Thisis50 Indie Artist Spotlight: Pharaoh sends out notice to the world that he has arrived and is ready to dominate the rap scene

FAYETEVILLE, N.C. – By the time Pharaoh was 9 years old, he had already developed a strong love for music. He remembers growing up in the projects with his cousin, using a scrounged-up tape recorder to record themselves as they sat… Continue Reading

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Remaining 'Power' Episodes Leak Online –

Game Thrones isn’t the only popular show that was recently hacked. Yesterday, we learned that several the remaining episodes the fourth season 50 Cent’s STARZ show Power have leaked online. There’s a good chance STARZ will be able to find… Continue Reading

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Timbaland Hits the Studio With Rapper Rome Castille

Mark Nguyen In his storied career, Timbaland has worked with everyone from Missy Elliott to Drake to Justin Timberlake to JAY-Z. Now, you can add up-and-coming South Central Los Angeles artist Rome Castille to that list. Recently, the talented rapper linked… Continue Reading

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Too Late? President Trump Finally Condemns The KKK & Neo-Nazi Hate Groups By Name Following Charlottesville Violence

Video After The Jump CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump denounced white supremacists including neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan on Monday, and said racism, hatred and bigotry had no place in America following a violent white-nationalist rally… Continue Reading

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Chuck D Says Fans Upset With the Colin Kaepernick Situation Should Boycott the NFL

Jason Kempin/Harry How, Getty s (2) Are fans angry over the Colin Kaepernick situation willing to boycott the NFL to ride for the cause? Public Enemy front man, Chuck D thinks they need to be. Kaepernick, who is still unsigned,… Continue Reading

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Fred The Godson – Different Scenario ft. Jim Jones, Vado & Jaquae

Fred The Godson is back with a blazing modern day take A Tribe Called Quest and Leaders the New School’s classic posse cut, “The Scenario” remix. It features Jim Jones, Vado and Jaquae. The track was produced by The Heatmakerz.

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Blockhead Gets Weird For 1st Single From Upcoming "Funeral Balloons" LP

Manhattan, NY – Veteran producer Blockhead — known for his work with Aesop Rock — has resurfaced with a taste  his forthcoming album, Funeral Balloons, the follow-up to 2014’s Bells and Whistles. Titled “UFOMG,” the song is a sample his more eccentric tastes, which… Continue Reading

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G Herbo – I Like

Chicago rapper G Herbo will release his long-awaited debut album Humble Beast next month, he follows up the project’s lead single “Red Snow” with a new banger called “I Like.” Have a listen up top and download your own copy iTunes now.

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Usher Accuser Gets Dragged Over "Money" Tweet & August Alsina "Groupie Tale"

Quantasia Sharpton, the woman suing Usher for allegedly exposing her to an STD, captured the side-eye many when a tweet sent one week before her lawsuit surfaced. In the tweet, Sharpton wrote “I need some money,” and added a handful brooding… Continue Reading

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Azealia Banks Shares Nude Photos of Herself to Explain Inspiration for ‘Escapades’

Cassandra Hannagan, Getty s Azealia Banks has never been shy about putting herself out there through her platform over the years, and her latest social media post bares it all. The Harlem rapper dropped two versions her “Escapades” record back in… Continue Reading

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