Dang. All right. I woke up to this. It’s the cover art for Nicki’s new single “Anaconda.” To be clear, we’d never see this on Beyonce’s Instagram and it’s not because Bey has more respect for herself than Nicki does. The Young Money Queen is feeling that pressure to stay in her Starship. Explore the issue after the jump.
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MMG is Rick Ross’s solid contribution to the rap game because it extends the power of his influence to recruit other great street artists to urban radio rotation. His two marquee acts are in a feud that Meek Mill set off on social media by calling Wale corny. Check the tweets after the jump.
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What’s better than planning a trip to Dominican Republic with your juicy on-again off-again gf? Making a fly video about it, that’s what. Bodega Bamz infuses this uptown scene with a tap dance flow and true Spanglish comedy flavor. Will be checking for more of his videos, especially if curly hair and driving other people’s luxury cars is a constant.

Video: Troy Ave – “My Day”

 |  June 30, 2014

This dude yo… He’s like 50 Cent liiiiiiiiiiiiite. Super light. Gluten-free, extra nutritious. Plus his vids leave a lot to be desired. But he’s making music a lot so he’s got that going for him. I’m just left to wonder where this pusher-from-the-streets-becomes-big-rap-star story arc goes. A mystery for all times.


Recent controversy aside, Jay-Z and Beyonce’s “On The Run” tour (beginning this week in Miami) is on track to become the second most successful tour of all-time (based on per show gross revenue) according to Forbes:

“With a week to go until the opening show in Miami’s SunLife Stadium the tour is on pace to sell almost 1 million tickets, and gross close to $100 million.”

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Shots were fired outside a Nas, ScHoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus concert at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater last night.  The shooting, which injured three people, forced the venue to be shut down as law enforcement searched for a black male with a rifle.  No arrests have been made, although ScHoolboy was detained by Jefferson County Police.   Read More

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