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Drake's Dad Scheduled To Appear On 'Nothing Was The Same' Bonus Song 'Heat Of The Moment'
Added: 31 August 2013 | Read 367 times

Drake's father will be featured on his upcoming album, Nothing Was the Same.

"My dad is a star," Drake said in an interview with XXL, as reported by MissInfo. "That’s what you have to understand. I can call my dad right now and be like, 'Yo, dad, I need you to fly to shoot.' He’s always down. I’m living my dad’s dream.

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Kendrick Lamar I Found Papoose's 'Control' Response Laughable
Added: 30 August 2013 | Read 919 times

Kendrick Lamar phoned in to Hot 97′s The Realnessand talked to Peter Rosenberg about his controversial “Control” verse and the response around it.

Kendrick stated he did not hear any word back from the MC’s he named and does not expect any problems

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Lil Scrappy Arrested After Fight At Gas Station
Added: 30 August 2013 | Read 487 times

Lil Scrappy was arrested yesterday (August 28) after a fight at a Georgia gas station, according to TMZ. The "Love & Hip Hop" rapper says the fight started because a man was disrespecting his girlfriend, the site says.

"He was calling my girlfriend names and then put his hands on me...so I had to lay them paws on him,” Lil Scrappy said to TMZ.

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Kendrick Lamar Speaks On His 'Control' Verse For The First Time
Added: 29 August 2013 | Read 1139 times

Kendrick Lamar may be speaking to Hot 97 tomorrow morning but Big Boy and Power 106 LA just released Kendrick Lamar’s first response to the controversy around his “Control” verse.

Speaking frankly on, the embattled MC says he was surprised by the response but was able to gain perspective by speaking to the unnamed “ACTUAL Kings of New York” during the week of the MTV Music Video Awards:

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MMG's 'Self Made 3' Tracklist Revealed
Added: 28 August 2013 | Read 671 times

Maybach Music Group’s compilation album Self Made 3 is set for release on September 17th, and the Atlantic Records imprint has now released the official tracklist for the LP.

MMG members Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Gunplay, Rockie Fresh, Stalley, and Omarion will all make appearances. The set will also include features from J. Cole, Pusha T, Birdman, Fabolous, French Montana, Lupe Fiasco, Hit-Boy, Yo Gotti, and more.

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Drake and Jay Z To Appear on Justin Timberlake New Album
Added: 28 August 2013 | Read 572 times

Justin Timberlake promised his fans and the music industry at large that 2013 was going to be a huge year. His 20/20 Experience is the highest selling album of 2013 so far, his Legends of the Summer with Jay Z has grossed millions and now JT is preparing to release the 2nd part of the 20/20 Experience.

Scheduled to be released on September 30th, 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)‘s tracklist has been revealed and Drake as well as Jay Z make appearances.

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Eminem 'MMLP2' Release Date, Dr. Dre & Rick Rubin To Executive Produce
Added: 26 August 2013 | Read 967 times

Seconds ago, during tonight's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, Beats By Dre released a commercial for Eminem's seventh studio album. Billed as MMLP2 in the brief commercial, the acoronym is believed to suggest Marshall Mathers LP 2, a sequel to Em's heralded sophomore major label album from 2000.

According to the commercial MMLP2 will release on November 5, 2013.

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Wiz Khalifa Debuts Converse Collection In Brooklyn
Added: 26 August 2013 | Read 2175 times

Rapper Wiz Khalifa hosted an event with Converse yesterday (August 24), to celebrate his new collection with the brand.

Wiz was at Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn, where he officially unveiled the “Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Wiz Khalifa” collection.

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Big Sean Addresses Disagreements With Kanye West
Added: 26 August 2013 | Read 735 times

Big Sean recently addressed Kanye West's opinions of his latest album, Hall of Fame.

“Kanye's definitely heard the album," Sean said in an interview with Rap-Up. "I played it for him. He's heard it sporadically, while making it. The final product, he was jamming to it. He was proud of it.”

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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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