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LL Cool J To Collaborate With Eminem On 'G.O.A.T. 2'
Added: 31 December 2014 | Read 303 times

In a recent conversation with RapUpTV, LL Cool J confirmed that his upcoming project, G.O.A.T. 2 will feature a guest appearance by Eminem. “Me and Em have a song,” says the Queens-emcee. “He recently just let me hear his verse and it’s crazy. He’s chainsawing shit. It’s good. I think people are going to be pleasantly surprised when they hear me and him on a record together. This is the first time we ever did something together.”

LL Cool J also revealed that T.I. and Fred The Godson are also featured on G.O.A.T. 2, which currently does not have a release date.
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Bun B, Too $hort & Paul Wall Remember Pimp C On His 41st Birthday
Added: 31 December 2014 | Read 282 times

Its been seven years since the death of Pimp C. The UGK member and Southern Hip Hop pioneer would have been 41-years-old today (December 29).

To commemorate Pimp C on his birthday, Montreality has released a video filled with footage of his friends remembering his life and the moments they shared.
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Suge Knight Supports Lil Wayne Over Cash Money + Sends A Message To Drake
Added: 31 December 2014 | Read 638 times

Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight has decided to insert himself in the Lil Wayne versus Cash Money drama. Speaking with TMZ, Knight showed support for Wayne’s decision to want to cut ties with CMB.

“Double shout outs to Lil Wayne for being free,” said Suge. “Lil Wayne is somebody I gotta lot of love for, gotta lot of respect for. It ain’t about picking him up. It’s about having his back.”
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Nipsey Hussle 'Mailbox Money' Release Date
Added: 30 December 2014 | Read 226 times

Nipsey Hussle said on Twitter yesterday (December 28) that his Mailbox Money project will be released December 31.

The announcement from the Los Angeles rapper also included three price points for the collection.

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DJ Premier Recalls Being Offered $2 Million For Gang Starr Performance
Added: 30 December 2014 | Read 180 times

DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9, the Hip Hop duo known as PRhyme, kicked off their interview with NW3 (Now Where Were We) Radio by speaking on a handful of past shows and shows that didn’t quite come to fruition.

Among the performances that didn’t materialize was a Gang Starr appearance at a Rock The Bells reunion show. While speaking on the show, DJ Premier revealed that he was offered $1 million and then $2 million to perform at the Rock The Bells reunion.

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KXNG Crooked Compares Eminem & Tupac Shakur
Added: 30 December 2014 | Read 168 times

During a newly-released interview with Blurred Culture, Slaughterhouse lyricist KXNG Crooked shared the names of his favorite rappers and producers. He revealed that Jay Z, Eminem, and the late Tupac Shakur are artists that are consistently in his top 10 list.

The Long Beach, California rapper then went on to compare Em and Tupac. According to the wordsmith, Eminem is “one of the greatest wordplay artists” while Tupac is “one of the realest storytellers.”

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50 Cent Blasts 'Empire' For Biting 'Power'
Added: 28 December 2014 | Read 308 times

50 Cent's endeavors are wide-spread, especially lately, as music has taken a secondary position for the G-Unit rapper.

50 is also someone known to speak his mind when he sees things or people he doesn't quite agree with. Recently taking to Instagram, the Queens native took a shot at the FOX television series Empire, claiming the show's advertising is too similar to that of Power, the Starz series he is Executive Producer of.
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Bobby Shmurda Spends Christmas At Rikers Island Prison
Added: 28 December 2014 | Read 372 times

While most were opening presents and spending time with their family on Christmas Day, New York rapper Bobby Shmurda was locked up at Rikers Island and presumably doing neither of the aforementioned.

Shmurda is awaiting trial after being arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder, assault in the first degree, possession of weapons, intent to sell and possession of narcotics, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree on two counts. He faces up to 25 years on the conspiracy charges and up to 15 years on each of the weapons charges. It was originally reported that Epic Records, Bobby's label, would pay the rapper's $2 million bail, yet he still imprisoned after 10 days.
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Logic Explains Why Battle Rap Doesn't Suit Him
Added: 27 December 2014 | Read 215 times

Logic spoke with VladTV and shared his views on Battle Rap. He says that he doesn’t fit into the world that values spontaneity and scoffs at written rhymes.

“I write and I like to write and that’s my place,” Logic says. “My place is on the record. My place isn’t two in the morning with a million motherfuckers around me and this and that. I hate people, man. I have fucking social anxiety.”
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Jay Z's, Beyonce's, Kanye West's & Diddy's Backstage Demands Detailed
Added: 27 December 2014 | Read 470 times

What's it take to satisfy your favorite artist behind-the-scenes? RadarOnline has just compiled an extensive list of 30 of the most outrageous demands celebrities have made for their backstage dressing rooms.

Sure, there are common wants like loads of liquor and food. But others, like Kanye West, need the scenery to reflect their mood and extra assistance on-hand to nurture his daughter North.
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