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Nicki Minaj Calls Beyonce Collaboration 'A Life-Changing Experience'
Added: 08 August 2014 | Read 162 times

In a new interview with “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” Nicki Minaj opened up about working with Beyonce on the remix to “Flawless” and reactions to her “Anaconda” single artwork.

Speaking briefly on Remy Ma’s return from prison, Minaj again paid respect to her fellow New Yorker.

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Big Sean and Curren$y Collaborate For Coors Light Axis
Added: 08 August 2014 | Read 78 times

Red Bull, Pepsi, Coors Light. Brands established on internationally recognized beverages now are helping produce original music and put on concerts. Recently it was announced that Curren$y and Big Sean will be collaborating as a part of Coors Light Axis.

For Coors Light Axis, Curren$y and Big Sean will not only record two songs together, but will also put on two shows in New Orleans and New York. Big Sean will also participate in a Q&A video session answer fans’ questions.

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Wiz Khalifa Talks Making Songs Inspired By Vine, Addresses Vanilla Ice's Diss
Added: 06 August 2014 | Read 247 times

Wiz Khalifa is doing it for the Vine. In an interview at Webster Hall prior to his private SiriusXM show this past Monday (August 3rd), Wiz explained how some of his album will be geared toward social media, addresses Vanilla Ice’s displeasure in Wiz’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle song and more.

Vine has over 40 million registered users and tens of millions of users who actively post and view media on the social media site. According to Wiz during his interview with DJ Whoo Kid, he’s kept his eye on the social media platform and has structured his album accordingly

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Mac Miller Says He's Creating 'Nine Different' Projects
Added: 06 August 2014 | Read 120 times

Mac Miller says he has a lot on his plate. According to the emcee, who released Faces earlier this year, he's got nine projects that are being made.

"There’s like nine different things being created, but I’ve realized I have to time my things properly," Mac Miller says in an interview with Complex.

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50 Cent Bodyguard Under Investigation For Assaulting Man and Teenage Son
Added: 06 August 2014 | Read 133 times

50 Cent may or may not be used to fans videotaping him in public. Earlier today (August 6th), 50 Cent’s bodyguard was accused of assaulting a man and his teenage son attempting to videotape 50 Cent and his son.

TMZ reports that while 50 Cent and his son were at Burbank Town Center in Burbank, CA this Sunday (August 3rd) Lazzeri Frazier and his 16 year old son began recording the rap star. 50 Cent’s bodyguard proceeded to snatch the phone out of their hands and engaged in a verbal confrontation with Frazier that turned physical. Frazier’s son, who attempted to stop the fight, claims that 50 Cent’s bodyguard punched him in the face.

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T.I.'s MTV Show Costs Viacom Millions Over Dead Body
Added: 05 August 2014 | Read 345 times

You have to pay the cost to document the boss. Recent reports reveal that Viacom has denied financial responsibility for its company MTV airing a dead man’s body on T.I.’s Road To Redemption.

During a February 2009 episode, T.I. visited the dead body of Joseph Williams’ atThe Haugabrooks Funeral Home in downtown Atlanta, a scene that MTV aired. Following the episode back in 2011, Williams’ family sued Viacom for multiple claims including invasion of privacy, violation of likeness and negligent misrepresentations about the decedent.

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Chris Brown Reveals Release Date For 'X' Album
Added: 05 August 2014 | Read 211 times

R&B superstar Chris Brown has been prepping the release of his 6th studio album for a few years. It appears after stints in rehab and jail, the Virginia native is finally ready to drop his X LP.

CB posted a picture to his Instagram page with the date September 16th with a giant “X” overlapping the words. The singer previously announced that the project would be available last May, but a judge ordered Brown be taken into police custody that same month after he was kicked out of a rehabilitation facility in March.

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Trinidad James Gets Dropped By Def Jam
Added: 03 August 2014 | Read 476 times

Trinidad James has been dropped by Def Jam.

The rapper was signed to the iconic label by Sha Money XL, who signed the rapper in 2012 for a reported $2 million.

The rapper posted the news on Twitter.

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Eminem, Tupac, Jay Z Blended With 17th Century Art By Artist Amar Stewart
Added: 02 August 2014 | Read 375 times

Amar Stewart began painting Hip Hop inspired work two years ago, creating portraiture using oils. Approximately 18 months later, Stewart says he and his wife visited The Met in London where he was drawn to Dutch masters of the 17th century. His wife nudged him. "You should do this," she advised.

"It all happened from there," Stewart recalls, in an interview with HHDX. "I have her thank for this."

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Timbaland: Missy Elliott's New Album Is On The Way
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 184 times

The number of mainstream female voices in Hip Hop have been at a minimum the last few years, but one veteran emcee could be returning in the near future. According to superproducer Timbaland, longtime collaborator Missy Elliott is ready to return to the spotlight with a new album.

“It’s coming,” Tim told Rolling Stone. “It’s on her. She got the first single, it’s just a matter of when she wants to do it. We got the hollow-tip bullet in the gun. We have the game-changer right there.”

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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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