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Birdman Announces Signing DJ Khaled's We The Best Imprint To Cash Money Records
Added: 03 May 2012 | Read 1134 times

Birdman has announced the signing of DJ Khaled's We The Best imprint to Cash Money Records.

During an interview with MTV News on the set of the video for "Take It to the Head," Baby revealed that he has partnered with DJ Khaled to release music from artists under his imprint, which houses Ace Hood and Mavado. The first of the bunch to release music under Cash Money will be Hood.

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Wiz Khalifa Busted For Marijuana Possession
Added: 03 May 2012 | Read 715 times

After receiving a citation for marijuana possession last week, Wiz Khalifa was busted again for having pot on his person, marking the second time in 10 days that he has had a greenery-related run-in with the law.

According to TMZ, Khalifa was ticketed for weed possession after his concert last night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Police discovered 11.39 grams of the stuff during a search of the rapper and his tour bus.

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Nicki Minaj Announces Dates For North American Leg of 'Pink Friday Tour'
Added: 02 May 2012 | Read 265 times

Nicki Minaj is set to embark on her first headlining North American tour this summer in support of her recently-released sophomore studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.

Nicki, who is scheduled to head overseas for a number of dates beginning in June, is back in full-swing as she continues to promote her new album which sold over 250,000 copies in its first sales week. The YMCMB rapper and singer also recently inked a massive endorsement deal with Pepsi.

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Jury Selection Begins In Lil Boosie Trial
Added: 01 May 2012 | Read 505 times

The trial of Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie begins today (April 30) in the rapper’s hometown.

According to The Advocate, 150 local residents will fill out forms to begin the selection process.

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Love & Hip Hop's Olivia Inks Deal With Wonda Music
Added: 01 May 2012 | Read 1075 times

“Love & Hip Hop” star Olivia has announced a new deal with producer Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis.

The former G-Unit singer has signed with Wonda’s newly launched entertainment company Wonda Music.

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Stalley Talks MMG Debut; 'Savage Journey' Impact On Career
Added: 01 May 2012 | Read 300 times

Last week, Stalley hosted the first-date of his tour last week at Club Eve in Miami, Florida in support of his new mixtape “Savage Journey To the American Dream.”

The rapper took the time to discuss his upcoming untitled debut for Rick Ross’ label Maybach Music Group.

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Barack Obama Shouts Out Young Jeezy At White House Correspondents Dinner
Added: 01 May 2012 | Read 576 times

Young Jeezy finally received a well-deserved nod from President Obama at the White House Correspondants Dinner Saturday night.

After being asked what would happen a second term, the president joked to the glee of the audience in attendance.

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Obie Trice Recalls Issues With Interscope, 'Bodying' Eminem On Collaborations
Added: 01 May 2012 | Read 405 times

As the release of his third solo album, Bottoms Up, drew nearer, Obie Trice began hinting at the reasons behind his departure from Shady Records.

In a recent interview with GlobalGrind, the Detroit native spoke a bit more candidly on the matter.

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Waka Flocka Flame Lambasts Tupac Shakur Hologram
Added: 30 April 2012 | Read 546 times

While everyone from Nas to Raekwon praised Dr. Dre's decision to bring a hologram of Tupac Shakur onstage to perform live at Coachella, the move has left some artists with a bad taste in their mouths.

Now, in a recent interview with Vibe, Brick Squad representative Waka Flocka Flame explains why he didn't like the virtual performance.

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Yelawolf Names Producers For 'Love Story,' Speaks On Eminem's Involvement
Added: 30 April 2012 | Read 354 times

Yelawolf recently announced that he’s working on his sophomore album Love Story, tentatively set for release this summer.

During an interview with InkedMag.com, the Shady Records rapper said that the project will heavily feature production from WillPower and Malay, but remained tight-lipped about the guest artists who contribute to the LP.

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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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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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