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  • James Fauntleroy – CPR

    James Fauntleroy – CPR

    This sounds like every bit the Justin Timberlake track that he would have written for. Slightly-unplugged R&B with a commercial (or folk) “pop” to it.

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  • Mike Delinquent Project – Rollers 1 (EP)

    Mike Delinquent Project – Rollers 1 (EP)

    Mike Delinquent arrives with his first instrumental EP for 4 years in the form of ‘Rollers #1’. The title of the EP says it all! 3 rolling instrumentals from the MDP to support the release of ‘Tension’ featuring Terri Walker, forthcoming on Champion Records. It’s been a fantastic 2014 so far for the MDP. He continues to hold down his Saturday night slot on Kiss Fresh, as well as collaborating with Wiley and performing live alongside Ms Dynamite & EZ […]

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  • Young Thug – Chickens (Tags)

    Young Thug – Chickens (Tags)

    In a leak from DJ Iceberg’s latest mixtape, Young Thug goes in over a London on the Track production, switching flows and modulating his voice in ways only he could… Source: DGB

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  • Travi$ Scott Goes To Japan (Video)

    Travi$ Scott Goes To Japan (Video)

    Courtesy of Illroots, you can see producer/rapper extraordinaire Travi$ Scott take his first trip to Osaka, Japan.

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  • Salsa Legend Cheo Feliciano Dies In Car Wreck

    Salsa Legend Cheo Feliciano Dies In Car Wreck

    From CNN: Jose Luis “Cheo” Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78. Feliciano was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and made a name for himself in New York as a musician and singer for a number of groups. Considered salsa royalty, Feliciano was awarded a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. The fatal car wreck happened at about 4:13 a.m. […]

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  • Daz Dillinger ‘Weed Money’ Cover & Tracklist

    Daz Dillinger ‘Weed Money’ Cover & Tracklist

    Daz Dillinger is gearing up for his upcoming album, Weed Money. Before hit stores on next Tuesday, check out the tracklisitng below. 1. The Set Up N’tro 2. 448 Gramz 3. What Up (feat. Trae Tha Truth & M.J.G.) 4. Blow’d (feat. Devin The Dude & Snoop Dogg) 5. What’s Yo Pleasure (feat. Snoop Dogg) 6. 1-2-3-4 (feat. Soopafly) 7. Scorcher 8. I.D.G.A.F. (feat. Slimm Calhoun) 9. Real Wit’cha (feat. Z-Ro) 10. Overtime (feat. Mitchy Slick & A-Lexxus) 11. Thug’n & Hustl’n […]

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  • Future Feat. André 3000 “Benz Friendz (Watchutola)”

    Future Feat. André 3000 “Benz Friendz (Watchutola)”

    Future’s record with André 3000 has hit the internet today…taken from his upcoming album Honest which is set to drop this Tuesday. 2DBZ

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  • Drake Narrates Raptors #WeTheNorth Ad

    Drake Narrates Raptors #WeTheNorth Ad

    Toronto Raptor’s global ambassador Drake narrates the Raptors’s #WeTheNorth promo Playoffs commercial. Raptors will host the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday for the first round of the NBA playoffs.

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  • Kanye West & Common Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth

    Kanye West & Common Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth

    Common (and Rhymefest, apparently) recently held a press conference to announce that his Common Ground Foundation has linked up with Kanye West’s Donda’s House to create 20,000 jobs for the youth in the city of Chicago. Statistics from the Chicago Urban League revealed that a whopping 92% of all Black male teens are currently unemployed. From Poppinlines: Common is hopeful that The Chicago Youth Jobs Collaborative and its jobs will provide black youth with enough opportunity to detour them from […]

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  • Pusha T Talks Working With The Neptunes On ‘King Push’

    Pusha T Talks Working With The Neptunes On ‘King Push’

    Pusha T took time to chat with Complex about his reunion with the Neptunes for his upcoming album King Push. Check it out above.

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  • T.I. Debuts New Song At BMI Beat Battle

    T.I. Debuts New Song At BMI Beat Battle

    T.I. debuted a new song (produced by DJ Toomp) at BMI’s Beat Battle in Atlanta. DJ Toomp, Mannie Fresh and KLC were on hand competing at the event.

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  • Lil Wayne – Weezy Wednesdays (Episode 8)

    Lil Wayne – Weezy Wednesdays (Episode 8)

    This Week Lil Wayne gets the Smokers Of the World Ready For The Annual 4/20 Event. Do you have what it takes to out due Weezy this Year based on what he put together for 2013, here is your chance to compete.

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  • Tyga Bungee Jumps In New Zealand

    Tyga Bungee Jumps In New Zealand

    One of the few things I am not exactly jumping at the opportunity of doing….YMCMB’s Tyga did the deed at the Auckland Sky Tower in New Zealand (the same one as Beyonce’s free-fall).

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  • TPindell Presents: Mimi & Nikko Sex Tape (Spoof)

    TPindell Presents: Mimi & Nikko Sex Tape (Spoof)

    A few days ago, a trailer of Mimi & Nikko’s sex tape hit the internet, and today, here’s one of many spoofs. This shit is hilarious.

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  • Robert De Niro Intros Nas Documentary

    Robert De Niro Intros Nas Documentary

    Nas premiered his documentary Time Is Illmatic at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival last night. Festival co-founder and Oscar winner Robert De Niro introduced the film. After the showing of the documentary, Nas hit the stage for a performing of Illmatic in its entirety. Tickets for a viewing of Nas’ documentary can be purchased here. Illmatic XX is in stores now.

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  • Shyst Red – Black Migo Shyst (Mixtape)

    Shyst Red – Black Migo Shyst (Mixtape)

    Black Migo artist and South Carolinia rapper Shyst Red drops his new mixtape, almost 20 songs of that trap shit (Trap-A-Holics co-signed it after all). Enjoy.

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  • UPDATE: Young Dolph – Cross Country Trappin’ (No DJ Mixtape)

    UPDATE: Young Dolph – Cross Country Trappin’ (No DJ Mixtape)

    UPDATE: Live Mixtapes has the tag-less version. Young Dolph and DJ Holiday drop the short (10 track) compilation tape Cross Country Trappin’, a prelude to High Class Street Music 4 (American Gangster). The tape features appearances from Gucci, the Migos, Paul Wall, Young Thug and 2 Chainz with production from KE, C4, Zay and Metro. This one was very much hit-or-miss.  Tracks like “Put Your Hands Up” with Gucci Mane and Young Thug manage to stay captivating for over five minutes […]

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  • Tiara Thomas – Money Don’t Change (Prod. by Boi-1da)

    Tiara Thomas – Money Don’t Change (Prod. by Boi-1da)

    Tiara Thomas releases her new single “Money Don’t Change” which is produced by Boi-1da. I presume that this track will appear on her upcoming album.

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  • Saigon On ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ (Preview)

    Saigon On ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ (Preview)

    Iyanla Vanzant is kicking off her new season of Fix My Life with former Love & Hip-Hop cast member, Saigon. The episode will revolve around him and his baby mama, Erica Jean. You can watch the episode on May 10th when it airs on OWN at 9PM.

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  • Drake Hit With Lawsuit Over ‘Pound Cake’ Intro

    Drake Hit With Lawsuit Over ‘Pound Cake’ Intro

    Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. From TMZ: Drake cheated and lied on his latest album — shamelessly stealing a jazz musician’s lyrics and then lying on the album that he got permission — so claims the jazz musician’s people. The song in question is “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2.” The song begins with a 35 second monologue from a 1982 song — “Jimmy Smith Rap” — recorded by jazz musician Jimmy Smith. According to a new lawsuit — […]

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  • G FrSH – MOBO Interview (Video)

    G FrSH – MOBO Interview (Video)

    MOBO recently spoke with Disturbing London artist G FrSH on a number of topics, including the Alfie EP, the single ‘Falling High’, making MTV’s Top MCs list and more. Additional clips below.

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  • Video: “Hideaway” – Kiesza

    Video: “Hideaway” – Kiesza

    Dope. Favorite video for the past 3 months straight.  A debut effort by Canadian singer Kiesza, and it already has well over 3 million views.  …#dope! Gotta love the rawness of the video.  They did it all in one take, and without a film permit.  haha  …Too dope.  Just watch all the people in the background recording with their iPhones Really though, It’s fun to watch.   A must listen.  And it will get stuck in your head.  So check it […]

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  • Hit-Boy & HS87: We The Plug (Episode 3)

    Hit-Boy & HS87: We The Plug (Episode 3)

    In this week’s episode of “HS87: We The Plug,” Hit-Boy introduces rapper, songwriter, and queen of the HS87 crew BMac. You’ll also meet producer and vocalist K. Roosevelt – the artist behind R&B hit “Do Me Now.” PREVIOUSLY: Episode 1 — Episode 2

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  • Suge Knight Claims That Kendrick Lamar & The Game Have “Two Of The Worst Deals” In The Industry

    Suge Knight Claims That Kendrick Lamar & The Game Have “Two Of The Worst Deals” In The Industry

    From BET: In the second installment of BET.com’s exclusive interview with record executive Suge Knight, the former Death Row Records CEO clarifies comments he made about Kendrick Lamar and Game having two of the worst deals in the industry, during his recent appearance on the Arsenio Hall Show. “[All I was saying was] it’s not fair for two n****s from Compton to be gettin’ f****d, and it’s not good for me to have knowledge and not pass it on to […]

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  • Asher Roth Feat. Major Myjah – Last Of The Flohicans

    Asher Roth Feat. Major Myjah – Last Of The Flohicans

    RetroHash drops April 22nd. Produced by Blended Babies (as is the rest of the album).

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  • Jon Connor “Bound 2″ (Video)

    Jon Connor “Bound 2″ (Video)

    Jon Connor finds himself with a chick that is unfaithful in his new visual for his ‘Bound 2′ freestyle, taken from his latest mixtape Best In The World.

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  • Mobb Deep – The Outcome

    Mobb Deep – The Outcome

    Some new ish from the Mobb, courtesy of DJ Whoo Kid and taken from his upcoming mixtape, The Elevation 2, with DJ S.Whit.

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  • Vanessa Elisha – Midnight Swim

    Vanessa Elisha – Midnight Swim

    Check out this new tune from Australian singer/songwriter Vanessa Elisha, produced by GXNXVS (Genius?).

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  • DEBUNKED: Nas Did Not Ghostwrite ‘Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It’ For Will Smith

    DEBUNKED: Nas Did Not Ghostwrite ‘Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It’ For Will Smith

    I really thought he wrote that track, too. The below excerpt is taken from Nas’ pretty lengthy Q&A for Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series, of which — if you have time to spend lost in the entire session — you can enjoy here (where he also reveals wanting to work with Bishop Nehru, having a crush on Sofia Vergara, asking Jay Electronica to drop his album and more). How did you end up (allegedly) ghostwriting for Will Smith? Alright, let’s clear […]

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  • Afrikan Boy Feat. Seye – Dear Mama (Going For Gold) (Video)

    Afrikan Boy Feat. Seye – Dear Mama (Going For Gold) (Video)

    Afrikan Boy drops a new visual for ‘Dear Mama (Going For Gold)’, out now…his album, The ABCD, should be out next month. Sidebar: is he still cool with M.I.A.?

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