Exclusives

We have no idea how new this is, but it's still new to us! It sounds like an unfinished demo but it also sounds like a snapshot of a great song that's in the middle of the creative process.

Lupe Fiasco gives Rick Ross' "B.M.F." track a positive spin. So instead of bigging up incarcerated drug kingpins (Big Meech) and notorious gang leaders (Larry Hoover) and promoting the nihilistic idea of blowing one's money fast Lupe wants to build minds faster.

John Legend's long-awaited collaboration with The Roots, "Wake Up!," has been getting a lot of positive buzz online lately. The album of covers of politically themed songs drops September 21st.

Television personality Montel Williams has been pretty outspoken on his support of medical marijuana. The former host of "The Montel Williams Show" suffers from multiple sclerosis, and recently revealed in an interview that he gets it in like Snoop Dogg.

Rick Ross has brought out the heavy hitters for the latest installment in his "Maybach Music" series. T.I., Jadakiss and Erykah Badu join the Bawse on this cut from his forthcoming "Teflon Don" album, in stores July 20th.

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T.I. called into The Durtty Boyz' show last night and debuted his new song, "Ya Hear Me!" Check it out here!

Keyshia Cole's momma Frankie was on the "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" today talking about her upcoming stint on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" with Dr. Drew. She also said that she is speaking to daughter Keyshia Cole again after a rough patch in their relationship. Listen to the interview here!

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Fresh off his performances at the 2010 BET Awards last Sunday, Atlanta's own T.I. called into Hot 107.9's The Durtty Boyz and shared his thoughts on a variety of topics. He also debuted his brand new song, "Ya Hear Me!" Click here to hear "Ya Hear Me," plus our exclusive interview with Tip!

This cut from Big Boi's "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty" is probably about as close as we're going to get to an OutKast reunion on his album. "You Ain't No DJ" featuring Yelawolf was produced by Big Boi's partner in OutKast, Andre 3000.

Gucci Mane plays up his numerous run ins with the law on his latest song, "Georgia's Most Wanted." The song is from Gucci's forthcoming album, "The Appeal." Check it out here!

As fans eagerly await Dr. Dre's long-delayed "Detox" album, now comes word another song has leaked, although its clearly unfinished. Dr. Dre's "Under Pressure" featuring Jay-Z was reportedly produced by Scott Storch and serves as the first single from Dre's upcoming new album "Detox."

Ciara's been causing a lot of controversy lately with her video for her latest single "Ride" featuring Ludacris. The video's suggestive dancing from the Atlanta singer has been causing quite a stir, with BET refusing to air it. Now the song's been remixed and features a pretty dope verse from fellow ATLien, the not-heard-from-often-enough Andre 3000!