Michael Saponara

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Michael's from the suburbs outside NYC but currently resides in Manhattan. He got his start as an intern for Vibe Magazine during the summer of 2016 before finding a home writing for Billboard. Mike's also contributed to XXL and Genius. Kanye West is his hero.

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Juice Wrld & XXXTENTACION Collab Enters Endangered Species Mode

DJ Scheme previously teased the release of a Juice-XXX collab earlier in October.

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Tyler The Creator Rates Throwback Rap Classics From Kanye West, Snoop Dogg & David Banner

The Odd Future co-founder took a trip down memory lane on Monday (October 26).

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Kid Cudi Teases 'Man On The Moon III': 'The Trilogy Continues'

'Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager' was released back in 2010.

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Chris Rock Is Opening Busta Rhymes' New Album — See All The Rap Albums He's Blessed

From Kanye West to Rick Ross to Busta's upcoming 'Extinction Level 2: The Wrath of God,' see all of the guest appearances the legendary comedian has landed in Hip Hop.

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Roddy Ricch & The Weeknd Lead 2020 American Music Awards Nominations

Megan Thee Stallion also notched five nominations, leading all women.

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‘Power’ Star Larenz Tate Claims Jada Pinkett Smith Turned Down Movie Role Over A Tupac Beef

The 'Red Table Talk' host was supposed to star alongside Tate in 1995's 'Dead Presidents,' but held her allegiance to the late rap icon.

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21 Savage Blesses Drake With Icy Early Birthday Gift

The 6 God previously gifted 21 an OVO Owl chain earlier this month.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine's 'Supervillain' SHOWTIME Docuseries Gets 1st Trailer

The three-part docuseries based on the 'Rolling Stone' feature is set to arrive in early 2021.

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'Baby Girl: Better Known As Aaliyah' Book Featuring Never Before Told Stories Set For 2021 Release

The book releases four days before the 20th anniversary of her tragic plane crash in the Bahamas.

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Westside Gunn Makes His Case To Run Def Jam: 'I'm Actually Overqualified'

The Griselda rapper wants a seat at the table.

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Juice Wrld's 'Legends Never Die' Album Hits 2B Streams In The U.S.

'Legends Never Die' was released in July, seven months after the Chicago native's death.

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24kGoldn's Teenage Dreams Come To Life With Iann Dior-Assisted 'Mood' Topping Billboard Hot 100

"Mood" compiled 20.3 million U.S. streams and sold 7,000 downloads in the week ending October 15.

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Gillie Da Kid Tells Wack 100 Birdman Is All Types Of Fake As Blueface Instigates

"[Birdman] done robbed every n-gga he came in the game with to get some money."

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50 Cent Reacts To Pop Smoke's Album Returning To No. 1, Shows Love To 21 Savage's 'Savage Mode 2'

The late Brooklyn native became the first rapper to return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with a posthumous album this century.

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DaBaby Plays Goldmember In Moneybagg Yo's Fiery 'Said Sum' Remix Video Featuring City Girls

The remix released in September and appeared on Moneybagg Yo's 'Code Red' joint project with Blac Youngsta.

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Noah '40' Shebib Explains Why Drake Struggles To Make Short Albums: 'He's Trying To Deliver For A Lot Of Different People'

The 6 God's right-hand producer pitches the 10-song album to him every project cycle.

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Hit-Boy Credits JAY-Z For Arranging Benny The Butcher & Freddie Gibbs' 'One Way Flight' Collab

"I ain’t gon' bull shit you I emailed jay-z and he helped me arrange 'one way flight.'"

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Cardi B Quiets Claims She's In An Abusive Relationship With Offset: 'I'm Sorry Y'all Never Smacked A N-gga'

"I'm a bitch. I'm crazy as fuck. One day I want to be with a n-gga and the next day, I fucking don't."

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Lil Wayne Flosses His Diamonds To Bless Pop Smoke's 'Iced Out Audemars' Remix

Weezy pays homage to the late Brooklyn rhymer on the fiery remix.

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Juicy J Wants To Get A Beat On Ariana Grande's Album: 'Me & Katy Perry Went Double Diamond'

With Ariana Grande announcing a new album, Juicy J has his sights set on another pop smash.

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