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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Shanell ft. Lil Wayne & Drake – So Good

Considering “The Motto” has quickly become one of the most talked about songs of the week, Young Money is cashing in on the attention by unleashing the latest single from up and coming singer Shanell that just-so-happens to feature both Wayne and Drake. “So Good” is bound to be invading radio in no time, but […]

Big Sean charged with Sexual Assault

Big Sean has been charged with sexual assault in upstate New York this week following a complaint issued by a female fan about an interaction at a recent concert in Niagra Falls. State Park Police charged the 23-year-old Detroit rapper, whose full name is Sean Anderson, with misdemeanor counts of forcible touching, unlawful imprisonment and […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Game ft. Lil Wayne – Red Nation

Game has released his latest visuals and the results are controversial. Already banned from MTV and BET for its affiliation with the Bloods, “Red Nation” brings us a giant beat and even larger hook. Check out the entire clip, uncut, below:

“The Marshall Mathers LP” goes diamond

At least someone is still selling music these days. Just four weeks after The Eminem Show was honored for crossing the ten million sales mark, Eminem’s Sophomore effort, The Marshall Mathers LP, has done the same. That’s two diamond certified records in one year! Congrats Em, you deserve it.

MUSIC VIDEO: Pusha T – Can I Live

Pusha T has released another set of visual to accompany his latest mixtape, Fear Of God. You can view the video for “Can I Live” below. Pusha will re-release Fear Of God as an EP soon. Expect details in the coming weeks.

MUSIC VIDEO: Lil Wayne ft. Rick Ross – If I Die Today (John)

The audio arrived a few weeks back, but one of the first confirmed Carter IV tracks now has a video. “If I Day Today (John)” features Weezy and Ross doing the same thing we’ve seen in all recent YMCMB videos: People standing in front of a green screen while crazy and completely unrealistic video montages […]

DMX moved due to mental illness

Billboard is reporting that rapper DMX has been moved to the Mental Health Unit of Arizona State Prison Complex facility, Alhambra, where he’s been serving his (most recent) jail sentence. This move comes following a comment made by the judge in DMX’s last case in which she noted that the rapper, whose been arrested convicted of 11 felonies and 15 misdemeanors, appeared to be suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder (possibly bi-polar disorder). Will we bring you more on this story as it develops.

Waka Flocka raided

According to TMZ, the home of rapper Waka Flocka Flame was raided today after a search warrant was issued seeking marijuana and gang related paraphernalia. Flocka wasn’t home at the time, but officers did walk in find Gucci Mane at the residence and arrested him (he was later freed). Additionally, the site is also claiming cops confiscated two firearms from the home. Read more, here.