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Curren$y — New Jet City [artwork]

New Jet City coming February 3.


Curren$y — New Jet City [artwork]


New Jet City coming February 3.

Casey Veggies — Life Changes [artwork]

After several releases from his upcoming project, Casey Veggies reveals the artwork for Life Changes, which is dropping January 22.

Casey Veggies — Life Changes [artwork]


After several releases from his upcoming project, Casey Veggies reveals the artwork for Life Changes, which is dropping January 22.

Justin Timberlake: I’m Ready [video]


Justin Timberlake announces to the world that after a long hiatus from music he is ready to make his comeback since the release of FutureSex/LoveSounds in 2006. Produced entirely by Timbeland, the album will be around 20 tracks. The first single is rumored to feature both Jay-Z and Beyonce. Thank you, music gods.

“I don’t want to put anything out that I think is something I don’t love. You just don’t get that everyday, you have to wait for it … I’m ready.”

Destiny’s Child To Release New Album


After being apart for nearly nine years, Destiny’s Child will be reuniting to release a brand new album. The album, Love Songs, will be released on January 29 and marks the first release since the group’s 2004 album Destiny Fulfilled. 

The first single will be a track entitled Nuclear, produced by the legendary Pharrell, and written by Pharrell, Michelle Wiliams, James Fauntleroy and Lonny Bereal. 

> view tracklist

Destiny’s Child To Release New Album


After being apart for nearly nine years, Destiny’s Child will be reuniting to release a brand new album. The album, Love Songs, will be released on January 29 and marks the first release since the group’s 2004 album Destiny Fulfilled.

The first single will be a track entitled Nuclear, produced by the legendary Pharrell, and written by Pharrell, Michelle Wiliams, James Fauntleroy and Lonny Bereal.


> view tracklist


Beyonce Covers GQ

For their February 2013 issue, Beyonce dons the cover listed as one of the 100 Sexiest Women of the 21st Century. The issue hits stands January 15.



Beyonce Covers GQ


For their February 2013 issue, Beyonce dons the cover listed as one of the 100 Sexiest Women of the 21st Century. The issue hits stands January 15.

Kendrick Lamar Asks Janet Jackson to be in video for Poetic Justice [video]


Kendrick Lamar asks Janet Jackson ‘artist to artist’ to be in his GKMC single, Poetic Justice. During an interview with MTV News before performing at Power 106’s Christmas concert, Kendrick Lamar asks Janet Jackson ‘artist to artist’ to appear in his GKMC single, Poetic Justice. The song samples Janet’s song Any Time, Any Place. Let’s hope this actually happens!

P.S.—If you didn’t know Kendrick’s GKMC album has officially gone gold. Now that’s Top Dawg Entertainment right there.


JENESIS Magazine’s Producer’s Issue

To close out 2012 in a special way, JENESIS brings to you the December Producer’s Issue. This special end of the year issue features cover story of Taylor Gang producer, Sledgren, Chuck Inglish (The Cool Kids),Chase N. Cashe of the Surf Club and well known southern producer Drumma Boy. Also features: SMP, Tecknowledgy, Free of The Niceguys, Keeynote, Amadeus, Slash Major, Premise of SNN Productions, Woody’s Produce, Kenny Beats, and 88-Keys.

This issue is sponsored by Clique Vodka, iStandard Producers, Popular Demand Clothing, & Livemixtapes/TrillHD.


> read digitally for FREE | purchase print copy



JENESIS Magazine’s Producer’s Issue

To close out 2012 in a special way, JENESIS brings to you the December Producer’s Issue. This special end of the year issue features cover story of Taylor Gang producer, Sledgren, Chuck Inglish (The Cool Kids),Chase N. Cashe of the Surf Club and well known southern producer Drumma Boy. Also features: SMP, Tecknowledgy, Free of The Niceguys, Keeynote, Amadeus, Slash Major, Premise of SNN Productions, Woody’s Produce, Kenny Beats, and 88-Keys.

This issue is sponsored by Clique Vodka, iStandard Producers, Popular Demand Clothing, & Livemixtapes/TrillHD.


> read digitally for FREE | purchase print copy
A$AP Rocky Reveals LongLiveA$AP Artwork & Release Date


During a stop on BET’s 106 & Park, Rocky announced his debut album LongLiveA$AP will be released January 15, 2013 featuring the above cover art.



A$AP Rocky Reveals LongLiveA$AP Artwork & Release Date


During a stop on BET’s 106 & Park, Rocky announced his debut album LongLiveA$AP will be released January 15, 2013 featuring the above cover art.

Kendrick Lamar Covers The Source for Rookie of the Year title


Kendrick Lamar earns the 3rd annual and well deserved title of Rookie of the Year for The Source Magazine issue which hits stands December 4. 2 Chainz earned Man of the Year title. Check out a behind the scenes interview with Kdot here.


Kendrick Lamar Covers The Source for Rookie of the Year title

Kendrick Lamar earns the 3rd annual and well deserved title of Rookie of the Year for The Source Magazine issue which hits stands December 4. 2 Chainz earned Man of the Year title. Check out a behind the scenes interview with Kdot here.
Stay Dirty Co. x Jason Seife Collaboration 


Stay Dirty links up with acclaimed graphic designer Jason Seife for a limited edition collection; read more here.


Stay Dirty Co. x Jason Seife Collaboration


Stay Dirty links up with acclaimed graphic designer Jason Seife for a limited edition collection; read more here.

Ocean-ography: GQ Interviews Frank Ocean

After the success of his album Channel Orange, GQ sits down with Frank Ocean as part of their Men Of The Year issue to discuss his career, the crazy year he has had and his Tumblr post that shocked the hip hop world.

> read here
Ocean-ography: GQ Interviews Frank Ocean



After the success of his album Channel Orange, GQ sits down with Frank Ocean as part of their Men Of The Year issue to discuss his career, the crazy year he has had and his Tumblr post that shocked the hip hop world.





> read here

J.Cole — Miss America teaser [video]


Following the announcement of his album Born Sinner and its release date January 28, J.Cole releases the teaser for what will be a the first single from the album. The full version is coming via iTunes on November 13.

J.Cole Announces New Album + Release Date [video]


J.Cole announces via video that the follow up to 2011’s Cole World: The Sideline Story will come as his sophomore album, Born Sinner, will be released on his 28th birthday, January 28, 2013.

 Cris Cab — Rise [artwork]

The extremely talented Miami native, Cris Cab, releases the artwork for his upcoming EP, Rise, the follow up to his outstanding mixtape, Echo Boom. The album will be released via iTunes on October 9!



Cris Cab — Rise [artwork]



The extremely talented Miami native, Cris Cab, releases the artwork for his upcoming EP, Rise, the follow up to his outstanding mixtape, Echo Boom. The album will be released via iTunes on October 9!
 Wiz Khalifa Announces O.N.F.I.C. Tracklist 

After releasing the second single from the album yesterday, Wiz lets go the full track list. Wiz noted that Tuki Carter, Lola Monroe, Chevy Woods, and Berner will also be included on the album, but their verses did not get mixed prior to releasing the tracklist information
1. Intro
2. Paperbond
3. Bluffin’
4. Let It Go
5. The Bluff f. Cam’ron
6. Work Hard, Play Hard
7. Got Everything f. Courtney Noelle
8. Fall Asleep
9. Time
10. It’s Nothin f. 2 Chainz
11. Rise Above f. Pharrell
12. Initiation
13. Up In It
14. No Limit
15. The Plan f. Juicy J
16. Remember You f. The Weeknd
17. Medicated
The album is to be released December 4, 2012.



Wiz Khalifa Announces O.N.F.I.C. Tracklist



After releasing the second single from the album yesterday, Wiz lets go the full track list. Wiz noted that Tuki Carter, Lola Monroe, Chevy Woods, and Berner will also be included on the album, but their verses did not get mixed prior to releasing the tracklist information



1. Intro
2. Paperbond
3. Bluffin’
4. Let It Go
5. The Bluff f. Cam’ron
6. Work Hard, Play Hard
7. Got Everything f. Courtney Noelle
8. Fall Asleep
9. Time
10. It’s Nothin f. 2 Chainz
11. Rise Above f. Pharrell
12. Initiation
13. Up In It
14. No Limit
15. The Plan f. Juicy J
16. Remember You f. The Weeknd
17. Medicated

The album is to be released December 4, 2012.

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