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Toronto's top dog delivered 2013's best LP by improving his complicated balancing act of romantic lover boy and boastful MC with a conscience. Drake sits down to dissect his masterful album 'Nothing Was the Same'
UK import Ed Sheeran has made ripples on both sides of the pond by tugging at heartstrings and guitar chords. But beneath the folk hero lies a hip-hop soul
“I’m a savage, but I’m just trying some different shit lately.”
Nas and J. Cole are no big brother and heir apparent duo. They’re two masterful wordsmiths forever stuck on the realness. Dressed in American classic brands, the super MCs connect on the power of the pen
The stellar 'Rather You Than Me' is a sharp indication that Ross is still not quite finished writing his way into history.
The producer/engineer also recalls his collaboration with Jay Z and Sade.
With two respective classics, MIguel and Kendrick Lamar are proudly waving the torch for new-age hip-hop and R&B. But can they claim the throne?
Rick Ross is the center of the MMG universe. Rapper by rapper, singer by singer, the CEO is rounding out a roster that will define his legacy in hip-hop. And if any of his squad surpasses him? Well, that's the big idea.
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Just like that, J. Cole has released the best album of 2014*. Check out the breakdown of Cole's third LP
From Philly’s slums to Rick Ross’ budding empire, Meek Mill’s success story could’ve had several tragic alternate endings. John Kennedy traverses the savage path of hip-hop’s next big thing.
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The Clan has recorded verses to 40’s instrumental in Europe earlier this summer, original Wu member U-God tells VIBE exclusively.