Rihanna Debuts ‘American Oxygen,’ Slams RFRA at March Madness Fest

Rihanna’s still-unreleased “American Oxygen” has been a staple in commercials promoting this year’s NCAA basketball tournament the past two months, and with the Final Four rolling into Indianapolis Saturday night, the singer finally debuted the entire “American Oxygen” during her headlining set at the March Madness Music Fest at the city’s…

Young Lito, ‘Blessings (Freestyle)’

Troy Ave’s BSB squad have been making some serious moves over the last year. Solider Young Lito lets the world know about their newfound fortune on his freestyle over Big Sean’s “Blessings.” Lito rides the head-nodding track spitting rhymes about his current monetary status, then uses the second half of the instrumental to talk his ish, rambling on about his luxury lifestyle. Lito is in the running for our Freshmen… Read more »

Watch Ludacris’ ‘Ludaversal Intro’ Video

It seems like Ludacris is back for the first time, again. Having recently dropped his eighth studio LP Ludaversal on March 31, the Atlanta rapper boosts the campaign by dropping the video for the LP’s intro track. Luda keeps it simple with the visual rapping in a dimly lip warehouse while rocking gaudy jewelry for the short David Banner-produced song. XXL recently chopped it up with Luda during his NYC… Read more »

Tory Lanez, ‘In For It’

XXL Freshmen 2015 hopeful Tory Lanez is down for the cause. Today, the MC drops his latest offering putting out a new single titled, “In For It.” The dark, bass-thumping R&B assisted track is produced by RL Grime. The MC catches the vibe of the slow instrumental and rides the track with ease. This song is taken from Lanez’s forthcoming EP which is due out later this year. The Toronto… Read more »

Audio Push, ‘Normally’

After finishing up a nationwide tour with Wale, Audio Push is gearing up for the release of their upcoming album, The Good Vibe Tribe. The California duo recently uploaded the project’s new single “Normally.” The bass-heavy track is produced by frequent collaborator Hit-Boy with help from Dot Da Genius and morphs from a conventional banger to something fit to turn up the EDM spots. Audio Push members Oktane and Prictag… Read more »

Azealia Banks Regrets President Obama Comments

Azealia Banks’ recent interview with Billboard was filled with a number of interesting quotes, one of which happened to be a statement about her wanting to smash the current president, Barack Obama. After some time to consider her statements following the buzz made over the sound bite, the Harlem rapper now regrets the comment. As previously reported, Banks was quoted as saying she wanted to jump POTUS’ bones, “He’s so… Read more »

Fabolous, ‘Aint Nothin’ Ta F^ck Wit (Freestyle)’

Fabolous continues to tap into his mixtape roots for his weekly freestyle series. Today, he spits heat over Wu-Tang Clan’s “Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta Fuck Wit” off their 1993 debut Enter The 36 Chambers. As has become a weekly occurrence the Brooklyn MC spazzes over the classic track dropping punchline after punchline. Not only has Loso been getting busy on golden era instrumentals, but he’s also been making some… Read more »