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Police Shut Down Kendrick Lamar Show In Los Angeles
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 633 times

Kendrick Lamar's secret show in Los Angeles didn't go quite as planned.

Aceshowbizreports that the rapper's "secret" free show, which took place at the Staples Center, home to the Los Angeles Lakers, was cut short by police.

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Curren$y, Jet Life Crew Planning New York City Release Party For 'Jet World Order 2'
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 442 times

Rapper Curren$y and his Jet Life crew will celebrate the release of Jet World Order 2 with a highly anticipated release party/performance in New York.

On Tuesday (November 20), the same day Jet World Order 2 lands in stores, Curren$y and company will be performing at the Highline Ballroom.

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50 Cent Aiming To Bringing 'Best Fights To Audiences' Across The Nation
Added: 18 November 2012 | Read 471 times

Business mogul 50 Cent recently revealed plans for his latest venture, SMS Promotions, a new boxing company that has officially been granted a promoters license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Earlier in the year, SMS Promotions was also granted a license in New York, paving the way for 50 Cent’s new company to compete in the boxing arena on a major level.

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Game - Jesus Piece (Album Tracklist)
Added: 17 November 2012 | Read 925 times

Game is all set to drop his latest studio album “Jesus Piece” on December 11th. Here is a look at the feature heavy tracklist which contains appearances by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, J.Cole, Pusha T, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Common, Fabolous and much more.

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New Tell-All Book 'JumpOff' Exposes Rappers, Actors
Added: 17 November 2012 | Read 930 times

A number of rappers and athletes private secrets will be shared in an upcoming book titled “JumpOff,” written by rapper/author Jara Everett.

Everett, who is self-publishing “JumpOff,” details her life stories since the age of 15, throughout adulthood.

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Kanye West, Alicia Keys To Perform At Hurricane Sandy Benefit
Added: 15 November 2012 | Read 440 times

Kanye West and Alicia Keys have been tapped to perform at the "12.12.12" concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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Robert De Niro Reportedly Confronts Jay-Z For Not Returning His Numerous Phone Calls
Added: 15 November 2012 | Read 667 times

According to the New York Post’s Page Six column, things allegedly got pretty heated between Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z and actor Robert De Niro during a birthday celebration for Leonardo DiCaprio.

The confrontation between the two stemmed from various phone calls De Niro made to Jay-Z that went unanswered. The actor was hoping to discuss a song Jay-Z was to record for the annual Tribeca Film Festival.

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Snoop Lion Creates 'Mind Gardens' Project To Feed To Provide Fruit and Vegetables To Jamaican Children
Added: 13 November 2012 | Read 548 times

Rapper Snoop Lion has partnered with Reed’s Ginger Brew and Causes.com to create “The Minds Garden Project” in Jamaica, which will help feed children in the country.

Snoop and John Paul Dejoria of Paul Mitchell and Patron Spirits have created “The Minds Garden Project,” which will provide residents with the tools and resources needed to grow their own food, including fruits and vegetables.

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Big Boi Preps 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors' Discusses New Video With Kelly Rowland
Added: 13 November 2012 | Read 525 times

Outkast member Big Boi is preparing to release his sophomore solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.

Big Boi a.k.a. Sir Lucious Left Foot, recently released the single for the track “Mama Told Me,” featuring Kelly Rowland.

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Game Drops Visuals For 'Cough Up A Lung' Disses Shyne, 40 Glocc
Added: 12 November 2012 | Read 686 times

Compton, California rapper Game shot the visuals for his new single “Cough Up a Lung,” last week in New York.

Over the weekend, Game released the video for the song, which is taken from Game’s “The Offering” series.

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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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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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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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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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