Fans wishing for a J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar collaborative album are getting a consolation prize from their respective labels. Dreamville’s Cozz confirmed he’s teaming up with Top Dawg Entertainment’s REASON for a joint project on Monday (May 25). “Man this project between me and reason gon be something special,” Cozz wrote Twitter. “Just wait […]

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Mozzy is back with a new solo album titled Beyond Bulletproof. The project is his first studio LP since 2018’s Gangland Landlord and the follow-up to 2019’s Internal Affairs mixtape. The Sacramento-bred MC’s 13-track album features collaborations with G Herbo, Polo G, King Von, Celly Ru, E Mozzy and Eric Bellinger, among others. Production is […]

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Hollywood, CA – Like the rest of the world, Hip Hop is feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as continues its rampage. For this week’s episode of The Breakdown, current host Page Kennedy takes a look at the effects the virus is having on the industry in an episode called “The Quarantine Effect On […]

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Brooklyn, NY – Torae is bringing his music industry experience to the classroom. According to Billboard, the veteran MC has been hired to teach an eight-work course called The Business of Music at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. The school’s course description says Torae will explore “the mechanics of streaming, publishing, marketing strategies, merchandising, touring, […]

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Nashville’s Brian Brown has released his debut LP Journey. The 10-track album features production by Black Metaphor, Sir iLLington and Free P, among others. “The main thing that I want people to get out of this is to keep going,” Brown tells RealStreetRadio. “No matter the roadblock, no matter where ya headed, etc. keep going.” […]

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Nearly 10 months after Nipsey Hussle’s March 31 shooting death, his final album Victory Lap has reportedly been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The Grammy Award-nominated project was initially released last February and debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, selling roughly 53,000 album-equivalent units in its first week. Following […]

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Quando Rondo has dropped his major label debut QPac. The Atlantic Records artist’s album serves as the follow-up to 2019’s From The Neighborhood To The Stage mixtape. The Georgia native’s latest project is comprised of 18 tracks. Guests include 2 Chainz, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Lil Durk, Polo G and Luh Kel. View Rondo’s […]

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Kanye West may have to temporarily suspend his outpouring of religious media to go back to court. According to TMZ, a judge has granted EMI’s request to reopen the lawsuit the label filed against West. Kanye started the legal battle, alleging that his contract would lock him into a lifetime of “servitude.” He also sought […]

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Gordon Klein isn’t the only fancy train boy anymore. After taking more than two decades to perfect the rugged skyscrapers, the beaten-up warehouses, the cabooses, and a whole lot of choo-choos, Rod Stewart has unveiled his massive model-train set to the public. And we are floored. The low-key locomotive enthusiast granted Railway Modeller the exclusive […]

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Lil Mosey has released his new studio album Certified Hitmaker. The teen rapper’s LP is the follow-up to his major label debut Northsbest, which dropped in October 2018. The Interscope Records artist’s sophomore album includes 14 tracks. Chris Brown, Gunna, Trippie Redd and AJ Tracey make guest appearances on the project. View Mosey’s Certified Hitmaker […]

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Tarzana, CA – Chris Brown is prepping for a major yard sale at his home and has shared his address with his roughly 57.9 million Instagram followers — again. The polarizing R&B singer took to the social media platform on Tuesday (November 5) to remind everyone it’s going down at 19602 Citrus Ridge Drive in […]

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Kembe X is back with a new album titled I Was Depressed Until I Made This. The LP is the follow-up to the Top Dawg Entertainment affiliate’s debut LP Talk Back, which dropped in 2016. The Chicago-bred rapper’s sophomore album is a 13-track effort featuring IDK, Zacari and Trent The Hooligan. Production is handled by […]

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Los Angeles, CA – To cap off the Toronto Raptors being crowned NBA champions, Drake decided to get a ring of his own. TMZ sports learned that the 30 carat diamond piece was produced by luxury jewelry-maker Jason Arasheben, founder of Jason of Beverly Hills. He values it at over $150,000, according to Complex. View […]

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West Coast rapper Travis Thompson has released Reckless Endangerment, his first studio album for Epic Records. The 15-track LP features collaborations with Macklemore, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Prometheus Brown of Blue Scholars, Sylvan LaCue, Reason and A-Trak, among others. “Reckless Endangerment is a misdemeanor,” Thompson says in a press release. “It’s living wrongfully. It’s a charge you […]

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Childish Major has made a name for himself through his production work and guest appearances, but now he’s stepping into the solo spotlight with his full-length debut. Two years after releasing his Woo$ah EP, the Atlanta-based artist has dropped Dirt Road Diamond. The LP features 11 tracks with production by Childish, Jake One, Ron Gilmore, Epikh […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Mustard is known for taking over the summer with his hits, so it’s only right he dips his foot into the summer festival season. The prolific producer has launched the first-ever SUMMERSFEST right in his hometown of Los Angeles. The festival is scheduled to take place on August 12 at The […]

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Comethazine has skipped right over a potential Bawskee 3 mixtape to release Bawskee 3.5. The new tape comes after he kicked off 2019 with his Bawskee 2 project in January. The Alamo Records artist’s latest work features 12 tracks, including the recently released single “Stand.” Each song is relatively short with the majority of the […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Kendrick Lamar enlisted the help of Brazilian tattoo artist Davi Escobar for a recent coverup job. According to an Instagram post from the Pinheira-based tattooist, the session took place in Los Angeles on April 19 and lasted roughly 16 hours. “#tbt Epic session with Mr. Lamar LA April 19,” Escobar wrote in […]

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Eminem is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his Slim Shady LP with some new merchandise. This Friday (April 26), the rap superstar will release a Slim Shady LP collection through his online store and unveil previously unreleased artwork from the album. “YO! PSA – #SSLP20 stuff drops Friday!” he announced Instagram. “Went back with @dannyhastings […]

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