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Floyd Mayweather Released From Prison
Added: 03 August 2012 | Read 767 times

Rapper 50 Cent was on hand to greet boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., who was released from prison earlier this morning (August 3).

Floyd Mayweather was released from the Clark County detention Center in Las Vegas, after serving two months of a three-month sentence.

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Lil Wayne Says He's Putting Rap On The Backburner For Skateboarding
Added: 02 August 2012 | Read 829 times

Lil Wayne is taking his love of skateboarding one step further. During an interview with DJ Drama, Weezy explained that he's putting Rap on the backburner so that he can entertain his love of skating, justifying his decision by stating that his fans "deserve some peace from me."

“I picked up the skateboard and I thought it would be a hobby, but it’s a lifestyle. You have to be fully committed. In order to be fully committed, you have to live that lifestyle. What these young kids say right now, you have to be about that life. I guess I’m about that life," he said. “It’s kinda of putting rap on the backburner, that’s all. Rap is a taking backseat to skating. That’s alright. But I kind of feel I deserve that. … I think fans deserve some peace from me."

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Eminem Has Started Working On New LP, Praises 50 Cent & Slaughterhouse
Added: 02 August 2012 | Read 893 times

As the head of Shady Records, Eminem has had to do more than just rap. His work has allowed him to include himself in one of the year's most anticipated projects, Slaughterhouse's Shady Records debut, welcome to: Our House, due August 28. This won't be the first time Em sees himself working extensively with other emcees behind the scenes. One of his most successful endeavors in that regard lies with 50 Cent.

Recently, Slim spoke on 50, Slaughter and how he's managed to begin working on his new solo album while trying to balance it all.

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Wiz Khalifa Delays 'O.N.I.F.C.' To September
Added: 01 August 2012 | Read 623 times

Wiz Khalifa has delayed his upcoming sophomore album O.N.I.F.C. (Only Nigga In First Class) to the fall. During an interview with Fuse, the Taylor Gang leader revealed that the LP, originally slated to release on August 28th, is now set for September 18th. "We moved it to September 18th," confirmed Wiz.

O.N.I.F.C., which features production from Jim Jonsin, Pop Wansel, Pharrell Williams, Sledgren, Cardo, E. Dan and Germ, has already spawned the single "Work Hard, Play Hard," produced by Benny Blanco.

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Lupe Fiasco Feeds Hundreds Of People In Chicago, Illinois
Added: 01 August 2012 | Read 571 times

Lupe Fiasco has been on a media tour for his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, but he took some time out to help feed hundreds of people in his native Chicago, Illinois. According to WBEZ, the Atlantic Records recording artist plans to feed 100 people a day during Ramadan.

Yesterday (July 31st), he provided locals with vegan food from Soul Vegan Food. Englewood residents lined up for vegan ribs, macaroni and greens at the Payless Grocery on 69th and Ashland.

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Jay-Z Taps Nas, Kanye West, Too Short And More For 'NBA 2K13' Soundtrack
Added: 01 August 2012 | Read 605 times

Following yesterday’s announcement that Jay-Z would be executive producing 2K Sports’ “NBA 2k13″ video game, fan interest regarding the mogul’s involvement with the game was high. Today (July 31), it was revealed that, in addition to putting the game’s soundtrack together, Jay would be working directly with developers on off-court aspects of the game, including menus, intro/outro videos, and much more.

In addition to two tracks from his own illustrious career – “Public Service Announcement” and “On to the Next One” – Jay-Z also snagged records from the likes of Hip-Hop icons Too Short (“Blow the Whistle”), Eric B. and Rakim (“I Ain’t No Joke), Nas (“The World Is Yours”), Mobb Deep  (“Shook One’s Pt. II), and Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music ensemble (“Mercy”).

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Nicki Minaj Accused Of Bailing On $30K Appearance
Added: 01 August 2012 | Read 384 times

The owner of a Dallas nightclub is speaking out against Nicki Minaj, after the superstar rapper allegedly bailed on an after party.

According to CW Channel 33, Nicki was slated to appear at Zouk nightclub following her appearance at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie.

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Snoop Lion 'I Want To Bury Snoop Dogg'
Added: 01 August 2012 | Read 875 times

Snoop Dogg is going through some major changes in his music and personal life and the metamorphosis manifests itself in a new reggae album, Reincarnated.

Snoop spoke to a small group of journalists at Miss Lily’s, a popular Caribbean restaurant in New York and explained his new-found attitude.

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Bad Boy's French Montana And Machine Gun Kelly Reveal Features For Upcoming Debut Albums
Added: 31 July 2012 | Read 879 times

Bad Boy recording artists French Montana and Machine Gun Kelly (MGK), who are both at work on their upcoming debut albums, Excuse My French and Lace Up respectively, have revealed a few upcoming features on their respective releases set for later this year.

“You got The Weeknd, you got Max B, you got Coke Boys, you got Kanye, Big Sean, you got Wiz Khalifa,” French told Puna.NL during a recent trip to Amsterdam to perform at the Appelsap Music Festival.

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Pitbull Re-Ups With Bud Light In Major Deal
Added: 31 July 2012 | Read 861 times

Pitbull has re-upped his deal with Bud Light that will see the Miami rapper featured in a major advertising campaign, which will include a video with singer Shakira.

Bud Light and VEVO will sponsor Pitbull’s new video “Get It Started” featuring Shakira, from his upcoming album Global Warming, which is due in stores this fall.

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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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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.

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Young Jeezy Addresses Rick Ross Dis Speculation

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Lil Kim Fires Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Song

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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.

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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

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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

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Swizz Beatz Dicusses DMX's Struggles, Jay-Z Beef

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"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.

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