With a fiancée like JuJu, there’s no wonder why Cam’ron’s ex-girlfriends are all jealous as hell. Directed by Killa and K. Spence, 2 Chainz helps the Harlem Diplomat warn all the other dudes out there that the wrong ex can truly make your life a living hell. Watch the fellas duck and dodge psycho exes in their video for “Snapped.”

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It’s been a minute since we’ve been blessed with new tunes from JMSN, but today the mysterious musician pops up on this new version of “Beautiful Torture” by Soulection producer esta. Crooning about life and love, JMSN floats with grace over the flittering production. His new project, tentatively titled The Blue Album, is on the way.

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Forbes announced the Cash Kings 2014 — the list of the highest-paid hip-hop artists of the year — this morning, and you can probably hazard a guess who’s number one. That’s right: the artist with the least amount of actual music, Dr. Dre.

After coming in at a close third last year, the Doctor has pretty much cakewalked his way to the top with a whopping $620 million in earnings over the last calendar. Not only is that the highest amount the Cash Kings list has ever seen, it’s more than the combined earnings of all 24 of his peers on the list. Of course, he can thank Apple’s $3 billion takeover of Beats for that.

Meanwhile, regular contenders Jay Z and Diddy are tied in second place with $60 million earnings each, while Drake and Macklemore round out the top five as they both triple their respective income from 2013.

Check out the full 2014 Cash Kings list below…


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Atlanta rapper Key! may not have a major hit like iLoveMakonnen (“Tuesday“) or OG Maco (“U Guessed It,” a solo cut from the pair’s joint EP,cGive Em Hell), but the sleeping giant has had a busy-ass year, dropping a bunch of projects including No One Is Ready 2 and 808Keys. For his latest release, Key! joins forces with production duo FKi for the aptly titled FKeyi, a six-track EP that — in his own words — is “like pop star Key!” Now, Key!’s no stranger to more melody-driven music (just peep last year’s When I Tried to Write for Kid Cudi), but his ambitious efforts are a success, especially the bright and bubbly “I Understand” featuring iLoveMakonnen.

Also be sure to read Key!’s new interview with The FADER, where he talks about this new project and why he’s pissed off with all the swag-snatching in Atlanta.

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Following suit from King Kendrick, The Game keeps all eyes on Compton today as he, too, shares a new single from his forthcoming album. Calling on fellow street soldiers 2 Chainz, T.I. and Yo Gotti, the Blood Money boss serves up a blistering, siren-ringing banger titled “Really.” Despite the heavyweight guests (which seems to be a main theme on his upcoming Year of the Wolf LP), Jayceon steals the spotlight with a snarling verse, in which he as a few words for the West Coast’s current crop of stars — K. Dot included.

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DJ Clark Kent appeared as the first guest on the debut episode of On The Record, hosted by Aqua of HipHopWired. In the crate diggers special, the Brooklyn producer/DJ goes deep into his memory about working with the likes of Biggie, Jay Z, Sauce Money, Jaz-O and more in the mid ’90s.

Throughout their conversation, Clark remembers some old times with B.I.G. and reveals that he still has a stash of records from the “The Hard Pack” aka Hov, Sauce and Jaz. Whether they’ll see the light of day or not is another question.

Watch part two of the interview below…



The leader of the Kardashian army officially filed for her divorce papers in Los Angeles court this past Monday (Sept 22). After 23 years of marriage, Kris and Bruce Jenner are calling it quits. Though they separated about 11 months ago, the former couple maintained a peaceful relationship and continued to film for their hit reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Court documents show Kris cited irreconcilable differences as the cause of their split and requested joint custody of daughter Kylie, who is still a minor.

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Gucci Mane might not be seeing freedom for another 3 years but his musical legacy doesn’t look like it will be stalled. The incarcerated rapper is on the verge of dropping another album on October 17th. The title is Trap God 3; the subject matter is flipping bricks and cooking chicken. Here’s one from the cut.

Listen to “So Hoody” below…



Jae Murphy serves as the tour DJ for both rapper Problem and singer-songwriter Eric Bellinger. Prepping the release of his debut album Howard To Hollywood, Jae Murphy rounds up The Game, Problem, and Bellinger on the bouncy club record “You Playin.” Produced by Jereme Jay, hit the parties with DJ Jae Murphy below.

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The wait is finally over: Kendrick Lamar is back with the first single from his forthcoming sophomore album. With Rakhi (“Black Boy Fly”) behind the boards sampling “Who’s That Lady” by The Isley Brothers, TDE’s leading man preaches peace and love — most importantly, love of self — on “i.” The world’s been wondering whether King Kendrick can follow-up good kid, m.A.A.d city with another classic album, and this is a promising first sign.

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