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50 Cent To Appear On The X Factor Alongside Stevie Wonder & Justin Bieber
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 368 times

50 Cent is scheduled to appear on FOX's The X Factor tonight (Dec. 22).

The G-Unit honcho will grace the stage alongside fellow performers Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder and Leona Lewis. The results show will be the finale for the season.

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Slim Dunkin Funeral Set For Friday
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 1124 times

Rapper Slim Dunkin will be late to rest just before the Christmas holiday weekend begins.

Slim’s funeral is slated to take place tomorrow (December 16) at Berean Christian Church in Atlanta.

Slim, born Mario Hamilton, was shot and killed last Friday (December 14) in an Atlanta recording studio.

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Police Determine Rapper Slim Dunkin Killed Over Candy
Added: 22 December 2011 | Read 1096 times

According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, Mario Hamilton, known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin, was shot over a small piece of candy last Friday at a recording studio in Southeast Atlanta.

Yesterday, Detective David Quinn of the Atlanta Police Department walked reporters through the crime scene, as he explained exactly what he believes occurred on the night of the murder.

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Drake Goes Platinum; Snoop and Wiz Collaboration Debuts In Top 50
Added: 21 December 2011 | Read 703 times

Drake’s second studio album, Take Care (YM/CM/Universal), has officially been certified platinum.

This week the Take Care dropped one spot from #7 to the #8 spot after selling 75,774 units in the album’s fifth week. However, due to the holiday season, Drake actually saw a 5% increase in album sales compared to last week. Haters gon’ hate but YMCMB is having one hell of a year!

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Common Responds To Drake's Reaction To Sweet
Added: 20 December 2011 | Read 575 times

fter Common took subliminal shots at soft rappers on “Sweet,” Drake announced at a concert that if anyone had a problem with him, they should say it to his face.

During an interview with 107.5 WGCI’s Tony Sco (via FSD), Com maintained that it wasn’t directed at Drizzy but said that if he felt he was offended, then so be it.

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Young Buck Assets Face Liquidation
Added: 20 December 2011 | Read 474 times

Rapper Young Buck is due in court today, where the fate of his assets will be decided by a bankruptcy court.

According to WKRN Channel 2, in Nashville, a number of the rapper’s possessions could be liquidated today (December 20).

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Drake Says The Motto Video Will Release This Week, Speaks On Acting Roles
Added: 19 December 2011 | Read 517 times

Drake recently performed at 94.9’s WiLD JAM, taking some time before his performance to speak with the station.

During his interview, he revealed that the video for “The Motto” featuring Lil Wayne will most likely arrive this week after its post-production is complete.

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Police Seek Suspects In Yung Joc Home Invasion/Robbery
Added: 19 December 2011 | Read 354 times

Police are seeking three armed men who forced their way into Yung Joc’s recording studio and stole $50,000 worth of recording equipment.

Two caretakers arrived at the house, which doubles as a studio and were greeted by three armed men hiding in the bushes.

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Police Have No Suspect, No Gun In Slim Dunkin Murder
Added: 19 December 2011 | Read 796 times

Police are still seeking the gunman who shot and killed rapper Slim Dunkin in an Atlanta recording studio on Friday afternoon (December 16).

According to Police Major Keith Meadows, as many as 20 people were in a recording studio on Memorial Drive in Atlanta, when a dispute broke out between Slim Dunkin and an unknown individual.

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Wale Hits #1, Announces Second Leg Of Ambition Tour
Added: 17 December 2011 | Read 384 times

Washington D.C. rapper Wale has reached an important milestone in his career, by landing his first #1 hit single.

The rapper’s single “Lotus Flower Bomb” featuring Miguel is currently the #1 record at Urban Radio.

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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'

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Set November Release Date For 'Art of War III'

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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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