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#NationalCoffeeDay: Top 10 Cafés with [Free] Wi-Fi in Los Angeles

Monday, September 29th, 2014

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In honor of #NationalCoffeeDay, we’ve put together a list of our favorite cafe’s in Los Angeles with Wi-Fi! College students, you’re welcome. (more…)

Video: Beyoncé And Jay Z Perform At Global Citizen Festival

Monday, September 29th, 2014


Even with their On The Run tour being over, Beyoncé and Jay Z still grace their fans with a joint performance and bring the show to life at the 3rd Annual Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday. (more…)

Video: Kanye West Joins Common On Stage At AAHH! Festival

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Giving his hometown of Chicago one of the best surprises this weekend, Kanye West jumps on stage and joins Common at the AAHH! Festival this weekend. (more…)

GRAMMY Pro Sessions: Common & No I.D.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


Moderated by Soren Baker, hip-hop recording artist/actor Common and hip-hop/R&B producer I.D. visit the Apogee Studio for a GRAMMY Pro Session to have a conversation with the crowd and give a live performance! (more…)

The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Reveal The Cyphers Lineup

Friday, September 19th, 2014


The taping of the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards is going down in Atlanta this Saturday, September 20th and it will premiere on October 14th at 8 p.m. ET. With that being said, the anticipated cypher lineup has been revealed and we’re all wondering who will have the most-talked-about cypher this year!? (more…)

New Music: Problem (Prod. By Salva) – “Motivated”

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Problem and local Los Angeles producer Salva team up “motivated, to win” with their new single, “Motivated!” (more…)

Video: Jennifer Lopez Performs “Booty” At 2014′s Fashion Rocks

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014


Jenny from the block is claiming her booty crown! Jennifer Lopez flaunts her moves and her famous derrière while performing to her banger “Booty” for the first time live at 2014′s Fashion Rocks held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (more…)

Video: Ariana Grande Performs National Anthem At NFL Kickoff Game

Friday, September 5th, 2014


Ariana Grande hit all the high notes flawlessly during her stellar performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the 2014-2015 NFL season opener! (more…)

12 Things You Have To Do In LA This September!

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

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Just because our parents, bosses and teachers are enforcing summer’s end, that doesn’t make it official – we’ll just let So Cal’s weather decide!

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Nominees For The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards!

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

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The BET awards are approaching us on October 14th at the Atlanta Civic Center in the ATL, premiering at 8 PM – and the offical list of nominees have been revealed!

Snoop Dogg will be returning as the host for another year, while Drake leads the pack of nominees with eight nominations (which we don’t find too surprising)… Jay Z, Pharrell and Future follow close behind him.

Best Hip Hop Video
Drake – “Worst Behavior”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
Iggy Azalea f/ Charli XCX – “Fancy”
J. Cole f/ TLC – “Crooked Smile”
Nicki Minaj – “Pills N Potions”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
Eminem f/ Rihanna – “The Monster”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
ScHoolboy Q f/ BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio”
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

Best Live Performer
Drake
JAY Z
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
T.I.

Lyricist of the Year
Drake
Eminem
J. Cole
JAY Z
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson
Director X
Dre Films
Hype Williams

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard
DJ Scream

Producer of the Year
DJ Mustard
Drumma Boy
Hit-Boy
Mike WiLL Made It
Pharrell
Timbaland

MVP of the Year
DJ Mustard
Drake
Future
JAY Z
Nicki Minaj

Track of the Year
“Cut Her Off” (Remix) – Produced by Will-A-Fool (K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort)
“Move That Doh” – Produced by Mike WiLL Made It (Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)
“My Hitta” – Produced by DJ Mustard (YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan)
“Studio” – Produced by Swiff D (ScHoolboy Q f/ BJ The Chicago Kid)
“Worst Behavior” – Produced by DJ Dahi (Drake)

Album of the Year
Drake – “Nothing Was The Same”
Eminem – “The Marshall Mathers LP 2″
Future – “Honest”
Rick Ross – “Mastermind”
ScHoolboy Q – “Oxymoron”
Yo Gotti – “I Am”

Who Blew Up Award
Iggy Azalea
Migos
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q
YG
Young Thug

Hustler of the Year
Dr. Dre
Drake
JAY Z
Rick Ross
T.I.

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)
A$AP Rocky
JAY Z
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj
Young Thug

Best Hip Hop Online Site
AllHipHop.com
Complex.com
HotNewHipHop.com
NecoleBitchie.com
RapRadar.com
WorldStarHipHop.com

Best Club Banger
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh” (Produced by Mike WiLL Made It)
K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG & Too $hort – “Cut Her Off” (Remix) (Produced by Will-A-Fool)
Migos – “Fight Night” (Produced by Stack Boy Twaun)
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz” (Produced by Detail)
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta” (Produced by DJ Mustard)
Young Thug – “Stoner” (Produced by Dun Deal)

Best Mixtape
Action Bronson – “Blue Chips 2″
Fabolous – “The Soul Tape 3″
Migos – “No Label 2″
Rich Homie Quan – “I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In”
Wiz Khalifa – “28 Grams”

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
B.o.B – “Paranoid” (Ty Dolla $ign f/ B.o.B)
B.o.B – “Up Down” (Do This All Day) (T-Pain f/ B.o.B)
Drake – “Who Do You Love” (YG f/ Drake)
Kendrick Lamar – “Control” (Big Sean f/ Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)
Pharrell – “Move That Doh” (Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)

Impact Track
Common f/ Vince Staples – “Kingdom”
Lecrae – “Nuthin”
Lupe Fiasco – “Mission”
The Roots f/ Patty Cash – “Never”
Talib Kweli f/ Abby Dobson – “State of Grace”

People’s Champ Award
Drake – “Worst Behavior”
Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino – “Move That Doh”
Iggy Azalea f/ Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”
YG f/ Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill & Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta” (Remix)

“STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON” Fan Casting Call

Thursday, September 4th, 2014


Following the rise and fall of N.W.A., the upcoming film STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON tells the story of how five young men changed music and pop culture forever. This month, fans can help recreate some of N.W.A’s iconic concert performances. (more…)

GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2014

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014


Last night, Britain’s most brilliant (and best-dressed) are descending on the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden for the annual GQ Men Of The Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss. (more…)