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Stanley Young is a single father of eight kids. He’s also an unemployed contraction worker in D.C.
Nas has helped the man and his family raise funds so that he can move his whole family in a new residence and personal gave $5,000. The rapper spoke on Stanley’s behalf on a site called Crowdtilt.
Stalley talked about how tracks from Honest Cowboy were originally slated to be included on his album and said DJ Quik mixed the tape.
Chris Brown reportedly suffered a seizure today (August 9).
TMZ says that an ambulance was called to Hollywood, California's Record Plant studio at approximately 1 a.m. in response to a call that the singer suffered a seizure.
If Big Sean is feeling the sophomore jinx jitters it is no where evident in his candor recently. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 25 year old rap star called his upcoming album Hall of Fame a “classic.”Z
While he considers Hall Of Fame a classic already he does put his proclamation in some much needed context
In today’s edition of People Do The Weirdest Things With Their Money, Snoop Lion’s Snoopify app’s $99.99 virtual joints have been purchased by 15 people.
The Snoopify app allows users to place virtual stickers on photographs and one of the stickers, called “Golden Jay”, is priced at $99.99.
If you checked Instagram this morning you’ve seen a grainy photo of Jay-Z and Dame Dash that could easily be mistaken for a #TbT pic.
Believe it or not, the photo was taken last night a mutual friend and music executive Chaka Pilgrim birthday party.
Drake spoke with Revolt TV following his OVO Fest and explained how the surprise appearance of Kanye West came about.
After attesting their lack of communication to the high competitive nature of Hip Hop, Drake said he did not speak or see Kanye until the Yeezus rapper appeared on the stage to perform “New Slaves” and “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”.
Yelawolf recently said he confronted Macklemore. This reportedly took place during the Osheaga Music Festival held in Montreal, Canada over the weekend.
The reported confrontation happened after a fan approached him wearing a Macklemore t-shirt, Yelawolf said in an Instagram post. Yela also said that Macklemore is "a fan obviously," and asked his supporters to call it out if they see anyone else wearing the shirt. The Instagram post caption can be seen below, followed by the image.
As part of its celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Hot 100, Billboard magazine complied a list of the top 100 songs in the chart’s history. Each single’s placement on the list is based on performance on the Hot 100 chart. Several mainstream rap and R&B hits made the list.
Kanye West’s ode to female money lovers “Gold Digger” featuring Jamie Foxx came in at 58, Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” from the movie Dangerous Minds reached number 79, Nelly’s duet with Kelly Rowland “Dilemma” landed at the 75 spot, and Puff Daddy’s (aka Diddy) tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. “I’ll Be Missing You” was number 94.