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Police Investigate Murder During French Montana Show
Added: 25 December 2011 | Read 566 times

Police in Northern New Jersey are investigating the stabbing death of a man who was killed during a show featuring rapper French Montana.

Over 450 were gathered for a pre-Christmas bashing Friday (December 23) at The Mirage Banquet Hall in Edison, that was promoted by Hot 97′s DJ Wallah and featured French Montana as a surprise performer.

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Drake, The Roots and Cee Lo Booked to Perform for Carson Daly's New Years Celebration
Added: 24 December 2011 | Read 282 times

Carson Daly’s New Years Eve celebration has tapped Drake, The Roots and Cee Lo Green to hit the stage in Times Square to ring in 2012.

The celebration, which will also feature the likes of Tony Bennett, Jessie J. and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor J.B. Smoove, will compete with several other networks, though few have the Hip-Hop line up the former MTV TRL host boasts.

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Rapper Young Vito Named As Suspect In Slim Dunkin's Murder
Added: 23 December 2011 | Read 795 times

Police are looking for Young Vito, who they say is "in danger."

Police have determined that rapper Young Vito is a suspect in the murder of Brick Squad affiliate Slim Dunkin, which occurred last week.

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Shawty Lo Hospitalized For Diabetes, In Stable Condition
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 279 times

Shawty Lo was hospitalized yesterday following an issue related to his diabetes.

In a statement released to RapFix, the rapper's manager confirmed that he sought care for his disease and that he is currently on the mend.

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Fabolous Talks Features, Production On There Is No Competition 3
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 521 times

s fans wait for Fabolous' Loso's Way 2, the rapper has some news about his There Is No Competition 3 mixtape, which will have to tide fans over in the meantime.

In an interview with RealTalkNY.net, Fab spoke on the mixtape in depth.

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50 Cent To Appear On The X Factor Alongside Stevie Wonder & Justin Bieber
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 359 times

50 Cent is scheduled to appear on FOX's The X Factor tonight (Dec. 22).

The G-Unit honcho will grace the stage alongside fellow performers Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder and Leona Lewis. The results show will be the finale for the season.

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Slim Dunkin Funeral Set For Friday
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 1103 times

Rapper Slim Dunkin will be late to rest just before the Christmas holiday weekend begins.

Slim’s funeral is slated to take place tomorrow (December 16) at Berean Christian Church in Atlanta.

Slim, born Mario Hamilton, was shot and killed last Friday (December 14) in an Atlanta recording studio.

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Police Determine Rapper Slim Dunkin Killed Over Candy
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 1086 times

According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, Mario Hamilton, known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin, was shot over a small piece of candy last Friday at a recording studio in Southeast Atlanta.

Yesterday, Detective David Quinn of the Atlanta Police Department walked reporters through the crime scene, as he explained exactly what he believes occurred on the night of the murder.

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Drake Goes Platinum; Snoop and Wiz Collaboration Debuts In Top 50
Added: 21 December 2011 | Read 696 times

Drake’s second studio album, Take Care (YM/CM/Universal), has officially been certified platinum.

This week the Take Care dropped one spot from #7 to the #8 spot after selling 75,774 units in the album’s fifth week. However, due to the holiday season, Drake actually saw a 5% increase in album sales compared to last week. Haters gon’ hate but YMCMB is having one hell of a year!

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Common Responds To Drake's Reaction To Sweet
Added: 20 December 2011 | Read 564 times

fter Common took subliminal shots at soft rappers on “Sweet,” Drake announced at a concert that if anyone had a problem with him, they should say it to his face.

During an interview with 107.5 WGCI’s Tony Sco (via FSD), Com maintained that it wasn’t directed at Drizzy but said that if he felt he was offended, then so be it.

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

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Diggy Simmons Headlines 'Scream Tour: NXG'

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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.”

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

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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.”

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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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Eminem's Recovery finally let go of #1 - to Avenged Sevenfold.

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

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Nicki Minaj rented the Lambo from Hollywood Exotic Car Rental at the cost of $1,750 per day, to include the 2008 luxury vehicle in her video.

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50 Cent Sued Over 2009 Attack Over Oral Sex At Mansion

A woman that was assaulted and beaten at 50 Cent's mansion has filed a lawsuit against the rapper and G–Unit Records.

Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.

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