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Ace Cosgrove

#DMVOnTheMove: Ace Cosgrove Embraces Representing The Youth’s Vigilant, Hostile Voice

(AllHipHop Features) Washington, DC is set to host the annual Broccoli City Festival this Saturday at the St. Elizabeth East Gateway Pavilion. Among the acts sharing their talents that day will be rapper-on-the-rise Ace Cosgrove. The DMV representative will hit the stage in front of his home crowd with his band BobMoeKill. The musicians made… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Kap G Talks ‘El Southside’ Mixtape, Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy & Pharrell Being His Mentor

(AllHipHop Features) George Ramirez was born in Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital and raised in the mostly African-American section of College Park, Georgia. The young Mexican-American grew up playing basketball at the local Boys & Girls Club, and he often spent time at the homes of those same neighborhood kids. It was that Hispanic heritage mixed… Read more »

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Yazz The Greatest

EXCLUSIVE: Bryshere “Yazz” Gray Talks Playing Michael Bivins In BET’s New Edition Biopic

(AllHipHop Features) Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph, and Johnny are getting the biopic treatment. BET announced the members of the Boston-bred R&B group New Edition will be the subject of an upcoming miniseries about their careers, and Empire star Bryshere “Yazz” Gray was tapped to play New Jack Swing pioneer Michael Bivins. [ALSO READ: BET… Read more »

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PREMIERE: ‘Empire’ Star Bryshere “Yazz” Gray Talks “Got That Work” Single & Working On The Hit Show

(AllHipHop Features) The stars of Fox’s hit series Empire have once again lent their voices to an upcoming album centered around the smash hit. Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2 Volume 2 – set to arrive in stores on April 29 – includes appearances by Serayah (Tiana Brown), Bre-Z (Freda Gatz), Jussie Smollett (Jamal Lyon), and Bryshere… Read more »

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Issa

EXCLUSIVE: Atlanta’s Issa Takes Listeners To The Moon & Back With New Cassius Jay Produced EP

(AllHipHop Features) Earlier this month Atlanta rapper Issa dropped his latest project Blue Moon. The 7-track EP was produced entirely by fellow ATL representative Cassius Jay. The album’s title is reflective of the two creators’ experience recording together. [ALSO READ: #ATLRiseUp: Issa Is Looking To Use His “Trap Conscious” Movement To Be The Voice Of… Read more »

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Toronto Artist Shan Vincent De Paul Talks ‘Saviors’ Album, Presenting Both Sides Of Religion & The Rise Of The 6

(AllHipHop Features) The city of Toronto has birthed some of the biggest hit makers over the last several years. With a new breed of artists such as Drake, The Weeknd, and Tory Lanez leading the way, “The 6” has become a hotbed for finding acts likely to takeover playlists throughout North America. It is from… Read more »

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HighDefRazjah

Meet HighDefRazjah – The Artist/Producer Cosigned By Lex Luger, Mike Will Made It & Rae Sremmurd

(AllHipHop Features) Any up-and-coming producer would value the chance to have their work be the first thing listeners hear on a major label performer’s debut album. HighDefRazjah was able to experience that rare opportunity when RCA recording artist A$AP Ferg opened his Trap Lord LP with the Razjah produced “Let It Go.” Having a breakout… Read more »

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Jay IDK

#DMVOnTheMove: Jay IDK Is Expanding His Tribe Of Supporters By Ignorantly Delivering Knowledge

(AllHipHop Features) Last August, promising Hip Hop artist Jason “Jay IDK” Mills let loose his latest music collection. Subtrap is a 15-track excursion through the mind of several characters created by the Maryland-raised wordsmith. The world was introduced to King Trappy III, Jon Jon, Matt, Ed, and Chris as each fictional individual offered his own tales… Read more »

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Usher

Usher Discusses “Chains” Video, Police Brutality, & Backlash For Beyonce’s “Formation”

(AllHipHop Features) Back in October of 2015, Usher Raymond used his celebrity status to bring awareness to the issue of racial injustice through an interactive music experience. The 8-time Grammy winner premiered the visuals for his song “Chains” featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly on the Tidal streaming platform. The “Chains” video honored different victims of… Read more »

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Proof

1973-Forever: Remembering D12’s Proof [VIDEO]

The opening track of Proof’s Searching for Jerry Garcia album, “Knice,” captures the essence of the Motor City emcee in a very captivating way.  Set at the First Annual Detroit Hip-Hop Awards, the host’s voice soon fades and then we hear Proof thinking aloud: “My city loves me; I love my city.  I feel like I’m letting… Read more »

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A Conversation With Ray J About WE tv’s ‘Driven To Love’, New Music, Vince Staples & Scoot-E Bikes

(AllHipHop Features) Ray J may very well be the reigning king of reality television. The 35-year-old entertainer has starred on Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business, Bad Girls All-Star Battle, and Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. However, it was the two seasons of the relationship show For The Love Of Ray J that first… Read more »

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ChazFrench

#DMVOnTheMove: Chaz French Uses Vulnerability In His Music To Foster Positivity In His Listeners

(AllHipHop Features) The region around the nation’s capital is the next locale set to be a major center point of the Hip Hop industry. Chaz French is among the young performers rising from the District of Columbia. The 24-year-old emcee is already making noise across the country thanks to his well received projects Happy Belated… Read more »

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T Dubb-O

Three Questions: T Dubb-O: Obama, Activism And Bars

T-Dubb-O deems himself an artist, revolutionary and a gangster. That is a serious concoction inside one being. And the St. Louis representative’s newly released album The Drop that Spilled the Cup exemplifies this mantra. The album is hood consciousness at its rawest. Like an unexpected punch to the gut, T-Dubb strikes without a filter and… Read more »

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Cipha Sounds

EXCLUSIVE: Cipha Sounds Discusses ‘No Small Talk’ Series, Getting Support From Jay Z & Funniest Rappers

(AllHipHop Features) Cipha Sounds first made a name for himself in entertainment as a DJ and radio personality. New York City woke up to Cipha’s voice for seven years when he sat beside Peter Rosenberg on Hot 97’s The Morning Show. While being the host of a top rated radio program earned the Bronx native… Read more »

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Malachiae

EXCLUSIVE: Malachiae Warren Discusses His New Project ‘Heard U Was In My City’

(AllHipHop Features) Last summer Malachiae Warren arrived on the R&B landscape with his Hip Hop influenced The Ride Out EP. Eight months later, Malachiae has returned with a new collection titled Heard U Was In My City.  [ALSO READ: #ATLRiseUp: Malachiae Warren’s “Ghetto Smooth” Sound Is Merging Atlanta’s Hip Hop & R&B Traditions] “Heard U… Read more »

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SmokeDZA

EXCLUSIVE: Smoke DZA Names His Top 5 Pro Wrestlers Dead Or Alive

(AllHipHop Features) The WWE’s annual Wrestlemania is the Super Bowl, Academy Awards, and presidential election of professional wrestling – an event where icons are etched into the annals of sports entertainment. The 32nd edition of Wrestlemania is scheduled to take place in Arlington, Texas on April 3, and more grapplers will certainly use the occasion… Read more »

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