New Music, Playlist

SoundCloud Selections: Playlist 198

New music we currently have on repeat.

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2013’s Best: Nova’s Top Albums

I’m really sorry that I’ve neglected you this year, hip-hop.  New waves of UK dance pop, PBR’n’B, and the budding chill-trap movement have distracted me from my deep roots with you.  Songs by French Montana and 2 Chainz were shrug-while-fist-twisting worthy when I was at the club, but it made me cringe when I realized […]

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Emcee, Events, Lifestyle, Media

RECAP: New Myspace Launch Event

Wait, so Jamie Chung is on that new Myspace now?  Lemme go sign up real quick.  But really, all jokes aside, this ain’t the same Myspace that consumed all of our time way back when with thoughts of who to put in our Top 8, which song would best convey our mood on our profile […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle

When Legends and The Future Collide

Something’s brewing in the hip-hop world as Nas, Jay-Z, Timbaland and Justin Timberlake are seen conversing in the studio. In another instance, we see Eminem and Royce Da 5’9 have a meeting of the minds with Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy-Q, and Jay Rock). Mind blown.

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Events, Issues, Lifestyle, Media

And the 2013 BET Award nominees are…

Today, the BET Network announced the nominees for the 13th annual BET Awards to be held at Nokia Theatre on June 30. The press conference kicked off with BETs President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill, taking the mic to introduce the first ever BET Experience.  If you haven’t heard by now, the BET […]

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