August 20, 2013

Azealia Banks can't compete with Iggy Azalea's success, 'Work', & 'Change Your Life'


Little by little, it seems like the once relevant female rapper Azealia Banks is slowly fading out and sliding down the ranks of relevancy in the music industry. Girl does have talent, which is clear (especially in her hit song '212')—if only she could channel it into other gigs besides being a monstrous internet troublemaker and all-around bully. 

Although perhaps difficult to maneuver, rapper/rival Iggy Azalea's recent rise to success with 'Work', 'Bounce', and 'Change Your Life' ft. T.I., in addition to an MTV VMA nomination, is a lesson Banks could take a few notes on in saving her own artistry. 

August 14, 2013

Controversy over Kendrick Lamar's remix to Big Sean's 'Control'

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Controversy over what could be considered West Coast rap legend-in-the-making Kendrick Lamar's most classic verse to date. A remixed version of Big Sean's 'Control' features K Dot calling out the names of his peer rap competitors, including Drake, A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, Pusha T, Tyler the Creator, Wale, Meek Mill, and more.

Some could even call it a diss, but...

August 11, 2013

Chanel West Coast of YMCMB calls out rappers for not "freestyling" on VladTV

Chanel West Coast, the Ridiculousness reality star who recently signed to Young Money, was put on the spot to freestyle on VladTV. After the spit, she subtly calls out other rappers—no one in particular—for not rapping off the top: "I know a lot of people like to say they be freestyling, but, we all know how it goes..."


August 9, 2013

Iggy Azalea talks being proud of 'Work' and releases tentative tracklist for The New Classic

Recently, Australian emcee Iggy Azalea entertained District MTV with femme force and personal preferences the world has yet to hear.

Iggy was met by an array of of personal preference questions, to which she responded:
  • East or West Coast; because she's calls the WC home.
  • Hippie or Punk; because of their long flowing hair.
  • Nike or Louboutins; given.
  • Victoria's Secret or Superbowl; because of the half-time shows.
  • Etc.

August 8, 2013

Brooke Candy keeps Susan Boyle on her Twitter and unfollows everyone else

Looking at Brooke Candy's Twitter account, the controversy is that (as of today) she's unfollowed all but one person: Susan Boyle!

Kid Ink recruits Young Jeezy and YG on 'Bossin Up' (Remix)

A first cut of Kid Ink's 'Bossin Up' from the Almost Home album featured the New York flows of French Montana and A$AP Ferg. This time around, Ink recruits rappers Young Jeezy and YG to beef cake & "boss up" the remix.

Future comes clean on album & single titled 'Honest'

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They say that the truth will set you free—FreeBandz that is! Atlanta space cadet/rapper Future has released the title track 'Honest' to his forthcoming album also titled Honest.

Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, and the case of 'Collard Greens'

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Another round of soulful, "soul-food" rap. Schoolboy Q dropped the video to 'Collard Greens', which features Kendrick Lamar and a cameo appearance from Macklemore. 

August 6, 2013

Ab-Soul premieres alter ego 'Christopher DRONEr' in this epic song

Instead of asking who is Stevie J, people need to start asking who 'Christopher DRONEr' is.

One of hip-hop's Top Dawgs Ab-Soul introduces the world to 'Christopher DRONEr' on a freshly released track.

August 5, 2013

Blazing Audubon & A$AP Ferg collaboration on 'Smoke Signals' from Hotel Audubon mixtape

Rappers Audubon and A$AP Ferg are starting a campfire on this fire collaboration, which has resulted in 'Smoke Signals'!

Off of his recently released Hotel Audubon mixtape, Chicago Height's rapper and MTV reality star Audubon released a cut which features none other than A$AP Ferg. 

August 4, 2013

Yee-Haw! Stalley prepares to drop "Honest Cowboy" mixtape

Giddy-up for MMG rapper Stalley's upcoming project, Honesty Cowboy, which releases August 8th.

RiFF RaFF doesn't know "What You Mean" - Doe Boy remix

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We all know 'what you mean' when you bring the rice out.

And that's code for: "Shut sh*t down", a trick Jody Highroller is pulling from up his sleeve on a recent remix of Doe Boy's "What You Mean".

August 1, 2013

Money is the reason for Harmony G's track "Maybach Season"

Fresh out the oven, a new female artist named Harmony G is bringing out the heat this "Maybach Season".