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No I.D. To Produce For Eminem's Upcoming Album
Added: 11 September 2012 | Read 839 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 751 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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Nas Announces Special Radio City Music Hall Show On New Year's Eve
Added: 11 September 2012 | Read 415 times

Queens, New York rap star Nas has announced a special show for New Year’s Eve. The Queensbridge native is planning an event to celebrate the past year, at Radio City Music Hall on December 31.

Nas will bring in the New Year with opening act Elle Varner, reps for the rapper announced today (September 11).

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Drake Says Justin Timberlake & Sade Are His Most-Wanted Collaborators
Added: 10 September 2012 | Read 447 times

Drake has worked with some of music's brightest stars, from Kanye West and Jay-Z to Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Still, Drizzy has unfulfilled collaborative desires.

At the MTV Video Music Awards, where Drake took home a "Best Hip-Hop Video" Moonman for "HYFR," Drake explained that he would like to collaborate with Justin Timberlake and Sade.

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Big Sean Explains Getting Jay-Z & Kanye West For 'Clique' Single
Added: 10 September 2012 | Read 638 times

As "Clique," which features Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Big Sean, makes its rounds online, Big Sean remains amazed that he and the Throne ended up on a track together.

In an interview with MTV News, Sean spoke on the track, which is the latest single from G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer Album, and will be featured on Big Sean's next album.

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Lil Wayne, Mariah, Drake, Win Top Honors at BMI Awards
Added: 10 September 2012 | Read 420 times

A number of top rappers were honored during the BMI Awards last night (September 7), in Los Angeles. Top producers, music publishers and songwriters gathered at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

Mariah Carey took home top honors of the night, by being named a BMI Icon.

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Drake Tops Hip-Hop Competition At 2012 VMA'S
Added: 08 September 2012 | Read 704 times

Drake won Best Hip-Hop Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Drake’s song “HYFR” featuring Lil Wayne won Best Hip-Hop Video, topping competitors like Big Sean, Jay-Z and Kanye West, 2 Chainz and Pusha T, Nicki Minaj and Childish Gambino.

“Gotta thank Lil Wayne because he killed the song,” Drake said, flanked by Young Money counterparts Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne.

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Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Confirm Pregnancy At MTV's Video Music Awards
Added: 08 September 2012 | Read 430 times

When Jay-Z and Beyonce announced that they were expecting, it was done at the MTV VMAs. This year, a different couple had a similar announcement. Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa confirmed that they are expecting at this year's event, making sure to note their joy. 

"Well, Sway, you know you my brother man, so we had to do it with you first and we had to do it with the whole world, and just let everybody know that we're expecting a beautiful young baby," Wiz said to MTV's Sway Calloway. 

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Drake Supports Tyra Banks TZONE Camp For Girls With Performance In New York
Added: 07 September 2012 | Read 423 times

Toronto rapper Drake will hit New York to support Tyra Banks’ TZONE, a new effort being launched in conjunction with the supermodel and the Lower Eastside Girls Club on Avenue D in Manhattan. Tyra will preside over the The Flawsome Ball, which will be headlined by Drake.

Tyra uses the word “Flawsome” (a mixture of flawed and awesome) to describe the young girls who take part in the TZONE, which was originally launched in 1999 as a weeklong camping experience for young girls in Los Angeles.

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B.o.B. Says His Coca-Cola Partnership 'Perfect Harmony' Is Going To Help Aspiring Artists
Added: 06 September 2012 | Read 438 times

B.o.B. says he wants to help aspiring artists. With this in mind, he has teamed up with Coca-Cola for Perfect Harmony. The partnership will allow unsigned talent to perform on BET's 106 & Park's Wild Out Wednesdays and more.

"Teaming up with Coca Cola to do this Perfect Harmony thing, it's just a good opportunity for all aspiring artists," he recently said in an interview with 106 & Park, a show that also helped him early on in his career. "This is really coming around full circle."

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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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