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Deborah Remus 03/05/12 08:13 PM

Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (03/05/12)
 
Head to the replies to read this week's Hip-Hop Music Round-Up.

Deborah Remus 03/05/12 08:13 PM

Thanks to Roshan for putting this together.

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

1. Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King
2. Chiddy Bang - Breakfast
3. Drake - Take Care
4. Rihanna - Talk that Talk
5. Young Jeezy - TM103
6. Mary J. Blige - My Life II
7.The Throne - Watch the Throne
8. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
9. Beyonce - 4
10. Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures

NEWS:

Download our February Mixtape, plz.

Saw and reviewed the Houston off-date of A$AP Rocky while out on the Drake Tour.

Lil Wayne is releasing a shoe line.

The only confirmed details about Big Sean's sophomore record is Kanye, Wiz and No I.D. will be involved.

Raekwon is going on tour with Freddie Gibbs.

Kid Cudi badmouthed his label for undershipping his WZRD record.

Max B's appeal was denied.

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are engaged.

Nicki Minaj released the artwork to her new album.

Frank Ocean is opening up for Coldplay's UK dates.

Lauryn Hill debuted a new song at a recent live show.

The long-rumored Mos Def, Jay Elec and Currensy album is unlikely. Jay Elec is involved after all.

T.I. signed Iggy Azalea and Trae the Truth this week.

The Game is working on a new mixtape.

Read a new interview with Andre 3000 & Fader Mag.

Limp Bizkit's next single will feature Lil Wayne.

The Throne have added more dates to their international tour.

Murs & Fashawn will be releasing a collaborative album together.

Check out the lineup for the Soundset Festival.

THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Waka Flocka Flame - Round of Applause f. Drake

Music Video: Currensy - Livin [Here]

Music Video: Gorillaz - Do Ya Thing f. James Murphy & Andre 3000

Interview: Kendrick Lamar - 3 Little Digs

Freestyle: Schoolboy Q + Ab-Soul - 5 Fingers of Death

Music Video: Schoolboy Q - Druggys with Hoes Again [Habits and Contradictions]

Live: John Legend & The Roots - Dancing in the Dark (Springsteen Cover) [Live on Fallon]

Freestyle: ASAP Mob - Cosmic Kev Freestyle

Music Video: Jesse Boykins III - B4 The Night is Thru

Music Video: Lil B - Breath Slow [God's Father]

Music Video: Robin Thicke - Pretty Lil Thing f. Lil Wayne [Love after War]

Interview: Big Sean - Interview with the Breakfast Klub

Music Video: Wale - Fairy Tales [11.1.11 Theory]

Music Video: The Knux - 1974 [Eraser]

Music Video: Aloe Blacc - You Make Me Smile [Good Things]

THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS:

Free EP: Ski Beatz - Blutops

Mixtape: Mos Def - Rarities & Bsides Vol. I & II

Free EP: Currensy & Styles P - The First 28

Melanie Fiona - This Time f. J. Cole [The MF Life]

J. Cole - Visionz of Home [Unreleased]

Free Album: Big K.R.I.T. - 4eva and a Day

ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

Alchemist - Rapper's Best Friend 2

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Chiddy Bang - Breakfast
Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius - WZRD
Estelle - All of Me

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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.

incognitojones 03/05/12 08:35 PM

Huge opportunity for Frank Ocean.

Dustin Harkins 03/05/12 08:40 PM

That festival lineup is just unreal.

dannylololol 03/05/12 08:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dustin Harkins (Post 104220712)
That festival lineup is just unreal.

Soundset? So excited for it. So worth the 4 hour drive every year

WhoSaidThat? 03/05/12 08:45 PM

- If past mixtapes and bits and pieces of RED are any indication, new Game mixtape will be meh at best.
- Nicki album cover = Terrifying
- Did not know about Alchemist putting out a new album.
- Wouldn't have known WZRD was out now if someone AP didn't post a leak thread in General. Any songs on that album tolerable aside from Teleport?
- 4aaD's an album? Other parts of the internet (like HHDX and Rap Radar) seems to refer to it as a mixtape. Regardless, I'll take it.

dawgkta6669 03/05/12 08:45 PM

good for Frank Ocean

ugh bad enough Limp Bizkit signed with lil wayne's dumbass label, now he's gonna featured in their song(s)

John_Barnes 03/05/12 08:52 PM

Grr.. Soundset looks so good this year. Wish I could go.

WhoSaidThat? 03/05/12 08:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dawgkta6669 (Post 104220992)
good for Frank Ocean

ugh bad enough Limp Bizkit signed with lil wayne's dumbass label, now he's gonna featured in their song(s)

*Birdman's dumbass label.

D' Evils 03/05/12 09:37 PM

Soundset is fucking stacked this year, gonna be road tripping up from colorado once again for the 3rd
year

JinxRemoving 03/06/12 04:11 AM

The new K.R.I.T. is so good.

crutchfield 03/06/12 05:32 AM

Good for f. ocean

Murs/fash sounds cool. Havent enjoyed murs in a long time. Used to be a big fan. I hope this is a return to form.

jeremyc 03/06/12 07:00 AM

Ski Beatz never fails!

Cameronisonfire 03/06/12 07:01 AM

Yea people need to download the new Krit mixtape

ChaseTx 03/06/12 08:21 AM

Awesome TI signed Trae. Been a fan of his for years.