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Nas To Auction Off Backstage VIP Experience For Charity For New Year's Eve Gig
Added: 19 December 2012 | Read 476 times

Hip-Hop star Nas will give two of his fans the evening of a lifetime, thanks to a new charity auction being hosted by CharityBuzz

Nas has teamed with CharityBuzz.com to auction off the opportunity for a fan and one friend, to hang out with him backstage during his New Year’s Eve show in New York.

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Odd Future Accused Of Beating Fan Onstage
Added: 17 December 2012 | Read 1361 times

Members of rap group Odd Future could be the subject of a lawsuit, after an altercation with a fan during show in San Antonio, Texas.

Members of Odd Future assaulted a 17-year-old named Chassan Rasagi, after he hopped on stage during the group’s performance.

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Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Bases Three Companies In Ireland To Reduce Tax Liability
Added: 14 December 2012 | Read 767 times

Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics has set up shop in Ireland to reduce tax liability through the country's generous corporate tax rate.

According to Irish Examiner, the West Coast veteran has established three separate companies including Beats Electronics Services Ltd and Beats Electronics International Ltd. in Clonakilty, Co Cork. The companies share the same address as O’Mahony Donnelly accountants, who explain how they help international businesses operate in Ireland.

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Pittsburgh Celebrates 'Wiz Khalifa Day' Today
Added: 13 December 2012 | Read 689 times

The city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is celebrating one of their own today (December 12), as today is Wiz Khalifa day in the city.

Yesterday, The Pittsburgh city Council declared today “Wiz Khalifa Day” in honor of the rap stars success.

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T.I. Plays Santa For Children At DMC's Children's Hospital
Added: 13 December 2012 | Read 473 times

Atlanta rap star T.I. made an appearance at the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center in Detroit, Michigan, where he spread some holiday cheer for children.

The rapper teamed with Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh and 107.5 personality Big Greg, as part of 107.5 FM’s Hot Toy Box initiative to provide toys and goods for families and patients in the hospital.

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Rick Ross Renews With Diddy's Ciroc Vodka
Added: 13 December 2012 | Read 752 times

Miami Hip-Hop star Rick Ross will close the year on a high note, with a new business deal with Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Ciroc Vodka.

Rick Ross has renewed his deal with Ciroc, which will see the rapper continue his role as an ambassador for the brand.

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Rick Ross Confirms That Maybach Music Group Is Moving To Atlantic Records
Added: 12 December 2012 | Read 686 times

Following chatter of Rick Ross Maybach Music Group possibly moving to Atlantic Records, the label news was confirmed earlier today (December 11) when the full video footage of Ross’ interview with Miami’s 99 Jamz hit the internet.

The MMG head honcho seemed quite confident in his announcement made on-air and even referred to the label change as being “the biggest move of the year.”

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Eminem To Headline Festivals In Reading & Leeds, England
Added: 12 December 2012 | Read 440 times

Eminem has been tapped to headline a pair of 2013 summer festivals in Reading and Leeds, England. According to Billboard, Marshall will hold top billing at Reading Festival 2013 and Leeds Festival, both taking place over the weekend of August 23-25. Rumored headliners for the two additional spots include Black Sabbath, Blur, Arctic Monkeys and Green Day.

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Dr. Dre Praises Game's Jesus Piece Album
Added: 10 December 2012 | Read 987 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 468 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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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

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Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

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Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

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