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‘What’s My Name’ video


I predict this song to dominate the charts like Ri Ri’s other smash single—“Umbrella.” Continue reading ‘‘What’s My Name’ video’

‘Whip My Hair’ video


Previously, we posted a video about Diggy Simmons, son of hip-hop vet Rev Run. Here’s another heir to hip-hop royalty: Willow Smith. Willow inked a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label (and Rihanna collaborates with Jigga). So the song has a Rihanna-esque feel to it.

‘Runaway’ video


Ye’s short film for “Runaway” airs tonight at 8 p.m on BET, MTV and MTV2.

Def Jam Rapstar


The video game hits stores Oct. 5.

‘Babblin’ video’


Aug. 29 marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. With that said, check out Stalley’s video that was filmed in N’awlins.

‘Fan of a Fan’ videos

Fan of a Fan: Chris Brown and fan. Photo by Leon Laing.

Chris Brown and Tyga (of Young Money Entertainment) collaborated for a solid mixtape titled Fan of a Fan. Peep the recent videos from that mixtape: “Deuces” and “No Bullsh*t.”

Gucci is free


Hotlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane was released from jail this morning after serving a six-month bid. Click here to see footage from the press conference.

‘The Other Side’

B.o.B. (left) and Bruno Mars

Check out and download “The Other Side,” a track from Bruno Mars’ upcoming EP, It’s Better If You Don’t Understand. Previous collaborator B.o.B. and the eclectic Cee-Lo Green assist Mars on this Gnarls Barkley-esque song.

Philly Day on MTV Jams

Photo of Philly-based rapper Peedi Crakk (left) and fan by Leon Laing.

MTV Jams will host Philly Day, a collection of videos by Philadelphia-based artists, on May 2nd.

‘The Boondocks’ returns


The Boondocks returns for its third season on Cartoon Network on May 2nd.