• Audio: Tinashe – Cold Sweat (Prod. Boi-1da, Sango & SkySense)

  • Audio: P. Reign ft. Meek Mill & PartyNextDoor – Realest In The City (Prod. Boi-1da & The Maven Boys)

  • Audio: Lil Wayne ft. Drake – Grindin (Prod. Boi-1da & Vinylz)

  • Behind Oliver El-Khatib: October’s Very Own Creative Director, Innovator and Mastermind

  • Audio: Drake – 0 to 100 (Prod. Boi-1da, 40 & Nineteen85)

  • Audio: Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Herb – Chi-Raq (Prod. Boi-1da, Vinylz & Allen Ritter)

This is one of 10 different battles that took place around New York and New Jersey, presented by BoostMobile and Hot97. Winners in each location will face off this sunday at Summer Jam and battle for a single deal with Duck Down Records including a sample free beat from !llmind, music video and more.

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Our goal is for the next generation to simply know “f-you” as “I forgive you.”

Forgiveness is not permission, or predisposed justification – it’s the release of detrimental feelings, thoughts and emotions that can consume us. F-You: The Forgiveness Project is an impassioned and inspiring event, featuring speakers who have overstepped the line between being a victim and being a survivor in the face of their own internal adversities.

— Tara Muldoon | Gravity Affect

F-You: The Forgiveness Project is a community outreach program spearheaded by Tara Muldoon and geared towards creating an understand of mental health.

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The #1 Drama Queen (@MsDrama) sat in for the BET Awards 2012 Press conference yesterday, where BET Networks CEO Stephen Hill announces Samuel L. Jackson as the host for the year’s awards. After that, DJ Khaled, ASAP Rocky, Big Sean and Melanie Fiona react to their nominations and offer commentary on the other nominees.

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Events: Rock The Bells 2012 Lineup

Nas (@nas) took to twitter to reveal this years Rock The Bells lineup. By the looks of it, I won’t be missing this show.

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The G-Unit general (@50Cent) and Tony Yayo made a surprise appearance during Dr Dre’s and Snoop Dogg’s set at this past weekend’s Coachella 2012. The duo performed ‘What Up Gangsta’, ‘P.I.M.P. remix’ and ‘In Da Club’.

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Last night Future (@1Future) held an album release party in Atlanta for the release of his new project Pluto. In addition to running through crowd favorites, during the course of his his sold out concert Future brought out Big Boi (@BigBoi), Young Jeezy (@YoungJeezy), T.I. (@Tip), and Gucci Mane.

Visuals by Cam Kirk.

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This past weekend Monica (@MonicaMyLife) celebrated the release of her new album New Life in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Here’s footage from the meet and greet which took place at DTLR. Video footage by @Cam_Kirk.

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Coachella took place this past weekend, and here Dr. Dre brings out Snoop Dogg, who preforms several of his Dr. Dre-produced tracks, including “Gin & Juice”, “187”, “Nuthin’ But A G Thang”, plus more.

Video by Yardie.

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