December 2011

For those keeping count, we’re now into five videos off 50 Cent’s The Big 10 mixtape that’s only been out for three weeks. The latest being for the KY Miller-produced “Nah, Nah, Nah” featuring Tony Yayo. The grind continues, enjoy.

Props to ThisIs50

50 Cent – “Put Your Hands Up” (Video)
50 Cent – “They Burn Me” (Video)
50 Cent, Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder And R. Kelly Perform On ‘X-Factor’ (Video)

T.I.’s latest trailer for the upcoming Fuck Da City Up mixtape gave us a glimpse of The Kang and Dr. Dre in-studio. While it’s unknown where the end result of their workings will end up, TIP speaks on his one-on-one experience with the legendary producer.

“Dre was here. He sent for me over to the spot. We really just turned up more than anything else. It was about creating chemistry. Of course we can get together, he got hot beats and I got dope rhymes, so we can always get together and make music. But for people to feel what we’re sayin’ and for it to sound like a party comin’ through your speakers, you gonna have to create some chemistry. So that’s what we spent more time doin’ than anything else; developing that chemistry.”

Props to MTV

Previously: T.I. Makes Magic With Dr. Dre In Studio (Video)


Recently, Nas spoke on the 10th anniversary of Stillmatic. Today, God’s Son reflects on the album which garnered his first platinum plaque, 1996’s It Was Written. In an interview with XXL‘s Carl Chery, he speaks on reaching the one million mark on that LP, working with Dr. Dre in the midst of the East Coast/West Coast beef, and Tupac having issues with him following “Street Dreams.”

For “Street Dreams” what was the process like to clear the Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams” sample?

Oh, they took everything. They took everything. Word. For real.

That song also partially led to ‘Pac taking issue with you ’cause he had the same track on All Eyez on Me that he released that same year. What was your reaction when you heard that ‘Pac accused you of taking the same track?

See, I was always into ‘Pac early before his controversial side blew up all over America and the world. I was already into his music. I saw him as a kindred spirit, I saw him as a brother, so it was like beefin’ with your brother. Not even beefin’, it felt like, your brother over there’s a little mad. This is an issue right now, so you gotta deal with it.

After the jump, Nas talks his studio experience with Dr. Dre and Lauryn Hill….


While Jay-Z and Kanye West are doing 4 million dollar sweet 16 parties in Dubai, Drizzy finds the time to join fans in karaoke. RealTalkNY came up on this Youtube footage of Drake performing “What’s My Name” karaoke with one lucky in fan at the Sunset Saddle Ranch, a restaurant in West Hollywood.

After the jump, footage from the Mall of America riot, which was said to be caused by a rumor that Drake and Lil Wayne would be at the mall.

Waka has been through a lot this year. Instead of acting out, Flocka channels his stresses into a new video, off his last mixtape Salute Me or Shoot Me 3. Hold ya Flockaveli.

Cory Gunz feat. Meek Mill “YMCMB MMG” Video after the jump…


With the pace 50’s releasing videos at, we’re probably going to get a visual for every song off The Big 10. No complaints on our end, watch his latest clip for the Jahlil Beats-produced “Put Your Hands Up.”

Props to ThisIs50

Watch the the official video for LoveRance x 50’s “Up!”, and details on 50’s “Are You A Street King” contest after the jump….


T.I. and Dr. Dre have been cooking up some new music lately. In the second trailer for TIP’s upcoming Fuck Da City Up mixtape, we get a preview of the two hip-hop heavyweights in a studio session. Now will the song in the background appear on the new mixtape or TIP’s forthcoming Trouble Man LP? We’ll find out on January 1st.

Watch the first trailer after the jump….


The late Heavy D’s death was surrounded with questions and mystery. However, reports have finally surfaced detailing what exactly killed the veteran rapper. According to various sources Heavy passed away from pulmonary embolism.

A pulmonary embolism is a blockage of one or more arteries in the lungs — most often caused by blood clots which travel in from other parts of he body. In Heavy’s case, the clot was formed in his legs. (via TMZ)

The coroner’s office found that Dwight Arrington Myers, better known as Heavy D, died of a blood clot in his lung. He also suffered from deep leg vein thrombosis and heart disease.
(via LATimes)

Heav was on board a long flight from Wales after the Michael Jackson tribute concert. The long plane ride was also a likely contributing factor.

after the jump, news on Slim Dunkin’s murder suspect after the jump… (more…)

In this week’s episode presented by VoyR titled “Giveaway,” we’re introduced to contest winner Brian. The lucky fan won a pair of tickets to catch The Throne live from Kanye’s manager, Don C. Watch their recap as we follow the winner leading up to showtime.

via AllYeezyEverything

Catch all the previous episodes after the jump….



After hearing a preview, Bobby Ray liberates the second single off his sophomore album with fellow ATLien André 3000. The Salaam-Remi produced cut which samples T.I.’s verse off Drake’s “Fancy,” will appear on Strange Clouds due March 2012.

New Music: B.o.B Feat. André 3000 – “Play The Guitar” (prod. by Salaam Remi) (Full Version)

STREAM “Play The Guitar”

Purchase “Play The Guitar” on iTunes

Previously: B.o.B Feat. Lil’ Wayne – “Strange Clouds” (Video)

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