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2014 Governors Ball Lineup Announced

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Today, Governors Ball announced its 2014 lineup and it looks like the rumors are true; Outkast will headline more than one festival this summer. (more…)

2014 Coachella Lineup Announced

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That Outkast reunion is really happening guys. (more…)

The 20 Best Hip-Hop Videos Of 2013

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The music video has taken on a new role and purpose in the hip-hop zeitgeist. In the current high-paced, disposable media landscape, videos have shifted away from the big-budget, atypical events they had developed into over the course of the prior two decades. You don’t need an accomplished director, a six-figure budget, or tropical backdrop to create an acclaimed rap video these days. That heightened accessibility for artists has given us a closer, more authentic look into their cities and their natural environments. (more…)

The 60 Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2013

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The songs listed here, in no particular order, represent the look and feel of hip-hop in 2013. A song hopes to capture a moment, in the same way that an album, more broadly, hopes to capture an experience. Some of the more complex emotions about luxury, love, loss, defiance, honesty, lust, ingenuity, politics and compassion sprouted from this year’s crop of rap moments. (more…)

The 35 Top Hip-Hop News Moments of 2013

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New Music: Drake — “Trophies”

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After a roughly a three month wait, Drake stays true to his promise and releases the official version of his “Trophies” collabo with Hit-Boy. (more…)

New Music: Drake — “We Made It (Freestyle)” (feat. Soulja Boy)

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Drake gives his take on DeAndre’s “We Made It.” Might be time to put the “Versace” flow away for a bit, Aubrey. (more…)

Mixtape Download: Fabolous “Soul Tape 3″

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Loso comes through with a Christmas gift for all of the hip-hop heads across the web. (more…)

Photos: Marz Lovejoy 2013 Holiday Party w/ Prodigy, Sammy Adams, Tennille, DJ Brooklyn Dawn, WcKids & More

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Video: Beyoncé – “Mine” feat. Drake

Drake on a joint that he mentioned during his CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson. This Bey business is sounding a LOT like the hip hop album of the year. And that just screws everyone’s list.

Video: Beyoncé – Drunk In Love feat. Jay Z

I take back everything disparaging I ever said about Hov. He’s the champ forever. Beyoncé is his queen. They rule the world and their love looks better than mine. Jelly-monster pardon, please.

Album Review: Childish Gambino – Because The Internet

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iHipHop Exclusive Interview: Dee-1 Talks Signing to RCA, His Mom’s Reaction to Becoming a Rapper, Going to College & More

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iHipHop Exclusive Video Interview: Alex Wiley Talks A3C Volume 3, Playing Action Bronson in Basketball, Getting Roofied & More

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Versace, Versace: 15 Name Brand Loving Hip Hop Songs

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Music and fashion walk hand in hand in pop culture, so it’s no surprise that fashion has influenced some of our favorite hip hop tracks. From sportswear lines like adidas to high-end couture like Versace, rappers are naming the brands they love, and sometimes even getting endorsement deals along the way. Here are 15 hip hop videos that celebrate love of fashion.

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