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Migos Members Arrested During Concert

A Migos concert Saturday night (April 18) at Georgia Southern University ended prematurely with group members Quavo and Offset being arrested along with several members of their entourage. The group was performing at GSU’s Spring Bling concert when police showed up and the DJ was told to cut the sound, reports TMZ. The group exited the stage and were greeted ...

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Tidal Is Firing Its Staff and Replacing Their CEO ALREADY

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Tidal, the new Jay Z endorsed music streaming service, is undergoing some major moves in personnel. A number of employees have been let go as well as change coming at the top with a new CEO being brought in. In a recent statement posted on Business Insider, Tidal announced the latest internal changes. “We’ve eliminated a handful of positions and ...

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A$AP Rocky Almost Fights a Group of Guys in London

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A video has popped up of A$ AP Rocky threatening to fight a group of men in London. A man supposedly threw something at Rocky’s car and he was not happy about it. He confront the men in what appears to be a deli store at a undisclosed location. “Don’t throw shit at my car, you don’t know me nigga,” ...

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A New Book Celebrates Mixtape Covers

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Though the mixtape feels most at home on dirty curb-side blankets in one of the five boroughs, we have to go all the way to Sweden to find the first comprehensive book on the art of the hip-hop mixtape cover. Tobias Hansson and Michael Thorsby have written just that, titled Damn Son Where Did You Find This?: A Book About U.S. Hip-Hop ...

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Suge Knight Will Stand Trial For Murder, Bail Reduced to $10 Million

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Today (April 16), a Los Angeles County judge ruled that Suge Knight will have to stand trial for murder and attempted murder stemming from a January hit-and-run incident in Compton. According to the Los Angeles Times, the judge made the ruling that there was sufficient evidence to force Knight to go to trial, despite a convoluted preliminary hearing that saw the ...

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Cam’ron Helps Define Snitching on ‘The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore’

Cam’ron Helps Define Snitching on ‘The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore’

Cam’ron is a man of principle. His personal relationships have splintered (Jay Z, Kanye, briefly Jim Jones) or endured (Dame) at the whim of his own convictions, never industry politics or financial incentives. So it’s not surprise that his stance on snitching has remained static since his infamous 2007 appearance opposite Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes. Last night (April 15) on The ...

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Jay Z Drops “Glory” Video on Tidal

Jay Z Drops “Glory” Video on Tidal

It’s been almost three years since Jay Z dropped “Glory.” Today (Apr. 16), he premieres the video to the song on Tidal, his newly acquired music streaming website. The visual uses footage from Hov’s Carnegie Hall live orchestral rehearsal sessions back in 2012. Jay played at Carnegie for two benefit shows for the Shawn Carter Foundation that year. “Glory” was ...

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Listen to the New Mixtape From Travis Porter

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  With their latest mixtape, grammatically ambiguous Georgia trio Travis Porter is following in the long tradition of rap acts paying homage to those who came before them. Sometimes the practice is meant to provoke (Barter 6, anyone?), or is at least called into question (“And KRS already made an album called Blueprint.”) Other times, it’s done reverently, a new artist ...

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