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Lil Scrappy Released From Jail
Added: 25 April 2013 | Read 847 times

Lil Scrappy may have the record for the quickest “Free (Insert Incarcerated Rapper’s Name” ever.

The reality show rapper was released from jail yesterday. He was temporarily put in the bing for allegedly giving a false urine sample for a drug test.

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Pusha T, Redman, & EPMD Set To Headline 9th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Added: 23 April 2013 | Read 960 times

The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is tapping G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T, Redman of Def Squad, and east coast rap legends Erick Sermon and Parrish J from EPMD to headline their 9th annual event. Other acts that have been announced include 2013 XXL Freshman member Dizzy Wright and the musically eclectic band Soul Understated.

The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) began in 2005, and has since grown to become one of the largest musical events in New York City. In past years over 20,000 people attended the outdoor concert that takes place under the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

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Police Shut Down Snoop Lion's 4/20 Party
Added: 22 April 2013 | Read 1051 times

Snoop Lion's (a/k/a Snoop Dogg) 4/20 party in Hollywood California was shut down — even before the rapper could arrive.

TMZ reports that the "Snoop Lion 420 Festival," a party designed ostensibly to celebrate marijuana, began at 11:00 AM, but hit a roadblock early on.

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Lil Scrappy Is Wanted By Atlanta Police
Added: 20 April 2013 | Read 814 times

Lil Scrappy is wanted by authorities in Atlanta because he’s refused to give them a sample of his urine.

The rapper was require to give up a urine test, an agreement made after he was arrested in 2008 for smoking weed.

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Big Sean Affirms That A Collab With Eminem Is Coming 'Sooner Or Later'
Added: 18 April 2013 | Read 608 times

While appearing on 93.9 WKYS earlier in the week, Detroit rapper Big Sean remained relatively tight-lipped when asked if there would be a collaboration with Eminem on his upcoming Hall Of Fame album. The Motor City spitter did reveal that fans will eventually be treated to a record that does feature the famed Detroit rapper.

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Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y Announce Release Date For 'Live In Concert'
Added: 18 April 2013 | Read 523 times

For several months frequent collaborators Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa have been teasing that they would release another joint project called Live In Concert.

During a live stream overnight, the pair revealed that the new mixtape will be dropping in two days on the smokers’ holiday 4/20. Live In Concert will feature seven new tracks.

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Ghostface Killah Wants To Record A 'Positive Album' About His Islamic Faith
Added: 18 April 2013 | Read 685 times

From Kendrick Lamar opening his critically acclaimed, gold selling album good kid, m.A.A.d. citywith a prayer to Christian emcee Lecrae becoming the first rapper to ever win the Best Gospel Album Grammy award, the discussion of faith in Hip-Hop has become widely accepted on a larger scale again.

Ghostface Killah says he wants to explore the topic in a future project as well. The New York City native has long incorporated the philosophy of The Five Percent Nation into his work, but he tells Fact Magazine that he now wants to do an entire LP focused on his relationship with God.

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French Montana Confirms Miley Cyrus Collaboration, Says Reebok Should Have 'Taken It Light' On Rick Ross
Added: 18 April 2013 | Read 585 times

It seems that Miley Cyrus’ New Years resolution was to enter Hip Hop. In his interview with MTV Hive, the Moroccan rapper confirms that the two have been in the studio together.

According to the rapper, the pair linked up at Clive Davis’ Grammy party back in February and united over shared inebriation

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Rick Ross To Lose $3.5 - $5 Million From Dropped Reebok Deal
Added: 17 April 2013 | Read 935 times

Reebok’s decision to break ties with Rick Ross is allegedly about to set the Maybach Music Group boss back between $3.5 – $5 million according to a report by TMZ.

Apparently, Ross was getting paid every time he wore apparel by Reebok, but after he and the brand started to receive significant criticism for the rapper’s controversial lyrics in Rocko’s song, “U.O.E.N.O.,” the shoe company decided to end its partnership with Ross.

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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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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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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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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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