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Hip-Hop Music Round-Up (04/23/12)

Posted by: Deborah Remus (04/23/12)
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09:35 AM on 04/23/12
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Thanks to Roshan for putting this together.

Hip-Hop Music Round-UpThis week's top 10 albums in Hip-Hop and R&B, according to Billboard.com:

1. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
2. Monica - New Life
3. Hoodie Allen - All American EP
4. Drake - Take Care
5. Think Like a Man - OST
6. Rihanna - Talk that Talk
7.Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King
8. Melanie Fiona - The MF Life
9. Young Jeezy - TM103
10. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

NEWS:


Cam'Ron
will release 30 songs in 30 days.

Wiz Khalifa is going on tour. Along for the ride: Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q.

Azealia Banks' EP has been delayed.

Eminem will produce on the Slaughterhouse record.

Fabolous will drop an album this summer.

Cuz u care: Tyga's "Rack City" is platinum.

Lil Wayne will put out a line of shoes with Supra.

DJ Khaled and Kanye West have another collaboration in the works.

Ne-Yo is naming his album The R.E.D. Album. In a plot twist: The Game is cool with it.

Suge Knight had a busy week. He alluded that Tupac is Alive and threatened to beat up Rick Ross.

Here's the tracklisting to Currensy's upcoming album.

Kanye West has announced the lineup for a new remix, dropping this week.

Pharrell has written a book and will release it this summer.

Nicki Minaj said a voice in her head made her leave Twitter.

News u care about: Chris Brown's record got delayed.

THIS WEEK'S VIDEOS:

Music Video: Theophilus London - All Around the World [Timez Are Weird These Days]

Music Video: Ab-Soul - Pineal Gland

Music Video: Cyhi the Prynce - Open Letter

Interview: Big K.R.I.T. - FUSE TV Interview

Trailer: Nas - The Don [Life is Good]

Interview: J. Cole - FUSE TV Interview

Documentary: Nas - Vh1's Behind the Music [Full Episode]

Unofficial: Kanye West - Way Too Cold

Trailer: Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul - The Groovy Tour Trailer

Live: Frank Ocean - New Song [Live at Coachella]

Live: ASAP Rocky - Goldie + Make Em Say Unh [with Master P, Live at Coachella]

THIS WEEK'S DOWNLOADS:

Nas - Another Black Girl Lost [Unreleased]

B.o.B. - So Hard to Breathe [Strange Clouds]

ASAP Rocky - Goldie [LongLiveASAP]

Stream: Currensy - Fast Cars, Faster Women [The Stoned Immaculate]

Usher - Climax (Flosstradamus Remix)

Stream: Theophilus London - Timez Are Weird These Nights [Remix Album]

Mixtape: Chuck Inglish - WRKOUT. [Beats]

Stream: Alchemist - Covert Coup Instrumentals [Mixtape with Currensy]

ALBUMS DROPPING THIS WEEK:

Ashanti - Braveheart
Sene - Brooklynnight

ALBUMS OUT NOW:

Future - Pluto

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09:42 AM on 04/23/12
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I can't wait until Rick Ross and Suge Knight fight
10:24 AM on 04/23/12
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Okay Cam Ron
03:00 PM on 04/23/12
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kendrick and schoolboy q would be amazing. never got much into wiz, and still dont get mac. tried a couple songs and just couldnt feel him at all.

so excited about new kanye, wish there would be about 90% less khaled

goldie is soooooo good, video is insane. so cool to see master p out there, loved the no limit stuff

chief keef on the new G.O.O.D. music song, love it
04:11 PM on 04/23/12
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kanye is just killing it with the last few singles hes dropped. so raw.
05:53 PM on 04/23/12
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Wiz needs to play bigger places. always sells over here before i can get tickets
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