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Hip Hop Weekly Newsletter

Ice Cube has admitted that he doesn't enjoy watching other rappers beef with each other, citing the dangerous nature of rap beefs and the potential for violence.

He believes that while beefs can happen in the industry, they are not necessary for a successful career.

"Big Piranhas" by Mike Shabb and Boldy James is a haunting and confidently cool rap track that showcases the sharp bars and gritty narrations of these talented MCs.

The combination of the atmospheric beat and vivid penmanship keeps listeners engaged.

Hip hop legend Questlove expresses disappointment in the ongoing feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar, calling it a "mudslinging" match that has gone too far.

He believes the collateral damage to innocent bystanders shows that hip hop is truly dead.

Drake's OVO store in London was vandalised with the message "They not like us" after Kendrick Lamar released a diss record accusing Drake of being a sexual predator.

This comes after a security guard was shot outside of Drake's Toronto mansion.

Conway The Machine has released his new album 'Slant Face Killah,' showcasing his growth and resilience.

With a diverse range of features, including Joey Bada$$ and Method Man, this 14-track project highlights Conway's journey through the ups and downs of life.

"Get ready to be electrified by Fliptrix and Greentea Peng's new track, "Cosmic Scenes."

This powerful anthem encourages listeners to chase their dreams, challenge the status quo, and create positive change in the world.

With its captivating beat and thought-provoking lyrics, it's poised to become the summer's must-listen hit.

Giggs recently performed in New York at the Gramercy Theatre, showcasing his two-decade-long career.

The show was sold-out and attended by fans new and old, as well as celebrities like Lily Allen and Rita Ora.

Giggs, who has faced resistance from British authorities in the past, has now gained international recognition.

Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi has been given a death sentence by a revolutionary court in Iran.

The charges placed against him, are for his support of the anti-government uprising in 2022, making him a symbol of defiance in Iran.

London rapper Ocean Wisdom has released a captivating new freestyle called "Near Life Experience."

The track showcases his rapid-fire delivery and intricate wordplay, offering a fresh take on UK rap and solidifying his status as a premier lyricist.

Ghostface Killah has released his latest album, "Set The Tone," which features collaborations with artists such as Nas, Jim Jones, and Busta Rhymes.

The album consists of 19 songs and arrives just after the rapper's 54th birthday.

Roc Marciano has released a new animated music video for his song "BeBe's Kids," from his album Marciology.

The director describes Roc Marciano as the most influential and impactful hip-hop artist of the last 15+ years.