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A$AP Ferg Provides Update On New Album
Added: 09 October 2014 | Read 159 times

A$AP Ferg says that he is almost done making his second album. 

"I’m just tweaking it right now,” the A$AP Mob member says during an interview with XXL. “I just want to get it in with a couple of more producers that I love, and it seems like the further I get into it I’m just trying to squeeze more magic out of it. So I think I’m just gonna keep going until the label tells me I can’t go on anymore, honestly.”
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Rick Ross Says He's On Jay Z & Puff Daddy's Minds
Added: 09 October 2014 | Read 395 times

Weeks after Miami, Florida rapper Rick Ross questioned his status on Forbes’ annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, the Maybach Music Group founder revealed that he could possibly become a billionaire, during his interview with Power 105.1’s Angie Martinez.

Ross went on to explain that seeing his team succeed was his primary goal and shared that “anything” is possible with a solid team.
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50 Cent Loses $16 Million Court Case To Sleek Audio
Added: 09 October 2014 | Read 228 times

50 Cent’s reported $140 million net worth is about to take a slight hit. That’s because a judge has ordered the Hip Hop mogul to pay $16 million to Sleek Audio.

The court ruling stemmed from a lawsuit by Sleek claiming that 50 stole the company’s product design and confidential private client information. An arbitrator previously sided with Sleek in the case and awarded the company $16,181,578 in damages and lawyer fees.
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Big K.R.I.T. Explains Writing 'Mt. Olympus' The Day After 'Control' Released
Added: 08 October 2014 | Read 158 times

In the first of a two-part CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson, Big K.R.I.T. spoke about his intentions with Cadillactica and being motivated to step away from the business side of the music industry while recording. During the interview, K.R.I.T. also explained that he thinks fans “expect full bodies of work” from him more so than standout singles.

Talking about the planned November release, K.R.I.T. described the concept of the record before addressing his shift in approach from Live From The Underground.
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Jeezy 'Seen It All' Tour Dates
Added: 08 October 2014 | Read 110 times

A little over a month after releasing his Seen It All: The Autobiography album, Jeezy has announced a tour to support the project.

The tour is slated to run from October 9 in Daytona Beach, Florida through December 5 in Boise, Idaho.
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DJ Mustard Talks Working With Rihanna, Comparisons To The Bay Area Sound And More on GGN
Added: 08 October 2014 | Read 113 times

In the latest episode of Snoop Dogg’s GGN, DJ Mustard comes through to chop it up with Uncle Snoop. During his (smoke-free) sit down, he talked about getting in the studio with Rihanna.

“She walked in the studio like an angel,” said the 24-year-old. “She’s real cool. She reminds you of a homegirl.”

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Drake Gives Out 'Hood Grammys'
Added: 07 October 2014 | Read 242 times

Drake has given out "Hood Grammys" on Instagram.

The rapper provided several artists for different categories and gave out "Hood Grammys" to various acts, including Bobby Shmurda, Rae Sremmurd and OG Maco.
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Wu-Tang Clan Explains What Happened With Drake's 'Wu-Tang Forever' Remix
Added: 07 October 2014 | Read 207 times

Drake's "Wu-Tang Forever" remix, which was set to feature Wu-Tang Clan members, has been scrapped, the group says. U-God recently told MTV about why the song likely won't be released. 

"We was hard body at the time," U-God says. "We was listening to the track, and like later on, I was like, 'What the hell was I rhyming about? I was like I was rhyming some hardcore shit, and he wanted to talk about some bitches.' Pardon me. Women and stuff. That's the reason it didn't transpire. We was rushin'. We got the track last minute...At the time, I wasn't feelin' women-y. I was feelin' hard as nails...The subject matter didn't really mesh."
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Kanye West's Upcoming Album Different From 'Yeezus' Says Malik Yusef
Added: 07 October 2014 | Read 154 times

Longtime Kanye West collaborator Malik Yusef is working with the rapper on a follow-up to his last project, Yeezus.

"Yeezus was a hard album to work on because it was a departure from where I wanted to be with our music," Yusef says in an interview with Rolling Stone. "Kanye was very declarative in his statement of 'I don't want this to be a regular Kanye album. I don't want this to be what people are familiar with.'"
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Wiz Khalifa 'Blacc Hollywood Big Secret Tour' Dates
Added: 07 October 2014 | Read 97 times

Wiz Khalifa is set to embark on a nationwide tour later this month dubbed the Blacc Hollywood Big Secret Tour.

The tour is in support for the rapper’s Blacc Hollywood album, which was released earlier this year.
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