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Mac Miller Signs To Warner Bros. Records
Added: 23 October 2014 | Read 30 times

Mac Miller has reportedly signed a $10 million deal with Warner Bros. Records to incorporate his REMember imprint upstart into the larger label. After releasing his mixtape Faces independently earlier this year, Mac Miller will now release his own music as well as “sign and develop new artists” through REMember/Warner Bros. according to FADER.

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ScHoolboy Q Calls Kathy Griffin His Secret Lover
Added: 23 October 2014 | Read 52 times

TDE lyricist ScHoolboy Q was recently questioned about his relationship with actress and television host Kathy Griffin, during an appearance on ESPN2’s “Highly Questionable.” He jokingly referred to Griffin as his “secret lover” and revealed that she’s not serious with rappers Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky, artists she also has friendships with.

“Kathy Griffin, that’s the homie, man,” ScHoolboy Q said. “That’s my secret lover right there, man. We fell in love a long time ago and we just kept it going…Just my secret lover, you know. She hit me up. I come through, spend the night. I don’t have to say what I do when I spend the night. I spend the night. I wake up. I go home. She ain’t tripping. That’s my secret lover. She just joking with Rocky and Danny Brown. She ain’t really serious with them. She serious with me.”

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T.I. Discusses Ending Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea Feud
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 102 times

T.I. has been in the game for over a decade and many still consider him the "King of the South" especially when he has new music to release.

New York radio station Hot 97 recently hosted the album listening session for Tip's upcoming effort, Paperwork: The Motion Picture, as the Atlanta native took numerous questions about the album and other things involving him that've made headlines. The event was set up in a Q&A format with radio host Ebro asking the questions.

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Kanye West Says People Want To 'Michael Jackson' Him To Death
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 97 times

Kanye West expressed his pride in his G.O.O.D. Music Label artist Teyana Taylor at the listening session for her forthcoming VII album yesterday (October 20) at Siren Studios in Hollywood. He explained that he is sometimes hesitant to fully show his emotion because of media criticism, but was going to let himself free for the evening.

 

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Chief Keef Reportedly Dropped From Interscope Records
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 84 times

Chief Keef is no longer a part of the Interscope Records roster, according to reports. Chief Keef’s legal cases in 2013 and 2014 are noted as reasons why the Chicago-native is no longer with Interscope.

“Earlier this year, matters began to sour with Chief Keef, his camp and the bosses at Interscope,” according to reports. “Our source maintains Interscope began to ‘subtly disassociate’ itself from the 19-year-old rapper after he had a series of legal cases sprout up in 2013 and 2014, ranging from lawsuits to drug offenses… A March 2014 shoot out in Chicago, which authorities linked Keef to, allegedly further damaged the relationship with Interscope.

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Drake Responds To Kevin Hart Jokes About Airball
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 210 times

While warming up with the University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball team at the program’s opening practice on Friday (October 17), Drake was filmed shooting an airball by ESPN cameras on-hand. Poking fun at the miss, Kevin Hart took to his Instagram account to taunt the rapper with a video of the attempt overlaid with Drake’s own recent lyrical brag about being “Steph Curry with the shot.”

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Logic Details J. Cole Relationship, Family Abuse
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 88 times

Logic is always one to detail his rough past whether it be in music or during interviews.

Recently sitting down with Complex, the Gaithersburg, Maryland native recalled his helplessness during past situations that included physical and sexual abuse of both his sisters and mother.

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Teyana Taylor 'VII' Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist
Added: 22 October 2014 | Read 64 times

Chris Brown and Fabolous are slated to appear on Teyana Taylor’s VII.

The project is scheduled to be released November 4 on Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music through Def Jam Recordings.

Pusha T and Yo Gotti appear on “Maybe” and Fabolous appears on “Broken Hearted Girl.”

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Nicki Minaj Says 'Anaconda' Video Is Normal
Added: 21 October 2014 | Read 142 times

Ever since Nicki Minaj took off the pink wigs and flamboyant garbs, she has been receiving much acclaim for sporting a more natural look. After earning magazine covers from FADER and L’UomoVogue, GQ has given the femcee a feature for their November issue.

In between falling asleep during the interview, YMCMB’s head barb described the steamy video for “Anaconda” as normal.

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Big K.R.I.T. Says He Wants To Prove That He'll 'Be Around Forever' With 'Cadillactica'
Added: 20 October 2014 | Read 91 times

While speaking with Hip Hop Since 1987, Meridian, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. spoke in-depth about his upcoming album, Cadillactica. In regards to his goal with the project, K.R.I.T. says he hopes to go far outside of any box he’s ever been put in in his music career.

The rapper later revealed that he plans on making music so relatable and timeless with Cadillactica that he’ll “be around forever.”

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Lil Kim Ready To Beef With Nicki Minaj I'ma Bite You

The feud between rappers Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj intensified last night (June 10th), when Lil Kim made a surprise appearance at a local Detroit club to address the matter.

Lil Kim performed a variety of her hits during a show at a club named Blondie’s when she addressed Nicki Minaj, whom she claims has ripped off her style.

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Rapper Trina To Be Honored In Jamaica

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Ja Rule Says 50 Cent Beef Was Unfair

The contrast between Ja Rule's career in 2001 and his place in the music industry now is striking.

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Diggy Simmons Headlines 'Scream Tour: NXG'

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DMX Calls Plies One Of The Worst Rappers During Radio Interview

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Lil Kim Fires Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Song

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Mr. Cheeks Signs With Stephen Marley's Label; Drops New Single 'Havin Fun'

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

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Done Deal Enterprises, based in Waynesboro, Georgia, filed a lawsuit against Lil Wayne, Young Money Records, and Cash Money Records, in the United States District Court, Southern district of New York, over the song.

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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

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"X is forever my brother. Whatever he wanna do, I'm with it, as long as it's the right thing," explained Swizzy. "X has been X since day one. 

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Kurupt To Smoke Up The 2010 Doesha Cup

Hip-Hop vet Kurupt will join a celebrity group of marijuana supporters as a judge during the 2010 Doesha Cup this Saturday (December 4th) at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles.

The Doesha Cup, now it its fifth year, is a private event hosted for California's medial marijuana growers. The annual event is presented by Dr. Ingleweed, who owns the All American Healing dispensary in Inglewood, California.

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