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Starlito Ft. Juicy J & Kevin Gates – ‘Ballin’

Thefourthquartercan’tgetherefastenough.Rightnow,that’swhenStarlito’slong-awaitedBlackSheepDon’tGrinalbumworksitswaytoretail.Untilthen,Lito’sletloose“Ballin’,”featuringfellowTennesseetitanJuicyJwasstrongverseplusfrequentPNCKevinGatesbringinguptherear.Eachonetakestheirturnatthemictoshowpraiseforandpledgeallegiancetotheirrespectiveindependentgrinds.

Stalley Reunites With Producer Rashad For New Album

Here’sawelcomereunionthat’sbeenalongtimecoming.InFebruary2011,StalleyreleasedLincolnWayNights(IntelligentTrunkMusic),theprojectthatpropelledhimtorecognition.ITMwasbuiltonStalley’sgiftedwaywithwordsandafoundationofmelodic,bass-drivenShow More Summary

Cop: Nike Air Diamond Turf II ‘FSU’

Thecollegefootballseasonisn’tevenfullyunderwayandFloridaState’salreadyaheadofthecomp.ThedefendingnationalchampsgetblessedbyNikewithatrainermodeladornedinSeminolesymbolism.“FloridaState’straditionalgarnetandgoldhuesoutfittheunmistakaShow More Summary

The Evolution Of ScHoolboy Q

ScHoolboyQ’slatestvideoisafanremixwithdozensofpeoplebringingsomethingnewto“ManofTheYear.”WorkinginconjunctionwithFootaction,SchoolhadfanssubmittheirVineandInstagramvideos/picsshowcasingtheirbestsummerstyle.TheTDErapperthenselectedhistoppickstogenerateanamazing,uniquefinalversionthat’scaptures“ManofTheYear”perfectly.

ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Man Of The Year’ Video Gets Remixed By Fans

FootactionpartneredwithScHoolboyQrecentlytogivehisfansachancetomatchtheirskillswithhismusic.Thecontestcenteredaroundfansusingsocialmediatosubmitpicsandvideoofthemshowcasingtheirsummerstyle.Manyentered,fewwerechosenandthosewhoweresayShow More Summary

Ty Dolla $igh – ‘Sign Language’ Mixtape

WhileYGandDJMustardhavecarvedtheirownnicheandimposedtheirsoundontheindustry,constantcollaboratorTyDolla$ignhasbeendoingthesame,forgingaseparatebutrelatedsonicidentity.He’sspentmostofthisyearlendingnotonlyhisharmonicvoicebuthisadept,hit-makingpentocollaboratorsaswell.NowtheLosAngelessinger,songwriterandproducerisbackgoingforselfbyreleasinghisnewestprojectSignLanguage.

#FreeJeezy: Rapper Currently Seeing It All From A Jail Cell

PolicemaythinkJeezyhadsomethingtodowitha38-year-oldmanlosinghislifebackstageofWizKhalifa’sUnderTheInfluencetouronFriday.AllHipHoplearnedthattheSnowman’stourbuswasstoppedandsearchedbycoppersSundaynightinconnectiontotheFridayshooting.Jeezyhadaruninwithpolicethatpreventedhimfromperformingatatourdatealongthe“UnderTheInfluenceofMusic”tour,accordingtosourceswithAllHipHop.

Jim Jones Slams Former Business Partner Dame Dash

ThetableshaveturnedforculturevultureexpertDameDash.Nowit’sthecontroversialmogulgettingbrandedwiththelabel.Andit’scomingfromnoneotherthanfriendandbusinesspartnerJimJones.Oh,howmyteenageselfweeps!“Harlemstickstogether”isDame’smottobutShow More Summary

Part Time Delivers Lo-FI Excuse To Spend Endlessly On ‘Merchandise’

Wedon’tgetmanysubmissionslabeledas‘newwaverockpop.’So,spinningPartTime’ssingle“Merchandise”waswelcomed.ThelatesttrackfromCAsinger/producerDavidaLocaisdedicatedtoallthosematerialisticthingswecan’tlivewithout,butcarriesmoreofzombie-liShow More Summary

The Best Sport Blue Jordan Release Of August Is Coming

Yeah,theothersportbluereleaseswerefineanddandybutnothingelseinthemonthofAugustistouchingtheAirJordan6‘SportBlue.’Thecolorwayhasneverbeenretroed,whichshouldleadtoafairamountofhype.Whichmeansbotusagemaybeatanalltimehigh,orthoselikemyselfwhoreallywantthemwillbeupat4:30amwiredonRedbullatthenearest24hourinternetcafewiththatSkynetlevelofconnectivity.

Mystikal Talks Leaving Cash Money: ‘I Didn’t Fit The Mold’

WordsByAshan AlmosttwomonthsafterBustaRhymesannouncedhisdeparturefromBirdman’sCashMoneyRecords,itappearsthatMystikal’ssetonseparatingfromthecovetedlabel.MystikalsaidhewouldbeleavingCashMoneyinaninterviewwithRap-Upfollowingashortthree-yearstintwiththemusicgroup.TheNewOrleansgreatexplainsithadnothingtodowithill-feelings,butmoresoamatterofgellingwiththeorganizationthatisYMCMB.

Ferguson Police Officer Who Wrongly Arrested Reporter Accused Of Hog-Tying A 12-Year-Old Boy

ThemonthfromhellcontinuesfortheFergusonPoliceDepartment.WiththeMichaelBrownmurderinvestigationstillinprogress,thedepartment’spastallegedtransgressionsarecontinuingtoemerge.Andthey’renotpretty.BelievetheaccountsandsomeofFPD’sfinestscouredneighborhoodsandterrorizedresidentslikeStab,PeeWeeandZilladidto“Kid”onHouseParty.

New Theory Suggests Suge Knight Was Shot Because Of Future Plans Involving Tupac

ICYMI,SugeKnightwasshot andnowherenearbeingkilledSaturdaynightataVMAspre-partyhostedbyChrisBrown.The6’2ex-footballplayerateupsixbulletslikesomeScoobySnacksandwalkedoutsidetheclubonhisvolitionbeforeheadingtothehospitalforsurgery.WhilShow More Summary

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

Mondaymaybehere,butthatjustgivesthecrewatKicksDeals.com achancetoletyouknowaboutallthegreatbargainsstillavailablefromlastweekHighlightsincludeboththe‘ScreamGreen’andgymblue/photoblueNikeAirHuarachesforUNDERretailshipped,the‘VividBlue’NikeFlyknitAirMaxforover$100offwithFREEshipandsomenicesizesstillremainforthe“SouthBeach”LeBron11for$60offretail.

The Unspoken Beef Between Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea Is Now Over

ThatIggyAzaleaissuchaclassact.InsteadoftakingapintoNickiMinaj’sinflatedballoonsandbuttforthatshadyBETAwardsacceptancespeechthatimpliedthe“Fancy”rapperhasaghostwriter,Iggytookthehighroadwhensheendedupface-to-facewithherpairednemesislShow More Summary

Guilt-Free Listening: G-Unit’s ‘The Beauty Of Independence’ EP Stream

The48LawsOfPowerandArtOfWar,twobooksIhaven’treadinyears,probablycontainbeautifullywrittenpagespraisingsecretattacks.50,beingastudentofsaidbooks,mayhavehadthatinmindwiththespontaneousreleaseofTheBeautyOfIndependence,G-Unit’ssix-songEPthatwentuponiTunesinearlyhoursofMondaymorning.

Usher – ‘Believe Me’ (Prod. By Mike WiLL Made-It)

FreshoffSundaynight’sVMAperformanceof“SheCameToGiveItToYou,” Usherbackwithanewsong,“BelieveMe,”that’sverymuchliketheoldUsherRaymond,thekindwhosweet-talkedhiswayintotroublewithchicksandthengetsallconfused.MikeWiLLMade-It’sslow,windingbeatworkswondersforUsherincomparisontoothersongshe’sdonerecentlythatweretoouptempo,lackedtheproperamountofbottombeneaththemoracomboofthetwo.

Ricky Dubs Ft. YC The Cynic & Mick Jenkins – “Keep It 100?

SomebodyaskedmetheotherdayhowIfeltcomfortablegoingcertainplaceswhereImightbetheminority.Inshort,IbasicallytoldthemI“KeepIt100.”Topromotethebenefitsofactingtruetoyourselfandeveryonearound,producerRickyDubsbroughttogetherrisingtalentsYCTheCynicandMickJenkinstoencouragemoreofthereal.

8.25 The Cooler

Sony’sPlayStationNetworkTargetedInAttack[USAToday] DickBavettaRetiresAfter2,635ConsecutiveGames[OnlyAGame] TheLifeAndDeathOfKarynWashington[BuzzFeed] CollegeFootballIsRuiningEducation[NewRepublic] AskingForAdviceMakesYouSeemSmarter[NYMag] TheStoryBehindtheConverseJackPurcell[size?] TheNewBorderCrisisIsTheOldBorderCrisis[FirstLook] M.I.A.

Eminem Releases ‘Guts Over Fear’ Ft. Sia, Announces New Album

Whichoneisthebiggernews–AnewEminemsongoranewEminemalbum?Thealbumistheobviousanswer.MarshallofficiallydroppedthenewsviahisTwitteronSundaynight.Theproject,titledShadyXV,willbereleasingonBlackFriday.Theproject’sbeenrumoredformonthsandEminem’sreferenceditonmorethanoneoccasionduringthefinalshowsofhiscurrentMonstertourwithRhianna.

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