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Meek Mill Reportedly Sues City Of Philadelphia
Added: 14 April 2014 | Read 195 times

Meek Mill is reportedly suing the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for false imprisonment and invasion of privacy, according to TMZ.

Court documents indicate that Mill is suing Philadelphia over a 2012 incident. He says he was pulled over and told that law enforcement officials smelled marijuana in his car. They searched his vehicle and handcuffed the rapper "for refusing to let cops search" his car, as per the publication.

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50 Cent 'I Got The Whole Interscope System Out Of The Way'
Added: 14 April 2014 | Read 188 times

Sitting down with XXL at a SiriusXM “Town Hall” event, 50 Cent described being in control of his own creative process and release strategy since leaving Interscope.

Asked about his decision to release new music after a period of public musical inactivity, 50 said, “It’s easy, I got the whole Interscope system out of the way.”

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Drake Grants Wish For Terminal Cancer Patient
Added: 13 April 2014 | Read 120 times

Toronto rapper and actor Drake surprised a teenage cancer patient in Houston over the weekend with a requested visit following a social media campaign anchored by the hashtag #DrakeForKen. According to a pair of posts by XXL, Kennedy Brown, a student at Carnegie Vanguard High, has a form of terminal brain cancer.

In addition to rallying for a visit from Drake, Brown’s classmates reportedly surprised their peer with a unexpected prom celebration in her honor. “We realized we need to do this for her so that she can get this experience that we’re all going to get,” the event’s organizers told ABC13 Houston according to XXL. Brown was additionally treated to a visit from her favorite NBA team’s mascot, Clutch of the Houston Rockets, as well as an honorary degree handed over in a special graduation ceremony.

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Producer Reefa Confirms Nas Is Now Working On New Album
Added: 13 April 2014 | Read 90 times

Nas is set to re-release his classic debut album as Illmatic XX next Tuesday, but the Queens legend is also back in the lab working on another studio album. This is according to New York based producer Reefa who says he has worked with Esco on some tracks.

“Nas is working on his album,” says Reefa in an exclusive interview with AHH. “I don’t know too much about it. I just know for a fact that we’ve been collaborating."

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Details Of Game's Alleged Assault On Fiancee Tiffney Cambridge Emerge
Added: 13 April 2014 | Read 238 times

Game’s fiancee, Tiffney Cambridge, says in legal documents that the rapper broke her nose during a March 16 altercation, according to TMZ.

In the documents, Cambridge claims that the rapper told her to, "Move the fuck out the way" and called her a bitch. She also claims that he repeatedly hit her in the torso with his closed fist and tore her clothing.

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Drake Disguises Himself & Asks Random People What They Think About Him
Added: 12 April 2014 | Read 274 times

Drake is one of the most polarizing figures in Hip Hop. For every person that loves his music there is a person that loves to hate on him.

The Drake fans and haters mostly likely had a lot to say about him being announced as the host of the upcoming ESPYs awards.

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Nas Admits Leaking 'Illmatic'
Added: 12 April 2014 | Read 168 times

Nas visited REVOLT Live yesterday [April 10] and discussed the twentieth anniversary of his debut album, Illmatic. In an interview with hosts Sibley and DJ Damage, Nas admitted to playing a role in leaking the then highly anticipated project.

“I heard a lot of stories, but I feel guilty too because I was making tapes for my friends,” he said. “I didn’t think about it like, ‘My album's gonna come out,’ but I made a few copies for my boys. Everybody wanted a copy so I just gave them a copy. It was playing in the neighborhood, so I thought it was cool that the neighborhood had the copies first until I heard [that] it was in [Los Angeles], Chicago, and all these different places. I was messed up for a minute. It was dope, too, at the same time because I knew people liked it. It was cool.”

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Ex-Fiancee Files Restraining Order Against The Game
Added: 12 April 2014 | Read 94 times

The Game’s dispute with ex-fiancée Tiffney Cambridge has now led to a restraining order according to TMZ.

After Cambridge filed a police report against Game for allegedly attacking her, a judge has ordered the rapper to stay 100 yards away from the mother of his children. Game has denied he physically assaulted Cambridge.

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50 Cent's Starz TV Series 'Power' Air Date
Added: 12 April 2014 | Read 70 times

50 Cent's upcoming television series, Power, is set to air June 7 at 9pm EST on Starz.

In 2012, Variety reported that the series would depict a "Gotham nightclub owner who skirts the line between legitimacy and criminality." The trailer shows the premise has remained true to this description.

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Kendrick Lamar Details Nas 'Illmatic' Impact
Added: 12 April 2014 | Read 125 times

Kendrick Lamar says some have compared his work with Nas'.

"We share somewhat of a similar story just being from a community and not being sucked in by what's going on around you," he says in an interview with Google Play. "He's from the projects. I'm from Compton. I'm sure he's seen a lot and done a lot. You hear in my music what's surrounded me and just to be able to elevate your mind alittle bit further passed that through writing is bigger than one song. In order to do that and craft that, it's on another plane and I wouldn't have been able to do that if it wasn't for that album, truthfully.

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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.

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

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Diggy Simmons Headlines 'Scream Tour: NXG'

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Lil Kim Fires Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Song

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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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Curren$y Signs To Asylum/Warner Bros

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Game Disses Rampage Jackson Over A-Team Role

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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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Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Help Students Excel At School

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The rapper’s Rick Ross Charities will host the event with the City of North Miami Office of the City Clerk, Alix Desulme.

Desulme, The Children’s Trust, The Urban League of Greater Miami and Ross will present the rapper’s annual back to school initiative.

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