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Damian Lillard & Conan O'Brien

Damian Lillard On Conan: NBA Star Does The Shmoney Dance, Raps For 'Four Bar Friday' [WATCH]

Oct 2014 17:08PM EDT

The Portland Trail Blazers point guard — who's also promoting the release of new video game NBA Live 15 — broke out the Shmoney Dance and rapped a quick verse for "4 Bar Friday," a social media movement that he's been supporting for quite a while.READ MORE

Freddie Mercury

Five Iranian Expatriates Worth Listening To: Deep Dish, The Yellow Dogs, Laleh and More

Oct 2014 14:24PM EDT

If Iranian-born performers thought they were going to get the same treatment as Queen and Freddie Mercury...dream on. It's still not the best place to launch a music career. Well, perhaps "launch," but not continue. That's why some of the country's best performers have now set up shop in nations outside of their homeland. Check out some examples of Iran's diverse musical output.READ MORE

Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Kidd Kidd

G-Unit Member Kidd Kidd Says Those Who Hate 50 Cent's Group "Hate Hip-Hop"

Oct 2014 13:19PM EDT

There's a new G-Unit mini documentary making the rounds, and — surprise! — it's full of outlandish statements from one of hip-hop's best-known crews.READ MORE


T.I. Signs Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV Music

Oct 2014 13:16PM EDT

We didn't think T.I. would be leaving the mainstream anytime soon, but a new deal with Sony/ATV Music — the world's biggest music publisher — makes sure he'll be in the spotlight for years to come.READ MORE


Usher Talks UR Experience Tour, Claims Younger Audience Members Were Probably Conceived Because Of His Early Music

Oct 2014 13:14PM EDT

During a prep session this month, he discussed just about every aspect of his life, beginning with a background that included hanging with all the older dudes on Bad Boy (they called him "Baby Huey").READ MORE

Iggy Azalea at Vevo CERTIFIED SuperFanFest

Iggy Azalea, MO "Beg for It" Review: Lead 'Reclassified' Single Misses Standout Rhymes from "Fancy" Rapper [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 11:03AM EDT

Iggy Azalea has dropped her next single from her upcoming reissue Reclassified, but she's going to make you "Beg For It." Today (Oct. 24) Azalea released her new song, a collaboration with Danish singer-songwriter MØ and pulls some pretty obvious musical callback to her breakthrough hit "Fancy."READ MORE

'Run The Jewels 2'

'Run The Jewels 2' From El-P and Killer Mike Is Now Available For Free Download

Oct 2014 10:39AM EDT

What's the best way to respond to someone leaking your new album? Leak it yourself.READ MORE

Troy Ave

Troy Ave Accused of Physically Attacking iLoveMakonnen

Oct 2014 21:51PM EDT

Footage recently hit the net of iLoveMakonnen getting physically attacked during a performance in New York City and word is Troy Ave was in on it. The rapper's manager denies the claims despite a recent Twitter feud between the two.READ MORE

Dej Loaf

DeJ Loaf's 'Try Me' Debuts on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Oct 2014 20:41PM EDT

DeJ Loaf just released her new mixtape Sell Sole and according to Billboard, her single "Try Me" made its debut on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.READ MORE


T.I. Calls Azealia Banks "Cowardly" While Speaking On Past Feud

Oct 2014 20:22PM EDT

The folks over at MTV News decided to compile clips of T.I. responding to "difficult and controversial questions" over the past six months. In one of the videos, Tip calls Azealia Banks "cowardly" while speaking on their past feud. The "212" rapper recently chimed in on the Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea beef and threw T.I. under the bus.READ MORE


Drake Reacts To Tyga's Controversial 'Fake' Comments

Oct 2014 19:50PM EDT

Drake has been on the receiving end of his fair share of shade but the most surprising slander came from his YMCMB label mate Tyga. The "Hookah" rapper recently made some controversial comments about the Young Money, calling Drizzy "fake." Drake took matters into his own hands reacting subtly by liking photos of Tyga's ex-fiancee Blac Chyna on Instagram.READ MORE

2 Chainz

2 Chainz and A$AP Rocky Drop New Verses on Shy Glizzy's 'Awwsome' Remix [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 17:35PM EDT

Up-and-coming Washington, D.C., rapper Shy Glizzy has shared a remix of his 2013 single "Awwsome," featuring new verses from 2 Chainz and A$AP Rocky, which you can check out below. The blend of their voices works pretty well, since 2 Chainz's and A$AP Rocky's deliveries serve as a nice contrast to Glizzy's more high-pitched tone of voice.READ MORE

DJ Infamous - "Somethin Right"

DJ Infamous Shares 'Somethin Right' Music Video Featuring Big K.R.I.T. and Yo Gotti [WATCH]

Oct 2014 16:57PM EDT

DJ Infamous shared his single "Somethin Right" featuring Southern rappers Big K.R.I.T. and Yo Gotti in July, and today he hass shared the music video, which you can check out below. The clip features a Throwback Thursday intro with some old footage of Infamous and K.R.I.T. from 2007, but then shoots right up to the present day with some shopping, product placement, "Scarface"-watching and champagne drinking — you know, hip-hop stuff.READ MORE

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Started Their Own College for Aspiring Music Industry Professionals

Oct 2014 16:23PM EDT

There may be no better place in the world for aspiring music industry professionals to learn about cutting-edge music technology and innovative business sense then at a school that bears the namesakes of Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre.READ MORE

Beethoven: probably knows his stuff.

Are Beethoven Fans Smarter? Are Lil Wayne Fans Dumber? Music Times Offers Insights to Rankings of Performers and Colleges That Listen to Them

Oct 2014 15:59PM EDT

According to musicthatmakesyoudumb.com, the brightest of us listen to Beethoven and Radio head while the dumber prefer to take in Lil Wayne and...jazz music? We offer some insights and just general thoughts about the findings.READ MORE

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