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Earlier this week on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” West coast Hip-Hop veteran Snoop Dogg revealed that he will be releasing a new project entitled COOLAID.
The Doggfather then went on to perform a couple of tracks from the album titled “Legend” and “Fireworks.”
Rapper Lil Jon has threatened to sue a store owner for selling a hip flask emblazoned with his song title “Turn Down For What.”
The “Get Low” star’s lawyers sent a cease and desist letter to the owners of Blue & Cream in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York to ask them to stop selling the flasks, which bear the name of his 2013 hit track, unless they strike up a licensing deal, which would give Lil Jon 40 per cent of the future profits.
Troy Ave has faced significant public backlash over the tragic shooting at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. However, one fellow rapper has come out to defend the “Bang Bang” rhymer in the wake of his arrest for attempted murder.
Rapper T.I. was initially reluctant to sign on to the new “Roots” miniseries because he didn’t think the classic TV drama needed to be remade.
The “Whatever You Like” star plays runaway slave Cyrus in the historical miniseries, which is based on Alex Haley’s 1976 book, “Roots: The Saga of an American Family.”
Gucci Mane nearly broke the internet yesterday (May 26) when it was announced the Atlanta rap star was released from federal prison.
Social media was taken over by posts about the 1017 Brick Squad Records founder becoming a free man.
Compton rapper Game has landed some major exposure for his new album Streets of Compton through a new deal with A&E Networks.
Game will star in a new three-part docuseries also titled “Streets of Compton” about the history of the city, which will air on A&E throughout June.
Eminem has offered up a set of limited-edition collectible items that just went on sale in recognition of the 16th anniversary of his Marshall Mathers LP release.
A portion of the funds earned from the collectibles will be distributed to the Marshall Mathers foundation, which grants funding to organizations that work with at-risk youth in Eminem’s home state of Michigan and across the U.S.
Drake had the most nominations by far.
The nominations for the 2016 BET Awards are in!
Drake secured nine nominations, miles ahead of any other artist. Beyonce and Rihanna earned five each; Future and Bryson Tiller earned four apiece. Adele received her first BET nomination in the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist category.
Drake and Alessia Cara will be lead the pack at Canada’s top music video awards after landing seven nominations each.
The rapper’s “Hotline Bling” will face-off against the teen singer’s “Here” in the Video of the Year category, which also includes Belly and The Weeknd’s “Might Not,” Grimes’ “Fresh Without Blood,” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.