Video: Noisey Atlanta: Gucci Mane x Jeezy, Trap Lords (Episode 3)

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Thomas continues his conversation with Coach K about the origin of trap music, beginning with Young Jeezy’s 2004 mixtape, Tha Streets Iz Watchin (according to Coach). Both Coach and super producer Zaytoven—who rose to prominence alongside Gucci Mane—explain the explosion of the genre and eventual beef between Young Jeezy and Gucci Mane. We quickly learn that Gucci Mane has not only become one of the most significant rappers in the Atlanta scene, but has so much leverage that his opinion can essentially decide the career trajectory of any new rapper trying to make it. What’s perhaps most impressive is that Gucci’s influence is still just as prominent as ever—even though he’s currently locked up until 2016. Continue reading

Video: Top 10 NBA Plays: January 26th | NBA Highlights

Count down the very best plays from Monday night.

Video: Action Bronson Interview on Sway In The Morning

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Action Bronson stopped by Sway In The Morning for a quick interview. The Queens native talked about losing weight, getting into Twitter conflicts, mixing concrete as a past job, being influenced by Turkey and Africa, working with 40 in the studio and much more. Bronsolino’s new project hits stores on March 23rd. Continue reading

Video: Top 10 NBA Dunks of the Week: 01/18 – 01/24 | NBA Highlights

Count down the top 10 dunks of the week.

Video: Top 10 NBA Plays: January 25th | NBA Highlights

Check out the 10 best dunks, dishes and defensive stops in Sunday’s 11-game night in the Association.

Video: Who Is Tink?

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XXL caught up with Tink, and she breaks down where her name came from, wanting to be radio personality, how she met Timbaland and much more. Continue reading

Video: A$AP Yams Final Interview w/ SNKRBST

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Check out Yamborghini’s final interview with SNKRBST on his 26th Birthday. Yams was laid to rest earlier today. R.I.P. A$AP Yams. Continue reading

Video: Top 10 NBA Plays: January 24th | NBA Highlights

Here are your Top 10 plays from Saturday nights action around the NBA.

Video: Top 10 NBA Plays: January 23rd | NBA Highlights

Check out the best ten plays from Friday night’s NBA action.

Video: Lupe Fiasco Freestyle on Sway In The Morning

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Lupe stopped by Sway In The Morning and decided to drop a quick freestyle! Tetsuo & Youth out now. Continue reading

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