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Ice Cube Is Making Plans For New 'Friday' Movie According To John Witherspoon
Added: 24 April 2017 | Read 141 times

Ice Cube is planning another Friday movie, according to his big screen dad John Witherspoon.

The actor/comedian met the rapper at an airport earlier this month and Cube told him he was developing a fourth film in the cult franchise.

 

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DMX Struggles Through Ruff Ryders Reunion Concert
Added: 24 April 2017 | Read 160 times

Eve, Fat Joe, The Lox, Cassidy, French Montana and Swizz Beatz impressed during a Ruff Ryders reunion gig, as DMX struggled through his set.

Stars from the hip-hop label took to the stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center over the weekend and fans went wild as several special guests made an appearance during the gig.

 

 

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Kendrick Lamar Reveals Tracklist & Cover Art For New Album 'Damn'
Added: 11 April 2017 | Read 558 times

Kendrick took to Instagram to reveal the cover art and tracklist for his latest work titled DAMN.

The album features Pop superstar Rihanna on a song called “Loyalty.”

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Rick Ross Says He Had To Defend DJ Khaled and Lil Wayne From Birdman
Added: 03 April 2017 | Read 945 times

Rapper Rick Ross lashed out at Bryan “Birdman” Williams in his new song because he doesn’t respect him due to his treatment of Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled.

The hip-hop star released “Idols Become Rivals,” from his new album Rather You Than Me, earlier in March and on the track he accused Birdman of stealing royalties from artists on his Cash Money Records label, using Lil Wayne’s ongoing legal struggle with the label as a prime example and suggesting Williams also treated DJ Khaled badly.

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Dr. Dre Is Trying To Bring The Olympics To Los Angeles In 2024
Added: 03 April 2017 | Read 359 times

Dr. Dre has earned hundreds of gold albums in his career, and now he’s after some gold medals.

According to reports coming out of Los Angeles, the Hip-Hop pioneer has joined the 2024 Olympic Host Committee, in a bid to bring the Olympic Games to Los Angeles.

 

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DJ Khaled Is Going To Be In 'Pitch Perfect 3'
Added: 29 March 2017 | Read 461 times

DJ Khaled has joined the star-studded cast of the next “Pitch Perfect” movie.

The hip-hop star teased his new role on social media, as he shared a behind-the-scenes look at the film set.

Khaled didn’t give much away about the film’s plot or his role in the video clips, but confirmed, “DJ Khaled will be in ‘Pitch Perfect 3.’”

 

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Joey Bada$$: April 7th Is Officially The New Global Hip Hop Appreciation Day
Added: 29 March 2017 | Read 409 times

April 7, 2017 could be a big day for Hip Hop fans.

Kendrick Lamar’s recent song, “The Heart Part 4,” left the impression the TDE emcee is ready to return with his next studio album on that date.

 

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Kevin Gates Thrown Back In Jail On The Same Day He Is Released
Added: 24 March 2017 | Read 800 times

Kevin Gates got some terrible news, on what otherwise should’ve been a happy day for the rapper.

Kevin was supposed to be released today (March 24), after serving five months in jail for kicking a female fan during a concert at Rumor’s Nite Club in Lakeland, Florida.
Kevin Gates tried to defend himself by using Florida’s stand your ground law, but he was ultimately found guilty of battery and sentenced to 180 more months in jail.

 

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RAEKWON & SUBPAC COLLABORATE ON
Added: 22 March 2017 | Read 306 times

Hip-Hop Icon and Wearable Tech Innovators Create Limited Edition Bundle to Celebrate Album Release with New Way to Experience Sound: Flowing Through Your Body...

A true legend in the world of hip hop, Raekwon has made a name for himself as one of the most dynamic and iconic names in the game. His seventh album “The Wild”, launching on March 24th via Ice H20 Records/Empire, is the latest in a storied career, solidifying his place in the Hip Hop Hall of Fame. Twenty-two years since the release of seminal “Only Built for Cuban Linx”, The Wu-Tang Clan member continues to blaze a fresh trail of innovation and integrity, showing no signs of slowing down.

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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