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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.
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.
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.
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."
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
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.
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."
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."
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