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Freeway Drops Artwork, Preps First Single From New Album 'Diamond In The Ruff'
Added: 13 October 2012 | Read 425 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 418 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 1002 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 642 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 745 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 1099 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 548 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 720 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 856 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 448 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chief Keef Officially Joins Gucci Mane's Brick Squad, Forms 1017 Glo Gang

A marriage made in trap heaven. Gucci Mane recently announced on Twitter that Chief Keef has joined his 1017 Bricksquad Records.

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