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Kid Ink Arrested In Las Vegas
Added: 18 August 2014 | Read 221 times

Los Angeles, California native Kid Ink was arrested in Las Vegas early Saturday.

According to TMZ, police responded to a fight at 1Oak nightclub just before 3 a.m. Numerous people say Ink and a female friend started the fight and caught the attention of security. Her behavior was described as "belligerent."

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Big K.R.I.T. Announces 'Pay Attention Tour'
Added: 18 August 2014 | Read 127 times

Big K.R.I.T. has announced his Pay Attention Tour.

The trek is slated to launch October 2 at Amos Southend in Charlotte, North Carolina and conclude November 15 at Masquerada in Atlanta.

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French Montana Says He Made 'Mistake' Releasing Nicki Minaj-Featured 'Freaks'
Added: 18 August 2014 | Read 253 times

French Montana says that he made a bad decision to release the Nicki Minaj-featured single “Freaks.”

"When you go to the club and every record they’re playing is yours, you try to go left, and I made that mistake,” French Montana says of his 2013 single during an interview with Billboard. "Jay Z told me he once made that same mistake too. Your first album you never know what’s going on with the business and labels. The second one you’re like, ‘Fuck this.’ You get the ball in your own court."

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T.I. & Nelly React To Protests In Ferguson
Added: 18 August 2014 | Read 146 times

With protests against the police shooting of 18-year old Mike Brown ongoing in Ferguson, “seven people, all charged with ‘failure to disperse,’” were arrested this morning according to the New York Times. The arrests were a function of a recently imposed midnight-to-5 A.M. curfew. The Sunday morning arrests are the latest in on-and-off clashes between protesters and police in the small Missouri city.

Apparently responding to news of intermittent looting among the protests, both Nelly and T.I. spoke with TMZ about the recent events.

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Tupac Says He 'Wrote Only One Song In Jail' In Post-Prison Interview From 1995
Added: 14 August 2014 | Read 489 times

In recently released interview footage recorded just a week after Tupac’s release from prison in 1995, the rapper describes recording All Eyez On Me in a week-long recording binge. Speaking with L.A. Times journalist Chuck Philips, Tupac explained the motivation to record the music directly after his release.

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Ciara Reportedly Calls Off Engagment To Future Over Cheating
Added: 14 August 2014 | Read 387 times

Future getting some tough honesty. According to reports, Ciara has called off the 10 month engagement to the father of her only child, Future amid cheating rumors.

Ciara and Future’s engagement began after Future surprisingly proposed to Ciara during her birthday party in October 2013, seven months before their first child, Future Zahir Wilburn was born on May 19th. Sources with US Weekly state Ciara is “devastated” and “[Future] cheated on her. Game over.”

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Nas Upcoming 'Illmatic' Tour To Include 'Time Is Illmatic' Movie Showing
Added: 13 August 2014 | Read 152 times

As Nas continues to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of his debut album, Illmatic, the emcee has announced a tour that is slated to pair his performance of the album with a screening of the film Time Is Illmatic.

Nas is set to embark on this North American Fall Tour October 2 in Rochester, New York. The tour is set to come to an end October 19 in Oakland, California.

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Kendrick Lamar Enlists Pete Rock For Sophomore Album
Added: 13 August 2014 | Read 316 times

Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse anniversary might be approaching, but his follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d. city has also been the focus of conversations surrounding the TDE emcee.

Recently, Pete Rock spoke with XXL about how he's contributed to the Compton, California rapper's sophomore album.

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Ty Dolla $ign Announces Album With YG And DJ Mustard
Added: 11 August 2014 | Read 264 times

Currently travelling with Wiz Khalifa on the “Under The Influence Of Music Tour," Ty Dolla $ign announced plans to release an album with YG and DJ Mustard in an interview with NEHipHop.

“Me and YG and Mustard low-key are about to do an album together,” he said. “The Pu$haz Ink the label album you know? We’re getting a label deal and shit. So that’s gonna be the first project we release. We always wanted to do it but now we’re gonna get paid to do it too so fuck it, let’s go.”

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Kanye West Calls Out Media During Outside Lands Set, Says It's 'Yeezy Season'
Added: 10 August 2014 | Read 276 times

The media has famously been Kanye West's enemy #1 for the longest time. From his run ins with TMZ photographers to Jimmy Kimmel and even people who review his albums, Kanye's hate for the media is longstanding.

'Ye has also been known to take these feelings on the road with him and shout them out at his shows. Recently performing at Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, Kanye made his voice heard about the matter once again. At around 8:30 pm Kanye cut off his performance of "Clique" to address the crowd and the media.

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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

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Young Jeezy Addresses Rick Ross Dis Speculation

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

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

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

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Kurupt To Smoke Up The 2010 Doesha Cup

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