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AWKWORD Champions Mental Health With ‘#AaronSwartz’
Mental health is the elephant in the room of hip-hop that very few people want to acknowledge. When someone commits suicide, we take a moment to mourn for the deceased, but far too often, we allow the tragedy to occur in front of our eyes and try to pick up the pieces instead of being proactive in p…
Azealia Banks & Pharrell’s Get Money Anthem ‘ATM Jam’
New York's Hot 97 just premiered Azealia Banks' latest single, 'ATM Jam,' this morning. The song is a certified party banger, with Azealia's talking greasy in both verses. Pharrell jumps on the hook with his nonchalant, monotone delivery and nails it.
Pharrell Cites Dr. Seuss in will.i.am Countersuit
Last week, it was reported that will.i.am was suing Pharrell Williams over the rights to the brand name 'I AM.' According to will, he had copyrighted the phrase and therefore, Pharrell was not allowed to use that phrase for his 'I am OTHER' YouTube channel...
Album Review: Wale’s ‘The Gifted’
Wale is back with his third solo album, 'The Gifted’ and usual he's got something to prove. It's not that he can sell records--after going gold with his last release, ‘Ambition,’ the DMV native has left that pressure in the past. ('The Gifted' will debut on the Billboard 200 at No.1 with about 150,0…
Da$H Releases ‘V.I.C.E.S.’ Mixtape
Jersey native and A$AP Mob affiliate Da$H just put out a new mixtape called 'V.I.C.E.S.' The title stands for 'Very Ignorant Content Exposing Success,' for those who were wondering. More interesting are the names assembled to help Da$H on the new tape.
Rick Rubin Is Not Working on Jay-Z’s Album
Contrary to what the promo clips for Jay-Z's 'Magna Cart Holy Grail' would have us believe master producer did not in work on the album.
2 Chainz & Pharrell Have the ‘Feds Watching’ in New Video
2 Chainz might not have won anything at the 2013 BET Awards, but all eyes were on him at the end of the night with the release of his video for 'Feds Watching.' The video was as extravagant as one would expect, with 2 Chainz lounging in a massive mansion and enjoying the fruits of his labo…
Miguel Redeemed at BET Awards
Miguel had a big night at the 2013 BET Awards, in what could be seen as redemption for his performance gaffe at the 2013 Billboard Awards. Okay, so nothing will be able to make people forget about his infamous leg drop, but winning the award for Best R&B/Pop Artist will certainly silence som…
Ciara Releases ‘I’m Out’ Video With Nicki Minaj
Last night, Ciara released the video for 'I'm Out,' the latest single off her upcoming self-titled album. The song features Nicki Minaj, who also appears in the video. The two ladies are dressed in white as they hang out in a white-walled room together in the beginning of the clip.
Watch Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, and More Honor Charlie Wilson
Last night at the 2013 BET Awards, Charlie Wilson was awarded with the Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award. The show paid homage to Wilson's legacy with a star-studded tribute performance.