May 2014


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One of hip-hop’s favorite boy bands is gearing up to drop a new album and have a brand new single produced by hitmaker Bryan Michael Cox. The ATL quartet will release a sequel to their 2000 LP J.E. Heartbreak, called J.E. Heartbreak Too, later this year. Jermaine Dupri is on board as executive producer.

“Making a sequel to a classic album is difficult,” Dupri said in a statement. “We don’t want to stray from the blueprint of the first album. It’s definitely a challenge, but the fans won’t be disappointed.”

Update: Lyric Video added

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As you may have heard, 50 Cent threw out probably the worst opening pitch in baseball history at the Mets game the other day. Seriously, the ball was further left than the Communist Party USA. However, Fiddy was seen throwing strikes in the pre-game warm up session, leading people to suggest that this was all an elaborate (and surely desperate) attempt to promote his Animal Ambition album, which hits stores next week.

So, did 50 really miss the home plate on purpose? “Oh no, no. It slipped, it slipped out of my hand,” he protested with a wry smile during an interview on Good Morning America. He also explained that it was Curtis, not 50 Cent, who threw the pitch. “I’m trying to get Curtis to be like 50 Cent,” the rapper joked. Well, Curtis Jackson gon’ Curtis Jackson.

After his interview, 50 Cent took the stage in Central Park to perform “In Da Club,” “Just a Lil Bit” and “Smoke” alongside Trey Songz for Good Morning America‘s Summer Concert Series.

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While his long-awaited debut album Angry Young Man, which is executive produced by this guy you may have heard of called Just Blaze, remains in that “coming soon” limbo, OnCue warms us up with this brand new loosie. More than just a throwaway record to get his SoundCloud stats up, “AYM Coming Soon” is a statement. A statement that he can fire you up as well as he can mellow you out (see “DSFM“). A statement that, as he screams on the hook, no one is fucking with him. And a statement that you should definitely get excited for AYM.

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Missinfo.tv readers are in for a treat today as we are giving away a pair of tickets to see Cam’ron, A-Trak and Salva in NYC on Saturday night (May 31). It all goes down at Terminal 5 in Manhattan and you can expect some extra special guests all night long. To win:

1. Reply in the comments with your email address and favorite Dame Dash moment caught on video (leave Youtube link)

2. Tell us which festival did A-Trak and Info gave out survival tips (Hint: and leave the Youtube link).

Purchase tickets here

Thanks to Winner Seth!

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Mary J. Blige packs up and leaves the drama behind her. The Queen of R&B and Hip-Hop Soul returns in “Suitcase,” the first offering off the upcoming Think Like a Man Too soundtrack. Backed by the sounds of piano keys and syths, MJB books a one-way ticket away from the lies and frustrations of a rocky relationship.

The film, a sequel to 2012’s Think Like a Man, stars Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Adam Brody, Kelsey Grammer, Jerry Ferrara, Michael Ealy, and more. Directed by Tim Story, the film hits theatres nationwide on June 20.

Listen to MJB’s “Suitcase” below.

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B.o.B is addicted to the paper chase in “All I Want,” the new video in support of last year’s Underground Luxury. Directed by Dennis Liu, Bobby Ray just wants to be in the presence of plenty, plenty, forms of currency. Watch the MTV premiere below as B.o.B’s latest album is out on iTunes.

The mixtape, No Genre 2, coming soon.

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The popularity of Mila J’s “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up” continues to rise. The latest artist to add their lyrical view on the relationship subject is We the Best’s own Vado. Keeping the original version in tact, V-12 opens the song with a quick 16, spitting some game to a significant other. The official remix featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Problem, and Kirko Bangz can be heard here.

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No need to pinch yourself, Justin Bieber surprises fans with one left-field collaboration in the song “Looking For You.” Known for his love for rap culture, the pop superstar takes his appreciation to another level, heading down to the traps of Atlanta and calling on Migos for a knocking club-ready song.

The Biebs ventures off looking for the hottest party with pretty ladies as the Migos trio of Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset join the wild ride around the world. Definitely one unexpected pairing from the Canadian entertainer.

Sound off on Bieber and Migos’ “Looking For You” below.

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It looks like the L.A. Clippers won’t be calling an old racist their owner for much longer. According to the L.A. Times, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is set to take the franchise off Donald Sterling‘s hands for approximately $2 billion.

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50 Cent’s fifth solo album, and first since departing Interscope Records, Animal Ambition hits stores in five days. The one collaboration many fans were eagerly awaiting was “Flip on You,” featuring TDE’s own ScHoolboy Q. Originally intended for the L.A. rapper’s Oxymoron debut LP which released back in March, fans can now enjoy the two MC’s in top lyrical form over a clever sample flip by Nascent.

The song will serve as a bonus cut on the deluxe edition of 50’s album.

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