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ScHoolboy Q Begins Work On 'Oxymoron' Follow-Up
Added: 09 September 2014 | Read 145 times

ScHoolboy Q announced today (September 9) that he has started to work on his follow-up to this year’s Oxymoron.

During a recent interview with HotNewHipHop, the Top Dawg Ent. emcee said he does not know what this album’s direction will be just yet.
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Jeezy Reveals Why He Was Locked Up Longer Than Expected
Added: 09 September 2014 | Read 172 times

Atlanta, Georgia rapper Jeezy has again addressed the reason why he was in jail for longer than expected upon being arrested when authorities discovered an AK-47 assault rifle on his tour bus. He credited being “a real person” as the reason why he was detained for so long.

According to the rapper, among those arrested with him were two bus drivers, his manager’s people, and others. He added that he was not willing to leave the others behind given how much they’ve put into his Under The Influence Of Music Tour with Wiz Khalifa.
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50 Cent Gives Tour Of His Shooting Range
Added: 09 September 2014 | Read 207 times

50 Cent recently provided a tour of his gun range during a session on Hang With.

"This is the westside of the house," 50 Cent says. "I'm getting ready to do this house over. I was gonna sell it, but I took it off the market. I was like, 'Fuck this. I'ma keep this shit.' I got another joint in L.A., a spot in Atlanta, a couple little spots. This is the biggest one. Not the flyest one. It's the biggest one."
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Rick Ross: Meek Mill's Album WILL Be Pushed Back
Added: 09 September 2014 | Read 169 times

Dreams are worth more than money and a successful album is worth more than meeting a release schedule. Today (September 8th), Rick Ross addressed changes to Meek Mill’s Dreams Worth More Than Money album for the first time since Meek’s incarceration in late July.

Last week, an Atlantic Records rep informed AllHipHop that a new release date for Meek Mill’s sophomore album was not determined. In a statement released to MTV, Ross reasoned that Meek’s album deserves a proper marketing roll out:MMG and Meek Mill have decided to release Dreams Worth More Than Money at a future date. In true MMG fashion, Meek has dedicated himself to perfecting his sophomore project and it is only right that it should be rolled out exceptionally well. MMG also wants his fans to know that Meek is doing great and he wants to hear from you. So write him at.

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Ja Rule Says Ray Rice Should Be Banned From NFL; Baltimore Ravens Terminate Player's Contract
Added: 09 September 2014 | Read 152 times

Ja Rule says that the NFL two-game suspension for Ray Rice should have been steeper following the TMZ release of the full video featuring the football star striking his then-fiancee, now-wife, Janay Palmer. 

"Damn Ray Rice NOT COOL he should get the LIFE ban," Rule says on Twitter. 
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Gucci Mane To Be Released From Jail One Year Early
Added: 08 September 2014 | Read 203 times

An Atlanta judge has granted Gucci Mane credit for nearly a year of time served in a gun possession charge stemming from a September arrest last year according to TMZ.

Gucci Mane was sentenced to serve 39 months at a hearing in August after reaching a plea deal on the weapons charges, avoiding a potential decade-long sentence in the process. Despite his being arrested in September 2013, Mane’s sentence was scheduled to begin at the time of the sentencing hearing itself.
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Jhene Aiko Dispels Drake, Childish Gambino Relationship Rumors
Added: 07 September 2014 | Read 282 times

With her Souled Out album scheduled to be released on Tuesday (September 9), Jhene Aiko stopped by Hot 97 and spoke about the release. During the interview, Aiko broke down one of the album’s tracks, “Promises,” and its significance as a dedication to her daughter and deceased brother.

“It’s something I wanted to leave her, if we’re not together for any reason, just something she could always listen to, even when she gets older,” Aiko said of the song’s relevance to her daughter. “It’s just about letting her know that everything will be okay even if I can’t always be there. The second verse is to my brother who passed away two years ago. Singing to him, letting him know that I’m okay, that he’ll never have to worry about me.”
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Nas, The Roots To Perform Together At Boston Calling Festival
Added: 06 September 2014 | Read 124 times

Nas and The Roots are set to perform several songs together at the Boston Calling Festival, which is slated to take place today (September 5) though Sunday (September 7) at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. 

Boston Calling co-organizer Josh Bhatti says that the festival’s line-up, which also includes such rap acts as Childish Gambino, brings distinctive elements to the table. 
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2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations
Added: 05 September 2014 | Read 448 times

Here are the nominations for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards.

It is almost that time again as BET have just released the nominations for their 2014 Hip Hop Awards. Leading the pack is Drake, who managed to get 8 nominations. After that, Jay-Z, Pharrell and Future each have 6 nods while Nicki Minaj, YG and Rich Homie Quan secured 5 nominations.

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G-Unit Talks Jimmy Henchman And Game, Floyd Mayweather Jr's Mike Brown Challenge
Added: 05 September 2014 | Read 467 times

Understatement of the year alert: G-Unit does not forget its enemies. During a recent interview earlier today (September 4th), G-Unit discusses why Game will not be apart of the G-Unit reunion, responds to Floyd Mayweather Jr’s $750,000 challenge and more.

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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

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

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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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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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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

50 Cent has addressed the opening pitch he made at the New York Mets game.

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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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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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