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Big Boi Reveals Upcoming EP With Killer Mike Per Spin Magazine Interview
Added: 23 August 2016 | Read 17 times

Big Boi has announced that he and fellow Atlanta MC Killer Mike have a joint EP in the works.

Big Boi made the revelation in an interview with Spin magazine commemorating the 20th anniversary of ATLiens.

 

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Travis Scott Axes Gigs In Ireland and Scotland To Focus On New Album
Added: 23 August 2016 | Read 27 times

Rapper Travis Scott has scrapped gigs in Ireland and Scotland due to a delay in the production of his new album.

The 24-year-old, who stormed into the U.S. charts in September of 2015 with the release of his debut album Rodeo, has canceled gigs at the O2 Academy venues in Dublin, Ireland and Glasgow, Scotland on Monday (August 22) and Tuesday (August 23) so he can concentrate on mixing his latest release.

 

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Drake Brings Out Eminem In Detroit
Added: 17 August 2016 | Read 339 times

“Make some noise for the greatest rapper to ever get on a microphone,” Drake proclaimed in Detroit tonight.

And then, the Canadian rapper introduced Eminem to a raucous crowd.

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Rae Sremmurd To Headline First Tour In Promotion Of SremmLife 2 Release
Added: 14 August 2016 | Read 151 times

Youthful dynamic duo Rae Sremmurd will be headlining their first national tour in promotion of their album SremmLife2, due for release August 12.

The opening date of the tour will be October 1 in New Orleans, LA, while the duo’s month and a half trek across North America will come to a conclusion November 16 in San Diego, CA.

 

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Drake and LeBron James 'Kill S##t' At Columbus, Ohio 'Summer Sixteen' Show
Added: 14 August 2016 | Read 198 times

Drake hosted a very special guest during the Columbus, Ohio stop of his “Summer Sixteen” tour.

Drake brought out hometown hero LeBron James last night (August 13) at the Nationwide Arena.

 

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Wyclef To Release J'overt EP September 30, Full Length Project Carnival III Expected To Hit Stores Next Summer
Added: 09 August 2016 | Read 133 times

Fugees alum and proud Haiti representative Wyclef Jean is currently gearing up top release a new EP September 30 entitled J’overt.

The soon to be released EP finds the inspiration in its name from the official start of Carnival in the eastern Carribean.

 

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Judge Orders Tyga To Reveal Finances and Assets or Face Arrest
Added: 09 August 2016 | Read 358 times

Rapper Tyga is scheduled to appear in court today (August 9), over allegations that he failed to pay a $480,000 judgement over damage to a house he rented in Malibu.

The rapper, born Michael Ray Stevenson, is supposed to be questioned about his financial affairs and his assets during today’s hearings in a Santa Monica Courtroom.

 

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Rae Sremmurd Talks Feud With Ebro Darden Over Ghostwriting Allegations
Added: 03 August 2016 | Read 363 times

Last year Hot 97 morning show host Ebro Darden took issue with Complexnaming Rae Sremmurd’s SremmLife as the third best album of 2015.

Ebro even suggested the duo did not write their own lyrics which sparked a reaction from Rae Sremmurd’s label head Mike Will Made-It.

 

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Kanye Wants To Make A $30 Sneaker And Adidas Has A Factory Of Robots To Do The Job
Added: 01 August 2016 | Read 438 times

Kanye West maybe into high fashion, through his associations with haute couture brands like Balmain and of course, Louis Vuitton.

But the rapper is taking the opposite approach to style with his upcoming partnership with Adidas.

 

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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

50 Cent has addressed the opening pitch he made at the New York Mets game.

"The sh!t almost hit the camera man damn, if you look close you can see them moving the plate. Lol #smsaudio #animalambition," 50 Cent says in an Instagram caption.

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Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

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Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

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DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

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Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

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Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

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Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

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Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

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Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

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Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

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