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Kevin Gates Sentenced To 30 Months On Gun Charges From 2013

Kevin Gates pled guilty to a charge of felony gun possession today, and was sentenced to 30 months in prison by a Cook County, Illinois judgeWednesday, according to court records. Kevin Jerome Gilyard, 31, known by his stage name of Kevin Gates, of Baton Rouge, La., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with a 2013 arrest, according to court records. Police records show Gilyard originally was arrested on an unlawful possession of a handgun charge back in October, 2013. Gates had been transferred to Chicago from Florida in March, the day after completing...

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Tech N9ne Announces The Next Album From His Collabos Series: ‘Dominion’

This Friday April 7, Tech N9ne will drop his latest LP  entitled, DOMINION. This project is the latest installment from his Collabos series featuring his entire roster of Strange Music artists and is produced by Strange’s in-house producer, Michael “Seven” Summers. Tech N9ne is currently on his Strictly Strange Tour 2017 with labelmates Krizz Kaiko, Stevie Stone and Ces Cru. “Put Em On,” is the first single off of the project featuring Darrein Safron and Stevie Stone. The track sizzles as Tech N9ne and Stevie Stone salute their crew while Darrein Safron’s chorus provides a heartfelt presence and perspective on overcoming incredible obstacles....

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Rich Homie Quan Signs Deal With Motown Records

According to a press release accompanying the announcement, Rich Homie Quan is currently in the studio recording material for what would be his debut album, which is set to be released this spring. “First and foremost I would like to thank God for this amazing opportunity,” Quan said in a statement. “I’m excited to be a part of a building that has such great history in music. I look forward to this new chapter in my life and giving my fans the best I have to offer.” Quan, hasn’t released a full project since November 2015, though he popped...

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A3C 2017 Festival Dates Announced

A3C HAS MOVED IN 2017! The A3C Festival (All 3 Coasts) Festival & Conference is a two day outdoor music festival at The Georgia Freight Depot on Sat, Oct 7 & Sun, Oct 8. The outdoor venue is bigger with an indoor facility and better parking. There will still be events on Edgewood Avenue which is right down the street. A3C engages and inspires the artists, entrepreneurs, and creatives that shape hip-hop culture. Founded in 2005, A3C has grown from a local showcase to become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year, which is commonly referred to as “Hip-Hop’s Family Reunion....

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NEW MUSIC: Run The Jewels Drops ‘RTJ3’ Early And We Can’t Stop Listening

New Run The Jewels! Originally slated for January 13th, they dropped it the day before Christmast and shared a statement about the upcoming release on the group’s website, along with pre-order options for free downloads, physical albums and merch. The release came with artwork, a pdf of the booklet and info on the upcoming tour. Check out the statement here: Holy Shit. We can’t believe we get to finally write this to you… RTJ3 IS READY!!!! After a straight year of work the next chapter in this madness is done. We’ll spare you too much talk but we will...

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