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Pusha T Details When His Parents Found Out He Sold Drugs
Added: 15 October 2013 | Read 911 times

Virginia Beach native Pusha T is known for his descriptive rap, particularly about situations involving cocaine and other narcotics.

During an interview with Sway Calloway and Shade 45, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper described the first time he was caught by his parents involved in the type of situation he storyboards. Pusha said it was a fight in front of his folks' house that brought his parents' attention to his illegal activities.

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Birdman, Tyga Anoint The Game As he Signs To Cash Money
Added: 14 October 2013 | Read 1207 times

The Game cemented his new affiliation yesterday at the annual How The West Was Won show, when Tyga gave a Cash Money chain to be put on the Compton-bred rapper’s neck.

The pair had just finished performing Tyga’s song “Faded” when Tyga did the deed, certifying what the Birdman had said earlier in the day.

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Rick Ross Says Fans Will Hear Passion And Aggression On 'Mastermind'
Added: 14 October 2013 | Read 485 times

Maybach Music Group Kingpin Rick Ross recently announced that his latest LP, Mastermind will release on December 17.

Also recently sitting down with Civil TV, the Miami, Florida native talked about his latest project and said that fans will hear the culmination of Ross' experiences over the last year.

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Pusha T Says Kanye West Believes 'Yeezus' Is Better Than 'My Name Is My Name'
Added: 10 October 2013 | Read 1063 times

Pusha T, who released his new album My Name Is My Name yesterday (October 8), recently said that Kanye West asked him to avoid "radio records."

"You weren't allowed to use that type of terminology in the studio," Pusha T says in an interview at New York radio station 105.1's The Breakfast Club. "Anybody who came in, and you know, we let anybody come in and hear the music we was making, and that was for Yeezus and for My Name Is My Name. Totally against radio records, man. We was just going to do what we wanted to do."

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I Feel Rick Ross IS Like Biggie and Pac
Added: 10 October 2013 | Read 935 times

Little to the knowledge of Ma$e and the rest of the public, DJ Khaled is not disrespecting Notorious B.I.G., he’s collaborating with someone like him. During an interview with MTV, DJ Khaled compared the Brooklyn legend to Rick Ross.

After Ma$e indirectly denounced Khaled’s “I Feel Like Pac/I Fee Like Biggie” track from Suffering From Success, Khaled reasons that Rick Ross’ brash unapologetic lyrics allowed the Miami rapper to occupy a space in Hip Hop once owned by the fallen legends

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Diddy Says Being #1 On Forbes List Doesn't Define Him
Added: 08 October 2013 | Read 919 times

Entrepreneur and recording artist Sean “Diddy” Combs was recently named the wealthiest and the top earning person in Hip Hop by Forbes magazine. The business-centered publication revealed that Diddy has an estimated net worth of $580 million and earned $50 million in one year topping other rap moguls Jay Z, Dr. Dre, and Nicki Minaj.

In an interview with Forbes, Diddy says he recognizes the value of being an example of upward mobility; going from a low-income family to building an immense fortune, but he adds his wealth is not the most important aspect of who he is.

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Rick Rubin Explains Creative Process Behind Eminem's 'Berzerk'
Added: 07 October 2013 | Read 662 times

Eminem's upcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, slated to be released November 5, is set to be executive produced by Rick Rubin and Dr. Dre. Rubin recently addressed his work on the album's lead single, "Berzerk," during a behind-the-scenes interview at the selection's video shoot.

"I think it's unlike any current Hip Hop songs," Rubin said. "If you listen to what's going on in Hip Hop, this is not what this is. We wanted to do something kind of throwback to some of the early records we were making in the '80s, and it more reflects that energy of the early days of Hip Hop."

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B.o.B. Says He'll Have The Year's 'Best Album'
Added: 06 October 2013 | Read 511 times

B.o.B. says his upcoming album, Underground Luxury, slated to be released December 2013, is set to a better musical album than any of the other projects released this year. 

"For me, it's great because I would have the best musical album out this year, like hands down," B.o.B. in an interview with MTV. "That's no knock to anybody, any of the greats like Jay [Z] and Kanye [West] because I enjoyed their albums, but musically, what I put into this album is gonna be the best album this year."

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Cam'ron Explains His Jay Z Response, Called A Liar By Clothing Company
Added: 06 October 2013 | Read 1601 times

Cam’ron recently revisited his old rivalry with Jay Z after Hov’s “Pound Cake” claim of making Cam’ron a millionaire. Speaking with Karen Civil, he explained why he responded to Jay Z on his Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1 track “Come And Talk To Me”:

In the song, Cam said Jay Z did not make him a millionaire and they made each other millions. Speaking with Karen Civil, Cam explains that he was not shocked by Jay Z’s assertion but wished he offered my clarity

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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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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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