Monday Mixtape Round-Up: Lil' Wayne, Talib Kweli, Tinashe, Colin Munroe + more

Another week, another bumper packed edition of weekly Monday Mixtape Round-Up. The last seven days saw a of music fit for almost everyone land onto the 'net in the form of mixtapes, EPs and album streams. Read more

Blu & Exile to hit London for first-ever joint UK show (Oct. 4) | Event Preview

Los Angeles-born rapper Blu will travel overseas to London with producer and fellow L.A. native Exile for his first-ever UK show. Read more

Rilgood f/ B.Smith - 'GUN' | Music Video

Brooklyn rapper Rilgood treats fans to the first music video off his Great Expectations mixtape released earlier this summer. The underground chooses his B.Smith-assisted track "GUN" to bring to life visually. Read more

Jackie Chain - 'Johnny Depp' | Music Video

Alabama-born rapper Jackie Chain gets into party mode for his latest visual, "Johnny Depp." Accompanied by a pair of girls, something good to smoke and a full cup, the long-haired, Universal/Republic-signed rapper parties as he raps about his resemblance to the international acting star over the Beat Billionaire-produced track. Read more

Nicki Minaj to release 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up' in November | Music News

MTV VMA winner Nicki Minaj used her time on the red carpet at last night's award ceremony to reveal that she plans to re-release her sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. Read more

Amber Rose x Wiz Khalifa announce pregnancy at MTV VMA Awards | Music News

Congratulations are in order for rapper Wiz Khalifa and model Amber Rose, as the loving couple announced that they are expecting their first child. Read more

Joel Culpepper - 'Heaven' | New Music

Ahead of the release of his upcoming EP Skydive pcoming South London soul singer Joel Culpepper releases his latest track "Heaven," blending his soulful voice with the sounds of Hip-Hop, Soul and Funk with a seductive electro-funk feel for this mellow love song. Read more

KOF f/ Dev - 'Get Out' | Music Video

Liverpool-born singer KOF delivers a new visual for a track taken from his most recent project, An Alternative Soul. Telling the tale of two lovers finding it hard to keep away from each after going their separate ways, KOF resists the temptation of going back in "Get Out." Read more

Dayne Jordan (fka Dosage) - 'In Due Time' [Mixtape] | Free Download

Following his impressive mixtape 3D11, Philadelphia born rapper Dayne Jordan formerly known as Dosage delivers his latest project titled In Due Time to the web as a free download. The rapper who has already had the pleasure of sharing stages with Lupe Fiasco and B.O.B put together 14-original tracks for the new project.Read more

Eric Bellinger - 'Take It Off' | New Music

R&B singer-songwriter Eric Bellinger takes a break from writing hits for others to take the spotlight with the bedroom-targeted "Take It Off". Bellinger, who is a part of songwriting collective TWC alongside fellow songwriters Erika Nuri and Evan 'Kidd' Bogart, delivers an uptempo R&B cut that would have no problem fitting right in with the current tracks on the charts, proving that not only can he create hits for others (such as Jennifer Hudson, Chris Brown and more) but has the ability to hold it down as an artist in his own right.

"Take It Off" is taken from Bellinger's upcoming mixtape Born II Sing Vol. 3 that will drop in full later on in the year.

MTV Video Music Awards 2012 performances + winners list

Last night (Thursday, September 6th) the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hosted by comedian Kevin Hart.Read more

Lianne La Havas - 'Forget' (Kwes Remix) | New Music

British songstress Lianne La Havas recently created another visual for her 2011 single "Forget" and now the track itself gets a makeover. British producer and musician Kwes puts emphasis on La Havas' vocals of heartbreak in his own remix. Read more

Tyler James - 'Single Tear' | Music Video

Making swift progress from his appearances on UK TV screens as part of singing competition The Voice, singer-songwriter Tyler James unveils his new music video. Having signed a deal with Universal/Island Records since leaving the competition, the singer displays his songwriting capability with the emotion-provoking "Single Tear." Read more

Big Sean f/ Royce Da 5'9, Kendrick Lamar x James Fauntleroy - '100' | New Music

After pressing play multiple times on his latest mixtape Detroit, we had to give this particular track it's own spotlight. The Detroit-native gives us his "100" with featured guests, fellow Detroit rapper and Slaughterhouse member Royce Da 5'9, soon to be King of the Left Coast TDE's Kendrick Lamar and singer James Fauntleroy. Read more

Mariah Carey, Rick Ross & Meek Mill perform 'Triumphant (Get 'Em)' at NFL Kick-Off Show

Getting in those TV promo minutes, singer Mariah Carey takes the spotlight to perform her latest single as part of the NFL Kick-Off show. Calling upon featured artists Rick Ross and Meek Mill, the trio give an sparkling gold themed performance of "Triumphant (Get 'Em)." Read more

Layne Harper - 'Hell Ride To Heaven' | Music Video

Memphis-born rapper Layne Harper always puts the effort in to bring memorable visuals to accompany his material. Following on from his last music video "Medicine Cabinet" come the visuals for The Classmatez-produced "Hell Ride To Heaven." Read more