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Wale Details Roc Nation Departure, Says 'They're Going In Another Direction'
Added: 26 September 2014 | Read 251 times

With news of his recent split from Roc Nation released in August, Wale spoke with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club about moving over to 77 North Management—the same team responsible for the management of LeBron James—and feeling like Jay Z’s company is “going in another direction.” While on the show, Wale also spoke about plans for his next album, a soured business relationship with Mark Ronson, his recent spat with Meek Mill, and more.

Asked about the decision to join 77 North Management, a company known for its representation of James and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel, Wale said he’ll be getting a different type of insight and direction.
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Shawnna Details Frustrations With Ludacris & Disturbing Tha Peace
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 302 times

According to former Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP) rapper Shawnna, she was blocked from taking part in the BET Hip Hop Awards and a cypher for the awards show by her former label. While speaking exclusively with, the Chicago lyricist revealed that she took a trip down to Atlanta last weekend to promote her new single “Gettin’ To It” and to take part in the festivities for the BET Hip Hop Awards.

As she traveled to Atlanta, Shawnna says she was approached by BET about taking part in one of the BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers. Shortly after BET contacted her about the possible cypher opening, she says her manager informed her that BET denied her access to the red carpet and the awards ceremony.
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Royce Da 59 Details Upcoming Eminem Collaborations, 'PRHYME' Album With DJ Premier
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 204 times

Fans know Shady Records is set to release SHADY XV, a compilation double album that is slated to feature the imprint's greatest hits and new material, but little else has been made public about the project. Royce Da 5'9, who is scheduled to appear on the album, says he doesn't know too much about it, either. 

"The way that they roll things out over there they kind of keep everything kinda tight lipped," Royce says in an interview with XXL's Dan Rys. "They’re a lot like Apple over there. I know that there’s a piece of work that they’re putting out, they’re calling it a compilation, and there’s gonna be music that was released before to commemorate that first release, and then there’s gonna be new music. That’s all I know." 
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Nick Cannon Reportedly Denies Involvement In Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose Divorce
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 251 times

Nick Cannon has denied being involved in Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's divorce, according to TMZ.

Cannon and Rose are working together, but the two do not have a romantic connection, sources say to the outlet. Cannon is managing Rose and says he didn't learn about her marital issues until she signed her contract recently. 
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Schoolboy Q Responds To Childish Gambino Calling Him Out
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 378 times

Childish Gambino made waves when the rapper/actor called out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Schoolboy Q during a concert in July. Earlier this month, CG explained why he targeted those particular emcees, telling The Breakfast Club, “I said those rappers in particular because I feel like they’re the best. I’m sure they’re fine with it.”

Montreality asked Schoolboy for his thoughts on Gambino’s challenge. The Oxymoron album creator does not seem to be too bothered by the verbal attack.
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Drake Says He's Open To Making Music With LeBron James
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 151 times

NBA champion LeBron James has always shown his love for Hip Hop. The four-time league MVP has even been known to spit some rhymes like when he jumped on the “F**kWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” beat.

Well, one platinum rapper says he would be open to collaborating with LBJ on a track. As Drake was leaving the premiere of the LeBron produced TV show Survivor’s Remorse, Drizzy was asked about potentially doing music with the Cleveland Cavaliers player.
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Amber Rose And Wiz Khalifa Split
Added: 25 September 2014 | Read 185 times

In a rather unexpected move, after just a year of marriage Amber Rose has reportedly split from husband Wiz Khalifa. There were no signs of problems when the soon to be former-Mrs Khaifa was twerking in celebration of her husbands #1 album debut.

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Kendrick Lamar Discusses Release Of 'i,' Upcoming Album
Added: 23 September 2014 | Read 252 times

Following the premiere of his new single, "i,"Kendrick Lamar spoke with Los Angeles, California radio station Power 106's Big Boy's Neighborhood regarding his new material.

"I think music is universal," Kendrick Lamar says. "It's an expression. No matter how it comes across, as long as it always remains you, that's how they're gonna respect it and they're gonna have a connection with it." 
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Dr. Dre Takes The Top Spot On Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List; Drake & Macklemore Enter Top 5
Added: 23 September 2014 | Read 326 times

It’s that time of year again. Forbes magazine has released their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and the 2014 installment sees a new man at the top. Dr. Dre slides into the number one position over perennial top earning contenders Jay Z and Diddy.

The $3 billion Beats By Dre deal with Apple helped the company’s co-founder, Dr. Dre, earn the highest total of any musician ever evaluated by Forbes. The producer brought in $620 million over the last year. Jay and Diddy tied for #2 with $60 million hauls respectively. Drake jumps to the #4 slot with $33 million, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis round out the top five with $32 million.
Forbes describes the methodology for calculating their list as follows:
The Hip-Hop Cash Kings list tracks pretax earnings for living artists whose work is primarily classified as hip-hop or rap. To form the list, we considered income from touring, record sales, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures. Management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted. Earnings are calculated from June 2013 to June 2014 and based on data from Pollstar, the RIAA and Nielsen SoundScan, and from interviews with numerous managers, lawyers, music executives and some of the artists themselves.
Check out the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List 2014 below.
01. Dr. Dre – $620 million
02. Jay Z – $60 million
02. Diddy – $60 million
04. Drake – $33 million
05. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – $32 million
06. Kanye West – $30 million
07. Birdman – $24 million
08. Lil Wayne – $23 million
09. Pharrell Williams – $22 million
10. Eminem – $18 million
11. Nicki Minaj – $14 million
12. Wiz Khalifa – $13 million
13. Pitbull – $12 million
14. Snoop Dogg – $10 million
15. Kendrick Lamar – $9 million
16. Ludacris – $8 million
16. Tech N9ne – $8 million
16. Swizz Beatz – $8 million
16. 50 Cent – $8 million
20. Rick Ross – $7 million
20. J. Cole – $7 million
20. DJ Khaled – $7 million
20. Lil Jon – $7 million
20. Mac Miller – $7 million
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Soulja Boy & K. Michelle Diss One Another On Twitter
Added: 23 September 2014 | Read 234 times

During a recent appearance on New York radio station Power 105's The Breakfast Club, K. Michelle said the following about Soulja Boy. 

"Let me tell you something, Soulja Boy," she said, "'Cause I know you’re gonna hear this. What you’re not gonna do is lie on my hot pocket. When I do something, I say I did it and that’s what it is. So that giggling… We don’t wanna giggle about that transgender in Atlanta. Giggle, giggle, now crank that. You don’t play when it comes to me and my hot pocket. I never seen you or met you a day in my life.”
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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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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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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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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

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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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