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In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising. Drake threw a bunch of great songs up on Soundcloud…   Read Story »
Lil Wayne's career has been inextricably linked to Cash Money Records and co-founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams, a guy Wayne has always referred to as his "daddy." Birdman -- who used to rap under the…   Read Story »
Last night, BET held its annual Hip-Hop Awards show, broadcasting from Atlanta with Snoop Dogg hosting. As usual, the big news items weren't the actual awards -- nobody really cares who won what --…   Read Story »
Birdman isn't the center of attention on the Rich Gang mixtape, but let's take a moment for Birdman anyway. For someone who, at least according to conventional wisdom, cannot rap, Brian "Baby"…   Read Story »
Rich Gang is weird sort of amorphous rap crew that Cash Money magnate Birdman has been running lately; it's basically Birdman and whoever happens to be in the room with him at any given moment.…   Read Story »
Certain comments-section mainstays may disagree, but I maintain that Dreamchasers 3, the latest burst of frantic rap intensity from Meek Mill, is one of the year's finest mixtapes. The tape opens…   Read Story »
A late entry to our 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011 list was the developing issue between Common and Drake, which may or may not have been based on general jealousy surrounding Serena Williams, of all…   Read Story »
We didn't do one of these last week, on account of the holiday and all, which leaves us a whole lot to choose from this week. There were so many good videos from so many different corners of the…   Read Story »
Nicki tries on a Wayne impression -- she announces "I am the female Weezy" in the first line of Birdman's new single, and the attire matches the claim -- as she leads off "Y.U. Mad." Great beat on…   Read Story »