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  • Blue Ivy Carter drops a freestyle rap on “Blue’s Freestyle/We Family" on Jay-Z's 4:44. 

    Blue Ivy raps on '4:44' bonus track

    Being the offspring of music's most powerful couple doesn't seem to be enough for Blue Ivy Carter.  The five-year-old eldest daughter of Jay-Z and Beyonce dropped her own freestyle rap on the song "Blue's Freestyle/We Family," a bonus track from Jay-Z's already platinum album 4:44, that leaked today...
  • Tyler, the Creator announces new two-sided album, 'Scum F*ck Flower Boy' out July 21

    Tyler, the Creator announces new two-sided album, 'Scum F*ck Flower Boy' out July 21

    Last week, Tyler, the Creator dropped two new songs and a video, fueling rumors that an album is on the way. Today, Tyler tweeted out the cover art and date of his next album release titled Scum F*ck Flower Boy, out on July 21. In addition to the album cover art, which shows Tyler surrounded by bees...
  • Watch a fan remake of Beastie Boys’ classic ‘Sabatoge’ video with Sesame Street characters

    Watch a fan remake of Beastie Boys’ classic ‘Sabatoge’ video with Sesame Street characters

    A creative hip-hop and children’s television fan with a little too much time on his hands has combined the worlds of the Beastie Boys with Sesame Street in a new tribute video to the famous rap group’s 1994 hit, “Sabatoge.” As reported by NPR, Mylo the Cat aka Adam Schleichkorn shared a new mashup...
  • Exclusive: SKAM Artist DJs reveal their picks for the perfect 4th of July playlist

    Exclusive: SKAM Artist DJs reveal their picks for the perfect 4th of July playlist

    With the long 4th of July weekend coming up, the one thing that will get your barbecues and parties going strong is great music. Dropping a bland playlist will probably force friends to simply chuckle at your musical tastes. If you're in need for some guidance, we've teamed up with some DJs from the...
  • Young Thug donated all profits from his Terminal 5 show to Planned Parenthood

    Young Thug donated all profits from his Terminal 5 show to Planned Parenthood

    Last night was already a special evening for rapper Young Thug, who was celebrating the release of his new project Beautiful Thugger Girls. However, Young Thug decided to make the celebration at New York’s Terminal 5 an even more special evening, with the inclusion of a series of surprise guests...
  • 5 lines from JAY-Z's '4:44' that are straight to the punch

    5 lines from JAY-Z's '4:44' that are straight to the punch

    JAY-Z's 13th studio album 4:44 was released today, after just being announced a few weeks ago. Rumors are flying that the song "4:44" has to do with Jay cheating on Beyoncé, and feels like he is telling listeners the true story of what Bey was trying to convey in Lemonade. The new 10-track album is...
  • Watch Tyler, the Creator's new video with A$AP Rocky

    Watch Tyler, the Creator's new video with A$AP Rocky

    For the past week, Tyler, the Creator has been posting teasers on his social media pages that he was going to release something soon. Many thought it was a new album—he hasn't released one since Cherry Bomb in 2015—some speculated a clothing line drop or maybe maybe a lineup release for his annual...
  • DJ Quik & Scarface announce Aug. 17 show at The Novo in Los Angeles

    DJ Quik & Scarface announce Aug. 17 show at The Novo in Los Angeles

    Two of the most respected names in rap music will perform together this summer when West Coast legend DJ Quik and Southern rap kingpin Scarface take the stage at The Novo by Microsoft in downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 17. Tickets for the show are now on sale right here on AXS.com. Born and raised in...
  • Fiddler's Green July 2017 concert calendar: Jack Johnson, Goo Goo Dolls and more

    Fiddler's Green July 2017 concert calendar: Jack Johnson, Goo Goo Dolls and more

    There are few things better than an outdoor concert on a midsummer’s night. As the season gets into full swing, Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Greenwood Village has a great lineup of shows booked in July, many of which will take you back to those whimsical summer nights of your youth. Check out the...
  • Watch Kendrick Lamar's new music video for 'ELEMENT.'

    Watch Kendrick Lamar's new music video for 'ELEMENT.'

    Kendrick Lamar never fails to amaze with his visuals in his music videos, and he has done it again. While many were speculating that "LOYALTY." featuring Rihanna off of his latest release DAMN. would be the next music video fans were going to see because of filming rumors, today he threw us a...
  • Rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick announce $10 show at The Novo in LA

    Rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick announce $10 show at The Novo in LA

    Two of the most influential rappers of all time are teaming up for a special $10 show at The Novo in downtown Los Angeles. Old school rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick will perform at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on Tuesday, Aug. 8. Tickets for the show go on sale at 10am on Wednesday, June...
  • Listen: New Drake song premieres at Louis Vuitton fashion show

    Listen: New Drake song premieres at Louis Vuitton fashion show

    Those who keep their eyes on the fashion world may have caught an exciting musical development before the rest of the world. A new Drake track entitled "Signs" was played at the Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2018 fashion show on Thursday (June 22) in Paris.  Earlier in the day, Louis Vuitton's style...
  • Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future, who is wrapping up his Nobody Safe tour and just yesterday announced a second leg of his 2017 tour, called The Future Hndrxx tour, also just launched his own collection of emojis, called Futuremojis. Starting today, Futuremojis are available in the Apple app store for just $1.99, and Future...
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - June 20: KYLE performs "iSpy" for a packed house during the boohooMAN launch party in Hollywood on Tuesday night. 

    KYLE and Grammy-winner Eric Bellinger make a surprise appearance at the boohooMAN launch party in Los Angeles

    The fabulous fashion-forward innovators behind boohooMAN have partnered up with Tyga, as the rap star has become the new face of the online retailer. In celebration of their brand-new collection, the clothing giant hosted a launch party in Los Angeles on June 20, with an exciting lineup of...
  • Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Today is a sad day in the hip-hop world, as it was just confirmed that Prodigy, one half of the rap duo Mobb Deep has died at age 42. According to Pitchfork, Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas after a performance and passed away a few days later. Born Albert Johnson, the "Shook...
  • Chance The Rapper to bring sign language interpreters on tour

    Chance The Rapper to bring sign language interpreters on tour

    Chance the Rapper has teamed up with DEAFinitely Dope in what will be a first-time collaboration of its kind in the world of hip-hop. While other rappers have certainly included venue-provided sign-language interpreters for those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, this is the first time a rapper has...
  • Beyoncé and Jay Z finally welcome their twins

    Beyoncé and Jay Z finally welcome their twins

    It feels like it's been years since  Beyoncé announced that she would be having twins. According to Rolling Stone, the time has finally come, and Queen Bey and Jay Z welcomed two new additions to their family earlier this week. Rumors have been flying around all week that Beyoncé was in labor...
  • Watch 2 Chainz throw down an epic freestyle over Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA’

    Watch 2 Chainz throw down an epic freestyle over Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA’

    Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is celebrating the release of his new album, Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, today (Friday). The artist has been pretty busy over the past few days leading up to the release however, making sure to use all those hip-hop skills of his to promote the new LP. One of the stops on...
  • Rich Homie Quan announces summer Back to the Basics tour

    Rich Homie Quan announces summer Back to the Basics tour

    Later this summer, Atlanta MC Rich Homie Quan will barnstorm through the United States on a 17-date US tour. Starting on July 12, the “Flex (Ohh, Ohh, Ohh)” hitmaker will embark on a tour that will include shows in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Albuquerque, Chicago...
  • P-Lo may have released the lowkey song of the summer: Listen

    P-Lo may have released the lowkey song of the summer: Listen

    The Song of the Summer. At this point, there are charts, playlists, and countless think-pieces all centered on the idea of objectively identifying the singular anthem for warm months. With respect, this is all bullsh*t. There is no capital letter Song of the Summer, just as there is no “Best Picture...
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