take care

Drake Makes “Headlines” With The First Official Single From Take Care

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Despite his reserved demeanor, Aubrey Graham doesn't shy away from the spotlight; he embraces it.

Step Brothers (Mixtape)

Starlito & Don Trip – Step Brothers Mixtape

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What I'll likely most remember Hip-Hop's summer of 2011 by is the sudden explosion of group projects.

The iPod Shuffle

The iPod Shuffle: Drake’s “9AM In Dallas”

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Drake's obviously a proven rapper, although we get more of what Estelle called <a href="http://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/tag/emo-singer/">the "emo singer"</a> these days.

#Kanye West

First Listen: Big Sean’s Finally Famous The Album

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An arduous grind, numerous mixtape releases, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/the-2010-bet-hip-hop-awards-cyphers">a BET cypher</a> and G.

The Statement

Skeme – The Statement Mixtape

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=192966"> The Los Angeles life and times of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/skeme-pistols-palm-trees-mixtape">Skeme</a> always prove to be well worth tuning in.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj – “Tragedy” (Lil Kim Diss)

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=180862"> At this point, we deem it necessary to quote the lyrics of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nicki-minaj">Nicki's</a> real shots in song dedicated to the artist formerly known as Lil Kim.

Spotlight

Pusha T – “Cook It Down”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/pusha-ts-fear-of-god-mixtape-drops-march-21"> Now when it come to cooking crack, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/pusha-t">Pusha T</a> is a gas stove, still standing over the pot until it bubbles and broils with white money.

Yo Gotti

Maybach Music Group Presents Torch – UFO Mixtape

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=169799"> Say what you will about <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/rick-ross">Ricky Rozay</a>, but no one can accuse him of not breaking bread with his knights at his round table.

Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez – Mr. Peterson Mixtape

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=158844"> Impressed was the first thought that came to mind after hearing Canadian-newcomer <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/torey-lanez">Tory Lanez'</a> debut single, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/new-music-tory-lanez-say-hello-produced-by-boi-1da">"Say Hello"</a> last week.

Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez – “Say Hello”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=157760"> It's one thing to start your craft at an early age, but it's another to be sitting atop of it before you can legally smoke a cigarette. I'm not too familiar with <a href="http://twitter.com/TLANEZ">Tory Lanez</a> tunes, but based on "Say Hello," the grown-up-sounding lead single from this 17-year-old singer/songwriter/MC from Brampton, Ontario, it's apparent this prodigy with a pen has been doing his thing quite for some time.

Wiz Khalifa

Rick Ross – Ashes To Ashes

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=156992"> First Rick Ross looked to kill his enemies with <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/the-albert-anastasia-ep">The Albert Anastasia EP</a>.

Smoke DZA

Smoke DZA – “Ralph Lifshitz”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/trademark-da-skydiver-feat-smoke-dza-super-sticky"> Looking at the title on first glance, my first thought told me <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/smoke-dza">Smoke</a> was paying homage to that character from the Rugrats, Dr.

The DeAndre Way

Soulja Boy Tell’Em – “Speakers Going Hammer” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/soulja-boy-feat-lil-b-swag-od-video"> Try as you might, it's really hard to hate on this guy. Yeah, he may be <a href="http://www.billboard.com/column/the-juice/soulja-boy-says-he-loves-hip-hop-groupie-1004130450.story#/column/the-juice/soulja-boy-says-he-loves-hip-hop-groupie-1004130450.story">in love with a slore</a> and his raps may be monosyllabic, but Soulja Boy entertains us all with his antics.

Music

Lloyd Banks Feat. Eminem – “Where I’m At”

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<a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/h-f-m-2-hunger-for-more-2/id400534811"> If you weren't satisfied with "<a href="http://nahright.com/news/2010/11/08/lloyd-banks-ft-eminem-akon-celebrity-no-tags/">Celebrity</a>" - Lloyd Banks<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/lloyd-banks">'</a> previously leaked Hunger For More 2 track featuring <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/eminem">Slim Shady</a> and Akon - this one should feed your appetite.

Trill O.G.

Bun B Feat. Drake – “Put It Down” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/08/review-of-bun-b-trill-o-g"> One of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/download-bun-b-feat-drake-put-it-down">the illest songs of the year</a> reciprocates the virus with a visual to get the culture live and thriving.

VIDEOS

“Behind The Grind” With Producer Boi-1da

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<a href="http://realtalkny.uproxx.com/2010/10/topic/topic/videos/nigel-d-presents-behind-the-grind-with-producer-boi1da/"> Nigel D.'s <a href="http://realtalkny.uproxx.com/2010/10/topic/topic/videos/nigel-d-presents-behind-the-grind-with-producer-boi1da/">"Behind The Grind" series</a> unveils a very dope and insightful interview with Boi-1da where the craftsman shares his story on rising to prominence , but not after dealing with his share of sh#tty jobs and doubts along the way.

UGK

So About This UGK And Drake Track…

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The first time I listen to anything from <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/pimp-c">Pimp Chad's</a> The Naked Soul Of Sweet Jones will be when the entire album is made available.


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