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Siya delivers her new EP, What Never Happened hosted by DJ SKEE. What Never Happened serves as the proper follow-up to her prior mixtape, Better Late Than Never. Be sure to listen to, What Never Happened in its’ entirety. Let us know what you think!


Listen to this new banger, Jeezy featuring Gucci Mane on, “God.” Still behind bars, Gucci Mane delivers his versus. Watch out for Jeezy’s new project hitting the streets, November 13th. Let us know what you think!

Lil Wayne releases his highly anticipated album, Free Weezy Album. With guest features from Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, and more. His 11th LP Free Weezy Album is now exclusively on Tidal.

B.o.B. releases a new track and is already working on his next album. Let us know what you think!

Check out Bad Lucc’s latest featuring Problem and a newcomer The Homegirl. Just remember, when there’s a will there’s a way! Let us know what you think.

Watch an excerpt of, Demrick’s interview as he premieres two singles on the, Crisco Kidd Block Party show. He speaks on his collaboration with Berner and B-Real on their mixtape, Prohibition and being able to work with them on, “Xanax and Patron.”   Demrick also drops a record featuring Dizzy Wright, “We Still Here”  leading up to, November 18th the release-date of his new project, Losing Focus. Let us know what you think!

Stay tuned for weekly interviews dropping by your very own, Crisco Kidd Block Party team!

Check out, Demrick’s full interview below.

Watch an excerpt, of Young Scrap’s interview with the Crisco Kidd Block Party. He discusses all the drama involved with his hit record, “Love LA” produced by DJ Mustard, causing a major deal to fall through. He also brings up a very familiar record DJ Mustard has produced, “LA Love” for recording artist Fergie. Then, Young Scrap doesn’t miss out on a chance to freestyle and goes in! Let us know what you think.

Stay tuned for weekly interviews dropping by your very own, Crisco Kidd Block Party team!

Check out, Young Scrap’s full interview below.


Whoop, here it is!

Now unmasked on the official cover, heart stealers Mack Wilds, August Alsina and Ed Sheeran represent for the future of R&B on VIBE’s Summer 2014 Issue.

In a unique photo shoot experience, the three crooners with a hip-hop heart invited a few of their biggest fans down to a single-level house in Los Angeles to be featured in the spreads. Ed and August compared their colorful tattoo sleeves. Mack charmed the entire set. August sipped mimosa after mimosa between looks. Ed played Ty Dolla $ign’s “Paranoid” on his guitar. Everyone turned up to Chris Brown’s “Loyal” blasting from a car radio.

But beyond the images, these three rising stars are depicted with insightful profiles that tell their intricate stories and blueprints for success. VIBE Deputy Editor Clover Hope pens Mack Wilds’ Shaolin-to-Hollywood-and-back trajectory. Music Editor John Kennedy explains Ed Sheeran’s intense love affair with hip-hop, while VIBE Vixen Editor Shanel Odum tells August Alsina’s hard knock life.

The three feature stories will hit newsstands in July, but in the meantime look out for the feature on Ed Sheeran, whose album drops today, on 11:30 am. August Alsina and Mack Wilds follow at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm, respectively.

Watch the behind-the-scenes video and read excerpts from the stories below:

“Where am I gonna survive in a world of 2 Chainz and Drake? Frank, Miguel and all of these guys. I remember coming across them and being like, ‘Yo, bro, I got some music coming up.’ And they’re like, ‘Okay, cool, how’s that movie going?’” —Mack Wilds

“Just because I’m a man with an acoustic guitar doesn’t mean I have to play love songs. I want to straddle all worlds at once. I want to do my acoustic stuff, write for the biggest pop acts in the world, and also work with all the rappers I like, underground or not.” —Ed Sheeran

“Crack fucking ruined my family. So to be selling that shit and seeing what it do to people, you start to realize, ‘Damn, my heart might be a little too big for this shit.’” —August Alsina




BET has announced Chris Rock as the host for the 2014 BET Awards along with this year’s nominees, making this the first time Rock hosts a music award show since hosting the MTV Video Music Awards in 2003.

As far as nominations, Jay-Z and Beyonce lead in nominations, with five each. Drake, Pharrell, Chris Brown and August Alsina earned a respectable three nominations each.

“This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials says in a press release, as per Billboard. “It’s great to see our talented new artist’s right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees.”

The 2014 BET Awards is set to air live from Los Angeles, California’s Nokia Theatre Sunday, June 29.


Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Janelle Monáe
Jhené Aiko
K. Michelle
Tamar Braxton

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
August Alsina
Chris Brown
John Legend
Justin Timberlake
Pharrell Williams

Best Group
A$AP Mob
Daft Punk
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Young Money

Best Collaboration
August Alsina f/ Trinidad Jame$ – I Luv This
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love
Drake f/ Majid Jordan – Hold On (We’re Going Home)
JAY Z f/ Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail
Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines
YG f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan – My Hitta

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Angel Haze
Charli Baltimore
Iggy Azalea
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – Partition
Beyoncé f/ JAY Z – Drunk In Love
Chris Brown – Fine China
Drake – Worst Behavior
Pharrell Williams – Happy

Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom
Chris Brown
Colin Tilley
Director X
Hype Williams

Best New Artist
Ariana Grande
August Alsina
Mack Wilds
Rich Homie Quan
ScHoolboy Q

Best Gospel Artist
Donnie McClurkin
Erica Campbell
Hezekiah Walker
Tamela Mann
Tye Tribbett

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Gabrielle Union
Kerry Washington
Lupita Nyong’o
Oprah Winfrey

Best Actor
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Forest Whitaker
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Michael B. Jordan

YoungStars Award
Gabrielle Douglas
Jacob Latimore
Jaden Smith
KeKe Palmer

Best Movie
12 Years a Slave
The Best Man Holiday
Fruitvale Station
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Centric Award
Aloe Blacc – The Man
Jennifer Hudson f/ T.I. – I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)
Jhené Aiko – The Worst
LiV Warfield – Why Do You Lie?
Wale f/ Sam Dew – LoveHate Thing


jay-z answers drake we made it

Jay-Z, 44, is letting Drake have it in a new track entitled “We Made It.” In the song Hove goes on to diss Drake by not even referring to him as a man. Drake managed to get under Jay’s skin by dissing Hove’s use of art references in his songs. We bet the “Too Much” rapper wished he’d kept those comments to himself.

Jay opened up about Drake’s recent Rolling Stone comments concerning the use of art references in a verse on Jay Electronica’s “We Made It” track.

“Sorry Mrs. Drizzy for so much art talk,” Jay Z raps on the track. “Silly me, rap pin’ ’bout s**t that I really bought — while these rappers rap about guns that they ain’t shot — and a bunch of other silly s**t that they ain’t got.”

Jay Z’s “Drizzy” reference stems from Drake’s trade mark alias, a name dropped several times during his interview. In that interview, Drake openly criticizes Jay Z’s references to art in his lyrics.

“It’s like Hov can’t drop bars these days without at least four art references,” Drake says in the article. ”I would love to collect [art] at some point, but I think the whole Rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny.”

– Bryant Perkins


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