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Oct
15
New Music: DJ Khaled f/ Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Ace Hood, & Wale – ‘I’m Still’

I'm Still

DJ Khaled drops two new tracks in one day. In addition to “You Don’t Want These Problems,” the Miami DJ keeps winning on “I’m Still” featuring Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Ace Hood, and Wale.

“I know a lot of ni**as in here probably hate me right now/ I’ll drink to that/ That ain’t gon’ change a thing/ Still gon’ do my thing,” sings Breezy on the hook.

Suffering From Success arrives Oct. 22.

Listen to them grind it out on the Lee on the Beats production.

UPDATE: Chris has released his rap verse from the song that wasn’t included.

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Oct
9
Video: Wale – ‘Simple Man in Toronto’

Wale

Wale heads across the border in the video for his Gifted cut “Simple Man in Toronto.” The D.C. rapper rides through the streets of Toronto at night and connects in the studio with J. Cole and Canada’s own Drake.

“All I want is money, fuck the fame/ I’m a simple man,” raps Wale, who is currently on tour with Cole.

Grab your passport and travel to Canada with the MMG MC.

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Sep
30
Video: Wale – ‘Golden Salvation’

Wale

“For the price of fame, what would you do to have them say your name?” asks Wale in the video for “Golden Salvation,” a cut off his album The Gifted.

The MMG rapper, whose Tiara Thomas-assisted single “Bad” was recently certified platinum, weighs the tragic cost of fame while showing how far people will go for a Jesus piece.

“The message in this video is clear as day,” said Wale. “Had it been released when ‘fans’ cared bout creative music and story telling. It would have challenged listeners.. But we live in a time where ppl have selective hearing.”

He is currently on the road with J. Cole on the “What Dreams May Come” tour, which wraps on Oct. 30 in Seattle.

Watch his cautionary tale below.

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Sep
12
New Music: MMG – ‘Self Made, Vol. 3’ [Album Stream]

Self Made, Vol. 3

Rick Ross and his MMG crew are back for a third time with Self Made, Vol. 3. Due Sept. 17, the hip-hop compilation features MMG’s all-stars including Rozay, Meek Mill, Wale, Rockie Fresh, Stalley, and Omarion.

They also reached outside the camp, enlisting J. Cole, Lupe Fiasco, Hit-Boy, French Montana, Fabolous, Pusha T, and the late Lil Snupe.

“This album is more energetic. It’s like a home invasion,” said Ross during his appearance on “106 & Park.” “We’re kicking in the door with the energy and everybody’s coming with their A-game.”

They will celebrate by playing three shows in one day on Sept. 17. Wale will be in North Carolina with J. Cole, Meek Mill has a show in Washington, D.C., and Rick Ross will headline New York’s Gramercy Theatre. The concerts will be live streamed on MMG.TV.

You don’t have to wait until Tuesday to hear the album. All 16 tracks can now be streamed below.

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Sep
10
Video: Sean Kingston f/ Wale – ‘Seasonal Love’

Sean Kingston and Wale

Sean Kingston is all grown up. The 23-year-old singer hits the strip club in the video for “Seasonal Love” featuring Wale. In the Benny Boom-directed clip, he meets a dancer (real-life girlfriend Maliah Michel), but their romance goes beyond the velvet rope.

He brings her home and wines and dines her until she one day finds him flirting with another woman. But she realizes that their love is more than seasonal, and ends up spending spring, summer, fall, and winter with him.

Kingston’s third album Back 2 Life arrives today featuring appearances from Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, T.I., Yo Gotti, and Busta Rhymes.

Watch their romance blossom on screen.

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Sep
3
Video: Wale f/ Nicki Minaj & Juicy J – ‘Clappers’

Nicki Minaj and Wale

The bigger, the better. Wale links with Nicki Minaj and Juicy J in the Benny Boom-directed video for his strip club anthem “Clappers” off his latest album The Gifted. The Young Money rapstress sips her Myx moscato and twerks alongside her male co-stars, who watch the ladies shake their big ol’ butts.

Feats your eyes on the bootylicious visuals.

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Aug
7
New Music: Sean Kingston f/ Wale – ‘Seasonal Love’

Seasonal Love

Sean Kingston heat up the summer with his Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa-assisted hit “Beat It.” Now he comes with a single for all types of weather on “Seasonal Love.” The radio-friendly record boasts a twerk-ready beat and a verse from MMG’s own Wale.

“‘Seasonal Love’ has a happy, strip club, turnt-up type of vibe,” Sean tells Rap-Up.com.

His third album Back 2 Life is due Sept. 10 featuring T.I., 2 Chainz, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, and Busta Rhymes.

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