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Prince & Big Daddy Kane’s Unreleased “Batdance Remix” From 1989 Hits The Net (AUDIO)

(AllHipHop News) Back in 1989, Prince headed the soundtrack for the Warner Bros blockbuster superhero film Batman. The collection of tunes was also released as a Prince album. Batman the LP led the Billboard 200 album chart for six weeks and spawned the #1 hit “Batdance.” [ALSO READ: Prince Dominates Album Chart Following His Death] The single… Read more »

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Mark Jackson Quotes Birdman’s Breakfast Club Interview During Warriors-Rockets Game (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Birdman may have created the quote of the year during his very brief interview with The Breakfast Club last week. After the Cash Money Records head told DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God to “put some respeck on my name” the line was instantly added to countless memes across the internet. [ALSO… Read more »

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Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Album Is Available For Purchase On iTunes

(AllHipHop News) The Queen Bey once again shut down the world with the release of a new album. Beyoncé premiered her latest work, Lemonade, in a stunning one hour film on HBO which became the #1 trending topic on social media for hours. [ALSO READ: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” Makes Bittersweet Statement On Relationship Issues] Along with the visuals… Read more »

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Drake Announces ‘Summer Sixteen Tour” With Future & 7th OVO Fest Featuring Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa

(AllHipHop News) It’s officially Drizzy season. Drake jumped on Twitter this morning to announce two big events are coming this summer. The Toronto rapper is heading on a North American tour with his What A Time To Be Alive collaborator Future starting in July, and his seventh annual OVO Fest will begin later that month. [ALSO READ: Drake Sees… Read more »

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Former OVO Sound Affiliate ILoveMakonnen Disses Drake & OVO (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) With Drake’s Views From The 6 album set to arrive later this week, the OVO Sound crew is likely in a celebratory mood. However, one former member of the label is speaking out against Drake and his team. [ALSO READ: Drake Drops Album Cover Of ‘Views From The 6’] Atlanta based performer ILoveMakonnen posted a… Read more »

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Drake Drops Album Cover Of ‘Views From The 6’

On Friday, the world will be listening to Drake’s highly anticipated album Views From The 6. To get fans more excited for the project, the Toronto rap star posted the official album cover for Views on Twitter. From first glance, the album looks like a closeup of CN Tower, the city’s most recognized landmark. But, if you look… Read more »

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Future Might Be On ‘Views From The 6’

Drake and Future has been a dynamic duo in the rap game, and with Drake’s next album releasing this Friday, the two have possibly collaborated again. Future has tweeted that he might be on Drake’s fourth album Views From The 6. The Atlanta rapper didn’t release any official details, but tweeted that his Future Bandz Gang… Read more »

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Rapper Ra Diggs Sent To Supermax

(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn rapper Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron is so dangerous, that a judge has sent him to the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. Ra Diggs was convicted and given three life sentences in June of 2014 for his role in three separate murders in New York. Authorities maintain the rapper, who once recorded records… Read more »

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The Internet Goes In On Birdman With #BirdmanVsTheBreakfastClub Memes (PHOTOS)

(AllHipHop News) Who didn’t see this coming? Birdman’s under 2 minute interview with The Breakfast Club has become a trending topic on the internet today. The brief sit down inspired photoshoppers to take aim at the “What Happened To That Boy” performer for his unexpected reaction and instant classic quotes (“Put some respect on my name.”/”Y’all… Read more »

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Frank Ocean Says Prince Made Him Feel More Comfortable With His Sexuality

(AllHipHop News) The condolences from celebrities for the legendary entertainer Prince have been rolling in ever since the announcement of his passing on Thursday. Frank Ocean was one of the musicians to offer his thoughts about the late Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee. The channel ORANGE album creator eulogized Prince in a Tumblr… Read more »

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Kanye West Explains The Meaning Of ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Title

(AllHipHop News) Which famous Pablo was Kanye West referencing in the title of his seventh studio album? Ye took time to explain the meaning behind The Life Of Pablo during a visit to Khloe Kardashian’s Kocktails With Khloe talk show.  [ALSO READ: Kanye West Lost His Original ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Lyrics] “Which Pablo? Pablo Picasso, Pablo… Read more »

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Birdman Walks Off Breakfast Club Interview After Clashing With Charlamagne Tha God (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The Breakfast Club just experienced their shortest celebrity interview ever. The Power 105 morning crew was scheduled to speak with Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams, but the New Orleans native quickly walked out of the studio after having some choice words for Charlamagne Tha God. #WhatHappenedToThatBoy — Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) April 22,… Read more »

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Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Special Will Debut On HBO For Free (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) As members of the Bey Hive debate on what exactly Beyoncé’s upcoming hour-long HBO special titled Lemonade will involve, the pay cable channel will not prevent non-subscribers from missing whatever the superstar is planning to unveil on Saturday. The network is offering a free preview weekend running from Friday to Monday. [ALSO READ: Common Teams… Read more »

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Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar & Taraji P. Henson Included On Time’s “100 Most Influential People” List

(AllHipHop News) Time magazine has released its annual list of the “100 Most Influential People In The World,” and several individuals connected to Hip Hop were selected for the prestigious honor. Platinum rhymer Nicki Minaj, Grammy-winning emcee Kendrick Lamar, and breakout Empire star Taraji P. Henson all made the issue. [ALSO READ: Kanye West Covers Time Magazine’s “100 Most… Read more »

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En Vogue Returns With “Déjà vu” – The R&B Group’s First Single In 5 Years

(AllHipHop News) The Funky Divas are back. Award-winning R&B group En Vogue has released their first single in five years. Cindy Herron-Braggs, Terry Ellis, and Rhona Bennett reunited to provide their fans the new song “Déjà vu.” [ALSO READ: Three Questions With Glamour] The track will be included on En Vogue’s upcoming album Electric Café. The LP pays… Read more »

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BET’s 2016 Programming Line-Up To Include Hip Hop Themed Shows ‘Music Moguls’ & ‘One Shot’

(AllHipHop News) BET unveiled its 2016 programming line-up at the Upfront presentation in New York City this week. Among the new series headed to the network include a couple of shows centered around Hip Hop figures. [ALSO READ: Queen Latifah To Launch New TV Series ‘The Best Place To Be’] Music industry insiders Birdman, Dame Dash, Jermaine Dupri,… Read more »

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Black Thought To Host ‘The Last Dragon’ Charity Event Featuring Taimak & El DeBarge

(AllHipHop News) On April 26, Black Thought will host a special film screening of The Last Dragon. The screening is the first in a series of events highlighting classic throwback movies with memorable soundtracks. Each event will benefit Black Thought’s charity, GrassROOTS Community Foundation, which provides health and wellness programs for impoverished women and girls. [ALSO READ: Black Thought Discusses J… Read more »

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Quentin Miller Blames OG Maco For Exposing Him As Drake’s “Ghostwriter”; Maco Fires Back

(AllHipHop News) Even though Meek Mill first called out Drake for not writing all of his lyrics, it was actually OG Maco who named Quentin Miller as the alleged “ghostwriter.” During an interview with AllHipHop.com, Maco spoke about his fellow Atlanta rapper working as Drake’s co-writer. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: OG Maco Talks Quentin Miller Writing For… Read more »

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Royce Da 5’9″ Explains Jay Z Replacing Him On “Renegade” (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Thanks to Nas’ “Ether” there has been this sentiment among rap fans that Jay Z was murdered on his own song “Renegade” by guest rapper Eminem. Some people may not know that the track was originally an Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ record. [ALSO READ: Eminem Talks Producing For Jay Z, Nas & Redman… Read more »

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Documentary About Police Reform Activist Prohaize Running From ATL To NYC Features Jidenna, Roman GianArthur & More (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) On September 20, 2015, Hip Hop performer Edward “Prohaize” Minta began running and cycling the 750 mile journey from Atlanta to New York City in order to call for transparency and accountability between police officers and civilians. In particular, Prohaize wanted to bring awareness for the need to implement body cameras on all… Read more »

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Digable Planets Announce Summer 2016 Reunion Tour

(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop fans will soon have the chance to once again experience respected 1990’s rap group Digable Planets. The trio composed of Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira, and Craig “Doodlebug” Irving are reuniting for a nationwide summer tour. [ALSO READ: Pharrell Williams Curated Soundtrack For “Dope” Features Tracks By Nas, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called… Read more »

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Brooklyn’s Young Lito Talks Signing With Troy Ave’s BSB Records (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Brownsville rapper Young Lito is one of the artists signed to Troy Ave’s BSB Records. The “From The Bottom’” spitter spoke with Mikey T the Movie Star about meeting fellow Brooklyn representatives Troy and his manager Hovain. [ALSO READ: Troy Ave Returns With New Single “She Belongs To The Game” Featuring Young Lito]… Read more »

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Pharrell, Chad Hugo, Justin Timberlake & Tyler The Creator Discuss A Tribe Called Quest & The Creation Of ‘Justified’ (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Justin Timberlake, Tyler The Creator, and Chad Hugo were guests on a recent episode of Pharrell Williams and Scott Vener’s Beats 1 Radio show OTHERtone. Video of the conversation has now been uploaded to YouTube. The clip included the entertainers discussing being inspired by A Tribe Called Quest. [ALSO READ:  A Tribe Called… Read more »

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Geto Boy’s Willie D Addresses Calling Stacey Dash, Charles Barkley, Raven-Symoné & Stephen A. Smith “Coons” (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Willie D is a member of one of the greatest Hip Hop groups of all time. The man born Willie James Dennis rose to prominence as part of the platinum selling Geto Boys by releasing authentic and honest street music. [ALSO READ: Scarface Explains Why He Doesn’t Want To Make A Geto Boys… Read more »

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Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Album Sounds Different On Apple Music

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West declared his recent release The Life Of Pablo was a “living album” that would be altered periodically. After listeners began to notice the Chicago bred entertainer’s Yeezus appeared to be different on Apple Music than other streaming sites, questions of whether Kanye was also altering his 2013 album began to arise. [ALSO READ: Kanye West Sets… Read more »

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