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Kendrick Lamar Sits Down with Rick Rubin and Covers GQ Style

Kendrick Lamar is featured on the cover of GQ Style‘s first holiday issue sporting winter fashions by Tom Ford, Burberry, and his own Levi’s denim.  We also get a revealing 50-minute interview with legendary producer, Rick Rubin, where they touch

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A$AP Ferg releases remix to “New Level” featuring Lil Uzi Vert & A$AP Rocky

Early bday gift from me to you!!! It’s not officially the 20th yet but I couldn’t wait!!@LILUZIVERT @asvpxrocky https://t.co/anQCw79BD7 — FERG (@ASAPferg) October 20, 2016 A$AP Ferg brought in his 28th birthday by gifting us with a remix for Always Strive

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Public School shares equestrian-themed SS17 look book

NYC high streetwear brand, Public School, has released official images of their SS17 women’s collection and we’re impressed. The brand is known for cleverly blending active streetwear with more unusual silhouettes and they’ve definitely raised the bar this season.  The

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Rihanna and Stance Release Japanese Geisha-Inspired Fall Collection

Specialty sock brand, Stance, has teamed up with Rihanna‘s FENTY Puma line for a Fall sock collection inspired by modern Japanese streetwear and geisha culture. Recently appointed as the brand’s contributing creative director, Rihanna has ushered in a third collection with

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Watch Mick Jenkins’ Stunning Freestyle on ‘Sway In The Morning’

Following the release of his debut album, The Healing Component, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins joined Sway and Heather B on Sway In the Morning for an in depth discussion on his development as an artist. He shares personal stories about his six-year

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Watch A$AP Twelvvy Shop for Comics in Noisey & Friends Episode 2

Noisey & Friends got us caught up with Tunji Ige, Allan Kingdom and now Harlem’s own A$AP Twelvvy as he shopped at the historic St. Mark’s Comics shop in New York City. The second episode of the video series brings us into the world

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Lauryn Hill Shares Revamped “Rebel/I Find It Hard To Say” Track

Lauryn Hill has released an updated version to her “Rebel/I Find It Hard to Say” track, off her MTV Unplugged No 2.0 live album. Following her performance at TIDAL’s Brooklyn Benefit concert, she shared the new version on the streaming platform shortly after and

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Listen to Gucci Mane’s Triumphant ‘Woptober’ Project

Gucci Mane couldn’t hold onto his second post-prison release, Woptober, any longer and released the album three days ahead of it’s anticipated 10/17  date. Gucci is continuing to deliver some of the best bars of his career on this project reflecting on

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BAPE & Coca-Cola Collaborate for New Collection

Coca-Cola has teamed up with Japanese clothing brand, BAPE, for another collection including apparel and homeware goods. The collection features over 30 pieces ranging from t-shirts with the brand’s classic ape logo to camo-printed aprons. The capsule also includes caps, bucket

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Travis Scott Remixes Rae Sremmurd’s “Swang” Track

A photo posted by flame (@travisscott) on Oct 16, 2016 at 2:39pm PDT A new Travis Scott remix of Rae Sremmurd‘s “Swang” was released by DJ Chase B via his Streets Need That mix. After the short frenzy started over

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BRUJAS Create Streetwear Collection to Combat American Prison System

Bronx-based all-female skate collective, BRUJAS, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their new streetwear collection, 1971. The proceeds from this limited collection will support those that have been directly impacted by the injustices of the American prison system via

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Kanye West Blesses Desiigner’s “Timmy Turner” with Fresh Bars and Beat Edit

Desiigner has finally released the CDQ version of the “Tiimmy Turner” remix featuring G.O.O.D Music captain, Kanye West. After previewing a rough version of the track in September, we’ve been thirsting for it’s official release. West adds his own verse to the

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Mysterious Unauthorized Travis Scott Project Appears on Streaming Platforms

This morning a surprise Travis Scott project titled Days Before Birds surfaced on streaming platforms. The 10-track project includes his “Uber Everywhere” remix and tracks with frequent collaborator Young Thug, Migos, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Lil Uzi Vert, and more. Though T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint was listed as the project’s label

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Danny Brown Drops Gritty New Visual for “Pneumonia”

Detroit rapper Danny Brown shares a dark visual for his single “Pneumonia,” off of his latest studio album, Atrocity Exhibition. Brown is suspended by metal chains in midair as he delivers verses chronicling his previous battle with drug abuse. The video shifts from

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Nas and Erykah Badu Deliver Powerful Performance of “Bitter Land”

Nas and Erykah Badu teamed up for a moving performance of “Bitter Land” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The track is featured on the soundtrack for short film, The Land, starring both artists. Backed by a small orchestra, the duet stand side by

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Watch Kid Cudi’s Haunting New Visual for “Frequency”

Kid Cudi has released a video for “Frequency” a single from his upcoming album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’. The Cleveland rapper dances shirtless through a dark jungle setting later joined by some tempting siren-like women. The video was directed by Cudi himself

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CoverGirl Announces First-Ever CoverBoy James Charles

CoverGirl has chosen popular YouTuber, James Charles, to represent the brand as it’s first CoverBoy. This is the first time in the brand’s history that they have chosen a male to be the face of the brand and he has

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Azealia Banks Signs Record Deal with RZA

Azealia Banks has reportedly signed a record deal with Wu-Tang Clan’s mastermind, RZA. While her talent is undeniable, controversy has been following the Harlem rapper since her 2011 “212” debut and fans have found it difficult to support her music. After severing her

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Dickies and Urban Outfitters Collaborate for “Team Work” Collection

Urban Outfitters has partnered with American workwear company, Dickies, for an exclusive apparel collection inspired by working women of today. The collection’s look book features skaters, skydivers, weightlifters and other kick-ass women who are making strides in their fields. The line

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Common Performs at the White House for NPR’s Tiny Desk Series

Common is the latest artist to be featured for NPR’s Tiny Desk series. Hosted at the White House Library, the esteemed rapper performed a 20-minute medley of his hits including “I Used to Love H.E.R” and “Letter to the Free” which

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Anderson .Paak Kills “Come Down” Performance on The Ellen Show

California spitter and 2016 XXL Freshmen Anderson .Paak and his band the Free Nationals took The Ellen Show‘s stage by storm delivering a lively performance of Malibu‘s “Come Down”.  Surrounded by dancers and his bopping band .Paak is proving to be one

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Young Thug Declares He’s “Really Jeffery” in XXL Cover Story Interview

Young Thug sat down with XXL magazine to shed some light on his career, his ambitions and his future plans for the rap game. After declaring 2016 as “The Year of the Thug” he has delivered some of his best work landing

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Denzel Curry releases raw visuals for “Zenith” featuring Joey BadA$$

Floridian rapper, Denzel Curry, delivers a new video for “Zenith” featuring Joey Bada$$ from his latest album, Imperial. The visual was created in partnership with the Urban Outfitters Music Video series and depicts a conflicted Curry and Bada$$ in adjacent rooms stuck in

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Lil Yachty & Gucci Mane Flex on New Track “Bentley Coupe”

Atlanta compatriots, Lil Yachty and Gucci Mane, teamed up for braggadocious track “Bentley Coupe” which Yachty released on his Soundcloud page. The track is rumored to be a single from his next project with the song caption set as: “ALBUM ON DA

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Luke Cage is the Black Superhero We Need IRL

I, like everyone else, spent last weekend watching the Netflix’s series Luke Cage. Based on the 1972 Marvel comic, Luke Cage, Hero for Hire, the series sucked me in immediately and I kept watching until  the Netflix servers to collapsed due to a stream

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Wiz Khalifa Announces BASH Clothing Line Inspired By Son

One of our favorite hip-hop dads, Wiz Khalifa, is releasing a father-son clothing line with Los Angeles based retailer Junk Food, named after his 3-year-old son, Sebastian. The BASH collection will feature t-shirts, bomber jackets and socks inspired by Sebastian’s style which

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Our Favorite Looks from Hood by Air’s SS17 Handkerchief Delivery 2

Following a NYFW show that was the definition of a spectacle, Hood By Air follows up with official images of their Spring/Summer 2017 collection with some new additions. Shayne Oliver and the HBA team bring us the second delivery for the

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5 Important Quotes from Gucci Mane’s XXL Cover Story

Trapfather Gucci Mane sat down with the editor-in-chief at XXL Vanessa Satten, for a revealing interview on his journey from battling a destructive drug habit that almost took everything he had, to returning home to a new world that was highly anticipating

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Teyana Taylor Designs “Red October” Reebok Question

A photo posted by Jimmy Neutch (@teyanataylor) on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:38pm PDT G.O.O.D. music darling, Teyana Taylor collaborates with Reebok to create a “Red October” version of the classic Question sneaker. The signature shoe of famed baller, Allen Iverson,  just celebrated

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Gary Land Releases Photo Book of Basketball Badass Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson has a reputation that precedes him with 14 seasons in the NBA, 11 All-Star appearances, an M.V.P. title, and an induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame all without ever winning a championship ring. Iverson is celebrated for being an electric

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Celebrate Outkast’s ‘Aquemini’ With The Album’s Classic Visuals

Today is the 18th anniversary of Outkast‘s third studio album, Aquemini. The album is fearlessly honest with the group’s two members, Andre 3000 and Big Boi, delving deep into personal subject matter paired with a level of musical experimentation that resulted

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Essential Pieces From Rihanna’s FENTY x Puma SS17 Paris Show

Rihanna has done it again. The pop queen turned fashion mogul debuted the Spring/Summer 2017 FENTYxPuma line at Paris Week and it was a sight to see. The concept for the collection was “Marie Antoinette at the gym” which was executed perfectly

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Francis and the Lights Feature Kanye West on New Single

Francis and the Lights has released a new single for their surprise album, Farewell, Starlite!, announced on stage at Chance the Rapper‘s inaugural hometown concert, ‘The Magnificent Coloring Day’. “My City’s Gone” is a soft, piano-driven ballad with auto-tuned vocals from frequent

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Gucci Mane Delivers Babies in Animated “All My Children” Video

Gucci Mane released an animated video for “All My Children”, a track off of his first post-prison album. The YASHXANA-directed visual shows the Atlanta rapper fathering a group of rowdy kids who seem to only be interested in causing trouble and sipping lean. Gucci

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Our Top 5 Selects From The Pharrell x Adidas “Hu” Collaboration

Pharrell has blessed us with the official images for his 19-piece collection in collaboration with Adidas, “Hu”. The activewear collection features new colorways of his NMD trainers, windbreakers, joggers and even a sports bra. Each of the pieces feature embroidered Japanese

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Unseen Photos of Tupac in Chi Modu’s New Photography Book

Renowned Hip-Hop photojournalist, Chi Modu, has released a 200-page hardcover book with rare photos of Tupac Shakur from 1994 to 1996. Tupac Shakur: UNCATEGORIZED gives us a peek into the humanity of the Hip-Hop legend with a compilation of candid photos in

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Take A Look at the Golf Wang Fall/Winter 2016 Lookbook

This past June, OFGWKTA head honcho Tyler, the Creator held his first runway show for the Golf Wang collection and now we get official images of select pieces from the off-beat brand. Shot by Julian Berman, the photos have bright color content that is juxtaposed against

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RZA To Perform Live Score Screening Of ‘The 36th Chamber of Shaolin’

Like the true mastermind he is, Wu-Tang Clan legend RZA is set to perform the score to classic 1978 martial arts movie, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, at three select locations this Fall. He repurpose classic Wu-Tang Clan instrumentals and studio records for the film right in

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GucciGhost’s Style & Art Takes Over 5th Ave Gucci Flagship Store

Trouble Andrew aka GucciGhost takes it up a notch as he took over social media during NYFW with his infamous work tagged all up on Gucci’s 5th Avenue flagship store. The creation was officially commissioned by Gucci’s Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, in celebration of

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10 Of Our Favorite Looks From New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion week truly gave us an eyeful this season with designers and brands stepping out of their comfort zones to reach and expand their client base and visibility. With everything from mesh jersey tops to svelte floor length

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