New Music: Joey Bada$$ – ‘Victory’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: Joey Bada$$ – ‘Victory’ Another “Victory” for Joey Bada$$. Ahead of his sophomore album ABBA, the New York rapper teams up with Mtn Dew and the NBA for his latest release, “Victory.” The Kirk Knight and Adam Pallin-produced boom-bap-infused banger allows Badmon to flex his dexterous flow. “This feels like a victory,” he raps. “Competition is slim to me / It’s his story, it’s history / Homie, this is my story, no mystery.” Packing his verses with basketball...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Exclusive: Jermaine Dupri Talks Mariah Carey Album, Bryson Tiller Collaboration
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4 mins ago Interviews News Exclusive: Jermaine Dupri Talks Mariah Carey Album, Bryson Tiller Collaboration From “Always Be My Baby” to “We Belong Together,” Jermaine Dupri is responsible for crafting some of Mariah Carey’s biggest hits. Now, the dynamic duo is back at it again with Mimi’s latest single “I Don’t” featuring YG. In between filming the fourth season of Lifetime’s hit series “The Rap Game,” the So So Def mogul called into Rap-Up to discuss his latest collaboration with the “Mariah’s...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
NxWorries’ Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge Perform on ‘Fallon’
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18 mins ago TV Appearances NxWorries’ Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge Perform on ‘Fallon’ Hot off a politically-charged Grammy performance with A Tribe Called Quest, Anderson .Paak joined Knxwledge as NxWorries on “The Tonight Show.” The Yes Lawd! duo transformed the “Jimmy Fallon” stage into a living room for the TV debut of “What More Can I Say” on Valentine’s Day. Backed by a string quartet arranged by Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Anderson opened the set laying down on a couch. Soon, his girl walked in and...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Carlos Santana Clarifies Beyoncé Comments
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4 mins ago News Carlos Santana Clarifies Beyoncé Comments It seems Carlos Santana heard the BeyHive. Following a swarm of criticism over his controversial Beyoncé comments, the legendary musician has issued a statement. “I would like to clarify a comment that was reported when I was doing an interview for some upcoming shows in Australia & New Zealand,” he wrote in a Facebook post. “My intent was to congratulate Adele on her amazing night at the Grammies. “My comment about Beyonce was regretfully taken out...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Video: Jidenna – ‘The Let Out’
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1 min ago Music Videos Video: Jidenna – ‘The Let Out’ With just two days before The Chief arrives, Jidenna unleashes a music video for his single “The Let Out” featuring Nana Kwabena. The clip begins at a dinner table, where the Wondaland rapper is enjoying some chicken and conversation. But in between chats, he’s also trying to make an escape for a night of fun out on the town. Once he is finally able to leave the house, the Chief hops in a Honda Civic and rolls out with his loved ones. Jam-packed, one of his...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Wale Remixes Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’
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6 mins ago New Music Wale Remixes Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ Wale takes on Ed Sheeran. Shortly after dropping his Lil Wayne-assisted single “Running Back,” the D.C. spitter remixes the British crooner’s chart-topping hit “Shape of You.” Folarin adds his own flavor to the infectious pop smash, blending singing and rapping with impressive balance. “You fine,” he raps. “I just want you to shine / You’ll be out of your mind / Once that anatomy mine / That’ll be that / Won’t let you ever look...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Rick Ross Announces ‘Rather You Than Me’ Release Date
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11 mins ago Videos Rick Ross Announces ‘Rather You Than Me’ Release Date Rick Ross called on another boss, Chris Rock, to announce the release date for his Epic Records debut, Rather You Than Me. The comedian made the big reveal in a short video posted on social media, confirming that his follow-up to 2015’s Black Market is set to arrive March 17. “What’s up to my man, Ricky Ross, Ricky Rozay, the greatest rapper alive,” said Rock. “He’s got a new album coming out called Rather You Than Me. It drops March...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
New Music: NAV feat. The Weeknd – ‘Some Way’
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1 min ago New Music New Music: NAV feat. The Weeknd – ‘Some Way’ After partying it up with superstar friends for his 27th birthday, The Weeknd links up with NAV for “Some Way,” the first single off the XO singer/producer’s debut project. Abel kicks off the track with a stinging verse that seems to address Justin Bieber, who recently called his music “wack.” “I got some bars for a ni**a if he wanna see / Dress up your talk if a ni**a wanna talk to me / Fuck your phone calls, I don’t want apologies,” he...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
New Music: Sevyn Streeter & Luke James – ‘Nothing Even Matters’
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4 mins ago New Music New Music: Sevyn Streeter & Luke James – ‘Nothing Even Matters’ In honor of Valentine’s Day, Sevyn Streeter and Luke James team up on a collaboration for the lovers. The R&B duo puts their sultry spin on Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation classic “Nothing Even Matters.” Sevyn kicks things off before Luke joins her for a harmonious duet. “Now the skies could fall / Not even if my boss should call,” sings Sevyn. “The world it seems so very small / ‘Cause nothin’ even matters, at...

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Stream Kent Jones’ ‘The LUH Tape’
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42 mins ago New Music Stream Kent Jones’ ‘The LUH Tape’ While Migos offered greeting cards and D.R.A.M. told a Muppet love story, Kent Jones caters to the ladies this Valentine’s Day with an aptly-titled mixtape. The LUH Tape is a 14-track effort featuring romance-themed tracks like “Different Lover,” “Independent Lover,” “Summer Time Lover,” and “Love Letter.” THE MOMENT IS FINALLY HERE! LUH TAPE❤️OUT AND AVAILABLE NOW !!🚨🚨 This is all for you baby,every melody, every lyric...

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