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Nipsey Hussle’s long-awaited Victory Lap debut album is out everywhere, released last week. The Crewnshaw rapper continues to hit the pavement, continuing his promo run with a visit to New York City this week. Along with visits to The Breakfast Club and Sway in the Morning, Neighborhood Nip appeared on MTV’s TRL where he performed the song “Last Time That I Checc’d.” Nipsey would later sit down with DC Young Fly and guest Ludacris to discuss the album, his favorite song currently being “Blue Laces 2” and more.

Watch Nipsey Hussle on TRL below.

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After a brief break from social media, Lil’ Yachty returned to Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday night (Feb. 20). The Atlanta rapper his Lil Boat 2 project is set to arrive on March 9. Lil’ Boat also revealed the mixtape’s artwork, where he is seen standing in the middle of the ocean. Arriving in a little over two weeks, Lil Boat 2 serves as the sequel to Yachty’s debut commercial mixtape released back in 2016. It included the 20-year-old’s breakout song “One Night,” and guest appearances by Young Thug, Quavo of Migos, Skippa da Flippa and more.

See the artwork below.

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BlocBoy JB has made history. The Memphis rapper’s “Look Alive” collaboration with Drake debuts at No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Released earlier this month, the record makes BlocBoy the first rapper with no prior Hot 100 history to debut in the top 10 since Will Smith’s “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” in 1998. BlocBoy is also the first artist to debut in the top 10 with an initial Hot 100 hit since Harry Styles last year with “Sign of the Times” (debuted at No. 4).

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With his Beerbongs & Bentleys sophomore album due later this year, Post Malone is hitting the road. Following the success of his Billboard No. 1 smash-hit “rockstar,” Posty announces a North American tour with 21 Savage. Starting Apr. 26 in Portland, the tour will make stops in major cities like Vancouver, Denver, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Las Vegas and San Diego before wrapping up on Jun. 24 in San Francisco. Support Malone and 21 will be Bay Area group SOB X RBE, whose “Paramedic!” standout appears on Kendrick Lamar and TDE’s Black Panther: The Album soundtrack.

See the full 28 tour dates below.

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After dropping the Rags and Robots last year, EarthGang are gearing up to complete their trifecta of R-Rated EPs with Royalty. Before the full set drops this Friday (February 23), the Atlanta duo team up with fellow Dreamville signee Ari Lennox on the Childish Major-produced “Nothin’ But the Best” to remind the world they can expect “nothing but the best” from J. Cole’s fledglings.

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Snoop Dogg has a Gospel album titled Bible of Love set to drop on March 16. Before that arrives, Uncle Snoop drops off the 220 EP. The 8-track appetizer features guest appearances by Jacquees, Dreezy, Kokane, Lunchmoney Lewis and more. Coming in at 32 tracks, Bible of Love includes contributions from Faith Evans, The Clark Sisters, Rance Allen and more.

Stream 220 below.

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God has answered our prayers for a new YG album in 2018. During the All-Star Weekend festivities in his hometown over the weekend, the Bompton rapper gave a quick PSA and announced his next LP is called Stay Dangerous. Give “Suu Whoop” a few more spins while we wait for the rest of the details.

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Fresh off the release of Black Panther, which is expected to make over $235 million by the end of this four-day weekend, Michael B. Jordan appears in the latest episode of Complex’s Sneaker Shopping. Kicking it with Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in NYC, Michael talks about his love for Jordan 1 Breds, his thoughts on reselling culture and what it’s like growing up with the same name as the greatest basketball player of all time.

After Black Panther, no one has an excuse for confusing him with anyone else anymore.

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rapsody chrome

“Chrome (Like Ooh)” is the latest song off Rapsody’s GRAMMY-nominated album Laila’s Wisdom to get the video treatment. With directors Chad Tennies and Mac Grant calling the shots, the black-and-white video follows three young teens who carry out a carjacking, only to find themselves in the middle of a shootout between the guy they carjacked and a police officer. Anyone else getting “Alright” vibes from this video?

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big daddy kane tiny desk concert

He may not be prolific as he once was, but Big Daddy Kane still knows how to put on a show. The Smooth Operator recently stopped by the NPR offices to take part in their popular Tiny Desk concert series.

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