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  • fresh teaNew Video: Boosie Badazz “Drugs & Money”
    Boosie Badazz can’t get enough of drugs and money in his Goat Talk‘s new video. After spreading knowledge with “Living Is Winning“, Boosie weighs in on his additions in the album’s new video. Here, the rapper recollects his past issues at an AA meeting and enjoys the fruits of labor from h…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 9:11am -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Justin Bieber Ft. Kehlani “Get Me”
    JB and Kehlani connect. Justin Bieber yearns for love on his new duet featuring Kehlani. On the steamy track, the pair croon back-and-forth on affinity and their newfound relationship. Changes by Justin Bieber drops on February 14.
    - 22 hours ago 27 Jan 20, 9:08pm -
  • Rap Radar Podcast: City Girls
    The City Girls meet the Rap Radar Boys. Now that the City Girls have reunited, the Quality Control duo is on a quest to continue their success together. For their first appearance on the Rap Radar Podcast, JT and Yung Miami speaks with Elliott Wilson and Brian B. Dot Miller on new music, their brief…
    - 1 day ago 27 Jan 20, 10:11am -
  • New Video: Grip “Yams Interlude”
    Pull up. Grip revisits his stellar Snubnose project with its brand new music video. In the whimsical clip, the rising star from Atlanta mobs with the crew across town. They post up in the streets and loiter during the night at a local Citgo. Free Yams.
    - 1 day ago 27 Jan 20, 9:48am -
  • New Music: Jaz-O “M-A-R-See-Why”
    Welcome to Marcy. Jaz-O is back. After reuniting with Jay-Z back in 2017 and signing a deal with Roc Nation last year, Jaz-O returns with the first single on the label. On the track, The Originator reps his Brooklyn projects and recollects the good and bad times with his new ally. Jaz-O’s The Warm…
    - 1 day ago 27 Jan 20, 9:30am -
  • New Video: Boosie Badazz “Living Is Winning”
    Life is won. Living is winning in the latest music video off Boosie Badazz’s Goat Talk. And with his son, Tootie Raww in the passenger seat, Poppa Boosie takes the wheel on the lessons of life. Listen up.
    - 1 day ago 27 Jan 20, 9:08am -

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  • fresh teaPost Malone Eyes New Album for 2020
    It’s been less than five months since Post Malone released an album, but he’s already plotting his return. The Hollywood’s Bleeding singer revealed that he is planning to release a new project sometime this year. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he teased the announcement. “I hope to have…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 4:46pm -
  • fresh teaM.I.A. Announces Return, Teases New Single
    M.I.A. is readying new music for a new decade. The “Paper Planes” rapper has announced that she will release her first music in over three years this Friday, Jan. 31. She also shared a trippy teaser of the dance-ready track, which incorporates her worldly sound over a drum machine and flute inst…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 3:24pm -
  • fresh teaMeek Mill Reportedly Stared Down Nicki Minaj and Husband Before Confrontation
    More details are emerging in what led to Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj’s explosive confrontation over the weekend. Sources close to the situation tell TMZ that Nicki and her husband Kenneth Petty walked into Maxfield in West Hollywood on Friday when they were stared down by Meek Mill. The “nasty sta…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 12:25pm -
  • fresh teaLexii Alijai’s Cause of Death Revealed
    Lexii Alijai’s cause of death has been revealed. The 21-year-old rapper died last month as a result of mixed fentanyl and ethanol toxicity, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed to E! News. The manner of death was accidental. Alijai, granddaughter of the legendary Roger Troutma…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 11:30am -
  • fresh teaRihanna Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant
    Rihanna pays respect to the Black Mamba. Following messages from Ice Cube, Lil Wayne, and Drake, Rihanna is the latest artist to honor Kobe Bryant with a heartfelt dedication. Taking to Instagram on Monday night, the singer was still in a state of shock. She paid homage to the NBA champion, his 13-y…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 10:17am -
  • fresh teaJuice WRLD Has 2,000 Unreleased Songs for Possible Posthumous Projects
    Juice WRLD’s music will live on. The late rapper reportedly had tons of music waiting in the vault. Sources close to Juice tell TMZ that he had recorded around 2,000 unreleased tracks prior to his death last month. Some of that material could find its way onto future projects. His team is discussi…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 9:35am -

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  • fresh teaSlander Hint At Huge Collaboration with Another Leading DJ Duo
    Incoming collab! Slander just teased an apparent collaboration with Louis the Child and both fan bases are all about it. As some of the leading names in EDM, it was only a matter of time before these duos teamed up. All it took was a tag and a single emoji to build the EDM Twitter hype. […]This…
    - 5 mins ago 28 Jan 20, 6:50pm -
  • fresh teaBronze Whale Find The Perfect Blend In New Single, “Austin Is Fading” with Poles
    It’s been a little bit since we’ve covered Bronze Whale, and it seems like a fine wine, they’ve only aged with time. And, like wine, the flavor profile can change a little bit as it sits in the bottle. For Bronze Whale, that has meant blending their indie and electronic vibes with a little bit…
    - 29 mins ago 28 Jan 20, 6:26pm -
  • fresh teaRival Gets Powerful & Emotional In New Single, “Wreckage” with Neoni
    Rival had an incredible 2019. The newer artist released an astonishing twelve singles last year, not including a remix he did for Amille and an acoustic version of his song “Demons.” Now, he’s starting 2020 with a bang by dropping “Wreckage” with Neoni. Call this heaven trap or future bass…
    - 43 mins ago 28 Jan 20, 6:12pm -
  • fresh teaEDM Is Freaking Out Over Porter Robinson’s 2020 Album Announce
    Porter Robinson changed the game with his 2014 album Worlds — and he’s about to do it again. Naturally, the EDM world has no chill today with the news of Porter’s long-awaited followup album. The reactions range from sheer excitement to happy tears to hope. Rezz compliments his “artistic int…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 5:08pm -
  • fresh teaGetter Is Back On His Dubstep with “Represent” [TEASER]
    Getter is back with his heaviest track in a hot minute — “Represent” is coming soon. The DJ/producer just dropped a gnarly teaser for the forthcoming release, which rocks hip hop-inspired flow, gritty synths and an unexpected riddim drop sure to please bass heads everywhere. It seems Getter is…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 3:33pm -
  • fresh teaWin Tickets To See JAUZ On The Dangerous Waters Tour This Weekend
    Jauz is currently in the midst of his biggest headlining tour ever, the Dangerous Waters tour, with the all-new stage The Fin. This Saturday, he’s touching down in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium with Habstrakt, Drezo, and TYNAN. Enter HERE or below for your chance to win a pair…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 2:06pm -

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  • fresh teaKelley Deal Joining Protomartyr As Touring Member For Upcoming Dates
    I-75 indie heroes Protomartyr (of Detroit) and Kelley Deal (of Dayton) worked closely together on 2018's "Consolation E.P." Now they're taking the relationship to the next level: The Breeders legend will be a member of the Protomartyr live band for a series of upcoming Midwest tour dates.
    - 36 mins ago 28 Jan 20, 6:19pm -
  • fresh teaKesha – “Tonight”
    At the end of the week, Kesha will release her new album High Road, an entertaining and sometimes moving collection of songs on which she successfully moves beyond the drama that has defined her last few years. After releasing advance singles "Raising Hell" (the one with Big Freedia and a televangel…
    - 56 mins ago 28 Jan 20, 5:59pm -
  • fresh teaLittle Dragon – “Hold On”
    The reliable Swedish pop group Little Dragon spent the last couple years putting out a decent collection of one-off tracks. Today, they're announcing a new full-length album, the follow-up to 2017's Season High. It's called New Me, Same Us and it'll be out at the end of March. Today, they're sha…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 12:35pm -
  • fresh teaAlessia Cara Leads 2020 Juno Award Nominations
    The Juno Awards, Canada's answer to the Grammys, has announced its 2020 nominees. Leading the pack with the most nominations is Alessia Cara, who released her sophomore album The Pains Of Growing back in fall 2018. She's up for Single Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Artist Of The Year, Songwriter Of…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
  • fresh teaCaribou – “Never Come Back”
    Canadian producer Dan Snaith revived his long-running Caribou project late last year with the singles "Home" and "You And I." Exactly one month from today, he's releasing his first new album in five years, Suddenly, a loose concept album about family and the sudden moments of dramatic change that ca…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 11:47am -
  • fresh teaFleetwood Mac Will Never Reunite With Lindsey Buckingham Says Mick Fleetwood
    Back in 2018, Lindsey Buckingham was very publicly fired from Fleetwood Mac and the band went on tour without him with Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell and Crowded House's Neil Finn taking over his duties. And while the impasse between Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac may have become less…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 11:37am -

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HipHop Wired

  • fresh teaImages of Samsung’s Latest Foldable Phone, The Galaxy Z Flip Reportedly Leak Ahead of Event
    Samsung is fully invested in the foldable phone movement. The Korean tech giant is following up its Galaxy Fold with the Galaxy Z Flip according to a recent leak. Rumors about Samsung’s latest foldable phone have been floating around for some time now, thanks to the significant leak provided by Wi…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 3:02pm -
  • fresh teaTsunami Warnings Posted After 7.7 Earthquake Near Jamaica, Cuba
    A strong earthquake off the coast of Jamaica has caused the issuance of several tsunami warnings across the region. Along with Jamaica, Cuba, the Cayman Islands and parts of Mexico are under the warning. As reported by The Weather Channel, the 7.7-magnitude earthquake was reported at around 2:10 ET…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 1:51pm -
  • fresh teaShaquille O’Neal Hasn’t Eaten Or Slept Since Kobe Bryant’s Death
    The repercussions of Kobe Bryant’s death will be resonating throughout the world for a long time. One personal friend of the Black Mamba going through it is longtime ex-teammate Shaquille O’Neal. The duo won three championships during their run as Los Angeles Lakers teammates. However, oftentime…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 12:55pm -
  • fresh teaBad Bunny Drops Heartfelt “6 Rings” Track In Honor Of Kobe Bryant
    The tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant, and the other passengers that passed over the weekend is heavy on the hearts and minds of many. Puerto Rican star Bad Bunny released a tribute to the NBA legend titled “6 Rings,” which pays tribute to the Black Mamba and Gigi. The track…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 12:01pm -
  • fresh teaMamba Love: Nike Confirms Kobe Bryant Products Sold Out, Not Suspended
    Millions across the globe continue to grieve the passing of the NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. It seems his fans are even more prouder than ever to wear his signature items. Shortly after his tragic death rumors started circulating that Nike had halted all sales of Kobe Bryant endorsed products. Conside…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 10:53am -
  • fresh teaRapper Lexii Alijai’s Cause of Death Revealed
    The cause of death for burgeoning rapper Lexii Alijai has been revealed. On Monday (Jan. 27) three weeks after her untimely death, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office announced that the 1AM Records artist died as a result of a lethal mixture of fentanyl and ethanol, ruling her death a…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Jan 20, 10:50am -

Dead End Hip Hop

  • BRZOWSKI – “To the Fellow Travellers” Video
    Portland, Maine-to-Dallas,Texas prog-rap transplant BRZOWSKI caps off a prolific year by releasing his fourth compilation of new/rare/demo/collaborative songs “Blooddrive Vol. 4” (11/21/19, Milled Pavement Records), featuring such indie-rap luminaries as billy woods, Spoken Nerd, Elucid, Swordpl…
    - 55 days ago 4 Dec 19, 8:58am -
  • Rod and Myke Soulja Boy Debate! | Unreleased Footage from 2011
    This is old behind the scenes footage from April 29, 2011 that was never released until now. Myke and Rod (Modest Media) debate about the relevance of Soulja Boy and if he’s good or not for the hip-hop culture. We also talk about Lil B somewhere in here as well. Enjoy! Click here to subscribe [……
    - 24 Jan 19, 11:11am -
  • Moodie Black – MB III – DEHH Premiere
    M B I I I by Moodie Black   Noise rap pioneers Moodie Black, called “brilliant and formidable” (Noisey), release MB III. MB III is the third installment in a series of breakout EPs that began with MB which caught the attention of Anthony Fantano (The Needle Drop) and led to their sign…
    - 4 Jan 19, 9:11am -
  • The Bandcamp Beat: December 2018 Edition
    Bandcamp is an incredible source for music nowadays and truly requires the attention of music listeners of all genres. Many rap artists and producers, such as Knxwledge and Ohbliv, have heavily utilized the music outlet to the point where it has become the main (or only) source for their releases. T…
    - 1 Jan 19, 6:42pm -
  • Editor’s Choice: Music For The Anxious: A Year In Review
     “Ain’t nothing to be afraid of. You got goals. You got things you want. Move forward”—Cris Copastetik I have a new tradition I do every year on New Year’s Eve where I write a list of everything I wish to purge from my body in hopes that the Universe will transmute that energy into [……
    - 30 Dec 18, 5:43pm -
  • MILFENCE’s Top 50 Rap Albums of 2018
    To say 2018 was a great year for rap music would be an understatement. In reality, I feel like most years are pretty decent music-wise as long as you have your ears in the right places. However, 2018 felt different. The underground scene in particular really showed out this year. Several artists dro…
    - 30 Dec 18, 4:28pm -
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