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Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey's Debut Album
Added: 01 November 2012 | Read 537 times

Eminem is slated to executive produce Skylar Grey's upcoming debut album Don't Look Down, due in Spring 2013.

According to a press release, Grey enlists Eminem to sing the hook on the LP's Alex Da Kid-produced first single "C'Mon Let Me ride," which will release on December 11th. The video for the song was already shot in Detroit, Michigan and will be released the same day. On the track, Em reinterpolates the hook from Queen's "Bicycle."

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Hip-Hop Artist Jadakiss Announces Tour Of Canada
Added: 01 November 2012 | Read 377 times

Yonkers rapper Jadakiss is gearing up for a nationwide tour of Canada that will launch in late November.

The Lox/D-Block member will make 14 stops on the tour, including markets like Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Ottawa during the tour, which will kick off on why.

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Tech N9ne Channels Dark Side on 'Boiling Point EP' In Time for Halloween
Added: 31 October 2012 | Read 867 times

With a statement reading ‘Happy Halloween from Tech N9ne,’ the Strange Music rapper and label leader released his Boiling Point EP today (October 30).

A self-proclaimed exploration of “his dark side,” the seven-track Boiling Point finds Tech N9ne surveying his inner demons with titles such as “Should I Killer” and “Paint On Your Pillowcase.” The visual for “Uralya” conjures images of dark and woodsy, torture scenes:

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Diddy Out Of Hospital & Walking After Car Accident
Added: 29 October 2012 | Read 711 times

After getting into a serious car accident on Wednesday (October 24), Diddy appears to be doing well.

TMZ reports that the rap mogul was seen talking the streets of Los Angeles on Friday (October 26).

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Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Seizure On Private Jet
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1052 times

Rapper Lil Wayne was hospitalized yesterday (October 25), after having suffered from a medical ailment on a plane.

TMZ reports that Lil Wayne’s private jet made an emergency landing in Texas, after the rapper suffered seizure like symptoms.

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Shyne Blasts Diddy Over Failing To Take Care Of Slain Bodyguard's Family
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1046 times

Between attacking Rick Ross' latest mixtape, questioning Drake's credibility and even trashing Kendrick Lamar's debut LP, Shyne has been keeping himself busy taking other artists to task. Now, in an exclusive interview with AHH, the former Bad Boy once again sets his sights on his old boss Diddy.

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Game Defends Kendrick Lamar From Shyne's Comments Against 'good kid, m.A.A.d city'
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1013 times

Game didn't take too kindly to Shyne's comments referring to Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city as "trash." Speaking with MTV News, the Compton, California rapper said that Po's music helped pique his interest in Hip Hop, stating that he's always supported the former Bad Boy rapper through times thick and thin.

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Lil Wayne Says He's Been Researching Barack Obama & Mitt Romney
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 596 times

Lil Wayne might not be able to vote in the upcoming election, but that doesn't mean he's uninterested in politics.

During an interview with MTV News, Weezy said that he's been brushing up on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, stating that while he doesn't support one over the other, he's keeping up with their stances so he knows what to expect when the victor is decided.

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Meek Mill Talks Relationship With Jay-Z, Says He's Paved The Way For Up & Coming Artists From Philadelphia
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 670 times

As an artist both signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and also managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Philly rapper Meek Mill has received feedback on his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, from some of Hip Hop’s most notable artists.

While appearing on MTV’s Rap Fix Live yesterday (October 24), the Philadelphia emcee spoke on his relationship with Jay-Z who he says has never been afraid to tell it like it is when it comes to his input on Dreams & Nightmares.

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Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz Purchasing $12 Million Mansion From Eddie Murphy
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 738 times

Alicia Keys and her husband Hip-Hop producer Swizz Beatz have entered into a contract to purchase Eddie Murphy’s mansion in Englewood, New Jersey.

According to the New York Daily News, the powerful couple entered into deal to buy the house for $12 million, but the closing has been delayed for unknown reasons for a few months.

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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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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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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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