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Amber Rose Says 21 Savage Is The Perfect Man
Added: 12 July 2017 | Read 347 times

Amber Rose has heaped praise on her new boyfriend 21 Savage, insisting they are perfect for each other.

Amber and the Issa star confirmed they were dating earlier this month and Amber has not been shy about sharing details about the relationship, taking to social media to reveal why the couple is meant to be.
The 33-year-old explains she is grateful for her new boyfriend because he is not afraid to defend her honor and treats her respectfully.

 

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A$AP Rocky To Be The New Face Of Under Armor
Added: 12 July 2017 | Read 139 times

Rapper A$AP Rocky is reportedly set to become the latest face of apparel brand Under Armor.

The hip-hop star is said to have inked a deal to front the company’s lifestyle division, although the news has yet to be confirmed by bosses at the Baltimore, Maryland-based footwear and clothing company.

 

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21 Savage Announces Release Date For 'Issa' Album
Added: 02 July 2017 | Read 336 times

Fans of 21 Savage have been expecting the Atlanta native’s debut studio album for a while.

The wait will soon be over.

 

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More Jay-Z / No I.D. Music Coming
Added: 02 July 2017 | Read 625 times

More Jay -Z music is on the way, producer NO I.D. has revealed.

Jay-Z’s album 4:44 hasn’t even been out more than 48 hours, but new music is slated drop in the upcoming incarnations of the album.

 

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Kanye Tries To Leave Tidal Over Royalty Dispute With Jay-Z
Added: 02 July 2017 | Read 345 times

Kanye West’s relationship with Jay-Z has been strained over money issues, according to reports.

According to TMZ.com, Kanye has split from Jay’s Tidal streaming music service, because of a dispute over royalties.

 

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Iggy Azalea Wants To End Her Feud With Azealia Banks
Added: 25 June 2017 | Read 221 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 490 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 234 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 693 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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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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