Beyonce's soundcheck from her performance of "The Star Spangled Banner" at President Obama's inauguration has leaked, proving that, while she may have used a pre-recorded track at the event, her live version wouldn't have differed very much from what we heard. [Vulture]

Despite some middling reviews, A$AP Rocky's debut Long.Live.A$AP is the No. 1 album in the country today, beating out runner-up Kidz Bop 23,with 139,000 copies sold. It is the first debut to top the charts in over the year. [Billboard]

Details on Chief Keef's alleged $6 million record deal have hit the 'net, and as usual, everything is not as it seems. Essentially, the troubled 17-year-old can't touch the majority of the money until next year, provided he achieves his incentivized goals. [DNAInfo]

2 Chainz will be appearing on CBS comedy "2 Broke Girls" on Feb. 11, playing himself. [RapFix]

Oh, hey. Kanye West wore a red ski mask to attend the Maison Martin Margiela show at Paris Fashion Week Wednesday. OK. [RapFix]

Eve's fourth album, Lip Lock, is coming in May, and will reportedly feature appearances by Snoop Lion, Juicy J, Pusha T and Chrisette Michelle. [AllHipHop]