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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (02/04/13)

Posted by: Linda Ferreira (02/04/13)
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04:44 PM on 02/04/13
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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. ASAP Rocky - LongLiveASAP
2. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist
3. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City
4. Rihanna - Unapologetic
5. Alicia Keys - Girl on Fire
6. T.I. - Trouble Man
7. Aaron Neville - My True Story
8. Wiz Khalifa - ONIFC
9. The Weeknd - Trilogy
10. 2 Chainz - Based on a TRU Story

NEWS:
Here is our January Mixtape.

Kanye West's creative team DONDA has released the artwork for Lil Wayne's new album, out March 26th.

Speaking of Kanye West, there are rumors about his new album.

Timbaland
has signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were featured on a Funny or Die skit with Paul Scheer.

Blu is planning a retail release of No York.

Chris Brown and Frank Ocean had an altercation at a studio. Frank is not pressing charges.

Rick Ross
was the target of a drive-by shooting. Unfortunately, it wasn't Chris Brown. (Ross also hired 24-hourT armed security.)

Tyler, The Creator will be on Miley Cyrus' new album.

Fabolous is almost done with Loso's Way 2, and has announced his collabs.

Med & Blu are releasing an EP produced by Madlib.

Frank Ocean's Channel Orange was certified Gold.

The Game has started a petition for a G-Unit Reunion.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" is 2x Platinum.

Frank Ocean and Alicia Keys were added to the Grammy performance lineup.

Because you care: French Montana tour dates. But but but...it's for the album of the decade!


THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS AND STREAMS:

The Foreign Exchange - So What If It Is [FE music: The Reworks]

Mixtape: Pusha T - Wrath of Caine

Rick Ross - Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)

Lil B - I'm the Badass (Joey Badass Diss)

Joey Badass - Don't Quit Your Day Job (Lil B Diss)

Currensy - Choosin' feat. Wiz Khalifa and Rick Ross [New Jet City]

Mixtape: Cyhi the Prynce - Ivy League Kick Back

Charles Bradley - Strictly Reserved for You [Victim of Love]

Cee-Lo Green - Only You [new single; untitled new LP]

Hollywood Floss - Break it Down feat. Rob Jay and STS [local artist from Houston]

Roosh Williams - Fradulent feat. Bubba Sparxxx [artist from Austin, TX]

ASAP Rocky - Same Bitch feat. Trey Songz [unreleased]

Rihanna - Jump feat. Theophilus London (Club Chevel Remix)

Common x J. Period - The Next Chapter (I Still Luv H.E.R.) [Rage is Back]

M.I.A. - Doobie [unreleased]

Drake - Started from the Bottom [new single; untitled new LP]

Mixtape: Lil B - Pink Flame

Mixtape: Currensy - New Jet City


THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Talib Kweli - Upper Echelon [Prisoner of Conscious]

Super Bowl Press Conference: Beyonce performs the National Anthem a capella

Freestyles: Pusha T - Live on Funkmaster Flex

Live: Justin Timberlake - Suit and Tie, 2 new songs [DirecTV Super Bowl Party]


ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK


Joe Budden - No Love Lost
J Dilla - Music from the Lost Scrolls Vol. I


ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Pusha T - Wrath of Caine (Mixtape)
Dead Prez - Information Age

Contributors: weworemasks
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!
04:51 PM on 02/04/13
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Chance the Rapper dropped Juice this week also!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8nIHZ-0kS4
05:21 PM on 02/04/13
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That ASAP track another banger. Diggin it.
05:45 PM on 02/04/13
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That ASAP track another banger. Diggin it.
love LLA, man. his beat selection is choice.
05:50 PM on 02/04/13
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blu and med spittin on madlib beats.. i got a chubby
07:08 PM on 02/04/13
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Tyler, what the fuck are you doing?!
07:49 PM on 02/04/13
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Tyler, what the fuck are you doing?!
Rapping on a Miley Cyrus track.
10:00 PM on 02/04/13
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Chance the Rapper dropped Juice this week also!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8nIHZ-0kS4
Chance is great. Everyone should download his #10days mixtape. Top 5 mixtapes of 2012 and it shows another side of Chicago hip-hop.
04:20 AM on 02/05/13
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Game wanting to back together with G-Unit? What changed?

Also, thanks for posting that mixtape.
10:25 AM on 02/05/13
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channel orange dang
11:40 AM on 02/05/13
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the joey badass & lil b beef was fun.
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