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Interview: Shad Talks Flying Colours and the State of Conscious Rap posted at 11:45 am

Shad is kind of a big deal. He may be a relative newcomer in the minds of most US rap fans, but North of the border, in between complaints about the cold and apologizing for bumping into your fellow countryman on the street, they know Shad. The Kenyan-born, Toronto-bred, Vancouver-residing rapper...

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New Video: RiFF RaFF – “Dolce & Gabbana” posted at 10:00 am

Photo by Julia Schur/RESPECT. RiFF RaFF shows off his love for women and nice things in the visuals for "Dolce & Gabbana." In the video, you will see him fool around with beautiful women, displaying a few different hairstyles throughout. Neon Icon is set to drop next month. You can watch RiFF...

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Album Review: Sly Drexler – Transitions posted at 9:00 pm

One of the most interesting things about Houston producer Sly Drexler’s new EP, Transitions, is his producer tag. Appearing throughout the brief project at irregular intervals, the tag is uttered (by Sly himself?) with a subtle hint of irritation. When we interviewed the producer duo Christian...

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New Music: JMSN – “Walk Away” posted at 5:34 pm

JMSN is gearing up for his new EP, †Pllaj醠("plateau" in Albanian), on November 5. Until then, he gives us the first single off the project. The self-produced song is aesthetically similar to his stunning 2012 album,  with the haunting vocals remaining cold yet emotionally evocative....

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Video: Mister Cee Gives a PSA on Sexual Freedom and Safety posted at 3:45 pm

Legendary DJ Mister Cee has always been known in hip-hop for being the best at what he does. From introducing the world Biggie and Big Daddy Kane to constantly reminding the Tri-state area of the internal diversity of hip-hop via his knowledge of the genre, Mister Cee has and always will be a...

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Photos: Terry Richardson Shoots Big Sean & Naya Rivera posted at 3:15 pm

Big Sean and girlfriend Naya Rivera hit up Terry Richardson's studio for a little photo session recently. There's plenty of Naya for the fellas, some shirtless Big Sean moments for the ladies and both for those folks who own property on both sides of the fence Take a look at the shots below. ...

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New Music: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – “Dark Horse” posted at 2:45 pm

Katy Perry brings the funk on her new single "Dark Horse". The Juicy J-assisted track features a bumpy bassline and some sultry taunts and dares from Katy: "So you wanna play with magic? Boy, you should know what you're falling for, Baby do you dare to do this cuz I'm coming at you like a dark...