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Kevin Gates Reveals 'By Any Means 2' Tracklist
Added: 19 September 2017 | Read 33 times

Kevin Gates has revealed the tracklist of his upcoming mixtape, By Any Means 2.

The incarcerated rapper unveiled the tracklist with an Instagram post showing each song title being engraved in stone. The tape has only one feature, PnB Rock, who appears on the song, Beautiful Scars.

 

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Game Reps Warn Fans Not Fall For 'Fake Tour' In Australia
Added: 14 September 2017 | Read 113 times

Either there is some sort of confusion or Game is being ripped off. Either way, a tour going down in Australia isn’t legit.

Reps for Compton, California Hip Hop star game is urging his fans in Australia not to attend an advertised tour Featuring the rapper.

 

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Tyga Announces 'B*tch Im The Sh*t 2 Tour' Featuring Chief Keef, Honey Cocaine & RJ
Added: 03 September 2017 | Read 180 times

Tyga is headed on tour in support of his 2017 studio album B\tch I'm The Sh*t 2*. Starting in New York City on September 22, the West Coaster will cross the continent for shows in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Detroit, and other locales.

Chicago rapper Chief Keef is part of the “B*tch I'm The Sh*t 2 Tour” as a special guest. Toronto’s Honey Cocaine and LA’s RJ are listed on the bill as well.

 

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Ice Cube Sued For $250 Million For Allegedly Stealing BIG3 Concept
Added: 03 September 2017 | Read 446 times

Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league is drawing rave reviews, but the rapper could face a different challenge on a different court.

The owners of the Championship Basketball League (CBL) filed a $250 million lawsuit against Ice Cube, and the co-founders of the BIG3 basketball league, claiming they swiped most of the idea.

 

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Cardi B Reveals Album Release Date
Added: 03 September 2017 | Read 383 times

Cardi B Is Coming! The Atlantic Records' Superstar Is About To Drop Her Debut Album.

Cardi B is ready to drop an album after already releasing a pair of mixtapes this year, the rapper revealed at the Made In America festival.

 

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Meek Mill Gets Felony Charge Reduced
Added: 21 August 2017 | Read 413 times

Rapper Meek Mill will reportedly only face a misdemeanor charge after his initial arrest for felony reckless endangerment in New York City last Thursday (August 17).

The 30-year-old MC, real name Robert Rihmeek Williams, was taken into custody after he posted videos of himself online performing "wheelies" - a vehicle maneuver where the front tire comes off the ground - in Inwood on Wednesday night (August 16).

 

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DMX Gets A Break In House Arrest Under This Crazy Condition
Added: 21 August 2017 | Read 465 times

The judge is giving DMX a break in his house arrest, so the rapper can perform at a highly anticipated show.

DMX was sentenced to full house arrest, after violating the terms of his bail conditions relating to 14 charges that he deliberately evaded millions of dollars worth of income tax.

 

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Rae Sremmurd Celebrates Swae Lee's Birthday By Performing 'Swang' On 'The Tonight Show'
Added: 14 August 2017 | Read 248 times

Rae Sremmurd is still in the process of promoting the group’s sophomore album SremmLife 2.
Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday to perform “Swang.”

Tonight Show house band The Roots assisted Rae Sremmurd during the set.

 

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Drake Invests His Rap Money In Matched Tea Brand
Added: 06 August 2017 | Read 443 times

Rapper Drake has swapped Cristal for matcha tea, as the rapper has been revealed as a major investor in a rapidly expanding energy drink brand.

According to editors at Esquire magazine, the “Hotline Bling” star is one of the main investors in brand MatchaBar, which has recently expanded with a new location in Los Angeles and is partnering with Whole Foods to release its Better Energy bottled matcha drink.

 

 

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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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Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

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Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

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A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

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DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

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Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

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Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

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Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

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DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

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Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

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AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

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Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

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Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

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DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

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Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

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