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RiFF RAFF Giving Up Cocaine, Molly
Added: 16 December 2014 | Read 96 times

According to TMZ, Houston, Texas rapper RiFF RAFF has chosen to give up both cocaine and molly. The publication reports that RiFF RAFF’s decision to give up cocaine and molly comes after a four year-long addiction to the two drugs.

Although the musician is giving up cocaine and molly, he has no plans on stopping his marijuana use.
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Nicki Minaj Responds To Cash Money Rumors, Says 'We're A Family'
Added: 16 December 2014 | Read 171 times

With her Pink Print album now available in stores, Nicki Minaj recently spoke with DJ Whoo Kid about the release, using Jay Z as a source of inspiration, and also addressed the recent rumors of a rift between Cash Money and Lil Wayne.

When asked about the Pink Print and its connection to Jay Z's album of a similar name, Nicki said, "Everybody probably knows that Jay has been one of my biggest inspirations. He's from New York."
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Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Will Be Released In Early 2015, According To Mack Maine
Added: 14 December 2014 | Read 306 times

After several album delays and a recent spat with Cash Money played out on social media, Mack Maine says that Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V  will be released in the first quarter of 2015.

Speaking with Miami radio station 99 Jamz, the Cash Money president assured that the release is ready for early next year and addressed the delays.

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50 Cent Says Jay Z Will Fail In Boxing Promotion
Added: 14 December 2014 | Read 195 times

50 Cent is never shy of expressing his opinion especially when it comes to his contemporaries in any one of his endeavors.

It has been known for some time that Jay Z has been trying to move his Roc Nation Sports management company into the boxing arena, one that 50 has been in for a long time. Confronted with this reality, the Queens native and former Floyd Mayweather companion sounded off about Jay and his proposed move. In a recent interview with BET.com, 50 Cent said that Jay is setting himself up for failure as boxing is like no other sport when it comes to promotion or management.

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Nas & Russell Simmons Join 'Millions March NYC' Protest
Added: 14 December 2014 | Read 90 times

Nas, Russell Simmons, and former Def Jam VP Kevin Liles joined tens of thousands of protestors in New York City yesterday in a march against the recent deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akair Gurley, and Tamir Rice, who were all killed by police in recent months.

The "Millions March NYC" protest was a mile long and lasted four hours but continued on unofficially throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. The demonstration moved from Washington Square Park to the NYPD headquarters and consisted of as many as 27,000 protesters according to police estimates. Demonstrations in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Boston, and more coincided with the "Millions March NYC" protest yesterday.

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Kendrick Lamar Talks 'i' & Its Connection To Police Injustice Protests
Added: 13 December 2014 | Read 146 times

Kendrick Lamar's latest song "i" is more than a feel-good record with a catchy chorus.

It promotes self love and touches on social issues, as well. Although the Compton-bred rapper hasn't been overly active in conversations surrounding the recent police brutality cases, Kendrick is frustrated by the incidents.

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Gucci Mane Tweets Fans To Write Him In Prison
Added: 13 December 2014 | Read 194 times

Gucci Mane wants more fan mail. Earlier this week, the Trap God took to Twitter -- from prison -- to tell his fans to write him.

"Yall write me" Gucci tweeted. He also included his prison mailing information: RADRIC DAVIS #65556019 TERRE HAUTE USP PO BOX 33 TERRE HAUTE INDIANA 47808.

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J. Cole Hip Hop Is Like Completely White
Added: 13 December 2014 | Read 174 times

In an NPR interview conducted by an “emotional” Angie Martinez on Power 105.1, J. Cole spoke about the state of race relations in Hip Hop in light of his Late Show with David Letterman performance Wednesday.

“This is that time for the switch in Hip Hop, “ J. Cole says in the Power 105.1 interview. “It’s the system’s fault. There comes a time when the system realizes, ‘I can sell this White person a lot easier.’ Hip Hop is like completely White.”

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Jeezy Cleared On Gun Charges
Added: 12 December 2014 | Read 205 times

Jeezy is in the clear on gun charges that could have derailed his career.

The trap star was arrested in Mountain View, CA over the summer for a rifle that he claimed wasn’t his.

The police have dismissed the charges from the August 24 incident, but Jeezy had some comments that suggest bias.

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Video Surfaces Of Diddy Saying Drake Stole '0 to 100' Beat Months Ago
Added: 11 December 2014 | Read 451 times

We were all stunned when it was revealed that Diddy gave Drake a few blows earlier this week that landed him in the hospital with a dislocated shoulder. The scuffle was allegedly over Drake stealing the Boi-1da-produced “0 to 100″ track from Puff, but there had been speculation that it was over Drizzy making a move on Diddy’s bae Cassie.

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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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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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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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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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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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