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The BET Hip-Hop Awards are nice for the performances and the statues (even though only four of them were given out on television), but we all know what you came to see. The cyphers. 

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Boaz steps up to bat in this long-awaited full project from the Pittsburgh product called Bases Loaded. Rostrum Records‘ clean up hitter boasts some impressive guests on his tape including Mac Miller, GLC, ScHoolboy Q, Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods, Freeway, Chevy Woods and Courtney Noelle.

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Any artist would probably jump at the chance to work with Pharrell Williams, and Mac Miller has been lucky enough to not only work on a song with the Neptune, but to release an entire album. Having just praised him as being able to do “everything,” Mac tells Hip-Hop Wired that musically, the Virginia native […]


It’s that time of year again. MTV’s Video Music Awards are finally upon us, and with Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose confirming that they’re expecting during the red carpet, the news making moments are already starting to roll in. Comedian Kevin Hart is steering the VMAs ship, while Rihanna and Drake are up for the most […]

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Two weeks after unleashing the old-school inspired “Gimme What You Got,” Pac Div is offering up the makings of another music classic by way of  “Black Acura.”  The record, produced by Thelonious Martin, will appear on their forthcoming GMB  release and is nothing short of lyrical synergy, for all involved. The West Coast trio kept it somewhat […]

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Rapsody blasts off her Jamla-helmed project titled, The Idea Of Beautiful. The album features production from the Jamla founder 9th Wonder, AMP, Khrysis and more, along with guest features from Ab-Soul, Mac Miller, The Cool Kids, BJ the Chicago Kid and others. Bonus tracks on the Deluxe Edition include the 9th Wonder-produced Thunder and Beautiful Music featuring Childish Gambino. In a move that should be applauded, A portion of […]

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Rapsody has been making waves in the last couple of months under the production of her label boss, 9th Wonder. This song will be featured on Rapsody’s new album, The Idea Of Beautiful, which is also being oversaw by 9th Wonder. This record features Chuck Inglish and Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids as well […]

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Ed: Hip-Hop Wired has always been a champion of lyrics and those who say them best. So what better way to pay homage to the slickest bars of the week than to link up with the guys who do it best over at RapGenius? Every week, the homies over at the website will takeover Hip-Hop Wired […]

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Let’s preface this story by saying that this is a mixtape. A mixtape! As in, Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y will not be making a single penny from this free music that they are giving away (thanks a lot, Lord Finesse). In any case, the three year anniversary of Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y’s How Fly mixtape […]

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The boy wonder Justin Bieber is all grown up. In this video for “As Long As You Love Me,” off of his more mature album, Believe, Bieber’s tale of forbidden love is pretty harsh and gets kind of violent. Big Sean gets his cameo on in this video for this hit single and Bieber learns the hard […]

Big Sean, Justin Bieber, News, Video

Justin Bieber, aka Shawty Mane, aka Bieber Da Gawd was right in his element last night as the feature performer at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards. The Gibson Amphitheater was the epicenter of Bieber Fever as the 18-year-old pop star took the stage and performed his hit single “Boyfriend.” Shortly after that, he was joined […]


Earlier this week Lord Finesse blamed Rostrum Records for the $10 million lawsuit he filed against Mac Miler, and now the label is fighting back. In a statement to Hip-Hop Wired, the imprint  accused Finesse of deceiving the public. “There have been a lot of misstatements online and in the press, so we thought it’d be […]