The wait is finally over, Wu-Tang Clan’s first album in over seven years, A Better Tomorrow, is here. After teasing the album with singles like “Ruckus In B Minor,” “Necklace,” and “A Better Tomorrow” the Staten Island rap collective has made the entire album available for stream via YouTube. Take a listen through the album after the jump, which will be available for purchase beginning December 2.

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Bobby Ray is here to save the day. While you’re out shopping the deals on Black Friday B.o.B is delivering the goods for free via his Soundcloud page, as he drops his New Black mixtape. The eight track mixtape is a direct follow-up to his No Genre 2 mixtape which dropped in July and a precursor to his forthcoming studio album. Listen to New Black after the jump.

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Rae Sremmurd, the two youngins behind such hit songs as “No Flex Zone” and “No Type,” are giving ya’ll some new tunes for turkey day. The duo drop the visuals for “Illest Walking” produced by Honorable C Note. No flexing allowed, obviously. Peep the visuals for Rae Sremmurd’s “Illest Walking” after the jump.

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Thanksgiving is here! Thanksgiving is here! But it’s not all fun and games and stuffing your face with food. While we sit comfortably in our humble abode with our loved ones, celebrating with a feast, there are those who go out and make sure to help those in need. Sadly, however, rappers aren’t exactly the first profession that’d cross your mind as being “helpful” as these are merely gangsters, drug dealers, and entertainers, right? Wrong. For example Birdman and Cash Money are participating in their 20th annual Turkey Giveaway this week. And that’s not all, as rappers like Jeezy, T.I., and Ludacris regularly find themselves helping local Atlanta natives enjoy their Thanksgiving as well. So, we here at iHipHop decided we’d attempt to dispel the myths of rappers being careless and lazy, and showcase their good deeds, by assembling a picture slideshow of them giving back on Thanksgiving. Enjoy and happy Thanksgiving!

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Your Old Droog’s self-titled album is out now and yesterday the Droog dropped the visuals for his “Nutty Bars” cut. So we suppose it’s only right that he finally gets his just due by appearing on Shade 45′s radio show Sway in the Morning. During his time with Sway Your Old Droog took on the show’s infamous “5 Fingers of Death” freestyle segment and needless to say the Brooklyn emcee went in. Check it out after the jump.

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After finally announcing the release of their highly-anticipated, long-gestating new album A Better Tomorrow back in early October, Wu-Tang Clan followed it up by dropping two new tracks within a span of a few weeks. Those two new cuts being “Ruckus In B Minor” (which they performed on Letterman last night) and the gritty “Necklace.” Now Clan is back in the front, sharing the title track. A Better Tomorrow will be released on December 1 via Warner Bros., Wu-Tang Clan’s new home. Listen to “A Better Tomorrow” after the jump.

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With the Smokers Club Tour (Method Man, Redman, B-Real, and Mick Jenkins) officially coming to an end tonight in New York, Trademark Da Skydiver is prepping the release of his highly-anticipated forthcoming studio album Return of the Super Villain. Trademark has already shared the music video for album’s first single a week back entitled “Keep It 100″ and today he’s giving you a treat with “The Return.” Listen to Trademark Da Skydiver’s “The Return” after the jump and go preorder his new album Return of the Super Villain via iTunes here.

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All A$AP Ferg wanted was a Clams Casino beat. And now that he’s got one in “Talk It” Ferg is dropping that ever so timely knowledge on the situation in Ferguson. In addition he’s also using the ethereal Clams Casino beat to showing love for his day one fans. “Talk It” is set to appear on Ferg’s forthcoming DJ Drama hosted Ferg Forever mixtape, dropping this Friday. Listen after the jump.

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Chance the Rapper’s highly-anticipated follow-up to his successful Acid Rap mixtape is on its way and today Chance shares “Sunday Candy” which is slated to appear on the forthcoming Surf project. Surf isn’t merely credited to Chance but to Donnie Trumpet and his band The Social Experiment. The band features Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox. “Sunday Candy” features vocals from Jamila Woods. Listen after the jump.

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The Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August death of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed after an encounter with police, has sent shockwaves across the world. Many of those whom have ties to the hip-hop community were extremely upset and took to the internet to share their grievances, questioning when justice will be served. Everyone from T.I. to El-P to Lord Jamar sounded off, letting their voice be heard. Azealia Banks was perhaps the most controversial in her remarks regarding the Ferguson grand jury decision, lambasting the decision by writing “I might have to kill one of these crackers in their sleep !!” in addition to other inflammatory statements. Check out what rappers had to say on the Ferguson grand jury after the jump.

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Legendary comedian Chris Rock is certainly no stranger to hip-hop. The South Carolina born, Brooklyn raised comedian has published a list on his website documenting his 25 favorite rap albums, cowrote and starred in the 1993 film CB4 which parodies gangsta rap, appeared on rap songs by Ludacris, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, and Ice Cube, and in the past has even criticized contemporary rap. But perhaps Chris Rock’s hip-hop pinnacle was reached in 2010 when he appeared on Kanye West’s now magnum opus album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Rock was asked by ‘Ye to appear on the song “Blame Game,” in which Rock provided an extended monologue. So maybe Rock is a little bit biased when he recently called Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as the “greatest hip-hop album of all-time” in a HOT 97 interview. Check out the full interview after the jump to see what else Chris Rock had to say.

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Last night, a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri came to a sudden halt when they decided to not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August death of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed after an encounter with police. Protesters in Ferguson and across the country expressed outrage at the decision. It was soon after the saddening decision that Run the Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) performed in St. Louis, just a few miles from Ferguson. Killer Mike, who is noted for his outspoken views toward law enforcement, delivered an emotional speech in which he blasted the country’s “war machine,” offered support to Brown’s family and the protesters, and even expressed fear for his own two sons. Watch the full video after the jump.

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Since October the rap tandem of Apollo Brown & Ras Kass has been sharing some dope cuts from their new album Blasphemy (out now via their official Bandcamp page) including the monster feature heavy track “Giraffe Pu**y” and “How to Kill God.” And with the album now out Apollo Brown & Ras Kass are gifting fans with this non-album bonus joint featuring the legendary Sean Price. Listen to “Impossible Dream” after the jump.

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