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Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa Win Billboard Music Awards
Added: 23 May 2012 | Read 871 times

Last night, Lil Wayne ended up as Hip Hop's greatest victor at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Weezy took home four awards including Top Male Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album (Tha Carter IV) and one for his appearance on Kelly Rowland's "Motivation." Wiz Khalifa won for Top New Artist, beating out Bad Meets Evil, Foster the People, Scott McCreery and Big Sean.

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T.I. Joins Cast Of Universal Pictures 'Identity Theft' Set to Play Bounty Hunter In Comedy
Added: 23 May 2012 | Read 500 times

Deadline is reporting that rapper T.I., who is no stranger to the acting world, has been cast as a bounty hunter in director Seth Gordon’s new Universal Pictures film, Identity Theft.

Identity Theft, which stars comedians Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), is the story of a man, played by Bateman, who has his identity stolen.

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David Banner Drops 'Sex, Drugs & Video Games' Plan to Shoot Movie and Donate to Charity With His 2M1 Proceeds
Added: 23 May 2012 | Read 520 times

David Banner has taken to the Internet to release his new album, Sex, Drugs & Video Gamesfor free, with hopes that those that download the album will also donate $1 to his 2M1 Movement.

In Banner’s own words, “The 2M1 Movement is to start controlling our own music, movies, and content…period! We are not simply characters in a  video game being controlled by the invisible hand. Once the goal is met, I’m going to shoot a movie that will drop May 22nd, 2012, and a portion will go to charity.”

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Drumma Boy Premieres New Video, Unifies Memphis With New Mixtape
Added: 22 May 2012 | Read 772 times

Multi-platinum rap producer, Drumma Boy has announced that he is making an attempt at unifying the city of Memphis with his latest mixtape, Welcome to My City 2.

With the rapid rise of artists like Three 6 Mafia, Yo Gotti, Don Trip, and others, Drumma Boy looks to shine light on a city he feel’s was overshadowed in the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors last year.

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2 Chainz Arrested For Having Brass Knuckles At NY Airport
Added: 22 May 2012 | Read 539 times

2 Chainz was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York today, after cops discovered brass knuckles in his carry-on bag. According to TMZ, he was entering the Delta terminal to fly to a show in North Carolina when the TSA discovered brass knuckles in his bag. He was taken into custody for misdemeanor possession of a criminal weapon.

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Jay-Z's Made In America Fest Forms With Pearl Jam, Rick Ross
Added: 22 May 2012 | Read 519 times

The line-up for the Jay-Z Made In America Tour will offer a plethora of artists including Seattle grunge rockers Pearl Jam as the co-headliner with the Brooklyn rap mogul.

The Made festival takes place on Sept. 1-2 in Philadelphia.

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Smoke DZA's 'Rugby Thompson' To Feature Curren$y, Sean Price, Action Bronson and Many More
Added: 21 May 2012 | Read 202 times

Smoke DZA has revealed the tracklisting for his upcoming third album, Rugby Thompson, which will be released via High Times Records on June 19.

The Harlem MC has enlisted Curren$y, Sean Price, Action Bronson, Domo Genesis, Schoolboy Q, and more for his 12-track album that follows April’s Cuz I Felt Like It EP.

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Young Buck Evicted From Mansion
Added: 21 May 2012 | Read 392 times

The drama is seemingly endless for former G-Unit rapper Young Buck as he has been evicted from his Tennessee mansion by the IRS.

The exact details surrounding the eviction are unclear at press time.

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Maybach Music Group Reveal Tracklisting For 'Self Made 2'
Added: 21 May 2012 | Read 558 times

RozayRaw has unveiled the official tracklisting and cover art for the new compilation from Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group titled Self Made 2.

The first Self Made was released one year ago and produced multiple hit singles, including “600 Benz” with Wale and Rick Ross, “Tupac Back” and “Ima Boss” with Meek Mill and Rick Ross, and “Pacman” with former MMG member, Pill, and Rozay. Other singles included “That Way,” “Fitted Cap”, and “By Any Means.”

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Lil Wayne Being Investigated for Assault
Added: 21 May 2012 | Read 345 times

For the second time in the past month Lil Wayne and his entourage of skateboarders have been accused of assaulting a fan or paparazzi looking to snap a candid photo.

According to TMZ, a fan by the name of Alfredo Marino claims to have been knocked to the ground from behind with a skateboard, which casued him to bleed from the head.

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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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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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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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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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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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