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New Video: Raekwon Feat. G-Eazy “Purple Brick Road”

New Video: Raekwon Feat. G-Eazy “Purple Brick Road”

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

With The Wild coming on March 24, Raekwon and G-Eazy link up in Los Angeles for the visual to “Purple Brick Road.” Neither artist is from the area, but they’re making moves there. In

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New Music: Meek Mill “King”

New Music: Meek Mill “King”

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

As the wait for DC 4.5 (which may or may not feature the pettiest of all petty songs with Trey Songz) continues, Meek Mill teams up with Chicago producer C-Sick on this new track,

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Alicia Keys Impersonates Gwen Stefani, Adele & Janis Joplin on ‘The Tonight Show’

Alicia Keys Impersonates Gwen Stefani, Adele & Janis Joplin on ‘The Tonight Show’

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

Jimmy Fallon brought back his “Wheel of Musical Impressions” segment last night as Alicia Keys joined him on The Tonight Show. Ms. Keys was tasked with impersonating Gwen Stefani, Adele and Janis Joplin, while

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Lady Gaga Replaces Beyoncé’s Headlining Slot at Coachella 2017

Lady Gaga Replaces Beyoncé’s Headlining Slot at Coachella 2017

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

Lady Gaga will replace Beyoncé at this year’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival taking place this spring. Billboard has confirmed the pop superstar is taking over Queen Bey’s headlining slot after the singer had

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Charlie Wilson Shares Amazing Stories About Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac & Pharrell

Charlie Wilson Shares Amazing Stories About Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac & Pharrell

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

This might be my favorite podcast in a minute. For the latest episode of A Waste of Time With ItsTheReal, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal sat down with the legendary Charlie Wilson for a fascinating

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New Music: Thundercat Feat. Mac Miller “Hi”

New Music: Thundercat Feat. Mac Miller “Hi”

Vandal Arts March 1, 2017 0

Thundercat’s new album Drunk dropped last week featuring appearances by Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and more. Since its release, the studio LP is getting a lot of praise for being a well-rounded and

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Karrueche Issues Restraining Order On Chris Brown After Death Threats

Karrueche Issues Restraining Order On Chris Brown After Death Threats

Vandal Arts February 21, 2017 0

Chris Brown and former love interest Karrueche Tran are back on bad terms again and this time it looks serious. According to TMZ, Tran had a domestic violence restraining order placed on Brown, stemming from

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New Video: French Montana feat. Migos & Chris Brown “Hold Up”

New Video: French Montana feat. Migos & Chris Brown “Hold Up”

Vandal Arts February 21, 2017 0

French Montana links with some of his real homies for his latest single-slash-music video, “Hold Up.” The Bronx bred rapper lets some of his frustrations out while being unbashful about his love for lean.

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Album Stream: Fat Joe & Remy Ma ‘Plata O Plamo’

Album Stream: Fat Joe & Remy Ma ‘Plata O Plamo’

Vandal Arts February 17, 2017 0

Fat Joe and Remy Ma celebrated a new chapter in their respective careers with their first-ever joint album, Plata O Plamo. The cornerstone Terror Squad artists come together for a 12-song full-length LP, lead

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Behind-the-Scenes: Diddy Feat. Rick Ross & French Montana “Big Homie” (Video)

Behind-the-Scenes: Diddy Feat. Rick Ross & French Montana “Big Homie” (Video)

Vandal Arts February 12, 2014 0

Last week, Rap Instagram (is that a thing yet? Well, it is now) was flooded with pictures of Diddy, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, A$ AP Rocky, Nelly and Ashanti all rocking minks in a

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Drake On Macklemore’s Grammy Apology Text to Kendrick Lamar: “That S**t Was Wack as F**k”

Drake On Macklemore’s Grammy Apology Text to Kendrick Lamar: “That S**t Was Wack as F**k”

Vandal Arts February 12, 2014 0

Who said Drake hides behind subliminals? When Rolling Stone asked Drake about Macklemore’s apology text to Kendrick Lamar for “robbing” him at the Grammys, he shared his feelings pretty bluntly: “That shit was wack

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50 Cent, Nas, Raekwon, Mobb Deep Featured on Alchemist’s ‘The Cutting Room Floor 3′ Mixtape (Tracklisting)

50 Cent, Nas, Raekwon, Mobb Deep Featured on Alchemist’s ‘The Cutting Room Floor 3′ Mixtape (Tracklisting)

Vandal Arts December 5, 2013 0

The Alchemist is returning with the third installment of his mixtape series, The Cutting Room Floor. No official release date has been announced, but fans can now get their first look of the tracklisting

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Run-D.M.C. & The Sugarhill Gang Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

Run-D.M.C. & The Sugarhill Gang Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

Vandal Arts December 5, 2013 0

Four years after being officially crowned the Kings of Rock, Run-D.M.C. have finally been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame (no introduction from Eminem this time around, unfortunately). The iconic Queens trio’s 1986

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Kanye West, Drake, Jay Z, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Make Rolling Stone’s “100 Best Songs of 2013″

Kanye West, Drake, Jay Z, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Make Rolling Stone’s “100 Best Songs of 2013″

Vandal Arts December 4, 2013 0

It’s that time of the year again, folks: end of year lists are here. With the New Year fireworks fast approaching, music sites around the ‘net have been reflecting on and ranking the best

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New Music: ASAP Nast Feat. Method Man “Trillmatic”

New Music: ASAP Nast Feat. Method Man “Trillmatic”

Vandal Arts December 4, 2013 0

First previewed back in June, ASAP Mob’s own ASAP Nast returns with the full version of his vintage cut “Trillmatic.” Produced by ASAP Ty Beats, the Harlem-native calls in a favor from a rap

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Q-Tip: “I’m Producing Kanye’s New Album with Rick Rubin”

Q-Tip: “I’m Producing Kanye’s New Album with Rick Rubin”

Vandal Arts December 3, 2013 0

That’s right: Q-Tip and Rick Rubin are set to produce Kanye West’s next album. If you fainted after reading that sentence (and you probably did), we’ll give you a minute to pick yourself up.

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adidas Releases Statement on Kanye West Partnership

adidas Releases Statement on Kanye West Partnership

Vandal Arts December 3, 2013 0

Last week, Kanye West announced his new sneaker deal with adidas on The Angie Martinez Show on Hot 97. When directly asked if the partnership was official, Ye kinda danced around the question (“Whatever’s

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John Legend and Mike Will Made-It Featured in LeBron James’ Nike “Training Day” Commercial

John Legend and Mike Will Made-It Featured in LeBron James’ Nike “Training Day” Commercial

Vandal Arts October 28, 2013 0

Nike Basketball and LeBron James use NBC’s Sunday Night Football to debut their latest viral ad, “Training Day.” In the 1:46-minute commercial, the NBA’s reigning MVP opens himself to fans, who join James during

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A$AP Rocky, Future, Big Boi & Wiz Khalifa Featured in VMAN’s 10th Anniversary Issue

A$AP Rocky, Future, Big Boi & Wiz Khalifa Featured in VMAN’s 10th Anniversary Issue

Vandal Arts October 3, 2013 0

For its 10th anniversary issue, men’s fashion mag VMAN round up four of the trendiest rappers today for their “Hip-Hop Oligarchs” spread. Rocking high fashion labels like Givenchy, Armani and Versace (Versace, Versace, Versace…

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Drake Tells XXL That His Father Is Featured on ‘Nothing Was The Same’

Drake Tells XXL That His Father Is Featured on ‘Nothing Was The Same’

Vandal Arts August 29, 2013 0

XXL didn’t make their full Drake cover story available online but the outtakes from the interview actually have some great quotes. Seasonsed journalist Thomas Golianopoulos sat down with Drizzy in his hometown last month

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New Video: Ciara “Body Party”

New Video: Ciara “Body Party”

Vandal Arts April 22, 2013 0

Following a brief preview this weekend, Ciara debuts the video for her new single, “Body Party,” in full flesh (emphasis on “flesh”). Seductive throughout, Director X’s flick finds CiCi busting some slow, sensual moves

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Raekwon Says There Will “Definitely” Be a 20th Anniversary Wu-Tang Tour this Summer

Raekwon Says There Will “Definitely” Be a 20th Anniversary Wu-Tang Tour this Summer

Vandal Arts April 22, 2013 0

Wu-Tang Clan recently announced the title of their long-awaited sixth studio album — A Better Tomorrow — coupled with two shows in the U.K. in July. But fear not, Stateside fans; it sounds like

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Watch: Angel Haze’s XXL Freshmen Freestyle

Watch: Angel Haze’s XXL Freshmen Freestyle

Vandal Arts April 21, 2013 0

While some new rappers brush off being over looked by XXL for their annual “Freshmen” covers, Angel Haze had her eyes set on the honor since 2010. Though she still doesn’t have an album

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New Video: Chinx Drugz Ft. French Montana, Ricky Ross and Diddy “I’m A Cokeboy (Remix)”

New Video: Chinx Drugz Ft. French Montana, Ricky Ross and Diddy “I’m A Cokeboy (Remix)”

Vandal Arts April 21, 2013 0

There’s a lot of things French Montanan could have been. The life he chose? A cokeboy. For his homie Chinx Drugz’ official remix video, MMG and Bad Boy’s finest slide through for a performance

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Listen: Kanye West “All Falls Down” & “Bring Me Down” (Unreleased Demos)

Listen: Kanye West “All Falls Down” & “Bring Me Down” (Unreleased Demos)

Vandal Arts April 20, 2013 0

While we eagerly await new music from Kanye (Chief Keef and Daft Punk have both reportedly been working with ‘Ye out in Paris), here’s a dose of nostalgia from the Louis Vuitton Don (before

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New Music: Young Jeezy Feat. YG, Kendrick Lamar & Chris Brown “R.I.P. (Remix)”

New Music: Young Jeezy Feat. YG, Kendrick Lamar & Chris Brown “R.I.P. (Remix)”

Vandal Arts March 30, 2013 0

Fresh off giving us the 2 Chainz-assisted video, Young Jeezy keeps it rolling with the official remix to his club-smash “R.I.P.” The Snowman grabs YG (who originally owned this song), Kendrick Lamar, and a

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New Music: Vado Feat. Mavado & Ace Hood “Gangsta”

New Music: Vado Feat. Mavado & Ace Hood “Gangsta”

Vandal Arts March 28, 2013 0

Vado gets a warm welcome from his new We The Best colleagues, Mavado and Ace Hood, on this tough new track, “Gangsta.” Cam’ron’s former protege proves he isn’t the only Harlem MC who can

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Kendrick Lamar on ‘Hottest MC’s List’: “It’s Very Important for Hip-Hop”

Kendrick Lamar on ‘Hottest MC’s List’: “It’s Very Important for Hip-Hop”

Vandal Arts March 7, 2013 0

This week we’ve heard reactions from Kanye West and A$ AP Rocky on their placements on MTV’s “Hottest MC’s in the Game” list. Most avid rap fans feel the battle is between Kendrick Lamar

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New Video: French Montana Feat. Nicki Minaj “Freaks”

New Video: French Montana Feat. Nicki Minaj “Freaks”

Vandal Arts March 7, 2013 0

French Montana gets close to plenty of freaky woman in “Freaks,” his new video in support of his dancehall-inspired single. The song’s co-star in Nicki Minaj shows off her voluptuous body in the Elf

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ASAP Rocky Discusses New-Found Fame, Touring with Rihanna, ‘Hottest MC’s List’ & More

ASAP Rocky Discusses New-Found Fame, Touring with Rihanna, ‘Hottest MC’s List’ & More

Vandal Arts March 7, 2013 0

Before catching up with the L.A. Leakers on Power 106 earlier this week, A$ AP Rocky started his west coast trip on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. During their conversation Rocky speaks on his new-found fame,

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Jim Jones Says “Harlem Shake” Was Originally His Song

Jim Jones Says “Harlem Shake” Was Originally His Song

Vandal Arts March 7, 2013 0

Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” has taken on a life of its own (ironically one that has nothing to do with the actual Harlem Shake), but according to Jim Jones, the monster record was originally his.

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Preview: Trinidad James Feat. T.I., Young Jeezy, & 2 Chainz “All Gold Everything (Remix)” (Video)

Preview: Trinidad James Feat. T.I., Young Jeezy, & 2 Chainz “All Gold Everything (Remix)” (Video)

Vandal Arts February 27, 2013 0

Trinidad James rounds up a few heavyweights in this sneak peek of his upcoming “All Gold Everything” remix video. The gritty street clip featuring T.I., Young Jeezy, and 2 Chainz is set to world

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HOT 97 PRESENTS METROPCS 5 BORO TAKEOVER TOUR 2013

HOT 97 PRESENTS METROPCS 5 BORO TAKEOVER TOUR 2013

Vandal Arts February 15, 2013 0

HOT 97 PRESENTS METROPCS 5 BORO TAKEOVER TOUR 2013 FEATURING KENDRICK LAMAR, T.I., FRENCH MONTANA, MAVADO WITH KONSHENS, AND AN EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH ALICIA KEYS AND MIGUEL   KENDRICK LAMAR Tuesday, February 26 Roseland

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Tamar Braxton Visits @106&Park, Performs single “Love and War”

Tamar Braxton Visits @106&Park, Performs single “Love and War”

Vandal Arts February 14, 2013 0

Tamar Braxton was in the building @106andPark! Tamar Braxton stopped by to talk about her single “Love and War,” working with her husband and more.   “Love and War” Music Video

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New Video: Juelz Santana Feat. Wale “Awesome”

New Video: Juelz Santana Feat. Wale “Awesome”

Vandal Arts February 13, 2013 0

Juelz Santana continues to flood the internet with new visuals. His latest speaks to the ladies as MMG’s Wale assists him on the smooth “Awesome.” Off his new God Will’n mixtape, ‘Elz and Folarin

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AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE PREMIUM ‘FIGHTER JET’

AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE PREMIUM ‘FIGHTER JET’

Vandal Arts February 9, 2013 0

Launch date: February 9  8am EST / 5am PST   The Nike Air Foamposite One is back, and this time it’s taking to the skies. Inspired by the colors of a fighter jet, the

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Mobb Deep Are Reunited For Their Upcoming 20-Year Anniversary Tour

Mobb Deep Are Reunited For Their Upcoming 20-Year Anniversary Tour

Vandal Arts February 6, 2013 0

As the song goes: “Reunited and it feels so good.” Mobb Deep have put their past issues behind them (for now) and are back together. Prodigy and Havoc have decided to let bygones be

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Preview: M.I.A. “Doobie” (Prod. by Danja)

Preview: M.I.A. “Doobie” (Prod. by Danja)

Vandal Arts February 1, 2013 0

Our wait for a new single from M.I.A.’s long-awaited Matangi album continues, but in the meantime, Danja (who produced her 2012 hit “Bad Girls,” which, in case you forgot, we weren’t really feeling) previews

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50 Cent on G-Unit Reunion With The Game: “I Decide That”

50 Cent on G-Unit Reunion With The Game: “I Decide That”

Vandal Arts February 1, 2013 0

Just a few days ago The Game pledged to his fans a petition for a G-Unit reunion. The website, GUnitReunion.com, may have gathered over 11,000 online signatures in two days, but the rapper’s former

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New Video: Snoop Lion ft. Mavado and Popcaan “Lighters Up”

New Video: Snoop Lion ft. Mavado and Popcaan “Lighters Up”

Vandal Arts February 1, 2013 0

With just about 2 weeks to go until Snoop’s Reincarnated film debuts in its entirety, the Lion has unveiled his latest visuals for “Lighters Up.” Assisted by Mavado and Popcaan, the video gives a

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New Video: Ryan Leslie “Carnival of Venice”

New Video: Ryan Leslie “Carnival of Venice”

Vandal Arts January 29, 2013 0

The cameras flash wherever Ryan Leslie goes. The singer/songwriter/producer and now rapper hits Las Vegas the only way he knows how, with expensive taste in “Carnival of Venice.” Off his upcoming Black Mozart EP,

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New Video: Juelz Santana Feat. Future “Nobody Knows”

New Video: Juelz Santana Feat. Future “Nobody Knows”

Vandal Arts January 29, 2013 0

Juelz Santana has a lot to carry on his shoulders and breaks it down in “Nobody Knows,” a cut off his God Will’n mixtape. As co-star Future croons his heart out, Juelz brings us

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Do Rap Artists Have An Education In Art History?

Do Rap Artists Have An Education In Art History?

Vandal Arts January 28, 2013 0

It seems most relevant rap artists have an education in art history. Here a few lyrics for example: http://rapgenius.com/search?q=basquiat Jay-Z – Ain’t I “I got Warhols on my hall’s wall I got Basquiats in the lobby

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New Music: Pusha T feat. Wale “Only You Can Tell It” #WrathofCaine

New Music: Pusha T feat. Wale “Only You Can Tell It” #WrathofCaine

Vandal Arts January 27, 2013 0

We won’t get Pusha’s Wrath of Caine mixtape until tomorrow, but our friends at Billboard got the jump on the Wale-assisted track we previewed late last week. The beat was taken from the “Ye

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T.I. Speaks on Upcoming Songs Recorded with Justin Timberlake

T.I. Speaks on Upcoming Songs Recorded with Justin Timberlake

Vandal Arts January 26, 2013 0

Details have been kept under wraps regarding Justin Timberlake’s first album in seven years. In a recent sit down with MTV News, T.I. reveals he’s worked on handful of records with JT. The two,

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New Music: Alicia Keys “Brand New Me (Part. 2)”

New Music: Alicia Keys “Brand New Me (Part. 2)”

Vandal Arts January 26, 2013 0

Alicia Keys celebrates her 32nd birthday in style. The Grammy Award-winning songstress blasts off a remix of her Girl on Fire single, “Brand New Me.” Taking us back to the 90s dance scene, Keys

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50 Cent Speaks on ‘Street King Immortal’ Features & MMG Chain Cameo In His Video

50 Cent Speaks on ‘Street King Immortal’ Features & MMG Chain Cameo In His Video

Vandal Arts January 26, 2013 0

While his oft-delayed Street King Immortal album won’t arrive until the spring, 50 Cent is very eager to get his fifth solo album out. Catching up with Fuse TV, the face of G-Unit speaks

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Exclusive: Pusha T Previews His ‘Wrath Of Caine’ Collabos with Wale and FrenchMontana

Exclusive: Pusha T Previews His ‘Wrath Of Caine’ Collabos with Wale and FrenchMontana

Vandal Arts January 25, 2013 0

(Pusha T talks about French Montana’s oddly endearing off-beat “wave”) Miss Info: Yesterday we gave you the trailer for Pusha T and Rick Ross’ upcoming “Millions” video…along with an interview clip of Pusha sharing

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NIKE AIR JORDAN V Product Launch Tonight

NIKE AIR JORDAN V Product Launch Tonight

Vandal Arts January 25, 2013 0

NIKE have an exciting new product launch tonight, which is expected to have a lot of heat! NIKE AIR JORDAN V – The original design took inspiration from the WW11 Mustang fighter plane. This

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Pusha T x Rick Ross “Millions”: Video Preview and Stash Spot Inspirations #Exclusive

Pusha T x Rick Ross “Millions”: Video Preview and Stash Spot Inspirations #Exclusive

Vandal Arts January 24, 2013 0

Miss Info: It’s practically a tradition, catching up with Pusha T at the Capsule menswear trade show to check out the next season’s best ‘fits. We chatted about fancy sweatpants and men’s skirts, which

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Director X on Drake’s Upcoming “Started From The Bottom” Video

Director X on Drake’s Upcoming “Started From The Bottom” Video

Vandal Arts January 24, 2013 0

While we saw a few snapshots from Drake’s new “Started From The Bottom” video, the audio has yet to surface. However, Director X says Drizzy’s vision will definitely be worth the wait. As a

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Lord Finesse Recalls Producing Biggie’s “Suicidal Thoughts”: “I Was Shocked”

Lord Finesse Recalls Producing Biggie’s “Suicidal Thoughts”: “I Was Shocked”

Vandal Arts January 24, 2013 0

The legendary Lord Finesse was the latest to be spotlight in FUSE’s Crate Diggers series. Not only giving us a peek at his “low-fat” vinyl collection—which, even after being cut down, still totals over

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New Video: Red Café feat. Trey Songz and Fabolous “Fully Loaded”

New Video: Red Café feat. Trey Songz and Fabolous “Fully Loaded”

Vandal Arts January 24, 2013 0

Red Café keeps the visual material coming. The tough guy Brooklyn MC draws inspiration from Harlem’s current high-end style, sporting a leather jacket, gold jewellery and a “PORN” snapback, in the video to his

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Kendrick Lamr and TDE, Mobb Deep, Scarface & More to Perform at Paid Dues 2013 (Full Lineup)

Kendrick Lamr and TDE, Mobb Deep, Scarface & More to Perform at Paid Dues 2013 (Full Lineup)

Vandal Arts January 24, 2013 0

During the Christmas holidays, Guerilla Union announced the headliners for Paid Dues 2013 would be none other than TDE’s Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Roc, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q). Other performers revealed included Macklemore &

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New Video: Ne-Yo Feat. French Montana “Let Me Love You (Remix)”

New Video: Ne-Yo Feat. French Montana “Let Me Love You (Remix)”

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

French Montana’s profile continues to rise. Known for his street anthems, the Coke Boys general raps to the ladies on the official remix to Ne-Yo’s “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love

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New Music: Eve Feat. Pusha T & Juicy J “She Bad Bad (Remix)”

New Music: Eve Feat. Pusha T & Juicy J “She Bad Bad (Remix)”

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

Eve gives us a double dose of album news today. The Philly rapper has announced her upcoming Lip Lock album will release on May 14th. Her fourth album, and first since 2002’s Eve-Olution will

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Future Gushes About Rumored Boo Ciara: “She Makes Me Happy, I Make Her Smile”

Future Gushes About Rumored Boo Ciara: “She Makes Me Happy, I Make Her Smile”

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

Having recently released his Free Bandz Gang compilation mixtape, F.B.G.: The Movie, and with “Good Kush & Alcohol” still fuelling the clubs, Future remains a hot commodity. Karen Civil recently sat down with Mr.

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The Roots Announce Collaborative Project w/ Elvis Costello & New Album Title

The Roots Announce Collaborative Project w/ Elvis Costello & New Album Title

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

The Roots have always kept things largely in-house when it comes to the music, but the legendary hip-hop collective have revealed one helluva trick from under their sleeve for their next album. In a

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Just Blaze and Baauer Discuss the Making of “HIGHER” (Video)

Just Blaze and Baauer Discuss the Making of “HIGHER” (Video)

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

Just Blaze recently linked up with electronic wunderkid Baauer to bring us a banger of a collaboration with “HIGHER.” In Pitchfork’s latest Pitchfork Weekly episode, the pair sat down at Stadium Red Studios to

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Tyga Announces Hotel California Release Date, Talks Fatherhood & More on ‘106 & Park’

Tyga Announces Hotel California Release Date, Talks Fatherhood & More on ‘106 & Park’

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 0

Tyga flew cross-country to New York City for an appearance on BET’s 106 & Park on Tuesday evening. The Last King brought his new “Dope” video featuring Rick Ross, and used the visit to

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New Music: T.I. “No Worries (Freestyle)”

New Music: T.I. “No Worries (Freestyle)”

Vandal Arts January 23, 2013 1

Having worked with Lil’ Wayne on his current single “Ball,” The Kang returns with a verse over Weezy’s “No Worries.” The freestyle appears on DJ MLK’s #Goodnight Don’t Exist in ATL 2 mixtape, which

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Waka Flocka Wants to Release ‘Flockaveli 2′ in 2013

Waka Flocka Wants to Release ‘Flockaveli 2′ in 2013

Vandal Arts January 22, 2013 0

Waka Flocka Flame’s 2012 sophomore effort, Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family, may have failed to match the expectations (and energy) of his Flockaveli debut, but the Brick Squad rapper is rearing to

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New Video: 50 Cent Feat. Snoop Dogg & Young Jeezy “Major Distribution”

New Video: 50 Cent Feat. Snoop Dogg & Young Jeezy “Major Distribution”

Vandal Arts January 22, 2013 0

We will have to wait a little more longer for 50 Cent’s Street King Immortal album. Last week, the G-Unit leader announced his new LP is pushed back from it’s recent February 26 release

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Watch: Alicia Keys Performs “Obama’s On Fire” at Inauguration Ball (Video)

Watch: Alicia Keys Performs “Obama’s On Fire” at Inauguration Ball (Video)

Vandal Arts January 22, 2013 0

With her family and the rest of the world watching, Alicia Keys flipped the script at the 2013 Inauguration Ball. In honor of President Barack Obama’s second term in office, A. Keys remixed her

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New Video: Omarion feat. Problem and Tank “Admire”

New Video: Omarion feat. Problem and Tank “Admire”

Vandal Arts January 22, 2013 0

While his rapping label mates are busy promoting the upcoming MMG Takeover 2013 mixtape, Maybach Music’s in-house crooner, Omarion, treats us to some eye candy from his debut MMG release, Care Package. For “Admire,”

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Kanye West, The XX, Nas, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar & More Confirmed for Governors Ball 2013

Kanye West, The XX, Nas, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar & More Confirmed for Governors Ball 2013

Vandal Arts January 22, 2013 0

The lineup for this year’s Governors Ball Music Festival has been announced, and it looks to keep hip-hop fans well entertained. Kanye West is set to headline alongside Kings of Leon, while Kendrick Lamar,

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50 Cent Delays ‘Street King Immortal’ Album to Spring

50 Cent Delays ‘Street King Immortal’ Album to Spring

Vandal Arts January 18, 2013 0

50 Cent has been making stops at various media outlets this week to promote his Formula 50 fitness book. Along with appearances on BET’s 106 & Park and a visit to Katie Couric, 50

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Nas x Miss Info on 90’s Style: Bally Shoes n That “Hate Me Now” Fur Hat #HennessyxNas

Nas x Miss Info on 90’s Style: Bally Shoes n That “Hate Me Now” Fur Hat #HennessyxNas

Vandal Arts January 18, 2013 0

(DJ Cassidy, Nas and Miss Info) This past Tuesday night Nas and Hennessy kicked off their latest Wild Rabbit campaign in NYC. As you know, Miss Info hosted an exclusive Q & A session

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From The 80s: Will Smith Freestyles on Tim Westwood’s Show

From The 80s: Will Smith Freestyles on Tim Westwood’s Show

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

Our friend Tim Westwood dug up an awesome clip deep from the depths of his vault. Back in 1989, a young Tim Westwood and even younger Will Smith linked up for the first time

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Watch: Jessie Ware and The Roots Perform “Wildest Moments” on Jimmy Fallon

Watch: Jessie Ware and The Roots Perform “Wildest Moments” on Jimmy Fallon

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

English-born singer Jessie Ware enjoyed a breakout year in 2012, highlighted by the critical acclaim and commercial success (it debuted at number five on the UK Albums Chart) of her debut album, Devotion. The

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T.I. Speaks on ‘Identity Theft’ Film and His Plans for Hustle Gang

T.I. Speaks on ‘Identity Theft’ Film and His Plans for Hustle Gang

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

With his eight studio album, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, now in stores, T.I. sat down with Al Lindstrom’s Emilio Sparks to discuss his future plans. The Grand Hustle head delved into his

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New Music: Ace Hood Feat. Rick Ross & Future “Bugatti”

New Music: Ace Hood Feat. Rick Ross & Future “Bugatti”

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

Time flies real fast. Ace Hood announces he’ll be delivering his fourth solo album, Trials & Tribulations later this year. With some help from Rick Ross, Future, and Mike WiLL Made It, the flagship

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New Music: Meek Mill Feat. Guordan “From Da Bottom”

New Music: Meek Mill Feat. Guordan “From Da Bottom”

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

Meek Mill had some words for his haters on “From Da Bottom,” the first release off his upcoming Dreamchasers 3 mixtape. Coming soon, the DJ Drama-hosted project will include appearances from MMG and Meek’s

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Photos: Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” Video Shoot

Photos: Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” Video Shoot

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With no solo tracks or full-length releases, 2012 was a pretty low-key year (by superstar rapper standards, anyway) for Drake. So it’s no surprise that the world is eagerly awaiting his forthcoming single, “Started

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Oxygen Network Cancels Shawty Lo’s Reality Show, Rapper Fights Back With His Own Petition

Oxygen Network Cancels Shawty Lo’s Reality Show, Rapper Fights Back With His Own Petition

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Television Brad Barket, Getty Images Shawty Lo and his band of significant others will have to wait for their day in the sun. Lo’s upcoming reality TV show All

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Kendrick Lamar Responds to Nas’ Praise of ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Nas’ Praise of ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’

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Fuse recently caught up with Kendrick Lamar, where the topic of Nas calling good kid, m.A.A.d city one of his favorite albums of the year dominated the discussion. It’s funny because Kendrick wasn’t even

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Vote for Lil B to Perform at the 2013 Grammy Awards

Vote for Lil B to Perform at the 2013 Grammy Awards

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Isaac Brekken, Getty Images CBS and The Grammys have launched a contest called “Gig of a Lifetime” to let one aspiring artist perform at the 2013 Grammy Awards and

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New Music: Ricky Rozay ft. Stalley “Love Sosa (Freestyle)”

New Music: Ricky Rozay ft. Stalley “Love Sosa (Freestyle)”

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I guess we can consider this Rick Ross’ “Free Keef’ shout out. Thanks to DJ Scream, we have another exclusive freestyle from the MMG boys. Stalley lends a hand in Rozay’s stroll over the

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Blast From The Past: Kriss Kross to Reunite for So So Def’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Blast From The Past: Kriss Kross to Reunite for So So Def’s 20th Anniversary Concert

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While most of us are busy wishing on an OutKast reunion (which, let’s face it, sounds like a long shot), another ’90s hip-hop duo has regrouped: Kriss Kross. Mac Daddy and Daddy Mac, best

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New Music: @TPain ft. @AceHood and @BustaRhymes “Come And Get It”

New Music: @TPain ft. @AceHood and @BustaRhymes “Come And Get It”

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Future may have the most recognizable auto-tuned voice in hip-hop right now, but T-Pain isn’t done with the vocoder just yet. The rappa-ternt-sanga croons and sooths his way through his brand new single, “Come

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Sneakerheads: DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengston Debate Air Jordan 1s on ComplexTV

Sneakerheads: DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengston Debate Air Jordan 1s on ComplexTV

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Our friends at Complex are looking to bring us plenty of visual goodies with their Complex TV channel this year. Quickstrike is just one of these brand spanking new shows, and finds God’s favorite

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Chief Keef Jailed Over Pitchfork Gun Range Video, Parole Violation

Chief Keef Jailed Over Pitchfork Gun Range Video, Parole Violation

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Interscope Rising Chicago rapper Chief Keef was jailed on Tuesday (Jan. 15) after a judge found that his interview with Pitchfork Media at a gun range was a violation

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New Video: Raekwon “Came Up”

New Video: Raekwon “Came Up”

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Just last night Raekwon delivered his Lost Jewlry EP, and already he’s treated us to its first video. In a series of cinematic, black-and-white shots depicting gambling, shooting and murder headlines, The Chef’s “Came

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Kid Cudi Covers Complex Magazine, Wants to Work With A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q

Kid Cudi Covers Complex Magazine, Wants to Work With A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Complex Kid Cudi might not be getting much attention from his record label, but maybe that won’t matter soon. He covers Complex magazine’s February/March issue and speaks at length

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A$AP Rocky Discusses Father’s Recent Death, Cassidy Addresses Rape Case & More

A$AP Rocky Discusses Father’s Recent Death, Cassidy Addresses Rape Case & More

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images A$ AP Rocky is hard at work promoting his debut LP, despite the tragic death of his father, who passed over the holidays. Hear Rocky’s thoughts on the situation, in

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ASAP Rocky Performs “LongLiveA$AP” & “Wild For the Night” on ‘Letterman’

ASAP Rocky Performs “LongLiveA$AP” & “Wild For the Night” on ‘Letterman’

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With his debut album officially in-stores, A$ AP Rocky brought a few big names with him on the Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday night. Draped in a dark trench coat and appearing

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Andre 3000 Shuts Down Outkast Reunion Rumors, Says Big Boi Remixes Aren’t Official Songs

Andre 3000 Shuts Down Outkast Reunion Rumors, Says Big Boi Remixes Aren’t Official Songs

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Getty Images Outkast never officially broke up. But it’s looking more and more like they’ll never be getting back together either. Well, officially, that is. Big Boi recently added

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New Video: Ab-Soul Feat. Kendrick Lamar “ILLuminate”

New Video: Ab-Soul Feat. Kendrick Lamar “ILLuminate”

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From the dark industrial streets to nature’s green acres, Ab-Soul and Kendrick Lamar paint their visual picture in “ILLuminate.” Off Soul’s Control System album, TDE delivers another unique video directed by Fredo Tovar &

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Kid Cudi Is Reborn: Opens Up on Depression, Family Stability, ‘Cruel Summer’ with Complex

Kid Cudi Is Reborn: Opens Up on Depression, Family Stability, ‘Cruel Summer’ with Complex

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When the time is fitting, Kid Cudi is known to bring fans deep into personal highs and dark scathing lows. After sharing the cover with his G.O.O.D. Music family last year, the Cleveland-native returns

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Future: ‘Pluto’ Creator Talks New Mixtape, Album & Superstar Collaborations

Future: ‘Pluto’ Creator Talks New Mixtape, Album & Superstar Collaborations

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, Exclusive Gino DePinto, AOL Music While last year saw the release and subsequent re-release of Future’s debut album, Pluto, the Atlanta-bred rapper is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Pusha T Reveals ‘Wrath of Caine’ Mixtape Cover

Pusha T Reveals ‘Wrath of Caine’ Mixtape Cover

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Moments ago Pusha T took to his Facebook page to share the artwork for his upcoming mixtape, Wrath of Caine. Judging by the icy white cover, it looks like we’re in for some cold

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André 3000 on Big Boi’s New Remixes: “These Songs Are Not Outkast Collaborations”

André 3000 on Big Boi’s New Remixes: “These Songs Are Not Outkast Collaborations”

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Earlier this month, many of us were excited to hear that Big Boi planned to release two remixes. The first, Frank Ocean’s channel, ORANGE single “Pink Matter” (released last week), and T.I.’s “Sorry” from

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Nicki Minaj: ‘American Idol’ Live Shows May Bring the ‘Crazy Psycho’ Back Out

Nicki Minaj: ‘American Idol’ Live Shows May Bring the ‘Crazy Psycho’ Back Out

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Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Jim Dyson, Getty Images Just one day ahead of her “American Idol” debut, Nicki Minaj is trying her best to do some damage control on her reputation. Following her

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Nicki Minaj Talks About Her Dating Life & Details the Feud with Mariah Carey on ‘Ellen’

Nicki Minaj Talks About Her Dating Life & Details the Feud with Mariah Carey on ‘Ellen’

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Nicki Minaj followed up her appearance on Jay Leno, by visiting The Ellen Show on Tuesday. Changing from her trademark pink to a bright slim red dress, Minaj held back as the talkshow host

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Jose James: Jazz Musician Collaborates With Former The Who Bassist for Blue Note Debut

Jose James: Jazz Musician Collaborates With Former The Who Bassist for Blue Note Debut

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Filed under: Soul/R&B, Exclusive Janette Beckman Jose James‘ No Beginning No End was born during a dinner party. A dinner party at Pino Palladino‘s house, to be exact. The Minneapolis native was living in

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New Video: SBTRKT feat. Sampha “Trials of the Past” (NSFW)

New Video: SBTRKT feat. Sampha “Trials of the Past” (NSFW)

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Although last year’s “Wildfire” collaboration with Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano (which was remixed by Drake) proved to be one of his biggest hits, 2011 was a highlight year for masked producer SBTRKT. The London

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New Video: Sean Price “Genesis of the Omega”

New Video: Sean Price “Genesis of the Omega”

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Despite having several collaborations on Mic Tyson, the latest video from Sean Price’s third solo LP is for the opening track, “Genesis of the Omega,” produced by The Alchemist. While the grimy, punishing beat

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Nicki Minaj Discusses Acting Past, Love for Country Music & ‘Idol’ Judging on ‘Leno’

Nicki Minaj Discusses Acting Past, Love for Country Music & ‘Idol’ Judging on ‘Leno’

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With season twelve of American Idol ready to kickoff, Nicki Minaj stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Monday night to speak on her new role as judge on the reality competition

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New Mixtape: Juelz Santana ‘God Will’n’

New Mixtape: Juelz Santana ‘God Will’n’

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Juelz Santana is back! Harlem, USA’s own is ready to the begin a new chapter of his rap career with God Will’n. Serving as his first solo project in over six years, the Dipset

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Rihanna, Complex: Singer Graces Seven Steamy Special Edition Covers

Rihanna, Complex: Singer Graces Seven Steamy Special Edition Covers

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Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News Zoe McConnell Looks like Rihanna and Beyonce are going back and forth with their increasingly steamy magazine cover shoots. With Beyonce’s revealing GQ cover not yet even on newstands,

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