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Kurupt Confirms Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg Working On New Dogg Pound Album
Added: 21 February 2012 | Read 540 times

News regarding DPG's forthcoming project Alumni has started to leak since late last year.

According to Kurupt, the project will be overseen by Dr. Dre and guided by Snoop Dogg as the longtime collaborators will continue their work together. In an interview with Cam Capone, Kurupt also explained what it's like to work with Dre.

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Diddy To Unveil Revolt Music Channel Today
Added: 21 February 2012 | Read 470 times

Hip-Hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to tackle the business world of cable TV with a new channel called Revolt.

Diddy will announce Revolt during a press conference that supposed to take place later today (February 21).

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Jay-Z & Kanye West Announce Watch The Throne European Tour
Added: 21 February 2012 | Read 468 times

Jay-Z and Kanye West are taking their Watch The Throne tour overseas as they have announced the European tour dates. The tour kicks off May 20th in London.

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Nate Dogg Sex Tape Being Shopped
Added: 20 February 2012 | Read 736 times

Hip-Hop sex tapes continue to grow in popularity, as a new one featuring singer Nate Dogg is being shopped.

TMZ reports that an unknown individual is shopping a five-minute sex tape featuring the deceased singer.

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J. Cole to Judge Amateur Dunk Contest With LeBron, Darryl Dawkins
Added: 20 February 2012 | Read 484 times

Rap star J. Cole will make a high profile appearance during this year’s NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando, Florida.

The rapper’s serving as a judge in the finals of The Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown, which was a nationwide search for the best amateur dunker.

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Gorilla Zoe Offers Fans a Chance to Rap on Upcoming Mixtape
Added: 20 February 2012 | Read 602 times

Gorilla Zoe is offering fans a chance to rap on his upcoming project, Gorilla Zoe World.

Fans will have their chance to shine on the “Gorilla Zoe World” mixtape hosted by Trap-A-Holics, DJ Smallz & DJ Fernando dropping in March.

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Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf and Big K.R.I.T Set To Perform At 2012 Buku Music & Art Project
Added: 20 February 2012 | Read 499 times

The full lineup has been revealed for the 2012 Buku Music & Art Project taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 17-18 in a Mardi Grad World.

Hip-Hop artists like Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf, Big K.R.I.T., Rockie Fresh, and G-Eazy have been scheduled to perform at the two-day concert event that will also feature some heavy-hitters from the world of Electronic Dance Music like Avicii, Skrillex, Diplo, Porter Robinson, SBTRKT, Gramatik, and many more.

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Celebrities, Family and Friends Lay Whitney Houston To Rest
Added: 19 February 2012 | Read 347 times

A number of celebrities, family members and friends laid the legendary R&B singer Whitney Houston to rest today (February 18) in Newark, New Jersey.

Whitney Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hills Hilton hotel bathtub on February 11.

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Ludacris Engages in 'Parking Lot Pimpin' For New Movie
Added: 19 February 2012 | Read 798 times

Atlanta, Georgia, rap star Ludacris is gearing up to bring a bit of “what happens after leaving the club” to the big screen with his upcoming film, Parking Lot Pimpin’.

The Coke Daniels-directed feature is a co-production between Ludacris’ Disturbing Tha Peace company and Hoody Allan Productions, reports Moviehole.net. Ludacris stars in the movie as Walt, a young man who, following a nasty break-up, teams up with his slick buddy, Dez, for a night on the town after a nasty break-up.

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Men Kidnapped Over Nas Show Freed
Added: 18 February 2012 | Read 471 times

Two men being held hostage in Angola over a failed Nas concert were freed today (February 17).

TMZ reports that concert promoter Patrick Allocco and his son were freed by Angolan authorities
today, when a travel ban was lifted.

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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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