Universal, Not Racial: Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly Review

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Welcome to Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly.
An installment living in a world of its own—with heavy jazz-influenced, live instrumentation—where a black man deals with love, depression, grief and the curses of fame. Somehow, to some listeners—out of everything this project contains—there is nothing more interesting than the fact Kendrick Lamar is an African-American who tackles topics pertaining to his skin color throughout a few songs. Making it seem as if TPAB is a black-themed effort.
(Somebody even wrote a piece on how to “approach the overwhelming blackness” of it. Pathetic, right?) Read more

Dr. Dre Talks ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Movie

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Dr. Dre recently stopped by Real 92.3 to sit down with Big Boy. The producer/rapper took some time to discuss the upcoming NWA biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’. He talks about what the goal was with the movie and what we can expect from it. The movie hits theaters August 14th. Check out the video after the jump.

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Rihanna – ‘Better Have My Money’

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Rihanna drops her new single ‘Better Have My Money’. This track is off her upcoming album set to drop later this year. Check it out.

Lil Boosie – ‘Black Rain’

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Lil Boosie drops a new track called ‘Black Rain’. He is currently working on his new album set to drop in Summer 2015. Check it out.

Cozz – ‘Knock Tha Hustle’ (Remix) ft. J. Cole (Music Video)

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Cozz drops the visuals for the official remix to ‘Knock Tha Hustle’ featuring J. Cole. This is taken from his debut project ‘Cozz & Effect’ out now. Check out the video after the jump.

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T-Pain – ‘Sun Goes Down’ ft. Audio Push

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T-Pain continues dropping new music and today he lets loose ‘Sun Goes Down’ featuring Audio Push. His new mixtape ‘The Iron Way’ drops March 27th. Check it out.

Ludacris – ‘Call Ya Bluff’ (Music Video)

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Ludacris drops the visuals for ‘Call Ya Buff’. His new album ‘Ludaversal’ is hitting stores March 31st. Check out the video after the jump.

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Hit-Boy – ‘Automatically’ x ‘Show Me Something’ (Music Videos)

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Hit-Boy decides to drop two new music videos and one is for ‘Automatically’ and the other is ‘Show Me Something’ featuring B.Carr. Check out both videos after the jump.

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Chinx – ‘Dope House’ (Remix) ft. Jadakiss & French Montana

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Chinx drops the official remix to ‘Dope House’ and gets French Montana and Jadakiss for the record. Check it out.

Tink – ‘Ratchet Commandments’ (Music Video)

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Tink drops the visuals to her latest track ‘Ratchet Commandments’. Timbaland said Aaliyah spoke to him in his dreams and said ‘Tink’ is the one. Who knows, but she’s definitely got talent. Check out the video after the jump.

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Earl Sweatshirt & Action Bronson – ‘Warlord Leather’

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Earl Sweatshirt and Action Bronson team up for a new track called ‘Warlord Leather’. Both of their albums are available now. Check it out.