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Rapper Rick Ross continues his expansion into the restaurant business, with the opening of a new Wingstop location.
Rick Ross has taken ownership of the Deerfield Beach, Florida Wingstop and the rapper now operates four locations.
A$AP Ferg is ready to take the music from his debut album Trap Lord on a North American tour. The “Work” rapper will be bringing fellow members of his A$AP Mob collective along for the 33-stop ”Turnt x Burnt Tour.”
Concert goers at the opening site in New Brunswick, New Jersey on September 26th will also get to see Joey Bada$$ and Ab-Soul as part of the bill. Ferg will then hit the Jamz Fest in Norfolk, Virginia on September 27th and the A3C Festival in Atlanta on October 2nd. From there the Harlem native will be joined by the A$AP Mob, Joey Fatts, Aston Matthews, Overdoz, and 100s for other dates.
Add another mark in the win column for Jay Z and Beyoncé. Forbes named the two music superstars as the top earning couple in entertainment again this year. The Carters made a combined $95 million between June 2012 and June 2013 edging out Tom Brady/Gisele Bundchen ($80 million) and Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie ($50 million).
Jay had a stellar year which included starting his Roc Nation Sports agency, executive producing The Great Gatsby soundtrack, signing an unprecedented deal with Samsung, conducting a stadium tour with Justin Timberlake, and releasing his number one album Magna Carta Holy Grail.
Whether its fans or label heads, many people have high expectations for Drake's next album, Nothing Was the Same.
However, in an interview with MTV, Drizzy revealed that he's not one of them.
There’s good news for Nashville rapper Young Buck, and not so good news for his former mentor 50 Cent. TMZ reports that Buck is now officially out of bankruptcy, but 50 will not be seeing any of the money owed to him by the ex-G-Unit member.
Buck apparently borrowed $300,000 from 50, but documents show that the remaining $171,000 balance on the loan has been wiped cleaned. G-Unit Records was also looking for $10 million from Buck, but that debt has been erased as well.
J. Cole recently addressed his position in Hip Hop during an interview with Noisey. “I don’t wake up every day like, ‘I got a great status in the Rap game,’" J. Cole said. "No, I feel behind. I don’t feel like I’ve done enough.”
While he may not feel that he has done enough in Hip Hop, Cole said he sometimes takes time to cherish what he has accomplished.
Even though Rick Ross’ next album does not have an official release date yet, the Maybach Music Group leader has already booked an 8-city tour to support the LP. The “Mastermind Tour” will start this November in Detroit, Michigan and conclude in his hometown of Miami, Florida.
MMG fans can also watch Ross live along with Meek Mill and Wale during the “Self Made 3 The Live Experience” concert tonight (9/17). The event will provide a live stream of the three rappers performing from three different locations.
Gucci Mane has been arrested again, this time for possessing weed and a gun.
The rapper was taken by police around 12:05 am this morning, according to TMZ.
That sure was quick. Three days after Pusha T told Fuse his inflammatory tweet was not about Lil Wayne, the Virginia rhyme spitter seemingly retracts that state on DJ Envy’s Thursday Night Live.
In the interview, Pusha says he has heard Dedication 5 and had a one word review of the mixtape, “Trash.” The G.O.O.D. Music “hot head” could not put his finger on the reason as to why Wayne “lost it”: