Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Shawty Lo (March 22, 1976 September 21, 2016)

On this day, Sept. 21, in hip-hop history… Rick Diamond, Getty s 2016: Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo suffered an untimely death on Sept. 21, 2016 when he was involved in a fatal car crash. Today marks the one-year anniversary this… Continue Reading

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Macklemore Explains Why Ryan Lewis Isn’t Producing “Gemini” Album

Ahead next week’s release his sophomore solo album Gemini, Macklemore stopped by Sway in the Morning to explain why his long-time producing partner Ryan Lewis is absent from the upcoming project. The pair amicably parted ways earlier in the summer,… Continue Reading

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Post Malone Drops New 21 Savage Collab ‘Rockstar’

Republic Records For months, fans have been waiting for this Post Malone song. Now, it’s finally here. Listen to “rockstar” featuring 21 Savage below Spotify and listen to it on Apple Music or cop it on iTunes. The song, produced by… Continue Reading

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Lonzo Ball Has More New Music Dropping on Family-Owned Record Label

Ethan Miller, Getty s NBA rookie Lonzo Ball is considered one the next phenoms in the league. But besides his play on the court, the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft has made a name for himself as… Continue Reading

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[NEW VIDEO] Dame Dilla "Chop"

Chitown’s Dame Dilla returns fresh f his summer hit “Momma’s House” with a new banger for the 4th quarter. “Chop” is a bass-heavy banger that’s sure to be rattling your speakers this fall. Enjoy!

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Nicki Minaj Calls Out Fashion Industry's Cultural Appropriation During #NYFW Performance

New York, NY – Nicki Minaj has never been one to refrain from speaking her mind. This week, the “No Frauds” mastermind took aim at the fashion industry for marginalizing people color while drawing influence from their culture. Minaj was performing at the… Continue Reading

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Nine Rapper Homes That Are In The Path Of Hurricane Irma –

Hurricane Irma, which has been flattening structures all over the Caribbean, is set to hit the Miami area this weekend. Luckily, South Florida residents have enough a heads up that they should be able to get out town. However, their homes… Continue Reading

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Who Won Hollow Da Don vs. Tay Roc At URL's Summer Madness 6?

Hollow Da Don and Tay Roc finally battled each other at the Ultimate Rap League’s flagship event Summer Madness 6 on Sunday (September 10). The showdown between Queens legend Hollow and Baltimore veteran Tay Roc had been hyped up for… Continue Reading

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Drake's 'Boy Meets World' Tour Has More Dates –

When Drake called his current tour the Boy Meets World tour he wasn’t kidding. Drake spent the summer 2016 barnstorming North America. Then he spent the first chunk this year all over Europe. Related: IG Model Ava Van Rose Explains… Continue Reading

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Summer Ends a new beginning…

I’m a C.E.O at www.Hoodmedia.nyc and I must admit as the site is on the come up my team and I were able to experience an incredible summer. My daughter (whom you’ll more very shortly) and her bf ventured down… Continue Reading

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