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[News] ?uestlove Says Justin Timberlake To Release “The 20/20 Experience Vol. 2″ In November

The Roots’ ?uestlove says Justin Timberlake’s album already has a sequel in the works.


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[News] A Tribe Called Quest Performs With Prince At SXSW

A Tribe Called Quest is joined by Prince for his first-ever SXSW appearance.


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Pharrell, T.I. & Kendrick Lamar In The Studio

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This looks like an epic moment. Pharrell dropped this picture of him in the studio with T.I. and Kendrick Lamar in LA. Hopefully they came up with some magic and we get to hear it soon.

While in LA Skateboard P also hit the studio with Kid Ink. Check the flick after the jump.

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Pharrell, T.I. & Kendrick Lamar In The Studio

Jay Sean – Where You Are

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Cash Money’s Jay Sean is back with a new song called “Where You are”. This is the first single off his upcoming fourth album Neon. Due out May 21st.

After the jump he speaks on the album and announces the title.

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Jay Sean – Where You Are

Video: Machine Gun Kelly Announces Tour Dates

MGK hit the streets to promote his “Lace Up” tour. Check out the comical video above and the tour dates below.

MGK Lace Up Tour Dates 2013

February 28 – Boston, MA – Wilbur Theatre
March 1 – Albany, NY – Washington Avenue Armory
March 2 – Brockport, NY – SUNY Brockport
March 4 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Altar Bar
March 5 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
March 6 – Toledo, OH – Headliners
March 7 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts
March 8 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
March 9 – Dallas, TX – Zouk Nightclub
March 10 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
March 14 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
March 15 – Indianapolis, IN – Old National Centre
March 16 – Greenville, PA – Thiel College
March 21 – Athens, GA – The Manor
March 22 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
March 23 – Tampa, FL – Amphitheatre Event Facility
March 30 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall

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Video: Machine Gun Kelly Announces Tour Dates

Kanye Rants In London: “I Got Love For Hov, But I Ain’t Fucking With That Suit & Tie”

Kanye West performed at Hammersmith Apollo in London earlier tonight. After his performance of Clique he took his usual timeout to rant about the things he doesn’t like. One of them being the Justin and Jay-Z collabo “Suit & Tie“. Check it out at the 6 minute mark above.

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Kanye Rants In London: “I Got Love For Hov, But I Ain’t Fucking With That Suit & Tie”

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Announce “Legends Of The Summer” Tour

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Yep, you read that right! JT and Jay-Z are officially going on a stadium tour. Jigga’s site Life+Times revealed the news earlier which will please many fans the US and Canada. If you are in the UK you can see the duo headline at the Wireless Festival. Stay tuned for more dates.

Check out the Legends Of The Summer tour dates below.

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z – “Legends Of The Summer” Tour Dates

Yankee Stadium – Bronx, New York
Hershey Park Stadium – Hershey, Pennsylvania
Citizen Bank Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, Maryland
Soldier Field – Chicago, Illinois
Ford Field – Detroit, Michigan
Rose Bowl Stadium – Pasadena, California
Candlestick Park – San Francisco, California
Sun Life Stadium – Miami, Florida
Fenway Park – Boston, Massachusetts
BC Place Stadium – Vancouver, Canada
Rogers Center – Toronto, Canada

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Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Announce “Legends Of The Summer” Tour

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Announce Tour

As rumored, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z have officially announced a joint tour. This Summer the “Suit & Tie” duo will embark on a 12-stop stadium tour called Legends Of The Summer. While no dates have been released, the following stadiums have been chosen to host…

Bronx, New York: Yankee Stadium
Hershey, Pennsylvania: Hershey Park Stadium
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Citizen Bank Park
Baltimore, Maryland: M&T Bank Stadium
Chicago, Illinois: Soldier Field
Detroit, Michigan: Ford Field
Pasadena, California: Rose Bowl Stadium
San Francisco, California: Candlestick Park
Miami, Florida: Sun Life Stadium
Boston, Massachusetts: Fenway Park
Vancouver, Canada: BC Place Stadium
Toronto, Canada: Rogers Center

Looks like I’m gonna be hitting The Bay soon.

Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Set To Headline Wireless Festival 2013 In London

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Live Nation have announced that Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are heading to London this summer to headline the Wireless Festival 2013. The event normally held at Hyde Park will now take place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London on the 12th and 13th July.

JT will headline on Friday 12th July with support from Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and Frank Ocean.

Jay-Z will headline on Saturday 13th July with support from Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Harris and more.

Check out the flyer below and purchase tickets from the official Wireless site on Friday 22nd Feb.

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Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Set To Headline Wireless Festival 2013 In London

Lil Wayne Covers RESPECT. (Mar 2013)

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Weezy graces the latest edition of Elliott Wilson‘s RESPECT. Magazine. Out in stores on March 5th.

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Lil Wayne Covers RESPECT. (Mar 2013)

Tyler, the Creator Announces New Album “Wolf”, Release Date and Tour

Tyler, the creator was in giving mood tonight as he announced his new album “Wolf”, new tour dates, a video coming shortly and some album covers. His album Wolf is due out on April 2nd. Check out the album covers and tour dates below.

Tyler, The Creator Album Covers

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Wolf Tour Dates

Mar. 12 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
Mar. 15 – Mr. Smalls Theatre – Pittsburgh, PA
Mar. 16 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
Mar. 17 – The Norva – Norfolk, VA
Mar. 18 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, D.C.
Mar. 20 – Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
Mar. 21 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Mar. 22 – Opera House – Toronto, ON
Mar. 23 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
Mar. 24 – Theater of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Mar. 28 – Trabendo – Paris, FR
Mar. 29 – Festaal Kreuzberg – Berlin, DE
Mar. 30 – Islington Academy – London, UK
Apr. 2 – TBA – Los Angeles, CA
Apr. 3 – White Rabbit – San Antonio, TX
Apr. 5 – Sunshine Theatre – Albuquerque, NM
Apr. 7 – Porter’s Pub – La Jolla, CA
Apr. 8 – Slo Brew – San Luis Obispo, CA
Apr. 10 – Neumos – Seattle, WA
Apr. 11 – Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

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Tyler, the Creator Announces New Album “Wolf”, Release Date and Tour

Gucci Mane Disses A$AP Ferg, A$AP Ferg Responds

With his Trap God 2 mixtape hitting the net last night, Gucci Mane took to Twitter to send some shots in A$AP Ferg’s direction regarding the title of his upcoming mixtape Trap Lord. Thirty minutes later, A$AP Ferg took to his Twitter and issued a response. Check the exchange after the jump.

Mary J. Blige Covers VIBE

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The legend that is MJB graces the latest edition of Vibe magazine.

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Mary J. Blige Covers VIBE

KiD CuDi Announces Indicud Release Date

As promised, KiD CuDi took to his Twitter to reveal the release date for his next “(strictly hip hop)” album Indicud. April 23rd.

Complete List of Grammy Award Winners 2013

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You may have noticed that the 55th Annual Grammy Awards went down last night. Jay-Z and Kanye West scooped 3 Grammys each and Drizzy took home best rap album. Christian rapper Lecrae also scooped a Grammy for Best Gospel Album for Gravity. We posted the hip hop winners here but for those interested you can check out the complete list of 2013 Grammy Winners below.

Complete List of Grammy Award Winners 2013

Album of the year: “Babel,” Mumford & Sons.
Record of the year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra.
Song of the year: “We Are Young,” fun.
New artist: fun.
Pop solo performance: “Set Fire to the Rain (Live),” Adele.
Pop vocal album: “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson.
Rock performance: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Urban contemporary album: “Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean.
Rap/sung collaboration: “No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z, Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean, The-Dream.
Country solo performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood.
Country album: “Uncaged,” Zac Brown Band.
Pop/duo group performance: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra.
Traditional pop vocal album: “Kisses on the Bottom,” Paul McCartney.
Rap performance: “Niggas in Paris,” Jay-Z, Kanye West.
Rap song: “Niggas in Paris,” Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis, Kanye West.
Rap album: “Take Care,” Drake.
R&B performance: “Climax,” Usher.
Traditional R&B performance: “Love on Top,” Beyonce.
R&B song: “Adorn,” Miguel Pimentel.
R&B album: “Black Radio,” Robert Glasper Experiment.
Rock song: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys.
Rock album: “El Camino,” The Black Keys.
Hard rock/metal performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm.
Alternative music album: “Making Mirrors,” Gotye.
Dance recording: “Bangarang,” Skrillex featuring Sirah
Dance/electronica album: “Bangarang,” Skrillex
Latin pop album: “MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition,” Juanes
Latin rock, urban or alternative album: “Imaginares,” Quetzal
Latin jazz album: “Ritmo!,” The Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Big Band
Tropical Latin album: “Retro,” Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena.
Country duo/group performance: “Pontoon,” Little Big Town
Country song: “Blown Away,” Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins.
Gospel song: “Go Get It,” Mary Mary
Gospel album: “Gravity,” Lecrae.
Blues album: “Locked Down,” Dr. John.
Folk album: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile.
Americana album: “Slipstream,” Bonnie Raitt.
Bluegrass album: “Nobody Knows You,” Steep Canyon Rangers.
Reggae album: “Rebirth,” Jimmy Cliff.
World music album: “The Living Room Sessions Part 1,” Ravi Shankar.
Children’s album: “Can You Canoe?,” The Okee Dokee Brothers.
Spoken word album: “Society’s Child: My Autobiography,” Janis Ian.
Comedy album: “Blow Your Pants Off,” Jimmy Fallon.
New age album: “Echoes of Love,” Omar Akram.
Jazz vocal album: “Radio Music Society,” Esperanza Spalding
Jazz instrumental album: “Unity Band,” Pat Metheny Unity Band.
Large jazz ensemble album: “Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You),” Arturo Sandoval.
Pop instrumental album: “Impressions,” Chris Botti.
Compilation soundtrack album: “Midnight in Paris,” various artists.
Score soundtrack album: “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
Song written for visual media: “Safe & Sound” (From “The Hunger Games”), Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams
Musical theater album: “Once: A New Musical,” Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti.
Producer of the year, classical: Blanton Alspaugh
Producer of the year, non-classical: Dan Auerbach.
Instrumental composition: “Mozart Goes Dancing,” Chick Corea.
Orchestral performance: “Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas (San Francisco Symphony).
Opera recording: “Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen,” James Levine and Fabio Luisi.
Choral performance: “Life & Breath: Choral Works by Rene Clausen,” Charles Bruffy.
Short-form music video: “We Found Love,” Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris.
Long-form music video: “Big Easy Express,” Mumford & Sons.
Historical album: “The Smile Sessions” (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wolfe.

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Complete List of Grammy Award Winners 2013

Video: Lupe Fiasco Reveals Next Album Title At The Grammys

Lupe Fiasco hit the Grammy’s red carpet with his mother and announced the title of his next album is Tetsuo & Youth.

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Video: Lupe Fiasco Reveals Next Album Title At The Grammys

Justin Timberlake – Mirrors (Produced By Timbaland)

The two hitmakers, JT and Timbaland are back together for this new joint called Mirrors. Off Justin’s upcoming album The 20/20 Experience. Due out March 19th.

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Justin Timberlake – Mirrors (Produced By Timbaland)

Video: Drake Reveals Third Album Title

After winning his Grammy for the Best Rap Album, Drake spoke to Ryan Seacrest and announced the title of his third album… Nothing was The Same.

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Video: Drake Reveals Third Album Title

55th Grammy Awards – Hip Hop & RnB Winners (2013)

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The Grammy awards for Hip Hop and RnB were given out earlier at the pre-show ceremony and it was good news for Jay-Z, Kanye West and Drake. Drake took home the award for Best Rap Album for Take Care and promptly released his Started From The Bottom Video. Check out the rest of the winners for the Hip Hop and RnB categories below:

Best Rap Performance: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Song: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas In Paris”
Best Rap Album: Drake “Take Care”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration – Kanye West, The Dream, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z “No Church In The Wild”
Best Urban Contemporary Album – Frank Ocean “Channel Orange”

Best R&B Performance: Usher “Climax”
Best R&B Song: Miguel “Adorn”
Best R&B Album: Robert Glasper “Experiment Black Radio”

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55th Grammy Awards – Hip Hop & RnB Winners (2013)

Future ft Lil Wayne – Karate Chop (Remix)

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Lil Wayne adds a verse to the official remix of Future’s track Karate Chop. Produced by Metro Boomin. Premiered by DJ Smallz.

“I got a love/hate relationship with molly, I’d rather pop an ollie” – Lil Wayne

Let me know what you think of the remix.

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Future ft Lil Wayne – Karate Chop (Remix)