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Ray J Mocks Kanye West's Paparazzi Altercation
Added: 01 August 2013 | Read 1050 times

While Kanye West may have his gripes with the paparazzi, R&B crooner Ray J seemed quite welcoming of a TMZ photographer in a video posted on the celebrity gossip site this week. The “I Hit It First” singer even went on to mock Kanye and the Yeezus rapper’s now-notorious confrontation with a paparazzo at LAX.

In the video, Ray J is approached while exiting Tru Hollywood nightclub and proceeds to engage in a spiel about higher education.

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Rick Ross Still 'Rocking' With Reebok
Added: 31 July 2013 | Read 791 times

Maybach Music Group founder Rick Ross found himself swimming in controversy this year following the release of Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O.,” a record which featured a notoriously controversial lyric from Ross. Following the backlash surrounding the rapper’s lyrical addition to “U.O.E.N.O.,” he was subsequently dropped from his endorsement deal with Reebok.

Despite Ross’ brash ending with Reebok, he went on to reveal that he still has “love” for the brand during an interview with The L.A. Leakers. The God Forgives, I Don’t rapper also made reference to a possible “announcement” he says will be made at the appropriate time.

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J. Cole & Wale Headed Out On 'What Dreams May Come'Tour
Added: 30 July 2013 | Read 457 times

DMX has filed for bankruptcy as his financial woes have climaxed.

The rapper, Earl Simmons, has long had money issues, but days after he was arrested for a suspected DUI, he made the filing.

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Nicki Minaj Dimisses DJ Khaled's Proposal As 'Not Serious'
Added: 30 July 2013 | Read 919 times

Nicki Minaj has finally addressed DJ Khaled's public proposal video, which he released last week. "[DJ] Khaled was not serious with that damn proposal," she said Monday (July 29).

“I was shocked just like the rest of the world and I was cracking up laughing with the rest of the world ’cause Khaled is a master at what he does,” Minaj told Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex.

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DJ Khaled Explains His Desire To Marry Nicki Minaj
Added: 28 July 2013 | Read 1621 times

Many walked away from DJ Khaled's proposal to Nicki Minaj scratching their heads. A lot of people thought Khaled's proposal to Nicki was either a publicity stunt or a joke. According to Khaled, he's dead serious and took to the radio Saturday to set the record straight.

Linking up with Power 106’s DJ Fellie Fel via phone, Khaled re-affirmed his love for Nicki and made sure to tell everyone that it's no joke.

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring
Added: 26 July 2013 | Read 3560 times

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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Frank Ocean Calls Chris Brown's Music 'Sloppy' On 'Versace' Record
Added: 26 July 2013 | Read 733 times

Just when it appeared that the feud between crooners Frank Ocean and Chris Brown had begun to simmer, the beef between the pair has been reawakened thanks to the release of the lyric sheet to Ocean’s upcoming record, “Versace.”

The Channel Orange singer doesn’t call out Brown by name on “Versace,” but he does refer to this year’s Grammy incident in which Brown did not stand up (although he did applaud) when Ocean was awarded the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album, a category Brown also received a nomination for.

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Timbaland Says He & Jay-Z 'Adopted' Drake
Added: 25 July 2013 | Read 1086 times

Following the death of Brooklyn-born singer Aaliyah, a number of posthumous records were released following the songstress’ untimely passing, and in the past year a handful of artists including Drake and Chris Brown have gone on to release records featuring the late singer.

But according to Virginia producer Timbaland, who worked closely with Aaliyah before her passing, the posthumous collaborations featuring the singer will never work because he didn’t create them.

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Same Damn Time: Future Fighting Two Child Support Cases
Added: 23 July 2013 | Read 1054 times

Future is about to embark on a type of multitasking no man should wish on his worst enemy. A month after Future admitted to being the father of Brittini Mealy’s child and requested to set up child support payments, Mealy is back for more.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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