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Watch: “Hotline Bling” – Drake

“I’ve played with feet before… I love feet”. Drake Although heavily criticised for his ‘feminised’ use of emotion and exaggerated poetic wordplay, I am a huge fan of Drake’s music. Basically, anything he releases, features on or is even associated with, I love. His new video to ‘Hotline Bling’ epitomises everything I admire about his music but also about the …

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Kendrick Lamar interviews N.W.A

“We had no idea we’d blow up this major,”…We made Straight Outta Compton in six weeks, and that’s without working weekends. Twenty-five years later, and here’s a big-ass Hollywood movie carrying the same name. It’s unbelievable.” Dr Dre Ahead of the premiere of “Straight Outta Compton”, Kendrick Lamar was afforded the opportunity to interview N.W.A. for Billboard. During their sit …

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StraightOuttaCompton Fever Hits UK!

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StraightOuttaCompton Fever hit the UK, with its London premier, with celebrated artistes from the music, film and TV donning the Red Carpet last night. Europe finally witnessed Hip Hop greatness on film, with the Picturehouse Central hosting the long-awaited screening for the Legendary artistes biopic film. “From the Hood to Hollywood” ICECUBE The NWA star Hip Hop Legend Ice Cube …

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Listen: Tink Releases New Mixtape ‘Winter’s Diary 3′

Rising Chicago rapper/singer Tink has been on fire since signing with Timbaland’s Mosley Music Group, but she keeps things cool this summer by releasing the third installment of her acclaimed mixtape series ‘Winter’s Diary.’ The 10-track mixtape, which follow last year’s “Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours”, features production from Timbaland, DJ Wes, Jelan Abrams, and Cookin’ Soul. Tink shows her …

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Music News: Dr Dre announces “Compton: The Soundtrack by Dr. Dre”

Last week Ice Cube had an interview at Power99 and announced that Dr. Dre will soon drop an album inspired by Compton. “Dre’s dropping a inspired album, inspired by the Compton… So he’s dropping something on August 1st. It’s mega. You know it’s Dr. Dre. It’s what everybody been waiting for. It’s definitely a dope record.” Ice Cube Dr Dre …

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The Roots :OdeToHipHop

“LONDON! We’ll see you on 10 July at O2 Academy Brixton.” The Roots The Roots will headline their first London show since 2011 at O2 Academy Brixton on Friday 10th July. The legendary, Grammy Award winning Hip Hop crew and arguably the hardest working musicians in popular culture, turn 28 this year. The brainchild of childhood friends Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson …

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