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Fabolous Flips Boo’d Up & Says Don’t Be Boo Boo The Fool (Audio)

While English songstress Ella Mai dropped the EP (Ready) that featured "Boo’d Up" last year, the song was dropped as a single this year and is only now getting the attention it deserves. One of DJ Mustard's 10 Summers flagship artists released an official remix with Nicki Minaj and Quavo... Read more

Game Releases a 1-2 Punch With Videos for “My Flag” & “Da Homies” (Video)

Having released two acclaimed albums within a week apart, The Game's 2015 campaign has been strong. As Heads debate the greater of The Documentary 2 and The Documentary 2.5 releases, Game drops a two-fer video from the latter. Both "My Flag" and "Da Homies" are rooted in Compton, California street-life.... Read more

IamSU! Has A Lot Of Heavy Hitters In His Corner. Are All Eyes On Him As Next? (Mixtape)

Since his Top 50 Sincerely Yours debut album in 2014, IamSu!'s stock has been on smash. The HBK Gang front man continues to gather cosigns across the industry, with a sound, style, and energy all of his own. Just as he's done for more than five years though, the Northern... Read more

Did DJ Mustard Just Give Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney’s Single The Boost It Needed? (Audio)

Despite all of its star-power, "FourFiveSecond," Rihanna's single, featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney hasn't really been the sort of impact Heads may be used to from a RiRi opening look. Especially given that Unapologetic was three years ago, this is big stuff. Moreover, the single pushes Rihanna's booming vocals,... Read more

YG Talks Fist Fights with DJ Mustard, Grammys Snub and More (Video)

YG and DJ Mustard are like brothers. Sometimes, brothers knuckle up...YG dropped by HOT 97 in NYC and discussed their recent, quite public altercation, as well as several they've had in private. He explained it's all in the family. The Compton MC also discussed how he feels about fans replacing... Read more

Nipsey Hussle Releases a New Mixtape Right Under the Wire. Get Your Mailbox Money (Mixtape)

Nipsey Hussle ends the year with a bang. He drops off his new Mailbox Money mixtape right under the wire. While he offered copies of his last mixtape, Crenshaw, for sale at $100 a pop (100 of which were purchased by Jay Z), he ups the ante with this one.... Read more

Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg Release the Video for You & Your Friends (Video)

The airwaves were dominated in 2014 by the sounds of DJ Mustard. One of those tracks was the heavily G-Funk-influenced "You and Your Friends," by Wiz Khalifa featuring Snoop Dogg & Ty Dolla $ign. Mac & Devin take turns applying their trademark laid-back flows over the rolling beat, while Ty... Read more

YG Displays His 2015 Flow Without Any Distractions (Video)

Often times, YG videos are driven to show the city of Compton, the place that's played such a strong role on the CTE/Def Jam artist's mixtapes, and especially his My Krazy Life debut. After nailing down 2014 as best he could, the California MC wants new things for 2015. From... Read more

YG Has a New Album Coming. Here’s the First Single (Audio)

Many believe YG has an album of the year contender with My Krazy Life (but not the Grammy Awards). With it's club and car-friendly beats and raw, unfiltered lyrics, he and DJ Mustard established a new Cali sound for a new era in Hip-Hop. Not one to rest on his... Read more

Jeezy & Beenie Man? That’s How the Real Ones Link Up (Audio)

In one of the most unexpected combinations in quite some time, Jeezy links up with Beenie Man and Ty Dolla $ign on a Reggae-tinged DJ Mustard beat. Check out "Link Up." Related: Jeezy Brings Out Jay Z for a Charged Performance of Seen it All (Video)... Read more

Jamie Foxx Gets the Party Started with 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard (Audio)

Jamie Foxx turns to the hit-making machine that is DJ Mustard for his latest musical effort. Mustard abandons his trademark "hey hey hey hey" on the beat for a more subtle approach that also infuses a bass guitar in lieu of keyboards. 2 Chainz drops a verse, as well. Check... Read more

Big Sean Sprinkles Fans With 4 New Songs, With Involvement From E-40, Kanye West & DJ Mustard (Audio)

Big Sean isn't playin'. Less than 24 hours after announcing his rockin' with Roc Nation, the Detroit, Michigan MC hits Heads with four new songs. Here's the breakdown: "Paradise" Produced by Mike WiLL Made It, this Bounce-themed joint finds Sean reaching into his bag of verbal tricks, and coming out... Read more

The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominees Announced

The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards will air Tuesday, October 14 at 8pm EST. Leading up to the annual affair, the network has announced its categories and nominees. Hip-Hop elite, including Drake (leading all nominees), Kanye West, Eminem, and Jay Z are prominently nominated, while stars of the last year including... Read more

Wiz Khalifa Throws A Gangsta Party With Snoop Dogg & Ty Dolla $ign On A DJ Mustard Beat (Audio)

With Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa is out to make a very specific, stylized album. Once a "Black & Yellow" Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania star, Wiz has found uber-success since moving to the land of the palm trees, finding a celebrity partner in Amber Rose, and making albums with his Big Homie, Snoop... Read more

G-Unit Borrows YG’s DJ Mustard-Produced Hit Beat (Audio)

G-Unit's jackin'-for-beats continues into the holiday weekend. 50 Cent and his cohorts, which now seems to permanently include Kidd Kidd, hop on YG's Drake-assisted My Krazy Life hit, "Who Do You Love?" Keeping the DJ Mustard-produced-song's structure in tact, the quintet brags it up like the old days, and make... Read more

G-Unit Is Movin’ That Dope, Putting Out Music Like It’s The Early 2000s (Audio)

If you're a Young Buck Head, you'll love G-Unit's latest mixtape track. Hopping on Future's "Move That Dope" instrumental (produced by Mike WiLL Made It), Buck sounds like he did 10 years ago, with a crisp vocal delivery, syncopated flow, and most of all, a strong dose of Cashville confidence.... Read more

G-Unit Rocks To DJ Mustard, Over Jeremih’s Snap-Inspired Hit (Audio)

No song seems safe. G-Unit's mixtape-style takeover continues, as 50 Cent, Young Buck, Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks, and Kidd Kidd raid Jeremih (who's been down with Fif for years), for his "Don't Tell 'Em" chorus and DJ Mustard beat. Clearly aimed at bulking up a club record, the song interpolates... Read more

J-Live – Headband Freestyle

This is pretty cool. J-Live left Brooklyn for Atlanta a few years back (with some time in Philadelphia, in between). The DJ/MC/Producer (Triple Threat) heard one of the year's biggest radio records in B.o.B's 2Chainz-assisted "Headband." Having worked with iconic producers such as DJ Premier, Prince Paul, Pete Rock and... Read more

DJ Mustard – Nothin’ Like Me ft Dom Kennedy

Here's a soulful new joint from Dom Kennedy. Check out Nothin' Like Me. Related: YG – Cali Living ft Dom Kennedy (Video)... Read more