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Tinashe finally released her JOYRIDE sophomore album back in April. With no plans of slowing down and always giving back to her fans, the R&B singer returns with a new record called “Like I Used To.” On the mid-tempo produced by Smash David and Hitmaka, Tinashe is ready to move on from a significant other after the trust and love faded away.

Hear it below.

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Lil’ Kim appears to be in a groove musically, open to unleash new records more frequently. Earlier this year, the Queen Bee released her new single “Spicy” with Fabolous and followed that up with its music video last month. Kimmy Blanco is now back, giving her loyal fans another new single, this one titled “Nasty One.” A mid-tempo record for the clubs, Lil’ Kim keeps the slick raps coming when it comes to sex talk.

Out now in international markets, get “Nasty One” on iTunes in North America at midnight.

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z shocked music lovers last week with their surprise album, Everything Is Love. The long-awaited joint album from the power couple debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart this week. The Carters were edged out this week by band 5 Seconds of Summer, whose third studio album Youngblood took the No. 1 spot. Despite being released on a Saturday afternoon as a TIDAL exclusive last weekend, Everything Is Love moved 123,000 (70,000 in traditional album sales). The project did not become available on iTunes and all streaming platforms until the following Monday (Jun. 18).

While the Hip-Hop community continues to mourn the death of XXXTentacion, his ? album rose to No. 3 on Billboard this week with 94,000 units. The project previously hit No. 1 on the chart during its debut week, back in late March. Nas’ first album in six years, NASIR, lands at No. 5 on the Billboard 200. The Kanye West executive-produced opus is Nas’ 12th Top 10 album, moving 77,000 units opening week (49,000 traditional album sales).

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The journey to Nas’ 11th studio album has been a long one. The iconic Queens MC’s last full-length LP, Life Is Good, came out six years ago in 2012. Since then, fans have been teased, until things were made official via a shocking announcement by Kanye West in June. After much patience and anticipation, Nas’ new album has finally arrived. Entitled NASIR, the 7-track project is the 4th body of work executive produced by Kanye West to drop in as many weeks. Premiered at a listening session in NYC under the Queensboro Bridge, NASIR features guest appearances by The-Dream and Kanye West.

The album comes after the Kanye executive produced DAYTONA by Pusha T, West’s own ye, and the joint album KIDS SEE GHOSTS. The final project to drop is Teyana Taylor’s untitled sophomore LP, due June 22. Stream NASIR below, courtesy of TIDAL.

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DMV rapper Rico Nasty delivers a full length project after landing a new deal with Atlantic, along with a The Fader cover. The rising star is also on a nationwide tour.

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Six years have passed since the release of Nas’ last studio LP, Life Is Good. As a part of a daunting five week collection of releases executive produced by Kanye West, the Queens MC’s long-awaited new album is near. First announced by West back in June, Nas is celebrating his new project titled NASIR, with a listening session steps away from where he grew up in Queensbridge, New York City. Fans can get their first listen of the album via a live stream courtesy of Mass Appeal Records and YouTube.

NASIR is the 4th consecutive project in as many weeks executive produced by Kanye West. It follows Pusha T’s DAYTONA, Kanye’s ye, Kid Cudi and Kanye’s joint album KIDS SEE GHOSTS. The final project to drop is Teyana Taylor’s untitled sophomore LP, due June 22.

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FADER magazine taps Rico Nasty for its latest cover star. The reveal is bundled with the announcement about her inking a fitting deal with Atlantic Records as well headlining her first U.S. tour. No subject was off limits during her intimate conversation with Tasbeeh Herwees, which took place at Disney World as she divulged information on everything from tragedy to triumph.

Peep the DMV sugar-trap sensation’s cover below and read the full cover story here.

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Testing his new mic, Lupe Fiasco decides to give fans and critics alike a few bars over DJ Premier’s classic “Nas Is Like” instrumental. Let’s be honest, how could a Premo, Escobar, and Wasalu mash up not at least peak your interests?

Stream the quick-strike freestyle after the break. DROGAS: Wave is on the way.

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Nas, Cardi B and Miguel are sharing headlining duties down in Atlanta this summer for the 2018 ONE Musicfest. Taking place at Central Park between September 8 and 9, the festival also promises performances from hometown heroes Jeezy and T.I., as well as the likes of Big Sean, Rapsody, Big K.R.I.T., George Clinton, Kelis, GoldLink and Davido. And no ATL festival would be complete without a DJ Nabs-hosted crunk set featuring Ying Yang Twins, YoungBloodZ, Trillville, Kilo Ali and Eastside Boyz.

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Kanye West is set to release his 8th studio album at midnight, the second of five projects executive produced by West dropping in the coming weeks. Titled YE, the album comes after Pusha T’s DAYTONA last week, and ahead of June releases for Nas, Teyana Taylor and Kanye’s joint project with Kid Cudi. The rapper/designer is hosting a listening session for his new album in Wyoming on Thursday night (May 31), where members of the music industry have all flown out to experience the 7-track offering.

Def Jam CEO/President Paul Rosenberg, Kanye’s former manager Scooter Braun, Loud Records’ Steve Rifkind, Chris Rock, Nas, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Teyana Taylor, Fabolous, Lil’ Yachty, actor Jonah Hill, Ty Dolla $ign, Tim Westwood, DJ Semtex, Desiigner, Damon Dash, Pusha T, Bump J, Francis and the Lights’ Francis Farewell Starlite are some of the notables who have made their way to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, along with various media outlet writers and tastemakers. Kanye will be live streaming the event via the WAV Media app, starting at 10 p.m. EST (see below).

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