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Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Assets posted at 12:21 pm

Prepping for her new Polow Da Don and Internz-produced single, Anaconda, Nicki Minaj drops off the thirst trap of 2014. No pasties this time around, we get the view from the other side. Here's hoping the song is as good as the artwork. The single arrives this Monday. You can check out the full...

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New Video: Pro Era – “Extortion” posted at 11:59 am

Linking up with Scion (yeah, the car company) was definitely a good look for the Pro Era bunch. One look at "Extortion," the latest from the Brooklyn throwbacks-turned-futurists, and you can tell that the extra bucks went toward some solid direction. From the crisp cuts to the freaky digitized...

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Premiere: Matt Monday – “Get It Wrong” posted at 11:29 am

Matt Monday continues to push ahead towards his Filthy EP, due out August 11. The young South Carolina spitter takes a darker, angrier turn on his latest cut, and RESPECT. brings you the first listen. "Get It Wrong" features distorted vocals as Monday delivers some confident bars over the Larry...

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New Video: Alex Wiley – “Ideas (Adderall)” posted at 11:00 am

Alex Wiley brings us the visual to a Village Party fan favorite. Produced by the Odd Couple, "Ideas (Adderall)" is as frantic and crazy as you might imagine your brain on the drug. The video doesn't disappoint either, featuring blurry vintage clips, crazy colors, and other odd images. Watch it...

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RESPECT. The Verse: Jay Electronica – “Posers” posted at 5:40 pm

Jay Electronica at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Photo by Julia Schur. With all of this against-all-odds hype building around the mighty, mystical Jay Electramadan, we figured now was as good a time as any to delve into...

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New Music: Ryshon Jones – “The Platform” posted at 4:13 pm

The consistently murky and intriguing Ryshon Jones dropped one of his better tracks to date, "The Platform," today. On the Antwon Carrera production, Ryshon spits with some anguish and anxiousness about the corrupt/stupid music industry, ultimately pushing through to a place of wanting to break...

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New Music: Ezko – “Struggle Raps” posted at 1:39 pm

Ezko's "Struggle Raps" takes hold from it's opening Rakim quote-flip which quickly becomes a set up for the young spitter to rhyme off the same scheme about what else it is he pines for. Continually bouncing off of the idea that came previous, Ezko spits a few eyebrow-raisers, with "Peter Pan,...