Pharrell Brings Out Jay Z, Usher, T.I., & Pusha T at Coachella

Jay Z and Pharrell

The stars once again aligned for Pharrell Williams. After sharing the stage with Gwen Stefani, Nelly, Diddy, and Snoop Dogg last weekend, the music mastermind stormed the desert with another star-studded set during Weekend 2 of Coachella.

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Video: Watch the Duck f/ T.I. – ‘Girlfriend??’


T.I. takes over the club with Atlanta trio Watch the Duck in the video for their remix to “Girlfriend??” Tip plays bartender, serving rounds of shots to the ladies, while the wild night is captured on camera for an episode of “Cheaters.”

The original song can be found on Watch the Dutch’s Anatidaephobia EP.

The trapstep group is also featured on “100″ off Iggy Azalea’s debut The New Classic.

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T.I. Tackles Parenting, DeSean Jackson Controversy on ‘Arsenio’


Fresh off the fourth season premiere of VH1′s “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,” T.I. returned to “Arsenio,” but this time, the conversation was focused on fatherhood.

When asked how he’s dealing with his teenage daughters’ dating life, the father of six responded, “The government got all my guns now. … Prayer and patience.”

The Hustle Gang chief also dished out advice to his fellow parents in the audience and weighed in on DeSean Jackson’s controversial release from the Philadelphia Eagles for alleged gang connections.

“I don’t think he had any control over where he lived,” he said of the NFL star, who signed a $24 million deal with the Washington Redskins. “If he could have lived in Beverly Hills, I think he would back then.”

See Tip’s take on all this and more.

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New Mixtape: Doe B – ‘D.O.A.T. 3′

D.O.A.T. 3

T.I. is keeping the memory of Doe B alive. Three months after the 22-year-old Alabama rapper’s tragic death, the Hustle Gang chief follows through on his promise and releases the third installment in his D.O.A.T. (Definition of a Trapper) mixtape series.

Hosted by DJ Frank White, DJ Scream, and Bigga Rankin, the 18 tracks features appearances from Doe B’s Hustle Gang family including Tip, Trae Tha Truth, and Young Dro, with production by KE on the Track, Zaytoven, and JB.

“One thing that I will never do, I’ll never let this young man’s hard work go to waste,” vowed T.I. at his protégé’s funeral. “I’ll never let his life be lived in vain. All of my resources, relationships, all of my efforts, all of my energy will be put forth to make sure that his dream lives on.”

Stream the mixtape below and purchase it on iTunes.

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New Music: T.I. – ‘Danny Glover (Remix)’


With SXSW underway, DJ Whoo Kid, DJ Skee, and DJ MLK deliver the second volume of their SXEW mixtape. In addition to recent songs from Jay Z and Lil Wayne, the tape features T.I.’s freestyle to Young Thug’s “Danny Glover.”

Following remixes from Nicki Minaj, Waka Flocka, and A$AP Ferg, the Hustle Gang chief “goes hard as a motherfu**er” on his explosive verse, which ends in gun shots.

He also puts his royal touch on Atlanta trio Watch the Duck’s single “Girlfriend??”

Blast off with the King.

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New Music: Big Boi f/ T.I. & Ludacris & Kito & Reija Lee – ‘King Sh!t’

King Sh!t

For his latest #MashUpMondays release, Big Boi remixes his Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors cut “In the A” with Kito & Reija Lee’s “Run for Cover.” The OutKast rapper, along with fellow ATLiens T.I. and Ludacris, unleashes some rapid-fire rhymes over the dubstep beat.

“Yeah, you may be able to outtrap me, but none of you ni**as’ll ever outrap me,” proclaims Luda.

Hear their genre-bending collaboration below.

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New Music: Beyoncé f/ T.I. – ‘Drunk in Love (Remix)’

T.I. and Beyoncé

The King meets the Queen on the latest remix to Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love.” Following Kanye West, Diplo, and The Weeknd, T.I. gets filthy with his flow over an EDM-meets-trap beat, produced by Watch the Duck. Drank it up.

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