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Ab-Soul Says Black Hippy Was Created To 'Trap All Of Our Audiences'
Added: 10 July 2014 | Read 250 times

For years now, the members of the rap quartet known as Black Hippy (Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock) have been questioned about the possibility of a studio album from the group. Black Hippy lyricist Ab-Soul was recently asked about the possibility of such a project during a newly-released interview with The Stashed.

Before vaguely addressing the likeliness of a Black Hippy album, Soulo revealed that Black Hippy was “creatively” designed to trap all of their audiences in one room.

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Common Discusses The Power Of The 'Badu Box'
Added: 09 July 2014 | Read 231 times

A running joke in Hip Hop circles is that Erykah Badu has some unexplainable power to radically transform any emcee by just being involved with her. Common, one of Ms. Badu’s former boyfriends, addressed the mystery surrounding why men seem to emerge from a relationship with the singer-songwriter a changed man.

During an interview on the Combat Jack show, Common was asked about the “Badu Box” and the Chicago emcee gave credit to Erykah’s whole aura as a woman.

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Wale To Meek Mill: I Don't Fit The Mold Of MMG, But I'm Not A Hater
Added: 09 July 2014 | Read 493 times

Wale has been revealed to be a bit different than Rick Ross and Meek Mill. Hours after Meek Mill took to his personal Twitter account defame Wale for not supporting Meek’s latest album news, Wale went to his personal Instagram account to respond to the allegations.

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Drake Reacts To Kanye West Tribute At Wireless Festival In London
Added: 07 July 2014 | Read 461 times

During his set, West also let loose a slightly shorter rant than the previous night. “I work one year on 12 songs ‘cause I’m too shy to put out some bullshit,” he said before comparing himself to a porcupine or blowfish.

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Lil Wayne: 'Hov Is The God'
Added: 07 July 2014 | Read 458 times

Lil Wayne has always been open about being a huge fan of Jay Z. The Young Money rapper even shouted out Hov on his “D’usse” single released earlier this year.

While the two superstars have fired subliminal shots back-and-forth at each other in the past (see “H.A.M.” and “It’s Good”), Wayne reinforced his respect for the Roc Nation emcee in an interview with MTV.

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Drake Drops Out Of Co-Headlining Wireless Festival With Kanye West
Added: 06 July 2014 | Read 306 times

The next Drake and Kanye West collaboration will have to wait. According to Drake will no longer be co-headlining the Wireless Festival with Kanye West due to an illness.

Drake was schedules to perform at the two day festival in London and Birmingham this weekend, with him headlining one of those dates. Drake explains his sudden cancellation is due to doctor’s orders:

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Lil Wayne Confirms Daughter 'Reginae Carter Is A Young Money Artist'
Added: 06 July 2014 | Read 274 times

Lil Wayne has announced that his daughter Reginae Carter has joined his label.

"She's officially stamped as a Young Money artist," Lil Wayne says in his weekly video series, Weezy Wednesdays. "Yes, Reginae Carter is a Young Money artist."

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Kendrick Lamar Sued Over Section.80 Song
Added: 03 July 2014 | Read 433 times

While Good Kid, mAAd City is Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, 2011′s Section.80 was the first project he released for sale. Today (July 2nd) reports surface that Lamar is being sued over sampling issues for one of its songs.

According to reports, U.K. company Woolfsongs Limited is suing Lamar for an unspecified amount over his song “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)” from Section.80. Woolfsongs Limited alleges that The Alan Parsons Project’s “Old and Wise” is illegally sampled in the song and attempts to resolve the issue with Lamar in April were not returned on Lamar’s end.

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50 Cent Buys A Best Buy's Supply Of Trey Songz's 'Trigga'
Added: 03 July 2014 | Read 502 times

50 Cent says he's purchased every copy of Trey Songz's Trigga from a Best Buy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The rapper recorded himself buying the copies on Instagram. 50 Cent later took a photograph of the Best Buy employee who helped him purchase the albums and posted the image on Instagram, also.

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Game Discusses Reuniting With G-Unit, Recording 'Bigger Than Me'
Added: 03 July 2014 | Read 577 times

Los Angeles rapper Game once again shared his thoughts on the recent G-Unit reunion at Summer Jam last month. He revealed that it was dope that 50 Cent allowed Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, and Tony Yayo to “stack chips” and says that although he’s straight, the idea of reuniting with the other members of G-Unit would be dope.

Game addressed the G-Unit reunion during an interview with Hot 97’s Miss Info, after being asked what he thought about being labeled bipolar by 50 Cent.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

Nashville, Tennessee rapper Young Buck has released a statement regarding his tax battle with the IRS and reports of a planned $5 million dollar lawsuit against G-Unit leader 50 Cent.

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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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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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

It is no secret that Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G. all attended high school together in Brooklyn.

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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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