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Pusha T Nears Completion Of Debut Solo LP, Enlists The-Dream, Pharrell & Just Blaze
Added: 22 September 2012 | Read 625 times

Though he's heavy on promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer, Pusha T is carving time into his schedule to finish up his full-length solo debut for Def Jam.

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Legal Dispute Breaks Out Over DMX's Latest Album 'Undisputed'
Added: 22 September 2012 | Read 636 times

A legal dispute is broken out over the rights to distribute the latest album by Hip-Hop superstar DMX. Seven Arts Entertainment recently filed a lawsuit against music industry executives Craig Sussman and Charles Gullo, of In The Zone Entertainment.

The lawsuit claims Sussman and Gullo are interfering with Seven Arts’ rights to the Undisputed album by DMX, since the pair are also claiming distribution rights to the release

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Nas And Lauryn Hill Embark Upon 'Life Is Good/Black Rage' Tour
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 380 times

Nas and Lauryn Hill will hit the road together for the “Life is Good/Black Rage” tour, which will kick off this October. The 18-date tour what kickoff October 6 in Columbia, Maryland and will wind down December 31 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

The tour takes its name from Nas’ latest #1 album Life is Good, as well as Lauryn Hill’s upcoming single “Black Rage,” which is due out this Fall.

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David Banner's 2M1 Movement Raises Over $500k
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 394 times

Mississippi rapper David Banner continues to push forward his 2M1 Movement (2 Million 1 Purpose), a charitable cause aimed at raising money to give back to local communities around the United States.

According to David Banner, his 2M1 Movement has raised over $500,000 to date, since the project was launched in May with his album Sex, Drugs and Video Games.

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Kanye West Explains Creative Approach To 'Cruel Summer'
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 622 times

Kanye West has been notoriously absent from promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's new album Cruel Summer, leaving artists like Big Sean, Common, Teyana Taylor and Pusha T to do the work. Breaking his silence on the project, 'Ye released a promotional clip discussing the creation of the album, stating that it spawned from his desire to create something great.

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T.I. Discusses Lil Wayne's Comments About New York
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 827 times

Lil Wayne stirred up controversy when he stated "Flat out, I don't like New York," drawing the ire of many New York emcees and certain radio personalities. Fellow Southern artist T.I. spoke on the matter recently.

"When I first came in the game, it was a feat for a Southern artist, let alone an Atlanta artist, to make his way up to Hot 97 and get himself mix show play, let alone...heavy rotation," said T.I. in an interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez, which naturally led to a discussion of Lil Wayne's words.

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Lupe Fiasco Says Second Disc Of 'Food & Liquor 2' Will Drop After Christmas
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 329 times

This September 25, Lupe Fiasco will release his long-awaited Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1. Now, in a recent interview with Australia's Music Feeds TV, the Chicago rapper gives an update on the second part of the forthcoming album.

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Pusha T Blames Beef With Lil Wayne On Social Media
Added: 19 September 2012 | Read 770 times

Lil Wayne and Pusha T have been sparring for a minute, throwing shots at one another in interviews, on songs and through social media. According to the G.O.O.D. Music rapper, the latter is to blame for fueling their problems.

During an interview with Hot 97’s Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Show, Pusha Ton said that their beef isn’t any “deal.” Stating that he wasn’t feeling Wayne’s Dedication 4 (“It wasn’t that good,” he said), the Clipse rapper explained why their problems escalated.

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Project Pat Returns With 'Belly On Full Part 2'
Added: 18 September 2012 | Read 486 times

Memphis rapper Project Pat is releasing the follow-up to his belly on full mixtape with Nasty Mane, titled Belly On Full Part 2.

The release of Belly On Full Part 2 also marks the launch of Project Pat’s own company, Money Train Management. Money Train Management is being distributed by Memphis – based distributor, Select-O-Hits.

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Rappers Dominate Nominations For 2012 MTV EMA Awards
Added: 18 September 2012 | Read 668 times

American Hip-Hop artists dominate the nominations for the 2012 MTV EMA Awards, which will take place live in Frankfurt, Germany.

Jay-Z and Kanye West landed three nominations each, bested only by Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, who have for EMA nominations.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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