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ASAP Rocky Says FKA Twigs And More Are On His Upcoming Album
Added: 21 March 2015 | Read 241 times

A$AP Rocky just dished out some details about his upcoming sophomore effort, ‘A.L.L.A’. During a chat with Billboard, Pretty Flacko revealed who filled the guest spots on the album.

“Three years ago, I did a song with Twigs,” he said after being reluctant to talk about the features. “Also Lykke Li. Juicy J, Clams Casino. I can’t give nothing else away.”

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Lil Wayne Reveals That Drake Slept With His Girlfriend In Upcoming Book
Added: 20 March 2015 | Read 606 times

Lil’ Wayne is reportedly writing a tell-all book and revealing that Drake once betrayed him. TMZ reports that Weezy is shopping around a book proposal to different publishers. In the proposal, the Young Money general claims that Drake slept with his then girlfriend while he was serving time on Rikers Island in New York. Wayne says that Drake visited him and told him “Yeah, it’s true. Don’t f–k with her like that cause I did f–k her.”

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The Game Plans To Release 'The Documentary 2' In June
Added: 19 March 2015 | Read 302 times

The Game is celebrating the 10-year-anniversary of his debut album, The Documentary, by dropping its sequel this summer. During a sit down with Revolt at the project’s anniversary party, the left coast spitter said The Documentary 2 will be released on June 3oth, which is his oldest son’s birthday.

TD 2 was previously scheduled for a Jan. 18th release but got pushed back.  Just Blaze, Scott Storch and Dr. Dre have reportedly provided production.

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Nicki Minaj Sets Billboard Chart Record
Added: 18 March 2015 | Read 341 times

Nicki Minaj has just set another record. The Young Money rapstress has become the first woman to simultaneously have four songs in the top 10 of Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Chart, according to Billboard. Her Lil’ Wayne and Drake assisted track “Truffle Butter” just jumped to the no. 1 spot, joining her collab with Rae Sremmurd “Throw Some Mo,” “Only” and “Feeling Myself” which features Beyonce.

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Drake Announces Sixth OVO Fest With J. Cole And Big Sean
Added: 17 March 2015 | Read 267 times

Drake is bringing his OVO Fest back to Toronto for the sixth year in a row. Slated to take the city from Aug. 2nd-3rd, Big Sean, YG, J. Cole and his fellow Dreamville comrades Bas, Cozz and Omen will be performing alongside Drizzy at the Molson Canadian Ampitheatre.

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Nicki Minaj Announces U.S And Canada Dates Of The Pinkprint Tour
Added: 17 March 2015 | Read 192 times

After Nicki Minaj wraps up the European leg of The Pinkprint Tour, she’s heading back stateside and passing through Canada and bringing some friends (and a bae) along for the trek. Tinashe, Dej Loaf, Rae Sremmurd and her boo Meek Mill will be accompanying the Young Money rapstress on the the 19-city road trip. Kicking off July 17th,  Nicki will leave her pink print in cities like Dallas, Miami, Brooklyn, Toronto, Atlanta and Charlotte. Look out for added dates and peep the tour stops below.

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Bilal Talks Working With Kendrick Lamar On 'To Pimp A Butterfly'
Added: 17 March 2015 | Read 160 times

Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly dropped a week before its scheduled Mar. 23rd release and it’s dominating hip-hop conversations across the coasts. But the Compton emcee was not the only mastermind involved in the creative process. Singer Bilal made two guest appearances ( “Institutionalzed” and “These Walls”) on the 16-track effort and was also credited on being behind the scenes for four other tracks.

XXL caught up with the Philly native to explore his involvement in K. Dot’s sophomore effort.

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Drake Says He Has Nothing To Do With 'Homecoming: The Lost Footage' Documentary
Added: 16 March 2015 | Read 222 times

Last month, it was announced that a film depicting Drake’s humble beginnings would hit select theaters on Mar. 19th. It was assumed that Drizzy was involved in the project, Homecoming: The Lost Footage, since he’s the main character but he has revealed on Twitter that he has nothing to do with the film.

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Raekwon Unveils 'F.I.L.A' Cover Art And Tracklist
Added: 16 March 2015 | Read 154 times

Raekwon has been cheffin’ up some new music and has released the cover art and tracklisting for his seventh album, Fly International Luxury Art. The 15-track release has appearances from fellow Wu-Tang Clan spitter Ghostface Killah, A$AP Rocky, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, French Montana, 2 Chainz and more. F.I.L.A drops on Apr. 28th.

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Rihanna Becomes The First Black Woman To Model For Dior
Added: 15 March 2015 | Read 197 times

Rihanna’s fashion career is still one the rise. After being the face of Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign, snagging countless Vogue and W covers and becoming the creative director over at Puma, she is now the face of Dior, WWD says. RiRi is the first black woman to star in a campaign for the brand.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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