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Posted on January 19th, 2018
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Staff Editor
As the year’s just getting started, we’ve already gotten a ton of great music and a ton of insight into the high potential this year has. It’s clear that 2017 laid the groundwork for many artists expecting to come out in a major way in 2018. The new wave of hip hop...
Posted on January 4th, 2018
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Shawn Grant
In 2017 we saw many new artists burst onto the scene and show that they will be around for 2018 and more years to come. Led by Cardi B, who was everywhere last year, the new crop of stars in hip-hop and R&B showcased that the culture is in good hands and will push out a...
Migos Pharrell Stir Fry
Posted on January 3rd, 2018
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Shawn Grant
Oh, what a year 2017 was. Last January it was impossible to predict the roller coaster ride we were about to engage in over the past 12 months. We saw new stars emerge and take control of the game and some veterans show that they still have their stamp on the culture....
Photo Credit: Lupe Looove
Posted on December 19th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
All of America’s current favorite Hip-Hop stars reunited in Southern California to close out 2017 with one of the best music festivals to date. Rolling Loud SoCal took place this past weekend and was full of epic headliners all across two days and three stages. At the...
Posted on December 14th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
The bright lights that consume the stage and shine out across the sea of screaming fans is only a small portion of the feeling you get when you attend Rolling Loud Fest. So before 2017 comes to an end, Rolling Loud is making one last pit stop in Southern California. The...
Posted on November 28th, 2017
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Ashley Vance
"Growth," as cliche and overused as the word has become, is the only term that paints an accurate picture of 6lack's transformation over the years I've followed his journey. On Nov. 25 & 26, concert goers packed the Atlanta Tabernacle to witness their new hometown...
Photo Credit: Thomas Gonzalez
Posted on November 6th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
ComplexCon 2017 was eventful, to say the least. Taking over the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend (November 4-5), new and returning fans were hyped for the 2nd annual inaugural event. Throughout the 2 day extravaganza, there was a multitude of performances,...
Posted on October 23rd, 2017
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Ashley Vance
Thanks to photos of the book's cover floating all over Instagram, it's no secret that The Autobiography of Gucci Mane lured a few first-time book purchasers into the limelight. Of course, Gucci wasn't the only celebrity to pen their own book this year. Some of our...
Posted on October 18th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
Last night (October 17th), the Hip-Hop world witnessed one of the most lavished weddings of 2017. Gucci Mane tied the knot with Keyshia Ka' Oir in a ceremony in Miami, and those in attendance included Big Sean, Jhene Aiko, Diddy, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and a ton of other...
Civil Scope Key Glock
Posted on September 14th, 2017
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Travis G
If the name of Key Glock doesn't strike a chord or ring any bells in your head, he's a new rapper on the scene that's making the right moves to ensure that he will inevitably be on your radar in the months to come. Representing for the south and coming from Memphis,...
10 Years Later: Kanye West's 'Graduation' Era Is One For The Record Books
Posted on September 11th, 2017
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Travis G
The Graduation era. Among the elite class of Hip Hop artists, there’s always at least one album that marks a significant and/or monumental change for the culture and the individual that created it. Whether it’s a change of sound, direction, look, or all of those...
Posted on July 12th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
There's no doubt in my mind that J Cole is easily one of the most captivating artists to emerge in recent years. Whether he's performing in front of an audience or engaging with his fans, the North Carolina rapper is a great storyteller.Yesterday (July 11th), J Cole's 4...
Posted on June 25th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
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 June 18th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
R&B singer H.E.R. has returned with a new project H.E.R., Vol. 2. She came on the scene in late 2016 with her debut H.E.R., Vol. 1. If you aren’t familiar with the elusive songstress, you have to take a listen to her music because trust me, it's worth...
Posted on June 18th, 2017
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Lupe LLerenas
Dear Dads, fatherhood is often a touchy subject in Hip-Hop. While Hip-Hop mothers are often praised through songs, there aren’t as many ground breaking tributes to the fathers in Hip-Hop. As the culture continues to grow, more and more rappers are providing insight on...