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  • fresh teaNew Video: Reeseynem & Chance The Rapper “What’s The Hook?”
    That’s The Hook If you’re looking for the hook, Reeseynem and Chance The Rapper got it on this boastful collaboration. In the accompanying video, Reeseynem and Chance had the block going off the hook, thanks to some friends and a whole lot of twerkers. Pull up a chair and enjoy.
    - 10 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 1:17pm -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Wale “I Wish I Mixed My Ex (Remix)”
    Sorry Not Sorry Wale sure knows how to spice up a track. And for his latest addition, emotions don’t get the best of him on this added verse to Mahalia’s “I Wish I Missed My Ex.” Ex, be gone.
    - 10 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 12:56pm -
  • fresh teaTravis Scott AstroWorld Tour Dates
    Wish You Were Here Travis Scott is taking his AstroWorld across the North America. Teasing the trek last week by revealing the cities, he has now announced the dates for each stop. Beginning November, 8 in Baltimore, Travis will hit major cities including his hometown of Houston for his first annua…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 12:20pm -
  • fresh teaNew Video: Cardi B Ft. Kehlani “Ring”
    Make It Ring Cardi B and Kehlani are waiting for your call. In the latest visual off Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy, all open lines are tied to Cardi while Kehlani occupies the booth. Better make it ring, baby.
    - 15 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 7:48am -
  • fresh teaTravis Scott ‘AstroWorld’ Remains At Top Of Billboard: Nicki Minaj ‘Queen’ Comes In Second
    AstroQueen It was an eventful week for Billboard as Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott battled for the top spot of this week’s Billboard’s 200. For this week, reining champ, Travis Scott remains at the top spot for its second consecutive week with his latest album, AstroWorld. Meanwhile, Nicki Mina…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 6:41am -
  • fresh teaNew Music: KYLE Ft. Logic & Kehlani “Playinwitme (Remix) “
    Livin’ Good Tricks are for kids, and KYLE still isn’t having it. Enlisting Logic for his Kehlani-collaboration, the D.M.V. rapper maneuvers the mind games with some slick cheat coded bars. The clock’s still ticking, and they ain’t got time for that.
    - 17 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 5:42am -

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  • fresh teaPost Malone Performs Mashup with Aerosmith at VMAs
    Post Malone capped off the VMAs like a true “rockstar.” Wearing a smiley face-printed suit, the platinum hitmaker opened his set with his chart-topping smash before 21 Savage delivered his verse. Posty then joined the original rockstars, Aerosmith, for a surprise mashup performance. As he played…
    - 51 mins ago 20 Aug 18, 9:57pm -
  • fresh teaAriana Grande Performs ‘God Is a Woman’ at VMAs
    Fresh off the release of her new album Sweetener, Ariana Grande brought her art to life with a powerful performance of “God Is a Woman” at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Joined onstage by a diverse group of 50 female backup dancers, the pop goddess opened the set by recreating The Last Supper…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Aug 18, 9:19pm -
  • fresh teaTravis Scott Performs ‘Astroworld’ Medley at VMAs
    Travis Scott brought Astroworld to the VMAs. Fresh off his chart-topping album, the rapper lit up Radio City Music Hall with a medley of hits. He opened his set with “Stargazing” before going into “Stop Trying to Be God” with some help from James Blake. As Kylie Jenner nodded along, Travis r…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 8:57pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Jennifer Lopez’s Epic VMA Performance
    Jennifer Lopez joined icons like Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Beyoncé as the latest artist to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday. Wearing a gold leotard, the pop icon delivered an epic 10-minute retrospective of hits spanning her 20-year…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 8:33pm -
  • fresh teaNicki Minaj Performs ‘Queen’ Medley at VMAs
    The Queen came to slay. Nicki Minaj ruled the stage at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday (Aug. 20). During an electrifying performance from the World Trade Center subway station in New York City, Her Majesty served up a medley of Queen cuts. Donning a blonde bob and gold leotard, Nicki took…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 7:29pm -
  • fresh tea2018 MTV Video Music Awards: Red Carpet
    The stars were shining bright at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Monday (Aug. 20). Cardi B made her first public appearance since giving birth to daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus last month. The new mom, who leads the nominations with 10, came through drippi…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 5:46pm -

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  • fresh teaAvicii Wins Posthumous Award For Best Dance at VMAs 2018
    The dance category at the VMAs this year was hotly contested by all artists nominated: Avicii, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Marshmello and Zedd. However, in the end, the Moonman went to Avicii for “Lonely Together” with Rita Ora. The #VMA for Best Dance goes to @RitaOra and @A…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 9:08pm -
  • fresh teaDiplo Takes Over ‘Diplo & Friends’ For Epic 2-Hour Mix [LISTEN]
    For the latest episode of Diplo & Friends, the man Diplo recruited his “long time personal friend and lover” — himself — for an epic, two-hour mix. With Diplo in the mix, it’s nothing but nonstop dance-driven energy as he rinses tracks from tons of his friends including Valentino Khan, M…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 6:27pm -
  • fresh teaJauz presents the tracklist for his concept album “The Wise and The Wicked”
    The wait for Jauz’s debut album is nearly over, as The Wise and The Wicked is set to be released on August 31. And now, fans can witness the full tracklist and concept behind the album. To our surprise, it has been separated into chapters alternating between Wise and Wicked, and ultimately, Unit…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 6:24pm -
  • fresh teaThe 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Are Tonight
    The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards go down tonight and here’s everything you need to know leading up to showtime. Rapper Cardi B leads the pack with a total of 10 nominations, which is no shocker considering her swift rise to the hip hop throne this year. She’s followed by some more straight up…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 6:18pm -
  • fresh teaThe Eagles Surpass Michael Jackson For Best-Selling Album of All Time
    The Eagles are now certified 38-times platinum for their most famous record, as Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 becomes the best-selling album of all time in the U.S. “Take It Easy,” “Witchy Woman,” “Desperado,” and “Take It to the Limit” are just some of the hits housed on this 10…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 6:10pm -
  • fresh teaREPORT: 2/3 Of Women Worried About Sexual Harassment At Festivals
    Sexual harassment is a major problem at music festivals — and a new study has exposed some extremely upsetting statistics. According to Durham University research, 30% of women say they have been sexually harassed and 10% sexually assaulted. Safety at music festivals is a huge concern, as almost…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 4:16pm -

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  • fresh teaWatch Aerosmith Join Post Malone & 21 Savage At The VMAs
    It makes plenty of sense: Post Malone is a dirtbag sing-rapper and self-professed rock star -- his #1 smash "Rockstar" won Song Of The Year at the VMAs tonight, in fact -- and fellow dirtbags Aerosmith are exactly the sort of rock stars Malone professes to be. They are kindred spirits. I have to bel…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 8:54pm -
  • fresh teaMadonna Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin At The 2018 VMAs
    Aretha Franklin died last week at the age of 76. Tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna paid tribute with a long speech about how listening Franklin helped her get through hard times before she made a name for herself.
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  • fresh teaCamila Cabello Wins Video Of The Year At The 2018 VMAs
    Camila Cabello's "Havana" has won the 2018 MTV Video Music Award for Video Of The Year. The video was directed by Dave Meyers. The award was presented by Madonna. The field of nominees this year included the Carters' "Apeshit," Drake's "God's Plan," Childish Gambino's "This Is America," Ariana G…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 8:32pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Travis Scott Perform With James Blake At The 2018 VMAs
    With Astroworld, Travis Scott has the #1 album in America for the second straight week, much to Nicki Minaj's chagrin. Despite the chart triumph, he was supposed to sit behind Minaj at the VMAs tonight, so he asked to be moved to a different section of Radio City Music Hall to spare himself the indi…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 8:05pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Ariana Grande’s Last Supper-Themed “God Is A Woman” Performance At The VMAs
    Ariana Grande, the face of pop-culture in 2018, performed tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards. This performance follows a busy few months for Grande. She just released her infectious new album Sweetener and previously announced her hasty engagement to Pete Davidson, whose full name is the title of…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 7:47pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Jennifer Lopez Perform & Accept The Video Vanguard Award At The 2018 VMAs
    Is Jennifer Lopez an iconic music video artist? The answer is almost certainly no, unless by "iconic music video artist" you mean "artist whose music videos aired on television often enough when I was in high school that I vaguely remember them now." Is she famous enough that people might tune in to…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 7:26pm -

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  • fresh teaFRND Unveils Glitchy Hypnotic New Single “Before U I Didn’t Exist” Ahead Of Upcoming Sophomore EP
    Producer and songwriter FRND has become an exceptional talent in the rising electro pop community. The Crooked Paintings signee has been featured alongside Blackbear, Said The Sky, and Imad Royal and written for the likes of Lauv, Louis The Child, and Quinn XCII. In June, FRND unveiled his hyper em…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 1:20pm -
  • fresh teaDisclosure Surprises Fans With The Release Of “Moonlight”
    Disclosure is back again with another pleasant listen. Their new single “Moonlight” is prepared to serve as a pick me up for most as its swoon and relaxing atmosphere will lure you in for the replay. Charming you with its sleek basslines and vocal adlibs, the artists appear to not have a missed…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 12:38pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Yury’s Trend Tripping Music Video For His New Song “Out Perform”
    When the video was first sent to me, I had to watch it 3 more times before it sunk in. It’s weird, it’s funky, and it’s amazing. Yury, a Brooklyn based rapper/producer “Out Perform”s the rest of the rap game with this newest single and video. Taking the road less traveled, this self-produ…
    - 13 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 10:08am -
  • fresh teaDiplo Takes Over ‘Diplo & Friends’ for Exclusive 2-Hour Mix
    ‘Diplo & Friends’ has already garnered legendary status as a high-profile station for rising and established artists alike to showcase their sets and unreleased tunes. In last week’s latest installment, the Mad Decent don himself stepped up to the plate to deliver an eclectic two-hour mix jam-…
    - 13 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • fresh teaPREMIERE: Oddprophet Looks To Make His Presence Known With “Check”
    Oddprophet is ready to step into the elite. With the use of his impeccable sound design, the producer’s upcoming EP will allow spectators to view him as one of the best dubstep artists in the game. Displaying his prowess on Never Say Die Records, the “Precognition” EP is set to make its mark…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 9:05am -
  • Dog Blood Posts on Instagram Spurring Rumors of Comeback
    Skrillex and Boys Noize’s Dog Blood duo captured the hearts of dance music fans everywhere when they first debuted their side project years ago. Since then, the group has been relatively silent as both artists have been focusing on their own solo careers. With that being said, just today the duo…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 18, 3:55pm -

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  • fresh teaCentric, Lil Fame (M.O.P), Rock (Heltah Skeltah) & Joshua Gunn
    M.O.P. meets Heltah Skeltah. “Gutta Rap” is the epitome of undiluted, unadulterated Hip-Hop music. Oakland, CA producer Centric links up with Lil’ Fame [M.O.P.], Rock [Heltah Skeltah] and the self-proclaimed ‘best rapper you never heard’ Joshua Gunn [NC]: scratches courtesy of DJ Flipflop…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 11:18am -
  • fresh teaHip-Hop Steps Outside of Himself: White Supremacy & Hip-Hop
    I don’t trust white people. I have lived long enough to know that feeling any empathy for them can and will kill me. The stakes are high for Black folks in America and I don’t have time to waste. Hip-hop works in similar extremes, with little grace and generalizations that serve its own survival…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 10:50am -
  • fresh teaDead End Gaming: Ep 3 – Big Chainsaw Man
    In this week’s episode, Kinge recap his experience playing Evil Within. Plus we give you our weekly take on games we want to play, games we recommend, and games we want back. Follow us on: Twitch: @beezy430, @kbinge, @deadendvideogames Twitter: @deadendgames Instagram: @deadendgamesThe post Dead…
    - 15 hours ago 20 Aug 18, 7:49am -
  • Insecure Recap Season 3, Episode 1: This Show is a Gotdamn Mess – ITMSO
    Here is our recap of season 3’s premiere of HBO’s Insecure. In this episode, we give you our initial thoughts on the first episode, what we liked and didn’t like, and of course, Daniel. Hit us and let us know what you thought about episode 1. Email your question to isthemicstillon@gmail.com. Y…
    - 1 day ago 19 Aug 18, 2:43pm -
  • Gak: “We All Gon’ Cry” [EP Review]
    Last year I introduced you guys to Texas emcee Gak. He came through with his album “Distortion” a raw sounding project deep enough to show the talents of the Texas native. From storytelling to brutal honesty about his life and lineage, Gak showed his potential and ability to create a project. He…
    - 3 days ago 17 Aug 18, 2:01pm -
  • 81 | Kanye Fetish
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    - 4 days ago 16 Aug 18, 12:29pm -
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