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Timbaland: Missy Elliott's New Album Is On The Way
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 11 times

The number of mainstream female voices in Hip Hop have been at a minimum the last few years, but one veteran emcee could be returning in the near future. According to superproducer Timbaland, longtime collaborator Missy Elliott is ready to return to the spotlight with a new album.

“It’s coming,” Tim told Rolling Stone. “It’s on her. She got the first single, it’s just a matter of when she wants to do it. We got the hollow-tip bullet in the gun. We have the game-changer right there.”

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Rick Ross I Support The Right To Bear Arms, But Not Everywhere
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 10 times

Unless you have been living under a rock in Mars, you’re well aware of Rick Ross’ affinity with guns. However, in a recent interview, the Maybach Music Group boss reveals about certain restrictions that should be made on people’s right to bear arms.

Back in March 2013, Rick Ross was in possession of a 9 mm handgun when unidentified gunmen shot at him in his Rolls Royce in Florida. In a recent interview with HuffPost Live, Ross explains his support for gun rights, but with a catch: "I support the right to bear arms, I do. I’m a licensed carrier. But, when I go into public places, when I go out and I enter certain places, I believe it’s best to leave your firearm in your vehicle. Go in and enjoy your meal".

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Meek Mill Says He Now Focuses On Rapping More Than Money
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 16 times

Meek Mill, who is often involved in charitable efforts, says he's always willing to help, if he's able.

"If I’m in the position to help, I’m gonna help," the MMG star says in an interview with XXL. "In my city, you know, rappers never really get credit for anything they do, but they do a lot for the community. And I don’t even try to take credit for it. But I don’t like when I come home and you got certain people sitting around talking about my probation, like they're downplaying me, like I’m doing something wrong. First of all, you know, I got a job. I came from being in the streets being a young kid doing wild things and stuff. I changed my life around. I take care of my whole family. I got a child, take care of my son, and I give back to the community every chance I get.

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Rich Homie Quan Confirms Drake Appearance On Next Album, Denies Seizure Reports
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 10 times

Rich Homie Quan will be releasing a new album by the end of this year, he announced in an interview.

Although he has no album title or official release date, Rich Homie Quan did say he has been collaborating with Drake, one of his favorite artists.

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Lil Reese Arrested For Felony Possession Of Firearm
Added: 31 July 2014 | Read 11 times

Lil Reese was reportedly arrested on a gun charge yesterday (July 28). He is reportedly being held on bail for $50,000 at Cook County jail, according to XXL.

This follows a series of legal issues for Reese, who pleaded guilty to burglary charges in 2010.

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Childish Gambino Says He's Better Than Kendrick Lamar, Drake, ScHoolboy Q, 'Everyone'
Added: 29 July 2014 | Read 220 times

Childish Gambino called out several rappers by name during a performance in Sydney, Australia yesterday (July 27).

"I'm the best rapper, definitely Top 5," Gambino rapped during the performance. "If these other rappers think they're [inaudible], they're fuckin' not alive / I'll cut their head off, that's every rapper living / That's Kendrick [Lamar], that's Drake / That's ScHoolboy [Q], that's everyone / I don't give a fuck. I'll fucking kill you niggas / I’ll fucking kill you niggas."

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Curren$y Discusses Lil Wayne's 'Pilot Talk III' Appearance Potential
Added: 29 July 2014 | Read 87 times

Lil Wayne just might land on Curren$y's Pilot Talk III.

"Me and the homie work all the time," Curren$y says when I Got It For Free asks him about Wayne's Pilot Talk III appearance potential. "I got two or three in the clip right now that haven’t been released that we did, so maybe.” said Spitta about the likelihood Wayne will be featured on the project. “I got Baby on the ’10 Gs’ remix. I’m gonna put that out in a second too."

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Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Engagement Explained By CC Sabathia
Added: 29 July 2014 | Read 64 times

Jay Z may be on tour with his wife, Beyonce, as they run through the nation with On The Run, but the emcee is also keeping his hand in the sports management world as he continues to oversee Roc Nation Sports.

Recently, CC Sabathia spoke with New York radio station Power 105.1's Angie Martinez about Jay Z's work.

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies management link up with Lil Wayne
Added: 29 July 2014 | Read 139 times

On Friday, reports were circulating that rapper Lil Wayne would represent soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo with regards to his endeavors in the United States.

Lil Wayne is apparently starting some sort of sports management company, and Ronaldo was due to be his first client

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50 Cent's 'Power' Influence Detailed By Series Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh
Added: 29 July 2014 | Read 76 times

50 Cent's work on Power has been detailed by the program's actors, but Courtney Kemp Agboh, the series creator and show runner, recently opened up about how 50 Cent influenced the show's foundation.

“He really helped me build Ghost,” Agboh says in an interview with the New York Times. “Because I am not actually a superrich, urban human. I’m kind of middle of the road.”

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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

Miami, Florida rapper Trina will be honored in Kingston, Jamaica during the 7th Annual Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) this coming March. EME Awards Founder and Chairman Richard "Richie B" Burgess said Trina will be the 2011 "International Friend of Reggae Honoree"  honored for her collaborations with various Jamaican acts like Queen Lady Saw, Sean Kingston, Barbee and others.

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Young Jeezy Addresses Rick Ross Dis Speculation

On Monday night, Young Jeezy released "Death B4 Dishonor," the first song from his upcoming mixtape, 1,000 Grams, Vol. 1. On it, he raps over Rick Ross' "(B.M.F.) Blowin' Money Fast" instrumental, which quickly fueled heavy speculation among fans that the Snowman was actually dissing the Bawse. Jeezy settled the question straight-up on Tuesday (August 10).

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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.

Once on top of the music charts with his third album Pain Is Love  moving 6.1 million units, Rule's fall from grace arguably had much to do with his beef with 50 Cent. Ja Rule recently talked to Vibe magazine about his entry back into the music industry and how he had the disadvantage against 50 Cent.

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Diggy Simmons Headlines 'Scream Tour: NXG'

Rapper Diggy Simmons will headline the 10th annual “Scream Tour” teen concert series, which is slated to kick off this September in Georgia.

Diggy will be joined by new group Mindless Behavior, along with The New Boyz, Jacob Latimore, Hamilton Park and new group The OMG Girlz.

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DMX Calls Plies One Of The Worst Rappers During Radio Interview

Recently freed rapper DMX made waves in Saint Louis over the weekend, during an appearance on Hot 104.1.

The rapper appeared on the Young Dip's show and after Young Dip finished playing a song by Fort Meyers, Florida rapper Plies, DMX  shared his opinion with the station's hundreds-of-thousands of listeners.

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Lil Kim Fires Back At Nicki Minaj In New Diss Song

Lil Kim has been quiet as Nicki Minaj has had disparaging remarks to her rival, but now Kim has returned fire with a new diss song called “Black Friday.”

The song, which has leaked online, has Lil Kim lyrically challenging the now-dominant Nicki Minaj.

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

Lost Boyz member, Mr. Cheeks has inked a deal with Stephen Marley's Ghetto Youths International imprint and is planning a new album for 2011.

The first single and from Mr. Cheeks' upcoming album And The Winner Is…will be titled "Havin' Fun," which features singer Mya Azucena.

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Young Buck Explains Chapter 13 Filing Alleged 50 Cent Lawsuit

Nashville, Tennessee rapper Young Buck has released a statement regarding his tax battle with the IRS and reports of a planned $5 million dollar lawsuit against G-Unit leader 50 Cent.

Young Buck filed for Chapter 13, which allowed the rapper to keep all of his possessions, as he pays back an estimated $12,500 per month, over the next five years.

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Rapper Lil Wayne, Young Money, Cash Money Sued For $15 Million Over "BedRock"

Rapper Lil' Wayne has been hit with a $15,000,000 lawsuit over the hit single “BedRock.”

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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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Set November Release Date For 'Art of War III'

Rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have announced the release date for their newest album, Art of War III.

The latest album from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony features all five original group members: Krazie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Flesh-N-Bone and Layzie Bone.

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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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Busta Rhymes Talks Battling Jay-Z In High School

It is no secret that Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G. all attended high school together in Brooklyn.

While it is nice to imagine the three legends holding ciphers on the regular, Busta says he only battling Jay-Z once; and took a lose for the first time.

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Swizz Beatz Dicusses DMX's Struggles, Jay-Z Beef

In light of Swizz Beatz' latest "Monster Mondays" release, "Y'all Don't Really Know," featuring DMX and Busta Rhymes, the Ruff Ryder producer sat down with VladTV to discuss DMX's highly-publicized struggles.

"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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Curren$y Signs To Asylum/Warner Bros

Former Young Money rapper Curren$y has found a new major label home with Asylum/Warner Bros. The New Orleans native was once signed to imprints from Lil' Wayne, Master P and C-Murder before his current recording home, but eventual fared best as an indie sensation.

In 2009, his career truly saw a resurgence with  the release of This Ain’t No Mixtape and Jet Files through Amalgam Digital.

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Hip Hop Album Sales The Week Ending 8/1/2010

Eminem's Recovery finally let go of #1 - to Avenged Sevenfold.

Rick Ross was close behind, however with almost 63,000 units moved of Teflon Don. The Def Jam rapper's fourth official album features work from veterans such as No I.D., DJ Clark Kent and Cee-Lo. Drake's Thank Me Later fell to #5, as Justin Bieber joined the party at #4, climbing from #6 last week.

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Game Disses Rampage Jackson Over A-Team Role

As fans of The A-Team gear up for the movie’s debut tonight, Compton rapper Game expressed his frustration with the director’s choice of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as the iconic figure "B.A. Baracus."

The Game was one of several rappers who expressed serious interest in playing the role of “B.A. Baracus,” the character made famous by Mr. T

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Nicki Minaj Sued Over Rented Pink Lambo

Nicki Minaj has been hit with a lawsuit over a pink Lamborghini featured in the video for her latest single “Massive Attack.”

Nicki Minaj rented the Lambo from Hollywood Exotic Car Rental at the cost of $1,750 per day, to include the 2008 luxury vehicle in her video.

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50 Cent Sued Over 2009 Attack Over Oral Sex At Mansion

A woman that was assaulted and beaten at 50 Cent's mansion has filed a lawsuit against the rapper and G–Unit Records.

Vasti Ortiz filed the lawsuit in Superior Court of Hartford, Connecticut against G-Unit Films and Television and Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent.

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