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Young Thug has confirmed Slime Language will be dropping on his birthday, Thursday, August 16th.
08/15/2018

Young Thug has confirmed Slime Language will be dropping on his birthday, Thursday, August 16th.

Who’s excited for this new Cole project? It features 12 tracks and it is set to drop this Friday. #KOD
04/17/2018

Who’s excited for this new Cole project? It features 12 tracks and it is set to drop this Friday. #KOD

January28th
01/28/2018

January28th

Testing
01/28/2018

Testing

Wu Tang Forever
12/12/2017

Wu Tang Forever

Cole dropped this classic 3 years ago. What are your favourite tracks?
12/09/2017

Cole dropped this classic 3 years ago. What are your favourite tracks?

Humble
11/20/2017

Humble

Cole x Cardi
11/19/2017

Cole x Cardi

21 years ago today, Tupac's final album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory was released. The album was completely fin...
11/05/2017

21 years ago today, Tupac's final album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory was released. The album was completely finished in 7 days. The lyrics were written and recorded in only three days and mixing took an additional four days.

10/25/2017
Happy birthday Drake!
10/24/2017

Happy birthday Drake!

Frank Ocean for i-D Magazine
10/23/2017

Frank Ocean for i-D Magazine

10/22/2017
10/21/2017
Detroit
10/19/2017

Detroit

A$AP Rocky's forthcoming album will be dropping before the year is up
10/12/2017

A$AP Rocky's forthcoming album will be dropping before the year is up

10/12/2017
BET

How long until Donald J. Trump responds? RIP 💀

Eminem went OFF! Check out the full verse from the #HipHopAwards

Eminem is reportedly releasing his new album on November 17th
10/09/2017

Eminem is reportedly releasing his new album on November 17th

4YEO Tour
10/09/2017

4YEO Tour

My intuition is telling me there’ll be better days...
10/09/2017

My intuition is telling me there’ll be better days...

Timeline Photos
10/08/2017

Timeline Photos

Beyoncé as a child looking just like Blue
10/08/2017

Beyoncé as a child looking just like Blue

Pick 3
10/07/2017

Pick 3

Starboy
10/06/2017

Starboy

Hendrix
10/06/2017

Hendrix

The giants of Forbes
10/04/2017

The giants of Forbes

10/03/2017
10/03/2017

Our hearts go out to the victims of the Las Vegas terrorist attack. As a media outlet, we think it's important to label these things as what they are: acts of terrorism. If we want to make positive change in the United States and the rest of the world, we must shift the conversation and NOT be OK with the media sympathizing with and refusing to label people who commit acts of terrorism as terrorists because of the color of their skin. ✊

10/02/2017
Kendrick Lamar reportedly makes $1M+ per concert 🔥💰
09/30/2017

Kendrick Lamar reportedly makes $1M+ per concert 🔥💰

Happy birthday Weezy 🍾
09/28/2017

Happy birthday Weezy 🍾

Donald Glover has begun filming season 2 of "Atlanta"
09/28/2017

Donald Glover has begun filming season 2 of "Atlanta"

We wrote about 8 solo Dreezy songs as hard as "Bodak Yellow" and the under-appreciation of female talent in rap
09/28/2017
8 Solo Dreezy Songs That Go As Hard As “Bodak Yellow”

We wrote about 8 solo Dreezy songs as hard as "Bodak Yellow" and the under-appreciation of female talent in rap

Dreezy was on a silent killing-spree last year, building on organic momentum she had gained as Chicago’s next virtuoso. Dancing, rapping, singing—her skill set often felt incredibly underrated. Las…

Schoolboy Q has said his next album is '90% done'
09/27/2017

Schoolboy Q has said his next album is '90% done'

We chronicled the top nine rappers who have dropped two or more albums in 2017. What rappers do you think have been on t...
09/26/2017
Top 9 Rap Runs of 2017 (So Far)

We chronicled the top nine rappers who have dropped two or more albums in 2017. What rappers do you think have been on the best multi-project runs this year?

As highlighted by our mid-year list, it has been a fantastic year for rap so far. A brand-new, unconventional self-starter seems to blow up every other day (have you heard of YBN Nahmir yet?), esta…

Post Malone has broken Apple Music's single week streaming record. His new single, "Rockstar" ft. 21 Savage notched an i...
09/26/2017

Post Malone has broken Apple Music's single week streaming record. His new single, "Rockstar" ft. 21 Savage notched an impressive 25 million streams. The song debuted at #2 on the billboard top 100.

09/25/2017
09/21/2017
Travis Scott & Weeknd have new music on the way
09/21/2017

Travis Scott & Weeknd have new music on the way

Kanye West and Jay Z will be meeting face to face in an effort to squash their latest beef
09/20/2017

Kanye West and Jay Z will be meeting face to face in an effort to squash their latest beef

09/17/2017
Kendrick Lamar for Billboard
09/14/2017

Kendrick Lamar for Billboard

Happy Birthday to one of the illest to ever touch the mic
09/14/2017

Happy Birthday to one of the illest to ever touch the mic

21 years ago today, Tupac Shakur passed away after complications following a shooting that took place as he was leaving ...
09/13/2017

21 years ago today, Tupac Shakur passed away after complications following a shooting that took place as he was leaving the Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas, Nevada.

RIP to a legend.

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