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Nicki Minaj Starting To Change In Order To Be A Good Mom
Added: 12 October 2016 | Read 1339 times

Rapper Nicki Minaj is considering giving up the microphone to become a full-time actress after three more albums.

The “Super Bass” hitmaker, who studied performing arts in school, made her feature film debut as the voice of Steffie in 2012’s “Ice Age: Continental Drift,” and went on to appear in 2014 romantic comedy “The Other Woman,” as the outspoken assistant of Cameron Diaz’s character.

 

 
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Lil Wayne Gave A Skate Park To The Kids In New Orleans
Added: 08 October 2016 | Read 638 times

Even though Lil Wayne is going through a difficult, $51 million dollar lawsuit with Cash Money Records, the veteran rapper continues to give to his local hometown of New Orleans.

Wayne hosted his 2nd Annual Lil Weezyana Fest on August 27. The four-hour concert featured performances by Migos, 2 Chainz, Yo Gotti, Mystikal and of course Lil Wayne himself.

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Snoop Dogg Launching New Strains Of Weed To Be Sold In Canada
Added: 08 October 2016 | Read 1257 times

Rap star Snoop Dogg is expanding his cannabis empire into Canada, with the launch of Canadian Leafs By Snoop for the local market.

Snoop is in partnership with Tweed, Canada’s largest legalized producer of cannabis and other products.

 

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Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Ent. Signs Deal With Atlantic Records
Added: 08 October 2016 | Read 336 times

The Taylor Gang is joining its leader Wiz Khalifa as part of the Atlantic Records team.

After five years of independent distribution, Wiz announced his imprint is taking the major label route.

 

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Safaree Drops Lawsuit Against Nicki Minaj and Says Meek Mill Played Role In Breakup
Added: 08 October 2016 | Read 850 times

Nicki Minaj’s ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels has dropped all legal action against the rapper because he didn’t want to deal with the court process.

The former lovers split in 2014 after 12 years together, and the break-up turned nasty as they exchanged a number of bitter messages on social media.

 

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Kanye West Cuts NYC Performance Short After Kim Kardashian Held At Gunpoint And Robbed In Paris
Added: 03 October 2016 | Read 613 times

“I’m sorry, family emergency. I have to stop the show,” Kanye West told the crowd at the Meadows Festival in New York on Sunday.

The Chicago raised rapper was apparently forced to cut the show short after reports that his wife Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in a Paris hotel.

 

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Scary Details Emerge In Gun Point Robbery Of Kim Kardashian In Paris
Added: 03 October 2016 | Read 1019 times

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were fixtures at Paris’ Fashion Week and their high-profiles made the rapper’s famous wife the target of a frightening incident that left her gagged and bound in a bathtub at gunpoint.

Police in Paris are have already branded the shocking attack on Kim Kardashian at The Pourtalès as the work of organized criminals, who made off with over $10 million in jewelry.

 

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Dave East Signs To Def Jam Records
Added: 29 September 2016 | Read 365 times

Def Jam has signed Dave East as the latest artist to sign to the iconic label.

Previously he was signed with Mass Appeal Records and the new deal will continue as a partnership with the media company.

 

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Drake Releases 'Please Forgive Me' Short Film
Added: 27 September 2016 | Read 457 times

Drake returns with a new project. This time, the Toronto performer co-directed the short film Please Forgive Me.

Anthony Mandler (“Over,” “Find Your Love”) worked with Drake on the movie.

 

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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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