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Ian Walker 10/10/11 05:41 PM

Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (10/10/11)
 
Head to the replies to read this week's Hip-Hop Music Round-Up.

Ian Walker 10/10/11 05:41 PM

Thanks to Roshan for putting this together.

Hip-Hip Music Round-UpThis week's top 10 albums in Hip-Hop and R&B, according to Billboard.com:

1. J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story
2. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
3. The Throne - Watch the Throne
4. Beyonce - 4
5. Mindless Behavior - #1 Girl
6. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel
7. Rihanna - Loud
8. Pitbull - Planet Pit
9. Phonte - Charity Starts at Home
10. Evidence - Cats and Dogs

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NEWS:

Read my review of J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story.

Drake's release of Take Care has been pushed back. The new date is November 15th.

The Game is heading out on tour to support The R.E.D. Album.

An updated tracklisting of Pusha T's The Fear of God 2 has been released.

Rihanna will drop a new album on November 21st.

B.o.B. is looking to release his album by next March.

Snoop Dogg will have an NBC sitcom.

Some details to Yelawolf's new album.

As it stands, the Roots are still dropping UNDUN on December 6th, 2011.

Here's the cover to Rick Ross' upcoming record.

Drake announced a few dates with Kendrick Lamar and ASAP Rocky.

The Weeknd will be doing a remix for Lady Gaga's Born this Way.

Currensy and The Alchemist will be putting out another project next year.

Mary J. Blige will be collaborating with Nas on her next album.

B.o.B. and Taylor Swift performed "Airplanes" together.

Talib Kweli talks about Occupy Wall Street.

Method Man
wants to work with Tyler the Creator.

Reef the Lost Cause and Snowgoons are touring together.

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THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Drake - Headlines [Take Care]

Documentary: Wale - The Making of Ambition Pt. III

Live: Big Sean - I Keep it G [New Song]

Music Video: Mayer Hawthorne - The Walk [How Do You Do]

Live: J. Cole - Live on Jimmy Kimmel

Live: Black Star - Live on Colbert Report [THEY PLAY A NEW SONG]

Lyric Video: Common - Blue Sky [The Dreamer, The Believer]

Trailer: The-Dream - 1977 [Commercial #2]

Music Video: Beyonce - Countdown [4]

GQ Interview: Childish Gambino - GQ&A

Interview: Kendrick Lamar + LRG

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THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS:

Kendrick Lamar - Cloud 10

A. Dd - Insomniac Dreaming [prod. by Black Milk]

Rick Ross - I Love My Bitches [God Forgives, I Don't]

Mixtape: Gilbere Forte - Some Dreams Never Sleep

Stream: Gym Class Heroes - Martyrial Girls [TPC Pt. II]

Nick Cannon - Big Spender f. Kanye West [circa 2002]

DJ Drama - Undercover f. J. Cole and Chris Brown [Third Power]

Jackie Chain - Parked Outside f. Big K.R.I.T. and Bun B

Currensy - Corvette Doors

The Weeknd - Initiation [Echoes of Silence?]

Freddie Gibbs - Look Easy [NBA 2k12]

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ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

DJ Drama - Third Power
Mayer Hawthorne - How Do You Do

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Exile - 4TRK Mind
Styles P - Master of Ceremonies

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Contributors: themostdeplete

Any feedback is welcome. The best way to get at me is through my blog, www.weworemasks.com. You can keep up with us there during the week if you miss us way too much. If you have any hate mail, love notes, ideas, suggestions or submissions for next week's round up, feel free to get at Roshan at weworemasks@gmail.com or weworemasks on twitter. I also started a personal twitter (@robhatt) so get at that as well. We won't bite.

Madasahatter93 10/10/11 06:02 PM

rick ross has some saggy man tits yo

mattyrocks 10/10/11 06:47 PM

ugh at take care being pushed back.

kinda curious to find out if snoop sitcom will be any good.

fuck yes to new roots jumpoff.

that new cover for rowzays new album is childs play.

drizzy goin out on tour with asap and kendrick?? i luv it.

and lastly congrats to the weeknd.

Dustin Harkins 10/10/11 06:53 PM

Cannot wait for that Drake/Kendrick Lamar tour.

WhoSaidThat? 10/10/11 06:56 PM

Snoop Dogg > Whitney Cummings

phaserstostun 10/10/11 06:58 PM

Not sure how I feel about Fear of God 2 being his debut solo LP, if he's releasing it like that now. And why isn't it on G.O.O.D.?

Sext Offender 10/10/11 07:01 PM

Method Man & Tyler would be sick as f

incognitojones 10/10/11 07:07 PM

That new Black Star was so good, didn't even know they were working on anything.

And pretty stoked that NBC employs at least three rappers.

Kyle Thrash 10/10/11 08:07 PM

Gilbere Forte mixtape rules

Holly HoX! 10/10/11 08:25 PM

Pusha T's album is going to be so fucking fresh.

Cameronisonfire 10/10/11 09:45 PM

Stoked for the currensy/alchemist project. Covert coup was so good.

WhoSaidThat? 10/11/11 12:37 AM

Furthermore, I'm digging new GCH. This is no Stereo Hearts, and there's hope for this album yet!

kazuma_ootaro28 10/11/11 12:40 AM

Excited for UNDUN!

Dre Okorley 10/11/11 12:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dustin Harkins (Post 96222352)
Cannot wait for that Drake/Kendrick Lamar tour.

It only hits 6 dates...oh well. Can't wait to see footage...KL must be losin his mind right now.