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J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar Join Jeezy On An All-Star Collabo (Audio)

UPDATE: After video footage previewed a sizable clip of the song, Jeezy's full, official "American Dream" releases. The Pressure single is a pointed collaboration with both J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. This song may not be as Heads expected on paper. Kendrick Lamar provides some melodic singing near the track's... Read more

Eminem’s New Song Is A Scathing Rebuke Of Racism & White Privilege (Audio)

For the second time in 2 months, Eminem has delivered some of the most potent commentaries in music. In October, his BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher, a freestyle titled "The Storm" that was a 5-minute takedown of Donald Trump, became headline news around the world. Em was not the first... Read more

Doughboyz Cashout Member Roc Shot & Killed In Detroit

Yesterday (October 9) Doughboy Roc of CTE-affiliated group Doughboyz Cashout was fatally shot in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. The veteran rapper born Rodney Yeargin was 29 years old. Reports from the local CBS affiliate claim that Roc was fired upon while sitting in a car at Stoepel Street and... Read more

Big Boi, Killer Mike & Jeezy Are 2017 Atliens On “Kill Jill” (Video)

Big Boi's Boomiverse arrives later this month, and with it come some formidable collabs. On "Kill Jill," the second single from the Outkast MC's first solo LP since 2012's Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, Killer Mike and Jeezy join forces with Daddy Fat Sax for a Quentin Tarantino-inspired record starring... Read more

Big Boi Is Releasing A New Album. His Song With Killer Mike & Jeezy Is A Monster Start (Audio)

While Big Boi has stayed more active in music than his OutKast partner Andre 3000 since they split, it's been 5 years since Daddy Fat Sacks released a solo album. In 2015, he teamed with Phantogram for their joint LP, Big Grams, but that was very much a collaborative project in... Read more

A New List Declares Who’s Been The Best MC Every Year From 1979 to 2016

2017 is still too young to have its best MC crowned, but a new list has named the best MC in each year, since 1979. From Grandmaster Caz to Chance the Rapper, MCs of all generations have found themselves mentioned in the comprehensive list generated by a team of writers... Read more

Finding The GOAT Producer: Kanye West vs. Scott Storch. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Producer” begins. The third installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest producers vying for the #1 spot. Thirty producers were pre-selected by a panel of experts, and two slots will be reserved for wild-card entries, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to ensure no deserving... Read more

Jeezy Shows a Life of Bittersweet Redemption in the Video for “Sweet Life” With Janelle Monae

Like the song, the video for Jeezy's "Sweet Life," featuring Janelle Monae, is a story of redemption. Jeezy shows the different paths his life could have taken and how he turned his life around with music. However, the journey is bittersweet, as the MC is seen reading headlines about Black... Read more

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop Of November 2015 In One Playlist (Audio)

As the year winds to a close, the good music shows no signs of slowing down. November brought great Hip-Hop from start to finish. Here's a playlist that features the best the month had to offer. You'll hear tracks featuring Nas, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, KRS-One, Jadakiss, Sheek Louch, Logic,... Read more

Nas Blesses Jeezy’s Remix To Bring Some God’s Son To “GOD” (Audio)

Over the last 10 years, Young Jeezy and Nas have maintained a strong working relationship. Longtime Def Jam Records label-mates, Nasir and Snowman both feed on giving the masses inspirational words, that apply whether you're on the bottom or at the top. "My President" saluted the Commander-In-Chief during Jeezy's Recession... Read more

Here’s A Mix of Familiar & Fresh Songs To Fire Up Your Week (Playlist)

With a long, hot, and ever-exciting summer now transitioning to fall, here is a new playlist of both new and more throwback singles, plus approved album cuts. This mix nods to stand-out tracks from the last year and beyond. This living, breathing playlist keeps building and growing. This time around,... Read more

Has Obama Done Enough For Race Relations? Jeezy’s Response May Surprise (Video)

Last night's episode of "The Nightly Show" was the first to air since the weekend's historic Million Man March, a landmark event in which hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Washington, D.C. to partake in the "Justice or Else" March. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the... Read more

Jeezy & Janelle Monae Find Reason To Celebrate Life’s Triumphs (Audio)

There is a reason Jeezy named an album The Inspiration. The Atlanta, Georgia rapper has made massive music about beating the odds, and upward mobility. While his imagery and narrative is often very specific to his own circumstances, the CTE/Def Jam Records mainstay has won over listeners with vastly different... Read more

Trap Or Deity: Jeezy Presents His Godly Self-Image (Audio)

Nas had God's Son. Kanye West had Yeezus. Jeezy (f/k/a Young Jeezy) is entering his own God campaign. The Atlanta, Georgia veteran MC announced an album today (August 31). The LP, planned for November 13 release, is introduced through a single of the same name. The Grammy nominated rapper's eighth... Read more

T.I. & Jeezy Put the G in a Funky Track by Pharrell (Video)

T.I. has released a short film featuring Jeezy and Wood Harris for his extra funky track, G' Sh*t, produced by Pharrell. Much like the title suggests, the track sounds like G-Funk, Pharrell-stye. Tip and Jeezy star as partners in crime whose paths diverge, in the film which is set in... Read more

Jeezy Kicks Raps So Cold That He’s The Black Eskimo (Video)

Jeezy's Seen It All: The Autobiography is still making its rounds. The Atlanta, Georgia Trap star directs attentions to the fourth single from his seventh studio LP. "Black Eskimo" is a simple video, employing Jeezy's longstanding love of black&white (perhaps an allusion to the rights and wrongs of the law).... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Game vs. Jeezy…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... 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

Jeezy Brings Out Jay Z for a Charged Performance of Seen it All (Video)

Jeezy performed at this year's Power 105 Powerhouse concert in Brooklyn, and during "Seen It All," brought out fellow collaborator, Jay Z. Check out professional quality footage of Jay's verse below. Related: Jeezy & T.I. Hint That Their Joint Album Is Finally Coming… (Video)... Read more

Jeezy & T.I. Say Their Joint Album Is Finally Coming… (Video)

Just as T.I. received his first week sales figures for Paperwork, the now Columbia Records artist, and Grand Hustle co-founder is already looking into the horizon. Tip and Jeezy were both involved in this weekend's Powerhouse, which also featured Jay Z appearing in support of Snowman. Tip has five albums... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in September 2014 (Audio)

As we ease into October, here's a look back at some of the amazing music that came out in September 2014. You'll hear songs from DJ Quik, Nas, The Lox, Schoolboy Q, Common, Jay Electronica, MC Lyte, Childish Gambino, Raekwon, Logic, Rapsody, Yelawolf, Diamond D, Elzhi, Talib Kweli, Nature, Rick... Read more

The Week in Hip-Hop Video: Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier, Common, Styles P, Cormega, Joey Bada$$, Jeezy, Big KRIT & More (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought an incredible teaser from Royce Da 5'9", DJ Premier & Adrian Younge, dope freestyles from Joey Bada$$ and Murda Mook, videos from Styles P & Chris Rivers, Cormega, Mursday, Jeezy and Apollo Brown & Ras Kass, conversations with Big K.R.I.T. and Ab-Soul, and an amazing... Read more

Jeezy’s Holy Ghost Never Left The Hood, In This Intimate Look (Video)

Since released, "Holy Ghost" is one of Seen It All's more chilling moments. There seems to be a lot of subtext in Jeezy's simple song about Rolls Royces. The religious reference perhaps claws at the deities of power and fame. With Don Cannon's menacing production, the record calls back to... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Joins Jeezy’s Holy Ghost For A Power-Packed Remix (Audio)

Yesterday (September 2) Jeezy released his Seen It All: The Autobiography album. One of the standouts from the Def Jam/CTE Records release is "Holy Ghost." With a cold Trap beat from Don Cannon, Jeezy immortalizes his Rolls Royce, while speaking to some of his cohorts who caught cases. Keeping the... Read more

Jeezy & Don Cannon’s Holy Ghost Is On Four Wheels (Audio)

At his best, Jeezy orchestrates these moments. Now a Rap superstar, the Atlanta native is able to re-live moments of his past so vividly, with so much suspense, that they simply burst onto the record. "Holy Ghost" is just that... even in the Dog Days Of Summer, this Don Cannon... Read more

Jeezy, Rick Ross & The Game Smash a Beautiful Track (Audio)

After linking on "War Ready," Jeezy and Rick Ross join forces again on the sinister and soulful song, "Beautiful." Both Jeezy and Ross beat up the track (that will be instantly recognizable to Curren$y fans) and they bring The Game in for reinforcement. Tough talk on a tough track. Check... Read more

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and more, Souls of Mischief discussing their new album, a Dipset reunion with Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Hell Rell, as well... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of July 2014 (Audio)

July brought the heat in Hip-Hop, including new music from Jeezy & Jay Z, Black Thought, Raekwon, G-Unit, Rah Digga, Q-Tip, Cormega, Wale, "Your Old Droog," Elzhi, Chubb Rock, KRS-One, Big K.R.I.T., Wiz Khalifa, Common, Dilated Peoples, Souls of Mischief, Scarface and more. Check out a playlist of the Best... Read more

Jeezy Speaks on His New Album, Jay Z, Freddie Gibbs & More (Video)

Young Jeezy gave an extended interview to Life + Times, as part of Elliott Wilson's The Truth series. Jeezy spoke at length about his upcoming Seen It All album, the deterioration of his relationship with Freddie Gibbs, working with YG and more. He also spoke to MTV about Jay Z... Read more

Listen Up. Jeezy’s Got Some Things to Get Off His Chest (and Shoulder) (Audio)

Jeezy gets some things off his chest and dusts off his shoulder a bit on his latest release, Me OK. He talks about his journey from being a subject of XXL magazine to Forbes. He also addresses his next album release and suggests it might not be with his long... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Calls Jeezy a “Wannabe Jay Z” on His Real Diss Record (Audio)

If you ever had any questions about how Freddie Gibbs feels about Young Jeezy since leaving his CTE label, he lays it out in scathing detail in this new Jeezy diss record produced by Madlib. The track is called "Real" and Gibbs holds nothing back, calling Jeezy a wannabe Jay... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought an Eclectic Mix of Gritty Visuals & Old School Memories (Video Playlist)

The past week in Hip-Hop video brought our first look at Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, Schoolboy Q revealing that he wanted the world to end in 2012, Game throwing flames at 50 Cent & Suge Knight, Marley Marl reminiscing, and new music videos from Run the Jewels, Smif-n-Wessun, The... Read more

T.I. Speaks on the Advice He Gave Jeezy to End the Beef with Rick Ross (Video)

There was a time when no one would expect T.I., who had an infamously short temper, to be a peace keeper, but that's exactly the role he took on in the Rick Ross/Young Jeezy feud that came to a head at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Here's a short clip... Read more

Forget a Beef. Rick Ross and Jeezy are War Ready (Audio)

The ramp up to Rick Ross' Mastermind release is on full tilt. Ross and Jeezy have put aside the differences that led to their skirmish at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards, and have come together to create some real fightin' music. Check out War Ready. Related: Rick Ross &... Read more

Young Jeezy Ft. YG, Kendrick Lamar & Chris Brown- R.I.P. (Remix)

Jeezy continues to find ways to reinvent himself on the club scene. After recently dropping the video for "R.I.P.", Jeezy reloads with a couple of big name features for the remix. Related: Juicy J – Show Out ft Big Sean & Young Jeezy (Video)... Read more

Beat lovers get ready to feast on some true ambrosia for heads. Witness the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League’s sample battle.

Here's some footage of Drake in the studio with the mighty J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League where he challenges them to battle one another with their dopest samples.  It's part of the Any Given Monday series that has been making Mondays a day to look forward to.  It ranks right up there with... Read more

Is 2010 the best Summer ever for hip-hop? These releases from Eminem, Drake, The Roots, Big Boi and Rick Ross are making a strong argument.

Can you come up with a better slate of Summer releases of rap albums than these: Recovery - Eminem Single:  Not Afraid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5-yKhDd64s Standout track (1 of many): 25 to Life Thank Me Later - Drake Single:  Drizzy hit several markets, dropping Find Your Love for the ladies and Over for... Read more