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Hip Hop Week In Review: J. Cole, 21 Savage & Ab-Soul

This week in Hip Hop, J. Cole’s highly-anticipated album 4 Your Eyez Only was released to much fanfare. Also, 21 Savage continues to taunt Tyga and lust over his girl Kylie Jenner and Ab-Soul’s follow-up album to

Vince Staples Drops Bars on Jahkoy’s ‘California Heaven’ Remix

Vince Staples drops some his customary flames on Jahkoy‘s “California Heaven” remix. Listen to the L.A.-Toronto connection for yourself up top. The original version “California Heaven” features a verse from SchoolBoy Q, but Vince more than does his

J. Cole ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ 1 Listen Album Review Article

J. Cole’s back with the least hip-hop album his increasingly historic hip-hop career. This is what it sounds like… It's taken a long time for me to connect with J. Cole.  For years, I think it was

Kanye West Makes First Public Appearance Since Breakdown

At this point nothing Kanye West does is too surprising, but still, fans were a little taken aback when the rapper popped up with blond hair earlier today (Dec. 8). You can peep his new look up top.

Post Malone Drops Official Debut Album ‘Stoney’

Republic Records In Feb. 2015, a rapper named Post Malone released a song called “White Iverson.” Almost instantly, the song was an online smash, eventually shooting up to No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and landing

Spotify No Longer in Talks to Buy SoundCloud

Spotify.com, SoundCloud.com Back in September it looked like there was a good chance that Spotify would be buying SoundCloud. According to Sources at TechCrunch, Spotify has now backed out discussions surrounding that potential deal. According to the tech site’s source,

Chance The Rapper Meets Kanye West Beats on ‘Chance The Dropout’ Mashup Tape

With his wit, musical dexterity and Chicago upbringing, you could argue that Chance The Rapper is a sort successor to Kanye West. So it’s no surprise that his vocals sound right at home over classic Yeezy beats. Recently, one producer

Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ Hits a Billion Views on YouTube

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis continue to rack up achievements with their 2012 single “Thrift Shop,” the song’s video recently surpassing a billion views on YouTube. Macklemore celebrated the milestone on Instagram posting the above screenshot. “It started with

Trip Lee Shares Journey Of Perseverance For "The Waiting Room" Mixtape

2016 marks a decade that Trip Lee has been in the music industry since the release his debut album, If They Only Knew, in 2006. As an original member Reach Records and the 116 Clique, the Dallas native

Who Wants Tickets To CONTROL With DJ Premier, Salva & Lakim?

Los Angeles, CA – On Friday, December 16, CONTROL will be bringing Hip Hop champions DJ Premier, Salva, and Lakim to the AVALON stage to throw down eccentric bass-heavy sets and guess what, we have tickets for