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Jay-Z Announces Two Additional Barclays Center Concerts Tickets On Sale This Friday
Added: 10 July 2012 | Read 265 times

Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center is set to open on September 28 with a high-profile Jay-Z concert, and the center has announced two additional performance dates on September 29 and 30 for the multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning rapper and mogul.

“Jay-Z is Brooklyn and is the definitive artist to open Barclays Center,” said Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “We are thrilled that such an iconic world-class entertainer, not to mention a Brooklynite, will take the borough’s biggest stage on three consecutive nights for what will surely be a historic experience for all fans.”

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Kanye West Blasts MediaTakeOut, Says His Music Is 'Perfect'
Added: 10 July 2012 | Read 478 times

During one of two performances this past weekend at Atlantic City, New Jersey's Revel, Kanye West took a break from his show to put MediaTakeOut on blast.

The notoriously outspoken rapper said that the site, which often reports on his personal life, is "fuckin' full of shit" and that they try to make everything negative.

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40 Glocc Comments On Altercation With Game
Added: 10 July 2012 | Read 568 times

Rapper 40 Glocc has commented on an altercation that took place over the weekend between himself and Compton rapper Game.

According to reports, the pair, who are members of rival gangs, ended up at a mansion party together.

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Game & Entourage Reportedly Fight 40 Glocc In Los Angeles, Film Released
Added: 09 July 2012 | Read 1176 times

Compton, California rapper Game and Inland Empire, California's 40 Glocc (a/k/a Big Bad 40) have had the latest altercation in the pair's ongoing beef.

Following an unspecified Los Angeles mansion party early this morning (July 8) Game and approximately 12 other people attacked 40 Glocc, who was allegedly alone at the time. 40 Glocc's account reveals that as both parties were armed, guns were drawn.

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Busta Rhymes Confirms Title Of Upcoming Album, 'Year Of The Dragon'
Added: 09 July 2012 | Read 375 times

Busta Rhymes released his first album, The Coming, in 1996. Sixteen years later, Busta has announced the title of his ninth album.

Taking to Twitter, Busta confirmed Elliott Wilson's statement that Busta's newest album would be titled Year of The Dragon.

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Busta Rhymes & Trina Offer Support To Frank Ocean After Open Letter
Added: 07 July 2012 | Read 669 times

When Frank Ocean posted an open letter to his Tumblr account earlier this week stating that his first love was a man, the Internet quickly erupted with commentary, both positive and negative.

Among the supporters of Ocean after he apparently came out as a gay man are rappers Trina and Busta Rhymes, who offered words of encouragement.

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Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't Tracklist
Added: 07 July 2012 | Read 915 times

The tracklist has been revealed for Rick Ross' upcoming album God Forgives, I Don't, releasing July 31st.

The 15-track offering includes the previously released songs "So Sophisticated," the Usher-assisted "Touch'N You" and "Hold Me Back" While features are not revealed on the initial tracklist, it shows that "Maybach Music IV," the fourth in Ross' series, makes the final cut.

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2 Chainz Speaks On Kanye West's Involvement With His 'Based On A T.R.U. Story' Artwork
Added: 07 July 2012 | Read 587 times

There is an interesting story behind the artwork for 2 Chainz’ Def Jam debut, Based On A T.R.U. Story, and how exactly it was created.

In an exclusive interview with Billboard, 2 Chainz revealed that he enlisted the help of Kanye West’s design and creative company, DONDA, to create the artwork which simply features a black background and two gold chains.

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Prodigy Named Brand Ambassador Of SUPRA Drops 'H.N.I.C. 3' Album
Added: 05 July 2012 | Read 859 times

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy has been name brand ambassador of footwear company SUPRA.

The rapper, who has supported the brand for years, will help promote and market SUPRA through advertising campaigns and other endeavors.

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Former Three Six Mafia Member Crunchy Black Shot
Added: 05 July 2012 | Read 1428 times

Crunchy Black, a former rapper with The Three Six Mafia, has been shot, according to reports.

The rapper has been hospitalized for this injuries, but details have not been made public.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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