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Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Will Reportedly Receive Senior Positions At Apple
Added: 11 May 2014 | Read 379 times

Following news of Apple's reported acquisition of Beats Electronics, added details have been revealed in regards to the alleged detail between Apple and Beats Electronics founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

In addition to possibly purchasing Beats Electronics and their newly-launched music streaming service for $3.2 billion, XXLMag reports that Apple is also willing to shell out high-ranking positions to both Dr. Dre and Iovine at Apple.

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Suge Knight Challenges Rick Ross To Fight
Added: 11 May 2014 | Read 701 times

In an interview posted by PopCandiesTV, Suge Knight touched on a number of subjects with some off-the-cuff remarks outside of a club in West Hollywood. Claiming that he has plans to produce a movie chronicling the success of Death Row Records, Suge alluded that he should be involved in production for a planned N.W.A. biopic.

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Apple Set To Purchase Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion, Dr. Dre Could Earn Up To $1 Billion
Added: 11 May 2014 | Read 262 times

Dr. Dre has made more money making headphones than he has ever made making beats and ironically Beats is about to make him even richer. According to reports, tech goliath Apple is planning to purchase Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Beats Electronics.

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Eminem Releasing 'Headlights' Music Video On Mother's Day
Added: 09 May 2014 | Read 261 times

Eminem has announced that the music video for "Headlights" is set to be released Sunday (May 11), Mother's Day.

The rapper announced this news on Instagram and says Spike Lee is involved with the video for the track, which appears on Em's The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

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The-Dream Charged With Assault For Allegedly Attacking Pregnant Girlfriend
Added: 09 May 2014 | Read 307 times

According to multiple reports R&B singer-songwriter The-Dream turned himself into the New York Police Department yesterday. The artist/producer born Terius Nash is accused of attacking his then-girlfriend Lydia Nam in 2012 and threatening to kill her.

The criminal complaint states that Nash pulled and dragged Nam by her hair. It also claims he choked, kicked and punched her. Nam was eight months pregnant at the time. She did not report the alleged incident until last November.

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Eminem Reportedly Deemed Too Controversial For Hyde Park
Added: 09 May 2014 | Read 258 times

Eminem is slated to perform in London's Wembley Stadium, but the Detroit, Michigan rapper is not scheduled to perform at Hyde Park in England. A source recently told The Mirror why the Hyde Park performance is not set to be part of the emcee's itinerary.

“Eminem is a controversial artist, whose lyrics have been accused of being homophobic, provocative and pretty sweary," the source said. “So there has been some debate about whether The Royal Parks will rubber-stamp any agreement to play there.

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Dr. Dre Buying Tom Brady's Los Angeles Mansion
Added: 08 May 2014 | Read 405 times

Noted rapper/producer Dr. Dre was one of the first to provide an offer on Tom Brady’s multi-million dollar mansion in Los Angeles in March, and according to TMZ, Brady and his wife Gisele Bündchen have accepted that offer.

Dr. Dre and his wife placed their offer for the home, which Brady and Bündchen had built for $50 million, at $40 million.

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SchoolBoy Q Talks Working On 'Flip On You' Song With 50 Cent
Added: 07 May 2014 | Read 322 times

50 Cent was expected to appear on Schoolboy Q’s album Oxymoron. In the end the track did not make the final cut, but Q will be on 50′s forthcoming project Animal Ambition. The TDE rapper spoke with TRACE Urban about the track titled “Flip On You” featured on the LP’s deluxe edition.

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2 Chainz Sentenced To 18-Month Drug Diversion Program
Added: 06 May 2014 | Read 316 times

2 Chainz has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, according to Billboard.

Chainz was reportedly sentenced to an 18-month drug diversion program. A felony drug possession charge was reportedly dropped. The misdemeanor charge is reportedly set to be dropped if the rapper completes the 18-month program.

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Rihanna Leaves Def Jam Recordings, Signs With Jay Z's Roc Nation
Added: 05 May 2014 | Read 467 times

Rihanna, who signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2005, is now signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation imprint, according to Complex.

Jay Z signed Rihanna to Def Jam when he was the company's president. Since then, he's left to launch Roc Nation.

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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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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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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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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.

While it is nice to imagine the three legends holding ciphers on the regular, Busta says he only battling Jay-Z once; and took a lose for the first time.

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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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Curren$y Signs To Asylum/Warner Bros

Former Young Money rapper Curren$y has found a new major label home with Asylum/Warner Bros. The New Orleans native was once signed to imprints from Lil' Wayne, Master P and C-Murder before his current recording home, but eventual fared best as an indie sensation.

In 2009, his career truly saw a resurgence with  the release of This Ain’t No Mixtape and Jet Files through Amalgam Digital.

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Hip Hop Album Sales The Week Ending 8/1/2010

Eminem's Recovery finally let go of #1 - to Avenged Sevenfold.

Rick Ross was close behind, however with almost 63,000 units moved of Teflon Don. The Def Jam rapper's fourth official album features work from veterans such as No I.D., DJ Clark Kent and Cee-Lo. Drake's Thank Me Later fell to #5, as Justin Bieber joined the party at #4, climbing from #6 last week.

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Game Disses Rampage Jackson Over A-Team Role

As fans of The A-Team gear up for the movie’s debut tonight, Compton rapper Game expressed his frustration with the director’s choice of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as the iconic figure "B.A. Baracus."

The Game was one of several rappers who expressed serious interest in playing the role of “B.A. Baracus,” the character made famous by Mr. T

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

Nicki Minaj has been hit with a lawsuit over a pink Lamborghini featured in the video for her latest single “Massive Attack.”

Nicki Minaj rented the Lambo from Hollywood Exotic Car Rental at the cost of $1,750 per day, to include the 2008 luxury vehicle in her video.

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50 Cent Sued Over 2009 Attack Over Oral Sex At Mansion

A woman that was assaulted and beaten at 50 Cent's mansion has filed a lawsuit against the rapper and G–Unit Records.

Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.

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