Has Playboi Carti Begun A Countdown To His Debut Album Release?

Looks like Carti season is upon us. Playboi Carti has created a lot of buzz over the past year or so with co-signs from established rappers like A$AP Rocky, Lil Yachty and Lil Uzi Vert. Yet, despite the hype, the Atlanta spitter’s announced project has yet to drop. Things might be about to change as early as next week though. Friday, Barti launched a countdown many think suggest he’s dropping Cash Carti at midnight on April 14. On his official [...]

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Listen to Wale and Travis Scott’s New Single “Fish N Grits”

The rough version of the song leaked late last year, but today sees the official release of Wale and Travis Scott’s official new single, “Fish N Grits.” The record serves as one of the first singles off Wale’s newly announced album, Shine, which is set to release on May 5. The project will also feature appearances from Lil Wayne, Wizkid and Major Lazer amongst others. Press play to listen below, alongside the full album tracklist.

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Big Sean Makes Marian Hill’s “Down” Single His Own for New Remix

Fresh off his new collaboration with Mike WiLL Made-It and his “Skateboard P” record with MADEINTYO,” Detroit superstar Big Sean resurfaces on a new official remix from Marian Hill. Taking on the song “Down,” Big Sean follows up Cyhi The Prynce’s previous rework with a radio-ready spin of his own. Originally released as the lead single in support of Marian Hill’s ACT ONE (The Complete Collection), “Down” has taken on a life of its own thanks to usage in recent [...]

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Check Out Belly’s New Single, “Glorious”

After posting up with WWE legend Rey Mysterio Jr. last month in Mexico, XO/Roc Nation rapper Belly unleashes a new follow-up single today called “Glorious.” Debuted on his Twitter this morning, you’ll find Belly dropping off another banger about his rise from streets to becoming amongst some of music’s greatest. Listen below and in case you haven’t already, check out his recent Inzombia mixtape here.

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Lil Yachty & KYLE are Beach Toddlers in New Video for “iSpy”

After releasing the animated version earlier this month, KYLE and Lil Yachty join forces once again for yet another video for their standout single, “iSpy.” This time around, the lighthearted musical duo hit the beach, as they transform into toddlers looking to get into some extracurricular activities beyond the sandbox. They eventually get what they’re looking for when a group of women take them on a ride for some ice cream.

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Once Again, J. Cole Goes Platinum Without Any Features

J. Cole‘s devoted fanbase now has more fuel to add to the fire that is the “platinum with no features” meme. As revealed by J. Cole’s own Instagram account earlier today, the Dreamville rapper’s Forest Hills Drive follow-up, 4 Your Eyez Only, has gone platinum… without a single featured artist or guest appearance. “Congrats to @realcoleworld 4 Your Eyez Only is now Certified Platinum by the RIAA,” reads the caption on J. Cole’s official announcement. Released on December 9 of [...]

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Rich Homie Quan “Heart Cold”

Watch the official music video of “Heart Cold” by Rich Homie Quan.

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Reddit User Digs Up Kendrick Lamar’s Album Credits

Kendrick Lamar has now finally clarified what April 7 stands for: the announcement of his new album. The project will release April 14. The project is officially available for pre-order, and while Kendrick has yet to also reveal the tracklist, we know it will feature 14 songs, including “Humble,” produced by Mike Will Made-It. Interestingly enough, the current title of the album listed on iTunes is ‘ALBUM,’ though this may be similar to his rollout for To Pimp a Butterfly. [...]

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Joey Bada$$ Breaks Down His Latest Project ‘ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$’

In an interview with Complex LIVE, Nadeska and Speedy sat down with Joey Badass about his latest project ‘ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$,’ the art of freestyling, and having deep conversations with J. Cole.

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Bobby Shmurda Gets 4 Year Sentence For Prison Shank

Bobby Shmurda appeared in court today for charges stemming from a contraband case back in 2015. The troubled rapper received a 4 year sentence concurrent to the 7 year sentence he is already serving.

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A$AP Ferg Links up with Remy Ma on NYC Anthem “East Coast”

A$AP Ferg and Remy Ma recently teamed up to release NYC’s latest anthem “East Coast.” The track features an infectious hook and bass-heavy beat which works in unison with both NY rappers’ unique style. Additionally, in Ma’s verse, several lines from the rapper seem to be subliminal disses at Nicki Minaj, as the two are currently feuding. Get a look at the subliminal lines below and let us know what you think. “East Coast” is set to drop tonight at [...]

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Kendrick Lamar Announces Release Date for New Album

Two weeks ago, Kendrick Lamar rapped on his song “The Heart Part 4“: “Y’all got ’til April the 7th to get y’all sh*t together.” After much speculation, Lamar has finally clarified what the date stands for: it is the announcement of his new album. The project will drop on April 14, the same day he is scheduled to do his headline performance at Coachella. Although the tracklist has yet to have been announced, it will feature 14 songs including the [...]

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Kodak Black Was Accused of Assaulting a Woman at a Strip Club

Kodak Black found himself in even more legal trouble this week, as he was accused of assaulting a woman at a Miami strip club earlier this year. The rapper, who just released his debut album, is currently in jail, facing a different charge of criminal sexual conduct dating from just over a year ago.

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A Travis Scott & Migos Show Was Shut Down By the Cops

USC’s annual Springfest was shut down before headliner Rae Sremmurd ever hit the stage due to safety concerns from overcrowding. Travis Scott and Migos were also on the bill and were kicked off stage by police.

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Inside XXXTentacion’s Complicated Legal Situation

Late last week Florida rapper XXXTentacion—whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy—was released from jail in his home state after pleading no contest to charges of home invasion and aggravated battery with a firearm. These charges stem from a November 2015 incident in which he allegedly entered the home of Che Thomas and robbed him at gunpoint. The deal to withhold adjudication of the charges essentially means that the disposition of the crimes he is charged with committing will be suspended, [...]

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Jermaine Dupri On Discovering New Talent, Battle Rapping With Timbaland & More

Jermaine Dupri On Discovering New Talent, Battle Rapping With Timbaland & More

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French Montana Explains His “Nappy Head’ Twitter Comments on The Breakfast Club

French Montana Explains His “Nappy Head’ Twitter Comments on The Breakfast Club

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Kevin Gates Shares First Song Since Incarceration, “What If”

Kevin Gates is currently incarcerated for kicking an audience member in his crowd last August. A jury found him guilty of misdemeanor battery and Gates was sentenced to six months in jail. Last night, the Baton Rouge rapper finally released his first song since he was locked up. “What If” is a tribute to Joan Osborne’s 1995 track “What If God Was One Of Us.” The track finds the Baton Rouge rapper in an introspective mood, rapping, “what if God [...]

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Cash Out “Top Shotta”

“Different” Available now Directed by ThePictureMan/MIvisuals

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Tyga “100s” Feat. Chief Keef & A.E

Listen to the official audio of “100s” by Tyga ft Chief Keef & A.E.

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Lil Durk Feat. Meek Mill “Young Niggas”

Off Lil Durk’s “They Forgot” mixtape hosted by Dj Bandz & Bigga Rankin

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Cardi B “Red Barz”

Watch the official music video for “Red Barz” by Cardi B. Directed by BenjiFilmz

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Migos “Get Right Witcha”

Watch the official music video for “Get Right Witcha” by Migos.

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Joey Bada$$ On Why He Almost Never Rapped Again + Beef w/ NY Radio

Joey Bada$$ talks about why he almost never rapped again, beef with New York Radio and gives the show a major surprise.

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Drake Trolls DJ Khaled Over ‘Grateful’ Vocals

DJ Khaled is still asking everyone “Did the Drake vocals come in yet?!” and now he finally got a response from Drizzy himself who decided to troll the “We The Best” frontman in return. Khaled also hinted that there might be more than one track coming from the two.

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Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Just Made History

Kanye West has made history today. Last year’s effort by the superstar rapper, “The Life of Pablo” has officially cinched the title of becoming the first streaming-only album to become certified.

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Troy Ave Speaks On Tragic Events At Irving Plaza, Attempts On His Life, Jail Time & More

Troy Ave Speaks On The Tragic Events At Irving Plaza, Attempts On His Life, Jail Time & More

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Kylie Jenner and Tyga Reportedly Break Up Again

Kylie Jenner and Tyga have reportedly broken up yet again. It’s unclear what caused the latest rift in their relationship, but according to a report, they are “taking some space” right now and in another “off phase” of their relationship. This isn’t the first time they’ve broken up, so don’t be surprised if they’re back together again next month.

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Kodak Black’s Powerful ‘Project Baby’ Documentary is Here

Kodak Black is killing it right now. Following the release of the Florida rapper’s debut album Painting Pictures and a collaboration with PnB Rock and A Boogie for The Fate and the Furious, the first official Kodak Black documentary has emerged. Titled Project Baby, the Mandon Lovett-directed film runs for 25 minutes and features original soundtrack work from Kodak Black producer C-Clip Beatz. Just like the trailer released earlier this week alludes to, the Project Baby documentary documents the successes [...]

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Listen to Playboi Carti’s New Single “Tats On My Neck”

Previews and leaks of this song made their way on the internet earlier this year but as of today, the official version of “Tats On My Neck” finally arrives. Riding high off his recent hard-hitting collabo with Migos, the young Atlanta rapper drops off the mastered version of his Harry Fraud-produced cut as fans await his debut album Cash Carti, set to release any day now. Apparently, Interscope Records has been dealing with some technical issues that’s been causing delays [...]

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Juelz Santana “Up In The Studio Gettin Blown Pt. 2″

Watch the official music video of “Up In The Studio Gettin Blown Pt. 2″ by Juelz Santana.

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Big Sean Receives the Key to Detroit

On Saturday afternoon, Mayor Mike Duggan presented the 29-year-old rapper with the key to the city, making Sean the youngest person to every receive the honor. The key of the city has also been given out to Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder.

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Migos’ Offset Blasts XXXTentacion for Claiming Drake Stole His Flow

Offset took to his Instagram feed to weigh in on the matter, and he didn’t hold back when offering commentary on the Broward County, Florida native who has targeted Drake.

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Bobby Shmurda Reportedly Making Less Than $8 a Week Working in Prison

Bobby Shmurda, who was sentenced to seven years in prison in October, is reportedly making less than $8 a week as a commissary clerk. Shmurda works in the Clinton Correctional Facility commissary for “between 10 to 25 cents an hour,” TMZ reported Sunday. That hourly rate gives Shmurda an estimated weekly haul of “at most” $7.75. TMZ’s report also reveals that Shmurda was involved in a fight with other inmates back in November. Though no one was seriously injured during [...]

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Travis Scott Previews 2 New Songs With Quavo

The anticipation for Travis Scott’s upcoming project with Migos’ Quavo is growing by the day. After dropping the music video for “Goosebumps” on Apple Music, Scott joined Zane Lowe on Beats 1 radio to tease some new songs made by the two of them. It should go without saying, but the clips we got to hear so far sound like absolute fire.

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Young Dolph Speaks on CIAA Shooting, ‘Bulletproof’ & More on The Breakfast Club

Young Dolph Speaks on the most recent CIAA Shooting in Charlotte, N.C., and the significance of ‘Bulletproof’.

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Drake’s ‘More Life’ Is Finally Here

After several false alarms, Drake’s much-anticipated More Life hit the airwaves debuting on Saturday night via OVO Sound Radio. Teased with a few songs here and there, Drizzy unleashed his latest body of work, which he described as more of a playlist than an album. To no one’s surprise, the project went on to feature some of the game’s heaviest hitters in Kanye West, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Quavo, Travis Scott, Giggs, Skepta and PARTYNEXTDOOR, just to name a few. [...]

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A Travis Scott and Quavo Collab Project Is Coming

Rumors of a Quavo and Travis Scott album have been circulating since Quavo hinted at the collaborative project in December. “The album is going to come real soon. I’m still scared to let you know when it’s all dropping,” teased Quavo in a .WAV radio interview. Today, fans can set aside their doubts because Travis Scott basically confirmed that the project is happening via his Twitter account. “Dnt worry that huncho x cactus jack coming,” Travis announced. Still no exact [...]

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Drake is the First-Ever Artist to Reach 10 Billion Spotify Streams

After the release of his latest “album” More Life, Drake has become the first-ever artist to reach ten billion streams on Spotify. According to Forbes, around 20 percent of that number comes from his previous album Views. His single, “One Dance,” got him over a billion plays on its own; “Hotline Bling” has over 600 million streams. Stay tuned for the updated numbers once the More Life data gets analyzed.

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Mack Wilds Says He Will Never Give Up Music & Denies Shooting His Shot With Sanaa Lathan

Mack Wilds talks about Breaks on VH1 and his new show Shots Fired on Fox. Also about where Music fits in his busy schedule.

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Young Dolph “Run It Up”

Watch the music video of “Run It Up” by Young Dolph. Pre-order Young Dolph’s “Bulletproof” album now on iTunes.

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