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Singing Legend Natalie Cole Dies At 65
Added: 02 January 2016 | Read 441 times

Natalie Cole has died. The singer, who crooned on “Unforgettable” and “This Will Be,” was 65.

Cole was a singing legend who was ailing and cancelled several performances and tours this winter. She cancelled several December performances in December and a tour in February, according to TMZ.

 

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Get Ready For Two New Projects From Wiz Khalifa
Added: 28 December 2015 | Read 911 times

Wiz Khalifa ha had a really good 2015, even without full-length album released this year. However, it seems like the Taylor Gang founder is gearing up for a huge 2016. In a video released recently by Wiz’s crew, the Pittsburgh rapper thanked his fans for downloading Cabin Fever and also helping his prolific Furious 7 single “See You Again” garner more than 1 billion views on YouTube. Wiz also announced that he will be releasing a compilation of unreleased music titled Project Khalifa in January, as well as his next major label project Rolling Papers 2: The Weed Album.

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Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Future Among 10 Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Of 2015
Added: 28 December 2015 | Read 1171 times

After 2014 saw no Hip Hop albums cross the platinum selling mark, this year included several rap LPs that put up nice numbers. New releases from Drake, Future, Kendrick Lamar, and Dr. Dre pushed over 400,000 units with five others crossing the 200,000 mark.

While they were released in late 2014, this year J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive (1,072,000) earned a platinum plaque and Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint (672,000) earned a gold plaque. Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late is the only 2015 Hip Hop album to go platinum.

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King Louie Is Talking, Recovered From Head Shot
Added: 25 December 2015 | Read 667 times

King Louie is recovering after he was shot in the head in an apparent attempt on his life in his native Chicago.

According to reports, the rapper was awake and talking from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago, where he was recuperating.

 

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Chicago Rapper King Louie Shot In The Head
Added: 25 December 2015 | Read 608 times

According to sources, Chicago rapper Louis “King Louie” Johnson was shot in the head in Chicago around 3:30 pm today. The “B.O.N” rhymer is said to be in stable condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center. The Kanye West, Chief Keef, and Lil Bibby collaborator is apparently awake and talking.

AllHipHop.com will update this article as more information becomes available.

Listen to the police scanner audio of the incident below. 

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Tech N9ne Talks Jay Z & Rihanna Not Reaching Out To Him
Added: 23 December 2015 | Read 1114 times

Tech N9ne is one of the most respected rappers in the game. That is proven by the fact the indie artist can secure features from some of the top stars of the culture like Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, T.I., and Busta Rhymes.

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Rick Ross Names The Five Albums That Changed His Life, Praises 2Pac & Notorious B.I.G.
Added: 23 December 2015 | Read 611 times

Earlier this month, Rick Ross released his eighth studio album Black Market. Before the Maybach Music Group boss launched his decade-long career, he was a fan of Hip Hop. Tidal tapped Rozay to share the five albums from other artists that changed his life.

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Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Announces New Cookbook & Followup Memoir
Added: 22 December 2015 | Read 375 times

Prodigy is planning to release to new books next year. The Mobb Deep member is collaborating with Kathy Iandoli for the upcoming cookbook Commissary Kitchen and memoir The State vs Albert “Prodigy” Johnson.

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Curren$y Talks Wiz Khalifa Crossing Over & The Media Attempting To Cause Friction Between Them
Added: 22 December 2015 | Read 420 times

Before Wiz Khalifa became a household name with 2010’s “Black and Yellow,” the Pittsburgh rapper frequently teamed up with New Orleans emcee Curren$y on music. Wiz went on to become a regular on Top 40 radio while Spitta built a supportive fanbase as an underground artist.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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