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UK grime artist Skepta has been generating some hype over the last few months, despite being active within the UK scene for over the last ten years. With a Drake shoutout and Kanye West’s “All Day” performance (in which Ye gives Skepta a shoutout as well) the 32-year-old veteran is finally getting that much needed (and deserved) recognition. Thankfully Brooklyn’s Flathbush ZOMBiES aren’t ignorant and have certainly been paying close attention to the UK grime scene as they have Skepta join them for “Redeye to Paris.” This track goes and we hope our American readers will check out some more Skepta material after hearing this. Check out “Redeye to Paris” after the jump.

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In a recent interview with French media outlet Clique TV, Kanye West discussed many of his usual talking points; race, class, fashion, corporations, Drake, the state of pop and rap music, the quality of North West’s toys, etc. As usual, it’s worth a listen. It’s over a half hour, so go make yourself a sandwich and sit back comfortably. Check out the full interview after the jump.

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Does anyone know exactly what the current situation is with Ohio rapper Machine Gun Kelly? After dropping Lace Up in 2012 he’s become quite the reclusive, dropping only a handful of music since. He released his eight mixtape Black Flag in 2013 and hasn’t done much in the way of projects. Is he still on Bad Boy? Is he even rapping anymore? MGK looks to answer those questions in 2015 as he drops “Against the World,” a new single. Check it out after the jump.

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If you’ve been reading iHipHop long enough then you’re certainly no stranger to my support for Miami rapper Denzel Curry. I’ve countlessly praised this 20-year-old ever since I was introduced to him via SpaceGhostPuurp’s Raider Klan group. When Curry dropped his debut full length album Nostalgic 64 back in 2013 my interest in his music grew tenfold and although he’s dropped some gems since then with tracks like “Feel Like That,” “Certified,” and “Ultimate” Curry has yet to put out a full-bodied work like Nostalgic 64. But that appears to be ending this coming May 26th when he’s set to drop his double EP entitled 32 Zel / Planet Shrooms. Needless to say I am hyped and after hearing “Envy Me,” the first official preview of the forthcoming double EP, I am definitely going to be incessantly staring at my calendar waiting for that date to finally arrive. Anyway, peep “Envy Me” after the jump!

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From his new record deal, to dropping “Correct,” “NY Raining” featuring Rita Ora, and joining Hot 97 for a lengthy discussion, Charles Hamilton is back. And now he’s capping off his press run by joining Sway for a “5 Fingers of Death” freestyle. Check it out after the jump.

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Charles Hamilton, who recently inked a new record deal, dropped “Correct,” as well as another track with Rita Ora entitled “NY Raining” has begun his comeback. Hamilton stopped by Hot 97 to discuss his departure from the rap game, his inevitable comeback, and even spits a great freestyle to boot. Check it all out after the jump!

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Waka Flocka Flame’s “disgust” over the actions displayed in Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s (SAE) viral clip has prompted the rapper to cancel his April concert at the University of Oklahoma. In addition to Waka responding to SAE’s offensive behavior earlier this week via an Instagram post, he appeared in an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar on Tuesday to share more of his thoughts.

“My initial reaction when I seen the video, I was more like hurt. More like disgusted, because I knew those kids, I performed for those kids,” the Atlanta rapper said in reference to a 2014 concert at the university. “They made me feel like a brother. Just to see what a person does behind closed doors was more disgusting than hurting. I wasn’t angry, I was just disgusted.”

Check out the full interview between Waka Flocka Flame and CNN after the jump.

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The previous report that Kendrick Lamar’s new album is [Untitled] is false. The official album title is To Pimp a Butterfly. Album release date still March 23rd.

Read more, including the track listing, after the jump.

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The Game will be releasing the followup to his 2005 breakout album The Documentary later this year. For “Ambitionz of a Rida,” the album’s single features Detroit’s “Try Me” superstar Dej Loaf. The track was premiered by DJ Skee/DASH Radio earlier today, but you may stream it in full after the jump right now.

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