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Jay-Z, Beyonce Parents Of Blue Ivy Carter
Added: 09 January 2012 | Read 551 times

Rapper/mogul Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce Knowles are the proud parents of a baby girl.

The couple welcomed Blue Ivy Carter at Lenox Hill Hospital early this morning in New York.

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2012 Dodge Charger To Feature Beats By Dre Audio System
Added: 08 January 2012 | Read 717 times

President and CEO of Dodge, Reid Bigland, confirmed by saying, “Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have built their careers on revolutionary and forward thinking decisions that formulate trends in music, popular culture and technology.”

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RZA Goes Pot-Free, Expands Into Film Directing, Retail Headphones & More
Added: 07 January 2012 | Read 670 times

Wu-Tang producer/rapper and actor, RZA, recently appeared on E‘s “Chelsea Lately” show to talk about his many entrepreneurial and creative ventures, including making his debut as a film director this year.

In the opening seconds of the interview, however, show host Chelsea Handler plugged RZA’s line of headphones – called “Chambers” – and also prodded him about smoking weed.

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Lil Flip Releasing New Album Via Arkansas Label
Added: 07 January 2012 | Read 1486 times

A new album titled Ahead Of My Time 1.5 by Houston rapper Lil Flip will be in stores this spring.

Ahead Of My Time 1.5 will released by Twenty Two Recordings, LLC a new label headed up by Arthur “AJ” Burton III, of Hope, Arkansas.

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Kanye West Launching Design Company DONDA
Added: 06 January 2012 | Read 441 times

Hip-Hop star Kanye West has launched a new design company that will make “products and experiences” for people.

According to Kanye, the new company is called DONDA and will have 22 different divisions.

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Big Sean Hits The Road With Trey Songz
Added: 06 January 2012 | Read 412 times

R&B hit maker Trey Songz is getting geared up for his “Anticipation 2our,” which will feature G.O.O.D. Music artist, Big Sean.

Presale tickets are available to members of Trey Angels, a fan club for the singer, on a limited first come, first serve basis, via Trey Songz’ official website, TreySongz.com.

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Rick Ross Reveals Tracklist For Rich Forever, New Mixtape Drops Today
Added: 06 January 2012 | Read 436 times

With the impeding release of Rick Ross’ new mixtape, Rich Forever,less than 24 hours away, the Maybach Music Group founder has released the official tracklist for the project.

Rich Forever, which contains a total of 19 tracks, features appearances by Diddy, Drake, Nas, French Montana, 2 Chainz, Future, Pharrell, and MMG members Wale, Meek Mill and Stalley.

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DMX Calls Out Fake Promoters, Shoots Down Reports Of Rumored Appearances
Added: 05 January 2012 | Read 458 times

Last night DMX let fans know that he is not scheduled to perform in Sacramento, California despite several fake promoters’ claims.

“SOME S**T IN THIS INDUSTRY NEVER CHANGES ….. I WAS NOT BOOKED FOR A SHOW IN SACRAMENTO ON FEB 18TH !!!” the rapper exclaimed to fans via his Twitter account @DizarkMizanIzex.

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Atlanta's International Airport Set to Open Ludacris 'Chicken & Beer' Restaurant
Added: 05 January 2012 | Read 562 times

Ludacris’ new concept restaurant “Chicken & Beer” was one of 150 restaurants and retail shops approved by Atlanta’s City Council, to open in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The restaurant is named after Ludacris’ RIAA certified double platinum album, Chicken-n-Beer, that included the hit song, “Stand Up.”

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B.o.B. Announces Album Release Date for Strange Clouds
Added: 04 January 2012 | Read 298 times

Eclectic Atlanta, Georgia rapper/singer B.o.B., announced the release date for his highly anticipated sophomore release, Strange Clouds.

While the project is set for release on March 13th, B.o.B has been steady at work, having recently released the video for the song also named “Strange Clouds,” featuring YMCMB rapper Lil’ Wayne.

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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.”

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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.

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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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