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French Montana Says Coke Boys Crew Working On Studio Album
Added: 13 August 2013 | Read 800 times

Bad Boy recording artist French Montana dropped his debut studio album Excuse My French album earlier this year, and now the Moroccan born rapper is ready to give his Coke Boys crew a platform to shine on a collaboration album.

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Nas Helps Displaced Unemployed Man Raise Nearly $40k For His Family
Added: 13 August 2013 | Read 380 times
Nas has been known to spit the real on songs, but he’s also changing real lives in Washington D.C.
Stanley Young is a single father of eight kids. He’s also an unemployed contraction worker in D.C.

Nas has helped the man and his family raise funds so that he can move his whole family in a new residence and personal gave $5,000. The rapper spoke on Stanley’s behalf on a site called Crowdtilt.

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Stalley Says Tracks From 'Honest Cowboy' Were To Be On His Next Album
Added: 13 August 2013 | Read 744 times
Massillon, Ohio native Stalley recently released his latest project, Honest Cowboy, a 10-track mixtape fans can hold onto until the release of him MMG debut.

Stalley talked about how tracks from Honest Cowboy were originally slated to be included on his album and said DJ Quik mixed the tape.

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Chris Brown Reportedly Suffers Seizure
Added: 09 August 2013 | Read 843 times

Chris Brown reportedly suffered a seizure today (August 9).

TMZ says that an ambulance was called to Hollywood, California's Record Plant studio at approximately 1 a.m. in response to a call that the singer suffered a seizure.

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Big Sean Spent Over 12 Hours In The Studio With Eminem, Calls New Album 'Classic'
Added: 09 August 2013 | Read 797 times

If Big Sean is feeling the sophomore jinx jitters it is no where evident in his candor recently. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 25 year old rap star called his upcoming album Hall of Fame a “classic.”Z
While he considers Hall Of Fame a classic already he does put his proclamation in some much needed context

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Snoop Lion Selling Virtual Joints For $99.99 And People Are Buying Them
Added: 09 August 2013 | Read 894 times

In today’s edition of People Do The Weirdest Things With Their Money, Snoop Lion’s Snoopify app’s $99.99 virtual joints have been purchased by 15 people.

The Snoopify app allows users to place virtual stickers on photographs and one of the stickers, called “Golden Jay”, is priced at $99.99.

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Jay-Z & Dame Dash Reunite No Seriously
Added: 08 August 2013 | Read 792 times

If you checked Instagram this morning you’ve seen a grainy photo of Jay-Z and Dame Dash that could easily be mistaken for a #TbT pic.

Believe it or not, the photo was taken last night a mutual friend and music executive Chaka Pilgrim birthday party.

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Drake Didn't See Kanye Before He Brought Him Out At OVO Fest
Added: 06 August 2013 | Read 815 times

Drake spoke with Revolt TV following his OVO Fest and explained how the surprise appearance of Kanye West came about.

After attesting their lack of communication to the high competitive nature of Hip Hop, Drake said he did not speak or see Kanye until the Yeezus rapper appeared on the stage to perform “New Slaves” and “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”.

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Yelawolf Says He 'Confronted' Macklemore, Called Him A 'Fan'
Added: 06 August 2013 | Read 1534 times

Yelawolf recently said he confronted Macklemore. This reportedly took place during the Osheaga Music Festival held in Montreal, Canada over the weekend.

The reported confrontation happened after a fan approached him wearing a Macklemore t-shirt, Yelawolf said in an Instagram post. Yela also said that Macklemore is "a fan obviously," and asked his supporters to call it out if they see anyone else wearing the shirt. The Instagram post caption can be seen below, followed by the image.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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