Meek Mill is a free man. The MMG rapper has been released from prison on Tuesday (Apr. 24), after a ruling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. “We are thrilled that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has directed Judge Brinkley to immediately issue an order releasing Meek on bail,” said Meek’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina in a statement. “As we have said all along, Meek was unjustly convicted and should not have spent a single day in jail.”

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Tee Grizzley’s Activated debut album arrives on May 11, with appearances by Chris Brown, Jeezy, Rae Sremmurd, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and YFN Lucci. “From The D To The A” collaborator Lil’ Yachty is also featured on the album, reuniting with Detroit’s new rising star on “2 Vaults.” Premiered on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio on Tuesday (Apr. 24), listen below.

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After dropping a Hype Williams-inspired video for “ATM” last week, J. Cole returns with a second set of visuals in support of his brand spankin’ new album K.O.D. Co-directed by J. Cole and Scott Lazer, “Kevin’s Heart” stars Kevin Hart himself, who goes about his daily business — grocery shopping, driving, dining — while dealing with scrutinous looks, seductive temptation and suffocating fans. The message: it’s easy to judge celebrities for fucking a good thing up when you don’t have to deal with being famous yourself.

K.O.D., which broke both Spotify and Apple Music’s first-day streaming records, is out now.

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Wu-Tang Clan’s A Better Tomorrow album may have been an anti-climatic (not to mention late) celebration of their 20th anniversary as a group, but thankfully it looks like their 25th birthday will be one to remember. To commemorate two-and-a-half decades of their ruckus-raising debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Masta Killa and Cappadonna are set to headline this year’s A3C Festival in Atlanta and treat fans to what’s being dubbed “the Wu-Tang Experience” (more details coming soon).

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Kanye West has been dominating the chatter lately, and not just because he’s got a bunch of new music on the way (a 7-song solo album, a joint LP with Kid Cudi, plus he’s producing Pusha T, Teyana Taylor and Nas’ upcoming albums, all of which are dropping in the next few months). Over the weekend, Kanye voiced his support on Twitter for Candace Owens, a black conservative pundit who once described the Black Lives Matter movement as “poisonous.” Needless to say, Kanye’s tweet went down as well as his meeting with Donald Trump.

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After exploring Peter Parker’s teenage years in last year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, Marvel are now turning their attention to Spider-Man’s web-slinging nemesis in Venom. The upcoming film finds Tom Hardy taking the lead role as Eddie Brock, the most infamous character to host the alien symbiote, with Woody Harrelson, Riz Ahmed and Michelle Williams supporting.

Venom hits theaters on October 5.

UPDATE (4/24): Watch a brand new full-length trailer below.

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Gucci Mane or T.I.? Whoever deserves to lay claim as the originator of trap music, there’s no denying Zaytoven’s importance to the genre (better yet, culture). In the latest installment of their documentary series The Note, Red Bull Music explores how the legendary Atlanta producer honed his music skills in Church and became one of the key sonic architects behind trap music’s rise, a go-to collaborator of Gucci Mane, Future, Migos and many more.

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Westside Gunn and Conway rolled up something good on 4/20, but somehow it managed to slip past our radar (like we need to explain what “somehow” means). Anyway, here’s the brothers Worthy sprinkling a little magic on a mellow (and drum-free) beat from The Alchemist called “Budz.” It was announced a while back that Al produced Gunn and Conway’s upcoming Hall N Nash project, so be on the lookout for that.

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The countdown is now on, as Janelle Monáe highly-anticipated Dirty Computer album arrives in four days. Exactly one week ago, Monáe released the soulful “I Like That,” a record that listeners instantly loved. The Kansas City native now debuts the official video, where Janelle once again delivers another eye-catching visual. Watch Janelle Monáe’s flawless glow with various looks below and pre-order the album here.

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As music lovers currently digest J. Cole’s newly released K.O.D. album, the project is already setting new marks on various streaming platforms. After the title track set a new opening day record, the album has now broken both Apple Music and Spotify’s first-day streaming record. The Verge reports that K.O.D. was streamed 64.5 million times on its first day in the U.S. on Apple Music. It surpasses the previous record holder, Drake’s VIEWS, by nearly 1 million streams. Currently, seven out of the top 10 most streamed songs in a 24-hour period on Apple Music are now from K.O.D.

Spotify U.S. also announced on Monday (Apr. 23) that Cole World’s new studio LP was streamed 36.6 million times in the first 24 hours, also breaking the record for most first-day streams in the U.S. for an album.

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