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Future & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/16/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and Drake’s Jumpman takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s No Role Modelz at number two. Travi$ Scott’s Antidote comes in at number three with The Game and … Continued

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Future & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/16/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and Drake’s Jumpman takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s No Role Modelz at number two. Travi$ Scott’s Antidote comes in at number three with The Game and … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kanye West, Kid Ink, Pusha T + more (1/11/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Kanye West’s Swish, Pusha T’s Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude, Kid Ink’s Summer in the Winter, E-40’s Poverty and Prosperity, A$AP Ferg’s Always … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kanye West, Kid Ink, Pusha T + more (1/11/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Kanye West’s Swish, Pusha T’s Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude, Kid Ink’s Summer in the Winter, E-40’s Poverty and Prosperity, A$AP Ferg’s Always … Continued

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Future & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/09/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and Drake’s Where Ya At takes the top spot followed by Dej Loaf & Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes … Continued

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Future & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/09/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and Drake’s Where Ya At takes the top spot followed by Dej Loaf & Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes … Continued

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Travi$ Scott tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (1/11/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Travi$ Scott’s Antidote takes the number one spot followed by Colonel Loud’s California feat. Young Dolph while Kendrick Lamar’s These Walls feat. Bilal and Anna Wise closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

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Travi$ Scott tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (1/11/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Travi$ Scott’s Antidote takes the number one spot followed by Colonel Loud’s California feat. Young Dolph while Kendrick Lamar’s These Walls feat. Bilal and Anna Wise closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani reign on Shade 45’s Top 45 of 2015 list

On Shade 45′s Top 45 of 2015 countdown, Eminem and Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes the number one spot followed by Statik Selektah’s Beautiful Life while Future’s Commas closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made the best of … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani reign on Shade 45’s Top 45 of 2015 list

On Shade 45′s Top 45 of 2015 countdown, Eminem and Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes the number one spot followed by Statik Selektah’s Beautiful Life while Future’s Commas closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made the best of … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/02/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz takes the top spot followed by Curren$y/August Alsina/Lil’ Wayne’s Bottom of the Bottle with Dej Loaf/Big Sean’s Back Up in at number three. Travi$ … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (1/02/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz takes the top spot followed by Curren$y/August Alsina/Lil’ Wayne’s Bottom of the Bottle with Dej Loaf/Big Sean’s Back Up in at number three. Travi$ … Continued

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Future and Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week with Jumpman (12/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future & Drake’s Jumpman takes the top spot followed by Travi$ Scott’s Antidote with J. Cole’s No Role Modelz in at number three. Future & Drake’s Big Rings takes fourth place with … Continued

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Future and Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week with Jumpman (12/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future & Drake’s Jumpman takes the top spot followed by Travi$ Scott’s Antidote with J. Cole’s No Role Modelz in at number three. Future & Drake’s Big Rings takes fourth place with … Continued

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Colonel Loud’s California ft. Young Dolph tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/28/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Colonel Loud’s California feat. Young Dolph takes the number one spot followed by Travi$ Scott’s Antidote while Kendrick Lamar’s These Walls feat. Bilal and Anna Wise closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Colonel Loud’s California ft. Young Dolph tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/28/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Colonel Loud’s California feat. Young Dolph takes the number one spot followed by Travi$ Scott’s Antidote while Kendrick Lamar’s These Walls feat. Bilal and Anna Wise closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your song of the year for 2015?

The past 300-plus days have been filled with great new music, but if you’re anything like us, you’re probably still deciding on 2015’s “song of year.” Need a little help figuring it out? Just tell us a little bit about … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your song of the year for 2015?

The past 300-plus days have been filled with great new music, but if you’re anything like us, you’re probably still deciding on 2015’s “song of year.” Need a little help figuring it out? Just tell us a little bit about … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Lil Durk, 50 Cent + more (12/14/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Lil Durk’s 300 Days 300 Nights, DJ Drama and Young Greatness’ Gangsta Grillz mixtape I Tried To Tell Em, and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Lil Durk, 50 Cent + more (12/14/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Lil Durk’s 300 Days 300 Nights, DJ Drama and Young Greatness’ Gangsta Grillz mixtape I Tried To Tell Em, and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (12/12/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz takes the top spot followed by White Iverson’s Post Malone with Meek Mill and Tory Lane’s Lord Knows coming in at number three. Future … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (12/12/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz takes the top spot followed by White Iverson’s Post Malone with Meek Mill and Tory Lane’s Lord Knows coming in at number three. Future … Continued

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Travi$ Scott tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/14/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Travi$ Scott takes the number one spot with Antidote followed by Eminem’s Remix of The Weeknd’s The Hills while Dej Loaf & Big Sean’s Back Up closes out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

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Travi$ Scott tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/14/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Travi$ Scott takes the number one spot with Antidote followed by Eminem’s Remix of The Weeknd’s The Hills while Dej Loaf & Big Sean’s Back Up closes out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Yo Gotti, Fabolous, Pusha T, 50 Cent + more (12/7/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Yo Gotti’s The Return, Watch The Duck’s The Trojan Horse EP, Fabolous’ Summertime Shootout, Pusha T’s King Push, 50 Cent’s The Kanan Tapes … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Yo Gotti, Fabolous, Pusha T, 50 Cent + more (12/7/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Yo Gotti’s The Return, Watch The Duck’s The Trojan Horse EP, Fabolous’ Summertime Shootout, Pusha T’s King Push, 50 Cent’s The Kanan Tapes … Continued

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Music-versary: The Supremes released ‘Meet The Supremes’ on Dec. 9, 1962

Release date: December 9, 1962 Credits: Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard, Barbara Martin: vocals; Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson: production Backstory: The Supremes would become the most popular girl group of the 1960s, and Diana Ross, the group’s controversial breakout … Continued

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Music-versary: The Supremes released ‘Meet The Supremes’ on Dec. 9, 1962

Release date: December 9, 1962 Credits: Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard, Barbara Martin: vocals; Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson: production Backstory: The Supremes would become the most popular girl group of the 1960s, and Diana Ross, the group’s controversial breakout … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/07/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem keep the number one spot with The Hills followed by Travi$ Scott with Antidote at number two. Dej Loaf and Big Sean close out the top three with Back Up. Take a … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (12/07/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem keep the number one spot with The Hills followed by Travi$ Scott with Antidote at number two. Dej Loaf and Big Sean close out the top three with Back Up. Take a … Continued

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Meek Mills and Tory Lanez top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (12/05/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Meek Mills and Tory Lane take the top spot with Lord Knows. Curren$y, August Alsina, and Lil’ Wayne’s Bottom Of The Bottle takes second followed by J. Cole’s No … Continued

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Meek Mills and Tory Lanez top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (12/05/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Meek Mills and Tory Lane take the top spot with Lord Knows. Curren$y, August Alsina, and Lil’ Wayne’s Bottom Of The Bottle takes second followed by J. Cole’s No … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Ty Dolla $ign and more (11/30/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Ty Dolla $ign’s Free TC, Migos’ Back to the Bando, Kevin Gates’ Islah and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Ty Dolla $ign and more (11/30/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Ty Dolla $ign’s Free TC, Migos’ Back to the Bando, Kevin Gates’ Islah and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/30/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem keep the number one spot with The Hills followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Dej Loaf and Big Sean close out the top three with Back Up. Take … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/30/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem keep the number one spot with The Hills followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Dej Loaf and Big Sean close out the top three with Back Up. Take … Continued

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Future and Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (11/28/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake & Future take the top spot with Jumpman. Travis Scott’s Antidote takes second followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean’s Back Up at number three. Kendrick Lamar claims the … Continued

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Future and Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (11/28/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake & Future take the top spot with Jumpman. Travis Scott’s Antidote takes second followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean’s Back Up at number three. Kendrick Lamar claims the … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/23/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem take the number one spot with The Hills followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Travi$ Scott closes out the top three with Antidote. Take a look at who … Continued

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The Weeknd and Eminem top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/23/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, The Weeknd and Eminem take the number one spot with The Hills followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Travi$ Scott closes out the top three with Antidote. Take a look at who … Continued

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Ty Dolla $ign reveals his ‘Top 5 Dead or Alive’ list on Sway in the Morning

While in New York promoting his new album Free TC, which includes features from Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Babyface, Kanye West, Diddy, R. Kelly and more, Ty Dolla $ign delivered his Top 5 Dead or Alive list during his interview with Sway on … Continued

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Ty Dolla $ign reveals his ‘Top 5 Dead or Alive’ list on Sway in the Morning

While in New York promoting his new album Free TC, which includes features from Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Babyface, Kanye West, Diddy, R. Kelly and more, Ty Dolla $ign delivered his Top 5 Dead or Alive list during his interview with Sway on … Continued

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Re-Match! Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (and Seth Rogen) freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Joseph Gordon-Levitt may have owned the stage on Lip Sync Battle with his performance of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, but can he bring the same force to his freestyle on Sway in the Morning on Shade45? Well, he seems to … Continued

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Re-Match! Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (and Seth Rogen) freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Joseph Gordon-Levitt may have owned the stage on Lip Sync Battle with his performance of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, but can he bring the same force to his freestyle on Sway in the Morning on Shade45? Well, he seems to … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Missy Elliot, Uncle Murda, Tate Kobang and more (11/16/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Missy Elliott’s upcoming new album, The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Missy Elliot, Uncle Murda, Tate Kobang and more (11/16/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Missy Elliott’s upcoming new album, The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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2 Chainz tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/16/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 2 Chainz takes the number one spot with Watch Out followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean with Back Up at number two. The Weeknd and Eminem close out the top three with The Hills … Continued

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2 Chainz tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (11/16/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 2 Chainz takes the number one spot with Watch Out followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean with Back Up at number two. The Weeknd and Eminem close out the top three with The Hills … Continued

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Music-versary: Jay Z released ‘The Black Album’ on Nov. 14, 2003

Release date: November 14, 2003 Credits: Jay Z; various producers Backstory: Jay Z wanted to go out in style. Coming up in Brooklyn, he’d been the best to take on the drug-dealer-turned-rap mogul since NWA’s Easy E. But he’d put … Continued

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Music-versary: Jay Z released ‘The Black Album’ on Nov. 14, 2003

Release date: November 14, 2003 Credits: Jay Z; various producers Backstory: Jay Z wanted to go out in style. Coming up in Brooklyn, he’d been the best to take on the drug-dealer-turned-rap mogul since NWA’s Easy E. But he’d put … Continued

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Music-versary: Beastie Boys released their debut album, ‘Licensed to Ill,’ on Nov. 15, 1986

Twenty-nine years ago, on November 15, 1986, Def Jam/Columbia Records released the Beastie Boys’ first album, Licensed to Ill. It would soon become the first rap album to top the Billboard charts, staying at No. 1 for five weeks. If … Continued

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Music-versary: Beastie Boys released their debut album, ‘Licensed to Ill,’ on Nov. 15, 1986

Twenty-nine years ago, on November 15, 1986, Def Jam/Columbia Records released the Beastie Boys’ first album, Licensed to Ill. It would soon become the first rap album to top the Billboard charts, staying at No. 1 for five weeks. If … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chris Brown, Maino, Juicy J and more (11/9/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Shade 45. Check out material from the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness, Chris Brown’s upcoming album Royalty, Kevin Gates’ debut album ISLAH and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chris Brown, Maino, Juicy J and more (11/9/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Shade 45. Check out material from the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness, Chris Brown’s upcoming album Royalty, Kevin Gates’ debut album ISLAH and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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Dej Loaf & Big Sean top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (11/9/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Dej Loaf and Big Sean take the number one spot with Back Up followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Jeezy closes out the top three with God. Take a look at who else … Continued

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Dej Loaf & Big Sean top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (11/9/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Dej Loaf and Big Sean take the number one spot with Back Up followed by 2 Chainz with Watch Out at number two. Jeezy closes out the top three with God. Take a look at who else … Continued

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Hip-Hop icons Eminem + Redman show respect for one another, hint at collaboration on Shade 45

Eminem has always been a vocal fan of Redman – going as far as to shout him out as the first on his list that also included Jay Z, Tupac and Biggie on Till I Collapse – so when the … Continued

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Hip-Hop icons Eminem + Redman show respect for one another, hint at collaboration on Shade 45

Eminem has always been a vocal fan of Redman – going as far as to shout him out as the first on his list that also included Jay Z, Tupac and Biggie on Till I Collapse – so when the … Continued

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Jadakiss reveals his Top 5 favorite artists outside of hip-hop

Jadakiss stopped by Shade 45 earlier this week and sat down with DJ Enuff on his HeavyHitter DJs mixshow. During their conversation, he shared his favorite artists to listen to when he’s not locked into hip-hop. In no specific order, … Continued

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Jadakiss reveals his Top 5 favorite artists outside of hip-hop

Jadakiss stopped by Shade 45 earlier this week and sat down with DJ Enuff on his HeavyHitter DJs mixshow. During their conversation, he shared his favorite artists to listen to when he’s not locked into hip-hop. In no specific order, … Continued

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Quiz: Who’s your boy band soul mate?

Swoon! There’s nothing like a group of men dancing and singing in harmony to make you think you’ve died and gone to heaven. Especially if you’re a teen with a whole lot of wall that needs covering with heartthrobs. Yes, it’s the … Continued

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Quiz: Who’s your boy band soul mate?

Swoon! There’s nothing like a group of men dancing and singing in harmony to make you think you’ve died and gone to heaven. Especially if you’re a teen with a whole lot of wall that needs covering with heartthrobs. Yes, it’s the … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (11/2/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot once again with Kings Never Die followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (11/2/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot once again with Kings Never Die followed by Dej Loaf and Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: August Alsina, JadaKiss, Wiz Khalifa and more (11/02/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from August Alsina’s upcoming This Thing Called Life, Jeremih’s upcoming Late Nights:The Album, JadaKiss’s #T5DOA, Machine Gun Kelly’s General Admission and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: August Alsina, JadaKiss, Wiz Khalifa and more (11/02/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from August Alsina’s upcoming This Thing Called Life, Jeremih’s upcoming Late Nights:The Album, JadaKiss’s #T5DOA, Machine Gun Kelly’s General Admission and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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Andra Day gives in-studio taste of debut album ‘Cheers to the Fall’ on Heart & Soul

Rising soul singer Andra Day is making waves with her debut studio album Cheers to the Fall. A graduate of the School of Creative and Performing Arts in San Diego, she draws comparisons to the style of Billie Holiday, the … Continued

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Andra Day gives in-studio taste of debut album ‘Cheers to the Fall’ on Heart & Soul

Rising soul singer Andra Day is making waves with her debut studio album Cheers to the Fall. A graduate of the School of Creative and Performing Arts in San Diego, she draws comparisons to the style of Billie Holiday, the … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Tinashe, Jeezy, DJ Khaled and more (10/26/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from DJ Khaled’s upcoming I Changed A lot, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In These Streets, Tinashe’s sophomore album Joyride and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Tinashe, Jeezy, DJ Khaled and more (10/26/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from DJ Khaled’s upcoming I Changed A lot, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In These Streets, Tinashe’s sophomore album Joyride and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (10/26/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Future and Drake’s Where Ya At at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three with Watch Out. Take a … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown once again (10/26/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Future and Drake’s Where Ya At at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three with Watch Out. Take a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson’s ‘Smooth Criminal’ was released on Oct. 24, 1988

Release Date: October 24, 1988 Credits: Written and performed by Michael Jackson; Produced by Quincy Jones Album: Bad (Released August 31, 1987) Backstory: The lyrics to the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s 1987 hit Bad were inspired by both “Night … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson’s ‘Smooth Criminal’ was released on Oct. 24, 1988

Release Date: October 24, 1988 Credits: Written and performed by Michael Jackson; Produced by Quincy Jones Album: Bad (Released August 31, 1987) Backstory: The lyrics to the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s 1987 hit Bad were inspired by both “Night … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: The Game, 2 Chainz, Yo Gotti and more (10/19/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from DJ Khaled’s upcoming I Changed A lot, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In These Streets, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Kevin Gates’ upcoming album Islah, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: The Game, 2 Chainz, Yo Gotti and more (10/19/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from DJ Khaled’s upcoming I Changed A lot, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In These Streets, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Kevin Gates’ upcoming album Islah, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (10/19/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Future and Drake’s Where Ya At at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three with Watch Out. Take a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (10/19/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Future and Drake’s Where Ya At at number two. 2 Chainz closes out the top three with Watch Out. Take a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Fetty Wap, Rick Ross, Jeezy and more (10/12/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Fetty Wap’s debut album, Jeezy’s Politically Correct EP, Rick Ross’ Black Market and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Fetty Wap, Rick Ross, Jeezy and more (10/12/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Fetty Wap’s debut album, Jeezy’s Politically Correct EP, Rick Ross’ Black Market and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (10/12/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Dej Loaj & Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. Future & Drake close out the top three with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (10/12/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani hold onto the number one spot with Kings Never Die followed by Dej Loaj & Big Sean’s Back Up at number two. Future & Drake close out the top three with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Empire Cast, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar and more (10/5/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from the second season of Empire, Drake and Future’s collaborative What a Time To Be Alive, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Rae Sremmurd’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Empire Cast, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar and more (10/5/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from the second season of Empire, Drake and Future’s collaborative What a Time To Be Alive, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Rae Sremmurd’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (10/5/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes over the number one spot followed by Future & Drake’s Where Ya At at number two with Slaughterhouse’s R.N.S. closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (10/5/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes over the number one spot followed by Future & Drake’s Where Ya At at number two with Slaughterhouse’s R.N.S. closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Wale, Travi$ Scott, Joe Budden and more (9/28/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Bryson Tiller’s TRAPSOUL, Dylan Jenét’s debut album, Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo, Drake & Future’s What a Time To Be Alive, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Wale, Travi$ Scott, Joe Budden and more (9/28/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Bryson Tiller’s TRAPSOUL, Dylan Jenét’s debut album, Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo, Drake & Future’s What a Time To Be Alive, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting once again this week (9/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake hold on to the top spot with 100. Future’s Trap N*ggaz comes in second followed by Drake’s Back to Back at number three. Fetty Wap … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting once again this week (9/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake hold on to the top spot with 100. Future’s Trap N*ggaz comes in second followed by Drake’s Back to Back at number three. Fetty Wap … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: G-Eazy, Rick Ross, T.I., Beyoncé and more (9/21/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from G-Eazy’s upcoming follow-up to These Things Happen, T.I.’s upcoming album The Dime Trap, the upcoming collaboration between Big Boi and Phantogram (aka Big … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: G-Eazy, Rick Ross, T.I., Beyoncé and more (9/21/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from G-Eazy’s upcoming follow-up to These Things Happen, T.I.’s upcoming album The Dime Trap, the upcoming collaboration between Big Boi and Phantogram (aka Big … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/19/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake take over the top spot with 100. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes in second followed by DJ Khaled/Chris Brown/Lil Wayne/Big Sean’s How Many … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/19/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake take over the top spot with 100. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes in second followed by DJ Khaled/Chris Brown/Lil Wayne/Big Sean’s How Many … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Too soon? ’90s nostalgia from Lisa Loeb, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature at 90sFest!

Airing Saturday 9/19 at 2 pm ET; Sunday 9/20 at 8 pm ET; Monday 9/24 at 9 am ET, Tuesday 9/22 at 9 pm ET and Wednesday 9/23 at 6 pm ET Re-live the ‘90s with the 90sFest powered by SiriusXM … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Too soon? ’90s nostalgia from Lisa Loeb, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature at 90sFest!

Airing Saturday 9/19 at 2 pm ET; Sunday 9/20 at 8 pm ET; Monday 9/24 at 9 am ET, Tuesday 9/22 at 9 pm ET and Wednesday 9/23 at 6 pm ET Re-live the ‘90s with the 90sFest powered by SiriusXM … Continued

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

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