Video: Wale – ‘The Followers’


As he gears up for The Album About Nothing in 2015, Wale holds us over with a video for “The Followers,” which he released following his feud with Meek Mill in July. In the clip, directed by Jon J and Shaun Ross, the MMG signee raps atop a hill and tells his story through other people. There’s also a scene from his favorite TV show “Seinfeld.”

The song will appear on Nas’ upcoming Mass Appeal compilation.

On January 1, Wale will kick off his “Simple Nothing Tour” in Silver Spring, Maryland. See dates here.

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Chris Brown, Pitbull, & Wisin Perform at Latin Grammy Awards

Pitbull, Chris Brown, and Wisin

In between rehearsals for his upcoming tours with Trey Songz and August Alsina, Chris Brown joined Latin superstars Wisin and Pitbull on stage at the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas last night.

The trio brought the crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to its feet with an exhilarating performance of “Control,” which appears on Wisin’s album El Regreso del Sobreviviente.

Following their 2011 hit “International Love,” Breezy and Pitbull have collaborated once again on the Miami Sound Machine-inspired song “Fun” for Pit’s album Globalization, which hits stores Monday.

Watch them light up Las Vegas.

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Rap-Up TV: B.o.B Talks New Album, ‘Fleek,’ and Working with Lil Wayne & Jodeci

With his Trey Songz-assisted single “Not for Long” rising up the charts, B.o.B is readying his fourth album for a spring 2015 release. In between dates on his “No Genre” tour, Rap-Up TV caught up with the Atlanta rapper in L.A. to discuss the follow-up to 2013′s Underground Luxury, which finds him returning to his roots.

“This album will be more like The Adventures of Bobby Ray to me,” he said of his 2010 debut. “But with an edge that The Adventures of Bobby Ray never had.”

The as-yet-untitled project, which he’s been producing himself, will have a rawness like his mixtape material. “When I say edge, I don’t mean like vulgarities like hardcore rap,” said B.o.B. “I just mean the rawness of a lot of my mixtapes and the early stuff when I was doing shit for the hell of it.”

He recently launched his label No Genre (“It quite simply means I can do what the f**k I feel like doing”) and showcased two of his artists, Lin-Z and London Jae, on the viral track “Fleek.”

“Fleek is on point, it’s dope, it’s flawless,” he explained. “You don’t want to be off fleek or no fleek.”

While he wouldn’t confirm it, he said there’s a “strong possibility” of a new collaboration between him and Lil Wayne on Tha Carter V.

However, he is featured on Jodeci’s comeback single “Nobody Wins.” “It is a really jammin’ song,” he said. “It’s a really refreshing sound. It kinda reminds me of like neo-soul meets Goodie Mob meets modern day music.”

Video: Jeezy – ‘Black Eskimo’


Let it snow. Jeezy makes it a white Christmas in the slick visuals for “Black Eskimo” off his album Seen It All. Draped in a black mink and gold jewelry, the Snowman counts his paper on top of a stove and smokes while seated in a throne surrounded by wolves.

He is currently on his “Seen It All” tour, which runs until December 5.

Head to the trap with Snow.

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Usher Brings Out Trey Songz and August Alsina in Chicago

Usher, Trey Songz, and August Alsina

Usher brought the “UR Experience” to Chicago’s United Center on Monday night, and he was joined by some special guests. After opening for Usher earlier in the evening, August Alsina returned to the stage along with Trey Songz to perform the remix to “I Luv This Shit,” and the ladies went wild.

“I went on tour with Usher a couple years ago. It changed my life,” Trigga told the crowd. “Make some noise for one of the greatest in the game—greatest there ever is, greatest there ever will be. I love you, boy.”

Usher also welcomed Rico Love, who penned several of his hits including “There Goes My Baby,” to perform his single “They Don’t Know.”

The “UR Experience” hits the west coast later this week before winding down on December 14 in Tampa, Fla.

Watch the R&B superstars touch down in the Chi.

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Video: Migos f/ Rick Ross – ‘Black Bottles’

Rick Ross and Migos

Go hard or go home. Migos toasts with Rick Ross in the flashy video for “Black Bottles.” In the black-and-white clip, directed by Dre Films, the ATL trio flaunts gold chains, while a ski mask-clad Rozay pops Belaire Rose as it snows on set. Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without some sexy ladies, who aren’t afraid to show skin.

Migos’ mixtape Rich Ni**a Timeline is available now, while Rozay’s new album Hood Billionaire drops Monday.

Next up, look out for MMG’s compilation Self Made, Vol. 4.

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Video: B.o.B f/ Trey Songz – ‘Not for Long’

Trey Songz and B.o.B

B.o.B is back and breaking hearts in the video for “Not for Long,” the first single off his upcoming fourth album. The Atlanta rapper and his labelmate Trey Songz charm the ladies with their good looks and bank accounts. B.o.B—who’s been hitting the gym—finds out that his girl actually has a girl of her own, but it won’t be for long. Plus, check out his dance moves.

Bobby Ray can currently be seen on his “No Genre Tour” with Kevin Gates, while Trigga will join Chris Brown on their “Between the Sheets Tour” in January.

Watch the heartthrobs steal the screen (and your girl).

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