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Rick Ross Tapped As Host of 2017 MTV Woodies
Added: 24 February 2017 | Read 125 times

Rapper Rick Ross has been announced as the host for the upcoming “2017 MTV Woodies.”

Rick Ross will host the 13th annual event, which will air live from Austin, Texas during the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival.

 

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Shawty Lo's Posthumous Album 'RICO' Will Drop Next Month
Added: 24 February 2017 | Read 111 times

A posthumous collection of material from Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo is coming to stores next month.

Shawty Lo’s album RICO will feature guest appearances from performers like Lil Boosie, Ralo, Lyfe Jennings, in addition to cameos from his children Quando and KeKe.

 

 

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Drake Gives Surpise Shows In the U.K. With Popular UK Rappers
Added: 18 February 2017 | Read 222 times

Drake staged a surprise gig for fans in London on Thursday (February 16) when he crashed a concert headlined by fellow rappers Smoke Dawg and Nafe Smallz.

The “Hotline Bling” hitmaker had a night off in between shows on his Boy Meets World Tour and decided to drop by club XOYO, where the rising stars were both billed to perform.

 

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Chris Rock Reveals The Release Date For Rick Ross 'Rather You Than M' Album
Added: 15 February 2017 | Read 452 times

The MMG boss is ready to return with new music.

Rick Ross’ 9th studio album, Rather You Than Me, is set for release next month.

 

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Drake Issues Statement Denying He's Against Muslim Women
Added: 12 February 2017 | Read 348 times

Drake is calling out the media over what he has labeled “fake news” in regards to comments he supposedly made about Muslim women wearing hijabs.

​Reports of Drake being anti-muslim started to spread, after a video went viral featuring the rapper telling four of his United Kingdom female concert goers to “remove their hot-ass scarfs.”

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Young Dolph Says Yo Gotti Should Apologize Or Stay Out Of His Way
Added: 12 February 2017 | Read 372 times

It looks like two of Memphis’s biggest rappers’ feud will continue for the foreseeable future.

Yo Gotti and Dolph have been at odds for sometime now, reportedly over Dolph’s refusal to sign with CMG Records.

 

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Migos Announced As Headliners Of Massive #Fest 15th Year Celebration with Young Thug, Waka Flocka and Others
Added: 08 February 2017 | Read 319 times

Rap trio Migos have been announced as headliners for The 15th Annual #Fest, which is billed as the nation’s largest collegiate music festival.

Organizers for the festival had already announced a hip-hop heavy line-up, which includes 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, Young Thug, Jauz, and now Migos will hit the stage during the outdoor event.

 

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Tyga Hit With Lawsuit For Ordering His Crew To Beat Up A Process Server
Added: 08 February 2017 | Read 220 times

Rapper Tyga and his team have been sued by a process server for allegedly assaulting him in November.

The “Rack City” hitmaker was served with court papers as he arrived at Penthouse nightclub in West Hollywood on November 18 to celebrate his 27th birthday.

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Birdman Says He Is Going To Drop 500 Unleased Cash Money Songs Each Year
Added: 02 February 2017 | Read 469 times

While there’s no release date in sight for Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated Cash Money/Young Money album Tha Carter V, Bryan “Birdman” Williams is planning on releasing a ton of music over the next few years.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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