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COSEBOC’s 10th Annual Gathering Kicks Off in NYC

(AllHipHop News) The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color hosts its 2016 Gathering of Leaders for its national membership and K-12 school leaders, featuring informative workshops on cultural pedagogy, trauma, school-to-prison pipeline, rites of passage and more; influential speakers; tours of successful NYC schools and historical sites; and a recognition event to applaud a… Read more »

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RECAP: Lupe Fiasco Spellbinds Crowd During ATL Tour Stop (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop Features) If there was ever any doubt that Lupe Fiasco is capable of captivating a crowd, one would have only had to experience his “Tour For The Fans” appearance at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta on Monday night. Over an hour into the Chicago native’s set, Lupe was still able to mesmerize his audience with the nearly… Read more »

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Chief Keef Blasts Zaytoven For Allegedly Giving Different Rappers The Same Beat (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Chief Keef and Atlanta producer Zaytoven have connected on songs together such as “Let Me Know” and “Flattered.” But Sosa fans should probably not expect to hear the rhymer on any other Zay tracks in the near future. [ALSO READ: Chief Keef Releases Surprising Collaboration With Cee Lo Green and Tone Trump] Footage of… Read more »

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G Herbo Reflects On The Deaths Of Bankroll Fresh & Capo (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Over the past year, two up-and-coming rappers lost their lives due to gun violence. Atlanta’s Bankroll Fresh was murdered in March, and Chicago’s Capo was gunned down in July of last year. Fellow Chitown native G Herbo (fka Lil Herb) spoke with DJ Smallz about both tragic deaths. [ALSO READ: Twista Speaks On Capo Passing] Herbo… Read more »

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Chief Keef Releases Surprising Collaboration With Cee Lo Green and Tone Trump

Did You Ever Expect Chief Keef Working With Cee Lo Green? Well, it definitely just happened. Earlier today, the “I Don’t Like” rapper released the new single “Violence” featuring Cee Lo and Philadelphia rapper Tone Trump via YouTube. Unlike most of his music that features a  hard trap beat to follow his dill-inspired rhymes, “Violence”… Read more »

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King Louie is Set to Make His Television Debut on BET’s “The Yard”

King Louie is heading to your television screen. The Chicago rapper is set to appear in the new BET scripted series The Yard. The show centers on a newly elected president (played by Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose) of the fictional Georgia A&M as she deals with the college’s freshman class. It is still unknown as to what… 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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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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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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Twista Wants To Showcase His Paintings In A Gallery

(AllHipHop News) During an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago rap legend Twista discussed his upbringing in the city and his plans for the future. Twista explained how violence has impacted his family growing up in the Chicago. Over the course of his career, Twista has lost three bodyguards. A car accident claimed the life… Read more »

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#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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Kanye West On Taylor Swift VMA Incident: “That Was The Beginning Of The End Of My Life” (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) At one point it seemed like the Kanye West/Taylor Swift conflict had died down. Then after the release of Kanye’s new album, The Life Of Pablo, the feud reignited because of Ye’s lyrics about at Taylor on “Famous.” [ALSO READ: Taylor Swift Responds To Kanye West’s “I Made Her Famous” Remark During Grammy Speech (VIDEO)]… Read more »

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Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Becomes The First Album To Hit #1 Off Mostly Streams

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West made history. The Chicago rhymer’s The Life Of Pablo became the first album in music history to land at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart off mostly streaming numbers. [ALSO READ: Spotify Adds Genius Annotations For Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’] The publication reports TLOP earned 94,000 equivalent album units. Only 28,000… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Nick Grant Gets Opening Slot On Dave East’s “Hate Me Now” Tour

(AllHipHop News) Nick Grant’s 2016 is set up to be a huge year. After becoming the flagship artist for Jason Geter’s Culture Republic, the Atlanta-based emcee has now earned an opening slot on Dave East’s North American “Hate Me Now” tour. [ALSO READ: PREMIERE: Nick Grant Releases Cinematic Visuals For “The Plan” (VIDEO)] “As someone who’s… Read more »

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Chance The Rapper Reportedly Set To Release New Project In April 2016

(AllHipHop News) Chance The Rapper arguably had the standout verse on Kanye West’s latest album The Life Of Pablo. The Chicago rhymer stole the show on the opening cut “Ultralight Beam.” With that major mainstream look under his belt, fans of the SAVEMONEY member may be getting brand new Chance music soon. [ALSO READ: Common, Queen Latifah, Chance… Read more »

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“Don’t Tell Em”: Jeremih Earns Gold Certification For ‘Late Nights’ Album Despite Slow Start

(AllHipHop News) Last night Def Jam recording artists Jeremih celebrated the RIAA Gold certification for his project Late Nights.  The Grammy nominated singer was surprised with a dinner party to celebrate his third studio album becoming RIAA Certified Gold. Jeremih’s manager, J. Erving, gathered the singer’s friends, family, and business associates for an intimate dinner to… Read more »

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Lollapalooza 2016 Line-Up Revealed

Lollapalooza is marking it’s 25th anniversary this year and are calling for the biggest names in the music industry for the special event. Headlined by Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundystem, and J. Cole, other performances will include Future, ASAP Ferg, Danny Brown, Vic Mensa, Skepta, Vince Staples, Flatbush Zombies, Jazz Cartier, G-Eazy, Bryson Tiller, and… Read more »

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