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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (05/14/13)

Posted by: Linda Ferreira (05/14/13)
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01:19 PM on 05/14/13
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Thanks to Roshan for putting this together:

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

1. Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
2. Fantasia - Side Effects of You
3. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Heist
4. Lil Wayne - I'm Not A Human Being II
5. Kid Cudi - Indicud
6. Rihanna - Unapologetic
7. LL Cool J - Authentic
8. Rittz - The Life and Times of Johnny Valient
9. Kendrick Lamar - good Kid, m.A.A.d. City
10. Tyga - Hotel California


NEWS:

The RIAA will be including digital streams into Gold and Platinum album sales.

P.O.S. has announced some tour dates.

J. Cole and The Roots will be performing in Philly on July 4th.

Eminem is in the studio with Chris Rock.

Lil Wayne, T.I., 2 Chainz and French Montana are headed out on tour together.

Here are some photos of Kanye West on set for Anchorman 2. Oh yeah, he's gonna be in Anchorman 2.

Mac Miller is dropping a new album on June 18th. He's also heading out on tour with Chance the Rapper.

Usher will be portraying Sugar Ray Leonard in an upcoming film.

Here are some tour dates featuring the 2013 XXL Freshman.

Gunplay is changing the title of his upcoming LP to Living Legend.

In this week's WTF news, Cash Money may be planning a new Big Tymers album...with Drake...and without Mannie Fresh.

Lauryn Hill will be going to jail for three months due to tax evasion.

Chris Brown and Rihanna have broken up.


THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS AND STREAMS:

Easy Yves Saint (The Niceguys) - NY2PA [Clockwork - Upcoming Mixtape]

Shad - Peace (Demo)

Ace Hood - Bugatti (Remix) feat. Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Meek Mill, French Montana, 2 Chainz and Future

Stream: Talib Kweli - Prisoner of Conscious (Full Album)

Free EP: Harry Fraud - High Tide

Mixtape: T.I. and Grand Hustle Records - G.D.O.D.

Chris Brown - Fine China (Remix) feat. Common

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings - Retreat! [Give the People What They Want]

The-Dream - High Art feat. Jay-Z [IV Play]

Thundercat - Oh Sheit It's X [Apocalypse]



THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Theophilus London - Rio feat. The Menahan Street Band

Misc: Nosaj Thing x Chance the Rapper - The Making of 'Paranoia'

Music Video: Vic Mensa (Ex-Kids These Days) - Did It B4 [INNANETAPE]

Music Video: Jack Freeman - Nobody [Lynnie's Juke Joint - Local R&B Singer]

Music Video: Pusha T - Numbers on the Boards [My Name is My Name]

Music Video: Mariah Carey - Beautiful feat. Miguel

Music Video: Bad Rabbits - Can't Fool Me [American Love]

Music Video: Wiz Khalifa and Currensy - Toast [Live in Concert]

Music Video: Solange - Locked in Closets [True EP]


ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK

Bad Rabbits - American Love


ALBUMS OUT NOW:
LL Cool J - Authentic
Talib Kweli - Prisoner of Conscious


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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!
04:59 PM on 05/14/13
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Kanye and Anchorman are my two favorite things in this world. This is incredible news.
06:55 PM on 05/14/13
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Usher? Wait what
06:46 AM on 05/16/13
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Love that Shad demo. He is the freaking man.
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