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Video: Nipsey Hussle x Young & Reckless “Crenshaw” Collection

 If you live in Los Angeles. . .the real Los Angeles. . . then you may have seen the Nipsey Hussle billboards on Crenshaw Blvd, near Leimert Park. Those billboards are promo for his latest collaboration with streetwear brand, Young & Reckless. The Marathon Clothing teamed with Young & Reckless to bring you a number of CRENSHAW inspired shirts, hoodies, jackets, and headwear for men and women. Check out this 2 minute video of Nipsey explaining how and why the collaboration came about.

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Video: BEeFF – BEeFF n Dis

Coming off their recent article in LA Weekly, BEeFF dropped a new visual to stimulate your mind, artificially.

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Video: Nipsey Hussle Sits Down With Bootleg Kev

 

Nipsey Hussle chopped it up with my bro Bootleg Kev and clarified his reasoning behind his past differences with Dr. Dre. Then he broke down the significance of “Crenshaw” in his everyday life and music career. Keep reading to watch the interview.

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News: Jay-Z Ranks His Own Albums From Best To Worst

In honor of his 44th Birthday, Jay decided to switch it up and critique his own collection of hit records on his site today.Although, he has Kingdom Come at the very bottom, I feel like he has to give that album more credit; Lost Ones?, Show Me What You Got?. . .

Keep reading to see the complete list

 

According to the man himself:

1. Reasonable Doubt

2. The Blueprint

3. The Black Album

4. Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life

5. American Gangster 

6. Magna Carta Holy Grail

7. In My Lifetime Vol. 1

8. Blueprint III

9. The Dynasty Roc La Familia

10. Vol. 3… Life And Times of S. Carter

11. Blueprint 2

12. Kingdom Come

I had to put my favorites in bold.

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Music: Kendrick Lamar Responds to Meek Mill in Brooklyn

Meek Mill just released his response to Kendrick Lamar “Ooh Kill ‘Em” and tonight Kendrick came for Meek while performing in Brooklyn. According to AllHipHop.com Kendrick referring to Meek’s single, Levels said

“There’s one n***a in particular that needs to realize that there’s ‘levels’ to this s**t. I’m MOTHERF**KIN’KING KENDRICK.”

You can read Meek’s Twitter response when you read more.

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Music: Timbaland Joins Roc Nation

Life + Times has announced the official signing of Timbaland to the Roc Nation family. The terms of the deal have not been released but it’s safe to assume its a production deal.

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News: Kendrick Lamar Sells Over 240,000 Copies In First Week

As the first week sales roll in, it is safe to say that Kendrick Lamar’s debut Studio Album, Good Kid, M.a.a.d City, Has sold over 240,000 copies since it’s release on October 22nd. The final numbers come out to 242,122 copies sold. In an industry where artist are selling 3,900 copies in their first week, 240K is an outstanding feat for an artist from Compton with not much radio and club play.

Congrats Kendrick! 

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Music: Rihanna – Unapologetic (Artwork)

Her new single is already number one and now reveals the artwork and title for her new album, Unapologetic.

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News: Lyor Cohen Steps Down as CEO of Warner Music Group

One of my idols the legendary Lyor Cohen has decide to step down as CEO of Warner Music Group, the position he has been holding since 2004. Looking forward to Cohen’s next move.

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Music: Nas & Lauryn Hill Announce Life Is Good/Black Rage Tour Dates

Nas & Lauryn Hill reunited back in June for Hot 97′s Summer Jam and now they are setting out on tour together. Lauryn will only appear for 10 of the dates and tickets go on sale Friday. Lauryn is also possibly dropping her single Black Rage soon. Read more for the dates.

Oct. 6 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion (NAS ONLY)

Oct. 20 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona State Fairgrounds (NAS ONLY)

Oct. 26 – Asheville, NC – MOOG Festival (NAS ONLY)

Oct. 27 – Nashville, TN – Riverfront Park (NAS ONLY)

Oct. 28 – New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Festival (NAS ONLY)

Oct. 29 – Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom

Oct. 31 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center

Nov. 2 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

Nov. 3 – Norfolk, VA – NorVa Theatre (NAS ONLY)

Nov. 4 – Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall

Nov. 7 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

Nov. 9 – Rochester, NY – Main Street Armory(NAS ONLY)

Nov. 11 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

Nov. 14 – Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre

Nov. 16 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

Nov. 17 – Magna, UT – Salt Air

Nov. 19 – Oakland, CA – Fox Oakland Theater

Dec. 31 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall (NAS ONLY)

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