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Hip Hop Spotlight: Top Files-Youngboy Never Broke Again

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Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, known professionally as Youngboy Never Broke Again, is an American rapper/singer/songwriter from Baton Rouge, LA. Between 2015 and 2017, Gaulden released eight independent mixtapes, and garnered a cult following through his work. In 2017, Gaulden was signed to Atlantic Records, whom distributed two additional mixtapes before releasing his highest charting solo single, “Outside Today” in January 2018, which peaked at No. 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “Outside Today” was the lead single from Gaulden’s debut album “Until Death Call My Name”, which was released in April of that year. The project also included the tracks “Valuable Pain”, “Slime Belief” and “Genie.” In 2019, Gaulden released “Al Youngboy 2”, which peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. It included the singles “Self Control”, “Slime Mentality” and “Make No Sense.” He also collaborated with rapper Juice WRLD on the single “Bandit”, which peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became his highest charting single and his first top ten song. His sophomore effort, “38 Baby 2”, was released in April 2020 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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It’s been ten years since veteran R&B group The Whispers last recorded, but the trio continues to tour, although fans have been missing new music. That ends today with the release of the single “How Long.” The composition started more than three decades ago, when Whispers producer Magic Mendez mused on the situation in the world. The events of 2020 lead him to finish it and bring it to the group to record. The song’s message of love is perfect for the turbulent times we live in now. Walter Scott, Wallace Scott and Leaveil Degree are in rare form, and longtime fans will undoubtedly enjoy the music and message of “How Long.” Following her critically acclaimed BET Awards performance, singer Summer Walker delivers the EP “Life On Earth.” Walker unveiled the EP’s track list prior to the EP’s release. The project features special guest appearances by PARTYNEXTDOOR and NO1-NOAH. “Life On Earth” is the follow-up to Walker’s platinum selling debut album “Over It”, which spawned the hits “Come Thru” and “Playing Games.” “Life On Earth” can be preordered at Amazon and Apple Music.

Kid Cudi & Eminem Collaboration To Be Released Tomorrow

Rap fans will get an opportunity to get a peek inside “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady.” That’s right, Kid Cudi and Eminem are teaming up for a collaboration, due out tomorrow. The song was announced via an adorable video by Cudi’s daughter, Vada Wamwene Mescudi. Fans have been anticipating the collaboration since a cryptic May tweet from Cudi requested help from the “rap god” himself, although Eminem admitted that he didn’t know the tweet was posted.

Throwback Thursday Hip Hop: School Days-Busy Bee

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David James Parker, known professionally as Busy Bee, is an American old-school hip hop artist from New York, NY. First entering the New York City music scene in 1977, Parker worked with many of hip hop’s founding fathers, including Melle Mel, Afrika Bambaataa and Kook DJ AJ. Known for his comedic rhymes, he gained a following through MC rap battles in Staten Island, Brooklyn and New Jersey. In 1985, he won the New Music Seminar’s MC World Supremacy Belt. He appeared in the 1983 film “Wild Style” and played himself in the 2002 film “Paid In Full.” In 2007, he was included in the documentary “Hip Hop Legends.” He released the albums “Running Thangs” (1988) and “Thank God For Busy Bee” (1992).

Throwback Thursday R&B: Oh Honey-Delegation

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Delegation is a British R&B group with a lengthy career, and an amount of international success. In the United States, they’re viewed as a one-hit wonder, based on the crossover hit, “Oh Honey”, which was released in 1979. Their biggest success in the United Kingdom came in 1977, with the Top 30 single, “Where Is The Love (We Used To Know).” Formed in the United Kingdom in 1975, the band’s original lineup was comprised of Ricky Bailey, Len Coley and Roddy Harris. Working with producer/songwriter Ken Gold, they released several moderately successful singles, including “The Promise Of Love” and “Where Is The Love (We Used To Know).” They released the albums “The Promise Of Love” (1976), “Eau De Vie” (1979), “Delegation” (1980), “Delegation 2” (1981), “Deuces High” (1982) and “Encore” (1993).

City Girls & Doja Cat Release P***y Talk Video

City Girls and Doja Cat let it be known that they prioritize business over pleasure in their new music video “P***y Talk.” Poised as office employees, Yung Miami, JT and Doja Cat prove their congenital powers by what languages (English, Spanish and French), currencies (Euros, dollars and yen), cars (Bentleys, Rovers and Benz) and designer goods (Birkin, Gucci, Chanel, Louis, Pucci and YSL) they’re well-versed in. The singer even rifles through a file cabinet with folders of different types of men they’re after, from foreign princes to U.S rappers, to CEOs to athletes. But the three balance their play hard, work harder lifestyle in the titillating clip by dressing as jungle cats who dig their fingers into papayas, grapefruits and flowers to further emphasize their sexual prowess. Watch “P***y Talk” below.

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Hip Hop Spotlight: Don’t Rush-Young T & Bugsey Ft. Busta Rhymes

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Young T and Bugsey are a British hip hop duo from Nottingham, consisting of Ra’chard “Young T” Tucker and Doyin “Bugsey” Julius. The group rose to prominence in the UK due to the #Don’tRushChallenge, with their single “Don’t Rush”, where a group of people in a video compilation start each part of their segment in their “home attire” before covering the camera with an object and revealing a gleamed up look after pulling the object away. Their mixtape “Plead The 5th” was released on March 20, 2020.