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  • fresh teaNew Music: Drake “Omerta” + “Money In The Grave” Ft. Rick Ross
    O Canada Fresh off the Toronto Raptors taking their first NBA Championship, the team’s global ambassador Drake celebrates the win with his The Best In The World Pack featuring two new songs. On the Mafiaso-inspired “Omertà”, the 6 God keeps his family ties close and his enemies closer while r…
    - 9 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 6:06am -
  • New Video: DJ Pharris Ft. Young Dolph & G Herbo “Bo$$”
    I’m boss. DJ Pharris woke up like this. More specifically like a boss. But to hear him tell it, the Chi DJ brings Young Dolph and G Herbo on board for his new single. In its fiery clip, the trio bring nothing but heat as they working in the studio and prance around rings of fire and burning money.
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 2:13pm -
  • Missy Elliott Inducted in Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Unity Missy Misdemeanor Elliott made history last night (June 13) as the first female rapper inducted at the Songwriters Hall of Fame. At the 50th annual gala in New York City’s Marquis Marriott Hotel, the legendary songwriter and producer was presented the award by Queen Latifah. During Missy’s…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 11:13am -
  • New Video: Nya Lee “No Sauce”
    Put ’em up. Nya Lee is ready to throw down in her new music video. In preparation of her forthcoming So Special EP, the NYC rapper throws on her fighting gloves and hits the ring. Dripping with sweat, the Love & Hip Hop New York star-turned rapper hits the bag and goes a few rounds with her traine…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 10:58am -
  • New Video: Ciara Ft. The Lab “Set”
    Nice set Ciara gets into formation and lights up the stage for the bossy video off her Beauty Marks. The dance-heavy clip finds Ci Ci donning a shimmering black ensemble with her dance team and working the sound stage with their jazzy moves. Level up!
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 10:06am -
  • New Album: Your Old Droog ‘Transporation’
    Ride along. Get off the next stop with Your Old Droog’s fourth studio LP, Transporation. Just less than two months since his previous effort, It Wasn’t Even Close, the Brooklyn rapper continues to make his rounds around town with these 15 tracks. Safe travels.
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 9:55am -


  • fresh teaCassie Previews New Song ‘Moments’
    It’s been a big week for Cassie. After announcing her pregnancy, the singer is getting back to the music. On Friday, she teased a new track called “Moments.” On the 1:45 snippet, Cassie brings the seductive vibes. “Let go and say that you want me / I can read your signals / Body language tri…
    - 4 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 11:35am -
  • fresh teaIs Drake Dissing Pusha-T on ‘Omertà’?
    Is Drake reigniting his beef with Pusha-T? Last night, Drake celebrated the Toronto Raptors first-ever NBA championship by dropping his “Best in the World Pack” featuring two new tracks, “Omertà” and “Money in the Grave” featuring Rick Ross. One song in particular, “Omertà,” has so…
    - 4 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 10:42am -
  • fresh teaDrake Drops New Songs ‘Omertà’ and ‘Money in the Grave’
    The Six in 6. The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever NBA championship, but no one was more excited than Drake. After last night’s 114-110 Game 6 victory over the Golden State Warriors, the Raptors global ambassador celebrates the title by dropping his “Best in the World Pack” featuring two n…
    - 15 hours ago 14 Jun 19, 11:52pm -
  • Chris Brown Reportedly Expecting Second Child
    Chris Brown has another baby on the way. According to Page Six, the R&B superstar is expecting a second child, this time with ex-girlfriend Ammika Harris. Brown, 30, has been hinting that the model, 26, was pregnant, leaving comments such as “BM BAD” with heart and kissy face emojis underneath h…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 12:50pm -
  • Diddy Congratulates Cassie on Pregnancy
    It’s all love from Diddy. After announcing to the world that she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Alex Fine, Cassie received well wishes from friends including Naomi Campbell, Lil’ Kim, Khloé Kardashian, Rita Ora, and even her ex-boyfriend Sean “Diddy” Combs. On Friday (June 14),…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 12:48pm -
  • Judge Finds Probable Cause to Charge Lil Durk with Intent to Commit Murder
    Lil Durk is facing some serious charges over his alleged involvement in a shooting in Atlanta. The Chicago rapper, whose real name is Durk Derrick Banks, was in court on Friday (June 14) for a hearing. The judge found probable cause for Durk and his co-defendant to be charged with possession and cri…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 12:21pm -


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  • fresh teaWatch Vampire Weekend Cover Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” In Cleveland
    Vampire Weekend kicked off their North American tour in support of their recent album Father Of The Bride this month, and they've been breaking out some interesting covers. In Indianapolis last weekend, they briefly turned "M79" into a cover of the Parks And Recreation theme song. In St. Louis this…
    - 58 mins ago 15 Jun 19, 2:13pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Jawbox Play “Savory” At Reunion Tour Opening Night
    Jawbox are back! Last night, following a one-off reunion performance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon a decade ago and a warm-up show in Baltimore a few weeks ago, the great DC post-hardcore band kicked off their first tour since they broke up 22 years ago. They played a 20-song set and a three-song…
    - 2 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 1:16pm -
  • fresh teaDrake – “Omertá” & “Money In The Grave” (Feat. Rick Ross)
    The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship Thursday night, and no one is happier than Drake, the team's global ambassador. The city's most popular music export has been a mainstay on the sidelines throughout the playoffs, inspiring fun subplots and remaining loudly, visibly involved in the…
    - 3 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 11:59am -
  • fresh teaAriana Grande In Brooklyn, Our Ponytail Queen At Her Fiercest
    Ariana Grande’s presence is otherworldly. It feels electric being in the same room with the formidable singer who has time and time again told her adversity to fuck off. Her Sweetener World Tour is the physical embodiment of not only her superb talent, but incredible emotional endurance. Here stan…
    - 6 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 9:14am -
  • fresh teaTaylor Swift Played The Stonewall Inn Last Night
    Taylor Swift made a surprise appearance at New York City's iconic gay bar the Stonewall Inn last night for an acoustic performance of her 1989 single "Shake It Off." Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson was headlining AEG and the Stonewall Inn's pride celebration to commemorate the 50th annivers…
    - 7 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 8:20am -
  • Sleater-Kinney Almost Worked With Jeff Tweedy On New Album The Center Won’t Hold
    Sleater-Kinney officially announced their new album The Center Won't Hold last night, and today the first interview promoting the project has gone online. A profile at The Fader contains several intriguing details about the new record -- Sleater-Kinney's first since 2015 comeback No Cities To Love -…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 2:36pm -

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  • fresh teaStream Sets From Day 1 Of Porter Robinson’s First-Ever Second Sky Festival
    Although Porter Robinson‘s first-ever Second Sky Music Festival quickly sold out, fans will still be able to experience it thanks to the official live stream via Twitch. Though live stream set times have yet to be released, the live stream will air tonight from 4pm-10pm PST. The festival will host…
    - 2 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 1:09pm -
  • fresh teaIllenium Announces Massive North American Ascend Tour
    Hot off the heels of his highly anticipated third album announcement, Illenium is finally sharing the full details for his upcoming Ascend Tour.  Kicking off in Pittsburgh in September and ending at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Ascend tour spans over 30 cities for Illenium’s largest Nor…
    - 2 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 12:46pm -
  • fresh teaDrake Releases 2 New Singles in Celebration of Toronto Raptors NBA Championship
    It was hard to watch the NBA Finals this year without getting a glimpse of Drake going crazy courtside. For as long as we can remember, the Toronto Raptors superfan has been an avid supporter of his hometown team and this year around was no different as he witnessed Kawaii Leanord and his Raps claim…
    - 8 hours ago 15 Jun 19, 6:52am -
  • fresh teaSkrillex & TroyBoi Announce Official “War Cry” Release Date
    A few days ago, Skrillex nonchalantly mentioned on an Instagram live stream that his collaboration with TroyBoi would be dropping “sometime next week.” Since the news, we’ve been anxiously awaiting more information regarding the “War Cry” collaboration and tonight it’s finally arrived. T…
    - 21 hours ago 14 Jun 19, 6:39pm -
  • Justice Skolnik Drops New Single “Wildside”
    Rising star Justice Skolnik has been crushing it in his respective arena. Consistently releasing high energy originals and remixes, Skolnik is quickly showing the world his musical prowess. This latest installment is a new single “Wildside” featuring Sarah Reeves. “Wildside” serves as the s…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 11:43am -
  • ilo ilo Release Highly Anticipated Debut EP wish i said this to u sooner
    ilo ilo has been killing it lately. The mysterious duo has steadily been putting out singles, each one more satisfyingly catchy than the last. Less than a year following their debut single, they have unleashed their debut EP. wish i said this to u sooner is comprised of five tracks including their r…
    - 1 day ago 14 Jun 19, 11:39am -

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  • 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 -