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Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Seizure On Private Jet
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1126 times

Rapper Lil Wayne was hospitalized yesterday (October 25), after having suffered from a medical ailment on a plane.

TMZ reports that Lil Wayne’s private jet made an emergency landing in Texas, after the rapper suffered seizure like symptoms.

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Shyne Blasts Diddy Over Failing To Take Care Of Slain Bodyguard's Family
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1064 times

Between attacking Rick Ross' latest mixtape, questioning Drake's credibility and even trashing Kendrick Lamar's debut LP, Shyne has been keeping himself busy taking other artists to task. Now, in an exclusive interview with AHH, the former Bad Boy once again sets his sights on his old boss Diddy.

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Game Defends Kendrick Lamar From Shyne's Comments Against 'good kid, m.A.A.d city'
Added: 27 October 2012 | Read 1066 times

Game didn't take too kindly to Shyne's comments referring to Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city as "trash." Speaking with MTV News, the Compton, California rapper said that Po's music helped pique his interest in Hip Hop, stating that he's always supported the former Bad Boy rapper through times thick and thin.

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Lil Wayne Says He's Been Researching Barack Obama & Mitt Romney
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 652 times

Lil Wayne might not be able to vote in the upcoming election, but that doesn't mean he's uninterested in politics.

During an interview with MTV News, Weezy said that he's been brushing up on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, stating that while he doesn't support one over the other, he's keeping up with their stances so he knows what to expect when the victor is decided.

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Meek Mill Talks Relationship With Jay-Z, Says He's Paved The Way For Up & Coming Artists From Philadelphia
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 718 times

As an artist both signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and also managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Philly rapper Meek Mill has received feedback on his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, from some of Hip Hop’s most notable artists.

While appearing on MTV’s Rap Fix Live yesterday (October 24), the Philadelphia emcee spoke on his relationship with Jay-Z who he says has never been afraid to tell it like it is when it comes to his input on Dreams & Nightmares.

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Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz Purchasing $12 Million Mansion From Eddie Murphy
Added: 26 October 2012 | Read 807 times

Alicia Keys and her husband Hip-Hop producer Swizz Beatz have entered into a contract to purchase Eddie Murphy’s mansion in Englewood, New Jersey.

According to the New York Daily News, the powerful couple entered into deal to buy the house for $12 million, but the closing has been delayed for unknown reasons for a few months.

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Rapper Nicki Minaj Announced As Headliner For 40th Annual American Music Awards
Added: 24 October 2012 | Read 490 times

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has been tapped to headline “The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards.”

Nicki Minaj will join Taylor Swift and Linkin Park as the featured performers of "The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards."

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The Roots To Unveil New Mural In Philadelphia This Weekend
Added: 24 October 2012 | Read 455 times

Black Thought and ?uestlove of The Roots will unveil the design of “The Roots Mural Project” this weekend in their hometown of Philadelphia.

The award-winning rappers/musician will be joined by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Ernel Martinez, lead artist of The Roots Mural Project and Jane Golden, Director, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and others.

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Game Speaks On Possible Nicki Minaj Verse For Trey Songz Collaboration
Added: 23 October 2012 | Read 504 times

Game most recently unveiled the controversial cover art for his upcoming album Jesus Piece, and he's planning on ruffling feathers with the LP's content. During an interview with Rap-Up, Jayceon Taylor spoke on a cut he has with Trey Songz for which he's hoping to get a Nicki Minaj verse.

On the cut, he talks about walking out of the back door of a church and immediately hitting up a strip club.

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Gunplay Released From Prison On $150,000 Bond, Currently On House Arrest
Added: 23 October 2012 | Read 659 times

Gunplay was released on $150,000 bond earlier today and is on house arrest in connection with the robbery of a man at a Miami, Florida tax business.

According to NBC News, the Maybach Music Group rapper is out of prison and is facing charges of second degree aggravated assault with a firearm and armed robbery.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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