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Future Talks Debut Effort 'Pluto'
Added: 16 March 2012 | Read 490 times

Atlanta artist Future sat down with AHH to break down his debut effort on Epic Records titled Pluto.

Describing his style as “Pluto Music,” Future explained to AllHipHop.com that the effect often used on his voice has a lot to do with the way he talks.

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Darryl Hall, Cee-Lo Green Link For Live Performance At 'Darryl's House'
Added: 15 March 2012 | Read 494 times

Cee Lo Green is teaming with Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates for an episode of the hit series “Live from Daryl’s House.”

Cee Lo will make an appearance on the show, which is an award-winning web series, as well as a nationally syndicated show that features the legendary Daryl Hall performing alongside other notable acts.

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Snoop Dogg Invests in LAFL Women's Football Team
Added: 14 March 2012 | Read 446 times

The start of its inaugural season is less than two months away and the newly-formed Lady Arena Football League (LAFL) already has a celebrity supporter in rapper Snoop Dogg.

WENN reports that the West Coast rap veteran has become a part owner of the Los Angeles Rideretts by buying shares in the team. Tryouts for the Rideretts were held last Saturday (March 10) in Carson, California.

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Wale To Be Featured In UK Ballet With Boy George, The Kills and Others
Added: 13 March 2012 | Read 310 times

United States rap star Wale has been tapped to be featured in a groundbreaking production by the Royal Ballet in the United Kingdom.

Wale will be joined by pop singers like Boy George, The Kills, Johnathan Pierce of The Drums and Allison Mosshart, who will take part in the ballet “Carbon Life.”

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Game's 'California Republic' Mixtape On the Way Talks 'Behind The Music' Episode
Added: 12 March 2012 | Read 669 times

After announcing the title of his fifth studio album, F.I.V.E. (Fear Is Victory’s Evolution), last week, Game has revealed some information about his upcoming mixtape, California Republic, which is set to drop before the end of the month.

The Compton rapper told Billboard that California Republic will “have some new and upcoming artists from out this way,” and that fans “can expect my mixtape to do what it always does, which is consist of a lot of good music and be a lot better than most artists’ albums.”

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Lil Wayne One Of The Top 5 Grossing Artists Of 2011
Added: 12 March 2012 | Read 760 times

Billboardmagazine recently released its list of the top 40 highest earning acts of 2011 and rappers Lil Wayne and Kanye West make appearances on the list.

Billboard ranked the top 40 highest earning acts of 2011, based mostly on tour sales.

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Five Shot, One Killed At Pleasure P Concert In Wichita
Added: 12 March 2012 | Read 704 times

One person was killed after a concert featuring former Pretty Ricky member Pleasure P. in Wichita, Kansas.

Pleasure P. performed at Doc Howard’s Lounge on Friday (March 9) in the Old Town district.

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Jay-Z's Lyrics Used in Congressional Debate, Steve Stoute Comments
Added: 11 March 2012 | Read 554 times

Just when you thought Jay-Z’s sphere of influence couldn’t get any bigger, the Marcy Projects-bred rapper is again reaching new ground, as his lyrics were recently quoted in the halls of the United States Congress.

From his hit song, “99 Problems”, Republican Congressman from Florida, Alan B. Williams inserted lyrics into a debate about a bill concerning search and seizure.

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Drake Sells Miami Condos To Mario Chalmers Cops $9 Million Mansion
Added: 11 March 2012 | Read 1100 times

Rapper Drake recently sold his Miami condos to Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers.

The two side-by-side apartments sold for $2.4 million, almost $100,000 less than the original asking price.

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Lil Wayne Partners With Mountain Dew Building Skate Park In New Orleans
Added: 10 March 2012 | Read 620 times

Rapper Lil Wayne has partnered with Mountain Dew to build a skate park in his hometown of New Orleans.

The new deal is part of a new partnership between Lil Wayne, Mountain Dew and Blueprint Group.

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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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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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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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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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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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