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Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga link up for epic track, "B*tch Dont Kill My Vibe". The Gaga feature was the version that was supposed to appear on Lamar's debute album good kid, m.A.A.d. city, but because of pre-order dates, didn't make the cut. Click below to take a listen.
Mariah Carey shows her enthusiasm for last nights political victory in a new, special release track. The songstress gave us, "Bring it Home" a tribute song dedicated to President Barack Obama on his election win against Mitt Romney. Carey, who recently accompanied, First Lady Michelle Obama on her Charlotte, North Carolina final campaign, has long been a supporter of the first family. Take a listen!
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It's somebody's birthday somewhere, right? Check out this new party thumper and the video trailer from Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown and Ludacris.
Last night Earl Sweatshirt of Odd Future release a new track for his fans called Chum. Take a listen below:
Check out the latest track to hit the net with rap heavyweights A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. The track is called "F*cking Problem". Tell us what you think of the track below:
I'm loving the chill sound of this new Kanye West track, "White Dress." The song will appear on The Man With The Iron Fists Soundtrack, due out Oct. 23. Check out this cool unofficial visual created by DanTheMan below.
Full lyrics: Tryna sneak upstairs to your apartment Aren’t you a sight for red eyes I just flew in and slipped in on your left side Just a satin gown, you asleep with no makeup I’m just tryna be inside you ‘fore you wake up We have problems but thats all in the past Everybody got problems baby I got a past Remember I used to do things that would make you laugh Like ordering girl drinks in a masculine glass You like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain Or rocking flannels all summer like Kurt Cobain Or that Dolce Gabbana with a few gold chains And you ...
Little miss bossy Banks is hitting us with another track and video titled "Luxury". Its great to see her really carving out her own lane. This fusion of 90's techno and hip hop has never been done so eloquently. Watch as she gets luxurious in the video for "Luxury".
J. Cole has been dropping tidbits of new music at random appearances and at Rock The Bells he he premiered "I'm a Fool". Now, the CDQ version has hit the net. Enjoy.
Sometimes it's as simple as a sincere apology and that's all Ciara is asking for in her new single "Sorry". Check out the first video from her upcoming album "One Woman Army" set for release on Demember 4th. If this is a precursor to the full album, it sounds like we're in for a a nice R & B treat. Enjoy.
Cake Boy & Mwuana hail from Stockholm, Sweden and the two just released the video for their track "Ridin Thru My City". The beat might sound familiar and that's because its from Big KRIT's "Money On The Floor". Cake Boy's voice might sound familiar as well and that's because he sounds a little like Jeezy. Don't believe it? See for yourself. I think the track is pretty dope. But don't let me sway you. Watch and drop comments below.
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Shortly after Kanye West announced "Clique" featuring Big Sean and Jay-Z would be the next single from the G.O.O.D. Music album, a snippet from the track hit the net. Not without much fanfare surrounding his mention of Kim Kardashian's "home video" and of course the feature from Jigga. Take a listen to the entire track below and tell us what you think.
New Music: Kanye West, Jay-Z & Big Sean – “Clique” (prod. by Hit-Boy)
In remembrance of legendary executive Chris Lighty and our dear friend and coworker here at HOT 97 Chris Nadler, Slaughterhouse and Fat Joe paid their respect by releasing a remix to their song "Goodbye." On the track Fat Joe has the first verse and raps in memory of Chris Lighty, while Joell Ortiz has the second verse and raps in memory of Chris Nadler. Check out the new remix to the track below.
R.I.P. to both Chris Nadler and Chris Lighty
New mixtape from Houston representative Kirko Bangz the 4th installment in his "Procrastination Kills" series. Its already trending worldwide and you'll see why below.
Lil Wayne has released the 4th installment of his Dedication series with DJ Drama. Some of the artists featured on the mixtape are J Cole, Nicki Minaj, and Young Jeezy. Check out the mix tape and track list below.
Slowing it down and giving it his all, Lloyd released his new song called "All Of Me." On the track features a verse from Wale. Take a listen and tell us what you think.
It looks like Mariah Carey is back and has teamed up with Rick Ross and Meek Mill for her latest song "Triumphant (Get Em')." She has a new video for the track and it features both of these Maybach Music men. Check out the new video below.
Join HOT 97 on the Harlem Day Stage Starting at 3pm. Join HOT 97 DJ, DJ-C-LO as he mixes on the ones and twos and performances by KOOL MOE DEE, WEBSTAR, RICKY BLAZE, SQUARE OFF, AKIL DASAN, DJ TED SMOOTH (mixing; old school set) and AK-69 (representing Japan).
ScHoolboy Q has a hot new track out called "Party." The track is produced by Kenny Beats. Check out the song below and tell us what you think!
Dj Khaled dropped three new tracks last night that was aired by Funk Master Flex. All three songs are off his latest album Kiss The Ring, in stores this Tuesday. Check out the tracks below, tell us what you think!
"They Ready" Feat. J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and Kendrick Lamar
"I Did It For My Dawgs" Feat. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana,Jadakiss
"Bitches and Bottles" (Let's Get It Started) Feat. Future, Lil Wayne, and T.I.
Brandy is back!!! She has a brand new video out called "Put It Down," featuring Chris Brown. Her new album, Two Eleven is due to be released October 2nd. Check out the new video below. Tell us what you think.
From her latest album 1991, Azealia Banks released a new video to her song "Van Vouge." Check out the new video below.
Funk Master Flex premiered DJ Khaled's new song "Hip Hop" last night. On the track is Nas, Scarface and DJ Premier. Listen below to hear the new track.
Two Chains has a new track out with Lil Wayne called "Yuck," off his latest album Based On A T.R.U. Story. Listen to the new track below. Tell us what you guys think.
Drake's infatuation with Aaliyah grows stronger. This weekend the rapper/singer who credits the late Aaliyah with much of his artistic inspiration released a song titled "Enough Said" featuring unreleased vocals from Aaliyah. Fans received the track with mixed emotions. Some feel that Drake should let her legacy remain as it was when she died while others appreciated Drake's efforts to keep her music going. Listen to the track for yourself and share your thoughts.
Drake also payed homage to Aaliyah through a 2nd tattoo on his rib cage. The numbers read "416" which is the area code for his hometown. However, the "4" is only partly shaded and makes the tat appear as "116" which is Aaliyah's birthday.
Funk Master Flex debuted Busta Rhymes new song "Doin it Again," last night. On the track is Reek Da Villian and Chanel. Check out the new track below.
Off his latest album "God Forgives, I Don't," Rick Ross has released a new video to his song "3 Kings." On the track and in the video are Dr. Dre and Jay Z. The video is a montage of old clips and top moments of the three rapper's lives. Check it out below.
R&B singer Miguel is gearing up for the release of his newest album "Kaleidoscope Dream" and he plans to release it as a triogy, The first EP, "Kaleidoscope Dream: Water" is available to stream now, and for download on iTunes tomorrow, July 31st. Part two, "Kaleidoscope Dream: Air"will be available September 11th and the full ablum will be available October 2nd. "Water" features 3 tracks, including the full version of previously released "Adorn", "Don't Look Back" and "Use Me."
Listen to the stream below. What do you think of Kaleidoscope Dream so far? Love it or leave it alone?
J Cole is at it again, releasing a new song called "The Cure." His lyrics off the track are over the sample from Kanye, Jay Z, and Beyonce's song "Lift Off." Check out this hot track below.
And another one! Check out "Diced Pineapples," another hot track by Rick Ross featuring Drake and Wale.
Check out this new laid back track from The Boss Rick Ross, featuring Andre 3000. "Sixteen." Listen Below.
Working on his upcoming mixtape 2.0, Roscoe Dash took a break and spit bars to 2 Chains "No Lie." Check out the remix below.
After giving a small sample last night in Seattle, Talib Kweli released his new song today titled "Push Thru." Also on the track is Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar. Take a listen to this hot new track below.
Take a listen of Swimming Pools(Drank) the newest single off of Kendrick Lamar's new album, good kid m.A.A.d city. Look for the album October 2nd.
New artist K'La has a song out called "Blame." Although K'La is new, a very familiar voice Nas, is featured on the track. Listen to the new single below. Tell us what you think.
Azealia Banks has a new track out called "Neptune" Her unique style and special flow creates hot music that reps Harlem to the fullest. The track features a British rapper and singer going by the name of Shystie. Azealia's mixtape "Fantasea" releases tomorrow. Listen to the track below.
Wiz Khalifa leaked a new freestyle. Check out his flow below.
Known for his smooth ways with the ladies, Trey Songz has a new song out called "Simply Amazing," a different feel from his usual music. His new album "Chapter V" comes out on August 21, 2012. Listen to his new song below.
Also below, another leaked track titled "Dive in"
Sending a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to 50 Cent who is celebrating his 38th birthday today by releasing his mixtape "5 Murder by Numbers." The mixtape has ten tracks which can be downloaded below
"5 Murder by Numbers" Track List
1. My Crown
3. United Nations
4. Business Mind
5. Roll That Sh*t (Feat. Kidd Kidd)
6. Leave The Lights On
8. Definition Of Sexy
9. Be My B*tch (Feat. Brevi)
10. Can I Speak To You.
Currently on tour in Europe, Nas has a new track out called "Cherry Wine" featuring the late Amy Winehouse. The word on the street is his album, "Life is Good" will be one of this year's best to come out. The album is set to sell in stores on July 17th, but there are snippets floating around on the web that are free to download. To listen to the song, look below. Let us know what you think!
Funk Master Flex has debuted 50 Cent's new track "You Will Never Take My Crown." His album 5: Murder by Numbers drops tomorrow, July 6th. Take a listen below.
Kanye West and Pusha T performed a snippet of this track on Sunday night's BET Awards. Now, they've released the full track for your listening pleasure. What do you think of the track?
Another hot track from DJ Khaled, Kanye West, and Rick Ross! Listen below!
Alicia Keys has a new track out called "New Day" produced by her husband, Swizz Beatz. Listen below.
Maybach Music released their new video to their track "Power Circle." The Power Group consisting of Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Stalley, Gunplay, and although not on this track, Omarion, had their new album "Self Made 2" drop yesterday. Also on this hot new track is Kendrick Lamar. Watch and listen below.
M.I.A. just dropped a hot remix to "Bad Girls" featuring both Missy Elliot and new artist Azealia Banks. Listen below and tell us what you think!
Kendrick Lamar performed at the Electric Ballroom in London this past Monday, June 25th, and announced his album title and release date. After some confusion, Kendrick took it to Twitter and clearly tweeted, "Good Kid, m.A.A.d city// by Kendrick Lamar. Oct 2nd. goodnight London." After signing to Interscope/Aftermath records, there's no doubt that this album won't be dope. His first single off the album "The Recipe" featuring Dr. Dre is scheduled to premiere a new music video sometime soon. Look out for Kendrick's new album "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City," October 2, 2012
Off his latest album "Yellow," Dom Kennedy released a new track called "We Ball." Kendrick Lamar is featured on the track and has once again laid down some pretty hot stuff. Listen to it, tell us what you think!
My Everlasting Zeal is the first studio album from North Carolina native, King Mez. With the album title defining the acronyms of his name, everything from production selection to his lyrical flow, it truly embodies his "Everlasting Zeal". This project has been in the works for over a year, following his critically-acclaimed collaboration mixtape with producer, Khrysis, entitled "King's Khrysis". He kept features to a minimal by inviting friends Drey Skonie, Sarah Kaboo, Carlitta Durand, and Damaris Joi with chorus duties and a spoken word piece. Production this time around was handled by Soundtrakk, Prolyfic, 1120, Omen, Commissioner Gordon, J.Cole, and Mez himself.
Click here to download.
Check out the latest visual, "Invincible" from MGK featuring Ester Dean. Invincible is available on iTunes now.
French Montana, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne teamed up for a song that will no doubt have the strippers bussing it wide open for years to come. "Pop That" is French's latest single and he snagged some of the best in the game to complete the Uncle Luke and 2 Live Crew sampled track.
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