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J. Cole is wearing an entirely different hat these days, as he’s now the head honcho of Dreamville Records, which partnered with Interscope records. Following the announcement during the Dreams May Come True tour show in New York City, he spoke with Billboard in detail about the deal.

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The good folks at Billboard rolled out content to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s critically acclaimed debut album, The College Dropout. Here, we see unreleased footage from the MC’s early days courtesy of Coodie Simmons and Chike Oza, who are masterminds behind Creative Control and responsible for directing “Through The Wire.”

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Jay Z and Beyoncé just caught another accolade that confirms their dominance. The Hip-Hop power couple lands at the top Billboard‘s Power 100 list.

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If you planned on seeing Drake and Future grace the same stage on the “Would You Like A Tour,” you’ll be sorely disappointed. Page Six reports that the Atlanta native has been kicked off the tour, because of comments he made during a recent sit down with Billboard.

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The laughable clip of Marina Shifrin, a former video editor at a large Taiwanese company, quitting her job in style, while Kanye West‘s “Gone” served as theme music has amassed over 15 million view since being uploaded on September 28. It has also sparked an interest in the Late Registration track, which debuted at No. 18 […]

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Drake‘s new album delivered, at least commercially. The Toronto rapper’s third proper project, Nothing Was The Same, lands this week at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. 

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Like it or not, we’re in the midst of Drake season. With only weeks to go until Nothing Was The Same hits stores, Billboard releases more details about the album via their Fall Music Preview.

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Drake has a history of giving loaded statements in interviews, especially in situations involving discourse. Billboard unveiled the OVO rapper’s cover story featuring his thoughts on Kendrick Lamar’s highly discussed “Control” verse, and his take was very, um, interesting.

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It’s clearly Drake‘s time. As fans anxiously await his third album, Nothing Was The Same, Billboard magazine unveils their fall preview issue cover featuring the OVO founder.

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It happened a bit tardily, but J. Cole‘s sophomore album, Born Sinner, is now the no. 1 album in the country. Also worth noting, Cole’s new album has now sold more total copies than Kanye West’s latest project, Yeezus. 

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Although the RIAA has already awarded Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail with platinum status, Billboard is still not budging on its longstanding policy of not counting the 1 million bulk pre-orders from Samsung. It’s no sweat off Hov’s back, as it appears that his latest set is projected to top the charts and sell up […]

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Jay-Z has been buzzing in the media ever since the airing of the epic Samsung “Magna Carta” commercial, and the preview of the Magna Carta Holy Grail album. Hov’s moves of late with the telecommunications giant land the Brooklyn business mogul and rapper a spot on the cover of Billboard magazine this week.