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Jay-Z Names Five Coolest Things About The Brooklyn Nets
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 610 times

After helping to open Barclays Center, new home of the Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z chopped it up with GQ magazine to discuss the five coolest things about the team. The co-owner started out discussing the jerseys, stating, "All-black everything! And the lettering—the typography reminds you of the old subway.

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Wiz Khalifa Will Have A Son, Plans For Second Child & Explains Rap Name
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 857 times

With a baby boy on the way, Wiz Khalifa has some major plans. While he's excited for his new son, he also spoke with Funkmaster Flex about the idea of having a second child. He also took some time to discuss the origin of his Rap name.

"It's a boy," he shared during the interview.

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T.I. Reveals Plans For 'Trouble Man' Sequel
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 554 times

T.I. has revealed plans to release a sequel to his upcoming album Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, releasing on December 18th.

During an interview with Rap-Up, Tip said that he's going to take unused material from Heavy is the Head and arrange it into a new album titled Trouble Man: He Who Wears the Crown.

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Big Sean Launches Foundation To Support Detroit Youth, Kanye West & Common Support
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 422 times

Detroit, Michigan emcee and DXnext alum Big Sean has launched the Sean Anderson Foundation this past week. The G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Records artist's non-profit will focus on improving the lives of youth in his hometown.

At an area show, at Auburn Hills' The Palace, Sean performed a show joined by mentor Kanye West, Common and J. Cole, among others. An announcement regarding the foundation was made during the concert.

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Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna Announces New Album 'Eryth, Wynd & Fyre'
Added: 30 November 2012 | Read 475 times

Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna is working on a new album titled Eryth, Wynd & Fyre, which will be a double CD, representatives for the rapper confirmed.

Cappa's double album will feature production from Stu Bangas, J. Glaze and G Force, while rappers Solomon Childs and Sav Kills check in as guests on the release.

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Dr. Dre Named Forbes Highest-Paid Musician Of 2012
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 846 times

Dr. Dre has been named Forbes' Highest-Paid Musician of 2012.

According to the publication, the West Coast veteran roped in $110 million in pretax earnings largely thanks to his Beats headphone line. “The brands are so aligned, Dre and Beats, it’s just who he is,” says former Def Jam president Kevin Liles. “If you look at the biggest earners, the guys have been doing it for 20 years … what’s happening now is people are really telling their truth.”

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50 Cent Says French Montana Is The 'New Ja Rule'
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 891 times

With a feud brewing between 50 Cent and French Montana, Fif was asked to clarify where their quarrels began. 50 recently spoke to Mister Peter Parker about this, declaring that French Montana is the "new Ja Rule."

"He ran his mouth prematurely," Fif said. "He’s really not ready to compete on any level with me. When I drop a record and it becomes the number one selling record in 12 hours, after you saying that? I think you should be quiet a little bit. I’ll put him completely out of business. Off the block. Out the corner."

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Game Responds To 50 Cent's 'My Life' Diss, Contemplates '300 Bars & Runnin' Sequel
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 995 times

On his new single "My Life," 50 Cent states that Game and Young Buck can "suck a dick." Not one to bite his tongue, Game has responded to the diss, discussing how he's feeling about the bars during an interview with Power 106.

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Wiz Khalifa's Plane Forced To Land After Landing Gear Malfunction
Added: 28 November 2012 | Read 471 times

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and his entourage were forced to charter a private plane, after the commercial airliner they were traveling on suffered from a landing gear malfunction.

Newsday reports that a U.S. Express Airways plane was forced to land in Westchester County, New York Tuesday afternoon (November 27), as he traveled to West Virginia for a show.

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50 Cent Says 'Beef Doesn't Sell Records' Likens Eminem To His Grandparents
Added: 28 November 2012 | Read 642 times

Upon the release of 50 Cent's new single "My Life," featuring Eminem and Adam Levine, the emcee stopped by Carson Daly's show to talk about it. The founder of G-Unit went on to explain how much Eminem has meant to him, comparing his impact to his grandparents' and saying he owes his career to Shady. He also went on to explain why his own up and coming artists ended up on his bad side.

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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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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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