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Lil Jon Planning to Release Album this Year Explains Role as DJ
Added: 11 April 2012 | Read 320 times

Atlanta’s King of Crunk, Lil’ Jon, recently spoke about his upcoming plans for the next year, as well as his newfound role as a DJ.

Having recently taken the stage with some of electronic and dance music’s most well known artists at this year’s Ultra Music Festival, Lil’ Jon explained his feelings on house music and the electronic dance festivals.

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Rick Ross Guyana Concert Canceled Over Rapper's Seizures
Added: 11 April 2012 | Read 646 times

Promoters in Guyana have issued a statement regarding a canceled show featuring Rick Ross that was supposed to take place on April 9.

The Miami rapper was supposed to hit the stage at the Easter Fest Rozay at Guyana National Stadium, but the show was abruptly canceled.

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Havoc Denies Audio Recording Dissing Prodigy Was Of Him
Added: 11 April 2012 | Read 506 times

Shortly after Power 105's The Breakfast Club released an audio clip of Havoc allegedly dissing Prodigy, the Mobb Deep member has denied that it was his voice.

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Timbaland Says Missy Elliott's Album Is Finished, Hopes To Record Full-Length LP With Jay-Z
Added: 11 April 2012 | Read 360 times

It's been over five years since Missy Elliott last released an album (2005's The Cookbook), but Timbaland assures that her upcoming seventh LP is in the can.

During an extensive interview with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, Tim explained that Missy had to get back in a mindset to be in artist mode and that it won’t be difficult for her to reclaim her relevance.

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Beanie Faces Jail Over Taxes This Thursday
Added: 10 April 2012 | Read 278 times

Beanie Siegel’s comeback could be derailed by a prison sentence later this week.

The Philadelphia rapper is scheduled to be sentenced to prison on Thursday (April 12), for failing to report income to the federal government.

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Lupe Fiasco Confirms Completion Of 'Food & Liquor 2 Great American Rap Album Pt. 1'
Added: 09 April 2012 | Read 450 times

Lupe Fiasco has revealed that he has completed recording his new album Food & Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 and is previewing the project for his label Atlantic Records in New York City, New York.

Announcing the news on Twitter, Lu revealed that the LP is "in NYC" and that he's having the "1st Label Listening Session" for the follow up to Lasers.

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Big Sean Talks 'Mercy' New Mixtape 'F.F.O.E.' and G.O.O.D. Music Album
Added: 09 April 2012 | Read 406 times

Over the weekend, Big Sean stopped by Power 106′s “New @ 2″ with Yesi Ortiz and Justin Credible and talked about a whole host of topics, including how his verse from the recently released G.O.O.D. Music track “Mercy” came together and how his future plans include a new mixtape and album.

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Gucci Mane Announces 'Im Up' Mixtape
Added: 09 April 2012 | Read 363 times

Gucci Mane plans to unleash another mixtape.

Gucci Mane has announced the release of a new mixtape titled I'm Up, releasing Memorial Day weekend.

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Young Buck's Music To Be Auctioned Off Next Month
Added: 08 April 2012 | Read 436 times

Nashville, Tennessee rapper Young Buck will lose the rights to his back catalogue this May, as part of his bankruptcy liquidation.

Young Buck’s intellectual-property will be put up for sale on May 14, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Nas Helps Def Jam Roll Out Plans for a Springtime Takeover
Added: 06 April 2012 | Read 494 times

Def Jam Recordings held an industry-wide conference call this evening (April 5) to announce their upcoming lineup of spring music releases.

Rapper Nas called in for the conference that linked more than 400 journalists, bloggers, DJs, and radio program directors with news from some of the label’s artist roster.

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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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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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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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