The-Dream – ‘Fruition’


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The-Dream is prepping the release of a new album in 2015 and today, the first taste of what to expect is here. This new song ‘Fruition’ has been playing on Atlanta radio for a week or so but finally find its way online today. Nice to hear a “happy in love” record from Terius. Press play below.

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In a recent interview with Revolt, 2 Chainz discussed his deal with PRPS Jeans, starting off 2015 with his new album and going on tour with Drake. He also revealed that he will drop a mixtape titled T.R.U. Jack City for up and coming artists in Atlanta like Short Dawg, Bankroll Fresh, Young Dolph, Travis Porter, Peewee Longway and others by featuring them on it.

This will be a good look for Atlanta who has had multiple young rappers break out in recent years.

Fabolous – ‘Will Smith’


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Fabolous first gave a taste of this song during his short freestyle on Sway In The Morning Show. Now, he releases the full version of the track which is conveniently titled ‘Will Smith’. The Young OG Project drops Christmas day.

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As an early Christmas present, Madonna releases 6 new songs from Rebel Heart for fans in response to some that leaked a few days ago. On one of them, she links up with Nicki Minaj once again after ‘Give Me All Your Luvin‘ almost 3 years ago.

One of the other cuts that she released is titled ‘Illuminati’ and is produced by Kanye West. Purchase the tracks and pre-order the album here and listen to the new collaboration below.

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The Christmas in Brooklyn event presented by WBLS and HOT 97 is currently going down at the Barclays Center featuring performances by Run DMC, LL Cool J, DJ Z-Trip, Lecrae, K. Michelle and Diggy.

But moments ago, something rare and legendary happened when LL took the stage. Apart from bringing out Raekwon and Troy Ave as special guests, he shocked the live audience by inviting his old time rival Canibus. The duo performed the controversial track ‘4, 3, 2, 1′ together, the same track which ignited a beef between the two MCs back in 1997.

If you’re not sure about the history behind their beef, here’s a brief rundown:

On the song, Canibus rapped the following lines “L, is that mic on your arm? Let me borrow that.” which was a reference to LL’s microphone tattoo. But the Queens rapper took offense to it and hit back at Canibus on the same song. Before the song was officially released, LL asked Canibus to change his verse and he agreed. In return, LL promised to change his verse too but the version that came out featured LL’s original verse where he was dissing Canibus.

People weren’t sure what really happened behind the scenes but a heavy beef ensued with Canibus dropping a diss song ‘Second Round K.O.’ and LL coming back at him with ‘The Ripper Strikes Back’ and ‘Back Where I Belong’.

Tonight was a rare moment in history and Pete Rock captured a few seconds of that for us. Watch the footage below.

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Nicki promised a surprise for her fans tonight and she delivered. The rapper, who released her third album The Pinkprint this week releases a 16 minute mini movie which serves as a storytelling with various songs from the LP playing as the soundtrack such as ‘All Things Go’, ‘The Crying Game’, ‘I Lied’ and ‘Grand Piano’.

Each song’s clip is directed by a different director. Watch the full movie below which somewhat points to her real life breakup with longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels.

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