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DJ Mustard's 10 Summers: The Mixtape Vol. 1 To Release This Week
Added: 20 July 2015 | Read 244 times

DJ Mustard is back with another project full of summer bangers. The L.A beatsmith gave short notice via his Instagram last night (July 19) that he has a new project coming this week. His new mixtape, 10 Summers: The Mixtape Vol. 1 will be dropping on July 23rd.

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Future Is Going On A Mini-Tour This Week
Added: 20 July 2015 | Read 144 times

To thank his fans for the success for the success of Dirty Sprite 2, Future is going on a fully free four city mini-tour to salute his fans. Ironically, the tour is called “Salute the Fans”. For now, the specific for each location hasn’t been released, but will soon be disclosed to the #FutureHive the morning of each show. Check out the official announcement of the “Salute the Fans” Tour.

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Jay Rock Plays New Music For Kendrick Lamar
Added: 19 July 2015 | Read 284 times

Jay Rock has been in TDE for a while now, usually in the shadows of one of the most dynamic music collectives out now. However, that’s all about to change with his new project coming soon. On Friday, the Watts rapper played a little snippet of his new music for Kendrick Lamar. Although the clip is fairly brief, you get the feeling that Rock’s new album is going to be as dope as the leading artists within the group.

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Too $hort Serving 90 Days In Jail
Added: 17 July 2015 | Read 240 times

Too $hort is currently sitting in jail after rejecting a deal offered by the judge on his DUI case, TMZreports.

After accepting a plea deal regarding a DUI in 2013, a judge ruled that he be on probation for three years and complete community service instead of serving jail time.

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Birdman Suing Jay Z's Tidal For $50 Million Over Lil Wayne Album
Added: 16 July 2015 | Read 750 times

Cash Money Records leader Birdman was reportedly upset at his artist Tyga for releasing his latest project The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty on streaming sites such as Spotify. But the part-time rapper is taking more serious steps over the release of Lil Wayne’s recent Free Weezy Album.

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Kid Ink Talks His Top Five Albums Of All Time
Added: 15 July 2015 | Read 383 times

While visiting SKEE TV, Kid Ink took on questions from the fans and revealed his top five hip hop albums of all time.

Among his top five list were the Notorious B.I.G’s Life After Death, DMX’s It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot, Puff Daddy & The Family’s No Way Out, Mase’s Harlem World and Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle.

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50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy
Added: 14 July 2015 | Read 549 times

50 Cent has reportedly fallen on hard times. After being deemed as one of hip-hop’s cash kings for almost a decade, Fif filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 13, according to reports. He reportedly has assets and debts that range between $10 and $50 million.

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Azealia Banks To Go On Tour With K. Michelle
Added: 14 July 2015 | Read 140 times

In support of his debut independent album, Broke With Expensive Taste, Azealia Banks will be touring with K. Michelle this fall. The two will be joining forces to embark on a 20-city tour that will kick off on Sept. 15th in Indianapolis. They will be performing in cities like Detroit, Baltimore,  New York, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and Denver before having the grand finale in Los Angeles on Oct. 15th.

 

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Chief Keef Associate Capo Killed In Chicago, Suspected Shooters Also Kill 1-Year-Old Child
Added: 12 July 2015 | Read 425 times

Glory Boyz Entertainment rapper, and Chief Keef associate, Capo was reportedly killed in Chicago today.

The Chicago Tribune reports several shootings, one of which occurred this afternoon on the 7700 block of South Kingston Avenue on the city’s South Side. A young man (confirmed by friends to be Capo) was shot in the hip and back and taken to the Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

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Migos Changes Debut Album Name & Shares New Artwork
Added: 12 July 2015 | Read 278 times

Atlanta rap trio Migos announce the new name of their debut album, Yung Rich Nation, dropping July 31st on Quality Control Music (distributed by 300 Entertainment). They also unveil the new artwork for the LP, which features all three members QuavoOffset and Takeoff emblazoned on one of their signature gold medallions. The album is available for pre-order now and all purchases will automatically receive “One Time,” “Pipe It Up” and “Recognition” as instant grat tracks.

On the heels of releasing their highly successful debut clothing line Yung Rich Nation that’s been selling out across the country, their hit track “Fight Night” has officially been certified Gold by the RIAA. Further solidifying that it’s their time, Migos were recently profiled in Rolling Stone magazine who then crowned them “Atlanta’s hottest rap group“.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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