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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (08/05/12)

Posted by - 09:34 PM on 08/05/12
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09:35 PM on 08/05/12
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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. Nas - Life is Good
2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
3. Maybach Music Group - Self Made 2
4. Chris Brown - Fortune
5. Usher - Looking 4 Myself
6. Jennifer Lopez - Dance Again: The Hits
7.Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
8. R Kelly - Write Me Back
9. Project X - OST
10. Drake - Take Care

NEWS:

Download
our July 2012 Mixtape.

Here are the dates for the GZA '64 squares' US Tour.

2 Chainz has released the final tracklisting for his upcoming album, Based on a T.R.U. Story.

Kanye West unveiled the artwork for Cruel Summer.

Big K.R.I.T. announced more tour dates.

This is the artwork for Wiz Khalifa and Currensy's joint project, Live in Concert, dropping this Thursday.

Jay-Z is executive producing NBA 2K13.

The likes of RZA, Currensy, and Kendrick Lamar are some of the features Talib Kweli has planned for his upcoming LP.

Snoop Dogg is now Snoop Lion and is putting out a reggae album.

Wiz Khalifa
delayed his album about a month.

Outside of Black Hippy, there will probably be no features on Kendrick Lamar's upcoming LP.

Due to Frank Ocean's latest LP, Asher Roth will no longer be naming his sophomore LP, Is This Too Orange?

Rick Ross will probably push upwards of 200k his opening week.

Lil Wayne is putting rap on the backburner, because he's going to focus on skateboarding. Yes, this is real news.

Some guy is suing Mac Miller $10 million for a beat.

Murs & Fashawn are putting out a collaborative LP on September 25th.

Former No Limit Soldier Mystikal has been released from prison.

Drake will be going back and graduating high school this summer.

BJ The Chicago Kid has signed to Motown.

T.I. has 86 songs for his upcoming Trouble Man project, but he has decided to push back the release date from September 4 to TBA.

Drake wants/will probably executive produce Aaliyah's posthumous album. Timbaland is not down with that.

Check out the tracklisting for Slaughterhouse's welcome to: Our House.

The Game is being sued for a beat on his California Republic mixtape.

2 Live Crew's Uncle Luke is now a high school football coach.

THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Big K.R.I.T. - What U Mean f. Ludacris [Live from the Underground]

Music Video: Elzhi - Blue Widow [The Weather Man]

Music Video: Rick Ross - 3 Kings f. Jay-Z and Dr. Dre [God Forgives, I Don't]

Misc: Jay-Z - From Marcy to Barclays

Back and Forth Interview: ASAP Rocky & Schoolboy Q

Music Video: Rick Ross - 911 [God Forgives, I Don't]

Music Video: Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank) [Good Kid, mAAd City]

Live: Frank Ocean - Bad Religion [Live at Lolla]

Interview: Kendrick Lamar - 106 & Park

Music Video: Thurogood - All Night [Unreleased]

THIS WEEK'S STREAMS/DOWNLOADS:


Mixtape: Lil B - Obama Based God

Hit-Boy - Old School Caddy f. Kid Cudi [Unreleased]

Free EP: Iggy Azalea - Glory EP

Schoolboy Q - Daytrotter Sessions

ASAP Rocky - Pussy Money Weed [Unreleased; Tags]

Trey Songz - Hail Mary f. Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy [Chapter V]

Aaliyah - Enough Said f. Drake [upcoming posthumous LP]

ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

N/A

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Rick Ross - God Forgives, I Don't

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09:40 PM on 08/05/12
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Good for Wayne wanting to focus on getting better at skateboarding. I hope Dedication 4 will be good.

Also, idk how I feel about Drake exec-producing for Aaliyah.
09:42 PM on 08/05/12
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Some rly good news, thanks for the round up!
09:48 PM on 08/05/12
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Mystikal. Yes.
09:55 PM on 08/05/12
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11:14 PM on 08/05/12
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Timbaland n drake should settle it in a steel cage match before drake goes back to degrassi to graduate
11:32 PM on 08/05/12
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Damn cmon Asher get your shit together
11:51 PM on 08/05/12
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Good for Wayne wanting to focus on getting better at skateboarding. I hope Dedication 4 will be good.

Also, idk how I feel about Drake exec-producing for Aaliyah.

can't tell if skateboard comment is srs or trolling
also, i like drake. i see why people don't want him touching a posthumous release, but how many posthumous releases are actually good?

Some rly good news, thanks for the round up!

no problem, man!


riff raff is so tight
12:23 AM on 08/06/12
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Hopefully Wayne is better at skateboarding than he is at making music.
12:44 AM on 08/06/12
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Maybe Drake would have graduated if he stayed in Degrassi.
07:34 AM on 08/06/12
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Domo Genesis x Alchemist - No Idols came out 8/1.

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07:54 AM on 08/06/12
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Franky O just too damn smooth
12:03 PM on 08/06/12
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Domo Genesis x Alchemist - No Idols came out 8/1.

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Not an OF fan, but quoting for info share.
02:33 PM on 08/06/12
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Stoked for the upcoming Talib Kweli album. Remember listening to Get By in 7th grade. Still probably one of my favorite hip hop songs.

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