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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (11/04/12)

Posted by: Deborah Remus (11/04/12)
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06:37 PM on 11/04/12
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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. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City
2.Brandy - Two Eleven
3. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream4. 4. 2 Chainz - Based on a TRU Story
5. The Man with the Iron Fists - OST
6. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist
7. G.O.O.D. Music - Cruel Summer
8. Machine Gun Kelly - Lace Up
9. P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here
10.Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor II

NEWS:

Download our October mixtape here.

Check out the artwork of Big Boi's Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, which has been delayed to Dec. 11.

Meek Mill has opened his own record label imprint.

ASAP Rocky
's LongLiveASAP has officially been delayed to 2013.

Kid Cudi will release Man on the Moon III after indicud.

Gunplay has announced a new mixtape.

Rakim and Pharrell have been in the studio.

Kendrick Lamar debuted at #2, with 240,000 copies of GKMC sold.

The Game has enlisted J. Cole, Rick Ross, Common and Lil Wayne as a few of his guests on Jesus Piece.

Eminem will Executive Produce Skylar Grey's debut album.

Cee-Lo has been accused of sexual battery.

Meek Mill will sell an estimated 175-200k of his debut LP, Dreams and Nightmares.

50 Cent has parted ways with Floyd Mayweather ("The Money Team") after a Twitter battle. Seriously.

2 Chainz is already working on his sophomore LP.

Here's the tracklisting of the new Rihanna album, Unapologetic.

Schoolboy Q promises a new project before the new year.

THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS AND STREAMS:


Mixtape: Lil B - Halloween H20

Kendrick Lamar - The Jig Is Up (prod. by J. Cole) [Unreleased]

Free EP: Hollywood Floss - The Legend Continues

Mixtape: Currensy - Priest Andretti

Mixtape: Wiz Khalifa - Cabin Fever 2 (No DJ)

THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:


Music Video: Das Racist - Girl [Relax]

Music Video: Fat Tony and Tom Cruz - Denim Guinness Boys + Double Up w/ Main Attrakionz [Double Dragon]

Live: Lauryn Hill - Black Rage (New, A capella; Live in Dallas) [Unreleased]

Live: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Same Love (Live on Ellen)

Documentary: Meek Mill - Dreams and Nightmares: The Documentary

Music Video: Shad - It Ain't Over [Melancholy...]

Music Video: Joey Badass - Fromdatombs feat. Chuck Strangers [1999]

Freestyle: Kendrick Lamar - K104 Freestyle/Halloween

Documentary: Flying Lotus - Layer 3 [Red Bull Music Academy]

Misc: Big Sean - Imagination [Web Series]

Live: Joey BadA$$ and The Roots - Waves (Fallon) [1999]

Music Video: Murs & 9th Wonder - Funeral For a Friend [The Final Adventure]

Live: The Weeknd - Enemy (Live in Toronto) [Unreleased]

ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

E40 and Too Short - History: Mob Music
Ne-Yo - R.E.D.
Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told 2

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Meek Mill - Dreams & Nightmares
Tech N9ne - The Boiling Point EP
Sean Price - Mic Tyson

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Thanks for reading. As always, any feedback is welcome. The best way to get at me is through my website. We post daily and regularly, if you're into that sort of thing. 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. I also have a personal twitter if you prefer. Cheers!
06:49 PM on 11/04/12
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50 vs Mayweather was awesome
07:34 PM on 11/04/12
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08:42 PM on 11/04/12
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Super pumped for Kendrick.

Macklemore performance was wonderful. Was a little disappointed with Joey BadA$$ on Fallon, though.
09:53 PM on 11/04/12
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that 50 vs mayweather beef is wierd. i remember seeing on twitter that 50 got floyd like a 500000 dollar car for his birthday. rich people man.
06:31 AM on 11/05/12
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Benz a make a dance
06:56 AM on 11/05/12
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Can I just sweet brag about seeing Kendrick, Astronautalis, Macklemore, Schoolboy Q, and Danny Brown in one week real quick

And araabMUZIK

Okay I'm done
07:33 AM on 11/05/12
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Can I just sweet brag about seeing Kendrick, Astronautalis, Macklemore, Schoolboy Q, and Danny Brown in one week real quick

And araabMUZIK

Okay I'm done
Duuuude you and me both
07:44 AM on 11/05/12
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Duuuude you and me both
Hell yes! What a week it's been.
10:00 AM on 11/05/12
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50 vs Mayweather was awesome

50 is like a cartoon character now, it's like he's only into the dramatics.

Super pumped for Kendrick.

Macklemore performance was wonderful. Was a little disappointed with Joey BadA$$ on Fallon, though.

yeah the joey performance was a bit tame, but understandably cause he was probably nervous as all hell.

that 50 vs mayweather beef is wierd. i remember seeing on twitter that 50 got floyd like a 500000 dollar car for his birthday. rich people man.

just wanna say i saw converge this past saturday and i'll never be the same.

- the guy who does the hip-hop round up

Can I just sweet brag about seeing Kendrick, Astronautalis, Macklemore, Schoolboy Q, and Danny Brown in one week real quick

And araabMUZIK

Okay I'm done

astro sux, guy. but the fact that you saw refused is >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

it still hurts
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50 is like a cartoon character now, it's like he's only into the dramatics.



yeah the joey performance was a bit tame, but understandably cause he was probably nervous as all hell.



just wanna say i saw converge this past saturday and i'll never be the same.

- the guy who does the hip-hop round up



astro sux, guy. but the fact that you saw refused is >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

it still hurts
yet to see them live! i am absolutely jealous. How did Aimless Arrow sound live (vocal wise)?
10:56 PM on 11/05/12
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yet to see them live! i am absolutely jealous. How did Aimless Arrow sound live (vocal wise)?
i can't even bother to try to find a single complaint. easily the most intense show i've seen. hell of a setlist too. hate to plug ya, but if you wanna read about the show....

bannon is a weird ass dude. for an entire hour before converge's set, he just sat there at the merch booth by himself staring into space. then he hit the stage and was a maniac.
11:35 PM on 11/05/12
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i can't even bother to try to find a single complaint. easily the most intense show i've seen. hell of a setlist too. hate to plug ya, but if you wanna read about the show....

bannon is a weird ass dude. for an entire hour before converge's set, he just sat there at the merch booth by himself staring into space. then he hit the stage and was a maniac.
"The sauna-like conditions of Fitzgerald’s left everyone in a cloud of their own body odor and sweat, but no one seemed to mind." haha always a good indicator of how fun a show is (i saw tssf and didnt even realize my entire shirt and pants were drenched).

Did you talk to him? He seems like a really down to earth guy.
09:48 AM on 11/06/12
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"The sauna-like conditions of Fitzgerald’s left everyone in a cloud of their own body odor and sweat, but no one seemed to mind." haha always a good indicator of how fun a show is (i saw tssf and didnt even realize my entire shirt and pants were drenched).

Did you talk to him? He seems like a really down to earth guy.
yeah, just a bit after the show. he asked why i was writing in my cell phone so much, and i had to tell him "i'm the asshole who is reviewing this show" and he was like "can't wait to google it!" definitely a cool dude.
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