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Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013

Jay-Z’s “BBC” to feature Beyonce, Nas, Justin Timberlake, and More

It’s now less than a week until Jay-Z‘s new record, Magna Carta Holy Grail, comes out, and the rapper has released more information about one of its tracks, “BBC.”

“BBC” has an all-star cast of appearances, including usual suspects Beyonce and Justin Timberlake, as well as Nas, Pharrell, Timbaland, and Swizz Beatz. Beyonce also joins Jay-Z on “Part II” and Justin Timberlake has a part on “Holy Grail.” The lyrics for “BBC” have just been posted, making them the fifth set of lyrics from Magna Carta Holy Grail to be available prior to the record’s release. Read them below:…

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MIXTAPE: UTG’s Ignorant Anthems 2 – Up All Night

Summer is here, and if you ask us there is no way to better celebrate the arrival of the season than by creating a mixtape that can serve as a fitting soundtrack for the memories waiting to be made.

Last November, we released a mixtape called Ignorant Anthems, and the response from our readers was overwhelming. We loved the songs included in the mix, but always thought it could have been better. Six months passed, a few dozens ridiculous songs found their way through our inbox, and now we are confident we have the most outrageous, fun, crazy, wild …

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Mixtape: Funkmaster Flex – ‘Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself?’

If you only download one mixtape this month, this is the one to grab.

After a few teasers and loads of internet hype, Funkmaster Flex has released his latest mixtape, Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself?. The effort boasts fifty-three tracks exclusive tracks, including new verses from The Lox, Fabolous, ASAP Rocky, Slaughterhouse, Wale, J.Cole, Childish Gambino, Camron, Lil Wayne, French Montana, Lloyd Banks, Mac Miller, Young Jeezy, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Juicy J, Schoolboy Q and more. Production comes from Swizz Beatz, Jahlil Beats, araabMUZIK, Harry Fraud, Statik Selektah, DJ Mustard, Young Chop, The Runners and, again, …

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Jay-Z Returns To Music With “Open Letter”

Jay-Z hasn’t left the celebrity spotlight in two decades, but the man who gave us Reasonable Doubt in the 90s has been relatively quiet for the better part of the last year. There are many reasons for this, including the birth of his daughter with singer Beyonce (who also recently returned to music), but it’s an absence that has been felt nonetheless.

Well hip hop fans, it’s time to collectively dry our eyes because Hova has returned in glorious fashion with “Open Letter.” Featuring production from Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, the first solo track from Jigga in over a …

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Swizz Beatz Owes Over $2 Million In Unpaid Taxes

I feel like almost every week I read about another celebrity who has somehow avoided paying taxes to an extent so great they are now facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt, so take this post as the latest reminder that no one escape Uncle Sam, even the famous.

TMZ is reporting this morning that the state of New York and the Federal Government both are looking for money owed to them by hip hop mega-producer Swizz Beatz. According to the gossip site, Beatz recently had a lien filed against him by the Empire State for unpaid taxes dating …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Swizz Beatz Ft. Chris Brown and Ludacris – “Everyday Birthday”

It may be election today, but music fans will remember this day as the time Swizz Beatz dropped an undeniable single on rather boring Fall season of music. “Everyday Birthday” pairs the insanely talented producer with Ludacris and Chris “I sometimes beat women” Brown against a club-infused track that keeps the hook simple and bass heavy. The audio arrived about a week ago, but those wanting more can now experience the official music video for “Everyday Birthday” by clicking through the “Read more” link below.

If you need even more “Everyday Birthday,” you can buy the single on iTunes. Click …

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A$AP Rocky Sets Release Date For ‘LongLiveA$AP’

One of UTG’s favorites rappers A$AP Rocky has announced the official release date for his highly-anticipated debut album, LongLiveA$AP, and we are ecstatic. The album will hit stores and iTunes on September 11 so be sure to mark your calendars now.

Please watch the interview that Rocky reveals his release date and talks about upcoming appearances, including Swizz Beatz and Pharrell, through the jump. This is just one of many updates from Camp A$AP so stayed tuned to UTG for all of the latest news.…

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Pusha T Ft. Swizz Beatz – Lambo

G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T headed to Funkmaster Flex’s radio show last night to clear the air, talk new music, and unleash a single. During his time there, Pusha talked about the drama in the game right now and revealed that G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer compilation is scheduled for an August 17 release. You can stream the interview here.

Before walking out the door, Pusha decided to leave things on a high note by dropping his brand new single, “Lambo.” You can stream, download, and enjoy the track (with tags) after the jump.…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Swizz Beatz ft. A$AP Rocky – Street Knock

The hottest song/video of the morning has just arrived at our doorstep and we had to share it with you all. Swizz Beatz has released the adrenaline-pumping music video for his track “Street Knock” and features A$AP Rocky.

This track shows Swizz cruising the streets in his brand new Lotus and looking good doing it. That car is a rocket. We do not know if this song will come off of Swizz Beatz’s upcoming Limitless mixtape but UTG will keep you updated.

Please take a break and watch these awesome visuals by simply clicking through the jump.…

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Swizz Beatz & A$AP Rocky Give Fans A Behind-The-Scenes Look At “Street Knock”

A$AP Fans! Turn down “Goldie” for the next three-ish minutes and prepare to be blown away by your first look at “Street Knock.”

Going live on YouTube earlier today, the latest behind-the-scenes clip from the A$AP Mob features Rocky and producer/artist Swizz Beatz grinding away at the highly anticipated video for “Street Knock.” The clip premieres next Tuesday on BET, so consider this the best “teaser” we can deliver. You can view the clip after the jump.

No need to ramble on about Rocky anymore today, just click and enjoy!…

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Swizz Beatz Ft. A$AP Rocky – Street Knock

Swizz Beatz has released the lead single off his upcoming mixtape and let me warn you, it’s a banger.

Combining masterful production from araabMUZIK and a simply fantastic appearance from A$AP Rocky, “Street Knock” is THE lead mixtape single of the year (thus far). Beatz might not shine as the absolute best on the track, but it’s solid regardless. Stream, download, and enjoy “Street Knock” after the jump.

Swizz Beatz will release his new mixtape in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for future updates, leaks, and details.…