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T.I. and Ludacris Set to Headline '2012 Atlanta Music Midtown Festival' This September
Added: 25 April 2012 | Read 422 times

Organizers for the 2012 Music Midtown Festivalhave announced T.I. and Ludacris as participating headliners for their two-day event, to take place on September 21-22 at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia.

T.I. will be one of the headliners on Saturday, September 21, along with indie rock band The Avett Brothers and the 11-time Grammy Award-winning Foo Fighters.

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Wiz Khalifa Speaks On Amber Rose, Chief Keef & 'O.N.I.F.C.'
Added: 25 April 2012 | Read 597 times

During a recent tour of interviews, Wiz Khalifa phoned into WGCI's Morning Riot to speak about his new album, his engagement and Chief Keef.

He said his new album will provide insight on his journey and added that he supports Chief Keef but doesn't need to work with him yet.

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Lawyers For 50 Attempt To Block Young Buck's Asset Sale Over Dispute
Added: 25 April 2012 | Read 508 times

Rapper 50 Cent has filed a motion to block Young Buck’s sale of his intellectual property, in an attempt to pay off creditors, as part of his bankruptcy filing.

According to the Wall Street Journal, 50 Cent’s lawyers filed motions to stop the sale of Young Buck’s recordings, publishing and other intellectual property, until a judge decides what Young Buck is allowed to sell.

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Nas Announces Release Date For 10th Album, 'Life Is Good'
Added: 25 April 2012 | Read 543 times

Def Jam Recordings and Nas have officially announced a July 17 release for the rapper’s tenth studio album, Life Is Good.

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Statik Selektah Termanolgy and Reks Announce Canadian Tour
Added: 24 April 2012 | Read 213 times

Producer/DJ Statik Selektah and his Showoff Records’ roster will tour Canada for the first time this May.

Statik Selektah, Termanology, REKS and DJ Deadeye will kick off the tour of Canada on May 2 in Montreal.

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Curren$y Detained By Police In Dallas
Added: 24 April 2012 | Read 388 times

Curren$y ran into trouble with the law yesterday evening (April 23) in Dallas, Texas.

The rapper was in town to perform at the House of Blues, as part of the “Stoned Immaculate” tour with Smoke DZA, Young Roddy, Fiend, Styles P. and others.

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Rappers Headline Best of Best Festival In Miami For Memorial Day
Added: 24 April 2012 | Read 290 times

A number of top rappers will descend upon Miami this Memorial Day weekend for the sixth annual Best Of The Best Concert.

The sixth annual Best Of The Best Concert, which is being sponsored by CIROC, will take place at Bicentennial Park on Sunday, May 27.

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Wale Debates On ESPN First Take Bets His Hair On Tim Tebow
Added: 23 April 2012 | Read 387 times

Maybach Music Group/Washington D.C. bred rapper Wale sat down and debated sports today (April 23rd) on “ESPN First Take.”

Wale, who has made several appearances on “ESPN First Take” in the past, has developed a reputation for having heated debates with the show’s regular cast member, Skip Bayless.

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T.I. Calls Azealia Banks & Iggy Azalea Beef 'Bitch Shit'
Added: 23 April 2012 | Read 460 times

T.I. stopped by WGCI's The Morning Riot today to discuss a slew of topics, from his upcoming album Trouble Man to sticking to his trap roots.

But during the interview, he addressed the beef between his Grand Hustle signee Iggy Azalea and Harlem, New York rapstress Azealia Banks, who fired shots at Tip on Twitter.

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Dr. Dre Kills Rumors Of Tupac Hologram Tour
Added: 23 April 2012 | Read 621 times

Last weekend, Dr. Dre shocked attendees at Coachella by performing with a hologram of Tupac Shakur.

But during a recent message thanking the fans, he killed rumors that he was going on tour with the technology and that it was strictly for the festival.

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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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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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