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Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

Jasmine V Debuts 'That's Me Right There' Featuring Kendrick Lamar This August

Jasmine Villegas, a phenomenally popular young singer who has soared to the top of the social media universe, is set to release her first Interscope Records single.The catchy summer anthem "That's Me Right There," featuring award-winning, platinum-selling Kendrick Lamar, will be available digitally beginning August 5th.Villegas , who signed to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Interscope Records, Media, Music, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Way (San Jose, CA)

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MTV

Childish Gambino Wants Drake And Kendrick To Know That He's The 'Best Rapper'

Looks like Childish Gambino is trying to take a page out of Kendrick Lamar' s book.

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Related Topix: Childish Gambino, Donald Glover, Hip-Hop, Australia, World News,

Teen Vogue

We Went Behind the Scenes with Jasmine V - Here's the Exclusive...

If you don't already identify as a Jasminator, you've been seriously missing out.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

RollingStone

These Days...

L.A. rapper Ab-Soul comes out of the same Black Hippy collective that's produced platinum star Kendrick Lamar and gritty chart-topper Schoolboy Q. With a rep as the crew's most cerebral member, Ab-Soul works a warm underdog weirdness over heavy-lidded beats on his third album.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Nas Advises Kendrick Lamar On Following Up A Classic Album

Nas addresses comparisons between "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and "Illmatic," says comparing the two isn't fair to Kendrick Lamar.

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Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Illmatic

HipHopDx

[News] Common Praises Eminem, TDE, Lil Herb & Others' Impact On Rap

"I love where Hip Hop is," Common says in an interview with Rap-Up . "There's future in Hip Hop.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

MTV

It Cost Just $1 To See J. Cole, Drake And Kendrick Perform: See The Clips

Stop us if you heard this one before. So J. Cole , Drake and Kendrick Lamar walk into Los Angeles' Belasco Theater on Wednesday night, and charge fans just $1 to watch them perform.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Arts, Theater

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Made in America organizers detail festival plans at community meeting

Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar, performing at the Grammy Awards in January, will top the bill of acts slated to perform at the first L.A. edition of Jay Z's the Budweiser Made in America festival over Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Imagine Dragons, Pop/Rock, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Hip-Hop, Los Angeles, CA, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Stranger

My Fears and Hopes for Capitol Hill Block Party This Weekend

Of all the thoughts currently keeping me up at night , the most stressful one is this: Who will do the Drake and Kendrick Lamar verses on A$AP Rocky 's hit jam "Fuckin' Problems" at Block Party this weekend ? We all know that's the song we want to hear, but it was made to be executed by three very-specific rappers .

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, A$AP Rocky

Madison Publishing

A few of our favourite things from Pemberton Music Festival

With nearly 100 acts at the Pemberton Music Festival, it was impossible to see more than a fraction of the shows over the event's four days - despite our best efforts.

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NME

Kendrick Lamar says he has recorded 40 songs for 'Good Kid, MAAD City' follow-up

Kendrick Lamar has recorded between 30 and 40 songs for his new album, which will be released before the end of 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Kendrick Lamar Interview

On the dull gray door to Studio 2 of the L.A. soundlab where Top Dawg Entertainment makes the magic happen, two warnings are posted.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Rap, Illmatic, Carson, CA, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

MTV

Want A Kendrick Lamar Guest Verse? This Is How Much It'll Cost You

When you're Kendrick Lamar , and your major label debut was widely recognized as an instant classic, and every verse you drop is anxiously awaited by fans, it turns out you can charge a pretty nice price for your guest spots.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Canada.com

Five things about the Pemberton Music Festival

We heard the death knell of indie rock loud and clear at Pemberton. The core of the 20-something crowd was much more willing to lose its collective mind to the sound and fury of EDM artists and rappers like RL Grime, Baauer, deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper rather than hear The New Pornographers, Gold and Youth, Metric and Metz, who ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Chicago Reader

Street View 206: Pitchfork Friday

Dressing for a music festival is so difficult it might as well be a Project Runway challenge.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Chicago, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Vibe

Rewind: J.Cole Performs 'Forbidden Fruit'

In this week's VIBE Rewind, VIBE takes a look back at North Carolina's very own J.Cole's 2013 performance at Rock The Bells in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Spenborough Guardian

Former teacher at Mirfield school became obsessed with teenage pupil

A woman who taught at a Mirfield school has been banned from teaching after becoming obsessed with a male teenage pupil.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Vibe

Photos: Hennessy And Kendrick Lamar Launch Shepard Fairey-Designed Bottle In L.A.

This past Friday , Miss Info hosted Hennessy's official launch of the Hennessy V.S Limited Edition bottle by Shepard Fairey.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Ab Soul's 'These Days' Takes Authentic Look Into the Artist

These Days by Ab Soul has many layers, which accounts for the two week delay in a review of it.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vibe

Report, Replay, Repeat: TDE Playlist

ICYMI, TDE is riding high. Since the release of Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city in 2012, the indie label has had a reign in hip hop that has yet to cease.

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