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Timbaland Joins 50 Cent & SMS Audio As Investor Partner
Added: 03 January 2013 | Read 513 times

Timbaland has joined 50 Cent and SMS Audio as an investor partner in the company.

According to Business Wire, Timbo will also serve as a member of the company's board of directors. Additionally, he will have "substantial involvement in the design and audio engineering process for new SMS Audio products."

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Common To Release An EP, Album & Mixtape In 2013
Added: 03 January 2013 | Read 708 times

To promote his upcoming movie Luv, Common stopped by "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and revealed that he's got a busy 2013 in the works.

When asked about his upcoming music projects, the Chi-town native said that he plans to drop an EP to accompany the film by the end of January, followed by his first-ever mixtape in April and then an album in September.

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J. Cole Announces 'Born Sinner' Delay
Added: 03 January 2013 | Read 524 times

J. Cole has announced the delay of his sophomore album Born Sinner, originally slated for release on January 28th.

While on the red carpet for his New Year's Eve performance at Las Vegas, Nevada's Tao, the Roc Nation rapper revealed to PopStopTV that the album won't make the deadline and that fans can expect it later in the year.

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Rapper Jay-Z, The Bullitts Scoring Entire Movie 'The Great Gatsby'
Added: 02 January 2013 | Read 521 times

Hip-Hop star Jay-Z is jumping into the world of movie scoring, for the upcoming film “The Great Gatsby.”

According to producer The Bullitts, he and Jay-Z are working on the score for the film, which was which is based on the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013
Added: 02 January 2013 | Read 2882 times

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Rapper Lil Twist Behind Wheel of Justin Bieber's Car Involved in Pap Death
Added: 02 January 2013 | Read 1670 times

Tragedy struck this morning on the side of the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, when a paparazzo attempting to shoot Justin Bieber’s Ferrari was struck by a car and killed.

Police had pulled over Justin Bieber’s white Ferrari for speeding, according to reports.

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Kanye West's Family 'Shocked' By Kim Kardashian Pregnancy
Added: 02 January 2013 | Read 888 times

Kanye West’s family has come forward to reveal their opinions about the recent news that reality TV star Kim Kardashian is pregnant with the rapper’s first child.

Kanye West’s cousin Tony Williams spoke to Hollyscoop.com and revealed that Kanye broke the news to everyone, the day after Christmas.

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Rick Ross Delays Album Title Announcement
Added: 02 January 2013 | Read 462 times

Fans of rapper Rick Ross will have to wait another week for the title of the his upcoming new album.

Rick Ross was supposed to announce the title of his sixth studio album on January 1, to ring in the New Year.

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Suge Knight, Katt Williams Involved In Massive Brawl At Hollywood Nightclub
Added: 30 December 2012 | Read 880 times

Comedian Katt Williams continues to face troubles, after a brawl broke out between a group of unknown individuals and his manager, Marion “Suge” Knight, outside of a Hollywood nightclub.

Katt Williams and Suge Knight were at Eden club, in Hollywood when a massive brawl broke out.

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Lil Flip Released, Blasts Local Police For Gun Arrest
Added: 28 December 2012 | Read 1489 times

Houston, Texas rapper Lil Flip has been released from a jail in Louisiana, after he was arrested with an assault rifle and a small amount of marijuana.

Lil Flip was arrested on December 26, after police stopped his 2010 Dodge Challenger for driving 86 mph in a 75 mile-per-hour zone.

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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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Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

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

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

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DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

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Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

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Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

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Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

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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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Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

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

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

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Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

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