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Chance the Rapper and his group The Social Experiment recently stopped by “Windy City Live” to play “Sunday Candy” from their new record, as well as “Paranoia” from Chance’s Acid Rap. Additionally Chance spoke on a potential collaboration with Kanye West, who recently shouted him out at a show. “Me and Kanye and a lot of Chicago artists are working on a collaborative effort that will be released tentatively,” Chance said. Check out video after the jump.

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Video: Future – “Blow a Bag”

 |  July 13, 2015
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Future can’t be stopped. You could say he has his eyes set on the future (ba dum tsss!) But seriously, he’s been killing it (as you know) and now he’ll be dropping a new album later this week with Dirty Sprite 2. Fewtch recently shared the visuals for “Blow a Bag,” a track which will appear on the forthcoming album. In the video Fewtch lives a lavish lifestyle, flossing in his mansion, with a hot chick on his arm and throws around a couple of racks, too. But for some reason a dark undertone exists and it’s very much palpable. Check out Future’s “Blow a Bag” visuals after the jump.

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So this happened. Drake has released the first video for a single from his If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late album. And it’s no surprise that the song is “Energy,” a track when put on people instantly sing along. But the video is a tad bit, well, strange? Don’t get me wrong, I love when hip hop keeps it weird and funky. But I don’t what it is about the video for “Energy” that is really cringeworthy. Is it Drake strutting around in front of a white background? Is it all these random shots of equally random people? Or is it perhaps Drake being CGI’ed as Oprah, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, and even Barack Obama? Nothing wrong with drag or impersonations but these are just so poorly done and are genuinely freaking me out. Pitchfork called the video “unbelievable” and I pray they’re referring to how absurd it is. Anyway, you be the judge. Check out Drake’s “Energy” video after the jump.

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Earlier this year iHipHop was proud to release the highly-anticipated, long-delayed sophomore album from Cannibal Ox, entitled Blade of the Ronin. Now we are proud to share the visuals for “Harlem Knights” off the aforementioned album. “Harlem Knights” was shot on-site in Harlem and follows Vast Aire and Vordul Mega through the desolate uptown streets where they were raised. The release of this video marks the first official visual representation of Cannibal Ox since the release of “Painkillers” from Cannibal Ox’s critically acclaimed 2001 debut, The Cold Vein. Check out “Harlem Knights” after the jump.

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Apparently Waka Flocka Flame released a song out with Good Charlotte. In case you don’t know who Good Charlotte is, they’re a pop-punk band from the early 2000s. They had songs like “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” go gold in 2002 – further revealing my old age. They’ve pretty much been on hiatus since 2011 and haven’t recorded a new album since 2010. How do I know this? Because I’ve used my Googles. Anyway, this song is for that new Pixels film coming out later this month. Now, the tandem of Waka Flocka, a rapper who is basically losing more and more of his street cred as I type this thing out, and a seemingly irrelevant early 2000s pop group have record a music video for this “Game On” track. Honestly, when I heard this track back last month I was baffled but now, hearing it over again — along with an equally nauseating video — I’m convinced this is the worst thing to happen to rap in 2015 thus far. But you be the judge. Check out “Game On” after the jump.

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I can easily pick up on a fake/fair-weather fan. I suppose Young Thug’s fans are a good example of this as the 22-year-old Atlanta rapper continues to gain more and more traction as time goes by. Many of his so-called “fans” are quite disappointed that the emcee didn’t drop his highly-anticipated Slime Season mixtape on July 4th, as initially promised. But, really? He just dropped Barter 6 a few months ago — a project I am still enjoying immensely. But alas, Thug wasn’t just gonna keep you parched, as he drops the visuals for his Barter 6 cut, “With That.” Needless to say it’s a trip. Check it out after the jump.

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Meek Mill’s sophomore album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, is out now on via Maybach/Atlantic/Dream Chasers. Meek has been heavily promoting the album, making many appearances on various platforms. Now he’s sharing new visuals for the album’s single, “Jump Out the Face” featuring Future. The visuals are dope boy related, as expected, and premiered on MTV Jams earlier. Peep “Jump Out the Face” after the jump.

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It’s Meek Mill season and his sophomore album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, is out now via Maybach/Atlantic/Dream Chasers. Meek has been heavily promoting the album, making many appearances on various platforms. For one of those appearances, Meek joined Sway Calloway for a Five Fingers of Death freestyle. Needless to say Meek definitely killed it. Also according to Billboard, Meek’s DWMTM is projected to sell over 200k during its first week. Check out Meek Mill’s Five Fingers of Death freestyle after the jump.

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For Pitchfork’s recent episode of “Over/Under” — the interview series in which artists evaluate a series of random topics, declaring if they’re overrated or underrated — Vince Staples discusses sobriety, the Amish, KFC, Tom Cruise, PETA, Oprah, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and more. Watch his assessments after the jump.

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Don’t get it confused, kids, Redman’s got some classics under his belt. What immediately comes to mind whenever I hear the name Redman isn’t his appearance on Chappelle’s Show or sleeping on a couch on MTV Cribs but for Whut? Thee Album, Muddy Waters, and his collaborations and longstanding friendship with Wu-Tang Clan’s own Method Man (which spanned a great album in Blackout!) but as of late Red hasn’t done much in the field of music. I guess somewhere between How High and Red Gone Wild: Thee Album, people just kinda stopped caring about Red. But hip-hop’s gone through many changes since then and what with the recent East Coast revival going on, Red is in perfect position to come out with some new material — I mean, hell, if Meth is doing it then why can’t Red? So here he is, at the tender age of forty-five, Red is looking to get back into the rap game. He’ll be dropping a new project in The Preload and here he’s sharing the visuals for a track entitled “Somebody Got Robbed.” I think I typed out enough, peep Red’s “Somebody Got Robbed” video after the jump.

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For Kendrick Lamar’s latest single from his terrific To Pimp a Butterfly album (read our review here) he performs a variety of stunts, including flying down the street and rapping from atop a traffic light and while upside down. Yep, that all definitely happens on Kendrick’s “Alright.” Check it out after the jump.

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In Big Sean’s latest visual treatment for a Dark Sky Paradise cut, “Play No Games,” he’s joined by hook heavyweights Chris Brown and Ty Dolla $ign. The cool thing about this video isn’t that it’s a song by Sean or that Brown and Ty$ were guests — that is almost strictly reserved for the inspiration for the video, which is the Martin Lawrence starring hit show “Martin.” Peep the colorful video filled with stars and cameos (Can you find ’em all?) Check out “Play No Games” after the jump.

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