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Jay-Z To Live Stream Final Show In Barclays Center Residency
Added: 06 October 2012 | Read 858 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 449 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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Rick Ross Reveals The Art For New Jewish-Themed Mixtape
Added: 06 October 2012 | Read 1105 times

Rick Ross has revealed the artwork for his looming mix tape, The Black Bar Mitzvah, which is slated to drop on October 8th.

This latest effort is one of several projects that Rozay has dropped.

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Kendrick Lamar Releases Tracklist for Debut Album 'Good Kid, M.A.A.D City'
Added: 04 October 2012 | Read 985 times

Kendrick Lamar has released the tracklist for his debut album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, which is set to release on October 22through Top Dawg Entertainment and Aftermath/Interscope Records.

The highly anticipated, 12-track debut features appearances from Top Dawg label mate Jay Rock, Drake, and fellow Compton Hip-Hop legends, Dr. Dre and MC Eiht.

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Meek Mill Launches 30-Date Tour With Rick Ross and Wale, Reveals 'Dreams & Nightmares' Artwork, Track List
Added: 04 October 2012 | Read 592 times

Philly rapper Meek Mill has dropped the official cover art and track list for his highly anticipated album, Dreams and Nightmares.

Dreams and Nightmares features appearances by Maybach Music cohorts Rick Ross and Wale, while artists like Mary J. Blige, Drake and Nas support the rapper on his debut release.

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Fat Joe Speaks On Ending Beef With 50 Cent
Added: 02 October 2012 | Read 1061 times

50 Cent and Fat Joe infamously beefed for years, but they publicly buried the hatchet during a tribute to Chris Lighty at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Speaking with Hot 107.9’s Q Deezy, the Terror Squad leader explained that Lighty had tried to mend fences between the rappers several times, but it took his passing to finally bring them together.

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Lil Scrappy Arrested For Probation Violation
Added: 02 October 2012 | Read 537 times

Lil Scrappy was arrested today for violating the terms of his probation, according to reports.

TMZ reports the rapper was arrested and handcuffed for violating probation over a marijuana charge in 2008.

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Lupe Fiasco Joins Public Forum, Explains Why He and DL Hughley Don't See Eye to Eye on Voting
Added: 02 October 2012 | Read 603 times

Rapper Lupe Fiasco made an impromptu visit to a Rap Sessions public forum on “Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama/Tea Party Era” in Philadelphia this past week, where panelists, moments before, had been debating his recent Twitter beef with comedian DL Hughley over the importance of voting.

The Chicago rapper joined the stage at the forum after seeing tweets about the discussion in progress while nearby in the city promoting his new album. He responded to DL Hughley’s claim that “when you vote or not vote, you are saying yes or no,” suggesting the rapper promotes political apathy.

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Rick Ross and Young Jeezy Reportedly Fight Backstage at BET Hip-Hop Awards; Shots Ring Out in Parking Lot
Added: 02 October 2012 | Read 1086 times

Yesturday (September 29), Rick Ross and Young Jeezy were reportedly involved in an altercation backstage at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

Funk Master Flex confirmed the “pushing and shoving” going on backstage, taking to Twitter to let his followers know that the altercation was taking place. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired in the parking lot, and the gunman was reportedly apprehended by the Atlanta Police Department.

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Big Sean Announces Sophomore Album Title at Concert in Montreal
Added: 01 October 2012 | Read 515 times

Big Sean has announced the title of his sophomore album, the follow up to his widely popular Finally Famousproject.

The project will be called Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player, and is projected to release sometime before the year’s close in December.

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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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