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Jay Electronica Brings Out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller & Talib Kweli at 2014 BK Hip-Hop Festival [Video]

The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival was headlined this weekend by Jay Electronica and Raekwon. Jay Electronica brought out a number of special guests for the festival including Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller and Talib Kweli. Mac Miller was the…

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J. Cole Celebrates ‘The Warm Up”s Five Year Anniversary With “Lights Please” Video

Time markers sneak up on you. We live and breathe technology; more than ever, days and dates lose meaning. Weeks wither from their identity and, if not careful, years begin to slip away like grains of sand swept out by…

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Kendrick Lamar Joins Dom Kennedy & J. Cole At Separate Shows In NYC

After dominating the Grammys this past weekend, Kendrick Lamar figured it would be wise to keep his momentum going by taking on a pair of shows in NYC last night. The first of which was J. Cole‘s MSG performance, where…

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J. Cole & Dreamville Records Release New Project ‘Revenge of the Dreamers’

Not since the strong selling release of Born Sinner has J. Cole released a project. Now just a near-nonexistent footnote in rap history, Jun. 18, 2013 was nothing less than an event for the hip-hop community. Well, Cole is back and he’s…

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The 100 Best Songs Of 2013 (Part 1: 100-51)

Wow, can you believe we’re already here? “Here” is year-end list season, of course, which we’ve been flirting with this past week and a half by ranking the best Nardwuar interviews and best mixes of 2013. But now it’s time…

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Justin Timberlake – “TKO” F. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky & Pusha T (Remix)

Anyone in a post-Thanksgiving daze want to hear J. Cole absolutely snap on this remix of Justin Timberlake‘s “TKO“? OK, good, because dude absolutely rips apart the Timbaland instrumental. A$AP Rocky and Pusha T have some nice verses, too, but…

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BET Hip Hop Awards Announce 2013 Nominees

BET has never been that credible of a source in my eyes, but they remain one of the driving forces in hip-hop media. Today they have announced the 2013 Hip Hop Awards nominees, which include a number of notable picks.…

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Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse Made A Huge Impact On Mentioned Rappers’ Social Media Presences

Kendrick Lamar made huge waves the other day with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control“, and today we are still feeling the impact. Thanks to the good folks at BBE Booking Agency, the impact of the verse was measured and…

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Jay Z Stays At Number One, J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Goes Gold

For those keeping count, Jay Z’s new album, Magna Carta… Holy Grail, is still at number one on Billboard. Its sales dropped considerably from 528,000 in its first week to 129,000 in its second week, though that happens way more often…

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J. Cole Pens Apology Letter Over Offensive Autism Lyric On Drake’s “Jodeci Freestyle”

J. Cole has officially responded to criticism and complaints over one of his lines on Drake’s recent loose track, “Jodeci Freestyle“. On it, the Fayetteville, N.C. native raps “I’m artistic, you n***as is autistic, retarded” and last week, it all…