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Eminem In The Studio With Chris Rock
Added: 10 May 2013 | Read 807 times

Chris Rock appears to be re-upping his long-running relationship with the rap world. The comedian-actor tweeted a photo of himself and Eminem in the studio Tuesday (May 7). 

Though the reason for the collaboration wasn't listed, Rock has worked with rappers extensively during the last decade-plus. He appeared on Ol' Dirty Bastard's 1999 cut, "Recognize" from ODB's N***a Please album, and more recently on "Blame Game" from Kanye West's 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

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Chief Keef Officially Joins Gucci Mane's Brick Squad, Forms 1017 Glo Gang
Added: 09 May 2013 | Read 2324 times

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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Lil Wayne On Seizures: 'I Go To Sleep, Wake Up In The Hospital'
Added: 09 May 2013 | Read 668 times

Lil Wayne says he's healthy. Even though he's been suffering a string of seizures the last several months, the YMCMB artist-executive said he is not worried about his health. "I'm good," the mogul told "RapFix Live." "I'm 100 percent. So everybody know, I don't know that it happened."

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PepsiCo To Address Lil Wayne Controversy With Emmett Till's Family
Added: 08 May 2013 | Read 588 times

Following their controversial relationship with Lil Wayne, PepsiCo has decided to meet with Emmett Till's family. This news comes according to Al Sharpton, who released a statement on the matter.

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Mac Miller Embarking on The Space Migration North American Tour
Added: 08 May 2013 | Read 547 times

From his show on MTV, Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family, to recording his upcoming album dubbed, Watching Movies with the Sound Off, Mac Miller and his Rostrum Records team are always finding ways to keep the fans engaged.

Keeping the ball rolling, Mac Miller has announced a 38-City North American Tour supporting the release of his upcoming album set to be released June 18th on Rostrum Records.

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Chris Brown's Private Jet Filled With Smoke, Makes Emergency Landing
Added: 08 May 2013 | Read 456 times

Chris Brown’s private jet went down in smoke, but in an emergency landing. According to TMZ, eight minutes into Brown’s flight from  Burbank, Calif. to Teterboro, NJ the plane began to be filled with smoke.

Brown was on his way to the MET Gala in New York City but the delay caused him to miss the event. Luckily, Brown was able to catch another flight to New York City in time to attend the ”PUNK: Chaos To Couture” after-party.

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Ja Rule Out Of Jail, On House Arrest
Added: 08 May 2013 | Read 637 times

Ja Rule served almost nearly two years in federal prison, but now the rapper is a free man.

The rapper was jailed for illegal gun possession and tax evasion. The rapper didn’t pay taxes on $3 million in taxes, according to authorities.

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Game To Release 'Operation Kill Everything' Mixtape
Added: 07 May 2013 | Read 547 times

In the tradition of Westside Story, Brake Lights and Purp & Patron, Game has announced his announced his current plans for another mixtape.

The Compton, California emcee took to Twitter last night (May 6) to tell fans that his next free collection of songs will be called, Operation Kill Everything.

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T.I. Had A Talk With Rocko Before Their Kids Attended The Prom Together
Added: 07 May 2013 | Read 1028 times

T.I.’s daughter Zonnique made blog headlines when she went to the prom with bellow rapper Rocko’s son.

For T.I., that warranted a conversation to make sure that all parties were on the same page as to the conduct expected on the big day.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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