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Waka Flocka Is Off Atlantic Records
Added: 10 November 2016 | Read 371 times

Waka Flocka is a free agent after getting a release from longtime label Atlantic Records.

The rapper/party maven and occasional presidential candidate thanked the fans for their help.

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Joey Bada$$ Announces New Album 'A.A.B.A.' To Arrive In 2017
Added: 10 November 2016 | Read 240 times

It hasn’t even been a full year since Joey Bada$$ released his debut studio album B4.Da.$$.

However, the Brooklyn emcee has announced his sophomore LP will hit stores by the end of the winter season.

 

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Snoop Dogg Celebrates Legalized Recreational Marijuana In California
Added: 10 November 2016 | Read 380 times

Snoop Dogg is planning to “smoke weed every day” now that California has legalized recreational marijuana.

The 45-year-old rapper has long been a fan of the drug, and was a devoted supporter of reforming laws on the use of the substance in a recreational capacity.

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Jeezy Scores Third No. 1 Album
Added: 07 November 2016 | Read 277 times

Jeezy’s Trap Or Die 3 came in at the No. 1 slot on the coveted Billboard 200, his third album to do so.

The album, released on October 28, sold roughly 89,000 units, which included 73,000 from traditional brick-n-mortar stores.

 

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Diddy Says Nas Is A 'True Example Of Black Excellence' In Upcoming REVOLT Special
Added: 06 November 2016 | Read 227 times

Veteran Queens, New York correct or not will be toasted this holiday veteran Queens, New York that are not will be toasted this holiday on the “2016 REVOLT Music Conference Honors Nas” TV special.

Nas received the 2016 Jimmy Iovine Icon Award, which is bestowed upon an industry leader who has had a lasting impact on Hip-Hop culture.

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Smoke DZA and Pete Rock Announces Release Date For Star-Studded 'Don't Smoke Rock' Album
Added: 02 November 2016 | Read 1017 times

Smoke DZA and Pete Rock have announced the release date for their highly anticipated album Don’t Smoke Rock.

The 13-track offering features an all-star lineup that includes Rick Ross, Dave East, Royce da 5’9, Big K.R.I.T, Dom Kennedy, Cam’ron, Wale, Mac Miller and the project’s producer, Pete Rock.

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Moneybagg Yo Gets $200,000 For Signing With Yo Gotti's CMG
Added: 28 October 2016 | Read 788 times

CMG boss Yo Gottti has inked a new deal with buzzing Memphis rapper Moneybagg YoMoneybagg gained major traction thanks to the release of his recent mixtapes “All Gas No Brakes” and “Strictly 4 The Traps N Trunks.”

The rapper made the announcement yesterday with a post show him counting $200,000 for inking with CMG.

 

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A Tribe Called Quest To Release Final Album November 11
Added: 28 October 2016 | Read 293 times

Q-Tip recently took to Facebook to announce that classic Hip-Hop group A Tribe Called Quest would be releasing their final album November 11.

Rumblings of a new album from the collective began after Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid’s appearance on Rap Radar’s podcast in August.

 

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Drake Announces New Music Project Titled 'More Life'
Added: 25 October 2016 | Read 577 times

Besides supposedly taking shots at Kid Cudi and Pusha T during the OVO Sound radio show over the weekend, Drake also announced he has another body of work on the way.

Drake’s More Life is expected to arrive in December.

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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