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Rostrum Records Unveils ‘Top Shelf 1988’ Documentary Celebrating MC Lyte, Doug E. Fresh, Biz Markie, Big Daddy Kane & More

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With Hip-Hop’s 50th year anniversary quickly approaching this Friday, it’s only right we honor and pay homage to the greats that paved the way for the genre of rap as a whole.  Visit for more information Insert Rostrum Records, who continues to celebrate two decades of amplifying artistry and independence. Today, they premiered their […]

New Problem Single ‘Nothin’ Feat. Jay Rock and Jack Harlow Out Now

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The new single from Compton, California rapper Problem titled ‘NOTHIN’ featuring Top Dawg Entertainment’s Jay Rock and young Atlantic Records’ rapper Jack Harlow of Louisville, Kentucky has been released late last night on Rostrum Records and Diamond Lane Music Group Inc. The three-minute single has a classic West Coast bump throughout and is a welcome […]

Rostrum Records Releases Deluxe Edition of Mac Miller’s ‘K.I.D.S.’ Mixtape on 10-year Anniversary

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We have officially hit the 10-year anniversary of the K.I.D.S. mixtape from the late Mac Miller. To celebrate, Rostrum Records have released a deluxe edition. Visit for more information K.I.D.S. dropped originally on August 13, 2010. The relaunch now has two new tracks. Earlier this year, Mac Miller’s first posthumous album, Circles, released and […]

Rostrum Records Releasing Mac Miller Mixtape ‘K.I.D.S.’ on Vinyl


The 10 year anniversary of Mac Miller’s classic mixtape is next month and Rostrum Records is honoring the late rapper with a new release of the project. The independent label that signed Mac in high school will be releasing the 2010 mixtape K.I.D.S. on vinyl. Visit for more information The August 14th release date […]

Rockie Fresh Inks New Deal with Rostrum Records

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Chicago’s son Rockie Fresh is celebrating a new record deal, signing with Rostrum Records. Fresh and Rostrum both celebrated the news of a multi-album record deal, kicking off with his debut album that is previewed with his new single “No Satisfaction.” Visit for more information “Rockie has long been an artist I’ve admired,” said […]

Wiz Khalifa’s Former Record Label Is Countersuing Him For Over $2 Million


In a perfect world, record labels and artist would always see eye to eye. Unfortunately that’s not the case—just ask Wiz Khalifa. Visit for more information Rostrum Records is planning to sue Khalifa for over $2 million dollars, about $1 million more than what Wiz initially sued them for earlier this month. However, money […]

Watch: The Signal Spotlights Jeu Green’s “Ok”

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Visit for more information Boston’s Jeu Green shines on the upbeat visuals for his feel-good anthem “Ok.”  Twenty six year old Jeu Green of Boston brings the “Boston strong” vibe to his music, no matter where he goes.  Now residing in Los Angeles, Jeu Green’s passion for rappin’ has taken him a long way […]

Five Record Labels Mac Miller Should Sign To After Leaving Rostrum

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Visit for more information Mac Miller is ready for the second stage of his career, and considering the first four years of his career, he’s in a pretty favorable position. Using free mixtapes (K.I.D.S., Best Day Ever, Macadelic) to build one of the more reputable independent artist fan bases in all of hip-hop, Mac […]

The Source Reveals The 16th Annual Power 30 List

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The 16th Annual Power 30 Issue of The Source Magazine is upon us, and this year, some very special people are involved. The Power 30 is Hip-Hop’s most important heat check. It lets you know who really matters, and who’s really moving and shaking in the industry, be it on the television screen or behind […]

Mac Miller Names His Top 5 Songs on ‘Watching Movies With The Sound Off’

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Visit for more information Mac Miller’s new album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off,  went on sale at midnight last night along with several other big June 18th releases in hip-hop. With numerous well-crafted cuts and features from Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Electronica and Action Bronson and more to boot, Larry Fisherman broke down his […]

Tuesday The 18th Approaches & We Give You Our Take On Sales Projections

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Visit for more information Sales projections are in and tomorrow is the big day. Here is our take. If you are a fan of hip-hop then I am sure you studiously listened to Yeezus, Born Sinner, and Watching Movies with the Sound Off with acute vigilance. Numbers do talk, but are they saying anything […]

The Experience Of Watching Movies With The Sound Off

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Visit for more information Mac Miller treated a small crowd in New York City to a listening event that mirrored a night at the movies. Just last night, an unassuming Mac Miller and the Rostrum Records team invited a few fine folks out to a small movie theater in the West Village. Complimentary candy, […]

Mac Miller’s “Donald Trump” Goes Platinum

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Visit for more information Donald Trump won’t be to happy now that Mac Miller’s hit single officially went platinum. Remember that time Donald Trump called Mac Miller the next Eminem? Then opted to threaten to sue the young Pittsburgh emcee? Well, Mac’s having a good ol’ laugh as his hit single is officially platinum. […]

Wiz Khalifa Ft. Game & Stat Quo – Far From Coach

Visit for more information Wiz Khalifa may not like airports (See Twitter: @RealWizKhalifa) but he’s “Far From Coach.” With O.N.I.F.C. around the corner, next month to be exact, Wiz releases a freebee “Far From Coach” produced by Cosmo Beats, featuring Game and Stat Quo. Recline to this!   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Rostrum Records Issues Statement On Lord Finesse Lawsuit

Visit for more information Mac Miller’s label Rostrum Records has decided to break it’s silence regarding the Lord Finesse lawsuit. Read the label’s response below.   Advertisement   “There have been a lot of misstatements online and in the press, so we thought it’d be best to make some brief comments.   First and […]

Lord Finesse Sues Mac Miller For $10 Million Over Sample

Visit for more information   News broke late last night that Mac Miller is reportedly being sued by Hip-Hop legend, Lord Finesse for $10 million dollars. The lawsuit stems from Miller’s use of a “Hip 2 Da Game” sample. You may remember “Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza,” off of his K.I.D.S mixtape. The lawsuit […]

Big Sean Ft. Mac Miller – Hundred Dollar Bill Skyscraper

Visit for more information Big Sean gives us a new listen with a collaborative effort with Mac Miller. Hit play and check out “Hundred Dollar Bill Skyscraper.” I would expect this to land on his upcoming mixtape do out sometime in 2012.   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement    Props: IR

Video: Mac Miller – Missed Calls

Visit for more information Mac Miller may very well be readying us for his Pink Slime EP with Pharrell. But before he does that watch his new video “Missed Calls” off his highly successful debut, Blue Slide Park. Check Mac alongside the beautiful Hennely Jimenez. Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)