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Rick Ross On Board 'Best of Summer' Concert In Kingston
Added: 11 May 2012 | Read 338 times

Representatives for Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group have released a statement about inaccurate reports surrounding the roster’s appearance at the Best of Summer Concert in Kingston, Jamaica.

Reports surfaced that the entire Maybach Music Group roster, including Wale, Meek Mill and Stalley, would perform at the Best of Summer Concert, which takes place on June 22.

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Lil Boosie's Defense Rests Without Calling A Single Witness: Closing Arguments Begin
Added: 11 May 2012 | Read 472 times

The defense rested their case today (May 10), without calling a single witness in the first degree murder trial of Torrence “Lil Boosie” Hatch.

After six days and 27 witnesses, the prosecution called their last witness, Rachel Wagner, Terry Boyd’s sister and the mother of Hatch’s five-year-old daughter.

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Big Sean To Serve As Principal Of Day For Detroit School
Added: 11 May 2012 | Read 400 times

Detroit rapper Big Sean will return to his hometown to serve as principal of the day at Lincoln High School.

This Monday (May 14), Big Sean will serve as principal at Lincoln High as a reward for the students, who increased their attendance by 8.56% as part of the “Get Schooled” campaign.

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Kid Cudi Added To Governors Ball Music Festival
Added: 11 May 2012 | Read 259 times

Rapper Kid Cudi has been added as a headliner of the Governors Ball Music Festival.

Kid Cudi is slated to perform a special closing late night set on Saturday, immediately after Passion Pit performs their headlining set.

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Drake Offers Undiscovered Artist a Chance to Open For Him on His 'Club Paradise Tour'
Added: 10 May 2012 | Read 354 times

After the enormous success that YMCMB recording artist Drake had on the first run of his “Club Paradise Tour” last year, the Toronto native wasted no time putting together a second U.S. legthat recently kicked off in Concord, California.

Drake is now giving undiscovered and up-and-coming artists the opportunity of a lifetime, as they can now compete to open for him on 20 “Club Paradise Tour” dates if they win a currently running contest.

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Ghostface Heads To Australia For Tour This June
Added: 10 May 2012 | Read 240 times

Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah is gearing up for a tour of Australia and New Zealand next month.

While overseas, Ghostface will perform at several festivals, in addition to spot dates in the countries.

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Big K.R.I.T. Taking Def Jam Debut, Live From the Underground, On the Road With Special Guests
Added: 10 May 2012 | Read 451 times

Def Jam recording artist Big K.R.I.T. has announced cities and dates for his upcoming “Live From the Underground Tour,” which he will embark on in support of his major label debut of the same name.

On July 11, one month after K.R.I.T.’s Live From the Underground is released, the Mississippi native will hit the road and kick off his tour, with special guests who have yet to be named, in Detroit, Michigan.

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Camron & Vado Announce New Album Title & Release Date
Added: 10 May 2012 | Read 729 times

Harlem rappers Cam’ron and Vado have announced that they will release a new album titled More Gunz, Less Butta this June.

The album is the follow-up to their debut project Gunz N’ Butta.

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Eminem Delays Movie 'Southpaw' To Work On Music
Added: 09 May 2012 | Read 378 times

A highly anticipated acting role featuring rapper Eminem has been delayed, so the rapper can work on new music.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Eminem has delayed plans to start filming the movie “Southpaw,” said that he could get into the recording studio.

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G. Dep Gets 15 Years For Murder
Added: 09 May 2012 | Read 337 times

Former Bad Boy G. Dep was sentenced to 15 years in jail for a 1993 shooting that he confessed to in order to clear his conscience.
He’d later find that the victim of the shooting died after confessing to police in Harlem in 2010.

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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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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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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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