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Meek Mill Responds To Kid Cudi's Criticism Of Hip Hop
Added: 21 May 2014 | Read 349 times

Kid Cudi’s comments about the current state of Hip Hop earlier this year are still garnering responses from other individuals in the culture. Speaking with Power 105′s The Breakfast Club, Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill offered his defense of the type of rap music he felt Cudi was referring to with his remarks.

“I think the braggadocio, money, cash, hoes thing needs to be deaded,” said Cudi while appearing on The Arsenio Hall Show. “I feel like that’s holding us back as a culture, as black people.”
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Wiz Khalifa Announces '28 Grams' Mixtape At Hangout Festival
Added: 19 May 2014 | Read 254 times

After his set at Hangout Festival in Golf Shores, Alabama, Wiz Khalifa dropped some news about what's to come from him in the musical realm.

Speaking with MTV on a beach, the Pittsburgh native told reporter Nadeska Alexis he plans to drop a mixtape before his long awaited fifth studio album, Blacc Hollywood. Titled 28 Grams, Wiz says the tape will be hitting the Internet faster than one might think.

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Nicki Minaj Details 'Pink Print' Plans, Next Single Release Date
Added: 19 May 2014 | Read 239 times

Before performing at Power 106’s Powerhouse concert last night (May 17), Nicki Minaj divulged some information about her upcoming The Pink Print album and announced a new single to be released this upcoming Wednesday (May 21).

“I’m very excited,” she said of the album. “I turned down a lot of features this year just because I wanted to focus on that feel first. Actually we are going to drop a single on Wednesday for The Pink Print so I’m very excited.”

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Game Settles Racism Dispute With Night Clubs, Clarifies Claims Against LAPD
Added: 19 May 2014 | Read 176 times

Game, who recently spoke about racism in Los Angeles night clubs, says he's resolved the issues with some of the clubs he questioned.

"After having a long & positive meeting today with @mrtoxicdayparty & the @lasfinestonline team.... We have privately settled the matter," he says on Twitter.

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Company Wants To Sue Rick Ross For $200k But Can't Find Him
Added: 18 May 2014 | Read 384 times

British promoter Christian Ezechie of Executive Decision is looking for Rick Ross in order to serve him papers, but he cannot seem to find him, according to a recent report.

Ezechie allegedly booked Rozay and the MMG crew for a show in the UK, but claims the entertainers took his $200,000, never to perform.

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Meek Mill Has A Song Called 'Scarface' Featuring Jay Z and Nas
Added: 18 May 2014 | Read 394 times

Meek Mill has not released a body of work since Dreamchasers 3 back in September 2013. In a recent Instagram post, Meek Mill previews new music and unveils a certain all-star collaboration he has in the works.

Earlier today, Meek Mill previewed two songs on his personal Instagram account entitled “Mo Money” and “Wrongs” featuring Gourdan. However, in both of the videos a song entitled “Scarface” is clearly shown and says to have one version featuring just Jay Z and Nas. Another version shown in the videos has the song “Scarface” featuring only Nipsey Hussle.

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Timbaland Reveals New Album Name, Says It Will Be For Him What 'The Chronic' Was For Dr. Dre
Added: 16 May 2014 | Read 321 times

If you close your eyes and throw a pin at the Billboard Top 100, you have a high probability of landing on a song produced and/or featuring Timbaland in the past year. Today, Timbaland revealed that his new album will be entitled Opera Noir.

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Drake, Jay Z & Kendrick Lamar Among 2014 BET Awards Nominees
Added: 14 May 2014 | Read 379 times

BET has announced the nominations for the 2014 BET Awards, set to air live from Los Angeles, California's Nokia Theatre Sunday, June 29.

Jay Z and Beyonce lead in nominations, with four apiece. Drake, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and August Alsina earned three nominations each.

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Nas 'Time Is Illmatic' Documentary Purchased By Tribeca Film
Added: 14 May 2014 | Read 240 times

Weeks after serving as the opening film at last month’s Tribeca Film Festival, Erik Parker and One9’s Time Is Illmatic documentary has been picked up by Tribeca Film.

The film company has obtained the U.S. distribution rights to the film, which chronicles the making of Nas’ debut album, Illmatic.

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Dr. Dre Asked To Help Restore Compton, Mayor Aja Brown Offers Key To City
Added: 14 May 2014 | Read 253 times

Compton, California Mayor Aja Brown says she wants to give Dr. Dre, who has represented Compton throughout his career, a key to the city, according to TMZ.

Brown also says she wants to involve Dre in the restoration of Compton. Specifically, Brown says she hopes to have Dre's assistance in sponsoring performance arts or music programs in the city, according to the publication.

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Lil Kim Ready To Beef With Nicki Minaj I'ma Bite You

The feud between rappers Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj intensified last night (June 10th), when Lil Kim made a surprise appearance at a local Detroit club to address the matter.

Lil Kim performed a variety of her hits during a show at a club named Blondie’s when she addressed Nicki Minaj, whom she claims has ripped off her style.

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Rapper Trina To Be Honored In Jamaica

Miami, Florida rapper Trina will be honored in Kingston, Jamaica during the 7th Annual Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) this coming March. EME Awards Founder and Chairman Richard "Richie B" Burgess said Trina will be the 2011 "International Friend of Reggae Honoree"  honored for her collaborations with various Jamaican acts like Queen Lady Saw, Sean Kingston, Barbee and others.

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Young Jeezy Addresses Rick Ross Dis Speculation

On Monday night, Young Jeezy released "Death B4 Dishonor," the first song from his upcoming mixtape, 1,000 Grams, Vol. 1. On it, he raps over Rick Ross' "(B.M.F.) Blowin' Money Fast" instrumental, which quickly fueled heavy speculation among fans that the Snowman was actually dissing the Bawse. Jeezy settled the question straight-up on Tuesday (August 10).

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

The contrast between Ja Rule's career in 2001 and his place in the music industry now is striking.

Once on top of the music charts with his third album Pain Is Love  moving 6.1 million units, Rule's fall from grace arguably had much to do with his beef with 50 Cent. Ja Rule recently talked to Vibe magazine about his entry back into the music industry and how he had the disadvantage against 50 Cent.

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Diggy Simmons Headlines 'Scream Tour: NXG'

Rapper Diggy Simmons will headline the 10th annual “Scream Tour” teen concert series, which is slated to kick off this September in Georgia.

Diggy will be joined by new group Mindless Behavior, along with The New Boyz, Jacob Latimore, Hamilton Park and new group The OMG Girlz.

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DMX Calls Plies One Of The Worst Rappers During Radio Interview

Recently freed rapper DMX made waves in Saint Louis over the weekend, during an appearance on Hot 104.1.

The rapper appeared on the Young Dip's show and after Young Dip finished playing a song by Fort Meyers, Florida rapper Plies, DMX  shared his opinion with the station's hundreds-of-thousands of listeners.

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Lil Kim Fires Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Song

Lil Kim has been quiet as Nicki Minaj has had disparaging remarks to her rival, but now Kim has returned fire with a new diss song called “Black Friday.”

The song, which has leaked online, has Lil Kim lyrically challenging the now-dominant Nicki Minaj.

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Mr. Cheeks Signs With Stephen Marley's Label; Drops New Single 'Havin Fun'

Lost Boyz member, Mr. Cheeks has inked a deal with Stephen Marley's Ghetto Youths International imprint and is planning a new album for 2011.

The first single and from Mr. Cheeks' upcoming album And The Winner Is…will be titled "Havin' Fun," which features singer Mya Azucena.

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

Nashville, Tennessee rapper Young Buck has released a statement regarding his tax battle with the IRS and reports of a planned $5 million dollar lawsuit against G-Unit leader 50 Cent.

Young Buck filed for Chapter 13, which allowed the rapper to keep all of his possessions, as he pays back an estimated $12,500 per month, over the next five years.

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Rapper Lil Wayne, Young Money, Cash Money Sued For $15 Million Over "BedRock"

Rapper Lil' Wayne has been hit with a $15,000,000 lawsuit over the hit single “BedRock.”

Done Deal Enterprises, based in Waynesboro, Georgia, filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne, Young Money Records, and Cash Money Records, in the United States District Court, Southern district of New York, over the song.

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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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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Set November Release Date For 'Art of War III'

Rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have announced the release date for their newest album, Art of War III.

The latest album from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony features all five original group members: Krazie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Flesh-N-Bone and Layzie Bone.

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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

It is no secret that Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G. all attended high school together in Brooklyn.

While it is nice to imagine the three legends holding ciphers on the regular, Busta says he only battling Jay-Z once; and took a lose for the first time.

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Swizz Beatz Dicusses DMX's Struggles, Jay-Z Beef

In light of Swizz Beatz' latest "Monster Mondays" release, "Y'all Don't Really Know," featuring DMX and Busta Rhymes, the Ruff Ryder producer sat down with VladTV to discuss DMX's highly-publicized struggles.

"X is forever my brother. Whatever he wanna do, I'm with it, as long as it's the right thing," explained Swizzy. "X has been X since day one. 

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Kurupt To Smoke Up The 2010 Doesha Cup

Hip-Hop vet Kurupt will join a celebrity group of marijuana supporters as a judge during the 2010 Doesha Cup this Saturday (December 4th) at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles.

The Doesha Cup, now it its fifth year, is a private event hosted for California's medial marijuana growers. The annual event is presented by Dr. Ingleweed, who owns the All American Healing dispensary in Inglewood, California.

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Curren$y Signs To Asylum/Warner Bros

Former Young Money rapper Curren$y has found a new major label home with Asylum/Warner Bros. The New Orleans native was once signed to imprints from Lil' Wayne, Master P and C-Murder before his current recording home, but eventual fared best as an indie sensation.

In 2009, his career truly saw a resurgence with  the release of This Ain’t No Mixtape and Jet Files through Amalgam Digital.

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Hip Hop Album Sales The Week Ending 8/1/2010

Eminem's Recovery finally let go of #1 - to Avenged Sevenfold.

Rick Ross was close behind, however with almost 63,000 units moved of Teflon Don. The Def Jam rapper's fourth official album features work from veterans such as No I.D., DJ Clark Kent and Cee-Lo. Drake's Thank Me Later fell to #5, as Justin Bieber joined the party at #4, climbing from #6 last week.

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Game Disses Rampage Jackson Over A-Team Role

As fans of The A-Team gear up for the movie’s debut tonight, Compton rapper Game expressed his frustration with the director’s choice of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as the iconic figure "B.A. Baracus."

The Game was one of several rappers who expressed serious interest in playing the role of “B.A. Baracus,” the character made famous by Mr. T

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

Nicki Minaj has been hit with a lawsuit over a pink Lamborghini featured in the video for her latest single “Massive Attack.”

Nicki Minaj rented the Lambo from Hollywood Exotic Car Rental at the cost of $1,750 per day, to include the 2008 luxury vehicle in her video.

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50 Cent Sued Over 2009 Attack Over Oral Sex At Mansion

A woman that was assaulted and beaten at 50 Cent's mansion has filed a lawsuit against the rapper and G–Unit Records.

Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.

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