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Five Shot At Chris Brown Concert In San Jose
Added: 12 January 2015 | Read 189 times

A shooting broke out at a Chris Brown concert early Sunday morning that left five injured and many shaken up.

Performing at Fiesta nightclub in San Jose, California, the singer was on stage trotting out his hit song "Loyal" when a fight broke out. After seeing what was going on Brown said, “Oh them niggas is getting it in over there.” Those would be some of the last words spoken before gunfire exploded as fans darted for the exit.

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Kanye West Reportedly Plays New Music For Def Jam
Added: 11 January 2015 | Read 264 times

Is Kanye West finished with his highly anticipated seventh solo album? According to Revolt, Ye' stopped by Def Jam headquarters in New York City yesterday (January 8) to play some new music off the album.

While they can not confirm what was played, photos of West and his wife, Kim Kardashian, leaving the building serve as evidence he was there.

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DMX 'Redemption Of The Beast' Album Legitimate, Seven Arts Entertainment CEO Says
Added: 11 January 2015 | Read 284 times

While both Swizz Beatz and DMX himself have disputed the authenticity of a recently announced album set to be released in his name, the CEO of Seven Arts Entertainment has released a statement claiming that the album is the second to be built from "52 masters acquired by Seven Arts from DMX and his producers in 2012."

"DMX and his team fully cooperated on the production of this album," the statement continues. "Redemption of the Beast was the second album planned for release with DMX in September of 2012, following the release of Undisputed. These new masters represent the best of this legendary artist and offer production by some of the best in the industry. All fans are invited to listen to the music, which is the real thing, the ‘rough and ready’ of DMX. The music and artistry speaks for itself.”

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Migos Addresses Chief Keef Beef
Added: 08 January 2015 | Read 583 times

Migos is at the forefront of Atlanta's revitalized Hip Hop movement. Along with Rich Gang's Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug, the fast-rapping trio is "creating the new Atlanta."

In a recent interview with Vulture, Migos explained how although their counterparts are from different areas in Atlanta, they're each breaking ground on a new scene within the capital of Georgia.

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Rick Ross Gets The Miami Heat Logo Tattooed On His Face
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 504 times

Rick Ross has taken being a Miami Heat fan to another level. He won’t be court side at every home game, like Spike Lee at the New York Knicks games, or becoming the teams’s global ambassador like Drake did for the Toronto Raptors. Nah. Rozay has gotten the Miami Heat logo tattooed on his face.

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Swizz Beatz Disputes Authenticity Of DMX's 'Redemption Of The Beast' Album
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 502 times

The authenticity of DMX's forthcoming Redemption Of The Beast album has been called into question.

Yesterday (December 6), an album cover bearing a shirtless, grimacing DMX surfaced online, alongside a purported tracklist and release date.

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Ludacris Married His Longtime Girlfriend Hours After Proposing
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 303 times

After surprising his longtime girlfriend with a mile-high marriage proposal, Ludacris had more surprises in store. The Atlanta spitter took his new fiancee, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, to dinner at a Georgia restaurant after the proposal and when they got home, he reportedly had a wedding dress, that was picked by his mother, laid out for her. The two got married on the spot during a private ceremony at their home.

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Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Accused Of Fraud In Monster Lawsuit
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 337 times

Both Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been named in a lawsuit filed against Beats By Dre by their headphone rival, Monster.

In the lawsuit, Monster CEO Noel Lee stated that Monster was the co-designer of Beats By Dre and invented the technology behind the headphones. Lee added that Dr. Dre and Iovine "committed fraud in pirating the headphones away from Lee and Monster."

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Eminem Target Of Hotstylz Lawsuit Over 'Rap God'
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 256 times

A couple months after speaking out about the issue in November, a member of the Chicago Hip Hop group Hotstylz has filed a lawsuit against Eminem and Shady Records over what he claims is an uncleared sample of the group's 2007 track "Lookin Boy" on the emcee's 2013 hit "Rap God."

Raymond Jones, one third of the trio Hotstylz, is reportedly suing Eminem and his label for $8 million over the sample clearance issue according to TMZ. The site put together a short video clip comparing a 25-second portion of "Rap God" to the original Hotstylz record from which it borrows heavily.

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KXNG Crooked Says Cash Money Should Focus On Making Lil Wayne Happy
Added: 07 January 2015 | Read 259 times

Shortly after Lil Wayne sent out a series of tweets expressing his frustration with Cash Money, Vlad TV caught up with Long Beach, California rapper KXNG Crooked to get his thoughts on Weezy calling out his label home.

Prior to Vlad revealing that sources close to Lil Wayne who are normally quick to shoot down false stories went quiet after being asked about Wayne’s tweets, Crooked share his belief that those at Cash Money were going to say the rapper was hacked.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

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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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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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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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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

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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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