Grammy nominated J. Cole performed his single “Can’t Get Enough” with help from The Roots on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Jermaine is up for the Best New Artist Grammy. Watch if he’ll get it on February 12th.

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For the past few months, Ta’East has been making the final touches to his much anticipated LP. The LP features some of California’s rising stars such as Stevie Crooks, Casey Veggies, Skeme, Kent Money and more. Home team producer, Cairo Mayeson, made his mark with this project and was backed up by Roosevelt, Ken Price and Amsterdam’s, Tois De Noise.

Download: Ta’East – The Popular Stranger LP

Hardknock TV was also on set at Waka Flocka‘s “Round Of Applause” video shoot in Los Angeles and got in an interview with Waka to discuss his next album and the concept of the Mr. Boomtown-directed music video/short film.

If you haven’t seen the footage I took at the “Round Of Applause” shoot, check it out here.

Didn’t think I’d see a performance video from Dr. Dre this early on in the year. He got up and performed at DJ Stevie J’s birthday party at LIV in Miami. Look forward to more performance footage from the doc in April. He will be performing with Snoop Dogg at Coachella. West!

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Rick Ross reflects on the words of advice the good doctor has recently given him in this interview clip from MTV News.

Don’t forget to catch the 53th Annual Grammy Awards with this year’s host LL Cool J on Sunday, February 12th, on CBS.

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Directed by Antoine Fuqua.

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Video: Audio Push Signs To HIT-BOY

Last night the IE’s very own Audio Push stopped by the show to make a HUGE Announcement with J Cruz & Justin Credible on Power 106. Couldn’t be more happy for the homies!

Interview: Audio Push Talks Hit-Boy Signing & New Mixtape.

Man, I think I’ve watched this video about three times before this post. Sanji did an amazing job directing David Guetta’s video for “Turn Me On” featuring a human-like-doll-who-comes-to-life Nicki Minaj. Dope video! Reminds me of a Bjork video I once saw.

Directed by Sanji.

The unstoppable Busta Rhymes releases his latest high-budgeted visual featuring Chris Brown, “Why Stop Now.”

Directed by Hype Williams.

Sidenote: Check out some behind-the-scenes pics from the video, courtesy of The Swaggatory.