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Joey Bada$$ 'B4.Da.$$' Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist
Added: 08 December 2014 | Read 223 times

It seems like Joey Bada$$ will be releasing his debut album B4.DA.$$ in early 2015. And today, the young emcee released the official tracklist for his album.

Their hasn’t been any speculation on the producers of the album (since Joey originally prospered musically from his 90s boom-bap sound), but some artists that will appear on Bada$$’ new project are Action Bronson on a bonus cut, Raury, BJ The Chicago Kid, and many more.

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Tyga Says Young Money's Hold Up Of His Album Is 'Not Fair To The Fans'
Added: 08 December 2014 | Read 408 times

The inter-fighting at Young Money has been well-known publicly for some time and came to a head late last week when Lil Wayne tweeted his own frustration with the label via Twitter.

Someone whose dissatisfaction has been known for even longer, Tyga, alongside Chris Brown, recently sat down with Power 106 in Los Angeles and detailed why he has been frustrated. Tyga says he's lost creative control at the label and the fans are suffering as a result.

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Alleged Tracklist For Kendrick Lamar's Next Album Hits The Net
Added: 08 December 2014 | Read 269 times

Now, there could be another possible step toward being able to get a new Kendrick LP. An alleged photo of the album’s tracklist is circulating online. The pic shows 18 tracks with guest appearances by Pete Rock, Dr. Dre, George Clinton, Jay Rock, and Ron Isley.

There is no confirmation that the photograph really represents the songs that will appear on Kendrick’s upcoming project. In previous weeks, rumored tracklists for Kanye West’s next LP and another surprise album from Beyoncé made their rounds on the Internet as well.

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Grammy Nominations Announced For 2015
Added: 06 December 2014 | Read 390 times

Beyonce was nominated for five Grammy Awards for the 2015 edition of the award ceremony, which is slated to take place February 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The nominations make the Destiny’s Child singer the most Grammy-nominated female artist in the history of the awards.
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Dr. Dre Building 10,000 Square Foot Home Studio
Added: 06 December 2014 | Read 358 times

Dr. Dre is building a 10,000 square foot music studio under his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The rapper-producer-Beats Electronics co-founder paid $40 million for the house soon after Beats was purchased by Apple for $3 billion in May.
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Beanie Sigel Has Been Shot In New Jersey
Added: 06 December 2014 | Read 368 times

Four months after being released from prison, Beanie Sigel has been shot and wounded in New Jersey, NBC reports.

The shooting took place this morning (Dec. 5) around 9:45 a.m. outside of a home along the 800 block of Spruce Avenue in the Pleasantville section of New Jersey. The 40-year-old was shot in the stomach and is currently in surgery.
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Lil Wayne On Cash Money Records 'I Want Off This Label And Nothing To Do With These People'
Added: 04 December 2014 | Read 871 times

Lil Wayne says that he is not behind the delay of Tha Carter V.

"To all my fans, I want u to know that my album won't and hasn't been released bekuz Baby & Cash Money Rec. refuse to release it,” Lil Wayne tweeted today (December 4).

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Azealia Banks Says Iggy Azalea 'Silent' On Black Issues
Added: 04 December 2014 | Read 320 times

In the wake of the grand jury's decision not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, rapper Azealia Banks called out a handful of artists on social media.

Banks first took aim at Iggy Azalea, an artist she previously engaged in a social media feud with. She declared that the Aussie rapstress, who she referred to as "Igloo Australia," has been silent on black issues despite taking part in black culture.

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J. Cole Disses Eminem, Macklemore & Iggy Azalea On 'Fire Squad'
Added: 04 December 2014 | Read 623 times

A leak of J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive album includes a track called “Fire Squad,” which calls out several White artists.

“History repeats itself and that’s just how it goes,” J. Cole raps on the track. “Same way that these rappers always bite each other’s flows/ Same thing that my nigga Elvis did with rock ‘n’ roll / Justin Timberlake, Eminem and then Macklemore.”
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Lupe Fiasco, Rapsody, Big Boi React To No Charges In Eric Garner Case
Added: 04 December 2014 | Read 241 times

Several rappers and entertainment industry figures have responded to no charges being brought against Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who was shown on video choking Eric Garner. Garner died as a result of Pantaleo's actions and Garner's death was ruled a homicide.

"The message has been sent over and over...black lives don't matter. #EricGarner #MikeBrown #TrayvonMartin #OscarGrant #JohnCrawford...." Rapsody wrote on Twitter today (December 3).
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