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Kid Cudi Set To Appear In 'Entourage' Film
Added: 22 February 2014 | Read 122 times

Kid Cudi is slated to appear in the upcoming film based on the HBO television series Entourage, according to Deadline.

Cudi is set to play Ari Gold's assistant in the motion picture, according to the report.

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Pharrell's 'G I R L' To Feature Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus & Alicia Keys
Added: 22 February 2014 | Read 127 times

Pharrell Williams is pulling in some big stars for his upcoming G I R L album. The N.E.R.D. member’s first solo LP in eight years will feature appearances by Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus, and Alicia Keys.

Pharrell has worked with all four acts before. He teamed with Daft Punk for the global hit “Get Lucky” last year. Timberlake’s debut album Justified contained heavy production from Williams and partner Chad Hugo. The Neptunes also remixed Keys’ “How Come You Don’t Call Me,” and Pharrell co-wrote “4×4″ off Cyrus’ Bangerz album.

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50 Cent Leaves Interscope Records, New Album Coming June 3rd
Added: 20 February 2014 | Read 386 times

The end of an era has occurred. 24 hours after Dr. Dre and Eminem recreate the iconic 2002 XXL cover with Jimmy Iovine instead of 50, 50 Cent has announced he and G-Unit Records has left Interscope Records and signs with Caroline/Capitol/UMG.

The deal places 50 Cent and G-Unit Records in Caroline Records, the independent service division of Capitol Records, making 50 Cent an independent artist for the first time in over 13 years. Former boss and current friend Eminem spoke on 50’s new signing in a press release statement

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Chris Brown's Misdemeanor Assault Court Case Date Revealed
Added: 20 February 2014 | Read 128 times

Chris Brown has a little clarity in his life now. During a hearing today (February 20th), Chris Brown’s lawyers and the prosecutors have decided on a start date for Brown’s misdemeanor assault trial.

The date was set for April 17th and comes after Brown’s lawyer rejected a plea deal in January. Brown also has a probation violation hearing in Los Angeles on February 28th in regards to the same assault case.

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Jay Z Signs New York Giants Hakeem Knicks To Roc Nation Sports
Added: 20 February 2014 | Read 159 times

Jay Z is slowly beginning to own the entire New York Giants roster. Less than a year after teammate Victor Cruz signs to Jay Z’s sports agency Roc Nation, veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks joins suit.

According to reports, Nicks will have a similar deal as Cruz with Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports handling marketing and endorsement with contractual negotiations left up to its partner Creative Artists Agency. This signing comes at a potentially transitional time for Nicks as he is expected to become an unrestricted free agent and has expressed interest to resign with the New York Giants.

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ScHoolboy Q Confirms 50 Cent Collaborations, But Says They're Not On 'Oxymoron'
Added: 19 February 2014 | Read 251 times

Roughly one week after Queens rapper 50 Cent stated that he would be featured on ScHoolboy Q’s upcoming album, Oxymoron, the Los Angeles rapper has revealed that Fifty will not be included on his LP.

“Yeah, man. Damn, man. I’m embarrassed for the nigga,” ScHoolboy Q said during an interview with Hot 97. “Like he’s not on my album…We cut a record, but I mean and plus he support me. Maybe he just wanted to support. You know what I mean?”

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Nicki Minaj Says She Trying To Drop A Classic With 'The Pinkprint'
Added: 19 February 2014 | Read 308 times

Nicki Minaj’s previous two albums Pink Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded were both commercially successful, but neither left a huge mark with music critics. Nicki is apparently looking to change that with her next official project.

During an interview with DJ Drama, the Young Money member said her goal is to make the upcoming The Pinkprint a “classic.”

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Schoolboy Q To Perform Entire 'Oxymoron' Album Live For Free
Added: 18 February 2014 | Read 207 times

One of the best ways to increase demand in your product is to give out free samples. This Sunday (February 23rd), a few lucky fans will get to sample Schoolboy Q’s highly anticipated major label debut Oxymoron when he performs it live in New York City.

At New York City’s Le Possion Rouge, Schoolboy Q will perform the entire 15 track debut album before its scheduled February 25th release as apart of Le Possion Rouge’s First Listen Live series.

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Kanye West Addresses Drake's Rolling Stone Comments
Added: 18 February 2014 | Read 564 times

Drake made waves recently because of his comments about Kanye West in Rolling Stone magazine. The Toronto rapper was quoted as saying there were “real questionable bars” on Kanye’s Yeezus album.

Kanye finally responded to what Drake had to say about his lyrical ability on his last LP, but instead attacking the YMCMB rapper, Ye defended him against the media.

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Drake Announces Release Date For Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V
Added: 16 February 2014 | Read 764 times

Lil Wayne’s career just got an end date. At his performance during the NBA All Star Game Weekend in New Orleans, Drake announced the release date to Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V.

Lil Wayne stated in November of 2012 that Tha Carter V would be his final album and at during his performance, Drake let the release date slip:

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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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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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'

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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.”

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

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"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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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

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

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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

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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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Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Help Students Excel At School

Rapper Rick Ross will use his star power to support at risk youth during the 3rd Annual Rick Ross Be Out Day this week.

The rapper’s Rick Ross Charities will host the event with the City of North Miami Office of the City Clerk, Alix Desulme.

Desulme, The Children’s Trust, The Urban League of Greater Miami and Ross will present the rapper’s annual back to school initiative.

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