The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards have wrapped up and though we’re sure you’d rather be watching the cyphers the live performances aren’t that bad. And this year BET brought out the big guns of the modern era, including Bobby Shmurda, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and Migos. Perhaps the biggest takeaway during this was that the young stalwart from the ghettos of East NY, Brooklyn Bobby Shmurda closed the event with his hit single “Hot N***a”, an incredible feat for someone who literally blew up over the summertime. Check out the live videos after the jump.
Homicidal. Freddie Gibbs with no regard for human life on these Drake/40 specials. His flow alone is a song but he so carefully chooses when to deploy it that it’s still a Best Kept Secret for the Gary Gravedigger. Freestyle session after the jump.
Bey-Z rises from the rubble unscathed. Amber Rose pulls a J-Lo with her almost-not-a-dress. Nicki pulls her dress together by seams. RiFF RaFF, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift play their positions clumsily and look really and truly not cool bruh. Check the pics and videos after the jump.
A video that convinces me Ty Dolla $ign eats the breakfast sampler in the strip club. On 2Chainz’s running tab. We’ll give you three guesses why this is Not Safe For Work. If you need two, go click after the jump.
Sugar Factory Films takes it back to 2001 by unveiling the previously unreleased video for “Y’all Been Warned” from the Clan’s album Iron Flag. While not a spectacular video itself, it’s great that this visual has seen the light of day as I’m a big fan of the immensely underrated Iron Flag. Read More
Drake on a joint that he mentioned during his CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson. This Bey business is sounding a LOT like the hip hop album of the year. And that just screws everyone’s list.
Dark gangster goth and car chase motifs dominate here. Cha$e tells us we’re not living if we’re not living well. Can’t help but agree when viewing the interior of the exclusive hotels in the vid.
The INNANETAPE by SAVEMONEY rapper Vic Mensa has made his year more intriguing by the week. From appearance at MTV’s Rapfix to impressive Five Fingers Of Death freestyles, the young genius is creating an indelible mark. Check the recap of his tour stops.
The Childish One got to the top spot on iTunes with his album Because The Internet. Surfing this buzz, here he is on Kimmel.
Big Apple banger Grafh premieres the video for his recently-released track.
The homey Khomari Flash directs this new CJ Fly joint, the only video so far from Thee Way Eye See It. Download it if you haven’t yet.
Marz Lovejoy released a new single and equally dope video today called “Discouraged.” The track was produced by Grammy Award winner Om’Mas Keith and newcomer Mike Swoop, while the video was shot and directed by GRVTY.