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Game Compares 'Don't Shoot' Song To 'We're All In The Same Gang'
Added: 31 August 2014 | Read 48 times

After releasing a song in response to the shooting of Michael Brown called “Don’t Shoot” featuring Rick Ross, Diddy, Wale, and more, Game spoke with Hot 93.7 in Hartford, Connecticut about the making of the track.

Explaining the motivation to release the track, Game compared the song to the 1990 anti-violence anthem “We’re All in the Same Gang.”

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Nipsey Hussle Arrested, But For What?
Added: 31 August 2014 | Read 59 times

The Hip-Hop Police are seemingly going hard against rappers and have claimed their latest in Nipsey Hussle.

However, the West Coast G has denied any wrongdoing and a rep says he was treated unjust.

Nipsey was arrested on August 29 in Los Angeles after the raid of a clothing store called Slauson Avenue Clothing.

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Star Blasts Snoop Dogg For Wearing Whiteface
Added: 31 August 2014 | Read 64 times

Former co-host of “The Star & Buc Wild Morning Show” on WWPR-FM Star took to his "Live & Direct" online radio show to chastise Snoop Dogg for his recently donning whiteface in a series of Instagram posts. Snoop posted several images and videos of himself in a blonde wig playing a character he calls Todd. In one of the posts Snoop also promotes a dating website called White Guys Connect and says his interests are paintball, crotchet, and spoken word.

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Nicki Minaj 'The Pinkprint' Release Date
Added: 31 August 2014 | Read 65 times

Nicki Minaj is slated to release her The Pinkprint album November 28, according to Billboard.

The follow-up to 2012’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded will likely feature the singles “Pills N Potions” and “Anaconda.” The former peaked at #7 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while the latter is the #2 cut on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Jeezy Posts $1 Million Bail, First Photo Since Release
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 210 times

Jeezy’s out and he’s ready to tell his story. Last night (August 28th), Jeezy posted his $1 million bail in connection to a gun possession charge over an illegally owned AK-47.

Five other people arrested in association with gun possession charge posted bail along with Jeezy according to A&R President of CTE Records Steve “Steve-O” Carless. Hours after being released, Karen Civil released a photo of Jeezy with Carless on her personal Instagram account.

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50 Cent Talks Relationship With Dr. Dre & Floyd Mayweather; Continues To Clown Floyd
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 193 times

G-Unit have been making their rounds to different radio outlets to promote the new The Beauty of Independence EP.

The crew stopped by Power 106’s The L.A. Leakers to discuss the project, and of course other topics related to G-Unit’s leader 50 Cent were brought up.

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Nas & Carmelo Anthony Among Big Names Investing In SeatGeek
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 68 times

Nas is one of the most legendary rhymers to ever pick up a microphone. The Queens emcee is also a well established businessman.

After taking part in the creation of Mass Appeals Records (Bishop Nehru, Boldy James, Fashawn, & Run The Jewels) and providing capital to over 40 start-up companies, Nas is adding another brand to his portfolio.

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Wale Leaves Jay Z's Roc Nation For Team Behind LeBron James
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 144 times

Wale is no longer being managed by Roc Nation according to reports. The Washington, DC area native has split with the company founded by Jay Z.

XXL is reporting the decision to part ways was amicable. Wale is now teaming with Leonard Brooks, Maverick Carter, and Rich Paul at 77 North Management which is also the management home of NBA superstar LeBron James and NFL rookie Johnny Manziel.

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The Game Announces Release Date For 'The Documentary 2' Album
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 110 times

Back in 2005, The Game burst onto the mainstream Hip Hop scene with his debut studio album The Documentary. A decade later the Los Angeles emcee is ready to release the sequel to his multiple platinum selling LP in the form of The Documentary 2.

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Jeezy Will 'Keep Doing What He Do' Despite Arrest, Drumma Boy Says
Added: 29 August 2014 | Read 29 times

Days after Atlanta rapper Jeezy was arrested for possession of an assault rifle, fellow artist Drumma Boy has spoken out about the incident. According to the producer, he spoke to Jeezy just days before the arrest.

Drumma then commented on Jeezy’s “homeboys” and those associated with the rapper stepping up to “take that charge.”

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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'

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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.”

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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

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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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50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

50 Cent has addressed the opening pitch he made at the New York Mets game.

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

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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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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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