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Tierra Whack Releases Visual Album, ‘Whack World’

After shocking the rap world last year, Philly bred Tierra Whack has dropped a new 15 song, 15 minute-long project and accompanying visual titled, Whack World. Honestly, I’ve never seen anything like this before. Each track has a completely different feel, yet each seamlessly flows into the next as if you’re watching a movie trailer. We’ve…

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Miss Whack: Rap’s Newest and Truest Weirdo

Rapper Tierra Whack’s music and aesthetic present a very clear picture of who she is and where she wants to seat herself in this industry. Her ebullient and effervescent style of rapping–energetic and snarky–mirrors her very personality. On the phone her voice bubbles over with mirth and her thoughts, though a mile a minute, stick…

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Audio: Kid Cudi, “Baptized in Fire” Feat. Travis Scott

Kid Cudi has reunited with Travis Scott after their previous collaborations earlier this year on “Through The Late Night” and “Way Back.” The two rappers create a moody yet meaningful cut, “Baptized In Fire,” for Cudi’s forthcoming album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ set for release later this month. Cudi and Scott both open up…

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Kid Cudi Announces Double-Disc Album To Release This Month

Kid Cudi took to Twitter to announce his plans to release not one but two albums this month. Appearing at a number of festivals this year, including last month’s Trillectro, and touring solo earlier this year, the alternative artist continues to satisfy music lovers across the nation. Recently featured on Travis Scott’s Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight,…

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Travis Scott Shares Sophomore Album, ‘Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight’

The long-awaited sophomore album of experimental rapper and hip-hop rockstar Travis Scott, Birds in the Trap Sing McKNight, premiered live and is now available for stream exclusively with Apple Music. After teasing the album artwork by Nick Knight late last night, Scott then shared the discography without the features prior to the release. With the…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “Sunkissed” feat. theMIND

Fans have been wondering where Chicago’s Mick Jenkins has been. His album, [T]he [H]ealing [C]omponent, is a hotly anticipated album this year and yet we haven’t heard too much from the conscious lyricist as of late. In fact, it’s been months since we last heard from Jenkins, but fans can rest easy today as he…

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Schoolboy Q Debuts Trailer for ‘Blank Face’ LP

It’s been a while since Schoolboy Q‘s acclaimed debut album Oxymoron. As someone who has been playing the album since it’s release in early 2014, the lead up to Blank Face has been an exciting one to say the least. In typical Q fashion, the TDE rapper with the standout humor released a few hilarious…

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Kendrick Lamar Takes Vice Around The Streets of Compton

There’s no doubt that Compton is as much a character in Kendrick Lamar‘s work as he is. He’s told stories of the lives of random Compton residents in tracks like “Keisha’s Song” and has given us novel-like descriptions of its streets and all the stories they contain that even Toni Morrison would marvel at. As…

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Big Sean Wants You to Join Him in Assisting With The Flint Water Crisis

In response to the Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan, rapper Big Sean has launched a CrowdRise campaign called #HEALFLINT. Created to raise funds for the Community Foundation of Greater Flint Michigan’s “Flint Child Health & Development Fund,” so far he’s raised $16,523 with donations still rolling in. For donors, each donation gives you an entry…

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Pusha T Debuts New Single “Sunshine” On ‘The Daily Show’

Last night, new President of G.O.O.D. Music and rap star Pusha T,  joined Trevor Noah on The Daily Show to premiere his new single entitled “Sunshine” from his album Darkest Before The Dawn: The Prelude,  set to drop this Friday. On the track Pusha pairs his lyricism with talents of soulful songstress and recent Soul Train…

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Watch Azealia Banks’ Glowing “Count Contessa” Video

While a lot of us are bearing the cold, Harlem’s own Azealia Banks is glowing beach side as she vibes along to her smooth single “Count Contessa.” The outspoken and undeniable rap star might’ve made some enemies in 2015, but this new video shows a blossoming side to the starlet as she takes the positive…

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Stream Kid Cudi’s ‘Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven’ Album

After performing one show in Denver, Kid Cudi recently took toTwitter to announce that he has cancelled his upcoming “Especial” tour due to personal and production reasons. “I got a lot im dealing with at this time in my personal life too and in order for the shows to be the best experience possible as…

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