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Pusha T Says New Album Is Fusion Of Biggie, Ma$e, & RZA
Added: 15 April 2013 | Read 586 times

G.O.O.D. Music member Pusha T is prepping the release of his debut album My Name Is My Name for later this year. This weekend at the Coachella Music Festival the emcee spoke with Fuse about the project and revealed that he sees it as a combination of Notorious B.I.G.’s Life After Death, Ma$e’s Harlem World, and RZA’s production of Only Built For Cuban Linx.

“Those are like the perfect moods in description of diversity of what I want to hear in rap,” said Pusha. “The raw RZA edge… the lyricism of a Biggie… the arrogance of a Ma$e in Harlem World.”

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Rick Ross Releases Official Apology; Reebok Comments
Added: 14 April 2013 | Read 951 times

The furor over Rick Ross’ Molly-Gate continues to swell. Yesterday, Reebok dropped him from a lucrative contract. Twitter was a buzz as rappers such as Slim Thug and Meek Mill supported Ross while others defended women’s rights.

Now, Rick Ross is speaking and apologizing. In an official statement released today, the rapper states:

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Fabolous Reveals Release Date & Features For 'Loso's Way 2'
Added: 12 April 2013 | Read 1006 times

New York emcee Fabolous is ready to return with his new album, Loso’s Way 2: Rise to Power, on June 18th.

Fabolous made the announcement while visiting BET”s 106 & Park. He stopped by the video countdown show to world premiere the visual for his Chris Brown-assisted single “Ready.”

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White House Responds to New Jay-Z Song, Says Obama Never Spoke To Jay-Z About Cuba Trip
Added: 12 April 2013 | Read 945 times

“Boy from the hood but got White House clearance.”-Jay-Z

Jay-Z did not offend his political connects on his vicious new song, “Open Letter” he released earlier today but he does have them talking.

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Reebok Dumps Rick Ross
Added: 12 April 2013 | Read 766 times

Reebok has officially ended it’s partnership with Maybach Music mogul Rick Ross. The sneaker company first felt the heat calling for them to cut off Ross after the release of his latest song U.O.N.E.O depicted the rapper performing date rape on a woman: “Put Molly [Ecstasy] all in the champagne.  She ain’t even know it.  I took her home and I enjoy that.  She ain’t even know it.”

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J. Cole Aiming For Grammy 'Album Of The Year' Nomination With New Album
Added: 11 April 2013 | Read 647 times

J. Cole’s sophomore album Born Sinner, which is due out on June 25, has yet to be released and already the North Carolina emcee has high hopes for the project. Among Cole’s goals for Born Sinner is the opportunity to be nominated for “Album of the Year” at the Grammy’s.

The rapper also addressed the fact that on top of “Rap Album of the Year” not being televised during the Grammy Awards, it’s been quite some time since a rap album has clenched the title of “Album of the Year” at the annual award show.

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Jay-Z Wants To Sell Ownership Stake In The Nets
Added: 10 April 2013 | Read 668 times

Jay-Z is looking to sell his share of the Brooklyn Nets in order to extend his Roc Nation Sports business, according to sources.

Apparently, Jigga Man sees more more money in his new venture than the worth of his investment in The Nets.

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Gucci Mane Indicted for Aggravated Assault
Added: 10 April 2013 | Read 645 times

Atlanta bred rapper, Gucci Mane, was indicted on Tuesday afternoon on one count of aggravated assault according to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office.

The Zone 6 rapper, born Radric Davis,  is accused of striking a soldier over the head with a bottle of champagne at Atlanta night club, Harlem Nights.

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Meek Mill Rides Hard For Rick Ross Over 'Rape Lyrics' - 'Its Hip-Hop'
Added: 10 April 2013 | Read 717 times

Meek Mill makes it clear where his allegiance lie and that’s with his boss, Rick Ross – despite a controversy that appears to keep growing.

In an interview with Urban Informer, Meek made his stance known.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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