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Prodigy Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group
Added: 12 November 2015 | Read 228 times

Prodigy of Mobb Deep is taking his record label to court. According to TMZ, he is suing Universal Music Group for taking profits from his solo work that he did not agree to pay them.

When Prodigy and Havoc inked their deal with Universal back in 1995, their agreement stated that the label would be paid half of all profits from future albums and songs. Havoc claims that the deal said nothing about the label taking profits from his solo work.

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Pusha T Named The New President Of G.O.O.D Music
Added: 10 November 2015 | Read 415 times

Pusha T is not only on the roster for G.O.O.D Music, he oversees it. Kanye West has summoned King Push to be the president of the label, Billboard reports.

The “Numbers on the Board” rapper said he was asked to fill the position during a phone convo with Ye’.

‘Ye had called me and he was like, ‘Tell me something. What do you think about being the president of G.O.O.D. Music?’ And I was like, ‘Well, what are the things that you’re looking for?’ And he was basically just like, to manicure the label, make it profitable, and be very business-oriented about it going forward in a manicured type of way.”

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Puff Daddy Talks Wanting To Go Into Business With Jay Z & Hip Hop Creating Economic Power
Added: 10 November 2015 | Read 301 times

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay Z” Carter are consistently near the top of the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list and The Source Power 30 rankings. Both Puff and Jay run several successful companies, but the “Young G’s” collaborators have yet to join forces for a major business deal.

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Jadakiss Joins Barbershop Debate On Top 5 Emcees Dead Or Alive
Added: 10 November 2015 | Read 299 times

Jadakiss is set to release his fourth studio album Top 5 Dead or Alive on November 20. The discussion about which emcees should be listed as the greatest of all time has been debated in Hip Hop circles for decades. Kiss took it to the urban congress known as the barbershop to continue the conversation about rap music’s Top 5 of all time.

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Fabolous Talks Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson & Stephon Marbury's Impact On The NBA
Added: 07 November 2015 | Read 196 times

New York rapper Fabolous took part in The Die-Hards with Rolling Stone. Fab’s addition is the final installment in the 4-part series which features celebrities discussing sports. The Brooklyn Nets fan addressed how certain athletes changed the culture of the NBA.

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Eminem Is Teaming Up With Genius
Added: 04 November 2015 | Read 439 times

Genius, formerly known as Rap Genius, has teamed up with another one of hip-hop’s elite. After partnering with Nas and Pharrell, the lyric-hub has now joined forces with Eminem, Billboardreports.

Eminem’s annotations will replace the explanations provided by the fans for his new tracks while Genius will serve as the official lyric engine for

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Lil Wayne Announces Release Date For 'No Ceilings 2' Mixtape
Added: 02 November 2015 | Read 545 times

As fans await Lil’ Wayne’s Tha Carter V, he continues to supply free music until the album gets a release date. Tunechi took to Twitter to announce that he is dropping the sequel to his 2009 mixtape No Ceilings, titled No Ceilings 2. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26th.

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Young Jeezy Finds Big Victory In Court
Added: 01 November 2015 | Read 455 times

Young Jeezy went into the Halloween weekend a happy camper, as he won a major victory over a friend that was looking for $5 million.

Detetrius “Kinky B” Ellerbee said he and Jeezy were best friends and business partners, entitling him to half of Jeezy’s earnings. He pleaded his case stating they formed two record labels and several mixtapes.


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Jadakiss Announces Release Date For 'Top 5 Dead Or Alive' Album
Added: 30 October 2015 | Read 353 times

Two years after it was announced, Jadakiss is finally ready to unleash his album Top 5 Dead or Alive to the world.  His fourth album is set to drop on Nov. 20th.

The Yonkers, NY emcee had name dropped rappers like Lil’ Wayne, Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa and Rick Ross as features back when he planned to drop the album in 2013. Further details about the release are scarce.

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Curren$y's 'Canal Street Confidential' Album Features Future, Lil Wayne And More
Added: 30 October 2015 | Read 272 times

Curren$y has unveiled the tracklisting for his eighth studio album, Canal Street Confidential, which drops Dec. 4th. The 13-track effort boats features Future, Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa and K Camp.  The lead single “Bottom of the Bottle” features fellow New Orleans natives August Alsina and Lil’ Wayne and also dropped the second single “Boulders” earlier this week.


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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chief Keef Officially Joins Gucci Mane's Brick Squad, Forms 1017 Glo Gang

A marriage made in trap heaven. Gucci Mane recently announced on Twitter that Chief Keef has joined his 1017 Bricksquad Records.

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