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Plies Off The Hook In 2006 Club Shooting Case
Added: 05 April 2012 | Read 263 times

Plies is off the hook in a club shooting that took place at one of his concerts in 2006.

According to The Gainesville Sun, a judge overturned a jury's verdict that made Plies liable for a shooting that occurred at 238 West on West University Avenue in Gainesville, Florida. He was initially arrested after the shooting and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, to which he pleaded no contest.

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Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa's Mac and Devin Go To High School Acquired By Anchor Bay
Added: 05 April 2012 | Read 638 times

THR reports that Anchor Bay Entertainment has acquired the rights to release Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa’s collaborative movie, Mac and Devin Go To High School, which both artists will support on their respective tours.

The Hip-Hop comedy, directed by Dylan Brown, stars Wiz Khalifa as an “academic overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech because he realizes he has little life experience.”

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Young Jeezy Concert Shot Up In Toronto
Added: 05 April 2012 | Read 611 times

A concert in Toronto featuring Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy ended early, after gunshots were fired inside the venue.

Young Jeezy took to the stage at Toronto’s Sound Academy, last night (April 4).

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Curren$y Set To Release 'The Stoned Immaculate Album'
Added: 04 April 2012 | Read 548 times

New Orleans’ “Jet Life” ambassador Curren$y is releasing his newest project The Stoned Immaculate via Warner Bros. Records June 5.

The Stoned Immaculate boasts the lead single track “What it Look Like” featuring Wale, which has an accompanying video that will premiere on MTV2’s Sucker Free on April 8.

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Rick Ross Says He Was Inspired By Martin Scorsese For God Forgives, I Don't
Added: 04 April 2012 | Read 493 times

Rick Ross is currently prepping the release of his upcoming album God Forgives, I Don't, set for release this summer on Def Jam.

During an interview with LeBlackEtLaPlume.com, Ricky Rozay said that he approached the project like director Martin Scorsese would a film, and confirmed that Jay-Z and Dr. Dre will officially be on the project.

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Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre Discuss 'The Recipe' Reveal Scrapped Song Title
Added: 03 April 2012 | Read 347 times

Earlier this morning, Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre spoke with Power 106 LA’s Big Boy to discuss the new single “The Recipe.”

Before debuting the track, K. Dot and Dre revealed that the previous title for the song was “Women, Weed & Weather,” inspired by the three necessities of a West Coast lifestyle.

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Young Buck Says He Would Rejoin G-Unit
Added: 03 April 2012 | Read 892 times

Young Buck and G-Unit have clashed over the past few years, ever since Buck began publicly feuding with group leader 50 Cent.

But even after all of the diss tracks and bad blood, Buck says that he wouldn’t mind rejoining the squad.

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DMX Announces New 'Undisputed' Album Release Date
Added: 02 April 2012 | Read 498 times

After several delays, DMX is finally ready to unleash his 7th studio album “Undisputed”. The new release date has been revealed to be June 26th.

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Drake Responds To 'Marvin's Room' Lawsuit
Added: 02 April 2012 | Read 433 times

Earlier this year, Drake came under fire from singer Ericka Lee, who claims the YMCMB rapper failed to pay her for her contributions to his hit song "Marvin's Room."

Now, Drake opens up about the legal situation and his feelings for Lee.

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Lil Boosie Avoids Death Penalty Anonymous Jury Selected For Trial
Added: 02 April 2012 | Read 645 times

The trial of rapper Lil Boosie will start on April 30 and the controversy has already started.

Prosecutors have announced that they will use an anonymous jury for the first-degree murder trial of Lil Boosie.

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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.

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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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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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