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Police Shut Down Kendrick Lamar Show In Los Angeles
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 589 times

Kendrick Lamar's secret show in Los Angeles didn't go quite as planned.

Aceshowbizreports that the rapper's "secret" free show, which took place at the Staples Center, home to the Los Angeles Lakers, was cut short by police.

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Curren$y, Jet Life Crew Planning New York City Release Party For 'Jet World Order 2'
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 417 times

Rapper Curren$y and his Jet Life crew will celebrate the release of Jet World Order 2 with a highly anticipated release party/performance in New York.

On Tuesday (November 20), the same day Jet World Order 2 lands in stores, Curren$y and company will be performing at the Highline Ballroom.

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50 Cent Aiming To Bringing 'Best Fights To Audiences' Across The Nation
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 407 times

Business mogul 50 Cent recently revealed plans for his latest venture, SMS Promotions, a new boxing company that has officially been granted a promoters license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Earlier in the year, SMS Promotions was also granted a license in New York, paving the way for 50 Cent’s new company to compete in the boxing arena on a major level.

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Game - Jesus Piece (Album Tracklist)
Added: 17 November 2012 | Read 823 times

Game is all set to drop his latest studio album “Jesus Piece” on December 11th. Here is a look at the feature heavy tracklist which contains appearances by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, J.Cole, Pusha T, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Common, Fabolous and much more.

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New Tell-All Book 'JumpOff' Exposes Rappers, Actors
Added: 17 November 2012 | Read 819 times

A number of rappers and athletes private secrets will be shared in an upcoming book titled “JumpOff,” written by rapper/author Jara Everett.

Everett, who is self-publishing “JumpOff,” details her life stories since the age of 15, throughout adulthood.

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Kanye West, Alicia Keys To Perform At Hurricane Sandy Benefit
Added: 15 November 2012 | Read 392 times

Kanye West and Alicia Keys have been tapped to perform at the "12.12.12" concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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Robert De Niro Reportedly Confronts Jay-Z For Not Returning His Numerous Phone Calls
Added: 15 November 2012 | Read 605 times

According to the New York Post’s Page Six column, things allegedly got pretty heated between Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z and actor Robert De Niro during a birthday celebration for Leonardo DiCaprio.

The confrontation between the two stemmed from various phone calls De Niro made to Jay-Z that went unanswered. The actor was hoping to discuss a song Jay-Z was to record for the annual Tribeca Film Festival.

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Snoop Lion Creates 'Mind Gardens' Project To Feed To Provide Fruit and Vegetables To Jamaican Children
Added: 13 November 2012 | Read 517 times

Rapper Snoop Lion has partnered with Reed’s Ginger Brew and Causes.com to create “The Minds Garden Project” in Jamaica, which will help feed children in the country.

Snoop and John Paul Dejoria of Paul Mitchell and Patron Spirits have created “The Minds Garden Project,” which will provide residents with the tools and resources needed to grow their own food, including fruits and vegetables.

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Big Boi Preps 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors' Discusses New Video With Kelly Rowland
Added: 13 November 2012 | Read 483 times

Outkast member Big Boi is preparing to release his sophomore solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.

Big Boi a.k.a. Sir Lucious Left Foot, recently released the single for the track “Mama Told Me,” featuring Kelly Rowland.

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Game Drops Visuals For 'Cough Up A Lung' Disses Shyne, 40 Glocc
Added: 12 November 2012 | Read 628 times

Compton, California rapper Game shot the visuals for his new single “Cough Up a Lung,” last week in New York.

Over the weekend, Game released the video for the song, which is taken from Game’s “The Offering” series.

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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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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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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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