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Meek Mill To Stay Locked Up Until September
Added: 21 July 2014 | Read 99 times

A judge has rejected Meek Mill’s request to get out of jail early, which was submitted through his lawyers.

The rapper has been in jail since July 11 after violating the terms of probation rooted in a 2009 gun conviction.

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Lil Wayne Admits Not Being Able To Battle In New Episode Of 'Weezy Wednesdays'
Added: 18 July 2014 | Read 261 times

In episode 21 of his “Weezy Wednesdays” series, Lil Wayne addressed the Battle Rap culture and the battles on the card at Saturday’s (July 12) Total Slaughter.

Speaking generally about the battle culture, Lil Wayne states “it’s very dope” and that “it can’t be done by many.”

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Drake Disses Macklemore, Does A Skit With Chris Brown & Gets Curved By Skylar Diggins At ESPYS
Added: 18 July 2014 | Read 387 times

Drake took over the hosting job at the 2014 ESPYs awards last night (June 16), and the rapper/actor used the occasion to clown some of his fellow entertainment stars.

One of the noticeable disses was aimed at Macklemore and his controversial wins at this year’s Grammys. A picture of Mack was placed on the screen in the venue as Drake sang the lyrics, “Real talent doesn’t always win championships, like real music doesn’t always win Grammys.”

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Jay Z Calls Angie Martinez During Her First Show On Power 105.1
Added: 18 July 2014 | Read 178 times

Jay Z is sharing the love all over New York City. Less than a week after shocking the world and performing at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Z decided to call in to Angie Martinez’s show on during her first day on Power 105.1.

Today (July 17th) was the first day Angie Martinez has done her radio show on a station other than Hot 97 in over 15 years. To commemorate the day, Jay Z called in and congratulated Martinez and discussed her future after making the switch

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Jeezy Addresses Freddie Gibbs Beef, 'Seen It All' Details
Added: 18 July 2014 | Read 210 times

For a brief time, Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs was signed to Jeezy’s CTE World. As an artist signed to the label, Gibbs would go on to appear on numerous mixtapes with Jeezy and join the rapper on tour, but the relationship between the two artists would eventually go downhill following Gibbs’ departure from CTE World in December 2012.

Gibbs' exit from CTE World would soon be followed by various diss records and other verbal shots taking aim at Jeezy. Jeezy has remained relatively silent on the matter, but did speak on Gibbs during a newly-released interview with Elliott Wilson of The Truth.

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Rick Ross: I Talked To Both Wale and Meek Mill As Soon As The Twitter Beef Started
Added: 17 July 2014 | Read 369 times

Rick Ross is a label owner, but to him he’s also a mentor, a friend and now a beef mediator. During a recent interview on the day Meek Mill and Wale engaged in a Twitter feud, Ross explains how he nipped that disagreement in the bud.

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Drake Announces Title Of His Next Album
Added: 17 July 2014 | Read 186 times

Drake seems to be a man of his word. Earlier today (July 15th), Drake revealed in a press release that he has the title for his next album.

According to the press release, Drake’s next album will be entitled Views From The 6, seemingly deriving its name from the two major area codes in Canada (416- Toronto, 647- Ontario). Drake’s album will be released after his Warner Bros-distributed OVO Sound releases Majid Jordan’s EP “Place Like This” and PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO” on July 29th.

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R. Kelly Announces Plan To Drop R&B For Another Genre On Future Album
Added: 17 July 2014 | Read 100 times

The self-proclaimed “Pied Piper of R&B” is looking to jump into another genre of music. R. Kelly announced at Chicago’s 24th Annual Chosen Few Picnic Weekend that he plans to go in a different direction for a future album.

“I’m working on a house album right now, and I want y’all to know, it’s coming,” said Kelly. “Y’all know I love music, and I feel like I can do anything when it comes to music because I am music. Just like y’all.”

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TV Star Disses Kanye West In New Interview
Added: 14 July 2014 | Read 294 times

Kanye West is once again the target of another celebrity’s disrespectful comments. First it was Stacey Dash saying West should go to the jail to experience what rape is really like, now actor Nick Wechsler is apparently jumping on the diss Kanye West train in an interview with Bleu magazine.

“If the choice is between Kanye and anyone else, I’m picking the other guy,” said Wechsler. “Just his personality… It’s hard not to want bad things for him.”

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Rick Ross Addresses Meek Mill Jail Sentence & Album Release
Added: 14 July 2014 | Read 347 times

Last week was a tough few days for Meek Mill. First he got into a social media beef with his Maybach Music Group comrade Wale, then he was sentenced to 3-6 months in jail for violating his parole.

Rick Ross reached out to MTV to address his MMG artist’s latest stint behind bars. In a written statement Ross said:

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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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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

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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'

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DMX Calls Plies One Of The Worst Rappers During Radio Interview

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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.”

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Mr. Cheeks Signs With Stephen Marley's Label; Drops New Single 'Havin Fun'

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

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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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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

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Swizz Beatz Dicusses DMX's Struggles, Jay-Z Beef

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"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.

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Curren$y Signs To Asylum/Warner Bros

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Eminem's Recovery finally let go of #1 - to Avenged Sevenfold.

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Game Disses Rampage Jackson Over A-Team Role

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

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Nicki Minaj rented the Lambo from Hollywood Exotic Car Rental at the cost of $1,750 per day, to include the 2008 luxury vehicle in her video.

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50 Cent Sued Over 2009 Attack Over Oral Sex At Mansion

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Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.

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