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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (06/10/12)

Posted by: Deborah Remus (06/10/12)
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11:05 AM on 06/10/12
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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. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
2. Travis Porter - From Day 1
3. Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven
4. Rihanna - Talk that Talk
5. B.o.B. - Strange Clouds
6. Mary Mary - Go Get it (OST)
7.Drake - Take Care
8. Tank - This is How I Feel
9. Future - Pluto
10. Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King

NEWS:

We attended Free Press Summer Fest last weekend. Check out our Photo Recap and Festival Recap of the event.

Drake
announced the lineup for his hometown OVO Fest.

Pharrell
and Mac Miller are doing a collaborative EP.

The Weeknd has released US Tour Dates.

Juicy J
and Smoke DZA will be taking over the Smoker's Club Tour.

Big Boi will drop his new LP on November 13th.

Erykah Badu is pissed off at the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne.

J Dilla's The Rebirth of Detroit just released its artwork and tracklisting.
The video for Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre's "The Recipe" will drop in two weeks.

YMCMB
will release another group record.

Kanye West
got pissed at a fan for shooting a laser pointer at him during a Paris show.

Nas released the artwork to his upcoming record, Life is Good.
Sales predictions for Big K.R.I.T. and Currensy's new LPs can be seen here.

Snowgoons
new double LP has released its artwork and tracklisting.

Meek Mill
has released some European tour dates.

Frank Ocean tour dates have been released. He's also releasing his debut LP, Channel Orange, on July 17th.

Kendrick Lamar
says J. Cole will produce most of their collaborative record.

Kid Cudi has announced his next record, indicud.

Big Sean
says his sophomore album will drop this summer.

GZA will release a deluxe box set edition of Liquid Swords.

Azealia Banks
quit Twitter and says she's done rapping.

Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II will be released on September 25th.

THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: ASAP Rocky - Brand New Guy f. Schoolboy Q [LiveLoveASAP]

Music Video: Danny Brown - Grown Up

Music Video: Evidence - Liner Notes f. Aloe Blacc [Cats and Dogs]

Music Video: G.O.O.D. Music - Mercy (Kanye West, 2Chainz, Big Sean, Pusha T)

Music Video: Killer Mike and El-P - Big Beast [R.A.P. Music; NSFW]

Music Video: Doomtree - Beacon [No Kings]

Freestyle: Childish Gambino - The Backroom

THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS:


Mixtape: Fat Tony & Tom Cruz - Double Dragon

Mixtape: Clams Casino - Instrumentals 2

Stream: Nelly Furtado - Something f. Nas [The Spirit Indestructible]

Usher - Hot Thing f. ASAP Rocky [Looking 4 Myself]

The-Dream - Dope Bitch f. Pusha T [Love IV]

Stream: Currensy - Off Dat [TSI Bonus Track]

Starshell - Superluva f. Kanye West and Big Sean [Remix]

Frank Ocean - Pyramids [Channel Orange]

ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

Usher
- Looking 4 Myself
Azealia Banks - 1991 EP (Physical)
Diplo - Express Yourself
Waka Flocka Flame - Triple F Life
Bow Wow - Underrated

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Big K.R.I.T.
- Live from the Underground
Currensy - The Stoned Immaculate

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11:26 AM on 06/10/12
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"The Recipe" is so good. Dre goes hard.
11:34 AM on 06/10/12
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Got Frank Ocean tickets. Two of them. Time to get a lady.
01:48 PM on 06/10/12
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Stoked for the Recipe video, one of my favorite jams this year, and that Frank Ocean record. I had no idea YMCMB had a group album or Usher had album tracks. One of those I'm stoked on, Ush already has my AOTY without some bonus tracks.
02:01 PM on 06/10/12
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Lupe yessss!! And I'll have to get my hands on that GZA boxset. Hopefully it's a vinyl boxset

Edit: dammit. Just looked at the boxset article.
08:06 PM on 06/10/12
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I would also like to add that Hit-Boy (the producer behind "N's in Paris" by Yeezy and Jay) has made his rapping debut this week. This track is called "Jay-Z Interview." The beat is by Blink. It's really good.

02:28 PM on 06/12/12
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another HHRU buried by a plethora of news.
03:34 PM on 06/12/12
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I would also like to add that Hit-Boy (the producer behind "N's in Paris" by Yeezy and Jay) has made his rapping debut this week. This track is called "Jay-Z Interview." The beat is by Blink. It's really good.

Finally listened to this for the first time. So good.
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