Smoke DZA: Up Close & Personal (Video)

The Kush Gawd speaks on his musical genre, how his name is inspired by the film Friday and more. PREVIOUS: Joey Bada$$ – Underground Airplay f. Big K.R.I.T. & Smoke DZA

Rihanna Covers Elle UK Magazine

If you weren't too wrapped up in that mess of a Law & Order show you may have missed the, uh, "inspiration" for that episode make yet another magazine cover. You can check those out down bottom.

50 Cent Says Mayweather Ducked Pacquiao (Video)

Curtis appeared on ESPN's First Take as today's special guest and joined the debate desk with Skip Bayless. He spoke on his relationship with Floyd Mayweather and revealed that Mayweather ducked Pacman. Fif also spoke on what boxing could learn from the MMA and his upcoming album, Street King Immortal. UPDATE: Curtis also sat down

Crooked I Interviews Ras Kass & B-Real (Video)

Crooked I recently sat down with Ras Kass and Cypress Hill's B-Real on C.O.B. Radio. Up top, Ras Kass talks about his latest project Barmageddon, traveling the world at a young age, Chris Dorner, working with Crook on past projects and more. After the jump, B-Real reflects on Cypress Hill's underlying message and how the

Toki Wright, Kristoff Krane & Carnage - Short Circuit (Video)

Directed by PCP. On March 21st, Toki Wright, Carnage and Kristoff Krane will be embarking on their Short Circuit Tour (hit the jump for cities/dates). To celebrate the announcement, the Twin Cities trio get together and release a new song/video.

LordQuest - Still Shopping (Album)

After a couple leaks, the Canadian producer/emcee drops off his latest full-length. Features include Promise, Rapsody, Junia-T (of Smash Brovaz) and more. Stream/download after the jump.

A.ware (of Mach Five) - Outta My Mind

The oddity from Mach Five is dropping a solo drop, Good Morning Midnight, which should drop soon. Here's the first offering from that. PREVIOUS: Mach Five – Just Kickin’ (Video)