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SINGLE REVIEW: LZRS TXN – “Let It Go”

Artist: LZRS TXN Song: “Let It Go” Album: TBA Self-described “intergalactic groovy” duo LZRS TXN‘s debut Side A EP existed somewhere between Graduation-era Kanye West and a medley of danceable, upbeat electronics. The combination was potent enough to garner the attention of the Boston Globe, so it’s only right their new single, “Let It Go,” continues the tradition of […]

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A$AP Rocky And Tyler, The Creator Announce The Best Hip-Hop Tour Of The Year

2015 has been a godsend of a year for hip-hop fans. With artists like Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar releasing long-awaited follow-up records to high praise, newcomers like Joey Bada$$ and Young Thug making waves in the blogosphere, and Kanye promising to release SWISH at some point by the year’s end, there’s been more than enough […]

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Chris Cartier’s “Minimum Wage” Is The Best Song Of The Week

If you were to try and understand the state of American economics by listening to Top 40 radio you may walk away feeling like everything is fine for the majority of US citizens. You would be incredibly wrong, but given the constant celebration of excess and lavish lifestyles heard in the music created by the […]

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Game & Drake Swap Bars About The Realities Of Fame On “100”

The Game and Drake just delivered a new single that is destined to take hip-hop by storm in no time at all. Remember when Drake was spotted dropping a few unreleased bars to a sold out Detroit crowd late last month? That so-called freestyle was actually an unannounced preview for the Toronto native’s latest collaboration […]

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Gucci Mane May Be Free This Summer

Gucci Mane, otherwise known as the only Ice Cream Man the world will ever need, may soon be a free man. Early this morning, June 22, producer Mike Will Made-It sent the internet ablaze when he tweeted that rapper Gucci Mane would soon be released from prison. As the rumor began to spread, a Reddit […]

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New Music: Migos – “John Wick” & “Pretty Little Lady”

Despite an ongoing legal battle that has left one member behind bars for over a month, Migos continue to share new music with fans. We shared one new song last week, and just last night two more tracks found their way online. Produced by Deko, “John Wick” and “Pretty Little Lady” showcase two very different […]

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The Weeknd Drops “The Hills”

The Weeknd may still be enjoying the success of his single “Earned It,” but he’s back today with a new single and video fans are sure to enjoy. “The Hills” arrives online just two days after a number of unexpected leaks from The Weeknd hit the net (including the incredible “I Can’t Feel My Face“). […]

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New Music: Juicy J Feat. Drake & Ty Dolla $ign – “Tryna F*ck”

Without warning or promotion, a new Juicy J track has begun to circulate online that many are already calling the next big hit of summer 2015. “Tryna Fuck” is not the kind of title you can sell to radio, but the studio quality song that leaked from Juicy J over the weekend is actually the edited […]

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New Music: Young Thug – “Spaghetti Factory” & “Scoop”

There have been so many quality Young Thug loosies dropping as of late I wouldn’t be surprised if the man behind Barter 6 had a new mixtape on the way. I don’t know if that is the plan or not, but I know our site certainly wouldn’t complain. This weekend, while most of us were […]

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Migos Release “Origin” Music Video

Offset may still be behind bars, but that is not stopping the men of Migos from building hype for their upcoming debut album. Today, less than a week after releasing their Still On Lock mixtape, Migos partnered with WorldStarHipHop to share their video for “Origin.” The song appears to be taken from Migos’ debut album, […]

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Ikey Reigns Supreme; All Hail King Jaffe, Hip-Hop’s New Highness

Apart from maybe Run The Jewels, the most exciting thing about hip-hop for me last year was Ikey. He only released a single track–a debut of sorts–but it was a perfectly chosen debut to serve as the gloves he came out swinging with. Initially elusive as all get out, the now-DC-based, mostly Nigerian-raised emcee seemingly […]

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Migos Postpone ‘Yung Rich Nation’ Tour, Issue Statement

With less than a week to go before their highly anticipated US headlining tour was set to begin, the member of Migos have announced they have been forced to postpone the Yung Rich Nation tour until July. Speaking to fans and journalists through a press release, the members of Migos avoided bringing up their recent […]