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Hip Hop Weekly Newsletter

"Vice beats and Mac Lloyd team up for their new track "(K)no(w) Better". The song explores Lloyd's motivations and offers a chilled and reflective vibe.

With support from Itch FM, NTS Radio, BBC 1Xtra, and Spotify, Vice beats' music continues to evolve.

Rapsody teams up with the legendary Erykah Badu on her latest single "3:AM."

The track takes listeners on a deep dive into Rapsody's personal life and is described as a favourite from her upcoming album.

Ghostface Killah and Nas have collaborated for the second time ever on the lead single, "Scar Tissue," from Ghostface Killah's upcoming album, Set The Tone.

The track features aggressive East Coast boom-bap beats and killer guitar shreds, leaving us excited for what's to come on the album.

Rome Streetz and Wavy Da Ghawd team up for a six-song collection called "Buck 50," showcasing their strong chemistry and impressive lyricism over boom-bap production.

This project is a must-listen for fans of underground New York hip-hop.

Kendrick Lamar wastes no time in responding to Drake's diss track, "Family Matters," with his own track, "Meet The Grahams."

In this hard-hitting diss, Kendrick takes aim at Drake, his parenting skills, and even reveals that Drake has a hidden 11-year-old daughter.

Essa & Pitch 92's new music video for "HeavyweightS" features an impressive lineup of UK hip hop artists like Klashnekoff and Doc Brown.

The track is part of their upcoming album "Resonance.

Kendrick Lamar's diss track "Euphoria" aimed at Drake has caused a stir in the hip-hop world.

Artists like Jay Rock, Denzel Curry, and Reason have reacted, while Suge Knight weighed in on the race aspect of the beef.

Hip-hop in China faced a potential ban from censors in 2018, but the genre has since continued to grow by staying within government red lines and balancing creative expression with palatable content.

Chengdu has become a hub for Chinese rap, with artists such as Wang Yitai, Higher Brothers, and Vava gaining mainstream success while incorporating elements of Mandarin and the local Sichuan dialect into their music.

The world's largest festival of hip-hop dance theatre is taking place at Sadler's Wells.

The event features dance workshops, DJs, graffiti, and performances from some of the best dancers in the world.

Jaz-O's Debut Album: The Untold Story of Jay-Z's Start - Hip Hop History Unveiled!

In 1989, Jaz-O released his debut album, Word To The Jaz, which introduced the world to a young Jay-Z.

Despite not receiving much commercial success, the album played a significant role in shaping the culture of hip-hop.

Stormzy has partnered with Adidas to launch a multi-purpose soccer training facility in his hometown of South London.

The state-of-the-art facility, called Merky FC HQ, offers a range of facilities for local youths, including soccer pitches, recording studios, gaming hubs, and spaces for content creators.