On this day in 1997, Notorious B.I.G. was murdered. Remember Christopher Wallace in the replies if you wish.
Blake Solomon on 03/09/11 - 10:32 AM
Head here to check out Kyle Lucas (Vonnegutt) and STS (Black Thought's Money Making Jam Boys) spitting some rhymes over Pierce the Veil's "Caraphenilia."
Adam Pfleider on 02/04/11 - 02:30 PM
Ninjasonik will have a release party for their new mixtape, Anxiety Attacks, in New York City on Jan 12th. Flyer in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 01/05/11 - 07:06 PM
MC Hammer released a Jay-Z diss song. Hip hop weeps.

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Blake Solomon on 11/01/10 - 12:50 PM
T.I. had his probation revoked and will serve 11 months in prison

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Blake Solomon on 10/15/10 - 02:26 PM
Apache Chief's new Birthday Suit EP, featuring the single "Birthday Suit" is available on Bandcamp for $1.
Tony Pascarella on 08/24/10 - 11:09 AM
Watch The Maine covering Outkast's "Roses" here.

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Blake Solomon on 08/16/10 - 02:46 PM
We're not just a punk site. I'm looking for someone who loves hip-hop as much as me, but can dedicate more time to the genre with news postings and reviews. If you are interested, please submit a few hip-hop reviews here. You can also email me when you submit a hip-hop review so I can check it out.
Drew Beringer on 08/06/10 - 11:34 AM
Drake has started recording his next album.

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Blake Solomon on 07/16/10 - 02:52 PM
You can now stream Big Boi's new solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: Son of Chico Dusty, on Billboard.

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Blake Solomon on 07/01/10 - 08:29 AM
Head to the replies to hear Snoop Dogg's new song about True Blood.

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Blake Solomon on 06/18/10 - 03:01 PM
You can see the album cover to T.I.'s new album King Uncaged in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 06/14/10 - 06:42 PM
Lil Wayne recently called in from prison to freestyle over Drake's beat from "Light Up."

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Blake Solomon on 06/09/10 - 07:17 AM
You can hear another new Big Boi song, called "General Patton," right here.
Blake Solomon on 06/07/10 - 08:25 AM
Lil Jon's first album in almost 6 years, Crunk Rock, is streaming on Billboard.com. The new record, due out June 8 on Universal Republic, features guest spots from Ice Cube, Soulja Boy, R. Kelly, Damian Marley, LMFAO, 3OH3!, and Whole Wheat Bread, among others.
Tony Pascarella on 06/05/10 - 07:16 PM
You can watch Eminem's new music video for "Not Afraid" in the replies. His new album Recovery is available June 22.
Tony Pascarella on 06/05/10 - 06:45 PM
Shad has released his official music video for "Rose Garden." Check it in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/31/10 - 09:29 AM
A new Kanye West song featuring Dwele called "Power" can be heard here. The song is rumored to be the first single from the upcoming Good Ass Job.
Blake Solomon on 05/28/10 - 09:17 AM
See Big Boi's awesome new music video for "Shutterbugg" here.

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Blake Solomon on 05/28/10 - 07:34 AM
You can hear a new Drake song featuring Jay-Z called "Light Up" right here.

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Blake Solomon on 05/27/10 - 11:54 AM
The Roots will release How I Got Over on June 22nd. Tracklisting and album art is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/20/10 - 10:36 PM
Jay-Z is releasing a greatest hits compilation on June 29th called The Hits (Collection Vol. 1). More info is here.

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Blake Solomon on 05/17/10 - 07:25 AM
B.o.B's new album is streaming on myspace.

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Blake Solomon on 04/25/10 - 08:07 PM
Travis Barker is producing Paul Wall's upcoming album Heart of a Champion.

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Blake Solomon on 04/21/10 - 07:02 AM
Go here to listen to "Airplanes," the new B.O.B. song featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore.

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Blake Solomon on 04/12/10 - 08:00 AM
Hayley Williams will be on a song from B.O.B.'s new album. The song's other special guest? Why of course, it's Eminem.
Blake Solomon on 04/04/10 - 10:27 PM
Drake's debut, Thank Me Later, has a tentative release date of May 25th.

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Blake Solomon on 03/30/10 - 08:00 AM
Erykah Badu has posted a timer on her site leading up the release of her new album, New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh).
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/24/10 - 12:40 AM
T.I.'s new album will drop August 24th.

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Blake Solomon on 03/10/10 - 09:12 AM
Lil Wayne's Rebirth is on track to sell around 150K copies in its first week. For some perspective: 2008's Tha Carter III sold one million copies in its first week.

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Blake Solomon on 02/06/10 - 11:26 AM
Lil Wayne's new album Rebirth is being streamed on myspace.

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Blake Solomon on 01/31/10 - 10:47 PM
Kid Cudi's next album will be called Cudder and the Revolution of Evolution.

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Blake Solomon on 01/18/10 - 10:18 PM
A list of Hip-Hop's most controversial album covers can be found here.

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Blake Solomon on 01/14/10 - 10:42 AM
Hyro Da Hero's new album, Belo Horizonte, is available for free download on his website.
Steve Henderson on 12/29/09 - 12:41 AM
Kid Cudi has been dropped from Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball Tour after punching a fan during a concert in Vancouver last weekend.
Blake Solomon on 12/18/09 - 09:17 AM
Lil' Wayne was sentenced to a year in prison today on gun charges.

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Blake Solomon on 12/16/09 - 01:02 PM
Lil Wayne has pleaded guilty to gun charges and could face up to a year in prison.

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Blake Solomon on 10/22/09 - 09:27 AM
The cover for 50 Cent's new album, Before I Self Destruct is right here. The album hits stores November 17th.

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Blake Solomon on 10/01/09 - 04:16 PM
Jay-Z will release The Blueprint 3 on September 11th.

Track Listing

01 What We Talkin' About [ft. Luke Steele of Empire of the Sun]
02 Thank You
03 D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
04 Run This Town [ft. Kanye West and Rihanna]
05 Empire State of Mind [ft. Alicia Keys]
06 Real As It Gets [ft. Young Jeezy]
07 On to the Next One [ft. Swizz Beatz]
08 Off That [ft. Drake]
09 A Star Is Born [ft. J. Cole]
10 Venus Vs. Mars
11 Already Home [ft. Kid Cudi]
12 Hate [ft. Kanye West]
13 Reminder
14 So Ambitious [ft. Pharrell]
15 Young Forever [ft. Mr. Hudson]
Blake Solomon on 08/19/09 - 01:31 PM
Jay-Z will be replacing Beastie Boys at All Points West as headliner on Friday the 31st. This will be his first US festival performance.
Paul Tao on 07/23/09 - 08:44 AM
Nas will have a guest spot on Dr. Dre's Detox.
Steve Henderson on 02/02/09 - 12:00 PM
Justin Timberlake and Timbaland reunite for the track, "Bigger Than The World." Take a listen.
Garett Press on 01/15/09 - 03:42 PM
50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct now has a tracklisting.

Track Listing
1) Intro
2) Came To Win (produced by Red Spyda)
3) Get Up (produced by Scott Storch)
4) Need Your Hate (Produced by Dr. Dre)
5) Here For A Reason (ft. Nate Dogg) (produced by tha Bizness)
6) Good To Be A Gangsta (produced by Ty Fyffe & Sha Money XL)
7) Dont Mess With 50 (produced by Don Cannon)
8) Trust In Me (produced by J.R. Rotem)
9) Norman Bates Motel (ft. Eminem) (produced by Dr. Dre)
10) Bitch Im Sorry (produced by Needlz)
11) All For You (produced by Hi-Tek)
12) No Time To Lose (ft. Swizz Beatz) (produced by the Individuals)
13) Lonely At the Top (produced by Play-N-Skillz)
14) You Need Us (ft. Lloyd Banks &...
Steve Henderson on 01/07/09 - 12:40 PM
Lil' Wayne has been accused of copyright infringement.
Steve Henderson on 12/17/08 - 10:41 AM
Clipse have called out Pitchfork.
Steve Henderson on 12/12/08 - 11:53 AM
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