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Jay-Z, Coldplay Announce New Year's Eve Show At Barclays Center
Added: 12 November 2012 | Read 420 times

Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z will bring in the New Year in his hometown of New York, with special guests Coldplay.

Jay-Z and Coldplay will hit the stage at the Barclays Center on December 31, for a special New Year’s Eve show.
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Rapper Rick Ross Hit With $226k For Performing A 15-Minute Set
Added: 12 November 2012 | Read 662 times

A promoter has filed a lawsuit against Miami rap star Rick Ross, over a truncated show that took place in Charlotte, North Carolina during CIAA weekend.
Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Waka Flocka Flame are the subjects of a lawsuit filed by SM Global Union, over a show held at the Bojangles Coliseum.

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SpaceGhostPurpp Arrested Following Fight With A$AP Mob
Added: 11 November 2012 | Read 601 times

Tensions have finally mounted between SpaceGhostPurpp and A$AP Mob. Last night, SpaceGhostPurpp was arrested outside of A$AP Rocky's concert at the Fillmore in Miami, Florida following an altercation with A$AP Mob.

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Kendrick Lamar Says He's Competitive With Jay-Z, Nas & Kanye West
Added: 10 November 2012 | Read 667 times

With Kendrick Lamar in Europe, the good kid emcee participated in a round table interview. While in France, K. Dot spoke with US Rap News about good kid, m.A.A.d. city being a classic and the competitive nature amongst emcees.

"Classic represents five years, 10 years at a time," he said when discussing his new album's "classic" status. "It's classic worthy right now. It will be a classic. Ain't nothing missing from it to be a classic. It's just time that's missing." 

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Game Says That Rick Ross Is Interested In Signing Him To Maybach Music Group
Added: 09 November 2012 | Read 798 times

Game is on his last album for his five-album contract with Interscope Records, with plans to drop Jesus Piece on December 11th. Once the project hits stores, the West Coast rapper will finally be a free agent.

Speaking with MTV's RapFix Live, he said that Rick Ross is now interested in signing him to Maybach Music Group, and that he's been in contact with Cash Money Records.

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T.I. Gives Back With Exclusive Arizona Performance This Weekend
Added: 09 November 2012 | Read 406 times

Atlanta rap star T.I. will give back to the local community in Arizona, during a highly anticipated performance in the state this weekend.

T.I. will hit the stage during an event with NX Level Entertainment and Live Nation on Saturday (November 10).
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Billionaire Offers Boxer Floyd Mayweather and Rapper 50 Cent $5 Million To Fight In The Ring
Added: 08 November 2012 | Read 960 times

While it still remains to be seen if rapper 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are friends or not, a group of investors that includes a billionaire, are offering the pair $5 million to settle their differences.

Billionaire Alki David and partner Damon Feldman of Celebrity Boxing offerings the pair $5 million for a three-round celebrity boxing match.

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Game Says He Never Pulled A Gun On 40 Glocc
Added: 08 November 2012 | Read 563 times

Game stopped by Power 105's The Breakfast Club, touching on a handful of topics including his upcoming album Jesus Piece and his VH1 reality show.

He also spoke about his now infamous fight with 40 Glocc that prompted him to file a lawsuit. The West Coast rapper said that he'll probably end up having to settle with 40 as an apology for taking his street cred.

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Four More Years
Added: 07 November 2012 | Read 429 times

President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states.

Obama surpassed the decisive 270-vote threshold in the Electoral College with victory in Ohio. The win and a later projected victory in another swing state - Virginia -- gave him 303 electoral votes to 203 for Romney, according to the CNN call based on unofficial returns.

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RZA Says He Would Love To Work On Kanye West's Next Album
Added: 07 November 2012 | Read 437 times

RZA and Kanye West have been working together quite a bit as of late. The Wu-Tang Clan producer made contributions to West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Jay-Z and Kanye's Watch the Throne. More recently, Kanye assisted RZA on the Man With the Iron Fists soundtrack, recording the song "White Dress."

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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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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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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 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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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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