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Lil Wayne Ordered To Pay $2 Million In 'The Carter' Documentary Lawsuit
Added: 06 November 2012 | Read 544 times

While his controversial deposition may have taken up most of the recent spotlight, Lil Wayne has been embroiled in a legal battle with filmmaker Quincy Jones III over his '09 documentary The Carter.

Now, in a recent report from TMZ, it appears that Weezy has lost the suit and been ordered to pay upwards of $2 million in damages.

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Snoop Dogg Gets Equity Stake In Mister Cartoon's Sanctiond Car Care Products Brand
Added: 05 November 2012 | Read 523 times

Hip-Hop legend Snoop Dogg has taken an equity stake in Sanctiond, the automotive brand created by legendary tattoo artist Mister Cartoon.

The Sanctiond brand features 15 different products, including waxes, polishes, car wash, interior cleaners and conditioners and other products to care for automobiles.

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Cassidy Agrees To Battle Meek Mill
Added: 04 November 2012 | Read 949 times

It's been a while since there was a high-profile Rap battle, but fans may get their chance to see one soon.

In response to Meek Mill's offer to battle Cassidy or Murda Mook, Cassidy called into Philadelphia's Hot 107.9 to discuss the prospect of battling the fellow Philly emcee.

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Bun B. Hosts 'The Sole Drive' To Raise 20,000 Shoes For Needy
Added: 04 November 2012 | Read 1069 times

Port Arthur, Texas rapper Bun B is teaming with BlackCelebrityGiving.com, to raise shoes for those in need this winter.

Bun B and BCG are heading up “The Sole Drive,” with the aim of collecting 20,000 pairs of shoes to be donated to 20 different organizations, around the world.

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Ghostface Killah Says He's Already Begun Recording For Possible Wu-Tang Clan Album
Added: 02 November 2012 | Read 552 times

Ghostface Killah has revealed that he recently hit the lab with RZA to record tracks for a possible Wu-Tang Clan reunion album.

During an interview with MTV News, Tony Starks said that he has heeded RZA's request to have complete creative control over the potential LP. "Me and RZA spoke about that yesterday," said GFK. "He said that November is the 20th anniversary and he's trying to drop something in November. But he knows what it takes to go ahead and get there. He done studied the game now, he been around this shit for 20 years. Longer than 20 years.

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Rapper Meek Mill Confident In Fans and Sales, Despite Hurricane Sandy's Impact
Added: 02 November 2012 | Read 444 times

Meek Mill’s debut album Dreams and Nightmares will be one of the top five releases in the country next week, by moving between 170-200,000 units.

The numbers are based off one day sales estimates for Dreams and Nightmares, which was released on Tuesday (October 30), just as Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast.

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Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey's Debut Album
Added: 01 November 2012 | Read 603 times

Eminem is slated to executive produce Skylar Grey's upcoming debut album Don't Look Down, due in Spring 2013.

According to a press release, Grey enlists Eminem to sing the hook on the LP's Alex Da Kid-produced first single "C'Mon Let Me ride," which will release on December 11th. The video for the song was already shot in Detroit, Michigan and will be released the same day. On the track, Em reinterpolates the hook from Queen's "Bicycle."

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Hip-Hop Artist Jadakiss Announces Tour Of Canada
Added: 01 November 2012 | Read 408 times

Yonkers rapper Jadakiss is gearing up for a nationwide tour of Canada that will launch in late November.

The Lox/D-Block member will make 14 stops on the tour, including markets like Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Ottawa during the tour, which will kick off on why.

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Tech N9ne Channels Dark Side on 'Boiling Point EP' In Time for Halloween
Added: 31 October 2012 | Read 1278 times

With a statement reading ‘Happy Halloween from Tech N9ne,’ the Strange Music rapper and label leader released his Boiling Point EP today (October 30).

A self-proclaimed exploration of “his dark side,” the seven-track Boiling Point finds Tech N9ne surveying his inner demons with titles such as “Should I Killer” and “Paint On Your Pillowcase.” The visual for “Uralya” conjures images of dark and woodsy, torture scenes:

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Diddy Out Of Hospital & Walking After Car Accident
Added: 29 October 2012 | Read 750 times

After getting into a serious car accident on Wednesday (October 24), Diddy appears to be doing well.

TMZ reports that the rap mogul was seen talking the streets of Los Angeles on Friday (October 26).

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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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Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

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Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

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DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

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Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

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Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

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Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

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Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

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Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

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Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

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