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2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Nominations
Added: 05 September 2014 | Read 419 times

Here are the nominations for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards.

It is almost that time again as BET have just released the nominations for their 2014 Hip Hop Awards. Leading the pack is Drake, who managed to get 8 nominations. After that, Jay-Z, Pharrell and Future each have 6 nods while Nicki Minaj, YG and Rich Homie Quan secured 5 nominations.

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G-Unit Talks Jimmy Henchman And Game, Floyd Mayweather Jr's Mike Brown Challenge
Added: 05 September 2014 | Read 434 times

Understatement of the year alert: G-Unit does not forget its enemies. During a recent interview earlier today (September 4th), G-Unit discusses why Game will not be apart of the G-Unit reunion, responds to Floyd Mayweather Jr’s $750,000 challenge and more.

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Eminem Discusses Rihanna Tour Experience, Thoughts On Detroit Lions Season
Added: 04 September 2014 | Read 240 times

Eminem, who recently wrapped work with Rihanna on their The Monster Tour, says it was a fun experience to tour with the Pop star. 

"It's good," he says in an interview with Shade 45. "It's fun. It's a good time. I'm a man of the people. I'm very much a people person." 
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Kendrick Lamar Facing $1 Million Lawsuit Over 'Rigamortis' Song
Added: 04 September 2014 | Read 213 times

Kendrick Lamar’s Section.80 was the breakout project for the West Coast superstar, and one of the standout tracks from the album was the Willie B and Sounwave produced cut “Rigamortis.”

According to TMZ, jazz musicians Eric Reed and Willie Jones III are claiming “Rigamortis” is a rip off of their “The Thorn” released in 2010. The pair have filed a lawsuit against Kendrick stating the TDE rapper never credited them or paid them for their music. Reed and Jones are seeking $1 million, any profits from the sale of the song, and all rights to the song.
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Jeezy Says Firearm Arrest Was Unwarranted
Added: 04 September 2014 | Read 156 times

Atlanta rapper Jeezy spoke briefly on his recent arrest while appearing on Hot 107.9 to promote his newly-released album, Seen It All: The Autobiography.

In regards to being detained, Jeezy revealed that he and the members of his crew should not have been arrested in the first place. He also stated that he could have bailed out early on, but chose not to leave those he was detained with until they could all be bailed out.
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T.I.'s Hustle Gang 'G.D.O.D. II' Cover Art
Added: 03 September 2014 | Read 174 times

The cover art for T.I.’s Hustle Gang G.D.O.D. II has been released, according to EnvyThe DJ.

G.D.O.D. is short for Get Dough Or Die.
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Jeezy Explains What Took So Long To Post Bail, Comapres Being A Rapper To Being Malcolm X + MORE
Added: 03 September 2014 | Read 193 times

Jeezy is a thug motivator, Mr. 17.5 and a civil rights leader..in his own right. In his first interview since his prison release, Jeezy speaks on why his bail posting took so long, why he does not want his son being a rapper and more.

Jeezy was arrested on August 24th over gun possession charges and did no post his $1 million bail until four days later on August 28th. 
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G-Unit Announces 2nd EP 'The Beast Is G-Unit' 50 Cent Explains Why Game Was Left Out
Added: 03 September 2014 | Read 221 times

G-Unit’s 2014 music run is not over. During a recent interview with Power 106 LA, the crew announced they plan to follow-up their recent The Beauty of Independence project with another EP.

“The Beauty of Independence is the first half and then The Beast is G-Unit is the second half,” reveals the Unit’s leader 50 Cent.
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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Man in D.C.
Added: 02 September 2014 | Read 201 times

Chris Brown would rather have an assault conviction on his record than continue with the case. This morning(September 2nd) Brown pled guilty misdemeanor assault of a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.

Brown admitted to punching Parker Adams outside the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. last October. Adams suffered a broken nose as a result of the altercation.
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Peewee Longway Arrested On Drug Charges
Added: 02 September 2014 | Read 167 times

Peewee Longway, a rapper in 1017 Brick Squad, was arrested yesterday (Sunday August 31), charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance and first degree possession of marijuana.

He was arrested prior to a performance in Alabama.

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