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Webbie Plans to Fight Case After Being Accused of Battery and Robbery
Added: 15 September 2012 | Read 1522 times

Yesterday Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Lil Webbie was arrested on charges of battery and robbery. According to reports, “Savage Life” rapper is accused of attacking a woman inside the Chase Suite Hotel at approximately 2:30 AM.

Police reports filed say Webbie is accused of attacking a woman after being banned from the area where the altercation occured.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album
Added: 14 September 2012 | Read 1746 times

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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Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Drake Lead 2012 BET Hip Hop Award Nominations
Added: 13 September 2012 | Read 894 times

With BET's Hip Hop Awards drawing closer, the network has released a list of this year's nominees. One of the most mentioned names on the list is Kanye West, who has earned 16 nominations.

West is gaining recognition for solo work and collaborative efforts with Jay-Z and his G.O.O.D. Music family. He's mentioned in nearly every category and he is sometimes named twice in a category.

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The Weeknd Inks Deal with Universal Republic
Added: 13 September 2012 | Read 532 times

OVOXO and Drake affiliate, The Weeknd has announced that he has struck a deal with Universal Republic. As part of the deal, the first release will be Trilogy, a compilation of his previous three mixtapes (House of Balloons, Thurday and Echoes of Silence).

The project will also feature new material, while the lead single will be “Wicked Games,” which is expected to hit iTunes any day.

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Yelawolf and Travis Barker Release Artwork and Tracklist for 'Psycho White' EP
Added: 12 September 2012 | Read 711 times

Alabama bred skateboarder/rapper Yelawolf has announced the tracklisting and artwork for his collaborative project with Travis Barker.

The five track EP titled, Psycho White, features Skinhead Rob, Tim Armstrong, Michael Myers and Superman, while production was largely handled by Travis Barker himself.

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Lil Wayne Launching Line of Beats Headphones
Added: 12 September 2012 | Read 790 times

Rapper Lil Wayne is planning to launch a new line of headphones  with super-producer Dr. Dre.

Lil Wayne recently celebrated the launch of his own custom Beats line at Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood.

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Jay-Z Links With Obama For Intimate Fundraiser
Added: 12 September 2012 | Read 568 times

Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z and his superstar wife Beyoncé are planning to host a fundraiser for President Barack Obama next week.

Obama will attend an intimate event for Jay-Z that will be open to just 100 guests.

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50 Cent Says Chris Lighty's Death Won't End Feud With Fat Joe
Added: 11 September 2012 | Read 726 times

50 Cent and Fat Joe recently attended Chris Lighty's funeral, putting them in the same place after years of feuding. But according to Fif, the run-in doesn't change his opinion on the Terror Squad chief.

During an interview on "The Ricky Smiley Morning Show" (via SOHH), the G-Unit leader said that Lighty's death doesn't inspire him to want to reconcile his issues with artists like Fat Joe, Rick Ross and Young Buck.

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No I.D. To Produce For Eminem's Upcoming Album
Added: 11 September 2012 | Read 829 times

Producer No I.D. has revealed plans to produce for Eminem's upcoming album.

During an interview with MTV News, the Def Jam executive spoke on his involvement in the project, stating that he and Em have sat down and discussed hitting the lab together. He also said that a collaboration between the two would be "Hip Hop."

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President Barack Obama Addresses Nicki Minaj's Supposed Mitt Romney Endorsement
Added: 11 September 2012 | Read 748 times

On her verse on Lil Wayne's "Mercy," Nicki Minaj supposedly endorsed Mitt Romney, rapping, "I'm a Republican, voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy bitches is fuckin' up the economy." Now, President Barack Obama has responded to the line supporting his opponent, stating that his daughters Malia and Sasha don't listen to the Harajuku Barbie very often before sharing his views on the rap.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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