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T.I. Rates The Bars. He Gives Iggy Azalea More Love Than Tupac (Video)

"Rate The Bars" is a fun series that can test a rapper's objectivity. MCs are often handed lyrics by artists in their crews, from their same cities, or even rivals and past enemies. Raekwon, Royce 5'9 and Rah Digga have all had potent things to say about excerpts that are... Read more

Drake, Wiz Khalifa & Childish Gambino Can Make Fun Of Themselves, Or Read Along As You Make Fun Of Them (Video)

Many of today's elite Rap superstars may seem immune to the rough, rugged, and raw criticism they receive on social media. Short of Wale and Lupe Fiasco, not many of the chart-topping artists will entertain the trolls. As guests on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," the stars are asked to confront some... 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

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

Iggy Azalea & Rita Ora Make a Girl Power Video Referencing Kill Bill (Video)

Iggy Azalea's video for "Black Widow" featuring Rita Ora is a revenge fantasy that draws on the Quentin Tarantino film, Kill Bill. The two sword-wielding women flex some serious "Girl Power" as they take out a boorish man (played by none other than Kill Bill's Michael Madsen). Whether or not... Read more

Through the Magic of Editing, Barack Obama Performs Fancy (Video)

Since literally and figuratively dusting off his shoulder during his first campaign, President Barack Obama has been seen as the first president of the Hip-Hop generation. Now, through the magic of editing, Pres. Obama is back at it again. Here's a hilarious clip stitching together countless sound bites to create... Read more

Beyoncé Leads In 2014 MTV VMA Nominations, But Who’s Going Home A Winner?

This year's 2014 MTV VMA Awards are just around the corner. When the show kicks off in Los Angeles on August 24 at The Forum, fans should be ready to hear a lot from Beyoncé, Eminem, and Iggy Azalea as the trio have been nominated for 7 awards apiece and... Read more

T.I. Gives a Taste of Brazil That is Far From Mediocre in His Latest Visual (Video)

T.I. conducted a listening party in NYC earlier tonight at the School of Visual Arts. He had a spirited and engaging conversation with Lil Duval. As part of the talk, he told the story behind the video for No Mediocre, his collaboration with Iggy Azalea. He explained that, despite the... Read more

Bishop Nehru Is The Latest & One Of The More Unlikely MCs To Tackle Iggy Azalea’s Fancy (Audio)

There is Smif-N-Wessun with Mary J. Blige, Ol' Dirty Bastard with Mariah Carey, so how about Bishop Nehru and Iggy Azalea? Although the Australian T.I. affiliate is not a singer as much as she is a rapper, the Island Records star has a Pop pocket, and has at least two... Read more

Da Brat Jumps on Iggy Azalea’s Fancy Track and Flexes (Audio)

It's been 20 years since Da Brat's debut with Funkdafied, but make no mistake, she can still get the party started. She jumps on Iggy Azalea's Fancy track and smokes that joint like she's trying to prove a point...Check it out. Related: Da Brat Makes a Strong Return on Trae... Read more

Hustle Gang – G.D.O.D (Mixtape)

Check out the new compilation mixtape from Hustle Gang. T.I along with the rest of the gang has been running around like crazy promoting this tape. With features from T.I., B.O.B., Trae Tha Truth, Iggy Azalea, Chip, Travi$ Scott, and more, this tape is guaranteed to get a few spins.... Read more

2012 XXL Freshman Class

So...XXL revealed its Freshman Class of 2012 today. It consists of Future, Kid Ink, Danny Brown, French Montana, Macklemore, Don Trip, Machine Gun Kelly, Hopsin, Iggy Azalea and Roscoe Dash. There are some VERY notable omissions (but more on that later). Which list makes you more irate between this one... Read more