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Kendrick Lamar Meets With President Obama
Added: 12 January 2016 | Read 1016 times

Kendrick Lamar had the chance of a lifetime – to meet with the president of the United States of America.

There is no video of the encounter with President Obama, but Kendrick narrates the moment they met in the oval office.

 

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The Game Is Going On Tour
Added: 10 January 2016 | Read 613 times

With his album The Documentary 2 dropping last year, The Game has announced that he is going on a world tour. Although the Los Angeles rapper has already started performing in his hometown, California is the only state in this country is included in this new tour. Starting January 19th, The Game is going Europe to perform, beginning his venture in Norway.

 

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Scarface Announces 28-Date 'Icon' Tour
Added: 08 January 2016 | Read 504 times

Last year was an incredibly active year for Brad “Scarface” Jordan. The legendary lyricist set out on a Geto Boys tour, released an introspective memoir, Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap, and dropped his 12th studio album, Deeply Rooted. This Hip-Hop hero is set to hit the road in February to kick-off hisIcon tour.

 

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Killer Mike Offers Advice To White People On How To End Systemic Racism
Added: 06 January 2016 | Read 526 times

Killer Mike has been one of the most politically outspoken representatives of the Hip Hop community over the last few years. The Atlanta-based emcee stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss police brutality and white America’s reaction to the news of cops killing unarmed African-Americans.

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Curren$y Objects To R. Kelly Wanting 100% Publishing For Using Elements Of His Song
Added: 06 January 2016 | Read 600 times

On Curren$y’s latest album Canal Street Confidential, the New Orleans rhymer teams up with R&B singer Lloyd for the track “How High.” The song was set to include an interpolation from R. Kelly’s single “Did You Ever Think” featuring Nas.

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Gucci Mane's Social Media Accounts Are Now Deleted
Added: 04 January 2016 | Read 722 times

If you were waiting on Gucci Mane to drop news about his release through his social media, you’re about to be disappointed. According to Complex, Atlanta’s hip hop mayor had his Twitter and Instagram accounts recently deleted for now reason. There hasn’t been any reason why the two social media profiles were canceled, but their removal follows consistent rumors that Gucci Mane would be out earlier than fans would have thought.

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Chris Brown Accused Of Striking Woman At Party
Added: 04 January 2016 | Read 748 times

The year has already started with drama as Chris Brown stands accused of punching a woman, according to a recent report.

The alleged incident happened Saturday in the city of Las Vegas at the Palms hotel. The accuser says she was at a private party in Brown’s suite, according to TMZ. She managed to sneak her cellphone, getting around a security measure prohibiting them. She took a picture of Brown and he allegedly became enraged.

 

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Singing Legend Natalie Cole Dies At 65
Added: 02 January 2016 | Read 444 times

Natalie Cole has died. The singer, who crooned on “Unforgettable” and “This Will Be,” was 65.

Cole was a singing legend who was ailing and cancelled several performances and tours this winter. She cancelled several December performances in December and a tour in February, according to TMZ.

 

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Get Ready For Two New Projects From Wiz Khalifa
Added: 28 December 2015 | Read 941 times

Wiz Khalifa ha had a really good 2015, even without full-length album released this year. However, it seems like the Taylor Gang founder is gearing up for a huge 2016. In a video released recently by Wiz’s crew, the Pittsburgh rapper thanked his fans for downloading Cabin Fever and also helping his prolific Furious 7 single “See You Again” garner more than 1 billion views on YouTube. Wiz also announced that he will be releasing a compilation of unreleased music titled Project Khalifa in January, as well as his next major label project Rolling Papers 2: The Weed 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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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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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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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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