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Ro James attends the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Ro James Interview: Talks Future Anderson Paak Collaboration, "Permission" Success

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Music Times writer, Wanda Coppage caught up with the new soul sensation, Ro James at the 2016 Centric Presents Soul Train Awards red carpet event to find out all there is to know about "Permission," future collaborations and his music inspiration.READ MORE

Music Choice Presents: Sound Check Sessions With Sevyn Streeter

BJ The Chicago Kid on Debut 'In My Mind' Album and Rappers Like Drake & Kanye West Singing

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On Feb.19, BJ The Chicago made his Motown debut after dropping his second studio album, In My Mind. The critically acclaimed project received rave reviews from critics and fans. In a recent interview with AllHipHop.com, the soulful musician goes into detail about the themes visited throughout the album and voiced his opinion about rappers like Drake and Kanye West singing.READ MORE

2009 Essence Music Festival Presented By Coca-Cola - Day 2

Digable Planets, Maxwell, Jidenna to Perform at Essence Festival 2016

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The Essence Festival 2016 is heading back to New Orleans this Summer and has announced who festival goers can expect to hit the stage for great performances this year. Among the list of old school and new school Hip Hop and R&B legends is Digable Planets, Maxwell, Jidenna and more.READ MORE

Music Choice Presents: Sound Check Sessions With Sevyn Streeter

BJ The Chicago Kid Teams Up with Kendrick Lamar for 'The New Cupid' [LISTEN]

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Preparing for the release of his debut album, BJ The Chicago Kid has just dropped another track to keep fans excited. The singer has teamed up to put together the track, "The New Cupid," and it is finally hear for the full listen!READ MORE

Anderson .Paak And Free Nationals Band Live Performance Presented By The Virtual Reality Company

Anderson .Paak Talks 'Malibu,' Working with Dr. Dre, Growth and More [Q&A]

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If you aren't well versed on Anderson .Paak then you are truly depriving yourself of someone amazing. The rapper/singer, has been making waves since he dropped his EP, Violets Are Blue, 2010. Since '10, he has released multiple EPs and the hit album, Venice in 2014. Now, starting off the year right, Anderson .Paak is back with his second studio album, Malibu, dropping today and we had the opportunity to speak to him about the album. Read what Anderson .Paak had to say about the process of making his new album, working with Dr. Dre and The Game, personal growth and more.READ MORE


Omarion Releases 'Care Package 3' Mixtape Featuring BJ the Chicago Kid, Rich Homie Quan & More

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Omarion just released a new mixtape an addition to his series: Care Package 3. He shared the third installment on Thursday (Nov. 12), which also happened to be his birthday. The tape features contributions from BJ the Chicago Kid, Rich Homie Quan and more.READ MORE

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Casey Veggies Releases Tracklist for Debut Album 'Live & Grow,' Featuring "Backflip"

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Casey Veggies is slated to drop his debut album, 'Live & Grow,' later this month and yesterday (Sept. 3), he offered up a few more details about the project, releasing its tracklist. The album will feature his single "Backflip" with IAMSU! and YG.READ MORE

Kehlani recently released her 'You Should Be Here' album.

Kehlani Releases New Album 'You Should Be Here' Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid, Chance The Rapper [LISTEN]

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Kehlani has been teasing her new project You Should Be Here for some time now and fans can finally here it in its entirety. The album features BJ The Chicago Kid and Chance The Rapper.READ MORE

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Joey Bada$$ Shares New Track "On & On" Featuring Maverick Sabre And Dyemond Lewis [LISTEN]

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Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has shared a new single from his upcoming debut album B4.DA.$$, titled "On and On," which you can check out below. In true Joey Bada$$ fashion, "On and On" is yet another excellent '90s east coast throwback, with some crackling, jazzy production courtesy of Freddie Joachim. British singer-songwriter Maverick Sabre contributes the soulful hook, while Joey's fellow Pro Era rapper Dyemond Lewis drops a verse.READ MORE

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BJ The Chicago Kid, Schoolboy Q Share "It's True" Music Video [WATCH]

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asdBJ The Chicago Kid has shared the music video for his track "It's True" featuring Schoolboy Q, which you can check out below. The clip was directed by BJ himself along with Verluxe, and features the rapper hanging around his hometown of Chicago with his friends and family, while some subtle green animation pops in and out of the frame. It's a touching yet not overly sentimental tribute to BJ's hometown, and sheds a light on the violence that has plagued the city for so long.READ MORE

Joey Bada$$ - 'B4.DA.$$' (2015)

Joey Bada$$ Shares "Curry Chicken" From Upcoming Album 'B4.DA.$$' [LISTEN]

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Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has shared another new track from his upcoming debut album titled "Curry Chicken," which you can check out below.The Statik Selektah-produced track is another '90s throwback from the 19-year-old rapper, with hard-hitting boom bap beats, jazzy piano samples, and some good old fashioned record scratching. This sounds like some classic east coast hip-hop.READ MORE

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Freddie Gibbs Shot At in Brooklyn, Two People Injured

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Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs was shot at early this morning, Nov. 4, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the "New York Post" reports. The 32-year-old rapper had just finished a performance at Rough Trade Records around 1 a.m. when a gunman ran up to his SUV and fired several shots. Gibbs was unhurt, though two people in his entourage received non-life threatening wounds, with one being hit in the hand and one in the leg, and are in stable condition. Following the shooting, Gibbs reportedly ran back to Rough Trade and spotted the gunman fleeing the crime scene. He has not yet been identified or arrested.READ MORE

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