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Big Sean invaded 30 Rock this weekend, appearing on Saturday Night Live for the first-time ever as a solo artist. Sean, whose I Decided album hits stores on February 3, took to the SNL stage to perform his lead single “Bounce Back” which is making an impact on the Billboard charts currently. Introduced by guest host Aziz Ansari, Big Sean would return for a second time, debuting the song “Sunday Morning Jetpack” off the album. During a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1, Sean Don revealed that song features an appearance from Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter The-Dream.

Available for pre-order now on iTunes, I Decided features contributions by Eminem, The-Dream, Jhené Aiko, DJ Mustard, Metro Boomin, DJ Dahi, and Amaire Johnson.

Watch Big Sean on Saturday Night Live below.

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Travi$ Scott delivered one of 2016’s best albums with his Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight sophomore LP. The album became Scott’s first-ever No. 1 album, and since then the Houston rapper/producer has continued to push the project with appearances on late-night television.

La Flame continued his promo run with a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! serving as musical guest. Backed by an incredible visual graphic display, Travi$ gave a stellar performance of the latest single off Birds, “Goosebumps.”

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Joey Bada$$ is gearing up for a big 2017, lead by the release of his new album ABBA due later this year. The Brooklyn MC recently did a photoshoot with GQ, where during a break Bada$$ decided to spit a few rhymes off the top. Wearing a hoody, Joey gives a quick one-minute performance as key words are highlighted by some cool animated additons.

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Donald Glover isn’t the only rapper not named Quavo, Offset or Takeoff who loves “Bad and Boujee.” During Migos’ sold-out show at The Novo in Los Angeles last night, the Atlanta trio brought out a slew of special guests for their No. 1 hit single. Chance The Rapper, Lil Yachty, 2 Chainz, YG and Ty Dolla $ign, as well as Lakers stars Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson, all joined Migos on stage as they delivered another “Bad and Boujee” performance for the books.

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Migos will be releasing their new group album CULTURE next week on January 27. To promote the project, Offset, Quavo and Takeoff appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (Jan. 17). Taking to the studio stage, the Atlanta trio performed their smash-hit and current No. 1 record on the Billboard Hot 100, “Bad and Boujee.”

Available for pre-order now on iTunes, CULTURE features guest appearances by 2 Chainz, Travi$ Scott, DJ Khaled and Lil’ Uzi Vert.

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In this photo released by Warner Bros., a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is seen at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)

Rae Sremmurd brought their infectious energy to a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show last Thursday (Jan. 12). During their appearance, Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee performed their No. 1 Billboard smash-hit “Black Beatles” off their SremmLife 2 sophomore LP. The studio audience also participated in the #MannequinChallenge, which took social media by storm and played a part in the duo’s rise to the top of the Hot 100 chart.

Airing on Monday (Jan. 16), watch Rae Sremmurd’s takeover on Ellen below.

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Sampha appeared as musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday night (Jan. 13). Seated at a piano as the background colors of red and orange surrounded him, the British singer gave a flawless and beautiful performance of “(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano.” Released earlier this week, the moving record is dedicated to Sampha’s mother Binty Sisay, who passed away in 2015 after battling cancer shortly after her son moved back home to be by her side.

“(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano” appears on Sampha’s debut album Process, due February 3 via Young Turks.

Watch the touching performance below.

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SZA made her late-night television debut on Thursday night (Jan. 13), appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The TDE songstress took to the indoor stage, to perform her new single “Drew Barrymore” live for the first-time. The song, which can be purchased on iTunes now, is our first preview of the 26-year-old’s upcoming new album titled CTRL.

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A$AP Mob announced their second annual Yams Day concert, taking place at Madison Square Garden’s The Theater on January 18. TDE, T-Pain, Tyler, the Creator, Cam’ron, Danny Brown, Joey Bada$$, Lil’ Uzi Vert and more make up this year’s lineup, paying tribute to the late co-founder of A$AP Mob.

The Harlem collective also appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night (Jan. 12), where the A$AP Rocky-lead collective and Atlanta’s Key! performed the song “Crazy Brazy.” The song appears on A$AP Mob’s Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends LP, out now.

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It hasn’t always been a smooth ride since for SZA since joining TDE, but it looks like her long-awaited album is round the corner — and we can’t wait. Last night, SZA performed an intimate show at New York City’s Neueouse, where she gave fans a first taste of her upcoming project. Among the material was a new song with Travi$ Scott apparently called “Love Galore,” which already sounds like a summer anthem.

Don’t miss SZA performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight.

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