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Lil Wayne Accused Of Punching Doorman In The Face
Added: 29 June 2016 | Read 352 times

Things went awry for rapper Lil Wayne after the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles, after an altercation with a nightclub doorman.

TMZ reports that the incident occurred last night (June 26), at Hyde nightclub.

 

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Ludacris To Perform at Guantanamo Bay
Added: 29 June 2016 | Read 173 times

Rapper Ludacris will perform at controversial U.S. Navy base Guantanamo Bay in Cuba on America’s Independence Day.

On July 4th, the Hip-Hop star will perform for the families of Department Of Defense contractors who live on the base, where 89 suspected terrorists are incarcerated.

 

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Gucci Mane Is Already Working On A New Album
Added: 27 June 2016 | Read 275 times

It’s been almost a month since Gucci Mane was released from jail early, and he’s already working on an official LP.

The Atlanta rapper recently took to twitter to announce that he’s working on a new album currently titled Everybody Lookin’.

 

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50 Cent Arrested For Cursing During St. Kitts Show
Added: 27 June 2016 | Read 264 times

50 Cent was arrested for using profanity during his set last night at a concert in on St. Kitts in the Caribbean.

According to reports, the former G-Unit rapper was told not to use the word “motherf***er during his set since profanity on stage is illegal on the island.

 

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Cam'ron Is Getting into The Cannabis Business
Added: 23 June 2016 | Read 319 times

Cam’ron is coming out with his own strain of weed. The Harlem emcee is doing his homework on the subject too.

According to High Times, Cam spent a weekend at a development facility near San Francisco, conducting research on various strains, quality, and potency.

 

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Schoolboy Q Releases Trailer For Upcoming Album Blank Face LP
Added: 23 June 2016 | Read 245 times

Rapper Schoolboy Q recently released the trailer for his upcoming album release Blank Face LP.

The visuals feature Schoolboy and friends having a normal day in the life in their South Central, Los Angeles neighborhood until they run into some major trouble with the law.

 

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Kanye West Is Taking Over Tidal And The Los Angeles Forum To Premiere His New Video
Added: 23 June 2016 | Read 199 times

Kanye West will host an exclusive premiere before the launch of his “Saint Pablo Tour” in Los Angeles, where he will debut visuals for his single “Famous.”

The rap star will take over the Los Angeles Forum this Friday (June 24) to premiere the single, which is taken from Kanye’s seventh-consecutive #1 album, The Life of Pablo.

 

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Snoop Dogg - Coolaid (Cover & Tracklist)
Added: 20 June 2016 | Read 363 times

 Snoop Dogg will be released new album on July 1st called ‘Coolaid’ . It is packed with 20 tracks and features from Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih, Swizz Beatz, Too Short, Trick Trick, E-40 and more.

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Wale Announces Friday Release For New Mixtape 'Summer On Sunset'
Added: 17 June 2016 | Read 187 times

Yesterday, Wale released a trailer to announce that he’ll be releasing a new mixtape titled “Summer On Sunset” Friday.

The video for the new project features images of Wale performing along with a voiceover from close associate, Jerry Seinfeld.

 

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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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