In today’s Wired Tracks, Hip-Hop Wired highlights two fresh releases from a few of the West Coast’s finest MCs.

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All celebrities from every walk of life know by now that social media can be a PR trap. Nipsey Hussle has found himself embroiled in such a mix thanks to a controversial joke he replied to on Twitter.

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Note to rappers who sip on lean—Burbank cops know the ingredients. Nipsey Hussle found this out the hard way since he was popped for codeine possession. 

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Trinidad James is a lot wiser than most people give him credit and he knows that his golden status can be used for the greater good of the Hip-Hop culture. He also loves his basketball and he blended his celebrity and sports savvy for a dope event early this month.

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Your friendly neighborhood Nipsey Hussle has another independent success story on his hands in the wake of the release of his new album, Mailbox Money.

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Boosted by his Proud 2 Pay campaign, Nipsey Hussle has generated a new project that is too rich for his Crip blood.

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This is vexing. After revealing the tracklist for Mailbox Money, a new Nipsey Hussle track called “Choke,” featuring Rich Gang’s Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan, hits the Internets.

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After announcing a $1000 album, Mailbox Money, to be the next phase of the “Proud 2 Pay” movement, Nipsey Hussle delivers a new, Rick Ross-assisted track titled “1 Hunnit A Show.”

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Nipsey Hussle has ended the speculation on how he is going to top his last $100 price tag for Crenshaw. The solution is simply adding another zero to the receipt.

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Noisey created and for weeks have teased “The Rap Monument,” an upcoming 30-minute posse cut featuring 30 rappers from three cities. Today, we receive a preview of what’s to come via contributions from Pusha T, Danny Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Retch, and Bryant Dope.

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Nipsey Hussle has kept a relatively love profile since being arrested right before appearing on the Made In America 2014 stage.

Obtaining a platinum album in any musical genre isn’t easy but in 2014, it’s damn near impossible.