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Jim Jones Announces 'Vampire Life: We Own The Night' Tour
Added: 11 February 2012 | Read 535 times

Jim Jones has announced the tour dates for his upcoming "Vampire Life: We Own The Night" tour, featuring opening act Nyemiah Supreme.

The trek kicks off in Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 28th at Middle East, with a special "Jim Jones & Friends NYC" show scheduled for the 29th at Gramercy Theatre. Additional stops include Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC, with plans to end the tour at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida's Green Room on March 14th.

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Too $hort Shooting 10 Music Videos for Upcoming Project, 'No Tresspassing'
Added: 11 February 2012 | Read 650 times

Bay Area rapper Too $hort has announced that he will be featured in 10 new videos from famed filmmaker and documentarian Joslyn Rose Lyons.

The video series is directed and produced by Lyons’ company Jog9 Productions and is meant to promote Too $hort’s upcoming album, No Trespassing, due out February 28th on EMI,

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50 Cent Fights Famine, Hunger In Somalia, Kenya
Added: 10 February 2012 | Read 494 times

Queens, New York rapper 50 Cent continues his mission to help feed millions of men, women and children who are starving in Africa.

The rapper landed in Dolo, Somalia yesterday (February 8), where tens of thousands of people are being affected by a famine in the country.

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Jay-Z and Kanye West Release Official Video for 'Niggas In Paris'
Added: 10 February 2012 | Read 629 times

The world heard about the multiple performances of “N*ggas In Paris” during Jay-Z and Kanye West’s national tour as The Throne. Now, both the fans and masses in general can see the official music video for the hit single.

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Freeway Rick, Rick Ross Come Face to Face In Court
Added: 10 February 2012 | Read 1185 times

The battle between former drug baron Freeway Rick Ross and Hip-Hop star Rick Ross rages on in court.

The two men appeared in a Miami court last week, to give depositions in their ongoing trademark dispute over the name Rick Ross.

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Lil Wayne To Perform With Genre Bending Group During Grammys
Added: 08 February 2012 | Read 800 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 518 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 590 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 495 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 1084 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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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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