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The Top 25 Albums Of 2015 (So Far)

2015's been a hell of a year so far, and these were the 25 albums that we thought stood out above the rest.

Dizzy Wright: "The Growing Process," Fatherhood & Funk Volume's Future

“Every time I listen to my album I always feel like I could’ve did a little more," the Las Vegas native says. "I just tried to be a better Dizzy Wright and I think that I did a really good fucking job."

Cashin' Out Pt. 3: 7 Artists Cash Money Could Possibly Sign If YMCMB Comes To An End

No one can replace Wayne, Drake, and Nicki, right? Probably. But these emcees may give the troubled label a chance to survive should YMCMB manage to exit.

Locked Up: 7 Labels Who Would Absolutely Bail Out Bobby Shmurda

With Bobby getting into scuffles in jail and no Epic bail out in sight, we ponder on which label moguls would bail the budding star out of jail and set him up for the best comeback.

All Eyez On Memes: Nicki Minaj & Beyonce Present The "Feeling Myself" Edition

For our special edition of "All Eyez On Memes" we explore the Tidal exclusive.

La Chat Remembers Lord Infamous & Breakout Moment After “Chicken Head”

Memphis native talks “Murder She Spoke 2” and appearance on Da Mafia 6ix’s “Watch What U Wish.”

First Watch: Staff Reactions To J. Cole & Iggy Azalea's Wins At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards

Iggy Azalea walked away with the "Top Rap Arist" award at the 2015 Billboard Awards, but does that mean anything at all?

Tweets Is Watching: Tyga Says "The Gold Album" To Be Released On Spotify; Spotify Does Not Release Album

Kanye West is officially a doctor, and blues artist B.B. King passes away at 89.

All Eyez On Memes: The Effects Of Too Much “Speedom (WWC2)” & Dame Dash’s Thoughts On Tidal Concert

N.W.A. deal with life over 50 and Drake’s woes run the "6" without him.

Instagram Flexin': Jay Z Angrily Confronts Man Who Attacks His Entourage

The Game hands out Mcdonald’s Happy Meals to Ferguson kids, and Questlove addresses Amtrak incident injuring hip hop producer Yameen.

Stray Shots: 5 Great Albums By Strange Music Artists Not Named Tech N9ne

Strange Music is a mainstay thanks to its diverse roster. Here, we celebrate five great albums by some of the other members of the team.

Joey Bada$$ Balances "Christ Conscious" & The Possibility Of Being The Voice Of His Generation

Joey Bada$$ dropped by to talk "B4 Da $$," and why he's representing the lyrical side of the new generation.

Tech N9ne: "Special Effects" In His Own Words

Tech N9ne reveals what was supposed to be "Special Effects'" lead single, the title of his next album, conflicts with Universal Music, and why this is only the beginning for the King Of Darkness.

The 25 Most Important Albums Of The Decade So Far

These 25 Albums have showed their glaring importance in different ways, culminating in their defining of the decade so far.

A$AP Rocky's Harlem Renaissance Deferred

At a sold out conversation via Red Bull Music Academy, A$AP Rocky sat down with Chairman Mao to spit game on Harlem, biters, and what's right with New York's new sound.

Rome Fortune's Journey Through Homelessness, Redemption & Hip Hop

Rome Fortune dives full on into his Hip Hop future through a remembrance of things past.