Oct
27
New Music: Maino f/ Meek Mill & Yo Gotti – ‘All These Hoes’

All These Hoes

As he gears up for the November 25 release of his King of Brooklyn 2 EP, Maino recruits Meek Mill and Yo Gotti for his latest banger “All These Hoes.” The Brooklyn spitter, who was arrested last week for allegedly punching a porn star, boasts about his way with women, while putting the lames on blast.

Fresh off his collaboration with Boosie, the incarcerated Meek keeps his mind on the money even behind bars.

Earlier this month, Maino dropped his single “Dreamer” featuring B.o.B, French Montana, and Tweezie.

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Oct
27
Kanye West Turns Down $4.5 Million Las Vegas Gig

Kanye West

Money can’t buy Kanye West. The hip-hop superstar reportedly turned down a $4.5 million payday for nine days of work.

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Oct
27
New Music: Willow Smith – ‘Female Energy (Freestyle)’

Female Energy

Willow has come a long way since “Whip My Hair.” The free-spirited Smith, who turns 14 on Halloween, floats above the clouds on her vibey freestyle “Female Energy,” which borrows lyrics from Jhené Aiko’s “The Pressure.”

“It’s really out of my control / How you feel is not my problem,” coos Willow.

Her EP 3 hits iTunes on November 10 featuring three new tracks, which she debuted last week at the Fader Fort during the CMJ Festival in Brooklyn.

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Oct
27
Video: Future – ‘Hardly’

Future

On the eve of his Monster mixtape release, Future pays tribute to his Freebandz associate OG Double D, who was shot and killed last year. The Atlanta rapper fights his demons in the self-directed video for the 808 Mafia-produced “Hardly.” As he sits against an all-white set, Future Hendrix laments about being treated like an outcast and numbs his pain with molly and champagne.

“Trying to find right in my wrong / Hope my legacy live on,” he emotes.

Future’s Monster mixtape drops Tuesday at 10:28 p.m. EST featuring “Break the Rules” and the title track.

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Oct
27
Video: Calvin Harris f/ Big Sean – ‘Open Wide’

Big Sean

Oh Gawd. Riding high off his new anthem “I Don’t F**k With You,” Big Sean joins Calvin Harris in the Emil Nava-directed video for the U.K. hitmaker’s new single “Open Wide.” The G.O.O.D. Music rapper has a showdown in the desert in the action-packed clip.

“Open that shit wide, let me see how big your mouth is,” raps Sean over Harris’ signature production, adding, “This goes out to…You know who this goes out to.”

Harris’ forthcoming album Motion drops November 4 featuring Tinashe, Ellie Goulding, Gwen Stefani, Haim, John Newman, R3hab, and Firebeatz.

Watch Sean storm the desert in the explosive visuals.

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Oct
27
Stream Danity Kane’s Final Album ‘DK3’

DK3

It’s the end of the road for Danity Kane. Following their breakup in August, Dawn Richard, Aubrey O’Day, and Shannon Bex say farewell with their third and final album DK3.

The bittersweet parting gift, which comes six years after their chart-topping album Welcome to the Dollhouse, features 10 tracks including the Tyga-assisted single “Lemonade,” plus The Stereotypes-produced “Rage,” “Bye Baby,” and “All in a Day’s Work,” which they performed live on their “No Filter” tour.

The album is already No. 1 on iTunes R&B chart. The girls thanked their fans for the support. “For the DediKated Crew. You guys deserve this #1. Congrats to everyone involved,” wrote Dawn, while Aubrey added, “Thank you all for my Fourth #1 Album in life.”

The group disbanded in August after Dawn and Aubrey got into a physical altercation. Following their tour in June, fourth member Aundrea Fimbres left to pursue a family.

DK3 follows 2008′s Welcome to the Dollhouse and their 2006 self-titled debut, which went platinum.

You can purchase the album on iTunes and stream it below via Spotify.

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Oct
27
Drake Celebrates 28th Birthday in Toronto

Drake and his mother

Drake left the drama behind in D.C. and returned home to Toronto to celebrate his 28th birthday. October’s Very Own put on his finest tuxedo and joined his friends and family at an intimate dinner in his honor at Bent restaurant.

Guests dressed up and dined on Asian fusion cuisine prepared by Chef Susur Lee including tuna and watermelon ceviche, duck confit, and curry-marinated rack of lamb.

The birthday boy toasted the occasion with his mother (“Sandra’s son,” he wrote) and OVO crew members including Noah “40″ Shebib, OB OBrien, and his manager Oliver El-Khatib.

He received a black-and-gold cake adorned with a chandelier and OVO owl, and was presented with a Hood Grammy of his own for “Best Basketball Player of the Year.”

“Good to be home,” said Drizzy, who gifted his fans with three new songs over the weekend.

See Drake and his squad celebrate in style.

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