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Juvenile Is Signed To Rap-A-Lot Records Now. Get A Glimpse Of What His New Album Sounds Like (Audio)

What a long, strange trip it's been for Juvenile. One of Bounce music's breakthrough stars came up with Warlock Records, which Heads may remember from late '80s releases by The Jungle Brothers, as well as early Trick Daddy/Slip-N-Slip material. Shortly thereafter, Juvy inked with Cash Money Records, where he became... Read more

Although The Vid Is Big On Body Shots, Is Nicki Minaj Back To Bars? (Video)

In 2009 and 2010, Nicki Minaj took Hip-Hop by force with hardbody raps, while showing a lot of body. The Queens MC even took this approach to radio in 2012 with the 2 Chainz-assisted "Beez In The Trap," from her Pink Friday II album. In the time since, besides a... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Makes Breaks Away From Birdman & Detail On 100 Favors (Video)

Kendrick Lamar has been down with YMCMB family for almost three years, courtesy of recordings and touring with Drake. With Jay Rock's early collaborations with Lil Wayne, the whole TDE and Young Money team share some affinities. On Cash Money's first label compilation since 2000's Baller Blockin' Soundtrack, the greatly-expanded... Read more

Drake Channels Memphis Soul In The Visual To Worst Behavior (Video)

Drake loves having fun. Drizzy knows that audiences will laugh with him, and sometimes at him, so with Nothing Was The Same and its roll-out, he seems to be having tons of fun. For the "Worst Behavior" video, Aubrey channels his ties to Memphis, Tennessee and visually references Willie Mitchell... Read more

Busta Rhymes Combines Cash Money With Native Tongues Alongside Q-Tip On Thank You (Audio)

Busta Rhymes' career is truly dynamic. Christened his name by Public Enemy's Chuck D; a Leader Of The New School tied to Native Tongues; an animated solo star; constant major label provider to J Dilla; onetime Dr. Dre affiliate; once signed Raekwon; forever tied to EPMD's DJ Scratch; mentor to... Read more

Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, John Legend, Akon & Anthony Hamilton Appear In DJ Khaled’s Never Surrender (Video)

DJ Khaled has pulled off some pretty substantial collaborations over the years. In addition to his extensive work with YMCMB and Maybach Music Group, it was Khaled who united Jadakiss and Beanie Sigel, it was Khaled who pushed the button on "Grammy Family," which will be a highlight of the... Read more

Drake – Nothing Was The Same (Album Artwork + Tracklist)

It's worthy Thursday morning conversation to see what Drake is working with on his third studio album, Nothing Was The Same. Drizzy went to his OVO site to unveil the tracklist to September 24's LP. Longtime Young Money producer/artist Detail's making quite a rise this year, and the debates years... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #1 YMCMB…could it be anything else?

Has there ever been 1 hip-hop label more dominant in a year than Young Money/Cash Money?  It depends on how you define "dominant."  If you're talking purely about record sales, Death Row and maybe even Bad Boy had more dominant years in the 90s.  But this is a different era... Read more