Top Hip-Hop Headlines – 8/25 – 8/30

Eminem - "Criminal"

After MTV held it’s annual Video Music Awards on Sunday Night, hip-hop was dealing with the fallout of the event all evening. Miley Cyrus twerked her way into national infamy and suddenly, every media outlet had an opinion on this decade-old dance.  Meanwhile, Eminem announced his long-anticipated new album is coming in November during the ceremony and dropped the lead single, “Berzerk,” the very next night.

In other news, Kendrick Lamar finally broke his silence regarding his now instant classic verse on Big Sean’s “Control,” Diddy and J. Cole allegedly got into a fight at the VMA’s and Big Sean and Juicy J dropped their newly, highly-anticipated albums to positive reviews from the XXL staff.

This is the week in hip-hop…

1. Kendrick Thinks He Has To Dumb Down His Lyrics

2. Kendrick Lamar Doesn’t Think “Control” Is A Big Deal

3. Tahiry Jose Hits The VMA Red Carpet With A$AP Rocky, Foxy Brown, Juicy J And More

4. Big Sean Delivers An Album Worth Waiting For With ‘Hall Of Fame’

5. Diddy And J. Cole Deny Rumors That They Fought At VMA Afterparty

6. Juicy J Plays To His Strengths On ‘Stay Trippy’

7. Listen To Eminem’s New Single “Berzerk”

8. Fat Joe Heads To Prison To Serve Tax Evasion Sentence

9. The Most Awkward Hip-Hop Moments At MTV’s 2013 Video Music Awards

10. Eminem Announces ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2′ Coming November 5th