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Beastie Boys & Kate Schellenbach

  Beastie Boys, including drummer Kate Schellenbach. New York 1984. Credit: Josh Cheuse

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Teyana Taylor Joins August Alsina On The "Testimony Live" Tour Starting August 14th!

It was announced today that Teyana Taylor will be joining August Alsina on his Testimony Live Tour starting on Thursday,…

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Afrojack Visits Sledgehammer Games

If you didn’t know, Afrojack is a big gamer and he recently got a chance to visit Sledgehammer Games in…

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Common Performs At Gramercy Theater In NYC

Before the release of his album today, Common headed to Gramercy Theater in NYC last night to perform a free…

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Common On The Breakfast Club

This morning, Common returned to The Breakfast Club on Power 105. During his conversation, he spoke on the violence in…

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Common's New Album, "Nobody's Smiling" Available On iTunes & Amazon Now!

It’s finally here! Common’s new album, Nobody’s Smiling is available on iTunes & Amazon! iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iNobodysSmilingDlx Amazon: http://geni.us/aNobodysSmilingDlx

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SINCE 1984: 3rd Bass On The Arsenio Hall Show

Back in 1991, 3rd Bass made their way to The Arsenio Hall Show. During the visit, they speak on their…

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New Music: August Alsina "No Love (Remix)" Ft. Nicki Minaj

August Alsina is back with some new music today. He gives us his new remix featuring none other than Nicki…

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YG - "Bicken Back Being Bool"

YG is back with a brand new visual today for his track, “Bicken Back Being Bool” off his debut album,…

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Behind The Scenes: Jeezy "Me Ok"

This past weekend, Jeezy started shooting the visuals for his street single, “Me Ok”. Today, we get a little behind…

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Common On Sway In The Morning

Common was making his rounds last week in NYC and made a stop by Sway In The Morning. During his…

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Artium, Def Jam Recordings, & Beats Music Presents: A Conversation With Common & No ID – 'Nobody's Smiling' Album Track By Track Interview

Check out the “Nobody’s Smiling” interactive album track by track interview with Common & NO ID.  Within the menu, click…

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Kanye West Covers GQ Magazine

  This past Friday, GQ Magazine revealed that Kanye West is the new artist to grace the cover of their…

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SINCE 1984: EPMD Released, "Out Of Business" On Def Jam Recordings

On this day, July 20, 1999, EPMD released their sixth album, “Out Of Business” on Def Jam Recordings.

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Since 1984: N.O.R.E. Released His Fourth Album, "N.O.R.E. y la Familia...Ya Tú Sabe" On Def Jam Recordings

On this day, July 18, 2006, N.O.R.E. released, “N.O.R.E. y la Familia…Ya Tú Sabe” on Def Jam Recordings. What’s your…

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Iggy Azalea & Kanye West Nominated For VMA's!

We want to congratulate our artists, Iggy Azalea & Kanye West on being nominees for this year’s MTV Video Music…

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New Music: Jhene Aiko "The Pressure"

After dropping her new single, “To Love & Die“, Jhene Aiko is back with a brand new track titled, “The…

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Kanye West Freestyles At Fat Beats In 1996

Earlier today, DJ Eclipse released a clip of a young Kanye West freestyling at the grand opening of Fat Beats…

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Rest in Peace Richard Nichols of The Roots

The Roots Family are devastated to announce the passing of Richard Nichols, the band’s longtime manager, after a long battle…

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Common - "Diamonds (Teaser)" Ft. Big Sean

Check out the teaser trailer to Common’s upcoming music video, “Diamonds” featuring Big Sean! Common “Nobody’s Smiling” Available Everywhere July…

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Young Jeezy On The Truth With Elliott Wilson

Next up on The Truth is Young Jeezy. In the latest episode, Jeezy speaks on a few things including his…

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Since 1984: Foxy Brown Released Her Third Album, "Broken Silence" On Def Jam Recordings

On this day, July 17, 2001, Foxy Brown released her third album, “Broken Silence” on Def Jam Recordings. Who remembers…

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Iggy Azalea Performs At The ESPY's

Last night, Iggy Azalea was one of the performers at the pre-show at The ESPY Awards. In case you missed…

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The People vs. YG

Noisey is back again with their series, “The People Vs.” and this time they get YG to sit down and…

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Common: Nobody

Common

Nobody's Smiling

Download Common’s new album, “Nobody’s Smiling” on iTunes & Amazon!

Jhene Aiko: "The Pressure"

Jhene Aiko

"The Pressure"

Download Jhene Aiko’s new track, “The Pressure” on iTunes now!

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Common: "Diamonds" Ft. Big Sean

Common

"Diamonds" Ft. Big Sean

Download Common’s new track, “Diamonds” featuring Big Sean now on iTunes & Amazon!

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Def Jam: “Me and My Team” Ft. Trey Songz & Kid Ink

“Me and My Team” Ft. Trey Songz & Kid Ink

Download Maejor Ali’s new single, “Me and My Team” featuring Trey Songz & Kid Ink on iTunes now! 

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Jeezy: "Seen It All" Ft. JAY Z

Jeezy

"Seen It All" Ft. JAY Z

Download Jeezy’s new single, “Seen It All” featuring JAY Z now on iTunes!

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Jhene Aiko: "To Love & Die" Ft. Cocaine 80s

Jhene Aiko

"To Love & Die" Ft. Cocaine 80s

Download Jhene Aiko’s new single, “To Love & Die” ft. Cocaine 80s

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Teyana Taylor: "Maybe" Ft. Pusha T & Yo Gotti

Teyana Taylor

"Maybe" Ft. Pusha T & Yo Gotti

Download Teyana Taylor’s new single, “Maybe” featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti on iTunes

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Common: "Kingdom" Ft. Vince Staples

Common

"Kingdom" Ft. Vince Staples

Download Common’s new single, “Kingdom” featuring Vince Staples on Itunes & Amazon!

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Jeremih: "Don

Jeremih

"Don't Tell' Em" Ft. YG

Download Jeremih’s new single, “Don’t Tell’ Em” featuring YG on iTunes now!

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Jeezy: "Me Ok"

Jeezy

"Me Ok"

Download Jeezy’s new single, “Me Ok” on iTunes

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Mariah Carey: Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse

Mariah Carey

Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse

Download Mariah Carey’s new album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse on iTunes & Amazon

Afrojack: Forget The World

Afrojack

Forget The World

Download Afrojack’s debut album, “Forget The World” now on iTunes & Amazon!

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The Roots: ...and then you shoot your cousin.

The Roots

...and then you shoot your cousin.

The new album from The Roots’, available everywhere now.

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Iggy Azalea: The New Classic

Iggy Azalea

The New Classic

Iggy Azalea’s new album, “The New Classic” available now on iTunes!

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August Alsina: Testimony

August Alsina

Testimony

Download August Alsina’s debut album now on iTunes & Amazon!

Afrojack: "Ten Feet Tall (David Guetta Remix)"

Afrojack

"Ten Feet Tall (David Guetta Remix)"

Download David Guetta’s remix of Afrojack’s single, “Ten Feet Tall” on iTunes & Amazon.  

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YG: My Krazy Life

YG

My Krazy Life

Download YG’s debut album, “My Krazy Life” now on iTunes!

Rick Ross: Mastermind

Rick Ross

Mastermind

Download Rick Ross’ new album Mastermind available everywhere now!

Ludacris: Party Girls Ft. Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Cashmere Cat

Ludacris

Party Girls Ft. Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Cashmere Cat

Download Ludacris’ brand new single, “Party Girls” on iTunes now!

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YG: "My Nigga (Remix)" Ft. Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj & Rich Homie Quan

YG

"My Nigga (Remix)" Ft. Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj & Rich Homie Quan

Download YG’s, “My N*gga (Remix)” now on iTunes!

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August Alsina: "Make It Home" Ft. Jeezy

August Alsina

"Make It Home" Ft. Jeezy

Download August Alsina’s new single, “Make It Home” Ft. Jeezy

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Rick Ross: "The Devil Is A Lie" Ft. JAY Z

Rick Ross

"The Devil Is A Lie" Ft. JAY Z

Download Rick Ross’ new single, “The Devil Is A Lie” featuring JAY Z now on iTunes!

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Rick Ross: "No Games (Remix)" Ft. Future, Wale & Meek Mill

Rick Ross

"No Games (Remix)" Ft. Future, Wale & Meek Mill

Download Rick Ross’ new remix, “No Games” now available on iTunes!

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YG: "Left Right"

YG

"Left Right"

Download YG’s new single, “Left Right” on iTunes now!

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Novalja, France Aquarius & Papaya
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Novalja, France Aquarius & Papaya
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Las Vegas, NV Boulevard Pool–Mophie Stage at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
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Clifton Park, NY Upstate Concert Hall
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Columbus, OH Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
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Montreal, Canada Parc Jean-Drapeau
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Coral Gables, FL BankUnited Center
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Chicago, IL STUDIO PARIS
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Coral Gables, FL BankUnited Center
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Houston, TX NRG Arena
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Rochester, NY Marina Jeep Arena @ The Main Street Armory
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Chicago, IL Reggies Rock Club
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Pusha T

South El Monte, CA Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
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YG

Vancouver, Canada Vogue Theatre-Vancouver
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Tampere, Finland Blockfest
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Copenhagen, Denmark Sondermarken
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Chicago, IL Grant Park
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Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
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Atlanta, GA Masquerade
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Bramham, United Kingdom Bramham Park
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