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Chris Brown's Bodyguard Sues Drake and W.I.P. for Club Brawl
Added: 10 April 2013 | Read 1830 times

“Bad press during the summer over allegations”-Drake on “5AM In Toronto”

That June 14th bottle-throwing brawl at New York nightclub W.I.P. continues to bring Drake bad press. Chris Brown’s bodyguard, Patrick Strickland has filed a suit against Drake and W.I.P. after suffering a severe head injury due to the melee.

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Goodie Mob Gets Album Release Date
Added: 08 April 2013 | Read 974 times

It has been over 10 years, but fans finally will be blessed with a new album from a whole Goodie Mob.
The Atlanta-based crew will drop a new, much-delayed album, Age Against The Machine, on June 18.

“I think that we’ve grown a great deal in the last 10 years … Age Against the Machine is symbolic of wisdom being a weapon of choice,” Cee-Lo said, adding that the effort was like “Public Enemy on acid.”

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Jay-Z's Roc Nation Inks Partnership with Universal Music Group
Added: 08 April 2013 | Read 533 times

Marcy projects bred rapper turned mogul, Jay-Z, has entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership with his Roc Nation music label and Universal Music Group.

Under the new deal, Jay-Z will bring his Roc Nation artists, including Rihanna, and will operate as a standalone label within the UMG family, effective immediately.

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Ace Hood Explains 'Trials & Tribulations' Title, Gives Update On 'We The Best'
Added: 08 April 2013 | Read 516 times

Ace Hood's name has heavily reemerged in the Hip Hop game over the last several months creating singles that are flooding clubs and radio alike.

The Miami native recently sat down with Power 99 Philly's Mina SayWhat to talk about his upcoming album Trails & Tribulations. During the interview, Ace explains the meaning of the title and why he displays so much passion in his music.

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T.I. Promises Hustle Gang's 'G.D.O.D.' Mixtape Within A Month
Added: 06 April 2013 | Read 592 times

In a new interview with DJ Skee's Skee.TV, T.I. spoke about his upcoming label effort from Grand Hustle Records' roster.

Known as The Hustle Gang, the collective is believed to be making a free project, due around the first of May. "Give me four weeks to put it together. And I'm speaking on behalf of all Hustle Gang affiliates and artists," said T.I., while in Hollywood, California where he maintains a residence.

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Joe Budden Confirms Slaughterhouse To Begin Recording Third Album
Added: 06 April 2013 | Read 479 times

Joe Budden appeared on MTV's Rap Fix Live yesterday. In addition to discussing his recent solo effort, No Love Lost and his season spent on Vh1's Love & Hip Hop, the Jersey City, New Jersey emcee revealed that his group, Slaughterhouse is quickly following up their 2012 album, welcome to: our HOUSE.

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Cops Called On Busta Rhymes At Miami Burger Joint
Added: 04 April 2013 | Read 980 times

A Miami Burger shop owner called the police on rapper Busta Rhymes after the star wasn’t served at his beckoning, a new report alleges.

Furthermore, Stephanie Vitori of Cheeseburger Baby charges that the rapper verbally accosted the employees, calling them “f*g” and “b**ch.”

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Drake Gets Into Paintball Fight With Kevin Hart
Added: 04 April 2013 | Read 1024 times

Drake got into another fight with a celebrity involving projectiles and feuding crews. This time the Take Care MC squares off against Kevin Hart during one of Hart’s stops in Toronto on his Let Me Explaintour.

Moral of the story: Drake has shooters and those shooters have paintballs.

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Kid Cudi Announces Split From G.O.O.D. Music
Added: 03 April 2013 | Read 756 times

It’s very likely that Kid Cudi’s appearance on the G.O.O.D Music compilation Cruel Summer was his last as a member of Kanye West’s collective. Late Tuesday afternoon, the Cleveland native told DJ Felli Fell and Yesi Ortiz of LA’s KPWR “Power 106” FM that he’s no longer been a member of G.O.O.D. Music for a while.

“[I’ve known] for at least like six months,” Cudi explained. “I’m very forward-thinking. I’m like, ‘Next year, I want to be doing this.’”

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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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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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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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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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