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New Music Friday: Trippie Redd, Millzy, DVSN And Ty Dolla $ign, Sheff G, Young Thug

This week's roundup also includes new heat from Swae Lee and Jhene Aiko, Golden Rules, Jaden, and Rini.

Yasiin Bey Confirms He Will Not Star In Thelonious Monk Biopic

The rapper and actor cited differences between the production company and Monk's family as his reason for walking away from the film.

Talib Kweli & Yasiin Bey Give Black Star Album Update On ‘People’s Party’ Podcast

Yasiin Bey gets candid with their fans and critics, breaks down his thoughts on the streaming business, and more.

Yasiin Bey Talks ‘Negus,’ Visual Art, And Unreleased Music

With the launch of his listening installation 'Negus' in his home of Brooklyn, Yasiin Bey speaks to VIBE about becoming a visual artist, unreleased music, and more.

Robert Glasper Talks ‘F**k Yo Feelings,’ Yasiin Bey, And Lessons From Herbie Hancock

Three nights after releasing his F**k Yo Feelings mixtape and starting his second residency at the Blue Note in NYC, Robert Glasper sits…

8 Hip-Hop Retirement Albums

A look back at the rappers who called it quits with a musical body of work.

Yasiin Bey’s Forthcoming ‘Negus’ Project Will Only Live In Galleries

If you’ve been itching for some more material from Yasiin Bey, there’s good news for you. The wordsmith formerly known as Mos Def has a new project on the way, but the…

Yasiin Bey Says “Depressing” Comment About Tekashi69 Was Taken Out Of Context

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has clarified his comments about controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine after the rap legend was seen condemning the rapper’s music earlier…

Yasiin Bey Calls Tekashi 6ix9ine The “Most Depressing Sh*t He’s Ever Seen”

Part of what makes hip-hop great is its various sounds, flows and styles that carry remnants of the genre’s past. However, what draws lines in the sand are rookies who…