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Young Thug Channels His Inner Busta Rhymes in "Gain Clout" Video

Thugger gets up close and personal with a fisheye lens.<p>Less than 24 hours after dropping <i>Slime Language</i>, YSL’s Young Thug premieres a new video. …

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LL Cool J and Busta Rhymes Tapped By Republican to Lead New Hip-Hop Based Political Party

Jineea Butler, a Republican congressional candidate for New York’s 13th District, is in the process of trying to create a new hip-hop based political …

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Orange Soda 15.08.18

Coco and JJ are back in the studio this week with all the latest and greatest showbiz chatter from the hip-hop and R&B<br>scenes.<p>Coco lived a night of …

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Yeasayer: I Am Chemistry<p>Having teased their new album <i>Amen and Goodbye</i> in bite-sized morsels over the holidays, three-member band Yeasayer released the track “I Am Chemistry” with a music video that hands-down wins weirdest of 2016—regardless of what comes in the next 11 months. (Update: Animal …

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Busta Rhymes or LL Cool J as Governor of New York?

Aug 13, 2018<p>Fed up with the system, some activists in the Hip-Hop community are looking to form their own political party for the upcoming midterm …

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Filmmaker Spike Lee delivers a masterclass on why no one should ever trust President Trump

Filmmaker Spike Lee on Sunday spoke briefly with Rev. Al Sharpton about Donald Trump and the premiere of his new film “BlacKkKlansman,” which Lee …

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Listen to DJ UNCINO's DJcity Podcast Mix

DJ Uncino is from Acerra in southern Italy. He’s a resident at Frequency, Buio Essential Club, Galleria19, and Neapolitan Club in Naples. Stream or …

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Today in Hip Hop History: Chris Lighty's Violator Records Releases 'Violator: The Album' 19 Years Ago

On this day in Hip Hop history, the management company and label imprint Violator released their first compilation album entitled <i>Violator: The Album</i>. …

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’00s Throwback Mix: Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Sean Paul, Ludacris, Nelly

Throwback Mix Vol. 2 - the ’00s, with a lot of Neptunes production.<p>Featuring Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake, Charlie Wilson, Omarion, Timbaland, Nelly …

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Rap Theology Episode 13 Decolonizing Authority & Busta Rhymes is the Black Impossible

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Video: Burna Boy – “Ye”

Afropop artist Burna Boy released his breakthrough project <i>Outside</i> at the beginning of 2018. The tape has somewhat gotten lost in the fray over the …

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Anderson .Paak Feat. Busta Rhymes – Bubblin’ (Kaytranada Remix)

Let’s set the lay of the land here. Anderson .Paak is one of the most important American soul/urban exports of the past decade. Kaytranada, a staple …

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Tall Black Guy X BIG/Craig Mack/Busta Rhymes - Flava In Ya Ear Remix by STREETCORNERMUSIC - Listen to music

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Westside Gunn's Life Remains Steady After Signing to Shady Records

He also discusses making it out of Buffalo and his recording process.<p>For the latest entry in our <i>Conversations With</i> interview series, HYPEBEAST linked …

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Weekly BTNC#061

Weekly BTNC#061<p>Mixed by DJ Mitch a.k.a.Rocksta for beAtniC production<p>Art Direct by Bob<p>01.No Brainer / DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper …

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Missy Elliott Joins Ciara on New “Level Up” Remix: Listen

Ciara’s new single “Level Up” arrived last week with an elaborately choreographed music video. Tonight, the track got a new remix. It features Missy Elliot and Fatman Scoop. Listen below.<p>Earlier this year, Missy Elliott teamed up with Busta Rhymes and Kelly Rowland for a new song called “Get It.” …

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Missy Elliott Remixes Ciara’s “Level Up”

Ciara’s new song “Level Up” arrived earlier this week with a impeccably-choreographed music video. Now, the track has received a remix, with a …

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Missy Elliott & Fatman Scoop Jump on the Remix to Ciara’s New Single “Level Up”

A post shared by Missy Elliott (@missymisdemeanorelliott) on Feb 13, 2018 at 9:37am PSTMissy, Ciara and Fatman Scoop reunite <b>Missy Elliott</b> doesn’t rap …

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Busta Rhymes On Hip-Hop's Responsibility To Address Social Issues

Busta Rhymes latest feature with Daily Beast has people buzzin’. In the interview with Stereo Williams, Busta talks new school versus old school rap, …

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Ciara – “Level Up” (ft. Missy Elliott & Fatman Scoop) [Remix]

Ciara has released a new remix of her song (and video) "Level Up," which features guest verses from Missy Elliott and Fatman Scoop. Elliott will …

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Kaytranada Flips the Remix to Anderson .Paak's "Bubblin'" f/ Busta Rhymes

Anderson .Paak’s “Bubblin’” is the gift that keeps on giving.<p>During a recent appearance on BBC Radio 1, .Paak spoke about the trap-infused track and …

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Anderson .Paak Shares Kaytranada's Remix Of “Bubblin”

We’ve been keeping <b>Anderson .Paak</b>’s “<b>Bubblin</b>” on regular rotation since it dropped back in May. The song is absolutely incredible by itself, but when …

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Lauryn Hill Cancels Several Upcoming ‘Miseducation’ Tour Dates

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Lauryn Hill Cancels Multiple Upcoming Tour Performances

Following a number of complaints about Lauryn Hill's recent Toronto concert, from sound quality to her notorious tardiness, the singer has canceled …

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Busta Rhymes Says Phife Dawg "Got What He Needed Off His Chest" In Last Tribe Album

Photo Credit: Matt J Carbone<p>In a new interview, <b>Busta Rhymes</b> speaks on working with <b>A Tribe Called Quest</b> on the group’s last album as well as the …

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Busta Rhymes Offers Silly Explanation for Why Kendrick Lamar is More Respected Than Drake

Busta Rhymes is an OG with a lot of life in him, still delivering killer features on records with everyone from Westside Gunn to Rapsody. We know …

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DJ Kopeman (@SoContagiousENT) - Summer 18 OLD SCHOOL R&B + HIP HOP #ContagiousClassics Mix

HASHTAG: #CONTAGIOUSCLASSICS<br>THIS IS THE SUMMER 2018 OLD SCHOOL R&B MIX<br>ENJOY!<p>FEATURING MUSIC FROM<p>B2K, JA RULE, JAMELIA, CHRIS BROWN, MARY J BLIGE, …

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Busta Rhymes on Drake’s Grammys Misfortune: ‘At the End of the Day, People Respect Substance’

The iconic rapper sat down with Stereo Williams to discuss hip-hop OGs, young guns, and remaining relevant in the rap game.<p>Busta Rhymes is always …

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Mos Def is opening a hip hop art gallery in New York

Hip hop legend Mos Def, real name Yasiin Bey, will be opening an art gallery in the South Bronx, New York next month called The Compound.<p>He will be …

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This Rapper Actually Loved Working With Mariah Carey So Is Everything We Know a Lie?

The rapper (whose real name is Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr.) also said, "I don’t have to be on pins and needles with her."<p>Busta Rhymes recently confessed …

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