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Sam is the Producer of The Lesson w/ DJ Sanchez (hip-hop radio show & TV show based in Melbourne, Australia). We cover Hip Hop music and culture from Australia, NZ and beyond, new releases + Battle Rap for The Source. IG- @thewriterau_sam

Dave East’s Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘Karma 3′

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Dave East has overnight released the deluxe edition to his excellent, 15-track charting mixtape Karma 3 on Nas’ Mass Appeal Records and Def Jam Recordings. The new deluxe edition features eight new tracks, building off the initial momentum of the latest incarnation of East’s Karma mixtape series which dropped back in mid-August this year. While […]

The Kid LAROI Releases New Single ‘So Done’

The Kid LAROI Releases New Single ‘So Done’

Rising teenage melodic hip hop superstar The Kid Laroi has released his latest hit film clip, the Khaled Rohaim & Omer Fedi produced song “So Done” overnight on influential tastemaker Lyrical Lemonade’s YouTube channel, amassing hundreds of thousands of views in just hours. This is not the first time Laroi has appeared on a Chicagoan […]

Female Battle Rap Takes Center Stage With URLTV’s And QOTR’s “Kings Vs. Queens” Event Tonight

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The world’s leading battle rap platform SMACK/URLTV.TV has announced that the long-awaited entire inter-gender battle rap event “Kings vs. Queens” will finally take place today 17 October in conjunction with QOTR. This event will see some of the cultures best female battle rappers, many of whom made their name on female-specific platform Queen Of The […]

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

Legendary hitmaking producer Scott Storch has teamed up with emerging Australian artist Phi11a on the new 3-minute single titled ‘Dirty Dancer’ out now on Def Jam Recordings ANZ. This is Phi11a’s first major release since his earlier collaboration with fellow young rapper Trippie Redd, which was released six months ago back in late April titled […]

Papoose Set to Release ‘Endangered Species’ Album on Friday

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Legendary Brooklyn rapper Papoose is set to release his fourth and brand new 12-track album Endangered Species album tomorrow on Honorable Records / The Dispensary. The new album features the likes of French Montana, Conway the Machine of Griselda Records, frequent collaborator DJ Premier of Gang Starr, Nigel Hall plus additional production from New York’s […]

New Sa-Roc Album ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’ Out Now on Rhymesayers Ent.

Sa-Roc Album ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’

Rhymesayers Entertainment artist Sa-Roc has released this weekend her new 15-track album ‘The Sharecropper’s Daughter’ after a brief musical hiatus in recent years. The album features appearances from the likes of Black Thought of The Roots, Styles P of The Lox, Saul Williams, Ledisi, Chronixx, producer Sol-Messiah amongst others. The excellent lead single from the […]

New Aloe Blacc Album ‘All Love Everything’ Out Now

Aloe Blacc Album ‘All Love Everything’

Award-winning Californian Artist Aloe Blacc has this weekend released his fifth solo studio and new 10-track album titled All Love Everything on BMG and Artivist Entertainment, with a further 12-track extended-release version also available from Target too. Aloe Blacc has been releasing music for over 15 years, it has only been in relatively recent years […]

New Dizzy Wright Album ‘My Hustle Unmatched’ Out Now

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Dizzy Wright has released his new 12-track album My Hustle Unmatched over the weekend on Still Movin. The album features guest vocal appearances from the likes of Mya, Beanz, Chevy Woods, Landlord, and Enchanting, while production for the release is handled by Reezy, Money Montage, Ayo B, Soot, Taysty, Jacques, and Chefgoyar O. The lead […]

YoungBoy Never Broke Again Releases New Album ‘Top’ Feat. Snoop Dogg And Lil Wayne

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Multi-platinum Baton Rouge rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again has overnight released his highly anticipated new 21-track second solo studio album Top featuring Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne on his own Never Broke Again imprint and Atlantic Records (Warner Music Group). The 58-minute release also features a range of producers working on the extended project including […]

Wiz Khalifa Releases New Mixtape ‘Big Pimpin’ Feat. Curren$y, Statik Selektah, Harry Fraud Plus More

Wiz Khalifa Releases New Mixtape ‘Big Pimpin’ Feat. Curren$y, Statik Selektah, Harry Fraud Plus More

The award-winning, multi-Diamond selling Wiz Khalifa has released his new 17-track mixtape titled Big Pimpin’ on his own Taylor Gang Entertainment in conjunction with Atlantic Records, clocking in at an extended 53-minutes. The release features vocal appearances from the likes of Curren$y, Chevy Woods (two tracks), Narissa, Saxlrose (two tracks), Bootsyano, Ytiet, Young Deji (four […]

G-Eazy Returns with New Video for ‘Down’ Feat. Mulatto

G-Eazy Returns with New Video for ‘Down’ Feat. Mulatto

G-Eazy has overnight released the visuals to his new track “Down” featuring emerging Atlanta rapper Mulatto on the hook-driven, four-minute track. The single is the first major G-Eazy film clip since early July’s “Back To What You Knew” from his most recent fifth solo studio album Everything’s Strange Here that recently dropped on RCA (Sony […]

SZA Releases New Single ‘Hit Different’ Feat. Ty Dolla $ign

SZA Releases New Single ‘Hit Different’ Feat. Ty Dolla $ign

SZA has overnight released the surprise new single “Hit Different”’ featuring Ty Dolla $ign on the infectious hook on Top Dawg Entertainment and RCA Records (Sony Music Entertainment). The track is produced by legendary production duo The Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) and marks SZA’s very welcome return to releasing new music after a […]

The LOX Releases New Album ‘Living Off Xperience’ Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX Releases New Album 'Living Off Xperience' Featuring Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher and More

The LOX have today released their new 14-track album Living Off Xperience on D-Block and Roc Nation Records. The album features the legendary DMX of Ruff Ryders, Grammy-Award winning producer Scram Jones, consistent hit-maker T-Pain, Jeremih, both Westside Gunn and Benny The Butcher from Griselda Records, Oswin Benjamin, Clay Dub and Dyce Payne amongst others. […]