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Lil Wayne To Appear On Season Premiere Of Katie Couric's Talk Show
Added: 08 September 2013 | Read 540 times

Back in 2009, Lil Wayne sat down with Katie Couric for CBS’ “All Access Grammy Special.” That interview led to Wayne’s famous response, “I’m a rapper. That’s who I am Miss Katie, and I am a gangsta, and I do what I want.”

The Cash Money rapper and the talk show host are meeting up again on the season 2 premiere of Katie airing September 9th. During the episode Wayne discusses dropping out of high school, his recent hospitalization, his time in prison, his mother’s request for him to stop drinking syrup, and more.

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Drake Says He'll Never Make A 'Straight Rap Album', Stars In FIFA 14 Commercial
Added: 08 September 2013 | Read 1122 times

Drake promises nothing will be the same on September 24th but he does confess one thing will always be the same. In a recent interview with MTV, the Canadian-born MC vows that he will never make a strictly rap album ever.

Drake tells MTV that Nothing Was The Same will still have a melodic feel to certain songs and that is something his fans should expect from here on out

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Eminem To Preview 'Berzerk' Video During College Football Game
Added: 08 September 2013 | Read 468 times

This Saturday, turn to the Michigan vs Notre Dame season opener on ESPN at halftime, you might catch a Hip Hop legend or two. Eminem is set to preview the music video for his latest hit single “Berzerk” tomorrow night (Sept 7th) at halftime of the highly anticipated contest.

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Jay Z Releases Magna Carta World Tour Dates
Added: 08 September 2013 | Read 492 times

Maybe great minds just do always think alike but an hour after Kanye releases his Yeezus tour dates, Jay releases the North American dates for his Magna Carta World Tour.

The tour only overlaps with Kanye’s Yeezus tour on November 30th when it begins at at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Kanye West Announces 'Yeezus Tour' With Kendrick Lamar
Added: 08 September 2013 | Read 279 times

Kanye West is headed back out on tour. The G.O.O.D. Music leader announced the “Yeezus Tour” on Twitter this morning. The 23-stop tour will also feature opening performer Kendrick Lamar in select cities and special guests to be announced at a later date.

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2 Chainz Explains How He Copes With Negative Media Attention
Added: 06 September 2013 | Read 526 times

2 Chainz has made headlines this year, but not always for the best of reasons. In addition to a robbery at gunpoint this past Summer, the rapper was recently arrested during a tour bus drug bust.

In an interview on DJ Skee's "Skee Live," the Def Jam artist explained how he keeps the negative media scrunity from getting to him.

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Jay Z's Bodyguard Died Suddenly; Sources Say Suspicious
Added: 06 September 2013 | Read 636 times

Jay Z’s personal bodyguard has died suddenly after a fracas with police.

Norman Oosterbroek, 43, has an extensive tenure as a personal bodyguard for the likes of Jay Z, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Kanye West, Drake and even Nelson Mandela. He died Monday night.

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Drake Releases Official Tracklist For 'Nothing Was The Same'
Added: 06 September 2013 | Read 840 times

After speculation about a tracklist for his album began circulating the net yesterday, YMCMB rapper Drake released the real tracklist for his upcoming third studio album Nothing Was The Same last night.

The LP will include the previously released singles “Started From the Bottom” and “Hold On, We’re Going Home.” It will also include the song “Pound Cake” featuring Jay Z and another track titled “Wu-Tang Forever.”

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Police: Guns And Drugs Found On 2Chainz Tour Bus
Added: 04 September 2013 | Read 1008 times

Things just got realer for rapper 2Chainz, as police alleged that they found firearms and drugs on a tour bus that was impounded two weeks ago in Oklahoma City.

Official documents charge that the vehicle turned up two semi-automatic pistols, a 12-gauge pump shotgun, marijuana and prescription painkillers. A report from TMZ said that the rapper’s bus was pulled over because of a broken tail light but quickly authorities alleged they smelled marijuana.

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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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