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44 Songs For Jay Z’s 44th

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As the legend goes, on December 4, 1969, Gloria Carter and Adnes Reeves (who made love under the sycamore tree) brought Shawn Corey Carter into the world. Their lives and the lives of millions around the world would never be the same from that point forward. (more…)

Video: A$AP Mob — “Trillmatic” (feat. A$AP Nast & Method Man)

If you don’t know about A$AP Nast, now ya know. Harlem’s next up hops in the time machine with Method Man and takes it back to the early 90s for “Trillmatic.” This will serve as the first release from the upcoming A$AP Mob album, which is now set for a March 4 release.

Roc Marciano — “Marci Beaucoup” (Tracklist)

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Roc Marciano reveals the official tracklisting for his highly anticipated Marci Beaucoup LP, which is set for a December 10 release. This looks like a good one as guests are set to include Action Bronson, Alchemist, Boldy James, Quelle Chris, Blu, Freeway, Cormega, Ka and more. Roc will be handling the production himself on the project. Hit the jump for the full tracklisting. (more…)

Video: Q-Tip Says He’s Producing Kanye West’s Next Album

Kamaal sits down with Elliott Wilson for a new episode of “The Truth” and spills (some of) the beans on Kanye’s forthcoming seventh album. Tip reveals that him and Rick Rubin will be co-producing on the project, which ‘Ye has stated he hopes to get out by next summer. Me oh me oh me oh my.

New Music: Jhene Aiko — “The Vapors (Remix)” (feat. Wiz Khalifa)

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Wiz replaces Vin Staples on the remix to Jhene Aiko’s “The Vapors” off her nebulous Sail Out EP. Who better to speak on taking another hit? (more…)

New Music: Raekwon — “Lions Paw (Freestyle)”

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The Chef goes all the way in over Premo’s classic “Mass Appeal” instrumental. F.I.L.A. coming soon. (more…)

New Music: YG Hootie — “Two Presidents” (feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Bricksquad spreads its wings to the Left Coast where Compton rapper Young Hootie hooks up with former high school classmate Kendrick Lamar for “Two Presidents.” The end result is crazy, with Commander in Chief rhymes that will make you forget the YoungBloodz ever happened. Underrated part of Kendrick’s verse is when he says “cabinet full of Kool-Aid,” but it sounds more like “Kaepernick full of Kool-Aid.” So West Coast.

New Music: Gucci Mane — “Mention Me”

Guwop just wants some damn recognition. Is that too much to ask? The State Vs. Radric Davis 2 drops December 25.

New Music: Rockie Fresh & Casey Veggies — “Sacrifice”

West Coast meets the Midwest on December 16 when Rockie Fresh and Casey Veggies drop their joint EP, Fresh Veggies. Here’s the first offering from the project, entitled “Sacrifice,” which includes a vocal sample from Meek Mill. Never realized how much these two guys sound like each other until now. Twist up that holly and be on the lookout for this next month.

New Music: Joey Bada$$ — “Two Lips”

Young Bada$$ does this thang over an unreleased Dilla instrumental for a new track entitled “Two Lips,” which Akomplice Clothing will put up for sale on Friday. All proceeds will go to purchasing instruments and music lessons for underprivileged youth.

Video: Migos — “Roll On” (feat. French Montana)

Migos hit the parking lot for some good ol’ fashioned ignorance in the visual for their Zaytoven-produced “Roll On” featuring French Montana. This may appear on their upcoming YRN 2 tape. Don’t try this at home kids. Go to Georgia and try it.

New Mixtape: Rich Homie Quan — “I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In”

Rich Homie Quan hooks up with DJ Drama and Gangsta Grillz for his newest tape, I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In. (more…)

Video: Kanye West Visits The Breakfast Club

Kanye stops by the Power 105 studios for a lengthy sit-down with Charlamagne Tha God and The Breakfast Club. Ye speaks on a number of topics including his creative genius, leaving Nike for Adidas, the “Bound 2″ video and more. Respect to Charlamagne for keeping it 100 as well.

Video: Kanye West Interview With Angie Martinez

Kanye’s media blitz continued at the Hot 97 studios as him and his future wife sat down with Angie Martinez for a short interview. Ye speaks on his relationship with Kim, being a father, leaving Nike and more. Part 2 after the jump. (more…)

Video: Kanye West Interview With Power 99

Kanye stops by Philly’s Power 99 morning show for another epic sound bite. Yeezy speaks on why he decided to include confederate flags on the Yeezus tour gear, a Yeezus sequel, “New Slaves,” Watch The Throne 2, the paparazzi and more.

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