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Production Team 1Mind Talk Drake's OVO Passing On The Beat For French Montana's 'Unforgettable'
Added: 30 May 2018 | Read 268 times

French Montana scored the biggest hit of his career with “Unforgettable” featuring Swae Lee.

At the moment, the record sits in the #3 position on the Hot 100 and has collected over 24 million global streams on Spotify in the last week.

 

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G-Unit Reportedly Set To Release 'Power' Mixtape Hosted By DJ Whoo Kid
Added: 30 May 2018 | Read 405 times

According to Young Buck, G-Unit is getting back together for a new mixtape.

The Tennessee native shared the news on his Instagram page.

 

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Big Boi Announces 'Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour' In Support Of His 'Boomiverse' Album
Added: 30 May 2018 | Read 173 times

Big Boi is taking the music from his Boomiverse album on the road.

The Hip Hop legend announced the first leg (Sack 1) of his “Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour.”

 

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A$AP Rocky Announces 'Testing' Album Is Done
Added: 21 May 2018 | Read 303 times

It's been awhile since A$AP Rocky dropped a studio LP. The A$AP Mob member'jumped on his social media accounts to let his fans know his next project is ready for release.

"ALBUM DONE," tweeted Rocky on Sunday.

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Kendrick Lamar Is The First Rapper To Win A Pulitzer Prize
Added: 17 April 2018 | Read 655 times

Kendrick Lamar has won a Pulitzer Prize for his album Damn.

The rapper has won a string of top awards for the record, including a Grammy for Best Rap Album, and now he can add the prestigious accolade to his collection.

 

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Drake Announces New Album 'Scorpion'
Added: 16 April 2018 | Read 919 times

Drake has taken to social media to announce his upcoming project. The LP will be titled Scorpion and that it is scheduled to arrive in June.

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Killer Mike, DJ Paul Want You To Leave Their Guns Alone
Added: 30 March 2018 | Read 559 times

The March For Our Lives in Washington went down yesterday, with tens of thousands of students rallying in support of stricter laws regarding gun ownership.

Rappers like Common, Vic Mensa, Kanye West and even Snoop Dogg rallied in support of the idea.

 

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Cardi B Experiencing 'Bad Anxiety' Over Debut Album
Added: 30 March 2018 | Read 771 times

Rapper Cardi B has asked the media to stop making sales predictions about her debut album Invasion Of Privacy because it is giving her "bad anxiety."

On Monday, the "Bodak Yellow" hitmaker announced the title of her debut studio record and shared the artwork, which features her sitting in a yellow chair wearing a high-fashion monochrome outfit and a yellow wig.

 

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Netflix Releases Clips From 'Rapture' Featuring T.I., Nas & Dave East
Added: 15 March 2018 | Read 1015 times

The new Hip Hop documentary series Rapture will begin streaming on Netflix later this month. The digital content giant is giving the public the chance to see a sneak peek of the Mass Appeal produced series.

One episode centers around rapper/actor Tip "T.I." Harris' journey to becoming a wiser man. The program also follows Hip Hop legend Nas and his musical protégé Dave East.

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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