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In this image provided by Apple, from left to right, music entrepreneur and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Beats co-founder Dr. Dre, and Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue pose together at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (Associated Press) Apple confirms the acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats...

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Epic Records has not only confirmed a new project from Michael Jackson, but announced the release date and cover art (see below). The eight-track album — which will serve as only the second posthumous collection of unreleased MJ material following 2010′s Michael — is called XSCAPE and will arrive on May 13. The LP is being executive...

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BBC’s Zane Lowe Interviews Rick Ross

March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Notable in-depth interviews from hip-hop’s heavyweights made Zane Lowe’s stock rise in 2013. Zane picks up right where he left off with this interview with MMG bawse, Ricky Rozay. Check it out below....

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Think of Rick Ross’ catalogue as a resounding march from Port of Miami to “B.M.F.,” the 808s popping deeper at each successive turn. A progression from the screwed hooks and beachside conspiracy bluffs of Ross’ debut to black-glove mafia menace, all culminating in his last studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t, an obese symphony including all possible instruments, features, ad...

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Legendary hip-hop group De La Soul has made its entire catalog available to download for free as of 11 a.m. EST on Feb. 14th. to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising. “It’s about allowing our fans who have been looking and trying to get a hold of our...

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Yesterday, we got a lil’ taste of Drake‘s then-upcoming interview in Rolling Stone when the magazine put a news item up online that Drizzy was unimpressed by Macklemore’s post-Grammys public apology to Kendrick Lamar, calling it “wack as fuck.” But this isn’t the only instance of candor in the profile. Drake also, allegedly, criticized some of Kanye West’s lyrics...

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Continuing in her pink-themed projects, the undisputed rap queen confirmed the previously mentioned title Wednesday (Feb. 12) with the release of her latest music video for “Lookin’ Ass N****,” listing it in the opening credits. Additional details on Nicki’s upcoming project, The Pink Print  however, are unknown at press time. The single, ”Lookin’ Ass N****” will also appear on the...

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After Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Best New Artist and three trophies in the rap category at last month’s Grammy Awards, the duo’s mouthpiece tried to prove that he thought another nominee should have walked off with some golden hardware: ”You got robbed,” Macklemore texted Kendrick Lamar. “I wanted you to win.” The private message — which Macklemore made...

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Cut the cake, grab the balloons and pop the champagne because Nas is ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his classic debut album in a very big way. Not only is the Queens, New York, rapper getting set to release a special double-disc version of the LP, titled Illmatic XX, but he is also planning to hit the...

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Ducky Smallz Presents… Luxury Pains

January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ducky Smallz, in association with Rossi Mafia and The Good Guys present, “Luxury Pains”, his second album in as many years. This project contains features from Jerreau, Astronaut KI, and production from Clockwork Muzik, Trap Money Benny, and Givtyd, just to name a few. Below is the dope single Clicqout and B*tches. Go to LiveMixtapes...

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