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  • fresh teaNew Video: Only1Skoota “Yessir”
    Spin The Block New Comer Only1Skoota drops his debut single “Yessir”. The colorful visual features Skoota dancing around enjoying the company of beautiful women, while showcasing his infectious melodies. Skoota is definitely one to watch; keep your eyes on him.
    - 21 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 7:14am -
  • Benny The Butcher, Conway & Rick Hyde LA Leakers Freestyle
    Griselda & BSF Griselda and the Black Soprano Family invaded Power 106 the other day. During their broadcast on the LA Leakers show, Rick Hyde, Benny The Butcher, and Conway brought their raw raps for an exclusive freestyle. Buffalo stand up.
    - 1 day ago 16 Aug 19, 9:23pm -
  • Jay-Z To Become Part Owner Of NFL Team
    Touchdown! Jay-Z is about to make huge play in the NFL. It was revealed today (August 16), the music mogul is on the verge in a stake with part ownership for a team in the National Football League. Sources connected to the rapper say that Shawn Carter is looking at a “significant ownership interes…
    - 1 day ago 16 Aug 19, 7:21pm -
  • New Music: KXNG Crooked “Shot Ya”
    Second to none. Fuck a list, Keeping The Weekly going, KXNG Crooked takes a Biggie classic and claims his spot with this week’s drop.
    - 1 day ago 16 Aug 19, 7:06pm -
  • New Video: Young Dolph & Key Glock “Water On Water On Water”
    Wave in the water. Young Dolph and Key Glock are walking on water in the latest video off their Dum & Dummer LP. Turning an enormous basin of water into their personal playground, the duo stunt with luxury cars, dolphins and an assembly of black beauties in Afrocentric bikinis. Black is beautiful.
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:47am -
  • New Video: Yelawolf “Natural Unborn Killers”
    Shotty. Yelawolf is on the run in the latest action-thriller off his upcoming album, Ghetto Cowboy. Out in the desert, Catfish Billy and his partner lead police on a high speed chase after being shot. With their bags of money, they escape where Yelawolf is treated for his wounds and then they contin…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 11:32am -

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  • fresh tea50 Cent and Birdman Joke About Buying $9 Million Bugatti
    50 Cent may be looking up to upgrade his custom Lamborghini. Bugatti recently unveiled its latest limited-edition model. The Bugatti Centodieci will cost $9 million and only 10 will be made. But the supercar—which goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.4 seconds—may be a little too expensive…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 11:16am -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Jacquees feat. Lil Keed & Lil Gotit – ‘Hot for Me’
    While we await Jacquees’ sophomore album Round 2, the self-proclaimed “King of R&B” holds fans over with his new single “Hot for Me” featuring Lil Keed and Lil Gotit. The R&B crooner caters to the ladies on the seductive bedroom banger. “Baby, can you make it hot for me? / In my bed maki…
    - 18 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 10:37am -
  • JAY-Z to Become NFL Team Owner
    JAY-Z is making another power play. Following his music and social justice partnership with the NFL, TMZ Sports reports that the Roc Nation mogul is taking his relationship with the league to the next level by becoming part owner of an NFL team. Sources connected to JAY claim that he is going to hav…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 3:52pm -
  • New Music: Arin Ray & Kehlani – ‘Change’
    Arin Ray continues to bring the R&B fire on “Change,” a soulful duet with Kehlani. The nostalgic track pays homage to ’90s R&B. Over a sample of 112’s “Only You,” the Cincinnati crooner sings about a breakup that ends with a makeup. “‘Cause thinking of you, it’s all I do / Honestly…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 2:54pm -
  • Snoop Dogg Reveals His Top 5 Rappers
    Who’s in Snoop Dogg’s top 5? Hot off the release of his new album, the West Coast veteran stopped by “Nick Cannon Mornings” on Power 106, where he revealed the 5 MCs that paved the way for an icon like himself. He started off with Slick Rick, followed by Ice Cube. Rakim earned the third... R…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 2:15pm -
  • Chris Brown and Gunna Shoot ‘Heat’ Video
    Chris Brown is about to have you in “Heat.” The R&B superstar recently teamed up with Gunna to shoot the stylish video for their Indigo collaboration. The two show off their drip while on set at the Indigo clothing store. Breezy strikes a pose alongside his dancers, all looking sharp in their su…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 12:23pm -

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  • fresh teaJuicy J Announces Three 6 Mafia Reunion Tour
    Three 6 Mafia are coming back. As The Fader reports, Juicy J has announced that he and co-founding member DJ Paul are reuniting for a tour that they're calling the Return Of Three 6 Mafia. Or, as he put it in the caption of his post on Instagram: "THREE 6 MAFIA REUNION TOUR!"
    - 13 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 3:19pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Silversun Pickups Cover The Lost Boys Theme “Cry Little Sister”
    Gerard McMahon's "Cry Little Sister," the theme song to Joel Schumacher's 1987 vampire movie The Lost Boys, is an iconic part of the goth-rock canon. It's been covered by Marilyn Manson and sampled by Eminem, Lil B, and Krayzie Bone. And now Los Angeles rock veterans Silversun Pickups have covered i…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 8:18am -
  • fresh teaNOFX Release Gun Control Benefit Song After Joking About Las Vegas Shooting
    Los Angeles punks NOFX have released a new single titled "Fish In A Gun Barrel" that asks a series of questions about mass shootings and concludes with the line, "Only a lunatic would sell a lunatic a gun." All proceeds from the song will be donated to the gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Acti…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 7:55am -
  • Slayer Racecar Pulled From NASCAR At Bristol
    Last week, Slayer announced that they were joining Rick Ware Racing as the primary sponsor for the #54 entry at the Bristol Motor Speedway tomorrow. The car, dubbed the "Slayer Chevrolet," was red and black and plastered with Slayer's logo. But now Slayer has been pulled as a sponsor for the race, r…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 2:29pm -
  • Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
    This week: Mr. Bungle announced a reunion, Adam Duritz shaved his head, Smashing Pumpkins covered James Taylor, Tool broke a Hot 100 record, the drummer for Jimmy Eat World called Third Eye Blind's singer a "fucking creepy douchebag," and Pearl Jam landed the coveted Feral Hog Man endorsement. Now I…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 2:14pm -
  • The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
    Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. In the past couple days the headlines turned f…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 1:17pm -

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  • fresh teaGraves Drops Epic “Arcus X Innerbloom” Edit
    Graves has been on another level this year. To celebrate his success and rapid fan growth, the Hawaiian producer has enlisted his Twitter followers to inspire the release of his second edit pack. His latest three-track pack features his fan-favorite “Arcus X Innerbloom” edit that he’s consiste…
    - 10 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 6:05pm -
  • fresh teaAutograf Share Vibey Love & Retrograde Remix Pack
    Back in June, Autograf dropped their first EP in three years. The glorious 19-minute escape showcased three years of development in production talent and featured collaborations with the likes of WYNNE, The Griswolds, and John Splithoff. To top it off, Autograf just released their newest remix pack,…
    - 11 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 5:36pm -
  • fresh teaSkrillex’s New Dog Blood Single Leaks a Week Early on Beatport
    Somehow, the other day Beatport managed to accidentally release – and therefore leak – Dog Blood’s new “Midnight Hour” with Ty Dolla $ign single an entire week early. Since then, Skrillex took to Twitter to address the situation, and in typical Sonny fashion, he was more than chill about i…
    - 16 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 12:39pm -
  • fresh teaJauz & DNMO Team Up For Thunderous Bass House Banger “Thunder”
    Amidst one of his busiest touring schedules to date, Jauz has still found the time to consistently pump out heaters, and his newest collaboration with DNMO is no exception. “Thunder” is brought to the forefront by a reggae-inspired vocal that sets the mood for the rest of the song. Controlled ch…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 9:31am -
  • fresh teaSLANDER & Kompany Enlist FKNSYD For Heavy New Single “Broken”
    If you’ve been to a SLANDER or Kompany show in the past few months, you’ve no doubt heard this collaboration. “Broken” is an emphatic new single that will have you singing along to FKNSYD’s every word before wanting to unleash a flurry of headbanging. Check out the full track below.  SLAN…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 9:22am -
  • fresh teaFlux Pavilion Delivers Future Feels With New Single “Surrender”
    Flux Pavilion has been on a serious hot streak lately.  Following his latest hit singles “Somebody Else” and “Room to Fall” with Marshmello, Flux Pavilion is back with his next single “Surrender” featuring Next To Neon and A:M. Out now via Circus Records, “Surrender” is a vibrant ex…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 9:00am -

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  • fresh teaPied Piper Of R&Pee R. Kelly Will Have Hotel Visits Used Against Him In Court
    As part of his ongoing federal case in New York, troubled R&B singer R. Kelly will have hotel visits used against him as evidence in the sexual abuse and sex trafficking matter. Of note, a 2015 visit to a Florida Walt Disney resort will also be entered as evidence in the trial by prosecutors. Page […
    - 17 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 11:11am -
  • fresh teaBoosie Badazz Faces 2 Felony Charges Connected To April Drug Bust
    Boosie Badazz was arrested back in April and charged with possession of marijuana and a traffic violation but avoided a gun possession charge. However, Boosie is now facing a year in jail after Georgia prosecutors slapped the Louisiana rapper with two felony charges related to the case. TMZ reports:…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 9:26am -
  • fresh teaHBO Fires Back At Michael Jackson Estate, Wants $100M Lawsuit Dropped
    The estate of Michael Jackson no doubt knew that going after HBO for airing the controversial documentary Leaving Neverland wouldn’t go off without a tough legal fight. The cable giant is firing back in the case, demanding that the lawsuit brought by the state be dismissed. The Blast reports: Acco…
    - 21 hours ago 17 Aug 19, 7:01am -
  • YBN Cordae “Broke As F*ck,” Chris Rivers ft. Oswin Benjamin “N.A.S.A.” & More | Daily Visuals 8.16.19
    While most of older Hip-Hop heads refer to this generation as the “mumble rap” era, YBN Cordae is one of the few that seems to get daps for his impressive flows and rap content. Continuing to build his reputation for being a microphone gripper for real, YBN Cordae comes through with a new clip f…
    - 1 day ago 16 Aug 19, 8:17pm -
  • New Town Road: Lil Nas X Covers ‘Time’ Magazine
    Hate him or love him, 2019 is Lil Nas X’s year. He has landed one of the most coveted covers in popular culture. The Atlanta native is the face of the August 26, 2019 edition of Time Magazine. This is noteworthy for a new recording artist considering that the periodical has historically featured…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 3:48pm -
  • Nipsey Hussle Tribute Exhibit At Atlanta’s Trap Music Museum Unveiled By T.I.
    Tuesday (August 13) the life of the late Nipsey Hussle was honored by T.I. with a new exhibit at the Trap Music Museum in Atlanta. Alongside co-curator James Miller and artists BK The Artist, Dizzy and Quake, T.I. hosted an exclusive event showing off the latest addition to the museum. The exhibit w…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 19, 3:45pm -

Dead End Hip Hop

  • 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 -
  • Staff Writers Pick: Top Ten Albums of 2018
    It was a year of musical inundation and I’m grateful. I look at years as prosperous as 2018 and I can’t help but to also look back at those who aggrandize the 90’s as “the golden era of hip-hop”, as though our best years are already behind us. With every new generation more audacious, more…
    - 30 Dec 18, 3:29am -
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