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Getty Image When Jay-Z and Beyonce announced the sequel to their popular On The Run tour for this summer, the news was met with speculation that the tour would be accompanied with a collaborative album. Jay-Z fueled the fire of speculation that the couple would be dropping a joint album as a companion to their […]

Rico Nasty is just one of a crop of bold, take-no-prisoners rappers bringing a powerful dose of much-needed feminine energy to hip-hop. Nicki Minaj shouted out a few in her recent Beats 1 Radio interview with Zane Lowe, including Kash Doll and Maliibu Miitch, but for fans who’ve been thirsty for a counterbalance to rap’s […]

[embedded content] Share This Video G-Eazy, Yo Gotti, and newly-enrolled XXL Freshman YBN Nahmir performed “1942 ”last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The song is from the official soundtrack for Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving’s Uncle Drew movie, and the trio tried to electrify Kimmel’s stage like Kyrie does every night on the basketball hardwood. […]

Getty Image Up-and-coming rapper Rich The Kid was hospitalized Thursday, June 14, after being robbed at gunpoint and badly beaten during a home invasion, according to report from TMZ. The “Plug Walk” rapper was apparently at his girlfriend Tori Brixx’s home Thursday night when a pair of masked men broke in looking for cash and […]

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios As the summer season approaches, Ella Mai’s beloved single “Boo’d Up” continues to grow in popularity, ushering in the idea that “real R&B” may be back — in a big way. The year-old song suddenly popped early this spring and it may just be a testament to the way that […]

  Imagine going to high school with someone and they grow up to be one of the five most successful rappers in the world. That would be pretty wild, right? Well, for the cast of Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, they don’t have to do much imagining, thanks to Drake’s nostalgic video for […]

Boogie is on a roll. While the first few months after his deal with Shady Records was announced were quiet on the musical front, it looks like he’s ready to begin introducing himself to the built-in Shady audience with gusto. First, he released the jazzy, Masego-featuring single “Violence” late last year, then followed up more […]

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