New Video: Ryan Leslie “5 Minute Freshen Up”

For his fourth installment of his visual album, R.Les gets flashy and classy while making his rounds around South Beach.

Katy Perry Covers “Niggas In Paris”

“This is about to get real embarrassing”

You damn, right. Earlier, the Pop singer and her Yankee fitted hit the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge stage and performed her version of The Throne’s hit track.

Nick Minaj Announces European Tour

In support of her upcoming album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Nicki is jetting overseas for her European tour. Additional dates to be added, but check out the current itinerary below. Purchase tickets here.

June 8th – Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden
June 9th – Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway
June 11th – Falconer Salen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
June 13th – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
June 18th – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands
June 19th – Zénith de Paris, Paris, France
June 21th – Alcatraz, Milano, Italy
June 24th – HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK
June 25th – HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK
June 26th – NIA Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
June 28th – O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester, UK
July 6th – T In The Park Festival 2012, Balado Airfield, Kinross, Scotland
July 7th – Hyde Park, London, UK
August 18th – V Festival 2012, Weston Park, Shifnal, UK
August 18th – V Festival 2012, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, UK

Kendrick Lamar Debuts Song At SXSW

During the weekend, Kendrick brought out Buddy and premiered their new cut “Staircases”, produced by the Neptunes.

A$AP Rocky Reveals Album Title, Trashes 2012 XXL Freshmen Class

“I Think A Lot Of The Motherf*ckers On The List Is Corny As F*ck” [Video]

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A$AP Rocky’s debut album is highly anticipated. Lots of rumors have been floating around about it’s title and release date. Fuse TV caught up with the Harlem rapper and got the real deal.

“The name of my album is ‘Long Live A$AP,” he revealed. “My album comes out in July.

Another rumor A$AP cleared up had to do with the 2012 XXL Freshman Class cover. He clarified that he made the list, but wasn’t on the cover because his schedule didn’t permit him the time to shoot it. Without naming names he also trashed the list.

“Personally I’mma speak my mind. I think a lot of the motherf*ckers on the list is corny as f*ck,” A$AP said. “But shout outs to Danny Brown. I think a few people on there are eligible for it.”

Let’s take a look at that list one more time:

Machine Gun Kelly, Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Future, Roscoe Dash, Hopsin, Macklemore, French Montana, Iggy Azalea and Don Trip.

After scratching off Danny Brown that leaves us with 9 possible targets. Who do you think A$AP is firing shots at?

Dope! Young Dro “Where My Dogs At”

Check it out let us know what you think…

50 Cent, Drake, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, J. Cole, Mac Miller & More To Perform At Openair Frauenfeld Festival [Full Line Up Inside]

Ans Open-Air Frauenfeld reisen viele junge Besucher. (Archivbild) (Bild: Keystone/ Ennio Leanza)

Some of the biggest names in the business will take part in this year’s Openair Frauenfeld Festival in Switzerland.

The three day event takes place from July 6-8. Check out the full lineup below.

50 Cent
Sean Paul
Rick Ross
Wiz Khalifa
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) 
J. Cole
Mac Miller,
Tinie Tempah
Jedi Mind Tricks
Max Herre and friends
Samy Deluxe
A$AP Rocky
Royce 5’9
Dilated Peoples
Steff la Cheffe
Liricas Analas
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Prince Pi
Raf 3.0
Kollegah & Favorite
Lo Leduc & feat. Pacôme
Dabu Fantastic

Chris Brown “Fuck The City Up”

Chris Brown lets it go for free as a treat to his fans, Produced by Drumma Boy. His new album, Fortune hits stores on May 8th.

Rap Battle of the week: Smack / URL Presents DNA vs Yung ILL

Smack/ URL The leader in the MC Battle culture delivers another action packed battle between St. Louis Yung Ill and the Queens New York’s DNA. On paper these opponents are evenly matched and have faced the same opponents (Rich Dolarz & Tsu Surf). Watch how this classic match up unfolds.