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New Music: Star One Feat. Aynzli Jones & Ghetts – “Wanted Man” posted at 11:52 am

Production duo Star One, also known as Adam and Joe, are making their debut today with “Wanted Man," a pounding electro-oriented single that sees UK street veteran Ghetts handling rhyme duties. Opening with a chorus that would fit in the soundtrack to a gangster epic, Aynzli Jones quickly...

Big Sean Hall of Fame

Big Sean Reveals “Hall of Fame” Artwork & Packaging posted at 10:37 am

Big Sean is set to release his sophomore album, Hall of Fame, on August 27. He recently took to Twitter and Instagram to reveal both the artwork and album booklet for the LP. The standard edition cover is up top, and you can see the deluxe cover down below, along with a video of Sean showing...

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“What, You Tryna Kick Knowledge?”: The 13 Most Important Rappers in Academia posted at 10:35 am

When hip-hop began as a subculture in the South Bronx in the 1970s, its practitioners were hardly setting out to make a historical mark, but the mark was made nonetheless. Today, the cultural impact of the genre's music, dance and art is worldwide. The content ranges from ratchet to romantic,...

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New Video: Devin Miles – “Like Me” posted at 9:29 am

Pittsburgh's Devin Miles continues to make noise with a steady stream of solid music. He gave us his ode to sundresses last time, and now we get some visuals for a new cut, "Like Me." Watch the video below, directed by John...

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New Video: Cory Jreamz – “Howl” posted at 5:00 pm

Cory Jreamz is a 19 year-old rapper out of Houston who sounds nothing like a rapper out of Houston. He showcases a taste for the avant-garde and minimalism here in his self-directed video for "Howl," the first single off his forthcoming album, The Lonely Painter. In the song, Jreamz claims he...

Jeremiah Jae Bad Jokes

Mixtape Download: Jeremiah Jae – Bad Jokes posted at 2:27 pm

Rapper and producer Jeremiah Jae recently dropped his cohesive, story-like project "Bad Jokes", which employs dark humor and irony as a means for exposing flaws in mass media. Here, "bad" reads as both foolish and wicked, and the motif of a mindless and somewhat scheming entertainment...

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RECAP: Tech N9ne’s Humble Listening Party posted at 2:10 pm

Earlier this week Kansas City rapper and Strange Music frontman Tech N9ne visited New York City to promote his upcoming album, Something Else, which hits the shelves next Tuesday, July 30th. Taking place at the legendary SOBs, the event was a modest affair: security was minimal, the music...