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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (11/07/10)

Posted by: Ian Walker (11/07/10)
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10:29 PM on 11/07/10
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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. Lil Wayne - I'm Not a Human Being
2. Eminem - Recovery
3. Trey Songz - Passion, Pain and Pleasure
4. Waka Flocka Flame - Flockaveli
5. Rick Ross - Teflon Don
6. Drake - Thank Me Later
7. Fantasia - Back to Me
8. John Legend and The Roots - Wake Up!
9. Kem - Intimacy
10. Tech N9ne - Seepage

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News:

I reviewed Kid Cudi's album and got people mad, apparently. Read the fuss here.

Download our October mixtape here.

Lil Wayne is the first to release a number one album from prison since 2pac. And as of this past Thursday, he is no longer incarcerated, but is prohibited from using drugs or alcohol. AKA, he'll back in jail soon.

Can't say the same about T.I., as he checked in on Monday. His wife has also plead not guilty to the drug charges.

Here's footage of Kid Cudi acting like an ass in Hollywood.

New J. Cole mixtape called Friday Night Lights coming this Friday.

Freeway and Just Blaze will be working on his upcoming album.

We have G.O.O.D. Fridays (Kanye West), Monster Mondays (Swizz Beatz), Blue Fridays (Lloyd Banks) and now Timbo Thursdays.

Public Enemy raised $75,000 for a completely fan-funded album.

George Bush says the Kanye comment was the worst thing about his presidency. Not 9/11 OR Katrina, though. Just some rapper talking shit.

Wyclef Jean
will be releasing an EP entitled If I Were President on December 7.

B.o.B. is working on a new mixtape.

Weezy might publish his prison journals as a book.

Jay-Z's "response" to the MC Hammer diss. Hammer says he already won, though.

Former Geto Boys member Willie D will be going to jail for fraud.

Kanye West will be performing at the Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade, and releasing a cologne in 2011.

Drake will be going on a European tour soon, and is taking J. Cole along for the ride. He also confirmed he's working with Justin Timberlake on a collab.

T.I.'s new album cover can be seen here, where the album may also be preordered. No Mercy hits stores December 7th.

Gucci Mane's charges have been dropped.

The N.E.R.D. song produced by Daft Punk was "a ten year old favor" being cashed in.

Nicki Minaj disses Lil Kim in "Roman's Revenge," then denies it. Lil Kim just disses her.

iTunes will allow 90 second previews soon.

Rick Ross' Teflon Don has been certified Gold.

Joe Budden
mentioned that Slaughterhouse and Eminem are recording.

Cee-Lo's "Fuck You" will be on Glee in 2 weeks.

Speaking of which, William Shatner sang this song on Late Night and hilarity ensued.

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This week's videos:

Music Video: Big Sean - Too Fake f. Chiddy Bang

Music Video: N.E.R.D. - Hypnotize U [prod by Daft Punk]

Listen: Kanye West x Pusha T - Hot 97 Interview [Ton of material + Freestyle]

Live: Theophilus London - CMJ Performance

Live: Mark Ronson + The Business INTL - Live on the Interface

Music Video: T.I. - Get Back Up f. Chris Brown [off No Mercy]

Live: Kid Cudi - Maniac f. St Vincent and Cage [Live on Fallon]

Music Video: Atmosphere - The Best Day

Lyric Video: Cee-Lo Green - It's OK [off The Lady Killer]

U-Stream Full Clip: Kanye West

Trailer: Consequence - Movies on Demand 2 Clip

Music Video: Tyga - Black and Yellow Freestyle [off of mixtape due out tomorrow]

Music Video: Currensy - Michael Knight [off Pilot Talk 2]

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This week's downloads:

Young Buck - AM/FM f. Lupe Fiasco + The Blues f. The Game

Trey Songz - Aston Martin Music [Remix]

Stream: Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Swizz Beatz - Bang Bang f. Pharrell and Pusha T

Big Boi - Tangerine Remix f. Fabolous, Rick Ross and Bun B

Jamie Foxx - Fall For Your Type f. Drake [originally a Drake reference track]

Aloe Blacc - Dark End of the Street [B-Side to Good Things]

Theophilus London - Life of a Lover f. Blu [Remix]

Mixtape: Big K.R.I.T. - Before There Wuz Here

Blu - Keep it Down f. U-God [new song]

Wale - Aston Martin Music Freestyle [off possible new mixtape?]

Janelle Monae - Without a Fight [song from For Colored Girls soundtrack]

Janelle Monae - Shape of Things to Come [new song]

Mixtape: Fashawn - Grizzly City 3 [NO DJ]

Trey Songz - Runaway [Remix]

Travis Barker - Carry It f. RZA, Raekwon and Tom Morello

Royce Da 5'9'' - Where's My Money

Pharrell Williams - Hoppin' Over Fences

G.O.O.D. Friday: Kanye West - Looking for Trouble f. Pusha T, Cyhi the Prynce, Big Sean and J. Cole

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Albums hitting the shelves this week:

Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager
Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer
Zion I - Atomic Clock

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Albums out now:

N.E.R.D. - Nothing
Devin the Dude - Gotta Be Me
Roscoe Dash - Ready Set Go!

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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. We won't bite.
10:36 PM on 11/07/10
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"AKA, he'll be back in jail soon."
I lol'd.
I might get the new N.E.R.D. album.
10:48 PM on 11/07/10
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Bush might as well say his biggest regret was trading Sammy Sosa.
11:17 PM on 11/07/10
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haha @ Mike Myer's face when Kanye says George Bush doesn't care about black people
haha i'll always remember that
11:47 PM on 11/07/10
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Bush might as well say his biggest regret was trading Sammy Sosa.
That really was a terrible trade, even at the time you knew it was bad.
11:48 PM on 11/07/10
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"AKA, he'll be back in jail soon."
I lol'd.
I might get the new N.E.R.D. album.

get it. pitchfork hated it (only review i've seen so far) but they hate all the n.e.r.d. records. it's definitely as good as any given previous effort.
12:07 AM on 11/08/10
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haha loving the freestyles esp. trey's cuts. and lol @ pitchfork hating on nerd. need to download nothing soon. good work roshan.
07:08 AM on 11/08/10
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thanks for the new Janelle Monae. she needs more love
07:54 AM on 11/08/10
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JTim and drizzy collabo is a gift from heaven.
10:50 AM on 11/08/10
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Dear J. Cole and Drake,
The tour is supposed to come after the fued.
Love, me.
11:19 AM on 11/08/10
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bummer you don't like new Cudi, I'm getting a lot out of it.
The atmospheres within the music adds so much to this record compared to the others, and no one in the comments of the review seem to mention The Mood, one of the best songs.
02:32 PM on 11/08/10
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A sober Weezy? that'll be some interesting post incarceration material, now if we can only do something about Gucci Mane. And if the Lil Wayne prision journals book idea goes through, i'd definitely buy that. as for a new B.o.B. mixtape? That will see no objection from me.
02:34 PM on 11/08/10
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Wait, did I just read something about Glee covering "Fuck You"? Only one appropriate response for this:
03:41 PM on 11/08/10
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Pusha and Ye's freestyle on 97 was wild. Loved it.
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