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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Allen Ritter (born June 19, 1988), is a record producer born and raised in Yonkers, NY by way of Danbury CT.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
Amazon Music (previously Amazon MP3) is an online music store and music locker operated by Amazon.com.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington.
Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Tariq Luqmaan Trotter (born October 3, 1971), better known as Black Thought, is an American artist who is the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots, as well as an occasional actor.
"Body Party" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Ciara for her self-titled fifth studio album, Ciara (2013).
Matthew Jehu Samuels (born October 12, 1986),.
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.
The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada.
Cash Money Records, Inc. is an American record label founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams, who currently act as CEOs.
Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985), known mononymously as Ciara (pronounced), is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model.
Complex is a New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc Ecko.
Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies.
DatPiff is an online mixtape distribution platform owned by Idle Media Inc. It was launched in 2005 and is headquartered in Pennsylvania. It specializes in hip-hop and rap and urban music. For a decade now (est.
David Wise is an English video game music composer and musician.
DeMar Darnell DeRozan (born August 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Donald Earle DeGrate, Jr. (born September 29, 1969 in Hampton, Virginia), best known by his professional name DeVante Swing, is an American record producer, singer, rapper and songwriter.
Discogs, short for discographies, is a website and database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
Tyree Cinque Simmons (born April 22, 1978),David Jeffries.
Antoine Carraby (born December 11, 1967), better known by his stage name DJ Yella, is an American DJ, music producer, and adult film director from Compton, California.
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (stylised on the menu screen as "Diddy's Kong-Quest") known in Japan as, commonly abbreviated to DKC2, is a 1995 adventure platforming video game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and actor.
Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap".
"Energy" is the second single by Canadian rapper Drake from his fourth commercial release If You're Reading This It's Too Late.
Eric Dingus (born March 27, 1995), is an electronic musician and producer from Austin, Texas.
Exclaim! (also known as exclaim!) is a monthly Canadian music magazine that features in-depth coverage of new music across all genres with special focus on Canadian and cutting-edge artists.
An executive producer (EP) enables the making of a commercial entertainment product.
Adam Feeney (born September 12, 1983), professionally known as Frank Dukes is a Canadian Grammy Award-winning record producer and songwriter from Toronto, Ontario.
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, (born November 20, 1983), better known by his stage name Future, is an American hip hop recording artist from the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Elgin Baylor Lumpkin (born October 15, 1970), better known by his stage name Ginuwine, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor.
Hidden Hills is a city and gated community in Los Angeles County, California.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
HipHopDX is an online magazine of hip hop music criticism and news.
Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the American South, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.
Ramon Ibanga, Jr. (born August 28), professionally known as Illmind (often stylized as !llmind) is a Filipino American hip hop producer and educator from Bloomfield, New Jersey.
Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.
iTunes is a media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc.
The iTunes Store, originally the iTunes Music Store, is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly Rolling Stone, as well as the current owner of Men's Journal and Us Weekly magazines.
Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is an American singer-songwriter, model and actress.
Jodeci (Jō'-dě-sē), also known as, The Bad Boys of R&B, is an American R&B quartet.
Jordan Evans (born January 22, 1991), is a multi-platinum selling Canadian hip hop and R&B producer from Toronto, Canada.
Kerry Brothers, Jr. (born October 1, 1970) better known as "Krucial" or "Krucial Keys" or as Alicia Keys often referred to him "K"; is Multi-Grammy Award winning producer who is an American songwriter, executive producer and record producer.
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana.
These are the U.S. number-one albums of 2015, per the ''Billboard'' 200.
This page lists the albums that reached number-one on the overall Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, the R&B Albums chart (which was re-created in 2013), and the Rap Albums chart in 2015.
These are the Canadian number-one albums of 2015.
The UK R&B Chart is a weekly chart, first introduced in October 1994, that ranks the 40 biggest-selling singles and albums that are classified in the R&B genre in the United Kingdom.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
Lorenzo Jerald Patterson (born June 14, 1969), better known by his stage name MC Ren, is an American rapper from Compton, California.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books.
Michael Len Williams II (born March 23, 1989), professionally known as Mike Will Made It (often stylized as Mike WiLL Made-It) or simply Mike Will, is an American record producer and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia.
Noah Shebib, (born March 31, 1983), professionally known as 40, is a Canadian record producer and former actor from Toronto, Ontario.
Nothing Was the Same is the third studio album by Canadian recording artist Drake.
Ronald Rummell Coleman (born August 19, 1973), better known for his stage name OG Ron C, is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, and entertainment and management company executive, who currently is an on-air DJ for KQBT 93.7 The Beat.
OVO (October's Very Own) Sound is a Canadian record label founded by rapper Drake, his longtime friend and producer Noah "40" Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib in 2012.
Jahron Anthony Braithwaite (born July 3, 1993), better known under the stage name PartyNextDoor (stylized as PARTYNEXTDOOR), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper who is signed to Drake's OVO Sound record label.
Pitchfork Media, commonly referred to as Pitchfork, is a Chicago-based online music magazine devoted to music journalism, news, album reviews, and feature stories.
Playa is an American R&B/hip-hop group.
"Preach" is the first single by Canadian rapper Drake from his fourth commercial release If You're Reading This It's Too Late.
Prometheus Global Media is New York City-based B2B media company.
Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as ?uestlove or Questlove (also known as Questo, BROther ?uestion, Brother Question or Qlove), is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, and record producer.
A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.
Republic Records is an American record company that operates as a division of Universal Music Group.
Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Scott Spencer Storch (born December 16, 1973) is an American record producer.
"So Anxious" is a song by R&B singer Ginuwine.
SoundCloud is a Swedish online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds.
Spin is a music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr..
SpinMedia (formerly Buzz Media) is a digital publisher in the U.S which owns a number of pop culture websites, including Spin, Buzznet, Idolator, Stereogum, Vibe and The Frisky.
Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.
Stephen Ellis Garrett (November 11, 1974 – February 25, 2008), also known as Static Major, was a Grammy Award-winning American R&B and hip hop recording artist from Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews of films, music, television, books, games and DVDs, as well as interviews and other regular offerings examining both new and classic media and other elements of pop culture.
The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.
The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization.
The Roots are an American hip hop/neo soul band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Three 6 Mafia, now known as Da Mafia 6ix, is a hip-hop group originally from Memphis, Tennessee, signed to Sony Music Entertainment under the Columbia Records imprint.
Timothy Zachery Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American rapper, occasional singer, record producer and songwriter.
The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario, that competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Jacques Webster (born April 30, 1992), better known by his stage name Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas.
The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The Official UK R&B Chart (also known as the Top 40 RnB Singles and the Top 40 RnB Albums, or simply the UK Urban Chart) is a f40-position R&B/Hip-Hop chart compiled by the Official Charts Company.
Anderson Hernandez (born September 2, 1989),.
What a Time to Be Alive is a collaborative mixtape by Canadian rapper Drake and American rapper Future.
"You Got Me" is a song by the hip hop band The Roots, featuring vocals by Erykah Badu (who sings the chorus) and Eve, then known as Eve of Destruction, who raps the second verse but does not appear in the music video.
Young Money Entertainment is an American record label founded by rapper Lil Wayne.
The 2015 edition of the Canadian Polaris Music Prize was presented on September 21, 2015 at The Carlu event theatre in Toronto, Ontario.
808 Mafia is an American hip hop production team, founded by Lex Luger and Southside that is signed to Brick Squad Monopoly.
10 Bands, 6 God, 6 Man, Company (Drake song), IYRTITL, If You're Reading This, It's Too Late, If you're reading this, it's too late, Jungle (Drake song), Know Yourself (song), Legend (Drake song), Madonna (Drake song), No Tellin', Now and Forever (Drake song), Star67, Used To (song), Wednesday Night Interlude, You and the 6.