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Wiz Khalifa Speaks On Grammy Nominations, Filming With Snoop Dogg
Added: 07 December 2011 | Read 314 times

Wiz Khalifa was recently with two nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Black and Yellow.”

Speaking with Hot 97’s Kay Foxx, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native reflected on the honor, stating that he received the news while performing.

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RZA, Launches RZA'S WORLD APP - Most Comprehensive Entertainment App
Added: 07 December 2011 | Read 322 times

Today, Wu-Tang Clan's chief producer, in conjunction with Charisma Apps proudly announces the worldwide release of RZA's World App!

From the eye-popping, multilevel 3D Chess game, to Soundtrack to Your Life where RZA offers original beats and words of wisdom, you'll gain access to never-before-seen content. We also have footage of RZA giving you an exclusive look at the app, and we'd love for you to share this news with your readers today

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Tyga Drops New Mixtape, #B**CHIMTHESH*T Debut YMCMB Album Slated For December
Added: 05 December 2011 | Read 946 times

Cash Money/Young Money Records artist Tyga is releasing a mixtape today (December 5) as he continues to work on his debut YMCMB project.

His studio album, titled Careless World: Rise of the Last King, is supposed to be released on December 20, although the date has yet to be confirmed.

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TM103 The Documentary Featuring Young Jeezy Screens in Atlanta
Added: 03 December 2011 | Read 593 times

Young Jeezy has never been shy when it comes to talking about his life. Yet, with TM103: The Documentary, Jeezy bares his heart, life, and soul at the feet of the industry, but foremost, the streets.

Last night (December 1) in Atlanta at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, Young Jeezy screened his new film, TM:103 The Documentary on two screens to a receptive audience.

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Big K.R.I.T. Announces New Mixtape '4Eva & A Day'
Added: 03 December 2011 | Read 443 times

Mississippi rapper and Def Jam artist Big K.R.I.T. is hard at work on a new mixtape, “4Eva & A Day”, that will hit BigKrit.com early in 2012.

While many fans are still waiting for his official debut Live From The Underground, K.R.I.T. has been steadily at work and was recently featured on the collaborative single “I’m Flexin” featuring T.I.

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Drake Splits With Popular Management Company Hip Hop Since 1978
Added: 02 December 2011 | Read 823 times

Toronto, Canada based rapper Drake has split with his American management team Hip Hop Since 1978, and has hired the William Morris Agency to represent him.

The rap star, who is still signed to Cash Money Records, also fired his booking agents International Creative Management due to a difference in opinion on various business matters.

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Kanye Leads Grammy Nominations, Snubbed For Album of the Year
Added: 01 December 2011 | Read 556 times

Rapper Kanye West leads all artists for the 2012 Grammy Awards, with a total of seven nominations.

The nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards were announced during the “Grammy Nominations Concert Live!” live televised concert, which was hosted by LL Cool J at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Waka Flock Flame Explains 'Triple F Life' Delay, Speaks On Drake & DMX Collaborations
Added: 30 November 2011 | Read 738 times

Waka Flocka Flame originally intended to release his sophomore album Triple F Life this year, but decided to push it back after realizing he was making music more for the label than fans.

Speaking with Billboard.com's The Juice, the “No Hands” rapper said that he plans on dropping the album at the top of 2012 and why it’s taken a minute to record.

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Lil Boosie Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Drug In Prison
Added: 30 November 2011 | Read 966 times

Lil Boosie has pleaded guilty to three counts of smuggling drugs into Dixon and Angola prisons.

The rapper, real name Torrance Hatch, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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B.o.B. Releases 'E.P.I.C.' Mixtape as Appetizer for Sophomore Album
Added: 29 November 2011 | Read 558 times

Very few artists have had the crossover appeal that rapper, singer, producer, and overall musician B.o.B. has had in his career. B.o.B. a.k.a. Bobby Ray, has only released one studio album, 2010′s The Adventures of Bobby Ray, and is preparing to release his second, Strange Clouds, early next year.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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