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Dr. Dre Praises Game's Jesus Piece Album
Added: 10 December 2012 | Read 931 times

Game may not have collaborated with Dr. Dre on his upcoming album Jesus Piece, but he's got the Doc's stamp of approval.

Chuck Taylor took to Twitter this weekend to post a screenshot from his phone where the N.W.A. veteran praised the LP.

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Lil Wayne Heading To France This March
Added: 10 December 2012 | Read 451 times

Young Money CEO Lil Wayne will take his act across the ocean this March, during a string of dates slated for France.

Lil Wayne is slated to head overseas beginning on March 10, where he will perform several dates in the country.

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T.I. To Help Homeless Veterans In New 'Give Like A King' Campaign
Added: 10 December 2012 | Read 423 times

Atlanta Hip-Hop star T.I. is launching a new global humanitarian campaign, aimed at supporting homeless veterans.

T.I. will launch the “Give Like A King” campaign this Friday (December 14) in Bankhead, to announce the campaign.

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50 Cent Explains How The Recording Process In Hip Hop Has Changed
Added: 09 December 2012 | Read 684 times

Technology has made collaborations in Hip Hop much easier - but arguably far less organic. In an interview with Complex, 50 Cent spoke on the matter, particularly in reference to earlier song of his, "Wait Until Tonight."

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T.I. Discusses 'Trouble Man' Sequel & Collaborating With Andre 3000
Added: 09 December 2012 | Read 582 times

Though T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head has yet to hit stores, the King of the South is looking ahead to the album's sequel.

Speaking to Wild 94.9, Tip explained why he already had a sequel in mind. "I recorded like one-hundred-and-twenty-seven songs for this project. It led me to the idea that it's going to have to be two projects. It gave me the idea to have a ...title to separate the two, rather than 'Part One' and 'Part Two.'"

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Rapper Rick Ross Issues Statement; Cancels Rest Of Maybach Music Group Tour
Added: 07 December 2012 | Read 739 times

Miami rapper Rick Ross has come forward to clarify recent reports surrounding the cancellation of dates on his Maybach Music Tour.

The Maybach Music Tour, which kicked off on November 2, was originally scheduled to run until December 2.

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Rick Ross Vows To Return To North Carolina
Added: 07 December 2012 | Read 600 times

Rapper Rick Ross has vowed to return to North Carolina to perform live after a pair of concert dates were cancelled.

The dates were put to an abrupt halt, because of fears of gang violence at the venues.

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Jadakiss Is Halfway Done Recording 'Top 5 Dead Or Alive' Reveals The LOX Album Title
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 605 times

Jadakiss is hard at work in the studio, working on a handful of projects including a solo album and a new project from The LOX. During an interview with Montreality, the raspy rapper said that he's halfway finished recording his next studio LP Top 5 Dead or Alive, stating that he's eyeing a first quarter release for the disc.

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Jay-Z Names Five Coolest Things About The Brooklyn Nets
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 607 times

After helping to open Barclays Center, new home of the Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z chopped it up with GQ magazine to discuss the five coolest things about the team. The co-owner started out discussing the jerseys, stating, "All-black everything! And the lettering—the typography reminds you of the old subway.

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Wiz Khalifa Will Have A Son, Plans For Second Child & Explains Rap Name
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 856 times

With a baby boy on the way, Wiz Khalifa has some major plans. While he's excited for his new son, he also spoke with Funkmaster Flex about the idea of having a second child. He also took some time to discuss the origin of his Rap name.

"It's a boy," he shared during the interview.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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