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Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
As we continue to celebrate and recognize 2019’s XXL freshmen, it is time for the newly selected class to show us their skills  with their cyphers. The first set of artists to participate in the XXL Freshmen cypher are DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, YK Osiris, and Lil...
Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
The time has come for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards as this year’s nominations have been announced. Featuring two brand new categories, “Video for Good” and “Best K-Pop,” the show continues to expand its representation of the music industry. Pop stars Ariana...
Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Marquin Stanley
Rapper Tay-K was sentenced to 55 years in prison for the murder of 21-year-old Ethan Walker in 2016 according to reporter Deanna Boyd of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In addition to being hit with a $10,000 fine for the murder, Tay-K was sentenced to 30 years for one count...
Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Breon R
The H-Town Hottie is making professional steps to trademark her catchphrase "Hot Girl Summer" according to HotNewHipHop. On July 10, it is reported that Megan Thee Stallion filed the application to trademark the phrase, after tweeting that she's "been in the process" of...
Posted on July 23rd, 2019
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Breon R
In a recent interview with GQ UK, Machine Gun Kelly sat down with the British publication to discuss his feature in the upcoming Mötley Crüe biopic 'The Cut', his latest album 'Hotel Diablo', while opening up about personal details in his life. The Cleveland rapper,...
Posted on July 22nd, 2019
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Denver Lark
To commemorate reaching near-halfway point of a 9-month, 3,000-mile walk across America, crossing from Missouri into Kansas Grammy-nominated artist Mike Posner has released a new song, and a visual for "Look What I've become" featuring Ty Dolla $ign. Dolla $ign saying:...
Posted on July 22nd, 2019
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Denver Lark
Lizzo’s highly anticipated  Cuz I Love You Too Tour will now feature Ari Lennox. The tour launches Friday, September 7th in New Orleans, LA and will conclude on Friday, October 25th in Las Vegas, NV. The announcement comes on the heels of Lennox’s recently...
Posted on July 22nd, 2019
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Denver Lark
Last month, the Indiana rap artisan Freddie Gibbs and California producer Madlib released the Bandana project. And now the two have colloboarted with Anderson .Paak for the 'Giannis' video. The M. Corey Whitted and Nick Walker directed video does two things. It not...
Posted on July 22nd, 2019
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Staff Editor
Just weeks after releasing a joint project with Burner, he is set to release his new solo project Hot August Nights August 16. Check out his new visual to 'Right Now', the first single from the project...
Posted on July 20th, 2019
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RK Jackson
Rising 17-year-old Chicago rapper and producer HappyBirthdayCalvin delivers the music video for his breakout single "Kari's Song (Long Way Home)" today. The track vaulted to #16 on the Shazam Global Chart and gained a spot on the Official Soundtrack for NETFLIX's Beats...
Posted on July 20th, 2019
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RK Jackson
Seestars rejoice! Fans of the Love & Hip-Hop breakout starlet can end Cancer season on a good note with Jessie Woo's debut EP Moods of a Cancer. The 6-track project (featuring two skits pulled from Woo's Instagram videos), explores different R&B and pop sounds that...
Posted on July 19th, 2019
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Derêka K. Bennett
According to recent reports, Tay-K was found guilty of murder even after it was noted that he was not the one who fired the weapon that killed 21-year-old Ethan Walker. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0GxG9dB14g/?igshid=e7jblam8fujk Prosecutors argued that Tay-K was...
Posted on July 19th, 2019
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RK Jackson
Iggy Azalea finally delivers her sophomore album, the 12-track In My Defense comes as the first official release through her own Bad Dreams Records imprint distributed through EMPIRE. The album includes J. White Did It-produced 'Sally Walker,' a 2012 follow up with Juicy...
Posted on July 19th, 2019
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RK Jackson
If you've seen any of the viral videos popping up of André 3000 casually strolling around the streets, playing the double flute, we might finally have an answer as to why. I saw a man walking around my terminal playing a flute for 40min and was losing my mind because...
Posted on July 19th, 2019
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RK Jackson
After ending her high-profile relationship with Diddy last year, singer and model Cassie is on a new journey in life, motherhood and music. This year has been one for the books for Ventura, she fell in love with her trainer Alex Fine, and is pregnant with her first child....