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Iggy Azalea Wants To End Her Feud With Azealia Banks
Added: 25 June 2017 | Read 23 times

Iggy Azalea has reached out to rap rival Azealia Banks in a bid to end their long-running feud.

The two women have been snapping back and forth for the past six years, with Banks lashing out at the “Fancy” star for adopting African-American speak and cultural symbols even though she’s a white Australian.

 

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Fat Joe Heading To Rikers Island
Added: 25 June 2017 | Read 49 times

Rapper Fat Joe has returned to jail to mentor young inmates at New York’s notorious Rikers Island prison.

The “Lean Back” star, who served time behind bars on tax evasion charges in 2013, joined Fox 5 NY reporter Lisa Evers for the trip to Rikers, which will air as part of an episode of Street Soldiers on Friday (June 23).
The two outsiders met with Deputy Warden Freeman Williams and ex-inmate Leviticus Mitchell and spoke to inmates about new initiatives devised to help them get back to society after prison stints.

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Game Co-Signs A One-On-One Fight Between Safaree and Meek Mill
Added: 25 June 2017 | Read 43 times

Rap star Game is vowing to stay out of a new feud between Safaree Samuels and Meek Mill.

Meek’s crew beat up Safaree on Friday evening (June 23), just before DJ Khaled’s party during the BET Awards.

 

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The-Dream Is Done With Drake Forever After Snub
Added: 13 June 2017 | Read 521 times

R&B star and producer The Dream has no interest in working with Drake ever again, because the rapper failed to return the favor of a collaboration earlier on in his career.

The-Dream was among the hitmakers who contributed to the Canadian star’s debut album Thank Me Later, with the pair teaming up for the track “Shut It Down” back in 2010.

 

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Run The Jewels Win Big Awards and Celebrate By Extending Their World Tour
Added: 13 June 2017 | Read 100 times

Run The Jewels was among the winners at last night’s (June 11) A2IM Awards (American Association of Independent Music), which were held at The PlayStation Theater in New York.

Killer Mike and El P scooped up Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year for their release RTJ3, and Video of the Year for their song “Nobody Speak” with DJ Shadow.

 

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Nicki Minaj Says Her New Album Will Be 'Classic Hip-Hop'
Added: 13 June 2017 | Read 237 times

Nicki Minaj maybe in an ongoing battle with Remy Ma, but she is more “centered” than ever.

Whoo Kid conducted an interview with Nicki earlier this month for his “Whoolywood Shuffle” Shade 45 radio show and he just released the full version of his conversation with Nicki today (June 12).

 

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2 Chainz Recruits Drake, Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, Travis Scott & More For 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music'
Added: 30 May 2017 | Read 543 times

2 Chainz called on some big names to appear on his forthcoming album titled Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.

The veteran rapper revealed the tracklist for PGLTM on his Instagram page, and the project has no shortage of guest stars.

 

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Rick Ross Reveals Title For Meek Mill's Next Album
Added: 26 May 2017 | Read 638 times

Rick Ross’ Snapchat followers got to hear the Maybach Music Group boss break news on Wednesday (May 24). During a live stream, which was reposted on YouTube by HipHop-N-More, Rozay unveiled the title of Meek Mill’s third studio album.

 

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Pharrell Williams Is Now A Doctor
Added: 19 May 2017 | Read 618 times

Pharelll Williams praised the younger generation for fighting for gender equality as he collected an honorary degree on Wednesday.

The “Happy” singer received a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts at the Yankee Stadium on Wednesday and delivered a ten-minute commencement speech to graduates in which he praised their generation for helping create change with issues such as social justice, the use of technology, and equal rights.

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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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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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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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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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