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Posted on June 25th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
Today (June 25th) Los Angeles will be taken over by the hottest stars in music and entertainment for the 2017 BET Awards. While many will have their eyes on performances that will come from Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, and DJ Khaled, we all wonder who will take...
Posted on February 10th, 2017
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Lupe Looove
The 59th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (February 12th) will feature perhaps the award show’s most epic contest in years: Beyoncé vs. Adele. Yes, both are mega-selling queens of pop whose every move resonate with the culture, but the fact that Beyoncé and Adele will...
Nelly and Drake
Posted on January 18th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
If you logged on Twitter at all yesterday you had to see it: the debate on if Drake or Nelly was bigger in their primes. There was the success of Hot in Herre vs. Hotline Bling, Derrty Ent vs. OVO, talks of endorsement deals and beyond. The battle came out of nowhere...
Drake and Kanye West
Posted on January 29th, 2016
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Shawn Grant
Every artist looks to state their claim on the new year in hip-hop, and with a month down it looks like we can tell who the major players are: Kanye West and Drake. Both global superstars are preparing their next solo albums, Drizzy with Views from the 6 and Yeezus with So...
the album is quickly approaching.
Posted on October 29th, 2015
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Shawn Grant
In case you haven't noticed, the year 2015 has been stacked for hip-hop! Remember all the talk about 2014 being the worst year in hip-hop ever? That's far from the case here with the bulk of impressive releases we have received since Rae Sremmurd kicked off the top of the...
Compton The Soundtrack
Posted on August 10th, 2015
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Lindsey India
Most hip-hop fans would agree that the most anticipated project in the genre would have to be Dr. Dre's rumored Detox album, but it looks like the legend of it has come to an end. The veteran producer has just dropped his new album, Compton, inspired by the movie...
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Posted on June 4th, 2015
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Shawn Grant
After an 82-game eventful season, and a grueling playoffs that gave us some memorable basketball, we have arrived at the NBA Finals. LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson -- the stars are all here and ready to go to war over the course of a possible...
Posted on May 7th, 2015
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Lindsey India
Ever since Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill confirmed that they were a couple earlier this year, fans have been raving over them and their cute moments in public. While we still can't say for sure if the two are engaged, they seem to be moving pretty quickly with their...
Posted on April 27th, 2015
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Jay Holz
Ding, ding, ding. Boxing fans, the moment we've all been waiting for is finally here. On this upcoming Saturday, May 2nd, the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. will step into the ring with Manny Pacquiao after years and years of back and forth negotiations. What's being...
Meek Mill
Posted on April 14th, 2015
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Shawn Grant
When it comes to hip-hop, capturing the summer is important. Momentum through the warm months of the year can catapult you into stardom, like last year with Bobby Shmurda and Rae Sremmurd, or cases like Drake where it would cement you as the MVP of the year. 2015 in...
Posted on February 17th, 2015
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Shawn Grant
A week away from his album releasing, Big Sean is in a peculiar position. While he is one of the game’s most talented rappers and consistent hit makers, many view him as being behind his peers in terms of rankings. Owning the top of the charts, supported by G.O.O.D....
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Posted on February 10th, 2015
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Shawn Grant
When is R8 from Rihanna dropping? Didn’t it leak that Kendrick Lamar’s album was supposed to drop last month? When will we see Kanye West’s new project? Recently, artists have been keeping their new album release dates ambiguous, either planning for a surprise drop...
Bobby Shmurda
Posted on February 8th, 2015
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Staff Editor
Bobby Shmurda is starting to feel like the cards are stacked against him after his application for his $2 million bond was withdrawn by the city of New York. The Brooklyn rapper was arrested on Dec. 17 and could be facing up to 25 years in prison for conspiracy charges tied...
Posted on February 2nd, 2015
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Lindsey India
Hip-hop is becoming one of the more prominent genres in the music world, but artists are still seeing lower and lower sales coming from their releases each year. Remember the days back in the 2000's when it was almost unheard of for the biggest rappers to sell less than a...
Posted on October 27th, 2014
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Shawn Grant
A little while back A$AP Yams made a statement about the current state of hip-hop, in which he felt like like 2014 was the worst year for the genre. While the statement is bold, it did spark the question. Is he right? Did hip-hop hit a drastic slump? While a couple of our...