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LL Cool J Returns To Host Grammys
Added: 17 December 2015 | Read 355 times

Maybe LL should change his name to TG Cool J, because The Grammys love the Hip-Hop icon.

Cool J returns to host the biggest awards show yet again. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced today that they would have the Queens, NY native back for the fifth time.

 

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Rick Ross Ready For Hollywood With Film Plans
Added: 15 December 2015 | Read 534 times

Rick Ross wants a piece of Hollywood the way he has carved out success in the rap career.

Rosy is crafting his first film entitled “GABOS (Game Ain’t Based on Sympathy)” and the Miami-bred don looks for a multiple cinematic roll-out.

 

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The Game Announces New Album
Added: 15 December 2015 | Read 824 times

The Game has been praised for The Documentary 2 this year, but he is eyeing his next effort.

1992 is expected to be the next album by the Compton rhymester. The art of the opus seems to suggest that the rapper will delve deep into the drug culture of the 90’s. The words “1992” seems to be crafted in mock cocaine.

 

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Arrest Warrant Issued For DMX
Added: 15 December 2015 | Read 417 times

An arrest warrant has been issued for DMX after a missed court date on Monday.

DMX may be staring at more jail time, thinking that his day in court was Tuesday. The website Bossip reports that the warrant was issued and the judge was livid.

 

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Chance The Rapper Hints New Mixtape
Added: 14 December 2015 | Read 381 times

We might have a Chance the Rapper mixtape dropping in 2016. It’s been two years since Chance the Rapper released his solo project Acid Rap, and many fans have been waiting for the Chicago rapper to release a new project.

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Pusha T Pulls Beanie Sigel, Kanye West & A$AP Rocky On New Album
Added: 12 December 2015 | Read 465 times

King Push – Darkest Before Dawn is shaping up very nicely and the Virginia emcee has brought some heavyweights to the event.

Beanie Sigel, Kanye West and A$AP Rocky will represent on the lyrical side while Timbaland, Q-Tip, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Hudson Mohawke, and Diddy handle the beats.

 

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Rick Ross Speaks On Wale & Omarion Getting Snubbed By The Grammys
Added: 11 December 2015 | Read 515 times

The nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced this week, and some performers were not pleased they did not see their name among the lists of trophy hopefuls. Two of those artists are Maybach Music Group representatives Wale andOmarion. MMG’s head honcho Rick Ross sat down with Power 106 to talk about his team getting snubbed.

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Pusha T Wants To Start G.O.O.D. Music Festival, Reveals 'Darkest Before Dawn' Producers
Added: 09 December 2015 | Read 345 times

A lot of rap stars now have their own annual music festivals. Jay Z has Made In America. Drake has OVO Fest. Tyler, The Creator has Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival. Pusha T is looking to get his G.O.O.D. Music crew involved in creating a festival as well.

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Kendrick Lamar Earns 11 Nominations For The 58th Annual Grammy Awards
Added: 07 December 2015 | Read 583 times

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has picked up 11 nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The Top Dawg/Aftermath representative is leading the pack with nods that include Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Album

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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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Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

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Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

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DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

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Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

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Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

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Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

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Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

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Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

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Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

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