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Three Six Mafia Inducted Into Memphis Music Hall of Fame
Added: 20 October 2012 | Read 1393 times

Memphis rap group Three Six Mafia will be among the first artists to ever be inducted into the Smithsonian’s new Memphis Music Hall of Fame.

Three Six Mafia is among the initial 25 musical legends from the state, who will be honored in a ceremony this November.

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Curren$y, Jet Life Crew Line Up Fiend, Killa Kyleon For 'Jet Life 2'
Added: 20 October 2012 | Read 465 times

Rapper Curren$y and his Jet Life crew of rappers have released the artwork and track list for Jet World Order 2.

The 17-track album features Jet Life members Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Smoke DZA, Sir Michael Rocks, in addition to CornerBoy P, Fiend, Killa Kyleon and Dee Low.

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Hip-Hop Star 50 Cent Launches SMS Audio Line In Dubai
Added: 18 October 2012 | Read 583 times

New York rap star 50 Cent is currently in Dubai, where he launched his custom line of headphones, SMS Audio.

50 Cent’s line of headphones will go on sale this November in the country, the rapper said during a press conference.

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Rapper Drake Earns High School Diploma
Added: 18 October 2012 | Read 1396 times

Drake has accomplished a number of milestones since launching his career as a Hip-Hop artist in 2006.

The rapper, who had sold millions and smashed Billboard chart records, completed his high school education yesterday (October 17).

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50 Cent's 'Street King Immortal' Pushed Back, Says 'Detox' May Be An EP
Added: 18 October 2012 | Read 629 times

It looks like fans of 50 Cent may have to wait a bit longer to hear his long-awaited Street King Immortal. Now, in a recent interview with MoneyBagBlake, the Queens rapper's final LP with Interscope has been pushed back.

Fif said that the previously announced released date of November 13 has been pushed back to an as-of-yet unspecified date. Still, he said that the album is completed, and the only reason it's been pushed back is due to unrelated financial issues.

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Jay-Z Gets Down With President Obama In New Presidential Advertising Campaign
Added: 17 October 2012 | Read 478 times

Jay-Z is officially campaigning on behalf of President Barack Obama, in a new advertising campaign. The rapper offers up his opinion on President Obama in the “Power of Our Voice” campaign and what he represents to millions of Americans around the country.

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Miami Rapper Bizzle Shot and Killed At Local Car Wash
Added: 16 October 2012 | Read 1109 times

Popular local Miami rapper Bizzle was shot and killed last night (October 15), at a car wash in Liberty City, Miami.

The Miami Herald reports that Bizzle, 37, was shot and killed during an argument around 8:00 PM.

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Prodigy Says Havoc Doesn't Deserve To Get Shot, Adds That Others Do
Added: 16 October 2012 | Read 733 times

The feud between Mobb Deep members Havoc and Prodigy has become an on-going dispute. Along the way, Havoc accused Prodigy of snitching and said that he was hiding his homosexuality.

There was even a rumor of the two being involved in a physical altercation and disses have been handed out. However, in a recent interview Prodigy declined to speak badly of Havoc, shouting him out and saying he feels good.

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Gunplay's Armed Robbery Caught On Tape, Rapper Could Face Life In Prison
Added: 14 October 2012 | Read 1420 times

Damning evidence has surfaced in the investigation of Gunplay's armed robbery and assault charges.

As previously reported, the rapper turned himself into Miami-Dade Police earlier this week.

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Young Jeezy Addresses Fight With Rick Ross, Calls Gucci Mane 'Retarded'
Added: 13 October 2012 | Read 1337 times

Young Jeezy and Rick Ross' camps threw it down at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, engaging in a fight backstage. But during an interview with Power 106's Big Boy's Neighborhood, he said that he was never touched during the melee but didn't go in-depth as to his feelings on Rozay.

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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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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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