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Lil Wayne To Perform With Genre Bending Group During Grammys
Added: 08 February 2012 | Read 798 times

Lil Wayne will join a diverse group of artists for a performance during a special segment of the 54th Annual Grammys this year.

Lil Wayne will join artists like Chris Brown, Foo Fighters, deadmau5 and David Guetta during a tribute to dance/electronic music.

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T-Pain Launches New Foundation, Plans All-Star Concert At Florida State
Added: 08 February 2012 | Read 517 times

Rapper/singer/producer T-Pain has announced a new foundation in his hometown of Tallahassee, Florida.

T-Pain has launched the “If I Could Change the World” foundation, which will host a benefit concert in partnership with Florida State University’s Headliner Artists Series.

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Cash Money Preps New Book 'Get It Girls' Signs 'Basketball Wife'
Added: 07 February 2012 | Read 589 times

Cash Money is preparing to release the new installment of the Harlem Girl Lost series by author Treasure Blue.

“Get It Girls,” is the latest release from Cash Money Content, the book company that Cash Money CEOs Bryan “Baby” Williams and his brother Ronald “Slim” Williams launched in November of 2010.
“Get It Girls” is the latest installment of the Harlem Girl Lost series, which was formerly self published.

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Jay-Z Performs for a Sold-Out Crowd at NYC's Historic Carnegie Hall
Added: 07 February 2012 | Read 494 times

Last night (February 6th), Jay-Z put on what is being described by many as a legendary performance at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Kicking off the show with his song “Public Service Announcement,” Jay-Z “reintroduced” himself to the sold-out crowd and pulled out all the stops for his fans.

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Royce Da 5'9 Launches Tour of Canada
Added: 07 February 2012 | Read 1081 times

Detroit rap star Royce Da 5’9 has announced that he will tour Canada starting next week, in support of his new solo album Success Is Certain.

The rapper will run through 14 cities on the new tour, with major markets like Winnipeg, Vancouver and Windsor included on the tour.

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Amber Rose Addresses Allegations That She Stole From Kanye
Added: 06 February 2012 | Read 1022 times

Model turned singer Amber Rose has addressed recent allegations from a former publicist, who claims that she had planned to steal from Kanye West shortly before their breakup.

Model publicist Janero Marchand is releasing a tell all DVD titled “The Michael Jordan of Models: This Is Janero,” that claims to detail the relationship between Kanye and Amber.

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Lil Kim's Tax Bill Swells To Millions With New Lien
Added: 06 February 2012 | Read 389 times

Rap star Lil Kim was recently hit with an $86,347 tax bill, from the year 2009.

TMZ reports that the $86,000 bill from 2009 was recently tacked on to an already swollen tax bill.

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Kid Cudi Unplugs From Twitter
Added: 06 February 2012 | Read 419 times

Cleveland, Ohio rapper Kid Cudi has officially disconnected from social networking site Twitter.

The rapper made the announcement to his 389,000 followers yesterday evening (February 3), along with a message about his new album, WZRD.

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50 Cent Explains $1 Million Super Bowl Bet, Is Skeptical Of Birdman's Claimed Bet
Added: 06 February 2012 | Read 637 times

In a recent interview with Yahoo, 50 Cent cleared up rumors that he would be posing nude if his New York Giants were to lose in tonight's (February 5) Super Bowl.

"This is what happens. People say really crazy things on my Twitter, and I say, 'Okay,' so my fans can see what crazy people are saying," explained Fif.

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KRS-One's Sound Of Da Police Video Used In Hacked Boston Police Department's Website
Added: 06 February 2012 | Read 352 times

Infamous hacker group Anonymous took over the Boston Police Department's web page on Friday (February 3), and replaced the it with a message and an embedded version of KRS-One's "Sound of Da Police" music video.

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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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