Rap Radar http://rapradar.com #SeenItAll Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:16:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Miss Info Interviews ILoveMakonnen http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/miss-info-interviews-ilovemakonnen/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/miss-info-interviews-ilovemakonnen/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:45 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327846 Happy Tuesday.

Prior inking the deal with Drake, OVO Sounds’ new signee visited Hot 97. During this lengthy chat with Miss Info, the Atlanta rising star spoke on the success of his remix with Drake, working with producers from Mike Will Made It to Sonny Digital, Gucci’s influence and more.

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Usher & August Alsina Tour Dates http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/usher-august-alsina-tour-dates/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/usher-august-alsina-tour-dates/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:40:43 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327842 Raymond & Alsina

Fans we get the double-pleasure when August Alsina joins Usher for his ‘The UR Experience’ tour. Beginning November 1 in Montreal, the two R&B crooners will make their way through North America until December 14 in Tampa Bay. Tickets go on sale to the public at Live Nation starting September 8.

11/1 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre (On sale: 9/8)
11/2 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre (On sale: 9/8)
11/4 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills (On sale: 9/15)
11/5 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena (On sale: 9/15)
11/7 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden (On sale: 9/8)
11/10 – Washington DC @ Verizon Center (On sale: 9/8)
11/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center (On sale: 9/8)
11/13 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden (On sale: 9/8)
11/14 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun (On sale: 9/15)
11/15 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Boardwalk Hall (On sale: 9/8)
11/17 – Chicago, IL @ United Center (On sale: 9/8)
11/18 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center (On sale: 9/15)
11/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center (On sale: 9/8)
11/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena (On sale: 9/15)
11/24 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center at San Jose (On sale: 9/8)
11/26 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena (On sale: 9/8)
11/27 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena (On sale: 9/8)
11/30 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place (On sale: 9/8)
12/2 – Broomfield, CO @ 1STBANK Center (On sale: 9/15)
12/4 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center (On sale: 9/15)
12/5 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center (On sale: 9/15)
12/6 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center (On sale: 9/15)
12/8 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum (On sale: 9/15)
12/9 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena (On sale: 9/15)
12/12 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center (On sale: 9/15)
12/13 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena (On sale: 9/15)
12/14 – Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Times Forum (On sale: 9/15)

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Jeezy Covers ‘The Source’ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jeezy-covers-the-source/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jeezy-covers-the-source/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:30:30 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327839 Watching You.

All eyes have certainly been on Jeezy lately, but all focus is directed on 1-of-2 covers of the 2014 Power 30/SOURCE360. Catch a few excerpts from his cover story below.

On Ferguson:

I just feel like, when things like this happen, you have to build trust within the community. They did all the wrong things. Instead of going there and trying to resolve the situation, they went in there with tasers, riot guns and riot forces, and you can’t come to my neighborhood and not expect us to stand up for what we believe in. You know, that type of sh*t happens in Iraq, that doesn’t happen in Ferguson.

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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To D.C. Assault http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/chris-brown-pleads-guilty-to-d-c-assault/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/chris-brown-pleads-guilty-to-d-c-assault/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:18:14 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=283784 Here’s The Deal.

Chris Brown dodged going back to jail when he took the plea deal in D.C. court today for his misdemeanor assault charge. The judge gave him “time already served” when he served his 108 days in L.A. for violating his Rihanna assault case. Do you understand?

 

Previously: 

After being credited with time served, Chris Brown completed his 131 days and was released from jail shorty after midnight. Once freed, Breezy tweeted:

Humbled and Blessed. Back to the Music and the Fans. Thank you GOD

 

Chris Brown was sentenced to a year in jail on a probation violation. The violation stems from him being kicked out of rehab in March. The judge is considering his 234 days already served, leaving him with only 131 days left.

In addition to his sentence, Chris was ordered to complete 700 hours of community service, attend anger management sessions and stand trial for his D.C. assault case.

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New Music: Yelawolf “Money Freestyle” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-yelawolf-money-freestyle/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-yelawolf-money-freestyle/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:10:47 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327833 Cha Ching.

Before he shares his Love Story, dollar signs light up for Yelawolf on his brand new freebie. If you haven’t done so yet, catch his later effort, “Primus” here.

 

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New Music: Joell Ortiz Ft. Royce Da 5’9, Joe Budden & Crooked I “Brothers Keeper” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-joell-ortiz-ft-royce-da-59-joe-budden-crooked-i-brothers-keeper/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-joell-ortiz-ft-royce-da-59-joe-budden-crooked-i-brothers-keeper/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:41:32 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327827 Slaughter Brothers.

Over The Heatmakerz’ production, Joell keeps his loyalty with in his circle on his new track featuring his fellow Slaughterhouse crew. Joell Ortiz’ House Slippers drops September 16.

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New Music: K. Camp “Recognize (Remix)” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-k-camp-recognize-remix/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-k-camp-recognize-remix/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:58:55 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327821 Better Recognize.

Recognize, this ain’t his beat. And as his remakes continue, King Slum wisely chooses that OVO Sound today for his latest makeover.

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New Music: Plies x Jeremih “Gossip” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-plies-x-jeremih-gossip/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-plies-x-jeremih-gossip/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:51:59 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327818 Shut It.

Fuck what you heard. Purple Heart is still on the way. And as we aren’t the ones to gossip, Plies talks that talk on his new single featuring Jeremih. Drumma Boy on the beat.

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Breakfast Club Interviews Kevin Gates http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/breakfast-club-interviews-kevin-gates/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/breakfast-club-interviews-kevin-gates/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:48:05 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327815 No Peer Pressure.

Kevin Gates recently made his debut with The Breakfast Club, While chopping it up, he reflects on his Louisana upbringing, prison stint, the music industry, fatherhood and tons more.

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Jeezy Talks Arrest; Donates $1 Million http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jeezy-talks-arrest-1-million/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jeezy-talks-arrest-1-million/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:55:44 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327807 Let It Snow.

It’s been a roller coaster week for Jeezy. After being released from jail over the weekend, he broke bread this morning with The Breakfast Club in Atlanta. He discussed the arrest, Seen It All, YG, and more. A few hours later, he donated $1 million to relator Jay Morrison‘s charity.

I’m blessed to say I have a true comrade in my quest to empower our culture.. w/ @YoungGJeezy’s $1 Million Dollar Donation to my Academy we will be doing 3 Major Initiatives:
1) Opening the doors to my online #RealEstateInvesting School and #Mentorship Program FREE for 1 Month so EVERYONE can see there really is #AnotherWayOut!!
2) We will be giving out up to 1,000 FULL YEAR Scholarships to under served and at risk youth, felons and single moms.
3) I will start my prison program “Inmate to #RealEstate” teaching inmates the skill of Investing while still in jail.
#YMC #SeenitAll #RealEstatePaid.

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New Music: Audio Push x Rockie Fresh “No Secret” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-audio-push-rockie-fresh-no-secret/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-music-audio-push-rockie-fresh-no-secret/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:34:26 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327802 Privy Rap.

After making their debut over the weekend at Made In America, Audio Push returns to this week with new music featuring MMG’s Rockie Fresh. If you missed their performance, you can check a clip below.

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A$AP Rocky ‘SVDDXNLY’ Documentary http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/aap-rocky-svddxnly-documentary/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/aap-rocky-svddxnly-documentary/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:02:50 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=325632 A$AP Griffin.

Part 5:

After grabbing some $1 pizza, A$AP Rocky’s documentary concludes on the New York date of Rihanna’s tour. Fin.

Part 4:

A$AP Rocky’s still West Coast riding. And in this clip, he chops Jeremy Scott, Kathy Griffin, and Snoop Dogg before hitting Sing City.

Part 3:

From Harlem to Hollywood, A$AP brings his inside his crib. Afterward he recounts his bottle thrown incident at SXSW.

Part 2:

In part 2 of A$AP documentary, we explore his studio tour bus, kick it with Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore and A$AP opens up on his late brother.

Part 1: 

Directed by Noisey, we take a look at A$AP Rocky’s career and formative years in this documentary. In the first episode, A$AP recalls his first rhyme and  opening Rihanna’s Diamonds tour.

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Jermaine Dupri On ‘Juan Epstein’ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jermaine-dupri-on-juan-epstein/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/jermaine-dupri-on-juan-epstein/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:39:23 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327796 So So Ep.

Jermaine Dupri was in New York last with with protege Royce Rizzy, for the latest installment of Juan Epstein. Needless to say, JD’s got stories for days. Check their hour and a half conversation below.

JD came by to talk about a new dope artist he has named Royce Rizzy who you can peep right here. However, the bulk of this 75 minute Juan Ep is spent discussing the amazing career of JD. We start out discussing his role as a kid on the Fresh Fest tour, continue through the formation of Kriss Kross, stories of how he had TLC before they were on LaFace, Biggie and Da Brat talk, and much much more. Great guy. Great episode.

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‘Run The Jewels 2′ Cover & Tour Dates http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/run-the-jewels-2-cover-tour-dates/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/run-the-jewels-2-cover-tour-dates/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:33:35 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327786 Jewel Thieves.

Killer Mike and El-P are out to tax again with the release of their sophomore effort, Run The Jewels 2. The album drops October 28 and on Halloween, the duo are supporting the LP with a 32 city tour. Check out the dates below.

10/31 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts *

11/1 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *

11/2 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater *

11/3 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle *

11/4 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade *

11/6 – Dallas, TX – Trees *

11/7 – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest

11/8 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s *

11/10 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom *

11/11 – La Jolla, CA – Porters Pub *

11/12 – Pomona, CA – Glass House *

11/14 – San Francisco, CA – Mezzanine *

11/15 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater *

11/17 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge *

11/18 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre *

11/20 – Minneapolis, MN – First Line Music Café *

11/21 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre *

11/22 – Chicago, IL – Metro *

11/25 – Detroit, MI – St Andrews Hall *

11/26 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall *

11/27 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda *

11/28 – Boston, MA – Paradise *

11/29 – New York, NY – Stage 48 *

12/30 – Lorne, AU – Falls Festival

12/31 – Marion Bay, AU – Falls Festival

1/1 – Sydney, AU -  Field Day

1/2 – Byron Bay, AU – Falls Festival

1/4 – Busselton, AU – Southbound Festival

1/7 – Sydney, AU – Enmore Theatre ^

1/8 – Melbourne, AU – The Forum ^

1/9 – Brisbane, AU – Hi Fi ^

1/10 – Auckland, NZ – Town Hall ^

 

* with Rat King & Despot

^ with Joey Bada$$

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New Video: Jhene Aiko “The Pressure” http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-video-jhene-aiko-the-pressure/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-video-jhene-aiko-the-pressure/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:33:22 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327789 Full Moon.

Dreaded out in blonde, Jhene Aiko keeps it simple, yet elegant her dark visual featuring her daughter, Namiko. Souled Out in stores September 9.

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Stalley On ‘The Combat Jack Show’ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/stalley-on-the-combat-jack-show/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/stalley-on-the-combat-jack-show/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:46:42 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327783 OHIO Radio.

Stalley made a pit stop over at Combat Jack’s spot for the latest guest on his weekly podcast. For those who missed it, you can tune in to the entire interview below.

Ohio’s first son (other than Lebron) talks Rick Ross, MMG and the role he plays. His come up days with Dame Dash, Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa, the day Mos Def “discovered” him, how he might could be more Brooklyn than you and more. What is one of today’s most slept on rappers plan on making an impact with his debut album ‘Ohio’ dropping on October 28th? Go ahead and press play.

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Cam’Ron, Remy Ma & More Join At Fools Gold Day Off http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/bobby-shmurda-joins-french-montana-at-fools-gold-day-off/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/bobby-shmurda-joins-french-montana-at-fools-gold-day-off/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:34:21 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327774 *Dame Dash Dance*

Yesterday, Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn was the place to be for the Fools Gold Day Off event. Those on the bill included the likes of the Lox, A-Track, Danny Brown, French Montana and more. Of course, the event included surprise guests included Cam’Ron, Dame Dash, Remy Ma, Bobby Shmurda, ILoveMakonnen and many more.

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G-Unit Announces ‘The Beast Is G-Unit’ EP http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/g-unit-announces-the-beast-is-g-unit-ep/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/g-unit-announces-the-beast-is-g-unit-ep/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:43:19 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327771 Music Beasts.

While fans are enjoying their The Beauty Of Independence EP, you can expect more music from the Unit really soon.  While promoting the project on the LA Leakers show, they group announced an upcoming EP should be arriving sooner than you expect.

hhnm

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New Mixtape: P. Reign ‘Dear America’ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-mixtape-p-reign-dear-america/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/02/new-mixtape-p-reign-dear-america/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:32:44 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327766 Country Tis Of Thee…

RCA’s P. Reign impacts the internet with his new compiliation of music, Dear America. Guests include Drake, Future, Waka, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky and more. Stream and download below and look out for the EP to drop next Tuesday. Pre-order that on iTunes now.

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2 Chainz & ILOVEMAKONNEN Join Drake & Lil Wayne In Atlanta http://rapradar.com/2014/09/01/2-chainz-ilovemakonnen-join-drake-lil-wayne-in-atlanta/ http://rapradar.com/2014/09/01/2-chainz-ilovemakonnen-join-drake-lil-wayne-in-atlanta/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:51:20 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=327755 Rich As Fuck.

Drake and Lil Wayne’s tour stopped at the Aaron’s Amphitheatre last night and was joined by guests 2 Chainz and newcomer, ILOVEMAKONNEN. In other news, ILOVEMAKONNEN was just signed to Drake’s OVO Sound. Yep, his stock’s going up.

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