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Drake has announced that for the first time in his career, he will be heading over to Australia to perform some shows along with special guest 2 Chainz. This is in addition to him at the annual Future Music Festival.

The tour consists of just 4 dates: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane so we’re sure that tickets will be selling out fast when they are available next Monday. You can view the dates on the above image and check out the website here.

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Everybody wonders why Jeremih’s number 1 hit ‘Don’t Tell Em’ doesn’t have a music video. The singer has opened a bit about his absence from the mainstream and why it’s taking so long to release his third album Late Nights: The Album which was originally set to hit stores on September 30th.

He partly blames the legal fight with his 2 year old son’s mother and lack of interest from his label Def Jam for his no show.

On not shooting a video for the hit song:

“I blame myself,” the singer says, sitting on the rooftop of West Hollywood hotel Palihouse. “I had a video scheduled. I just didn’t show up to it because of…” he trails off, declining to elaborate. “I’m not going to point my finger at somebody else at this point.”

“When you can count on your hands how many videos you’ve done in your career, when you’ve never performed your hits on TV, something’s not right. Everyone always wants to say I’m shy. I don’t think so, but there’s a disconnect with my fans. I want my fans to see me — that’s what they never do.”

On his absence:

“My label is hesitating and not being on my side. I stopped caring about being Jeremih over the last few months,” he says. “A lot of people don’t know I have a 2-year-old son. His mom wasn’t allowing me to see him, and it was messing with me. I was internally unbalanced. But I just got out of that trial and I won. I want to show some skin now,” he says. “Over the next few months, if you don’t hear about me, something’s wrong.”

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B.o.B will be making a stop with his No Genre Tour in NYC on November 24th (date on flyer is wrong) at Irving Plaza with Kevin Gates. And HHNM is giving you a chance to win 2 pairs of tickets.

Winning is easy:

1. Follow us on Twitter @HHNMblog
2. Tweet the following after filling in your favorite song from B.o.B in the blank:

My favorite song from @bobATL is ______ @HHNMblog #HHNMgiveaway http://bit.ly/1uO3y9i

That is all. Two winners will be picked and then contacted on Twitter DM. Contest ends today, November 21st at 11 pm EST.

Fans can buy tickets here.

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Eminem is at it again. After causing controversy by dissing Lana Del Rey in the SHADY CVXPHER, Shady is in the news again with his shots at Iggy Azalea on the new song ‘Vegas’ featuring Royce Da 5’9″ which appears on the new Shady XV compilation album.

On the track, he raps the following at the 2:20 mark (stream the song below):

“So swallow my pride, you’re lucky just to follow my ride / If I let you run alongside the Humvee / Unless you’re Nicki, grab you by the wrist, let’s ski / So what’s it gon’ be / Put that shit away, Iggy / You don’t wanna blow that rape whistle on me.”

Iggy has responded to the lyrics, calling the situation awkward because her brother is a huge Eminem fan.

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Billboard 200 has announced its biggest change in 23 years today.

The authority in album sales in the country has revealed that it will now include on-demand streaming and individual digital track sales (as measured by Nielsen) towards ranking albums on the Billboard 200 chart. It’s the biggest change since it started using Nielsen/Soundscan data to measure album sales in 1991.

The new chart will debut after calculating data from album sales during the Thanksgiving week and aims to provide consumers a true estimate of “consumption activity” instead of only counting sales.

From now on, 10 digital track sales from an album and 1,500 song streams from an album will be counted as one album sale each. Streaming data from all leading providers like Spotify, Beats Music, Google Play and Xbox Music will be taken into consideration. Current artists like Ariana Grande, Hozier and Maroon 5 are likely to immediately benefit from the new methodology as their streaming and digital song sales have been outperforming their album sales in recent weeks.

Billboard will continue to publish a pure album sales chart called Top Album Sales, that will maintain the traditional Billboard 200 methodology comprising Nielsen’s sales data only. Also, existing genre album charts like Country, R&B/Hip-Hop, etc. will remain sale-based for the time being.

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Joey Badass has been in the recording process of his album for a while now but is finally ready to present it to the world. Today, he has announced that the debut B4.DA.$$ will release on his birthday, January 20, 2015. Below is a message to the fans along with a video trailer.

P.eace young world this is the Badmon Jozif and I just want to thank all of my supporters and fans for being so patient with me as I finished my first album. The wait is finally almost over and the release date is locked and loaded. After discovering my birthday falls on a Tuesday (the day of the week all albums drop) next year I decided to save the album drop for then (1.20.15). I thought it was the best time to cause a shift. It’s always been a goal of mine to drop a project on my birthday and the premonition has finally come into fruition. The number 120 is very unique and symbolic to me as well. My 1st album on my 20th birthday this was destiny.

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