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Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan Says To Expect A Mixtape From Drake In January
Added: 27 November 2014 | Read 198 times

For the Toronto Raptors, having Drake as their global ambassador comes with some perks. Not only do you get to rub elbows with one of hip-hop’s favorites but you also get first dibs on his new music. Just ask Raptors small forward DeMar DeRozan. During an appearance on NBA TV he revealed that he will be hearing Drake’s newest mixtape soon, which he said is dropping at the top of 2015.

“I talked to [Drake] the other night. He actually said he wanted to give me his mixtape. It come out in January,” he told to Chris Webber and co.

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Kendrick Lamar's Short Film 'm.A.A.d' To Air At MOCA In 2015
Added: 27 November 2014 | Read 154 times

After premiering at Sundance’s NEXT Fest in August, Kahlil Joseph’s Kendrick Lamar commissioned short film m.A.A.d. is set to air at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

The 14-minute documentary is a companion to Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d. city album and is the second of Khalil’s films to be honored at Sundance, the first of which was a collaboration with Flying Lotus called Until The Quiet Comes.

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Big Sean Hands Out Turkeys To 1,000 People In Detroit
Added: 27 November 2014 | Read 92 times

Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner, Big Sean headed back to his hometown of Detroit to make sure that the less fortunate were taken care of.

Thanks to him and his nonprofit organization, the Sean Anderson Foundation, turkeys and canned goods were given to 1,000 people at Detroit’s River Rouge High School at their second annual turkey drive. From the looks of the pictures and video, Sean and co. put smiles on many people’s faces.

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Rick Ross Explains Feature Selection On 'Hood Billionaire'
Added: 26 November 2014 | Read 285 times

Rick Ross released his second album of 2014 yesterday (November 24) when he dropped Hood Billionaire. As opposed to Mastermind, Ross' earlier effort, the album didn't contain as many Maybach Music Group features, something Ross attributed to timing and artist availability.

Recently speaking with HipHopSince1987, the MMG headman explained his feature selection for the album, which had a lot to do with Meek Mill's recent unavailability.

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No Malice Releases Trailer For 'The End Of Malice' Documentary
Added: 25 November 2014 | Read 216 times

When Pusha T’s brother changed his named from Malice to No Malice and decided to shift his music, many were unsure of what led him to step away from the music that jump started his career. It was a surprise to the fans and they were forced to accept that there would never be another Clipse album because of it. Now, No Malice is now releasing a documentary that will detail what sparked his spiritual journey and what made him change his life. In the trailer for The End of Malice, No Malice narrates an account of what led him to step away from fame as he knew it. Pharrell and Pusha T also make appearances. A release date has not been revealed.

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Kanye West Travels To China To Work On Yeezy's
Added: 23 November 2014 | Read 266 times

TMZ’s latest run-in with Kanye West didn’t end in a scuffle as his previous confrontations with photographers have, and when asked about his travel plans, Kanye revealed that he’s travelling to China to work on his next sneaker release.

After being peppered with questions about his next project, his reaction to Kim Kardashian’s nude magazine spread, and more, a paparazzo asked the emcee/producer what’s behind his trip to Asia as he walked through the airport.

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Leaked Tracklist For Chance The Rapper's 'Surf' Album Surfaces
Added: 22 November 2014 | Read 294 times

A Reddit user has uploaded a picture of what appears to be the tracklist for Chance The Rapper’s upcoming album, Surf.

The Reddit user posted links to two separate images. One image shows a whiteboard with “Surf” written on it and what’s assumed to be the tracklist, covered by the word “censored.” In the other image, another whiteboard is shown with the Surf album title and a list of songs.

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Snoop Dogg Clowns Bill Cosby Regarding Rape Controversy
Added: 22 November 2014 | Read 364 times

Snoop Dogg recently made light of the controversy surrounding comedian/actor Bill Cosby in a picture uploaded to his Instagram account this week.

On Instagram, Snoop reposted a meme featuring a picture of Cosby with the words “Webbie – ‘Gimme That’ feat. Bill Cosby” placed over the picture. The Long Beach, California rapper did not add his own caption to the Instagram post, which was featured on Vlad TV.

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Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For 'B4.DA.$$' Album
Added: 20 November 2014 | Read 188 times

After gaining attention from Hip Hop fans with the mixtapes 1999 and Summer Knights, Joey Bada$$ is ready to share his debut studio album with the world. Joey revealed the release date for B4.DA.$$ in a trailer for the project uploaded to YouTube.

The video ends with the words “B4.DA.$$ 1.20.15″ on the screenThe Pro Era member also added a message with the visuals. Joey wrote

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Billboard To Begin Counting Streaming For Album Chart
Added: 20 November 2014 | Read 373 times

The Billboard 200 chart has served as the official authority for the weekly album rankings in the United States since 1956. In 1991, the magazine has listed the top-selling LPs in the nation based off Nielsen SoundScan sales numbers. The New York Times reports Billboard and Soundscan will start adding streaming numbers to the total album sales as well.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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