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Kendrick Lamar Says Eminem 'Definitely' Influenced His Style, Calls Him A 'Genius'
Added: 28 September 2012 | Read 1140 times

While fans wait for Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city, the Compton emcee has had to field many questions about who will be on the album. In a recent interview with Mr. Peter Parker, another question on the subject came up. This time, Lamar was asked if Eminem would be on the disc and if he admired Eminem.

When asked if Em is "the greatest," Lamar shared that he felt no one could equal Slim.

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Lil Wayne Tops Elvis Presley For Most Entries On Billboard's Hot 100 Chart
Added: 27 September 2012 | Read 795 times

Rapper Lil Wayne has officially topped Elvis Presley as the male artist with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

According to data released by Billboard, Lil Wayne has placed 109 songs on the chart, surpassing Elvis Presley’s record of 108 songs.

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T-Pain Partners With Moskato Life To Promote Brand
Added: 27 September 2012 | Read 471 times

Rapper/producer T-Pain has teamed up with Phusion Projects and is now a partner in the Moskato Life brand. Under the deal, T-Pain will market and promote Moskato Life, a malt-based adult beverage, in his videos, music and events.

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T.I. Discusses New Book; Rapper To Sign Autographs This Week
Added: 24 September 2012 | Read 650 times

Atlanta rapper T.I. will make it appears in his hometown, to sign autographs of his latest book “Trouble & Trial.”

T.I.’s new book is the follow-up to”Power & Beauty,” which was the rapper’s debut as a novelist.

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Soulja Boy Sued Over Bentley Car Accident; Pregnant Victim Claims Defamation Against Rapper
Added: 24 September 2012 | Read 842 times

Soulja Boy has been hit with another lawsuit, the second one in the past seven days. The Atlanta producer/rapper was involved in a serious car accident on June 23, after he allegedly crossed the double lines and smashed his Bentley into a Chevy, being driven by a pregnant woman.

Although Soulja Boy initially denied that he was behind the wheel, he eventually admitted to driving the Bentley that was involved in the car accident with a couple, Bobbiye Sullinger and Herman Flowers.

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Police Seek To Question Wiz Khalifa In Hit and Run Incident
Added: 24 September 2012 | Read 588 times

Rapper Wiz Khalifa could be in trouble with the Los Angeles Police Department, after a minor incident at a recent video shoot.

According to reports, the LAPD is seeking Wiz Khalifa, over a hit and run incident.

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50 Cent Confirms Eminem, Chris Brown For 'Street King Immortal'
Added: 22 September 2012 | Read 1068 times

It's been a long, often-delayed road to its release, but now, fans will finally get the chance to hear 50 Cent's long awaited Street King Immortal this November 13. Now, in a recent interview with 102.5 KDON, the Queens emcee reveals some features he's lined up for fifth studio LP.

In addition to Alicia Keys and Dr. Dre, who appeared on his single "New Day," Fif revealed that that he's enlisted the likes of Eminem, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Ne-Yo for the impending project. He said that in the past, he's shied away from out-of-house guest features, but this time around, he wanted to approach it differently.

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Pusha T Nears Completion Of Debut Solo LP, Enlists The-Dream, Pharrell & Just Blaze
Added: 22 September 2012 | Read 699 times

Though he's heavy on promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer, Pusha T is carving time into his schedule to finish up his full-length solo debut for Def Jam.

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Legal Dispute Breaks Out Over DMX's Latest Album 'Undisputed'
Added: 22 September 2012 | Read 708 times

A legal dispute is broken out over the rights to distribute the latest album by Hip-Hop superstar DMX. Seven Arts Entertainment recently filed a lawsuit against music industry executives Craig Sussman and Charles Gullo, of In The Zone Entertainment.

The lawsuit claims Sussman and Gullo are interfering with Seven Arts’ rights to the Undisputed album by DMX, since the pair are also claiming distribution rights to the release

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Nas And Lauryn Hill Embark Upon 'Life Is Good/Black Rage' Tour
Added: 20 September 2012 | Read 454 times

Nas and Lauryn Hill will hit the road together for the “Life is Good/Black Rage” tour, which will kick off this October. The 18-date tour what kickoff October 6 in Columbia, Maryland and will wind down December 31 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

The tour takes its name from Nas’ latest #1 album Life is Good, as well as Lauryn Hill’s upcoming single “Black Rage,” which is due out this Fall.

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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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