For most music lovers, the cover art is the visual gateway to their sonic sojourn. Before the first beat drops or word is uttered, that first impression is often the packaging for the album or cassette. Album art in itself often tells a story and sets the tone for the auditory journey. While the cover […]


Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter III is considered by many to be a classic, and the record celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday. Spotify has tapped some of today’s Hip-Hop stars to recreate the unforgettable album cover which featured the Young Money boss as a baby complete with his array of face tattoos. 

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After three decades in the game, millions on top of millions of records sold and being known internationally simply by her first name, it’s safe to say that Monica has become R&B royalty. But the Atlanta, Georgia singer isn’t quite ready to retire to reality television or singing competition judge status just yet.

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Last Christmas, Fabolous went all gift wrap on his discography by releasing arguably his best full-length feature with The Young OG Project. A year later, he still possesses the spirit of Jolly Old Saint Nicholas as he set to pull a repeat with The Young OG Project 2.

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Freddie Gibbs releases music on his time and schedule and fans who have been waiting for a proper release since his universally acclaimed Cocaine Piñata can start getting excited.

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In December of 2007, Lupe Fiasco closed out the year by completely taking a squat on the notion of a sophomore slump with his insightful second album, The Cool. Between 19 rock-solid tracks, the Chicago MC managed to turn topics such as a being a local struggle rapper (“Hip-Hop Saved My Life”) to the ramifications […]

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GoldLink moves ever so methodically you could almost confuse it for being missing in action if he didn’t pop up with something to show for it.


The Game is swinging for the rafters of Dodger Stadium with his newest release.

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If you have been keeping up with your Drizzy timesheet, you will know that the e-streets have been salivating with anticipation over the release of his mixtape with Future.

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What ever happened to Hip-Hop that got Pac and B.I.G. shot? The Game posed this infamous question on his landmark debut album, The Documentary a decade ago and now after countless hit records, platinum plaques, and yes, beefs, the Compton all-star is ready to take it full circle with the release of the long-awaited The […]

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Detox is still a mythological construct, but Dr. Dre is dropping a new album. The Beats By Dre founder announced today that he will be dropping Compton: The Soundtrack on August 7, exclusively via Apple Music. 


Thanks to Meek Mill, there is no going back. He has changed things. Forever.