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LRG – “Brilliant Youth” EP with Dizzy Wright, Bishop Nehru & 9th Wonder

The http://l-r-g.com” target=”_blank”>Lifted Research Group (http://l-r-g.com” target=”_blank”>LRG) courted two of hip hop’s rising stars, https://twitter.com/DizzyWright” target=”_blank”>Dizzy Wright and https://twitter.com/BishopNehru” target=”_blank”>Bishop Nehru, for their Summer 14 lookbook, and when you have that kind of talent in house you don’t let them leave without throwing down a few tracks. … READ MORE

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XXL Freshman 2014 Cypher – Part 2 | Video

After http://freshnessmag.com/2014/06/02/xxl-freshman-2014-cypher-featuring-chance-rapper-vic-mensa-isaiah-rashad-kevin-gates-august-alsina/” target=”_blank”>Part 1 earlier this week featuring http://chanceraps.com” target=”_blank”>Chance The Rapper, http://vicmensa.com” target=”_blank”>Vic Mensa, http://topdawgmusic.com” target=”_blank”>Isaiah Rashad, http://evingat.es” target=”_blank”>Kevin Gates and http://augustalsina.com” target=”_blank”>August Alsina, http://xxlmag.com” target=”_blank”>XXL released part 2 of their cypher series from its http://xxlmag.com/xxl-freshmen-2014″ target=”_blank”>2014 Freshman cover shoot. On deck for the second round … READ MORE

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50 Cent Reunites With G-Unit at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2014

The sun had already set on Sunday night when http://50cent.com” target=”_blank”>50 Cent took the stage at http://hot97.com/summerjam/” target=”_blank”>Summer Jam 2014, an event hosted by your favorite rapper’s favorite radio station, New York’s http://hot97.com” target=”_blank”>HOT 97. Every June, the biggest names in hip hop, past and present, trek … READ MORE

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XXL Freshman 2014 Cypher – Part 1 | Video

http://XXLMAG.COM” target=”_blank”>XXL publication is slowly releasing content from their http://xxlmag.com/xxl-freshmen-2014″ target=”_blank”>2014 Freshman cover shoot and if the first cypher featuring http://chanceraps.com” target=”_blank”>Chance The Rapper, http://vicmensa.com” target=”_blank”>Vic Mensa, http://topdawgmusic.com” target=”_blank”>Isaiah Rashad, http://evingat.es” target=”_blank”>Kevin Gates and http://augustalsina.com” target=”_blank”>August Alsina is any indication of what will flow from the shoot … READ MORE

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Mortal Kombat X – Official Game Preview Featuring New Song by Wiz Khalifa

Ahead of next week’s E3 2014, http://netherrealm.com/” target=”_blank”>NetherRealm Studios and http://warnerbros.com” target=”_blank”>Warner Bros. just unveiled a preview of the https://mortalkombat.com” target=”_blank”>Mortal Kombat X, the latest addition to the Mortal Kombat game franchise. Giving fans a glimpse of what’s to come, the trailer features Scorpion and Sub-Zero in … READ MORE

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La Dispute Covers Nirvana’s “Polly” – A.V. Club: Pioneering Sessions | Video

Covering tracks is a rite of passage for most bands and every few years, in an attempt to bring some unknowns into the spotlight, an influential body (label, soda brand, clothing line, etc.) will throw their own “spin” on the recurring narrative — this go round it’s … READ MORE

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Kanye West to Headline 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia portion of the http://madeinamericafest.com/” target=”_blank”>2014 Budwesier Made In America Festival lineup was announced today by the way of social media scavenger hunt. Luckily, a few dedicated souls have compiled the complete lineup, thus saving you the trouble of scouring your https://facebook.com/MadeInAmericaFest” target=”_blank”>Facebook and Twitter feeds … READ MORE

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Sonically Transmitted Disease – Documentary Film | Video

Based out of Shanghai, http://freshnessmag.com/2013/12/11/s-t-d-sonically-transmitted-disease/” target=”_blank”>Sonically Transmitted Disease is a homegrown music collective, alternately described as an experiment, a party, an escape from trends and bad music. And now S.T.D. is the filter through which the burgeoning Chinese music scene is examined, courtesy of the following documentary feature. … READ MORE

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Future x 10.DEEP – Honest Tour T-Shirt Collection

Tour merchandise is big business in music industry, sometimes offering exclusive items that can be acquired only at the venue. In supporting http://futurefreebandz.com/”>Future’s Honest Tour, http://10deep.com”>10.DEEP hooked up with Atlanta-based rapper on a pair of t-shirts. Unified in black body, both t-shirts are detailed by photo-print on … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams – “Dear G I R L” | Video

“You know sometimes you catch me starin’ at you. I know. I know,” says the omnipresent voice of https://twitter.com/Pharrell” target=”_blank” shape=”rect”>Pharrell Williams. “I just can’t help it sometimes, it’s because I’m trying to figure you out.” These are words spoken directly to his inspirations – his muses … READ MORE

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ALIFE Sessions – Afrojack | Video

Earlier this month, Dutch DJ Nick van de Wall, better known to his fans as http://afrojack.com/” target=”_blank”>Afrojack, took over the http://alifenewyork.com/” target=”_blank”>ALIFE courtyard to officially launch the 2014 ALIFE Sessions. While the performance represented a radical departure from previous hip hop-themed shows — featuring the likes of http://freshnessmag.com/2014/03/05/alife-sessions-presents-schoolboy-q-video/” target=”_blank”>Schoolboy … READ MORE