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Ice Cube Gives Update On 'Last Friday' Talks Future Directorial Projects
Added: 05 March 2012 | Read 811 times

Back in November, rumors stated that Ice Cube would be writing, producing, and possibly directing the final installment in the Friday franchise, tentatively titled Last Friday, and that the first film’s co-star, Chis Tucker, would be returning.

In an interview with Collider, Ice Cube, who is doing press rounds for his role in the upcoming comedy 21 Jump Street, offered a significant update on the highly-anticpiated sequel, including the revelation that he has already begun writing the film.

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Young Buck's Vehicle Shot 11 Times, Woman Injured
Added: 05 March 2012 | Read 489 times

Police in Nashville are seeking suspects who opened fire on Young Buck’s SUV and injured a female passenger in the vehicle.

Nashville police said that a white Chevy Tahoe pulled up alongside of Young Buck’s SUV around 3:30am this morning and fire 11 shots at the vehicle.

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Rick Ross Heads To Europe On 'Rich Forever' Tour
Added: 03 March 2012 | Read 581 times

Chart topping rapper Rick Ross has announced dates for his “Rich Forever” European tour.

Rick Ross will kick off the 14-date tour in Lille, France and will wrap the trek up in April, in Manchester.

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Nas, Steve Stoute To Speak At SXSW
Added: 03 March 2012 | Read 457 times

Hip-Hop star Nas and marketing maven Steve Stoute will take part in this year’s SXSW music and media conference.

On March 16, the pair will take part in the “SXSW Interview: Nas and Steve Stoute,” which is being presented in partnership with Stoute’s brand marketing firm, Translation.

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Cee Lo Reveals Details On 'Loberace' Residency In Las Vegas
Added: 03 March 2012 | Read 429 times

Rapper Cee Lo Green has confirmed a one-of-a-kind residency at Planet Hollywood resort and casino in Las Vegas.

This summer, the genre bending rapper will star in “Cee Lo Green Presents Loberace,” which is being described as a “unique show” designed exclusively for Cee Lo Green and Planet Hollywood.

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Raekwon Reveals U.S. Dates For 'Unexpected Victory' Tour With Freddie Gibbs
Added: 03 March 2012 | Read 600 times

Wu-Tang member and Ice H20 founder Raekwon has just announced dates and cities for the U.S. leg of his “Unexpected Victory” tour.

The tour, which is named after the rapper’s New Year’s Day released mixtape, Unexpected Victory, kicks off at the Gargoyle Club on Wednesday, March 7th in St. Louis, MO and wraps up a month and a half later on April 20th at Ziggy’s in Winston-Salem, MA.

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Jay Electronica Talks Early Beginnings In Music, Defines Authenticity
Added: 01 March 2012 | Read 594 times

For their latest “Excellent Makers” mini-documentary, New Balance recruited New Orleans rapper Jay Electronica who gave fans a little insight into his musical mind. While the “Excellent Makers” video barely surpasses the minute and a half mark Jay still manages to speak on his musical upbringings, what authenticity means to him, and more.

According to the Roc Nation rapper, growing up in his hometown of New Orleans and seeing various parades helped spark his interest in music.

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Hip Hop Album Sales The Week Ending 2/26/2012
Added: 01 March 2012 | Read 878 times

This was the most exciting week to date on the charts this year for the Hip Hop community.

Tyga and Chiddy Bang both debuted in the Top 10 with new major label albums. These are the first two Top 10 debut appearances for 2012 Rap releases.

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Man Killed At Rick Ross Miami Gardens Home Identified
Added: 01 March 2012 | Read 904 times

Police have positively identified a man who was killed outside of Rick Ross’ Miami Gardens home this morning.

According to reports, Gregory Paul Nesbitt, 39, was the man killed.

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Trae the Truth Signs with T.I.'s Grand Hustle Imprint
Added: 01 March 2012 | Read 725 times

Self-proclaimed “King of the Streets” Trae the Truth is teaming up with the “King of the South,” T.I.

Trae announced via MTV’s Rap Fix Live that he was signing with the Atlanta based Grand Hustle imprint.

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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.”

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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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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

50 Cent has addressed the opening pitch he made at the New York Mets game.

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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.

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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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