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“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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.’”