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Chris Brown’s private jet went down in smoke, but in an emergency landing. According to TMZ, eight minutes into Brown’s flight from Burbank, Calif. to Teterboro, NJ the plane began to be filled with smoke.
Brown was on his way to the MET Gala in New York City but the delay caused him to miss the event. Luckily, Brown was able to catch another flight to New York City in time to attend the ”PUNK: Chaos To Couture” after-party.
Ja Rule served almost nearly two years in federal prison, but now the rapper is a free man.
The rapper was jailed for illegal gun possession and tax evasion. The rapper didn’t pay taxes on $3 million in taxes, according to authorities.
In the tradition of Westside Story, Brake Lights and Purp & Patron, Game has announced his announced his current plans for another mixtape.
The Compton, California emcee took to Twitter last night (May 6) to tell fans that his next free collection of songs will be called, Operation Kill Everything.
T.I.’s daughter Zonnique made blog headlines when she went to the prom with bellow rapper Rocko’s son.
For T.I., that warranted a conversation to make sure that all parties were on the same page as to the conduct expected on the big day.
Miami rapper Trick Daddy may be willing to hash out his differences with fellow artist Lil Wayne following their April incident at King Of Diamonds, but the rapper didn’t have the most pleasant of words for Wayne during a recent chat with TMZ.
"If I [wanted to start shit with Lil Wayne] he would have been in the hospital for a different reason than a seizure," Trick Daddy revealed to TMZ while speaking on a possible sit-down.
Lil' Kim is in hot water with her former business manager after he slapped her with a lawsuit claiming the rapper's money-grubbing, diva-like behavior cost him millions in endorsement deals.
According to TMZ, Andrew Ro says his company, International Rock Star Corp, signed a licensing deal with the Brooklyn rapper back in August 2012. Their plan was to showcase numerous products, including a perfume line, clothing line, energy drink, vodka drink, a Steve Madden shoe line and a honey maker.
The line-up for Hot 97′s Summer Jam 2013 concert has been announced, and the list of artists scheduled to appear includes some of the hottest acts in Hip-Hop and R&B.
TDE’s Kendrick Lamar will continue his year-long run of success at the annual event. He will be joined by a host of New York City talent. A$AP Rocky, Fabolous, French Montana, and the legendary Wu-Tang Clan will all take the Summer Jam stage this year.
Today Pepsi Co and Mountain Dew dropped Lil’ Wayne from his deal after the YMCMB president and CEO referenced civil rights victim Emmett Till in a song.
After a week where Emmett Till’s family rejected Lil’ Wayne’s apology, Wayne was ultimately dropped for having rapped the lyrics, “Bout to put rims on my skateboard wheels / Beat that pu**y up like Emmett Till.”
As Jay-Z prepares to release the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Great Gatsby, the Hip-Hop mogul sat down with BlackTreeTV to discuss how he got involved with executive producing the project.
The Great Gatsby soundtrack will be released Tuesday, May 7th. The movie will hit theaters May 10th.