted,andhisstatuswithinMMGhasbeenheadscratchingsinceheandMeekMill’ssemi-fallingoutmonthsback.Thatbeingsaid,Folarinhasmadeitanefforttoretracehisrootsmusically(somewhat)asoflate.

The 10 Best Albums of 2014: No. 7 – PARTYNEXTDOOR’S ‘PARTYNEXTDOOR Two’

There’salonglistofactsthatmadeanthemsforgettingshtfacedintheclubthisyear.Thesearethearchitectsofthe“turn-up”fortheyouth,ifyouwill:RichGang,Migos,DJMustard,RaeSremmurd.Valiantefforts,fellas,anddon’tthinkyouhavegoneunnoticedbytheCrew—severalofyourreleaseshavemadethisveryyear-endseries.

Mike Tyson And Earl Sweatshirt Have A Surprisingly Normal Conversation

WordsByEmanuelVinson EarlSweatshirtandMikeTysoninterviewineachotherinthenewissueofhighfashionmagazineHUMANITY.Theinterviewisalittlestrangetobeholdnotbecauseit’stwofamouslyunstableandcombativepublicfiguresgoingtoetotoebutbecausegivenShow More Summary

Kid President Encourages America To #BookItForward With The Cast Of ‘Annie’

KidPresidentisoneofmyfavoritelittlehomies.He’sastraightshooter.He’sacomedian.He’smadeBeyonceblush andtalkedshopwiththeotherPresident(Obama).AndcomeFebruary,he’llbeapublishedauthortoboot.Beforethen,however,K.P.stepsbackintothefamiliarroleofinterviewerwherehetossesseveralquestionsbythecastofAnniewithCameronDiaz,JamieFoxx,RoseByrne,QuvenzhaneWallie,andBobbyCannavale.

Bobby Shmurda Held On $2 Million Bail For Gun And Drug Charges

AndthenshtgotrealforBobbyShmurda.TheBrooklynrapperwentbeforeajudgeearlyThursdayandprosecutorsthrewtheproverbialbookathimbychargingShmurdaalongwith15otherswithalitanyofcrimesthatincludedguns,drugsandviolence,allinthenameoftheirgang,GS9(G-StoneCrips).ThenewscomesafterBobby,bornAckquillePollard,wasarrestedonWednesdaynight.

50 Cent’s Lands $78 Million Deal To Sell You $100 Underwear

WordsByDough 50Centreportedlyjustinkeda$78milliondealtosellhigh-endunderwear.Humbleandrestrainedasalways,therappertooktohisInstagram toconfirmthedeal:“Ijustdidadealfor$78millionforunderwear.Whatdidyoumuthaf—asdotoday?”ThedealiswithFShow More Summary

Noisey Releases Their Epic Posse Cut, The Rap Monument,’ Ft. 36 Rappers In 40 Minutes

Aftersprinklingvideosacrossthewebforthepastfewweeks,we’refinallyatthemoment…someone’sbeenwaitingfor.Yes,36rappersinonesongthat’sawhopping42minuteslong.That’sNoisey’s“TheRapMonument.”Featuredartistsinclude(inorderofappearance):PushaTShow More Summary

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Followers?: Ma$e Loses Over One Million Instagram Followers In One Day

SomethingstrangehappenedonInstagramtoday.Severalhip-hopartists,clubpromoters,“models,”andbottleservicetechniciansfoundthemselveswithsignificantlylessfollowersthantheyhadyesterday,afterthephoto-sharingapppurgeditsrollsofaccountsdeemeShow More Summary

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The Primer: 10 Fabolous Songs Everyone Should Know

Fabolouswillneverbeconsideredoneofthetopfiverappersinthegame.Yet,whenitcomestoremainingrazorsharpathiscraftandkeepinghimselfrelevant,hemightbeoneofthemostconsistentMCsever.Betweenhiscollectionofwomen-friendlyR&B-leaningrecordsandgun-in-your-mouthguttertracks,thelifetimeBrooklynrepresentativehasalwayskepthimselfinthemixviaavarietyoftracksthataccommodatealmostanyaudience.

Crooked I Readies The ‘One Shot’ Competition Series, The Rap Version Of ‘American Idol’

WordsByJac AlthoughIthinknorapcompetitionseriescanbeattheThe(White)RapperShow,KXNGCrooked(akaCrookedI)istryinghisturnwithhisnewseriestitled“OneShot”whichwillairin2015.He’salreadydeclaredtheshowtobe“MAJOR” sohere’stalkingabiggame.ButShow More Summary

Kyle Rapps, Hefna Gwap And Aaron Cohen Take It Back To The Neighborhood For ‘Searchin’

WordsbyJakeKrez Atthebeginningoftheirlatestvideo,HennaGwapandKyleRappstalkaboutgrowingupinPrinceton,NJ:“We’rejustregular,I’mjustafootball-watchingnafromsuburbanprojects.”Thesedudesarefarfromregular.Iknowregular,Igrewupinthesuburbs,andregulartheseguysarenot.Inmylastreporting...Show More Summary

Five Fun ‘Facts’ About Nas’ ‘Stillmatic’

Stillmatic,Nas’“don’tcallitacomeback”album,released13yearsagotoday.Itwasconsideredareturntoformandheraldedasaclassicbymany.Iwantedtonotetheanniversarywithsomefactiodsaboutthealbum,butsomuchofitiscommonknowledge.So,Ididsomeinvestigativejournalism andcameupwiththesefivetotallylegitandnotatalljustmadeontheflyfacts.

Here’s Rich Homie Quan Singing ‘Silent Night’ And It’s Glorious

Tomorrowismyjob’semployeeappreciationceremony/holidaygatheringwhereyourstrulyhasbeentaskedwiththemissionofcreatingtheplaylist.Andloandbehold,itappearsasiftwolast-minuteadditionswillbemadethanksinparttothefestivestylingsofRichHomieQuShow More Summary

Did The Music Industry Fail Bobby Shmurda?

LastweekinaninterviewwithHipHopWired,KendrickLamarbluntlytouchedontheongoingconversationaboutthelostcraftofartistdevelopmentwiththequotebelow:“Thesecorporationsandtheselabelsthey’llgrabthesekidsthathaverawtalentandtaketheironesong,tShow More Summary

Amber Rose And Blac Chyna Share Their Booty Workout Plan

WhatdotwowomenfriendsdoonaslowWednesdaynightwhentheirtoddlersaresleep?Postvideosonthemmakin’thatasspop,ofcourse.Okay,somostordinarywomendon’t.Butmostwomenaren’tAmberRoseorBlacChynaandmostwomendon’thaveallthatbehindthemeither.ThesetwofriendsdecidedtoshareshortclipsofthemshakingitforInstagram,includingtheslowmotiononeseenbelow.

Top 10 Albums Of 2014: No. 8 – Kevin Gates’ ‘By Any Means’

“IDon’tGetTired!”BeforethatphrasebecamesynonymouswithKevinGates,andbeforehecaughttheattentionofmainstreamAmericawithhisemphaticstatementsoneatingthebooty,therewasByAnyMeans.DroppingbackinMarch,ByAnyMeanswhettheappetiteofGatesenthusiasts,butitalsoservetoreelinmorefans.

Gunplay And Rick Ross Keep It Grimy With ‘Scuffed Timbs’

 Ireallydon’tevenwanttobearfalsewitnessbytypingupwordslike“Gunplay’sMMGalbum,comingsoon”becauseweallknowthatnobodyknowswhenorifthat’sreallygoingtohappen.Shit’smoreuncertainthanC5atthispoint.So,let’sjustacceptthisoffering,dubbed“ScuffedTimbs,”featuringRickRossandbethankful.

LeBron James Channeled His Inner Allen Iverson By Dropping Thabo Sefolosha With This Crossover

LeBroniswaytoobigforallofthis.InthefirstquarteroftheCavsgameagainsttheHawksinCleveland,Bronwasn’tsatisfiedwithjustcrossingThaboSefoloshaoveronce.Nope,hedoubledbackandthesecondcrosswasevennastierdroppingThabotothefloor.LeBronscored11pointsinthefirstquarterandthankstothiscrossanddishhehadtwoassistsaswell.

Sidewalk Kal Delivers His ‘On My Soul’ EP

 WordsbyJakeKrez Watchinggrowthisaninterestingthing.InChicagolately,growthhascomequickerthanitdoesinmostlocales,anodtotheoverwhelmingtalentcomingfromthecity’sstreetsonaregularbasis.SidewalkKalisaNewJerseynativethathasbeeninandaroundtheChicagosceneforaminutenowwhileattendingColumbiaCollegeinthecity’sLoop.

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