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Eminem Headlines New Festival 'Glasgow Summer Sessions'
Added: 28 January 2013 | Read 514 times

Detroit rap star Eminem will head overseas this summer, to headline a new music festival being held in The United Kingdom.

Eminem will headline the Glasgow Summer Sessions, a new, 10-day festival taking place this August.

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Rapper Rick Ross Targeted In Drive-By Shooting
Added: 28 January 2013 | Read 683 times

Rick Ross escaped with his life earlier today, after drive-by shooting targeting the rapper took place early this morning.

Fort Lauderdale police have confirmed that multiple shots were fired at a Rolls-Royce the rapper was inside of with a female companion, early this morning.

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Wu-Tang Clan, Jurassic 5, 2 Chainz & Others Among Coachella 2013 Acts
Added: 26 January 2013 | Read 404 times

Hip Hop made a huge splash at Coachella last year with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's Tupac hologram-aided performance being the talk of the weekend.

In 2013, Hip Hop will again ahve a big presence at the music festival.

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Kendrick Lamar, Scarface, Mobb Deep Tapped For 2013 Paid Dues Festival
Added: 24 January 2013 | Read 419 times

Top Dog Entertainment’s Black Hippy collective has been tapped to headline the 2013 Paid Dues Festival, organizers have announced.

Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, ABSoul and Jay Rock will headline the 2013 Paid Dues Festival, which will feature three stages and exclusive live performances from dozens of Hip-Hop acts.

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Meek Mill Announces Tour Of Canada, Launches New App
Added: 24 January 2013 | Read 661 times

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill has put his legal issues aside and has been cleared for an upcoming tour of Canada.

Representatives for the rapper confirmed that Meek will be hitting the road for his first headlining tour of Canada starting on February 20.

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Mobb Deep's Havoc Announces New Album '13' Drops New Track With Royce Da 5'9
Added: 24 January 2013 | Read 607 times

Queens Hip-Hop star/ Mobb Deep founding member Havoc has announced a new album titled 13.

The album is being billed as the follow-up to Havoc’s 2007 full-length album, The Kush.

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Trinidad Jame$ Discusses First Headlining Tour; Dates Revealed
Added: 23 January 2013 | Read 544 times

Atlanta, Georgia native Trinidad Jame$ has announced his first ever headlining tour, which will kick off in February, in Cleveland Ohio.

Trinidad Jame$ will launch his “Don’t Be S.A.F.E” tour at Peabody’s on February 20, before winding down the 11-date outing in Boston Massachusetts, at The Middle East.

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Lupe Fiasco Removed From Inaugural Performance After Anti-Obama Rant
Added: 22 January 2013 | Read 638 times

Last night (January 20), Lupe Fiasco was removed from the stage at Sunday’s StartUp RockOn concert at the Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C., as part of the weekend’s inaugural festivities.

In an anti-Obama performance, Lupe Fiasco performed his 2011 track “Words I Never Said,” in what has been described was a 30 min rant.

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Game's Manager Says He Working On A G-Unit Reunion
Added: 22 January 2013 | Read 659 times

Despite rumors of a possible reunion, it's been nearly a decade since fans last saw 50 Cent and Game share a mic. Now, in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Game's manager says that he working to get the G-Unit team back together.

Dontay "Taydoe" Kidd revealed to Lee Hawkins that he has been working with Game and 50 Cent in an attempt to reunite the Compton emcee with his former G-Unit partners. Kidd said that while nothing is finalized yet, he believes that Game and Fif see the business sense in agreeing to a reunion.

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Common Says G.O.O.D. Music's 'Cruel Winter' Will Not Be Released, Reveals Solo Album Producers
Added: 22 January 2013 | Read 878 times

Members of the G.O.O.D. Music family including Q-Tip, Pusha T and Big Sean have all spoken on the crew's Cruel Winter album, which serves as the follow up to last year's Cruel Summer. But during an interview with Vulture, Common said that the compilation would not see the light of day and that its existence was more of a "rumor."

"Oh, yeah, nah, nah. I don't think that's happening," he said. "It was more of a rumor — cats been creating, but everybody's been doing their solo album. So that's what that is."

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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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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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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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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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