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Jay-Z Talks About Executive Producing The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
Added: 02 May 2013 | Read 599 times

As Jay-Z prepares to release the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Great Gatsby, the Hip-Hop mogul sat down with BlackTreeTV to discuss how he got involved with executive producing the project.

The Great Gatsby soundtrack will be released Tuesday, May 7th. The movie will hit theaters May 10th.

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Gucci Mane Released From Jail
Added: 02 May 2013 | Read 621 times

Gucci Mane has been released from jail after serving three weeks for a parole violation.

The rapper was in jail for parole violation stemming from an alleged assault of a man with a bottle. In that case, a man allegedly asked Gucci for an autograph is the VIP section of an Atlanta night club. He was then hit over the head, an attack that caused a huge cut on his skull.

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Lil Wayne Releases Public Apology To The Family Of Emmett Till
Added: 01 May 2013 | Read 709 times

In February of this year, Lil Wayne made national headlines for a lyric on Future's "Karate Chop (Remix)." The New Orleans, Louisiana emcee-turned-mogul rapped, "I beat the pussy up like Emmett Till." The crude simile was comparing sex to the 1955 hate-crime murder of the 15 year-old Till, for allegedly winking at a White woman in Mississippi. Following the song's release, Emmett Till's cousin publicly criticized Lil Wayne's racial "pride and dignity" for the deeply insensitive lyrics.

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J.Cole Plans To Release 'Truly Yours 2'
Added: 30 April 2013 | Read 490 times

After setting the internet on fire last night by dropping the new track “Cole Summer,” Roc Nation’s J. Cole decided he wasn’t done sharing some of his unreleased music just yet. In an early morning tweet, the Fayetteville, North Carolina native suggested Truly Yours 2, the follow-up to his EP that came out in February, is coming soon.

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Pusha T Tweets Release Date For New Album
Added: 30 April 2013 | Read 464 times

Pusha T’s debut solo album has an official release date. Fans can expect to see the Clipse member’s My Name Is My Name his stores mid-summer. Last night (April 29th) Pusha shared the news with his 540,000 followers on Twitter.

Two weeks ago Pusha released the Kanye West and Don Cannon-produced “Numbers on the Boards” single. The track will appear on MNIMN.

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Studio Photos Surface Of Big Sean With Eminem, Royce Da 5'9 And More
Added: 28 April 2013 | Read 793 times

There are sure to be some surprises on Big Sean's highly anticipated sophomore album Hall of Fame and one of those surprises could be an Eminem placement.

The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was seen in studio with Eminem, Royce Da 5'9 and Denaun Porter from Instagram photos posted recently. Sean and Royce collaborated before on the track "100" from the Detroit mixtape.

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Rick Ross Sued For Allegedly Not Paying Talent Agency For Bookings
Added: 25 April 2013 | Read 881 times

Rick Ross finds himself back in  According to TMZ, a lawsuit has been filed against Rick Ross by international celebrity procurement talent agency, Total Access Talent for unpaid commission for tour dates the agency set up.

The suit alleges Rick Ross hired the company to book a month’s worth of Florida shows but failed to pay the 10% commission. Total Access Talent asserts that Ross owes at least $171,000.

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2 Chainz Found Not Guilty Of Drug Charges
Added: 25 April 2013 | Read 1043 times

“I’m riding around my side of town, boxing gloves, I beat the trial.”-2 Chainz on “Spend It”.

Tauheed Epps is a happy man. The Atlanta native better known as 2 Chainz was acquitted Wednesday of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia stemming from a February 14th incident.

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Lil Scrappy Released From Jail
Added: 25 April 2013 | Read 837 times

Lil Scrappy may have the record for the quickest “Free (Insert Incarcerated Rapper’s Name” ever.

The reality show rapper was released from jail yesterday. He was temporarily put in the bing for allegedly giving a false urine sample for a drug test.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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