HOLLYWOOD, FL — We were overdue for another “LET’S GO CHAMP!” session. At the Hard Rock, Wladimir Klitschko was holding a Q&A session with former champions Michael Moorer and Evander Holyfield until Shannon Briggs inserted himself into the proceedings. Things remained playful for a few minutes until Klitschko touched Briggs’ beard, prompting a quick pull-apart.

Briggs will be back in action this weekend, facing Michael Marrone. Wladimir is currently in camp for an October 24 title defense against Tyson Fury.


Janet Jackson shares her “unbreakable” spirit with family and friends on the title track from her comeback album Unbreakable (October 2). From this and the previous single “No Sleeep,” it sounds like fans who’ve been missing the Velvet Rope era Ms. Jackson will have their dreams answered.



As promised, Rick Ross has delivered a project of all-original material today entitled Black Dollar. The Dat Piff exclusive features guest spots from Future, Wale, Anthony Hamilton and August Alsina. It’s a shame this isn’t an official album, since the quality is superior to what we heard on Mastermind and Hood Billionaire. This album solidifies an opinion I’ve had for years — Ross should never rap on a trap beat ever again. The soul-based production (whether it’s 80s synths, orchestral, or smooth/quiet storm) is the landscape where he’s a master.


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[Video] Future – “Blood On the Money”

Posted: September 3, 2015 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Uncategorized


The Dirty Sprite 2 movement continues with somber visuals for “Blood On the Money.” See if you can figure out the double-cross and where the bodies are buried.

Rick Ross ft. The Dream – “Money Dance”

Posted: September 1, 2015 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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With Black Dollar dropping on Thursday, Rick Ross leaks a new song for the ladies featuring The Dream. As expected, the track’s idea of romance is Belaire black bottles and other symbols of hood luxury.

[Video] Majid Jordan ft. Drake – “My Love”

Posted: September 1, 2015 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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The duo Majid Jordan and Drake are weighing their love options in this new visual for “My Love.” The OVO duo plan to drop their debut album for the label later this year. In meantime, this serves as another track to build towards Drake’s Views From the 6 project.

The video is directed by Common Good.

Rick Ross – “Foreclosures”

Posted: September 1, 2015 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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Rick Ross is speaking the real on his new track “Foreclosures.” Ross addresses the fleeting fiscal success of rappers and street dudes, detailing the painful results of money mismanagement. Justice League and 8 Bars are on the beat. Ross’ Black Dollar drops September 3.