OG Maco
(OG Maco)

MissInfo: When I get fed up by all the passive aggressive boasting on twitter, all the crap that gets wrapped up and presented like “creative” writing genius, and all the holier-than-thou post-racially-correct how-dare-you thinkpieces… I find a happy place with a song of anti-social, often ignorant, “aggressive content” (c) 50 Cent. For the past month or so, that song has been “(Bitch) U Guessed It” by Atlanta’s OG Maco. (Prior to that it was Stitches “Brick In Yo Face” which was totally terrible and embarrassing…and of course, young Bobby Shmurda.)

But right now…it’s all about OG Maco. This song sounds like a 2014 Mystikal on a syrup bender with a jumbo side order of demonic possession. Yet another voice out of what I’ve been calling ALT-lanta. Maco released an EP with Key! last month called and now there’s a video!

Watch OG Maco (with an appearance from his boy Rome Fortune) tear the telly up in “U Guessed It”…
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Boaz has been in beast mode all summer, and less than a month after dropping his Real Name, No Gimmicks Vol. 1 EP, the Steel City spitter returns with a fiery video to his !llmind-produced heater, “Like This.” With Matt Meehan behind the lens, Boaz spits his rhymes into the camera with as much fire as the rising flames that surround him. It’s junkyard dog rap at its finest, but just grimy enough to bump in the Benz. Stay tuned for Boaz’s Rostrum Records debut dropping this Fall.

Watch the video below…

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After five years with the house that Hov built, Wale has parted ways with Roc Nation Management, XXL confirms. You may notice the MMG rapper has already been removed from Roc Nation’s website, because his move actually happened earlier this summer with his previous manager, Rich Kleiman, shifting his focus to Roc Nation Sports.

Keeping it in the sports field, Wale has since signed with 77 North Management, the company founded by British tennis star Andy Murray who also manages the majority of LeBron James’ affairs. The decision appears to be purely career-driven as Wale looks to finish his upcoming LP, The Album About Nothing, due later this year.

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New Music: Wale “The Followers”
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Wale Responds to Meek Mill, And Defends Being Different

clark

Earlier this week, DJ Clark Kent and Ronnie Fieg got up with the fellas of Juan Epstein to talk shop abuot their upcoming sneaker event on Sept 21st. But as expected, it turned into a huge rap history lesson from the legendary Brooklyn DJ and producer.

While Ronnie Fieg basically rode shotgun as Clark took Juan Ep down his incredible memory lane, Fieg is a bonafide streetwear star in his own right. And one key takeaway for sneakerheads is the fact that Ronnie talked about his upcoming Adidas collaboration, which will both honor the members of the NYPD/FDNY who gave their lives after the 9/11 Terrorist Attack by including elements of their uniform. Also, proceeds will be donated to their families.

Listen below…

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It feels like every rapper and their aunt has remixed Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N***a,” but now the Brooklyn kid’s street smash gets a true West Indian makeover as Mavado, Junior Reid, Popcaan and Jah X jump on the official reggae remix. While you’re absorbing the new sounds, read Bobby’s new interview with The FADER here.

The dance took off first, that’s how a lot of people caught wind of you. But dancing is huge in West Indian culture. BOBBY: I got a lot of talent man. A lot of hood niggas don’t be having talent. We be outside, we dance, we rap, we do all that. We just ourselves. A lot of people scared to be themselves. Nobody can’t say they don’t dance. When nobody home, you in your mirror, if you want to dance inside, you better dance outside. You letting another nigga tell you you can’t dance? That’s what make me think you pussy, if you don’t want to dance now ’cause the next man is here.

Listen to the official “Hot N***a (Reggae Remix)” below…

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the game the documentary 2

The Game is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his debut album in the best way possible: by dropping the sequel. The Compton rapper announced on Instagram today that he’s planning to release The Documentary 2 on January 18, 2015, exactly 10 years after he formally introduced himself to the world with The Documentary. It’s worth pointing out that January 18 falls on a Sunday and not on a Tuesday, which is industry-standard for album releases, so don’t expect the date to stick. Still, we appreciate the sentiment.

The bad news: The Game’s other upcoming album, Year of the Wolf, has been pushed back. The project was initially slated for a September 30 release, but will now arrive two weeks later on October 14. Set to be released through his own Blood Money imprint, it’ll be Game’s first fully independent album since 2004′s Untold Story, despite fuzzy reports that he finally got the Cash Money deal he’s been waiting for.

Read The Game’s announcement below…

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warren g made in la

Noisey conclude their “Made In America” documentary series by spotlighting the historic musical hotbed known as Los Angeles. Directed by Lance Bangs, Made In LA begins with a chat with Warren G, who recalls shooting his classic “Regulate” video while stood on the corner of 21st and Lewis, the very block which inspired the song. The 15-minute film also includes interviews with Trash Talk, Egyptian Lover, Ariel Pink and more as it looks to cover the many genres synonymous with the City of Angels.

Watch the documentary below…

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In one of his more personal interviews, A-Trak passed by HOT97 to discuss his early history as a turntablist turned DJ/producer, how he met Kanye West, and more. A-Trak says he intially touched base with Kanye out in the UK by chance when he was booked at the same event as him. From that chance meeting, the two built a very close working relationship and toured together for years after.

New York, don’t forget the annual Fool’s Gold Day Off party goes down on Labor Day. Purchase your tickets here.

Watch CNN’s interview with Ebro In The AM below…

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danny brown

From Rustie’s “Attak” to Lucki Eck$’s “Weightin’ On,” Danny Brown has been killing his guest verses lately. Keeping his streak scolding hot and nicely varied, the Detroit MC pops up on “Hate Machine,” the new single from California rockers The Neighborhood. The result can only be described as South Asia meets South Atlanta, yet Danny’s verse, arriving past the midway point, is worth the wait. Is there any beat this guy can’t body?

Listen to “Hate Machine” below…

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Goodie Mob brethren Big Gipp and Cee Lo Green have released a new video for “Shine Like Gold.” Keeping the plot lighthearted, the boys from ATL find themselves lusting after some fine ladies in a number of different situations. They even forces themselves to dress as twins in an attempt to nab the pair of lookers.

“Shine Like Gold” will be featured on Gipp’s sophomore set Zagga.

Watch the video below…

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