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By February 19, 2014
Check Out Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Princes Feature with J.Cole, Tyga, and More

Hip-hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy and colleague Larry Love join FORBES’ Zack O’Malley Greenburg and Natalie Robehmed to discuss some of the most promising names on the inaugural Hip-Hop Cash Princes list. I encourage you to check out the full feature right here.

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Drake Announces 5th Annual #OVOFest Featuring Outkast & Special Guests
By February 18, 2014
Drake Announces 5th Annual #OVOFest Featuring Outkast & Special Guests

Special guests to be announced. Tickets on sale this Friday.

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The Weeknd (@theweeknd) Announces New Music On The Way This Month
By February 16, 2014
The Weeknd (@theweeknd) Announces New Music On The Way This Month

In what’s sure to be nothing short of amazing for fans of The Weeknd, the artist has announced that new music will be coming in the month of February. Check out his overt tweet that confirms this notion. February = new age, new xo gear, new music — The Weeknd (@theweeknd) February 11, 2014

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Drake Apologizes For Being a Moron For Losing His Rolling Stone Cover to Phillip Seymour Hoffman
By February 15, 2014
Drake Apologizes For Being a Moron For Losing His Rolling Stone Cover to Phillip Seymour Hoffman

  Check out his blog post, which was posted over at his OVO blog. For those who aren’t in the loop, he had the cover story for the next issue of Rolling Stone until treasured actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman suddenly passed away. Drake tweeted about his cover loss with a lack of taste.

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Here’s the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover Featuring Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen
By February 13, 2014
Here’s the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover Featuring Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen

Lovely young ladies covering the latest annual issue of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit issue. Read more on the issue right here and bask in the glory of beauty.

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Kid Cudi Releases New Album Cover Art + Digital Track List
By February 13, 2014
Kid Cudi Releases New Album Cover Art + Digital Track List

Kid Cudi’s Satellite Flight will come in both digital and physical form with the physical containing a handful of extra tracks than the digital. Cover art designed by Kid Cudi. Check out the tracklist now.

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Drake to go the Kanye West Route and Not do Interviews – We’ll See.
By February 13, 2014
Drake to go the Kanye West Route and Not do Interviews – We’ll See.

Based on his allegedly incorrect/out of context statements Rolling Stone ran with where Drake spoke out about the lyrics on Kanye West’s Yeezus: “There were some real questionable bars on there. Like that ‘Swaghili’ line? Come on, man. Fabolous wouldn’t say some shit like that.” No more interviews you say? We’ll see. I’m done doing […]

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Nas Developing Original TV Series Based on His Life, Titled ‘Street Dreams’
By February 12, 2014
Nas Developing Original TV Series Based on His Life, Titled ‘Street Dreams’

Says Deadline: As Nas marks the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album Illmatic, a half-hour series project loosely based on his life as a hip hop artist in the 1990s is getting off the ground with a deal at XBox Entertainment Studios. Titled Street Dreams, the project, from Jamie Patricof and Lynette Howell’s Electric […]

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Young Thug Covers @TheFADER Issue 90 – Read the Cover Story Now:
By February 11, 2014
Young Thug Covers @TheFADER Issue 90 – Read the Cover Story Now:

And just like that, The FADER gets ahead of the game once again and grants the cover to up and coming rapper Young Thug. While I don’t think he necessarily deserves a cover at this point in his career, I applaud FADER for always giving newcomers a chance to grace the coveted spot. Read the […]

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Kanye West Takes to Twitter to Reflect on “College Dropout”
By February 11, 2014
Kanye West Takes to Twitter to Reflect on “College Dropout”

With all of the celebrations happening on news outlets and through fans, I’m glad Kanye West logged on to twitter to talk about the project himself. Here’s what he had to say on the 10th anniv. of his debut album: “Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my life’s work up to […]

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Photo Op:  Machine Gun Kelly was Porn Star Remy LaCroix’s Date to the AVN Awards
By February 8, 2014
Photo Op: Machine Gun Kelly was Porn Star Remy LaCroix’s Date to the AVN Awards

  According to LAist, MGK was the musical guest of the night for the Academy Awards of the porn industry. The full broadcast of the event will be premiered on Showtime this upcoming Spring. Yup. More info over here.

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Here’s the Track List for Rick Ross’ (@RickyRozay) ‘Mastermind’ Album ft. Kanye West, The Weeknd & More
By February 7, 2014
Here’s the Track List for Rick Ross’ (@RickyRozay) ‘Mastermind’ Album ft. Kanye West, The Weeknd & More

  No Maybach Music track?

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Pharrell (and His Hat?) Continues to Win: Will Perform at the Oscars
By February 4, 2014
Pharrell (and His Hat?) Continues to Win: Will Perform at the Oscars

Via Deadline: The singer-songwriter-producer will sing “Happy,” a song he wrote and produced for Despicable Me 2. It’s a candidate for the Best Song award, along with ”Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, “Let It Go” from Frozen and “The Moon Song” from Her. Williams co-wrote and produced last year’s hit from Robin […]

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Listen to Russell Wilson’s Curated @BeatsMusic Playlist Ahead of His Super Bowl Victory!
By February 3, 2014
Listen to Russell Wilson’s Curated @BeatsMusic Playlist Ahead of His Super Bowl Victory!

Want to know what Russell Wilson was listening to before the big game?? This Superbowl, Seahawks Quarterback, Russell Wilson and fellow players, put together their pre-game playlists for Beats by Dre’s new Beat Music app! (https://www.beatsmusic.com).

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Photo Op: Kanye West and Chief Keef Link for New Music
By February 2, 2014
Photo Op: Kanye West and Chief Keef Link for New Music

Looks like Kanye West and Chi-town’s Chief Keef have linked up once again for something from Keef’s upcoming album, Bang 3. Not really a fan of the past collabos, but we’ll see what we get. Picture spotted over at FSD.

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Beyonce Shares Behind the Scenes Photos from Her Grammys Performance
By February 1, 2014
Beyonce Shares Behind the Scenes Photos from Her Grammys Performance

Beyonce shares some personal, behind the scenes photos from her Grammys performance this past Sunday night. Check out the photo set now within the post. Lovely, as always.

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