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Best Songs of the Week: Gunplay, Slaughterhouse and YG

After mulling through the possible picks throughout the past few days, the elimination game may have been a headache, but we managed to narrow it down to three winners. Here are your Songs of the Week featuring Gunplay, Slaughterhouse and YG. Enjoy.

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YG Does His West Coast Dance on ‘Twist My Fingaz’

Straight West Coastin'. YG gets his dance on with his new track "Twist My Fingaz." The fun groove is the first single from the rapper's forthcoming album, 'Still Krazy.'

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YG Shares ‘Crazy’ Selfie Featuring Bandaged Leg After Being Shot

YG's summer got off to a rocky start. Last month, the rapper was shot outside of a studio in California, which had fans wondering if he would rebound after the devastating event. Fortunately, he wasn't seriously injured physically, but mentally, we can't be too sure after the stunt he pulled today on Instagram (July 7).

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Every XXL Freshmen Cypher Ranked From Worst to Best

From Meek Mill to Kendrick Lamar and more, check out Every XXL Freshmen Cypher Ranked From Worst to Best.

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Usher, Shaggy, YG, Wiz Khalifa & More Connect With Shazam to Share Their Music Discoveries

Usher, Shaggy and Wiz Khalifa, to name a few, are adding another big-name brand collaboration to their resumes.

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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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YG Talks About Being Shot and Gives an Update On His New Album [VIDEO]

After being shot in the hip, Compton rapper YG is back in the studio working on his follow-up project to 'My Krazy Life.' YG talks about the shooting incident and what fans can expect on his new album.

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XXL Freshman Class: Where Are They Now?

The Boombox decided to look back at the rappers and singers who made it to XXL’s prestigious Freshman Class. Find out where they are now and see what they have been doing in their careers since their recognition from the magazine.

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Meek Mill Tells YG to ‘Smarten Up’ After Being Shot in Los Angeles

Over the weekend, Meek Mill chimed in on YG's shooting incident and gave some words of advice to the West Coast rhymer.

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YG Shot in Los Angeles Recording Studio

Gun violence has struck the hip-hop community once again. Rapper YG was shot in Los Angeles early Friday morning (June 12).

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