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T.I. Reveals Plans For 'Trouble Man' Sequel
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 582 times

T.I. has revealed plans to release a sequel to his upcoming album Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, releasing on December 18th.

During an interview with Rap-Up, Tip said that he's going to take unused material from Heavy is the Head and arrange it into a new album titled Trouble Man: He Who Wears the Crown.

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Big Sean Launches Foundation To Support Detroit Youth, Kanye West & Common Support
Added: 04 December 2012 | Read 467 times

Detroit, Michigan emcee and DXnext alum Big Sean has launched the Sean Anderson Foundation this past week. The G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Records artist's non-profit will focus on improving the lives of youth in his hometown.

At an area show, at Auburn Hills' The Palace, Sean performed a show joined by mentor Kanye West, Common and J. Cole, among others. An announcement regarding the foundation was made during the concert.

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Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna Announces New Album 'Eryth, Wynd & Fyre'
Added: 30 November 2012 | Read 506 times

Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna is working on a new album titled Eryth, Wynd & Fyre, which will be a double CD, representatives for the rapper confirmed.

Cappa's double album will feature production from Stu Bangas, J. Glaze and G Force, while rappers Solomon Childs and Sav Kills check in as guests on the release.

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Dr. Dre Named Forbes Highest-Paid Musician Of 2012
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 908 times

Dr. Dre has been named Forbes' Highest-Paid Musician of 2012.

According to the publication, the West Coast veteran roped in $110 million in pretax earnings largely thanks to his Beats headphone line. “The brands are so aligned, Dre and Beats, it’s just who he is,” says former Def Jam president Kevin Liles. “If you look at the biggest earners, the guys have been doing it for 20 years … what’s happening now is people are really telling their truth.”

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50 Cent Says French Montana Is The 'New Ja Rule'
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 923 times

With a feud brewing between 50 Cent and French Montana, Fif was asked to clarify where their quarrels began. 50 recently spoke to Mister Peter Parker about this, declaring that French Montana is the "new Ja Rule."

"He ran his mouth prematurely," Fif said. "He’s really not ready to compete on any level with me. When I drop a record and it becomes the number one selling record in 12 hours, after you saying that? I think you should be quiet a little bit. I’ll put him completely out of business. Off the block. Out the corner."

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Game Responds To 50 Cent's 'My Life' Diss, Contemplates '300 Bars & Runnin' Sequel
Added: 29 November 2012 | Read 1077 times

On his new single "My Life," 50 Cent states that Game and Young Buck can "suck a dick." Not one to bite his tongue, Game has responded to the diss, discussing how he's feeling about the bars during an interview with Power 106.

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Wiz Khalifa's Plane Forced To Land After Landing Gear Malfunction
Added: 28 November 2012 | Read 509 times

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and his entourage were forced to charter a private plane, after the commercial airliner they were traveling on suffered from a landing gear malfunction.

Newsday reports that a U.S. Express Airways plane was forced to land in Westchester County, New York Tuesday afternoon (November 27), as he traveled to West Virginia for a show.

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50 Cent Says 'Beef Doesn't Sell Records' Likens Eminem To His Grandparents
Added: 28 November 2012 | Read 673 times

Upon the release of 50 Cent's new single "My Life," featuring Eminem and Adam Levine, the emcee stopped by Carson Daly's show to talk about it. The founder of G-Unit went on to explain how much Eminem has meant to him, comparing his impact to his grandparents' and saying he owes his career to Shady. He also went on to explain why his own up and coming artists ended up on his bad side.

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Will Smith Sought Out Eric Holder & Obama Administration To Help Rapper T.I. Out Of His Legal Troubles
Added: 28 November 2012 | Read 590 times

Atlanta Hip-Hop star T.I. graces the cover of this month Billboard magazine, where he gives a very interesting interview about his career, in addition to his legal issues over the years.

During the interview, T.I. opened up about his arrest for weapons possession in October of 2007, just prior to a performance at the BET Awards.

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50 Cent & Eminem Discuss 'My Life' Song & Video
Added: 27 November 2012 | Read 748 times

Earlier today (November 26), 50 Cent and Eminem released their newest collaboration, "My Life," set to be 50's latest single. The duo has already shot a video for the cut.

"The video is kind of abstract; it's kind of metaphoric in a sense, like the paranoia of feeling like we're being chased," said Em on the set of the video shoot to MTV News. "Whether it's true or not, it's kind of how we feel. It's kind of a metaphor for us running for our lives. Personal lives and from fame, everything that goes with the game."

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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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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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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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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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