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Freeway Drops Artwork, Preps First Single From New Album 'Diamond In The Ruff'
Added: 13 October 2012 | Read 406 times

Philadelphia rapper Freeway has announced the release of a new album titled Diamond in the Ruff.

The album is Free’s first official release since 2010′s album The Stimulus Package, which was produced entirely by Jake One.

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Game's Reality Show 'Marrying The Game' Set To Debut November 19 On VH1
Added: 13 October 2012 | Read 405 times

The personal life of Hip-Hop star Game will hit the small screen this November, during a reality series focused on the rapper’s engagement titled “Marrying The Game.”

The new reality series focuses on Game’s eight-year relationship with fiancée Tiffney Cambridge, who is a 5th grade history teacher.

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50 Cent Fires Shots At French Montana On Twitter
Added: 10 October 2012 | Read 960 times

Earlier this morning, 50 Cent went on a Twitter rant aimed at French Montana after the Bad Boy rapper made comments that he sabotaged his own career by beefing with others. "I feel like beef hurt him. I feel like it helped [Rick] Ross unite people," French originally said. "When 50 came up, 50 sold 10 million. Then after his first album he just kept on going down. You think 50 could come out and sell 10 million now?”

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Nicki Minaj Leads AMA Nominations With Four, Young Money To Battle It Out In Favorite Hip-Hop Artist Category
Added: 09 October 2012 | Read 620 times

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj continues to rack up nominations and awards, this time as the leader of all nominees for the 40th Annual American Music Awards.

Nicki Minaj and Rihanna lead all nominees, with four nods each. Young Money’s reign continues, as their artist Drake followed, with three nominations.

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Waka Flocka Votes For First Time, Now That He's A Tax Paying Citizen
Added: 09 October 2012 | Read 707 times

Waka Flocka Flame has cast his vote for the 2012 Presidential Elections and the Atlanta rapper has revealed he has cast his vote for President Barack Obama.

Waka Flocka of is one of tens-of-thousands of people who are taking advantage of early voting in over 30 states.

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Shyne Goes Off On Rick Ross Over 'Black Bar Mitzvah' Mixtape
Added: 09 October 2012 | Read 1071 times

Orthodox Jewish rapper Shyne is speaking out against a new mixtape that was recently released by Rick Ross, titled The Black Bar Mitzvah.

Rick Ross released the mixtape today (October 8), which features guest appearances by artists like T.I., the Maybach Music Group roster and even Drake, who is Jewish himself.

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Big Sean Hints At Possible Collaboration With Eminem
Added: 08 October 2012 | Read 516 times

If his recent single with Royce Da 5'9" titled "100" is any indication, G.O.O.D. Music alum Big Sean still gets love from his native Detroit. Now, in a recent interview with HipHopNMore, Sean may have a collaboration in store with another representative from the D.

Big Sean hinted that he may have actually secured a feature from fellow Detroit emcee Eminem. Despite this, Sean kept tight lipped about when fans could expect to hear the two emcees bless the same mic.

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Rapper Jim Jones Sued Over Miami Concert Ended By Gunshots
Added: 08 October 2012 | Read 677 times

Harlem, New York rapper Jim Jones is facing litigation over a concert in Miami, that ended in gunfire.

Jim Jones was supposed to play at CoCo’s Nightclub in Miami this past May, after the club booked the rapper for $5,000.

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Jay-Z To Live Stream Final Show In Barclays Center Residency
Added: 06 October 2012 | Read 830 times

Fans who weren't able to get a ticket to the first seven of Jay-Z's eight shows at Brooklyn, New York's Barclays Center don't have to miss out on the action.

For his final show in the residency, Hov will take the stage in front of a live stream for viewers across the globe to experience the grand finale, taking place on Saturday, October 6th at 9:30 p.m. PST.

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9th Wonder Has Busy Day On November 13 With Murs and Buckshot
Added: 06 October 2012 | Read 418 times

Producer 9th Wonder is gearing up for a busy November with the release of two collaborative albums, with two Hip-Hop veterans. On November 13, 9th Wonder’s production will power The Final Adventure by Murs, as well as the solution, which is being released with Brooklyn rapper Buckshot.

The producer said he took two different sonic approaches to each of the individual rappers’ albums.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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