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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (01/16/12)

Posted by: Linda Ferreira (01/16/12)
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02:28 PM on 01/16/12
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Thanks to Roshan for putting this together:

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

1. Drake - Take Care
2. Young Jeezy - TM103
3. Rihanna - Talk that Talk
4. Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures
5. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
6. The Throne - Watch the Throne
7.Mary J. Blige - My Life II
8. Anthony Hamilton - Back to Love
9. Beyonce - 4
10. J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story


NEWS:


Childish Gambino will release a mixtape.

Big K.R.I.T.
announced the release dates for his album and mixtape, respectively.

Coachella lineup.

Lupe Fiasco and Pharrell are allegedly working on an album together.

Birdman says Drake will not release a diss record to Common.

Ludacris' album has plans for a May 2012 release.

Swizz Beatz is working on a mixtape.

Lupe's LASERS is finally certified Gold.

J. Cole's "Work Out" is platinum.

Tyga pushed back the release of his record.

Kendrick Lamar says he's done with his upcoming record.

Araabmuzik will drop an instrumental collection on January 31st.

Common says the Drake beef isn't about Serena Williams.

Obie Trice will drop a new album on February 28th. Cover can be seen here.

Pharrell recently recorded with an all-student orchestra.

Jay-Z and Beyonce donated many of their baby gifts to charity.

Birdman and Lil Wayne will release a collaborative album...again.

No I.D. will produce the entirety of Chicago artist Mikkey Halstead's upcoming LP.

Lil Boosie recently checked in with fans during his prison stint.



THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Rick Ross - Stay Schemin' f. Drake and French Montana [Rich Forever]

Music Video: Lupe Fiasco - End of the World (over M83) [Friend of the People]

Music Video: Tyga - Rack City

Interview: Common - ThisisHipHop

Music Video: Pusha T - Sweet [Freestyle]

Interview: XV - HardknockTV Interview

Interview: Pusha T - Hip-hop Shop Interview with Fuse

Music Video: Yo Gotti - Harder f. Rick Ross [Live from the Kitchen]

Live: Common - Sweet [Live on Sirius XM]

Music Video: Saigon - I Am 4 Real [Warning Shots 3]

Live: Kanye West - Footage from 1996

Live: Common - Celebrate [Live on Kelly]


THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS:

Mixtape: Rick Ross - Rich Forever

Free EP: Donnis - Snack Pack Vol. I

Theophilus London - Last Night (LVRS Anthem) [Unreleased]

Free Album: Strong Arm Steady - Arms & Hammers [Talib Kweli's record label]

B.o.B. - Strange Clouds Remix f. T.I. and Young Jeezy [Strange Clouds]

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) - N-ggas in Poorest [Freestyle]

XV - Squarian's Anthem [Unreleased]

Mixtape: DropxLife - Further [Mixtape from the producer of The Weeknd's "Initiation"; on his XO label]

ASAP Rocky - Celebration [Unreleased]


ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:
Dizzee Rascal - Boy in Da Corner


ALBUMS OUT NOW:
Rick Ross - Rich Forever (Mixtape)
Yo Gotti - Live from the Kitchen


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. I also started a personal twitter (@robhatt) so get at that as well. We won't bite.
02:29 PM on 01/16/12
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02:29 PM on 01/16/12
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YEAH!
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02:36 PM on 01/16/12
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You are now listening to Holly Hox music.

Lupe and Pharrell? Yes, fuck yes. Right now.
02:43 PM on 01/16/12
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patiently waiting for new gambino.

same for krit.

2/3 of child rebel soldier? ill take it.

drake and common beef is silly. although entertaining. and of course its over serena...

kendrick lafuckingmar. lets do this.

araab. release some shit with the dips. tired of this instrumental shit.

good looks to jay and bee. still annoyed with them doe.

and like father like son went in so im down for part two.
02:47 PM on 01/16/12
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What happened to Child Rebel Solider?

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02:58 PM on 01/16/12
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Nobody else stoked for Ludaversal? Shit should be tight if it's half as great as Theater of the Mind.
02:59 PM on 01/16/12
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can Common beat the shit outta drake n get it over with? we already know Common's the more talented one anyway
03:00 PM on 01/16/12
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rich forever is really good
03:29 PM on 01/16/12
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What happened to Child Rebel Solider?

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This x100.

My mixtape drops on Saturday. I'm pretty excited.
04:05 PM on 01/16/12
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Soooo jealous of Pharrell orchestra
04:10 PM on 01/16/12
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This x100.

My mixtape drops on Saturday. I'm pretty excited.
fuckin love the avatar
04:12 PM on 01/16/12
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Thank you very much, I'm pretty certain I'll never change it again.
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Thank you very much, I'm pretty certain I'll never change it again.
don't know why you would, can'tstandya.
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