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PREMIERE: Space Invadaz “Gun Show”

PREMIERE: Space Invadaz “Gun Show”

Two Cincinnati native MCs,  Donte (of the group, MOOD) and Buggs Tha Rocka, combined their lyrical ability and formed a new group called Space Invadaz. This blend of a lyric video and a crime scene in their first visual for their single “Gun Show.” This video spins a visual tale of the power of a gun in our gun happy society. The video sends a powerful message with a sick slo-motion visual story telling style. Space Invadaz is on mission to challenge the boxes that Hip Hop music is...

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Kanye And Wiz Make Peace? The Beef Is Over?

Kanye And Wiz Make Peace? The Beef Is Over?

If you wrote this in a movie, people simply wouldn’t believe it. In an unusual turn of events that has everyone wondering if this was all a hoax, Kanye has reassured the Hip-Hop masses that he and Wiz have hashed out their differences on a phone call.

While Wiz has yet to speak on the call, we hope this means peace in the Hip-Hop world and hope that everyone learned their lessons from bringing people’s family into politics. I guess this seemed like the only recourse after Blacc Chyna,

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NYC DJ Big Kap Has Reportedly Passed Away

NYC DJ Big Kap Has Reportedly Passed Away

(AllHipHop News) According to Hot 97 radio personality Funkmaster Flex, New York City DJ Keith “Big Kap” Carter has passed away. Flex and Kap released the 1999 album The Tunnel. The details about the situation are limited, but several Hip Hop figures have taken to social media to offer condolences. Big Kap was 45.

Filed under: News Tagged: Big Kap, Funkmaster Flex

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Masta Ace Questions If Hip Hop Has Lost Its Soul In Open Letter (POLL)

Masta Ace Questions If Hip Hop Has Lost Its Soul In Open Letter (POLL)

(AllHipHop News) There have been many debates about the current state of Hip Hop. Some argue the culture has moved too far away from its roots. Others say today’s rap music is just a reflection of this generation’s approach to Hip Hop. Juice Crew affiliate Masta Ace wrote an open letter asking whether Hip Hop has lost its soul.

[ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Fredro Starr Calls Out Mos Def, Masta Ace & Elzhi (VIDEO)]

Read Masta Ace’s Instagram post , then take our poll below

“HAS HIP HOP...

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the 2000s in the United States. Rolling Stone ranked him 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, calling him the King of Hip Hop. Including

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Vegas, Baby: Big Boi Locks Down Wynn Las Vegas Residency

Vegas, Baby: Big Boi Locks Down Wynn Las Vegas Residency

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(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop is winning. Today (Feb. 2), it was announced that Big Boi has joined forces with Wynn Las Vegas. The iconic MC — who yesterday, celebrated his 41st birthday —  has agreed to an extensive residency. The year-round monthly stint is scheduled to go down at the casino’s nightlife and daylife locations.

[ALSO READ: Read Portions Of Killer Mike, Big Boi & T.I’s Supreme Court Brief Filed In Defense Of Hip Hop]

Big Boi’s Sin City début...

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FAIL OF THE WEEK: Kanye Denying Amber Rose Playing In His Butt

FAIL OF THE WEEK: Kanye Denying Amber Rose Playing In His Butt

FAIL OF THE WEEK: Kanye Denying Amber Rose Playing In His Butt. This week was hella wild for the Hip-Hop world, the world went nuts when Wiz and Yeezy started a Twitter beef but we weren’t ready for the bomb Amber would drop when she joined the fun.

Anyway, after Amber took the world by storm with her #FINGERSINTHEBOOTYASSBITCH tweet Ye’ tried to defend himself… DAYS LATER! LOL! Check out his tweet below.

Once you’re done with this one, make sure to visit our comments section below...

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and it failed to receive airplay at the Top 40 formats, garnering a total of 10 plays due to the rushed out release and being on a Christmas week, when

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MariahLynn, “You Was A Hoe”: Love & Hip Hop: New York Recap [Photos]

MariahLynn, “You Was A Hoe”: Love & Hip Hop: New York Recap [Photos]

Cardi B continues to be the most entertaining things about Love & Hip Hop: New York while the struggle triangle that is the lives of raw dogging rapper Peter Gunz, Tara and Amina causes the most headaches.

But, it seems like MariahLynn is trying to up her shenanigans to compete. Continue

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(Photo) Cardi B Comes For Everyone Hating On Her Jail Wedding Idea

(Photo) Cardi B Comes For Everyone Hating On Her Jail Wedding Idea

Cardi B loves her some Tommy and she proudly announces it. Cardi who is on the current season of Love & Hip-Hop proclaims her love for her boyfriend who is currently locked up. On Monday’s espidose she shared with viewers that a big wedding isn’t her thing. She states that she is totally okay with having a jail wedding.

Kayy: Instagram || Twitter

Everyone was coming for Cardi saying thats ratchet and ghetto. Truth be told, thats her choice. Cardi took to Instagram to address the...

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Critics’ Picks, Feb. 4-10

Critics’ Picks, Feb. 4-10

Performances by Kid Cudi, Grant-Lee Phillips, Noura Mint Seymali and Voivod [HIP HOP] + FRI., FEB. 5 By now, Cleveland’s Kid Cudi has garnered enough fame to need (almost) no introduction.…

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soul, during her long journey. The game received universal acclaim from critics, who praised its artistic design and overall game direction in particular

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Milan Christopher dating female ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ cast mate

Milan Christopher dating female ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ cast mate

When “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” couple Milan Christopher and Miles Brock broke up last year, fans expected Brock and Christopher to start dating other men. And while that may be the case for Brock, to our surprise, it certainly isn’t for Christopher because he recently revealed that he’s now dating a woman. Yesterday, Christopher... Read more »

The post Milan Christopher dating female ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ cast mate appeared first on Rolling Out.

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Rafael Cortijo, salsa band leader José Cosculluela, a.k.a. "Cosculluela", hip hop and reggaeton artist Elvis Crespo, merengue singer Tony Croatto, singer/composer

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Hip-Hop Attack: 5 New Rappers You Gotta Hear Right Now [Audio]

Hip-Hop Attack: 5 New Rappers You Gotta Hear Right Now [Audio]

[With hip-hop churning new artists on the daily, SOHH’s hooked up with radio personality Andrew Uyeno to let him tell you what new rappers are on the come up. Every Friday he hosts “Hip Hop Attack” on CFRE Radio. Listen up and check out the Top 5 hip-hop artists you gotta hear right now!]

Alex Wiley: Chicago has become a hip hop hot bed, churning out rap super star after rap super star. The musical scene in Chicago is ever growing and unique. Alex Wiley is adding to that scene with...

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general. For the music genre, see Hip hop music. For other uses, see Hip hop (disambiguation). Hip hop or hip-hop is a sub-cultural movement that

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Hip-Hop Attack: 5 Rappers You Gotta Hear Right Now [Audio]

Hip-Hop Attack: 5 Rappers You Gotta Hear Right Now [Audio]

[With hip-hop churning new artists on the daily, SOHH’s hooked up with radio personality Andrew Uyeno to let him tell you what new rappers are on the come up. Every Friday he hosts “Hip Hop Attack” on CFRE Radio. Listen up and check out the Top 5 hip-hop artists you gotta hear right now!]

Alex Wiley: Chicago has become a hip hop hot bed, churning out rap super star after rap super star. The musical scene in Chicago is ever growing and unique. Alex Wiley is adding to that scene with...

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general. For the music genre, see Hip hop music. For other uses, see Hip hop (disambiguation). Hip hop or hip-hop is a sub-cultural movement that

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Toyota Misses Opportunity To Do Something Epic With Jay Electronica

Toyota Misses Opportunity To Do Something Epic With Jay Electronica

I am going to have to  find a way in the room with the decision makers when they seek to infuse Hip-Hop, culture and music in their big budget campaigns. Take the new colorful, delightfully artsy commercial with the eternally enigmatic Jay Electronic and Toyota. What could have been an epic moment in an already epic year, Hip-Hop fans were simply left flustered and, in some cases, upset.

The video is vibrant. There is a dope beat. There is a golden clash of commerce, color and...

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Blac Youngsta – Bow Bow Bow

Blac Youngsta – Bow Bow Bow

Blac YoungstaBow Bow Bow will definitely make you question the state that Hip-Hop is in…Yo Gotti’s little homie comes through with the official video for his banger, Bow Bow Bow off his I Sweat To God project.

Click on the play button above and watch the clip.

Once you’re done with this one, make sure to scroll down to our comments section and let us know if you f*ck with it or not. You should also hit up the homie on his official Twitter page and give him some feedback.

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Statik Selektah And Kxng Crooked Tells The Youth To Study Their Craft

Statik Selektah And Kxng Crooked Tells The Youth To Study Their Craft

No doubt about it, agism is running wild in Hip-Hop these day. Young guns taking shots at the OG’s is a borderline epidemic these days.

Thankfully, hardcore-composer Statik Selektah and Slaughterhouse mainstay KXNG Crooked, collectively known as Staik KXNG sat with AHH’s MrMecc to call out Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples and everyone else with a disrespectful tone. Selektah says;

Hey Earl Sweatshirt, You’d be hanging out on Fairfax asking for money on your skateboard if it...

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J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive vs. Madvillain’s Madvillainy. Which Is Better?

J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive vs. Madvillain’s Madvillainy. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as determined by hundreds of thousands of voters. Now, “Finding The GOAT” returns to ask a new question: what is the greatest of all time Hip-Hop album? “Finding The GOAT Album”...

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Show preview: Documentary fundraiser at the Hip Hop Shop tonight, Jan. 28

Show preview: Documentary fundraiser at the Hip Hop Shop tonight, Jan. 28

What: Documentary fundraiser When: Tonight, January 28 at 7 p.m.Where: The Original Hip Hop Shop, 15736 W. 7 Mile Rd., DetroitTonight over at the Original Hip Hop Shop, Reclined Incline Productions is hosting a hip hop showcase to allow local artists to display their talent as well as aid with crowdfunding for its latest project entitled #LifeintheMix. Entrance is .A hip hop documentary interviewing creatives such as filmmakers, radio personalities, producers, and artists on their love...

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EXCLUSIVE: Adrian Younge Talks Joint Project With Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Possibility Of ‘PRhyme 2’ Album

EXCLUSIVE: Adrian Younge Talks Joint Project With Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Possibility Of ‘PRhyme 2’ Album

In part 2 of his interview with AllHipHop.com, Adrian Younge covers some current topics related to pop culture, Hip Hop culture, and the music industry.

With his experience scoring for film and television, Younge shares his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the Academy Awards not nominating any people of color in any of the acting categories. In addition, the conversation features A.Y. explaining why he is disappointed in a lot of modern rap music.

The composer/producer’s own...

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The first ever Electronic Music Awards are coming in April

The first ever Electronic Music Awards are coming in April

When it comes to being recognized by the Grammys, the two most neglected genres have been hip hop and electronic music. But while hip hop has had a number of its own award shows over the years including the BET Hip Hop Awards, electronic music hasn't had its own major gala to shine the light on its stars, until now. Fox will broadcast the first ever Electronic Music Awards & Foundation Show on April 23, according to Deadline.

The award show will be produced by the legendary DJ Paul...

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see Electronic music (disambiguation). "Electronic musician" redirects here. For the magazine, see Electronic Musician. Electronic music is music that

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WOAH: You’ll Never Guess Which Kardashian Stevie J Used To Smash!

WOAH: You’ll Never Guess Which Kardashian Stevie J Used To Smash!

Oh Steeeeeebbbbie, what are we going to do with you?

We have gotten to know producer extraordinaire Stevie J from Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta in recent times mostly for his relationship with his ex wife Mimi Faust and his current wild marriage to Joseline Hernandez. Also, a lot of people remember Stevie from back in the day when he used to smash Eve (remember their sex tape?) WELP, it looks like he has some new dirt that has been dug up from the past!Jazlana: Twitter || Instagram

Stevie...

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