Trailers

Feb
13
Video: French Montana f/ J. Cole & Rick Ross – ‘Diamonds’ [Trailer]

French Montana

Get your diamonds in the sky. French Montana teams with J. Cole and Rick Ross in the shiny new trailer for “Diamonds,” a cut off his 2012 mixtape Mac & Cheese 3. The rappers show off their rocks in the black-and-white video, set to debut later this month.

Meanwhile, French has delayed his debut Excuse My French from April 16 to May 21. It will feature the Nicki Minaj-assisted single “Freaks,” plus collaborations with M.I.A., The Weeknd, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, and more.

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Feb
9
Video: Mindless Behavior – ‘Keep Her On the Low’ [Trailer]

Princeton and Prodigy

Mindless Behavior dance their way back onto the screen in the high-energy video for “Keep Her On the Low,” the first single off their sophomore album All Around the World, due March 12. The teen sensations—Prodigy, Roc Royal, Ray Ray, and Princeton—suit up as special agents and show off their fancy footwork in the Erik White-directed clip.

“We come into this abandoned warehouse and we find this briefcase and our manager, aka Agent Walter Millsap, is giving us directions on how to get on top of the roof in five minutes to throw a house party,” explained Agent Princeton.

The full video will premiere Tuesday, February 12, on BET’s “106 & Park.” Watch a 15-second preview below and go behind the scenes with Rap-Up TV.

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Feb
8
Odd Future Wreaks More Havoc in Season 2 of ‘Loiter Squad’ [Trailer]

Tyler, the Creator

Odd Future is up to more trouble in season 2 of “Loiter Squad.” The crazy crew is back including Tyler, the Creator, Lionel, Jasper Dolphin, and Taco. Even the recently reunited Earl Sweatshirt gets in on the fun. They invade the beaches of Hawaii to pull some more disgusting, hilarious, and strange pranks. Season 2 premieres Sunday, March 10, at midnight on Adult Swim.

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Feb
6
Ludacris, Tyrese, and Rita Ora Star in ‘Fast & Furious 6′ [Trailer]

Fast & Furious 6

Buckle up. Ludacris tears up the street once again in Fast & Furious 6, the sixth installment in the popular street-racing franchise. The 35-year-old rapper, whose new album Ludaversal is due this year, reprises his role as Tej Parker in the film, which aso stars Tyrese, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and more.

Rita Ora also makes her acting debut in the movie (look for her quick cameo as a flag girl at the 1:47 mark).

The movie speeds into theaters on May 24. Watch the extended trailer below.

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Jan
24
Video: Pusha T f/ Rick Ross – ‘Millions’ [Trailer]

Pusha T

The streets are calling and Pusha T delivers with “Millions,” his ode to dope boys and stash spots. The G.O.O.D. Music MC invites us into the ‘hood in the gritty trailer co-starring Rick Ross.

“I’m trying to make music and recreate that energy that I feel is missing in hip-hop,” Pusha told Miss Info.

His mixtape Wrath of Caine drops Monday. “Wrath of Caine is basically just me catering to my core,” he explained. “It’s all about street hip-hop, street music. It has no boundaries, no parameters. I can do what I really want to do.”

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Jan
17
Video: Pusha T – ‘Wrath of Caine’ [Trailer]

Wrath of Caine

Money, power, and drugs. Pusha T paints a gritty picture with the second trailer for his upcoming mixtape Wrath of Caine. The powerful clip features footage of the war on drugs and sound bites from former presidents Reagan and Bush.

Pusha is making no apologies for his brash sound. “I like to think my music has a lot of perspective too even though people might not think so,” he told The Village Voice. “More than anything it’s about showcasing who I am. Even in [Clipse] I was more the brash young, unapologetic rapper.”

The G.O.O.D. Music MC is nominated for two Grammys this year for “Mercy.” “It’d be fresher if I was nominated for my own song,” he laughed. “Nah, I’ve never been apart of something like this so I’m happy to be a part of it. It’s something… It’s great for G.O.O.D. Music.”

So who does Pusha think is the best rapper right now? “Jay-Z. No wait. I take that back. André 3000 is my favorite rapper right now,” he said.

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Jan
11
Beyoncé Reveals Herself in ‘Life Is But a Dream’ HBO Documentary [Trailer]

Beyoncé

Following her GQ cover, Destiny’s Child album announcement, and new song “Nuclear,” it’s been one exciting week for Beyoncé fans. The global megastar caps it off by releasing another trailer from her upcoming HBO documentary, Life Is But a Dream.

The typically-reserved singer gets candid, revealing her personal battles and sharing never-before-seen footage of her pregnancy including Blue Ivy’s ultrasound.

“I set a goal and my goal was independence,” says Bey as she balances her personal and professional life.

She is seen rehearsing for her shows and concealing her pregnancy with tight clothes. “I don’t know how I’m gonna get through this,” she says.

“People see celebrities, they have money and fame, but I’m a human being. I cry. I get scared. I get nervous just like everyone else.”

The film premieres Saturday, February 16, at 9 p.m. on HBO.

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