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Big Sean Says There Isn't 'A Lot Of Good Rap Music Out'
Added: 21 January 2015 | Read 106 times

With his third studio album slated for release later this year, Detroit, Michigan rapper Big Sean spoke briefly on his first two albums during an interview with XXL magazine. The Motor City lyricist fessed up to releasing albums he says had their flaws, but also expressed optimism at the idea of one day releasing a perfect album.

Big Sean later declared that there isn’t “a lot of good rap music out there” and shared that it’s his responsibility to release good rap music.

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Cash Money 'Dead' Without Lil Wayne, Says Charlamagne Tha God
Added: 20 January 2015 | Read 372 times

Power 105.1 radio personality Charlamagne Tha God serves as the latest music insider to offer their thoughts on the recent fallout between Lil Wayne and his label, Cash Money Records. Charlamagne went on to question the credibility of Birdman and questioned why anyone would sign with the CEO after he was called out by Lil Wayne for a second time.

The radio host then declared that Lil Wayne was the one “who made Cash Money what it is” today.

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Eminem To Appear On 'Worldwide Choppers 2' According To Tech N9ne
Added: 20 January 2015 | Read 170 times

Kansas City, Missouri rapper Tech N9ne has confirmed that fellow artist Eminem will appear on “Worldwide Choppers 2.” The Strange Music lyricist revealed the news weeks ago during a concert at Oklahoma’s Diamond Ballroom on December 11, 2014.

YouTube user, UnofficialEminem recently uploaded audio of Tech N9ne speaking on Eminem’s “Worldwide Choppers 2” verse, during his December concert.

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ASAP Ferg Holds Moment Of Silence For ASAP Yams At Concert
Added: 19 January 2015 | Read 132 times

Over the weekend, A$AP Mob’s founder A$AP Yams passed away at the age of 26. The hip-hop world was stunned by his untimely death but no one was more hurt than his Harlem brethrens of the A$AP Mob. A$AP Ferg, who is on tour with YG, decided not to cancel last night’s show at The Fillmore in Maryland and paid homage to his friend while he was on stage. After a moment of silence, Ferg lightened the mood and said jokingly “If Yams was here to party with us right now, he might have told you he fucked your bitch.”

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Curren$y Unveils 'Pilot Talk 3' Album Art
Added: 19 January 2015 | Read 99 times

Curren$y has taken to his Instagram to drop a gem on his fans. Spitta Andretti unveiled the album art for his upcoming Pilot Talk 3 album. The NOLA native stated last year that the album supposed to drop during the latter months of 2014 but it got pushed back for unknown reasons.

“Just a sample….. Prepare yourselves…. #pilottalk3 #jlr@dbwuzhere on the illustrations … Thank him for the visual work on the previous pilot talks,” he posted on IG.

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Drake's Dad Dennis Graham Announces Return To Music
Added: 19 January 2015 | Read 178 times

Drake's father, Dennis Graham who in his past was a notable musician himself, was perhaps inspired by his son and is making his own return to music.

Via Instagram, Graham, who began his musical career in 1962, says he's working on a new single and is looking for a female rapper to be a part of it.

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Rae Sremmurd's Interview On 'Highly Questionable' Was Outrageous
Added: 18 January 2015 | Read 230 times

If you’ve been hip to Rae Sremmurd’s turnt style of music, then you shouldn’t be surprised that this southern rap duo has the crazy personality to back it up.

ESPN capitalized off of that by bringing the Mississippi natives on the show “Highly Questionable” for a interview.With Slim Jim constantly saying January 1st 2014 rocking a pair of big ass goggles, and Swae Lee moving wildly throughout the interview, you could say that the two appearing on the show was hilarious to say the least. During the interview, Rae Sremmurd talks about partying in Miami, being homeless (and throwing parties), and different athletes they’ve acquired attention from. Check out the interview below.

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Bishop Lamont Recalls Meeting Dr. Dre, Handing Him A Demo Tape
Added: 18 January 2015 | Read 94 times

Aftermath signee Bishop Lamont is a very skilled emcee but he's the beneficiary of a lot of luck as well.

The South Central, Los Angeles native signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath imprint after meeting him on set of The Game's "Dreams" video shoot. What's ironic is Lamont was actually looking for Kanye West that day and not the West Coast godfather.

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ASAP Yams Passes Away
Added: 18 January 2015 | Read 185 times

Once again, we see another talented young being passing away this year. This morning, ASAP Yams, died at age 26.

The young co-founder of ASAP Mob  didn’t just make appearances in the collective’s videos an music, but he helped open doors for everyone in ASAP Mob, especially the group’s biggest stars, ASAP Rocky and ASAP Ferg. There hasn’t been any confirmed details on how Yams died from any sources yet, however, there were allegations that it resulted from a drug overdose, according to HYPETRAK. RIP ASAP Yams, you are gone, but never forgotten. Peep the condolences sent below.

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Lupe Fiasco 'I Don't Want To Be Relevant Today'
Added: 16 January 2015 | Read 168 times

On the heels of his departure from Twitter, Lupe Fiasco opened up about his lack of desire to be relevant today in an article posted by Billboard yesterday (January 15).

“I don't want to be relevant today,” Lupe Fiasco says in the interview. “I don't want to be the go-to guy for the club song or to speak on all the dumb shit that's going around. I'm happy being that somewhat sophisticated, overly deep weird guy making powerful music – but just two or three degrees away from the center of attention. There is a new generation speaking to a new generation, so you have a Kendrick Lamar and a J. Cole and the other people who are the new Lupes. I don't have the same lingo. I don't sip lean or smoke weed. I can't compete with a Wiz Khalifa for the attention of a 12-year old.”

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

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Rapper Lil' Wayne has been hit with a $15,000,000 lawsuit over the hit single “BedRock.”

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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

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