Rihanna‘s former publicist has come forward and confessed to starting rumors that Jay Z was cheating with the artist as he was married to wife Beyonce. Jonathan Hay admitted that he he made up the rumor to push “Pon de Replay,” Rihanna’s 2005 hit song. Hay only came forward after he was outed in a […]

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Just call him J Electronica. On October 30th, Ma Dukes Yancey and the Dilla estate, in conjunction with Vintage Vibez Music Group, will release Dillatronic, a collection of over 40 unreleased, electronic-influenced Dilla instrumentals. Apparently Dilla, who of course hailed from the city that gave us Techno, had a whole stash of genre bending beats […]

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Just a month after dropping his last mixtape, Slime Season, Young Thug is already geared up to drop its follow-up. Thugger announced via Instagram that he is releasing Slime Season 2 on Halloween. That’s not the only release the “Stoner” rapper has scheduled for that day. The joint mixtape with him and Migos, MigoThuggin, is also set to drop on […]

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Drake graces the 100th issue of FADER magazine and offers his first in-depth interview since last year’s controversial Rolling Stone Q&A. And it’s a doozy. He touches on alot here, but let’s be real, you want to know if he addresses Meek Mill and the ghostwriting allegations. He in fact does. Here he is expressing […]

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A couple of weeks ago, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire dropped his new EP, Live Forever. It’s available for purchase on iTunes as we speak, but today he is providing a full stream of the project for your pre-purchase perusal. Check it out below and watch his new video for “Ice Cups” here.

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He was mostly comedy, but the online rap community mourns the death of rapper 3Pac, who passed after a water polo contest late last week. 3Pac, real name Ryan Harryman, was a student at San Jose State University and rapped part-time. He was removed from life support Saturday, because his brain was greatly damaged when […]

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Gucci Mane will be releasing another project from prison. After writing an open letter to his fans comparing his consistency as an independent artist to a machine, it was revealed via his Instagram that he will in fact be dropping a mixtape or album titled The Machine.  In the open letter, Guwop hinted at the title […]

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Def Jam has been crowned the most successful hip-hop record label of all time, according to a study by  New York consultant Matt Daniels. Daniels analyzed the chart history of different record labels and determined who was the most successful according to how many hits they had on the Billboard charts. In his study, Def […]

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After teasing several of the freestyles over the course of the last couple of months, Lucki releases the FREEWAVE EP proper. Stream in full below and check out videos for the various tracks here, here and here.

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(AllHipHop News) “Hotline Bling” has become one of the biggest hits of Drake’s career. The single is closing in on the #1 spot on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, and Drizzy just released the video for the track overnight. [ALSO READ: Madchild Says Drake Is A Bigger Artist Than Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem & Every Rapper (VIDEO)] While […]

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Kanye releases two new tracks, not through an immersive VIP multimedia experience, but via Soundcloud. First we have “When I See It,” a take on The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends,” and you can continue below for a new version of “Say You Will” from 808s & Heartbreaks featuring Caroline Shaw.

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Eric and Jeff are joined by the indomitable A$AP Ferg on this week’s edition of the Waste of Time Podcast. Harlem’s own A$AP Ferg dropped by South Harlem for this week’s episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal. We talked about his upcoming album, hanging out with Missy Elliott, Timbaland AND Magoo, and what […]

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This week’s Medicated Consumption leak is called “What For” and it features Whispers. The tape will be out next week on October 23rd. Rivers also dropped off a new freestyle over Ice Cube’s “You Know How We Do It” beat. Produced by JRim

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