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After Nearly Six-Year Absence, DMX To Mark Official Return With 'The Weigh In EP'
Added: 08 May 2012 | Read 307 times

On May 15, a little over a month before DMX delivers his seventh studio album, Undisputed, the rapper will release a 10-track EP titled The Weigh In.

The Weigh In EP has features from artists such as Snoop Dogg and Tyrese and also includes an interlude featuring Lil Wayne.

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Waka Flocka Flame - Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family (Album Tracklist)
Added: 07 May 2012 | Read 668 times

Warner Bros. recording artist and Brick Squad Monopoly general Waka Flocka has officially unveiled the tracklisting for his upcoming sophomore solos studio album, Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family. The 15-track follow-up to last year’s Flockaveli, which produced four hit singles for the Atlanta native, is set for release on June 12.

Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family feature appearances from Meek Mill, Drake, B.O.B. and Trey Songz.

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Andre 3000 Begins Shooting Jimi Hendrix Movie In Ireland
Added: 07 May 2012 | Read 222 times

Outkast rapper Andre 3000 will begin shooting his highly anticipated role as Jimi Hendrix this month in Ireland.

IFTN reports that Andre 3000 is starring in the biopic, titled “All Is By My Side.”

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Lupe Fiasco Confirms 'Food & Liquor 2' Is A Double Album, Speaks On LP Cut 'Form Follows Function'
Added: 07 May 2012 | Read 256 times

Lupe Fiasco recently revealed that he had completed recording tracks for his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2, the sequel to his 2006 debut.

During an interview with FUSE, the Chicago, Illinois rapper confirmed plans to make the project a double-album and explained that while recording it, he wanted to get back to what made his first record such a hit amongst fans.

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DMX Announces New Release Date, Biggie Feature For His 'Undisputed' Album
Added: 05 May 2012 | Read 609 times

DMX is set to make his return to the rap game with the release of his new album, Undisputed, on June 26.

“X is very excited to release this project,” said DMX’s publicist, Domenick Nati. “This album has a lot of hits on it, and his fans will see that it’s been worth the wait. Undisputed will prove to the world that DMX is back!”

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Beastie Boys Member Adam MCA Yauch Dead At 47
Added: 05 May 2012 | Read 754 times

Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch was pronounced dead at age 47.

The rapper was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node.

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Rick Ross Signs Omarion to Maybach Music Group
Added: 03 May 2012 | Read 660 times

After weeks of speculation, Maybach Music Group (MMG) head Rick Ross announced today (May 2) that he has signed former B2K singer and actor, Omarion, to his growing label roster.

The announcement of the Omarion addition was made at an invitation-only press conference at New York City’s Eventi Hotel. Label representatives, press, and industry tastemakers were on-hand to welcome the new artist to the roster that includes Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Masspike Miles, Teedra Moses, and others. MMG is distributed through Warner Bros. Records.

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Birdman Announces Signing DJ Khaled's We The Best Imprint To Cash Money Records
Added: 03 May 2012 | Read 1155 times

Birdman has announced the signing of DJ Khaled's We The Best imprint to Cash Money Records.

During an interview with MTV News on the set of the video for "Take It to the Head," Baby revealed that he has partnered with DJ Khaled to release music from artists under his imprint, which houses Ace Hood and Mavado. The first of the bunch to release music under Cash Money will be Hood.

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Wiz Khalifa Busted For Marijuana Possession
Added: 03 May 2012 | Read 724 times

After receiving a citation for marijuana possession last week, Wiz Khalifa was busted again for having pot on his person, marking the second time in 10 days that he has had a greenery-related run-in with the law.

According to TMZ, Khalifa was ticketed for weed possession after his concert last night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Police discovered 11.39 grams of the stuff during a search of the rapper and his tour bus.

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Nicki Minaj Announces Dates For North American Leg of 'Pink Friday Tour'
Added: 02 May 2012 | Read 270 times

Nicki Minaj is set to embark on her first headlining North American tour this summer in support of her recently-released sophomore studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.

Nicki, who is scheduled to head overseas for a number of dates beginning in June, is back in full-swing as she continues to promote her new album which sold over 250,000 copies in its first sales week. The YMCMB rapper and singer also recently inked a massive endorsement deal with Pepsi.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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