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Black Thought of The Roots band is one of the most respected MCs in the game with some even mentioning him in the Top 5 Dead or Alive list.

But fans have often wondered why a talented rapper like Black hasn’t released a solo album till now. They will be glad to know that their wish is really about to be granted finally. Answering a fan on Twitter, the rapper, real name Tariq Trotter revealed that he’s currently working on it. Let’s hope the product arrives soon.

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Kanye West Covers TIME

April 16th, 2015 by Akaash

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Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian are two of TIME magazine’s 100 Influential Celebrities and Ye himself lands a spot on one of only a few covers. Hit the jump to take a behind the scenes look at the shot and hear some words from the man himself.

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Tomorrow will see the release of Young Thug’s Barter 6 project and just before that, he releases the final artwork after his name change due to legalities and the official tracklist. B6 will feature Birdman, T.I., Boosie Badazz, Young Dolph, Jacquees, Duke and Yak Gotti. Hit the jump to check out the full list.

P.S. – The album is already out in New Zealand.

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Wiz Khalifa has scored his second number 1 after ‘Black & Yellow’ on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the Fast & Furious 7 single ‘See You Again’.

The catchy song, which features singer Charlie Puth has hit the #1 spot on Spotify, Billboard streaming songs chart as well as iTunes, thus pushing it to the top spot on Hot 100 and ending Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars ‘Uptown Funk!’ reign of 14 weeks.

Much success of the song can be accredited to the fact that the emotional tune plays in the end of the highly successful Fast & Furious 7 movie as a dedication to late Paul Walker. Watch the music video here.

Previous: Wiz Khalifa Performs ‘See You Again’ With Charlie Puth On ‘The Ellen Show’

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Ty Dolla Sign has been working on his debut album Free TC for a while now. Although his first single ‘Stand For‘ and the follow up ‘Drop That Kitty‘ have been moderate successes, Ty will be hoping to score at least one proper hit.

Today, he has announced that the album, which is named after his incarcerated brother, will be hitting stores June 2. Watch the video announcement below.

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Along with the rest of the Mob, A$AP Rocky has been going through some hard times since the release of his debut album Long.Live.A$AP including the death of A$AP Yams and a public break up. He’s taken the silent route over the years and worked tirelessly on his new album and at long last, we have a possible release date for it.

Amazon reports that A.L.L.A. will be released on May 26th just over seven weeks from now which doesn’t seem unlikely considering how a lot of rappers have been going about releasing projects recently.

Previously: A$AP Rocky Covers Complex (April / May 2015)

UPDATE: We have better news for you fans today as Hitsdailydouble is reporting that the album is scheduled to May 12, same day as Snoop Dogg’s Bush. We hope it’s the truth.