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TC is to The Smoking Section like trees are to branches and cliffs are to avalanches. He lives for the funk as well as ensuring Hip-Hop culture always has a definitive voice. Or something like that. Sounded good though, right?


Childish Gambino – “Heartbeat” Video

By TC | 5 Comments

For someone who's accustomed to being on a set where there's suggestive mannerisms and body language, Childish Gambino's "Heartbeat" video doesn't exactly match the urgency of the lyrics that explicitly outline a severely dysfunctional relationship after the initial breakup.

David Jaffe

Twisted Metal Is Allowing Gamers To Shoot Sweet Tooth’s Truck…With Real Bullets


If you're a hardcore gamer and Valentine's Day isn't your thing (imagine those two having any sort of correlation), the 17 year-old franchise of Twisted Metal is offering up a pretty explosive alternative.

Breaking Point (Emilio Rojas Mixtape)

Emilio Rojas Is Still At His Point Break


I told y'all Rojas knows how to round up a despondent dame to make a good video.


First Look: Blue Ivy Carter Meets The World

By TC | 25 Comments

The current frontrunner for 2012's Women Of The Year made her first official appearance on the Internet today.

Gilbere Forte'

Sean Rose – Overdrive Mixtape

By TC | 3 Comments

From the glamorous strip of Sin City to the most obscure corner of Whereverville, AK, a rose will always be revered as a rose.

Erik White

Flo Rida Feat. Sia – “Wild Ones” Video


The good feelings haven't stopped for the one and only Flo since his last video and he's living on the edge, no Lady Gaga.


Asher Roth Announces “Final 4″ Tour, Releases “Dope Sh!t” Video

By TC | 2 Comments

Released in the tail end of the 2011, Asher Roth's Pabst & Jazz technically missed its shot at being on a lot of year end lists but in my unhumble opinion, it's his best project to date.

Fans And Family

Waka Flocka, Drake & Draya Michele Make It Rain On The “Round Of Applause” Set

By TC | 7 Comments

People say what they will about Waka Flocka's presence in the rap game, not that he cares good or bad, but he always finds a way to associate his name with a hit amidst any ongoing drama.

Jonah Schwartz

L.E.P. Bogus Boys – “Streets Talkin’/Johnny Cochran” Mini-Movie

By TC | 2 Comments

Before 2012 is relegated to just a number on a dusty calendar, there's a golden guarantee that you'll see plenty of hood phooey flicks courtesy of rappers trying too hard to entertain audiences.


Pill x DJ Holiday – The Epidemic Mixtape

By TC | 7 Comments

With or without the MMG billing, Pill's lyrical holocaust is keeping his name spreading across Twitter and random MTV tidbits like a plague.

A$AP Rocky

Video: When Overdoz. Met A$AP Mob

By TC | 5 Comments

Too often do we see rap crews collaborating with each other for no other reason than throwing honey-soaked bread against the wall, trying to make something stick.

2 Chainz

Loosies: Brandy & Monica Resume Their Squabble, Lady Gaga Gets Bloody & “Boo Thang” Isn’t Just For Ladies Anymore

By TC | 10 Comments

At the tail end of the 1990s, Brandy and Monica recorded one of the most popular catfights in history -- the multi-platinum "The Boy Is Mine." Now that they're older, wiser and done fighting over Mekhi Phifer, they've decided to pick up where they left off and update the references of voicemails to Facebook on "It All Belongs To Me.


Jackie Chain x Nick Catchdubs – After Hours Mixtape

By TC | 3 Comments

Y'know the nighttime is the right time to get involved in all sorts of G'd up wackiness and adult activities.

Liquor Store Mascot 2: Patron & Instrumentals

Playboy Tre – “Patron & Instrumentals” Video

By TC | 2 Comments

It only takes a whiff of alcohol for Treboy to get to zoning on his pen and pad and when tequila's on the menu, he's bound to offer up a piece of his soul.


Lindsay Lohan Is Taking This Modeling Thing Seriously

By TC | 12 Comments

Lindsay Lohan still gets referred to as that "Mean Girls actress" and that shit came out in 2004.

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