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Photos: Wiz Khalifa for Terry Richardson
By July 31, 2014
Photos: Wiz Khalifa for Terry Richardson

Wiz Khalifa stopped by Terry Richardson’s studio to shoot a handful of new shots. Check out a couple posted up on Terry’s blog.

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Read Questlove’s Heartfelt Message to The Roots Manager Richard Nichols, Who Recently Passed:
By July 30, 2014
Read Questlove’s Heartfelt Message to The Roots Manager Richard Nichols, Who Recently Passed:

Says Questlove via Vulture: How can you make any sense of a life ending? Richard Nichols, who managed the Roots since the beginning, since before the beginning, passed away on July 17 after a long battle with leukemia (CMML). Rich was 55. Our culture calls for certain forms of expression in the wake of an […]

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Check Out the New Beastie Boys Mural Painted in Conjunction with the 25th Anniv. of ‘Paul’s Boutique’
By July 27, 2014
Check Out the New Beastie Boys Mural Painted in Conjunction with the 25th Anniv. of ‘Paul’s Boutique’

The 25th Anniversary has arrived for the Beastie Boys’ acclaimed album, Paul’s Boutique, and there is now a mural to celebrate. The mural is at the corner of Ludlow and Rivington here in NYC and painted by Brooklyn-based artist Danielle Mastrion. The storefront was once home to Lee’s Sportswear, which appeared on the cover of […]

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Young Jeezy Unveils “Seen It All” Album Cover. Cue the Illuminati Accusations:
By July 25, 2014
Young Jeezy Unveils “Seen It All” Album Cover. Cue the Illuminati Accusations:

Jeezy has officially unveiled his album cover for his upcoming offering, Seen It All, due out September 2nd.

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Check Out Nicki Minaj’s Beautiful Cover Art for Her Next Single, “Anaconda”:
By July 24, 2014
Check Out Nicki Minaj’s Beautiful Cover Art for Her Next Single, “Anaconda”:

Single out 7/28. No other words.

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Read Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Open Letter That Praises Jay Electronica:
By July 22, 2014
Read Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Open Letter That Praises Jay Electronica:

Minister Farrakhan wrote an open letter praising Jay Electronica for his support of The Nation of Islam. Check out the letter now.

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Kendrick Lamar Covers August/September Issue of Complex Magazine. Check the Feature Here:
By July 21, 2014
Kendrick Lamar Covers August/September Issue of Complex Magazine. Check the Feature Here:

As always, Complex does a glorious job with their feature roll out. This time around, Kendrick Lamar scores the cover of the magazine. Click here to check out the full feature over at the site.

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Kanye West Announces New Album Single: “All Day”
By July 21, 2014
Kanye West Announces New Album Single: “All Day”

GQ formally unveiled their exclusive interview with Kanye West this morning, which had West commenting on everything from his new music to marriage. A few Cliffs Notes in case you don’t want to dive in to the whole article: -Kanye West’s upcoming single is called “All Day.” Sampling of lyrics: “All day, nigga, it’s Ye, […]

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Wale and PARTYNEXTDOOR Hit The Studio to Record:
By July 20, 2014
Wale and PARTYNEXTDOOR Hit The Studio to Record:

Great news as Wale and PARTYNEXTDOOR allegedly hit the studio yesterday to record some new music together. PND will be dropping an album at the end of the month while Wale is currently in full album mode. Can’t wait to hear what came out of this studio session. Did a song with @PARTYOMO today… Talented […]

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Life In Pictures: Solange Knowles
By July 15, 2014
Life In Pictures: Solange Knowles

Via Vulture: For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” the 28-year-old singer allowed photographer Charlotte Hornsby to follow her around for four days, as she headed to an Airbnb rental in the Louisiana countryside to work on her upcoming album, then traveled to another one in Austin for SXSW. Click here for the full […]

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By July 14, 2014
Kanye West’s Travel Tip: Avoid Airports at All Costs

Here’s a clip of a reality show that never came in to fruition of Kanye West’s travel agent.

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Check Out Photos From the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Taken by @meldcole:
By July 13, 2014
Check Out Photos From the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Taken by @meldcole:

Unfortunately, I couldn’t make it out there yesterday to catch the craziness that was Jay Electronica’s set (among others), but photographer Mel D. Cole was in the house to capture the festival. Click here to head on over to his site, Village Slum, to check out his photo gallery.

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Oh No. Meek Mill is Mad That Wale Didn’t Tweet About His Album Release Date Announcement:
By July 8, 2014
Oh No. Meek Mill is Mad That Wale Didn’t Tweet About His Album Release Date Announcement:

Meek Mill is currently overreacting via the social networking service Twitter as a result of Wale not tweeting about his album release date announcement yesterday. Here’s what the Philly spitter had to say: “When u young and successful..U experience a different type of racism.and it brings jealousy,hate & a new level of people tryna bring […]

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The Dream Dropping Surprise EP ‘Royalty: The Prequel’ Tomorrow (7/7)
By July 6, 2014
The Dream Dropping Surprise EP ‘Royalty: The Prequel’ Tomorrow (7/7)

And just like that, The Dream is back to break us off with a brand new collective of music with Royalty: The Prequel. This drops tomorrow at 7pm. Track list available within the post.

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