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These 17 Rappers Have Had the Quickest Come Ups in Hip-Hop
The cream of the crop rises to the top. Quickly.
The Break Presents – Sugarhill Ddot
This Harlem rapper is on the rise.
Gucci Mane, City Girls, Jim Jones and Byrdgang and More – New Hip-Hop Projects
The rap game never skips a beat when it comes to new drops.
15 Rappers With the Most Unique Voices Over the Last Few Years
From Carti's "baby voice" to Pop Smoke's growl and everything in between.
The Break Presents – That Mexican OT
The Lonestar Luchador is all things Texas hip-hop.
Coi Leray Considers Breast Enhancement Surgery
Is Coi about to throw some Ds on it?
Cardi B Claims There’s No Album Coming After Disturbing Spat With Trolls Who Keep Criticizing Her
Bardi is going through it with the trolls.
6ix9ine Being Rushed Into Jail in the Dominican Republic Is a Chaotic Scene
The moment was intense.
Jeezy Divorce From Jeannie Mai – She Breaks Her Silence
Offset, DaBaby, Westside Gunn and More – New Hip-Hop Projects
Fresh fire on Friday the 13th.