Damon Campbell

Cozz Confronts His Critics on “Who Said”

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Speak now or forever hold your peace. In a state of bewilderment after hearing through the grapevine that his name has been slandered by non-believers, Cozz calls out his critics on “Who Said,” a confrontational release from his upcoming second mixtape Nothing Personal, available tomorrow in its entirety. The Dreamville rapper is determined to find […]

Kevin Gates Keeps His Priorities Straight in “2 Phones”

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Careful not to mix business with pleasure, Kevin Gates avoids crossing his wires in the strategically-implemented video for “2 Phones,” the latest single from his upcoming major label debut Islah, available on January 29. While it’s been suggested that two monologues do not make a dialogue, the Breadwinners Association CEO employs a tried and tested […]

Kanye West Puts Nike in Check on “FACTS”

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Numbers don’t lie. Continuing to earn his stripes in the fashion world on the heels of being named GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2015, Kanye West puts his former creative partner Nike in check on “FACTS,” an antagonistic release that criticizes recent endeavors of the storied footwear manufacturer, with which he angrily parted ways two […]

Travis Scott and The Weeknd Spread Cheer on “Wonderful”

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What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. Completely over the moon as they thank their lucky stars for a stellar set of circumstances, Travis Scott and The Weeknd both manage to find everlasting joy on the mutually jubilant “Wonderful,” one of two new tracks from La Flame along with “A-Team” that sent […]

Big Sean Reflects on 2015 with Celebratory “What a Year”

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My, how time flies. Riding high on the accomplishments of yet another successful 12 months, Big Sean rings in 2016 by putting his best foot forward as he toasts to growing leaps and bounds on the reflective “What a Year” featuring Pharrell and Detail, a celebratory new track that recounts being quick off the mark […]

Amir Obè Serves Up Humble Pie on “Kill Your Pride”

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If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Fed up with the conceit of a woman from the upper crust, Amir Obè serves up some some difficult-to-swallow humble pie on “Kill Your Pride,” a surprise bonus track from his recent EP Happening in the Grey Area. Completely full of herself rather than […]

K Camp and Quavo Raise the Bar on “Up”

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Take a hike. With a heightened awareness of his surroundings as he continues to climb the charts and take his career to soaring peaks, K Camp keeps his head in the clouds and feet on the ground in the presence of those with ulterior motives on “Up,” an elevating collaboration with Quavo from his new […]

Wiz Khalifa Takes His Throne in “King of Everything”

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Heavy is the head that wears the crown. Having paid the cost to be the boss time and time again, Wiz Khalifa finally receives royal treatment and has the red carpet rolled out in the powerful video for “King of Everything” produced by Cozmo and ID Labs, which – along with the similarly-released “No Social […]

Wiz Khalifa Announces ‘Khalifa’ Project

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Still blazin’. Having released yet another wildly successful mixtape Cabin Fever 3 less than a mere two weeks ago, it appears Wiz Khalifa‘s just warming up as we await the launch of his fourth major label album Rolling Papers 2, due later in 2016. In a video message uploaded to YouTube Saturday night thanking fans […]

The Weeknd Drops Future Collab; Remixes Jeremih

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Falling from grace at an unprecedented pace, The Weeknd and Future break every rule in the book while stooping to a new level on the reprehensible “Low Life,” one of two stocking stuffers from Abel along with a remix to Jeremih‘s Late Nights single “Pass Dat.” With a total lack of respect and disregard for […]

iLoveMakonnen and Rich the Kid Put in Overtime in “Still Workin It”

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Nothing worth having comes easy. Putting in plenty of blood, sweat, and tears, iLoveMakonnen and Rich the Kid buckle down and keep their noses to the grindstone in the motivational video for “Still Workin It,” the lead single from their collaborative mixtape Whip It. First to arrive and last to leave, the ambitious Atlanta rappers […]

Kid Ink and Fetty Wap Vow to Keep Their “Promise”

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Scout’s honor. With his word as his bond, Kid Ink takes an oath of love on the DJ Mustard-produced “Promise,” a trustworthy collaboration with Fetty Wap from his new 11-track mixtape Summer in the Winter, available on Christmas with additional appearances from Akon, Omarion, and more. Sensing a bit of hesitation on the part of […]

Snoop Dogg Reps Hometown on “I’m From Long Beach”

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Home is where the heart is. Deeply rooted in the 213, Snoop Dogg receives a hero’s welcome as he exercises an eternal hood pass and returns to his childhood stomping grounds on his new single “I’m From Long Beach,” a prideful sense of nostalgia that picks up right where his LBC-dedicated mixtape Beach City left […]

Belly and The Weeknd Lose Faith in “Might Not”

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Too close for comfort. Throwing caution to the wind, Belly pushes past his usual limits and finds his fate in serious jeopardy in the video for “Might Not,” an ominous collaboration with fellow XO member The Weeknd from his latest mixtape Up For Days, released in May. While he’s been advised by his crew to […]

Listen to A$AP Ferg and Future Advance to a “New Level”

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Moving on up. Rather than allow complacency to keep their progress stagnant, A$AP Ferg and Future continue to push forward and make headway towards greatness in their respective careers on “New Level,” an aspirational collaboration from Ferg’s aptly-titled sophomore album Always Strive And Prosper, expected to arrive at the top of 2016. While few would […]

Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y Stay Ahead of the Curve on “Prequel”

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Ahead of the curve. While hindsight is often considered to be 20/20, Wiz Khalifa refuses to get stuck behind the eight ball and looks to the future on “Prequel,” a cautious collaboration with Curren$y from the Taylor Gang leader’s brand new mixtape Cabin Fever 3, which itself precedes his upcoming fourth album Rolling Papers 2. […]

YG Drops Two More Songs; Mixtape on the Way?

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Crabs in a bucket. Beginning to feel more like a source of envy than a beacon of hope among those trying to scratch and claw their way out of his hometown of Bompton and into a land of prosperity, YG remains focused on the task at hand while everyone else is up in arms on […]

Juicy J Goes from Zero to Hero on ‘O’s to Oscars’ Mixtape

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Sometimes in life we’re advised to fake it until we make it; but for Juicy J, success is no act. Basking in his undeniable glory as he reminds us that while the grind may have changed, his impeccable work ethic and drive is still the same 20-plus years into his reign, the Academy Award-winning rapper […]

Are Juicy J and A$AP Rocky Dropping an Album Together?

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It’s no secret that teamwork makes the dream work, but could a collaborative album from Juicy J and A$AP Rocky really be on the way? I know what you’re thinking: “Shutthef*ckup!!!” In all likelihood however, the reality of this prospect no longer seems too far-fetched, as Juicy flooded Instagram Friday night alluding to the impending […]