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Iamsu! & HBK Gang Releases New Mixtape, ‘Gang Forever’
Iamsu releases his HBK Gang compilation mixtape featuring his burgeoning collective. The crew—which consist of P-Lo, $kip, Kool John, Sage The Gemini, Jy Ant, CJ and Rossi—share the stage with Su on Gang Forever. “Go Crazy” leds off the tape, and you can expec…
Michelle Obama’s New Rap Cover… Maybe?
On Friday, news that the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, was releasing a diet-themed rap album for her "Let's Move!" anti-childhood obesity initiative hit the internet. White House officials were kind enough to grant XXL an exclusive look at som…
Young Scooter’s Letter To Fans From Jail
Young Scooter is counting down the days until his release from prison, and with less than two months to go, he's focused on getting back in the booth and delivering for his fans. Today, Scooter wrote a letter to his fans from his spot at Dekalb County Jail and had it delivered to XXL...
Are T.I., Tiny And Family The Modern Day Huxtables?
Now in its fourth season, T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle has ushered in a new prototype for the Black family. On the VH1 reality series, rapper Clifford “T.I.” Harris is hip-hop’s leading patriarch, as he, along with his wife, Tiny (formerly of Xsca…
SD Featuring Danny Brown “New World Order (Remix)”
GBE’s SD gives us another edition of his song “New World Order” by getting a guest verse by Danny Brown.
Over the hypnotic production, the aggressive track is amped up by both SD and Brown’s street rhymes. From the Chi to the D, this one goe…
New Mixtape From DJ Whoo Kid, DJ Drama, And Flat Fitty
In preparation for Project MVMNT at MAGIC Market Week in Las Vegas (Aug. 19-21), Flat Fitty Luxury Headwear has teamed with DJ Whoo Kid and DJ Drama for Project Showdown. The mixtape includes several new exclusives from Whoo Kid and his upcoming N-Word Bond album...
Scotty ATL “After Rap” (Video)
A cross between a young Big Boi, a swagged-out Big K.R.I.T., Scotty ATl is creating a buzz. Today he drops the visuals to "After Rap" which is a cut off his latest project F.A.I.T.H (Foreva Atlanta In The Heart). The song is already in rotation in Atlanta and a few surrounding citi…
The 8 Best Short Films Based On Rap Songs
A little over a week ago, the perpetually groundbreaking Jay Z released the music video for his recent Magna Carta … Holy Grail single "Picasso Baby." The video—which was shot in a famed art gallery in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood—was directed by Mark Ro…

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