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Birdman Defends Drake's Innocence In Chris Brown Fight, Claims People 'Got Drake Twisted'
Added: 18 June 2012 | Read 1159 times

A report emerged this morning from Fox News stating that Drake was to be arrested over the Chris Brown altercation in New York, where the two artists engaged in a reported brawl.

TMZ later contradicted the report, stating that the Young Money artist was not facing an arrest, confirming the matter with “well-placed law enforcement sources.”

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Drake Not Facing Arrest Despite Report
Added: 17 June 2012 | Read 451 times

Drake is not facing arrest in the Chris Brown bar fight ... well-placed law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

There's a report out this AM that Drake will be arrested for reckless endangerment for allegedly hurling a bottle that hit no one ... but we're told not only is it not true, cops have "no suspects, complaints or arrest warrants at this time."

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Jay-Z Opening New 40/40 Club In Barclay’s Center
Added: 15 June 2012 | Read 2 times

Rap mogul Jay-Z is expanding his 40/40 Club in New York, inside of the Brooklyn Nets’ arena.

Jay-Z announced today that the 9,000 square-foot restaurant will open inside of the Barclay’s Center.

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Chris Brown, Meek Mill Make Peace; Drake Investigated
Added: 15 June 2012 | Read 940 times

R&B singer Chris Brown has apparently exonerated rapper Meek Mill of any wrong doing during a brawl between the singer and Drake last night (June 14) in New York.

Chris Brown suffered a nasty gash on his chin, after being struck by a bottle inside of W.i.P, after his entourage brawled with Drake and his crew inside the venue.

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R. Kelly Owes Nearly $4.8 Million In Unpaid Taxes
Added: 15 June 2012 | Read 755 times

R. Kelly owes a staggering $4.8 million in back taxes.

According to TMZ, the IRS filed documents revealing how much the singer-songwriter owes to the federal government. The sums of unpaid taxes date back to 2005: $1,472,366.77 ('05), $710,520.51 ('06), $376,180.11 ('07), $1,122,694.90 ('08), $173,815.18 ('09) and $992,495.24 ('10). The total amount due is $4,848,072.71.

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Drake & Chris Brown Reportedly Brawl At New York City Club
Added: 15 June 2012 | Read 635 times

Last night, Drake and Chris Brown reportedly engaged in a fight at W.i.P. at Greenhouse in New York City, New York. According to Global Grind, the two were at the club when Brown sent a bottle over to Drake. They started arguing about Rihanna - some say that Meek Mill, who was also in attendance, started the fight - and after a heated argument, Drake punched Brown in the face and hit him in the face with a bottle.

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Snoop Dogg Endorses Tekken Video Game with New Song and Music Video 'Knocc Em Down'
Added: 15 June 2012 | Read 521 times

Snoop Dogg has been known to enjoy a few video games along with a nice smoke, so it’s no surprise that the veteran rapper is the new spokesperson for the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 video game that hits stores September 11 of this year.

In addition to the video game, Snoop has released a song – “Knocc ‘Em Down” – and an accompanying video where fans can watch him playing the game in live action.

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Future Announces Title of New Album and Mixtape; Offers Video of Studio Sessions
Added: 14 June 2012 | Read 759 times

Atlanta rapper Future, known for his fully auto-tuned raps and string of hit singles over the last year, has announced the titles of his newest mixtape and album

Titling the album Future Hendrix, and the mixtape Super Future, the Dungeon Family affiliate and Epic signed artist follows up his debut effort, Pluto.

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Rick Ross Reveals Album Cover For 'God Forgives, I Don't'
Added: 13 June 2012 | Read 700 times

Rick Ross has finally revealed the artwork for his highly anticipated album, God Forgives, I Don’t.

The album, Ross’s fifth studio album, is scheduled for release on July 31, 2012.

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Machine Gun Kelly Sued Over January Brawl
Added: 13 June 2012 | Read 550 times

Cleveland, Ohio rapper Machine Gun Kelly is the subject of a lawsuit, over a brawl in St. Petersburg, Florida last January.

Machine Gun Kelly, born Richard Baker, was involved in an altercation at Bishop Tavern.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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