Thursday, July 29, 2010

Kanye West's "Power" video to debut next week! First images released!

Kanye West's controversial "Power" video is set to debut on his website sometime next week. The clip was directed by artist Marco Brambill. “It’s kind of apocalyptic, in a very personal way,” Brambilla told ArtsBeat. “It’s a very exaggerated hyper-sensational version of what the song is saying.”

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

[Updated sales] Eminem Edges Out Rick Ross To Hold Billboard #1 For Fifth Week

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Eminem's Recovery is #1 for the fifth straight week! Ross' Teflon Don settles for a #2 debut.
Rick Ross may have called his new album Teflon Don, but his nonstick verses weren't slick enough to knock the crown off of Eminem's head. With a barely perceptible 4 percent slip from the week before, Slim Shady's Recovery is looking bulletproof, as it will lodge a fifth straight week at #1 on sales of 187,000, helping the album blow by the 1.6 million mark, according to figures provided by Nielsen SoundScan.

That means the Bawse will have to settle for a #2 bow for Don, which moved 176,000 copies, landing it well ahead of the next highest debut, Sheryl Crow's 100 Miles From Memphis (#3, 55,000).
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

ROSS IS BOSS!! The Teflon Don edges Emenim for the #1 album with 189k first week!

The sales battle for #1 is settled! Rick Ross dethrones Eminem in Close Race!

Miami rapper Rick Ross Don good. The hip-hop icon’s new Def Jam/IDJ album, Teflon Don, knocks Eminem’s Shady/Aftermath/Interscope effort Recovery from the top after a run of four weeks, edging Slim Shady by less than 1,000 pieces with a total of 189k.

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Monday, July 26, 2010

[Video] Behind the scenes with Nipsey Hussle on the set of his new video "Feelin' Myself" feat. Lloyd!

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Rap-Up takes us behind the scenes of Nipsey Hussle’s video for the first single featuring Lloyd, off the debut album South Central State Of Mind... Read More

Lloyd announces new album title via Twitter! + New single coming in August!

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To his fans via his Twitter account, Lloyd announced the title of his upcoming 4th studio album. The project will be titled "KING OF HEARTS", and it will be his Zone 4/Interscope debut. Lloyd has already worked with Polow Da Don, Jim Jonsin, The Runners, Rico Love, among others, and plans on working with producer heavyweights like Timberland and Dr. Dre. "KING OF HEARTS" currently does not have a release date, but look for the debut single to drop this August!

[Video] Two new videos from Compton Cali's own YG: "Toot It & Boot It" and "Whole Click Stuntin" (Def Jam)

"Toot It & Boot It"

"Whole Click Stuntin"

Thursday, July 22, 2010

[Pics] Polow Da Don's Atlanta Charity Event

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Polow Da Don's foundation hosted an event for a cause last night in Atlanta.  He is the co-founder of Foundation F.O.C.U.S., which creates workshops for children and families in underprivileged areas. The producer teamed up with the American Cancer Society to host the 3rd Annual 'Cancers 4 A Cause: Where Music Meets Fashion
For A Cure.' 

Keri Hilson was the host and we've got pics... Continue Reading



Lloyd Banks Beats Assault Charge In Canada

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G-Unit member Lloyd Banks won a major victory in court last week (July 15th), when an Ontario judge dismissed criminal charges against the Queens, New York rapper.

The charges stemmed from an incident in January of 2010, when Lloyd Banks, born Christopher Lloyd and a group of men allegedly assaulted Chris Hines, a well known booking agent in Ontario, Canada.

Banks and several other men were accused of assaulting Hines after a show at Club NV, just outside of Ontario.

Hines claimed that Banks and several other men held him hostage in a hotel room and assaulted him for over 20 minutes.

Last week, Justice Michael Epstein dismissed all charges relating to the January incident, which sparked headlines around the world... Continue Reading

Video Premier: T.I. feat. Keri Hilson- "Got Your Back" (King Uncaged Coming August 14th)

We posted the sneak peak of this joint yesterday, now here's the full version of the new T.I. & Keri Hilson video!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Can the Teflon Don dethrone Slim Shady? Rick Ross looks to end Emimem's 4 weeks at #1!

Battle for #1! Def Jam/IDJ Rapper Rick Ross Takes Dead Aim on Eminem for Close Race!

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Eminem’s four-play may well be about to end. The hip-hop superstar’s four straight weeks at #1 with his Shady/Aftermath/ Interscope album Recovery is being threatened this week by Def Jam/IDJ Miami rapper Rick Ross, whose Teflon Don is on target to do between 170-180k in sales.

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Pic of the Week: Lloyd & Nipsey Hussle from the set if the "Feelin' Myself" video shoot

Video Premier: Nicki Minaj "Your Love" (Directed by Lil X)

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Video Sneak Peak: T.I. feat. Keri Hilson- "Got Your Back"

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Check out this snippet of T.I's latest release "Got Your Back" feat. Keri Hilson from his upcoming album King Uncaged due out this September!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

[Pics] On the set with Nipsey Hussle & Lloyd! "Feelin' Myself" video shoot in LA!

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Nipsey Hussle took it back to his Crenshaw ’hood to shoot the video for “Feelin’ Myself,” the first single from his debut album South Central State of Mind, due later this year on Cinematic/Epic Records.

The West Coast MC invited hundreds of his neighbors and Twitter followers to join him on set, where he showed how his humble beginnings turned into larger-than-life realities, cruising the block in a $200,000+ Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. 

The Marc Klasfeld-directed clip co-stars Lloyd, who filmed his scenes at night on the corner of 57th St. and Harcourt Ave. 

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Monday, July 12, 2010

New Lil Wayne album in September? "I'm Not A Human Being" Viral EP set to drop on his birthday!

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Lil Wayne will be dropping a new project on his birthday entitled "I'm Not A Human Being."
Dropping on his birthday, Wayne's manager Cortez Bryant told Vibe,
“I'm putting out a [Wayne] album called I'm Not A Human Being and I'll probably drop it on his birthday, September 27.”

The album will serve as a prelude to The Carter IV which is scheduled to be released around November when he's also scheduled to be released.

"I'm Not A Human Being" is slated to be an EP of all new songs by The Birdman Jr. and will be released virally.