Mary J. Blige and Robin Thicke team up to show off 'Growing Pains' and 'Something Else,' respectively... [Billboard]

LL Cool J sits down with Tavis Smiley and talks about staying relevant in hip-hop, 'Exit 13' and the early days of Def Jam ... [World Star Hip Hop]

Beyonce spotted at J&R Music Fest supporting lil' sis Solange ... [Concrete Loop]

Vibe magazine gives us a behind the scenes look at Jay-Z cover shoot ... [Nah Right]

Joe Budden's 'Padded Room' cover hits the 'net, which leads us to believe that this album may actually be released ... [Nobody Smiling]