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DMX Heads Overseas For 'Undisputed Comeback' Tour
Added: 22 March 2012 | Read 355 times

Rap star DMX’s come back plans are on track, as the rap star has announced a series of dates in Germany and Switzerland.

The Yonkers, New York rapper is launching the first leg of his “DMX Undisputed Comeback Tour 2012,” which will run through Germany.

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Young Vito Formally Charged with Murder of Slim Dunkin
Added: 22 March 2012 | Read 588 times

Vinson Hardimon, also known by the alias “Young Vito,” was indicted and charged with murder over the shooting death of rapper Slim Dunkin.

Vito was formerly charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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50 Cent Announces Album Release Date
Added: 20 March 2012 | Read 731 times

50 Cent has announced the release date for his untitled fifth solo album.

Breaking the news on Twitter, Fif revealed that the oft-delayed LP is scheduled to drop on July 2nd. "My album is coming out july 2. I got some heat trust me I'm ready," he wrote. "My birthdays july 6 so that's a cool date for ME. Its gonna be july2 album, july4 independence day, then july6 my birthday."

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B.o.B. Reveals Cover Art For 'Strange Clouds' Album Preview New Single 'Where Are You'
Added: 20 March 2012 | Read 328 times

After performing at the Warner Sound showcase last week at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, Grand Hustle and Atlantic recording artist B.o.B. has officially unveiled the cover art for his sophomore studio album, Strange Clouds.

The album, which will be released on May 1, has confirmed features from T.I., Andre 3000, Nelly, Lil Wayne, and even Taylor Swift, with production coming from Jim Jonsin, Dr. Luke, A.D., Salaam Remi, and others.

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Tyga Concert Ends In Gunfire, Rapper Honey Cocaine Shot
Added: 20 March 2012 | Read 859 times

Tyga’s performance last night at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska ended in gunfire, with rapstress Honey Cocaine getting shot in the process.

The concert, which was part of the “Careless World” tour, ended with an argument with audience members, who threw garbage on stage. After Tyga retreated to his bus, gunshots were fired at the vehicle as it sped off.

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Yo Gotti Announces Road To Riches Tour
Added: 19 March 2012 | Read 286 times

Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti has announced a nationwide tour that will kick off this May.

The rapper is launching the “Road to Riches Tour,” which will roll through 30 different cities, with more dates to be announced.

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Big Sean, Brandy, Terrence J & Rocsi Join Get Schooled Campaign
Added: 19 March 2012 | Read 389 times

Big Sean has joined The Get Schooled Foundation’s “Wake Up” campaign, to encourage students to attend school.

The Detroit rapper joins celebrities Victoria Justice, Brandy, Sean Paul and “106 & Park’s” Terrence J. and Rocsi, for this year’s campaign.

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Nicki Minaj Reveals Tracklisting For 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' Hits Stores April 3
Added: 18 March 2012 | Read 641 times

Young Money’s Nicki Minaj recently revealed the tracklisting for her sophomore studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, which is scheduled to hit stores on April 3.

Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded features 17 tracks while the deluxe edition will contain 22. Young Money founder Lil Wayne is featured on the album twice, while Drake, despite having crafted several certified hits with Nicki in the past, appears only on the highly-anticipated track “Champion” alongside Nas and Young Jeezy.

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Questlove Talks Jay-Z Advice and the Supergroup with Amy Winehouse That Never Happened
Added: 18 March 2012 | Read 290 times

Many artists who achieve success on the level of fame, money, and chart-topping albums agree that the urge to stray from what brought them to the table can be a challenge.

However, Questlove credits his former Def Jam boss, Jay-Z, for keeping him and his group, The Roots, musically and artistically intact.

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Lil Wayne Hits SXSW With New Clothing line Trukfit
Added: 17 March 2012 | Read 586 times

Rapper Lil’ Wayne hit the stage last night (March 15) in Austin, Texas during the annual SXSW music conference.

Lil’ Wayne took the opportunity to introduce pieces from his new clothing line Trukfit.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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