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A few months back BJ the Chicago Kid linked up with Brooklyn’s venerable young emcee Joey Bada$$ and comedian Hannibal Buress — who takes issue with pickle juice — for the Heavy D interpolated track “Nothin’ But Love”. Now the two rappers are lacing the track with a smooth visual treatment sans Buress. The video for “Nothin’ But Love,” which finds the two rappers rapping on Bada$$’ home turf, is set to appear on BJ’s forthcoming In My Mind album. Check it out after the jump.

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Queen Erykah Badu, who recently released her excellent But U Caint Use My Phone mixtape, hosted the Soul Train Music Awards on BET and Centric last night in Las Vegas. Thankfully Badu isn’t one to mince her words as she threw some serious shade at Iggy Azalea, which that drew a booming reaction from the audience. During the monologue, Badu — pretending to speak on a phone — turned away André 3000 and Young Thug from the ceremony, saying she’s “banning all rap this year.” However, when Azalea calls Badu, she makes an exception: “No no no, you can come, ’cause what you’re doing is definitely not rap.” Oh shi– Watch it all unfold below.

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In case you haven’t been paying attention to the 2016 Presidential race, please allow rapper Killer Mike to fill you in. Tonight, Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was introduced by Killer Mike — mind you, while wearing a Run the Jewels sweatshirt — at a rally in Atlanta. During his speech, Killer Mike mentioned Dr. Martin Luther King, and said he doesn’t want to relive the Reagan era while also referencing his awesome R.A.P. Music song “Untitled.” “In my heart of hearts, I truly believe that Senator Bernie Sanders is the right man to lead this country,” he said. In addition, he told the crowd to “stay confronting bullshit wherever you turn.” Educate yourselves and watch the powerful Killer Mike speech in its entirety after the jump.

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Last night at the American Music Awards, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis debuted a new song called “Kevin” featuring singer-songwriter Leon Bridges. The track depicts a young man — the titular Kevin — who passes away from a drug overdose at the age of twenty-one. Watch the full live performance of “Kevin” featuring Leon Bridges after the jump.

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Video: ProbCause – “Same Thing”

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Rising Chicago emcee ProCause’s flair for soulful lyrics landed him on iHipHop’s A3C Volume 5 earlier this year — which you may stream in its entirety here — and today he’s returning with the visuals to his deep cut “Same Thing.” Directed by ProbCause & Elijah Alvarado, the colorful video perfectly compliments his exciting, vivid lyricism. You’ll fine yourself getting lost in the soulful vibes of the Drew Mantia-produced track, but the thought-provoking lyrics (“Just know I understand what you going through/ You don’t have to lie to me, it’s written all over you”) are enough to snap you back into reality. Check out ProbCause’s vibrant visuals to “Same Thing” after the jump.

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Pusha T is sharing the visuals for his new track “Untouchable” from the forthcoming King Push album. Initially only available for Tidal subscribers, he’s now sharing the video through Vevo, which is available to all. Directed by Harrison Boyce, the visuals discover the stone-faced Pusha T wandering around the city — looking tough as nails. Check it out after the jump.

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Rapper LE$ is sharing the visuals for “UGK’z,” a tribute to the extraordinary legacy of acclaimed hip hop duo UGK. And it’s only fitting that he’s joined by one half of that duo, Uncle Bun. Additionally, Curren$y stops by to lay down a verse. The track is said to be on LE$’ forthcoming Steak X Shrimp 2 project, dropping this Sunday (November 22nd). In the meantime, check out the visuals for “UGK’z” after the jump.

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After sharing the first single from his forthcoming debut album, The Kenner Loop, the pride of Louisiana, Young Roddy has returned to premiere his new video “Nothing to Something” via HotNewHipHop. Serving as the second official single from The Kenner Loop, which will drop December 4th, “Nothing to Something” finds Roddy sharing the story of how he came from humble beginnings to his now paramount status as one of New Orleans most respected MCs. Shot by the talented DMF Films, the video exemplifies the essence of the Blair Norf produced track and even features a cameo by fellow Nola rapper Trademark Da Skydiver. Check out the visuals for Roddy’s “Nothing to Something” from his debut album, The Kenner Loop (available for pre-order via iTunes now) after the jump.

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Los Angeles rapper-singer/songwriter Ty Dolla $ign just dropped his debut album, Free TC, and in addition to doing so he’s sharing the visuals for “Saved” — one of the album’s best songs. Rejecting any and all unnecessary female temptation, Ty$ and E-4O are able to secure a place in heaven. Check out the visuals for Ty$’s “Saved” after the jump.

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Kendrick Lamar’s the ultimate wedding crasher, according to a TMZ report. Last month, a couple was having their wedding reception in Columbus, Ohio, when rapper Kendrick Lamar casually strolled in, and busted out some serious dance moves. The whole thing was caught on video, which you may watch after the jump.

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Missy Elliott is back, ya’ll. Although it’s been a little over ten years since Miss E’s last album, and roughly seven years since “Best, Best” — her last single — she’s dropping the visuals for her new single “WTF (Where They From)” featuring Pharrell today. Directed by Missy Elliott and Dave Meyers, the video has the hip hop icon in a not-so-distance future with her squad, busting out some serious dance moves. If you’re missing some Missy from your life, “WTF (Where They From)” is surely a welcome nostalgia trip. Check out Missy’s visuals for “WTF (Where They From)” after the jump.

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Over the weekend, Big Sean performed a live show called “Finding Paradise” in front of a hometown crowd at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. During his set, Sean brought out a slew of guests, including Lil Wayne — who performed “A Milli” and “Rich as Fuck” — and fellow Motor City residents Eminem, Dej Loaf, Danny Brown, Royce da 5’9″ and Trick Trick. The aforementioned guests performed a rendition of last year’s “Detroit vs. Everybody”, which appeared on Eminem’s Shady XV compilation. Check out the full live performance after the jump.

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Hot off the release of his latest project, Thrilla Vol. 1, the Baton Rogue badazz, Boosie, is sharing the visuals for his tribute to his idol in “Letter to 2 Pac”. “First of all I want to let you know that you’re really missed,” raps Boosie, while penning a literal letter to the fallen great. “Probably be nobody better, real shit/ All through my life, you inspired me, dawg/ When you died, I really cried/ I wanted to ride for you, dawg.” Emotional. Check out Boosie Badazz’ heartfelt salute to 2Pac after the jump, and be sure to get Thrilla Vol. 1 (featuring Rich Homie Quan, Snootie Wild, Hurricane Chris) on iTunes while you’re at it.

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