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Fetty Wap Reveals The Cover And Release Date For Debut Album
Added: 27 August 2015 | Read 146 times

After dominating the summer with hits like “Trap Queen,” “My Way” and “679” Fetty Wap is ready to drop his self-titled debut album. The New Jersey rep unveiled the compelling cover for the project, which features him covering his one eye and showing the flesh of where his other one should be.

 

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Jay Rock Talks '90059' Album, Leaving Strange Music & Co-Writing In The Studio
Added: 27 August 2015 | Read 106 times

Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, and Ab-Soul have all dropped studio LPs over the last four years, but fans of the TDE camp have been waiting for Jay Rock’s project to hit stores. The Watts, California emcee is on the verge of releasing his 90059 next month, and he sat down with The Breakfast Club to talk about the album.

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Kanye West Will Receive The Michael Jackson Vanguard Award At The MTV VMA's
Added: 25 August 2015 | Read 108 times

Kanye West will be receiving the top honor at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday (Aug. 30). Yeezy will reportedly be presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for his distinctively creative music videos that he has released throughout his a career.

Whether Ye’ will hit the stage or not has not been confirmed.

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The Game Talks 40 Glocc Lawsuit, Reality TV & Why He's Still The West Coast King
Added: 24 August 2015 | Read 265 times

The tension between The Game and 40 Glocc has been raging for years. The two California rappers are headed in front of a judge after 40 filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against The Documentary 2 creator. Game spoke with Sway Calloway about the pending case over a 2012 altercation.

“You know what’s crazy about it? He’s still on the internet talking crazy – ‘I’m a fake this. I’m that. See me’,” said Game. “You’re about to see me on Monday in the court. The trial and tribulations of being The Game.”

 

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ILoveMakonnen Announces Details For Album Release
Added: 24 August 2015 | Read 126 times

ILoveMakonnen is ready to have the charts going up with the release of his first album.

During his 35-minute set at Billboard Hot 100 Fest (Aug.23), the OVO Sound rep announced that his album will drop in October,  reports. He didn’t reveal the date. The L.A based artist also debuted two new tracks while on stage, but didn’t provide the titles.

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Travi$ Scott Releases Album Covers For 'Rodeo'
Added: 23 August 2015 | Read 177 times

Weeks before its release, Travi$ Scott has unveiled the cover for his upcoming album, Rodeo. On the artwork, the “3500” rapper is depicted as not your average action figure with a head full of his signature braids, tattoos and gold chains.

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Tyga Will Release A New Mixtape Next Week
Added: 23 August 2015 | Read 236 times

Tyga’s latest project, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, had lackluster sales and he is hoping for a do over with his new mixtape.

The former Young Money rep has revealed the tracklist and cover for his upcoming mixtape,  Fuk What They Talkin’ Bout. T-Raww kept the features light on the 15-track tape, with only one appearance from rapper A.E.

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Kanye West Will Replace Frank Ocean As Headliner For FYF Fest
Added: 23 August 2015 | Read 113 times

Just a few days before hitting the stage as the headliner for LA’s FYF Fest, Frank Ocean backed out as the main performer. His reason is vague, saying that he “has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance,” according to FYFfest.com.

 

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Woman Suing 2Chainz For $5 Mill To Rep Herself
Added: 21 August 2015 | Read 293 times

A woman that is suing rapper 2Chainz for calling her a “Thot” is heading to court and repping herself.

Christine Chisholm made the revelation to news station WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

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Jay Rock Reveals '90059' Album Cover And Tracklist
Added: 19 August 2015 | Read 256 times

As fans await the official release date for Jay Rock’s sophomore effort 90059, he has released the tracklist and cover art to ensure that it is on its way. The cover is simple, with a black and white color scheme, a hand is pictured with the fingertips scratched out, which surely has a deeper meaning than what the eye can see.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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