Lil Yachty and Carly Rae Jepsen Recreate ‘It Takes Two’
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1 min ago News Lil Yachty and Carly Rae Jepsen Recreate ‘It Takes Two’ Almost 30 years after the original, Lil Yachty teams up with Carly Rae Jepsen to recreate Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock’s classic 1988 party starter “It Takes Two” for Target. The sponsored collaboration was produced by Mike WiLL Made-It, who gives the original a revamped feel. Meanwhile, Lil Boat flips a famous Rob Base verse into a new one about himself. “I wanna rock right now,” raps Yachty, who was also recently in a Sprite ad. “I’m Lil...

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017
New Music: H.E.R. – ‘Your Way’
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2 mins ago New Music New Music: H.E.R. – ‘Your Way’ H.E.R. is back with another sultry, soothing cut. After raising eyebrows with her mysterious H.E.R., Vol. 1 project, the artist formerly known as Gabi Wilson returns with the melodic underwater vibes of “Your Way.” Featuring smooth harmonies, “Your Way” delivers confidently seductive lyrics. “There ain’t nothing left to say,” sings H.E.R. “Wait until we’re standing face to face / I’ll make sure there’s no delay.” The late-night bedroom...

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Monday, 06 February 2017
New Music: Kap G feat. Quavo – ‘No New Friends’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: Kap G feat. Quavo – ‘No New Friends’ Much like Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne, Kap G and Quavo need “No New Friends,” as they reveal on their new collaboration. The Migos rapper kicks off the track with a rhyme about his “bestie” Benjamin Franklin, hanging out in Calabasas, and having his flow jacked. “Came in with a new style and the whole world stole it,” he raps. “They try to act like they don’t see it / They try to act like they don’t hear it / Motherfuck a fake...

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The Game Avoids Jail Time After Punching Off-Duty Cop
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1 min ago News The Game Avoids Jail Time After Punching Off-Duty Cop The Game is avoiding jail time on charges stemming from a 2015 basketball game, in which he punched an off-duty Los Angeles police officer in the face. According to TMZ, the Compton rapper struck a deal to avoid 120 days in jail after pleading no contest in the case, however, he will still face three years of probation, 120 days of community service, and 26 anger management courses. Originally, back in June of 2015, Game pled not guilty. In December 2015,...

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Video: Chance the Rapper – ‘Same Drugs’
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16 mins ago Music Videos Video: Chance the Rapper – ‘Same Drugs’ Chance the Rapper gets nostalgic in the Muppet-filled music video for “Same Drugs,” the latest single off his critically-lauded mixtape Coloring Book. Shot using vintage camera effects, the Jake Schreier-directed clip begins with Chano playing the piano next to a Muppet-like songstress. Together, they sing the serious yet endearing song about past drug issues and newfound happiness. When the performance ends, snow falls, and the Chi-town spitter...

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Video: Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Ain’t Nothing’
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1 min ago Music Videos Video: Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Ain’t Nothing’ Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign have no problems with police in the video for their new Mike WiLL Made-It-produced banger “Ain’t Nothing.” The Goodboyshady-directed clip begins with the Rubba Band Businessman sipping alcohol out of a coffee mug, draped in a Versace robe. Soon, however, the clip turns into a high-speed chase, where sexy police officers pull the trio over. What looked like it could have led to...

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Kanye West Withdraws Support for Donald Trump
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1 min ago News Kanye West Withdraws Support for Donald Trump Yeezy is no longer on Team Trump. After endorsing and meeting with then-President-elect Donald Trump, Kanye West is now against the current POTUS, according to TMZ. The report, which does not cite sources, claims that West removed all of his supportive Trump-based tweets because he is unhappy with the President’s first two weeks in office. He isn’t alone as Trump’s actions, including a controversial executive order on immigration, have sparked nationwide...

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Premiere: 50 Cent’s Son Marquise Jackson Drops Debut Single ‘Different’
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Premiere Randy Singleton 42 mins ago New Music Premiere: 50 Cent’s Son Marquise Jackson Drops Debut Single ‘Different’ On the 14th anniversary of his father’s debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’, 50 Cent’s first-born son Marquise Jackson unleashes his own intro to the rap world with “Different,” premiering exclusively on Rap-Up. “That’s the first song that I ever, ever made,” Jackson tells Rap-Up. “ my first complete song with a hook and verses and everything. It was more or less me just...

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Video: Wale feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Running Back’
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1 min ago Music Videos Video: Wale feat. Lil Wayne – ‘Running Back’ Just one day after Super Bowl Sunday, Wale and Lil Wayne go for a touchdown in the video for “Running Back,” their football-inspired collaboration off Folarin’s upcoming album, Shine. The video kicks off with a contemplative Wale, before Weezy plays the role of Tom Brady to his James White, handing off an imaginary football in front of a neon-colored backdrop. From there, backed by a dazzling array of colorful projections, the MMG rapper...

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Exclusive: 50 Cent’s Son Marquise Jackson Launches Rap Career, Opens Up About His Father
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13 mins ago Interviews News Exclusive: 50 Cent’s Son Marquise Jackson Launches Rap Career, Opens Up About His Father As a child, Marquise Jackson watched his father 50 Cent make his career-defining debut Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in their living room. Today (Feb. 6), on the seminal album’s 14th anniversary, Marquise embarks on his own rap career with “Different,” his debut single, premiering exclusively on Rap-Up. “That’s the first song that I ever, ever made,” says the 20-year-old. “ my first complete song...

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