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T.I. , Meek Mill And Quavo Perform "Black Man" On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

T.I. brought his powerful track to the Kimmel's late night show. 

T.I. was doing his best to push a strong message to the masses last night (Nov 16) on Jimmy Kimmel Live. With the help of Meek Mill and Quavo, he performed the powerful track, "Black Man" in militant fashion.

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The crowd roared as the rap team brought fierce rhymes to the small screen. "Police see I got my hands up/Still wanna kill me, they don't understand us/They be lookin' for a reason just to shoot me," raps T.I. on his opening line.

Watch the performance below.

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Meek Mill Is Surrounded By His Day Ones In Visual For "Intro"

Self-proclaimed "Champion of the United States" and Philadelphia-bred rapper Meek Mill delivers the official music video for "Intro" on Monday (Dec. 10).

Directed by Kid Art, the three-minute visual frames Meek's mental state as he re-enters the rap game as he continues to battle the justice system as a young, black man. Presumably surrounded by those he considers family, "Intro" retrospectively takes a look at the 31-year-old's come up as a notable rapper out of North Philly.

Juxtaposing his current lifestyle with not-so-distant memories of the trenches, the video shuffles scenes of club confetti, bullet holes, poured out bottles of Ace of Spades and dirt bikes– a presumed nod to Meek's unjust jail sentence.

"Pouring champagne 'cause all my n***s dead/ If they ain't in the graveyard, then they in the feds/ I give a f**k if that crown heavy, put it on my head" spits Meek over the instrumental to Phil Collins' "In The Air."

Last week (Dec. 2) music engineers Young Guru and Anthony Cruz spoke to VIBE about Meek's choice to sample Collins' "In The Air Tonight" on the track, stating that "Meek had this vision" to flip the classic track since he first heard it in Paid In Full and was glad to finally make it happen in a standout fashion on "Intro."

If you haven't already, be sure to take a look at the official music video for "Intro" up top.

READ MORE: Young Guru And Anthony Cruz Discuss Engineering Meek Mill's 'Championships' Album

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Anderson .Paak Brings "Anywhere" Performance To 'The Daily Show'

Bringing his Oxnard album to life, Anderson .Paak brought a mellow version of his artful collaboration track "Anywhere" to The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.

Originally recorded alongside California legend Snoop Dogg, the Last Artful, and Dodgr, the 32-year-old took a different approach to the mid-tempo bop. Stripping the track of its features and combining the passionate sounds of live instrumentalists and a voice changer to back the vocals under his singing, this performance shows off .Paak's many talents.

Seated at a drum set, the "Tints" rapper counts of the performance clanking the candy cane looking drumsticks together before being joined by a trumpet player and pianist.

"We'll get back to all that ghetto sh*t we like/But for now just let me hold you all night/Cheek to cheek just like they do in the movies/Tonight, baby, I want your love on time/As soon as I put this on/Cutie pie, you're the reason why/As soon as I put this on," the Oxnard, Calif. native sang.

 

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My first couch interview and Trevor Noah loses his voice, EPIC!! 😂 Thank you @thedailyshow! #getwellsoon 🗣

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Prepping for his newly announced world tour Andy's Beach Club, which is set to begin shortly after the start of the new year, fans can expect to see the Malibu rapper showing off his many musical abilities during his shows.

Watch Anderson .Paak perform "Anywhere" below.

READ MORE: Anderson .Paak To Take 'Oxnard' On An 'Andy's Beach World Tour'

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Kevin Gates Drops Visual For "M.A.T.A. (Make America Trap Again)"

Kevin Gates has released the visual for "M.A.T.A. (Make America Great Again)."

Delivered on Monday (Dec. 3), the official music video for the track arrives months after its placement on Gates' newest mixtape, Luca Brasi 3.

The visual for the fan-favorite was first teased earlier this weekend, when Gates posted a controversial presidential clip where Donald Trump can be seen being frightened by gunshots just as he's about to finish his infamous "Make America Great Again" tagline.

 

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We will Make America Trap Again. #MATA video coming soon #LucaBrasi3

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Shot at the "House On Carolina," the three-minute video gives fans insight to Gates' latest business venture. Dabbling in the world of escape rooms, "House On Carolina" is a Los Angeles-based venue that was created to replicate one of Gates' Baton Rouge trap houses.

Luca Brasi 3 is the third volume in Gates' Luca Brasi series and follows 2014's Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition. Next up for Gates is the Dec. 4 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he will perform alongside Gucci Mane for "I'm Not Goin."

Watch the video for "M.A.T.A." up top.

READ MORE: Kevin Gates Compares Social Injustice To Bullying, Criticizes Silent Protests

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