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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

New Murs and Atmosphere Album ‘Felt 4 U’ Out Today

New Murs and Atmosphere Album ‘Felt 4 U’ Out Today

Murs and Slug of Atmosphere have today released their surprise fourth album as the collaborative duo ‘Felt’ on the ever-consistent Rhymesayers Entertainment after an 11-year hiatus between albums, produced by the prolific Ant also of the Atmosphere duo. The new 12-track album is aptly titled ‘Felt 4 U’ as their fourth album together, featuring guest […]

Aminé Releases His New Album ‘Limbo’ Featuring Summer Walker, Vince Staples and More

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Portland, Oregan multi-platinum rapper Aminé’s new 14-track sophomore album titled Limbo dropped today on Republic Records (UMG) featuring the likes of J.I.D of Dreamville, Charlie Wilson, Young Thug, Vince Staples, Slowthai, Summer Walker and Injury Reserve. This 44-minute album serves as the follow up to his Gold-certified debut album ‘Good For You’ released three years […]

Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy Release New Album Featuring Nas and More

Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy Release New Album Featuring Nas and More

LA’s Dom Kennedy and multi-Grammy Award-winning super-producer Hit-Boy have today released their new 11-track Half-A-Mil project which features Nas, 24hrs, and the currently incarcerated 03 Greedo.  This release is far from the first time the two have collaborated together on music, with a history stretching back musically over a decade. Hit-Boy produced two tracks “Still […]

Is Lloyd Banks About To Make His URLTV Debut?

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Speculation has been building in recent days that legendary New York Rapper Lloyd Banks of G-Unit may potentially make his long-awaited and eagerly anticipated battle rap debut on SMACK/URLTV at an upcoming battle event. Lloyd Banks was recently on IG Live chatting with both K-Shine and DNA of NWX and remarked that he wants to […]

Brandy Releasing New Album ‘B7’ This Friday

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Grammy-Award winning, multi-platinum selling R&B artist Brandy will release her long-awaited seventh solo studio album entitled B7 this Friday, July 31, on her own record label Brand Nu, Inc. in partnership with Canada’s eOne imprint (Hasbro). Clocking in at just over 45-minutes in total duration, the 15-track album features the likes of Chance The Rapper, […]

Gunna Releases ‘WUNNA’ Deluxe Album Edition Today

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Multi-platinum selling, number 1 charting Atlanta rapper Gunna has today released the Deluxe Edition to his hugely successful sophomore studio album WUNNA that dropped back in mid-May earlier this year on Young Thug’s Atlanta-based YSL Records and New York’s 300 Entertainment (Warner Music Group). The original version of WUNNA contained 18-tracks including features from the […]

Lupe Fiasco Releases New ‘House’ EP Today With Kaelin Ellis

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Grammy-nominated, No. 1 charting Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has today released his eagerly anticipated new 5-track EP titled House in conjunction with producer Kaelin Ellis on both 1st and 15th and Thirty Tigers record imprints. While the new EP entirely self-produced collaboratively by Fiasco and Kaelin Ellis together, it also features guest appearances from the […]

Curren$y and Harry Fraud to Release ‘The Outrunners’ This Friday

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Curren$y and prolific Brooklyn producer Harry Fraud are set to drop the nine-track The Outrunners collaborative release this coming Friday, July 24 on Jet Life Recordings. Containing vocal features from the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Conway The Machine of Griselda Records, and Jim Jones of the Diplomats, the release continues the excellent pairing […]

Alchemist and Boldy James Release ‘The Price Of Tea In China’ Deluxe Edition Album

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Legendary producer Alchemist and Boldy James have today released the deluxe edition to their critically acclaimed album The Price Of Tea In China that dropped back in February on ALC Records. While the original 12-track version of this album featured longtime collaborators Freddie Gibbs, Evidence of Dilated Peoples, Vince Staples and Griselda’s Benny The Butcher, […]

Lil Wayne Drops Reworked ‘Free Weezy Album’

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Lil Wayne has just dropped a new version of his 2015 Free Weezy Album on all major streaming services via Young Money Records Inc. featuring 12 of the original 16-tracks from the initial release for its fifth anniversary. Its’ now thirteenth and final track is a new release titled ‘We Livin’ Like That’ which features […]

New Nas Music Coming Produced By Hit-Boy

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The one and only King of Queens’ Nas has announced that he is currently working on new music with Californian super producer Hit-Boy in a recent interview with legendary Brooklyn DJ/VJ Ralph McDaniels during Universal Hip Hop Museum and Mass Appeal’s Hip-Hop Loves NY benefit event. Nas also reveals he is also working on another […]

‘Beastie Boys Story’ Documentary Released On Apple TV Today

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Legendary New York group the Beastie Boys have today released their long-awaited live documentary directed by Spike Jonze on Apple TV titled Beastie Boys Story. The innovate near 2-hour stage performance of Mike D and Ad-Rock runs through the iconic groups’ pre-history from the early 1980s until today from their original Hardcore punk roots to […]