Blue Ivy is a lucky girl. Less than one year in this world, her pop Jay-Z took her on a helicopter ride to NYC, from an undisclosed location (likely Philadelphia), rocking some big blue noise-canceling headphones. [RapFix]

Looks like another Nas video's in the works, this time for his Amy Winehouse duet "Cherry Wine." Apparently Nas is playing an olde tyme barkeep in this one. Check the pics. [RapRadar]

Randy Jackson will no longer be judging "American Idol," potentially to be replaced by Nicki Minaj . [SingersRoom]

Gucci Mane and Jeremih finally drop a video for "Too Sexy," off Gucci's I'm Up mixtape. Waka and others drop by, but one's all about the girls. [YouTube]

Following the sad news of Chris Lighty's death yesterday (Aug. 30), DJ Wonder put together a a tribute mix, which he played on Shade 45. The mix features a gang of artists Lighty worked with, from Native Tongues to 50 Cent. Damn. [DJWonder]

Here's a new, Wale-featuring track from Lloyd, who's new album is coming out soon. [YouTube]

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