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Drake Tops Hip-Hop Competition At 2012 VMA'S
Added: 08 September 2012 | Read 680 times

Drake won Best Hip-Hop Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Drake’s song “HYFR” featuring Lil Wayne won Best Hip-Hop Video, topping competitors like Big Sean, Jay-Z and Kanye West, 2 Chainz and Pusha T, Nicki Minaj and Childish Gambino.

“Gotta thank Lil Wayne because he killed the song,” Drake said, flanked by Young Money counterparts Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne.

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Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Confirm Pregnancy At MTV's Video Music Awards
Added: 08 September 2012 | Read 416 times

When Jay-Z and Beyonce announced that they were expecting, it was done at the MTV VMAs. This year, a different couple had a similar announcement. Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa confirmed that they are expecting at this year's event, making sure to note their joy. 

"Well, Sway, you know you my brother man, so we had to do it with you first and we had to do it with the whole world, and just let everybody know that we're expecting a beautiful young baby," Wiz said to MTV's Sway Calloway. 

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Drake Supports Tyra Banks TZONE Camp For Girls With Performance In New York
Added: 07 September 2012 | Read 420 times

Toronto rapper Drake will hit New York to support Tyra Banks’ TZONE, a new effort being launched in conjunction with the supermodel and the Lower Eastside Girls Club on Avenue D in Manhattan. Tyra will preside over the The Flawsome Ball, which will be headlined by Drake.

Tyra uses the word “Flawsome” (a mixture of flawed and awesome) to describe the young girls who take part in the TZONE, which was originally launched in 1999 as a weeklong camping experience for young girls in Los Angeles.

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B.o.B. Says His Coca-Cola Partnership 'Perfect Harmony' Is Going To Help Aspiring Artists
Added: 06 September 2012 | Read 416 times

B.o.B. says he wants to help aspiring artists. With this in mind, he has teamed up with Coca-Cola for Perfect Harmony. The partnership will allow unsigned talent to perform on BET's 106 & Park's Wild Out Wednesdays and more.

"Teaming up with Coca Cola to do this Perfect Harmony thing, it's just a good opportunity for all aspiring artists," he recently said in an interview with 106 & Park, a show that also helped him early on in his career. "This is really coming around full circle."

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Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Gang Announce 2050 Tour
Added: 06 September 2012 | Read 435 times

Wiz Khalifa and the Taylor Gang have announced they will embark on the “2050 Tour,” a 36-city outing that will kickoff this October in the rapper’s home state of Pennsylvania.

The Pittsburgh native will be joined by Juicy J., Lola Monroe, Tuki Carter & Berner, as well as Chevy Woods on the tour, which will hit all major markets in North America until it winds down in December.

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DMX To Donate Portion Of 'Undisputed' To 9/11 Families
Added: 06 September 2012 | Read 537 times

After several delays, DMX has announced the official release date for his new album Undisputed. The rapper will drop his seventh studio album on September 11.

“This is more than just another album. Undisputed, will prove to the Hip-Hop world that DMX is still the champ,” Domenick Nati of Nati Celebrity Services said.

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Wiz Khalifa Delays "O.N.I.F.C."
Added: 06 September 2012 | Read 471 times

Wiz Khalifa has delayed his sophomore album O.N.I.F.C. several times, up until he decided on a September 18th release date. But apparently, that date wasn't as solid as thought.

According to a press release, the Taylor Gang leader's second LP will not be arriving on September 18th. Billboard's The Juice confirmed with a rep that the album is "coming soon."

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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes 2012 Hip-Hop Cash Kings List
Added: 05 September 2012 | Read 731 times

Call it Dre Day. Dr. Dre dethroned Jay-Z as Forbes magazine’s “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” biggest breadwinner as the superproducer and businessman pulled in $110 million through his various ventures. Previously, Jay-Z had topped the list every year save for a brief interruption by 50 Cent.

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Nicki Minaj Receives Death Threats Over Mitt Romney Rap Line
Added: 05 September 2012 | Read 669 times

Nicki Minaj has raised the ire of seemingly radical Democrats on Twitter with a rap line that implies she will be supporting Mitt Romney in the upcoming presidential election.

“I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy b***hes is f-ing up the economy,” Minaj raps on Lil Wayne’s new mixtape Dedication 4.

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Flo Rida Hits DNC To Support Veterans
Added: 05 September 2012 | Read 509 times

Miami rap star Flo Rida is in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight (September 4), for the Democratic National Convention. The rapper is in town to support Got Your 6 and Lifetime Television’s “Your Life. Your Time. Your Vote” campaign.

Got Your 6 collaborates with dozens of non-profit partners, who support veterans using programs focused on jobs, education, health, housing, family and leadership.

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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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Recently freed rapper DMX made waves in Saint Louis over the weekend, during an appearance on Hot 104.1.

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Rapper Lil Wayne, Young Money, Cash Money Sued For $15 Million Over "BedRock"

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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

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Kurupt To Smoke Up The 2010 Doesha Cup

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