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You may not be familiar with director Aristotle Torres, or his company By Any Means, but your favorite rappers and singers surely are. With a resume that boasts visual treatments like Nas’s “The Don” and “Bye Baby,” Ludacris’s “Jinglin'” and Fabolous‘s “You Be Killin Em,” Torres is easily one of the most sought after videographers […]

Big Sean, News, Wired Tracks

After a few trailers, videos, and just the right amount of teasers, Big Sean drops his new mixtape, Detroit. Big Sean Anderson has been having a hell of a year since dropping his debut album, Finally Famous. He has appeared on numerous high profile features from Justin Bieber, Meek Mill, and of course, G.O.O.D. Music. On this mixtape, […]

Big Sean, News, Video, Wired Tracks

Big Sean‘s meteoric rise continues as the anticipation for his new mixtape, Detroit continues. Instead of dropping records off of his mixtape, he’s filmed a gang of video previews to wet the appetite of those looking forward to the project. “24 Karats Of Gold,” features J. Cole, and as Big Sean told Hip-Hop Wired earlier, many more artists […]

Big Sean, Features, News

Big Sean has been on an absolute tear in 2012. After an extremely successful 2011, that saw Sean go from mixtape favorite to certified star, Sean Don has come back even stronger in the following year. Sean’s stole the show on A-list features with Justin Bieber (“As Long As You Love Me”), Kanye West and […]

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Rock the Bells went off without a hitch for day one of this year’s two-day festival at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Saturday (Aug. 18). With the likes of Common, 2 Chainz, J. Cole, Jadakiss, DMX, Eve and more taking the main stage, Kid Cudi wrapped things up with an energetic headlining […]


It’s that time of year again. Rock the Bells is back, and this year’s line-up is bigger than ever. RTB jumps off Saturday (Aug. 18), at the N.O.S Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Featuring three stages, over 20 acts are billed to perform including the likes of J. Cole, DMX, Eve, Yelawolf, 2 Chainz, […]

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Every rapper with a solid reputation has their own camp. In the case of Roc Nation’s J. Cole, the North Carolina’s rapper’s crew is calleded Dreamville, and a member with his eyes set on his own rap prize is named Bas. Sudanese but born in Paris and raised in Queens, the MC drops a single […]

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This ran a couple of days ago over at MTV’s RapFix, but we figure it was so bizarre it needed to be highlighted. MTV News caught up with Charles Hamilton, the MC with the affinity for pink and Sonic the Hedgehog, before his scheduled show at SOBs on Tuesday, August 14th. Of course, one question […]

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One week shy of his Kiss the Ring release, DJ Khaled has dropped more new music off the album. Among the latest, of three newly released tracks, is arguably the most anticipated of all the song on the album: “They Ready” featuring J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and Kendrick Lamar. Like “Hip Hop” before it, “They Ready” […]

diggy simmons, News, Wired Tracks

Diggy is back on his BS as he drops a freestyle for the Jahlil Beats-produced, “Burn.” The Meek Mill/Big Sean fire starter gets an assist from the talented memeber of the Simmons clan in which he talks about burying the (seemingly one-sided) hatchet with J. Cole.  The moderate success of Diggy’s debut album, Unexpected Arrival, may have […]

Hip Hop Wired Exclusive, News, tyga

L. A. radio station, Power 106’s annual PowerHouse concert was chocked full of rap stars, with Tyga sitting at the top of the heap. Young Money’s resident West Coaster headlined the event, held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday (June 23), and had more than a few tricks up his sleeve.

GALLERY, kanye west, News, PHOTO OPS

Know the best way to get yourself a pair of Nike Air Yeezy 2’s? Be a rapper; a good one. Being a pro athlete or knowing Kanye West personally helps, too. While the struggle of camping out, playing Twitter RSVP tag and other such means to get your hands on a pair of Yeezy 2s […]