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2015 End of the Year Urban Music Awards – Part 2 – Best Song

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This year our Urban department has decided to share a recap of our favorites of 2015 with ya’ll. There have been a lot of great hip-hop albums, songs, videos, and performances that we thought were notable. This year we witnessed Kendrick Lamar make history with To Pimp a Butterfly, an album that would find its presence in […]

2015 End of the Year Urban Music Awards – Part 1- Best Album

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This year our Urban department has decided to share a recap of our favorites of 2015 with ya’ll. There have been a lot of great hip-hop albums, songs, videos, and performances that we thought were notable. This year we witnessed Kendrick Lamar make history with To Pimp a Butterfly, an album that would find its presence in […]

City Shawn HIts #1 on Urban Charts with “You Already Know” Produced by DJ Fresh.

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San Jose’s very own City Shawn links with renown Bay Area producer, DJ Fresh on “You Already Know”, one of the reasons people are calling Forever 2 one of the best projects of the year. The track has reached over 16,000 plays since it was released 2 months ago. Catch City performing at our next #TheWave showcase […]

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@GrizzlyGato Tops Urban Charts with @HomeboySandman assisted, “How to Find…”

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Grizzly Gato tops our Urban charts this week with his track, “How to Find a Balance on a Boogie Board” . The track features acclaimed lyricist, Homeboy Sandman. Check it out below.   Grizzly Gato – How to Find Balance on a Boogie Board (ft. Homeboy Sandman)   Coming in at #2 is Dave East […]

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@MattySlims Hits #1 on Urban Charts with “Hella Much”

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San Jose’s very own Matty Slims is currently residing in South Beach, Florida, but that hasn’t kept him from coming up with catchy bangers evident of his cali roots. Check out the track below   #1. Matty Slims – “Hella Much” (prod. Kleenmyousick)     Coming in at #2 is Vic Mensa who has been […]

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