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Busted? Coolio's Porn Record Deal Comes Up Dry

July 24, 2014 3:36 PM

Rap veteran Coolio has stepped forward to clear the air on reports claiming he has decided to make a major music comeback by partnering up with adult website PornHub.

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Common Calls Kendrick Lamar A Good Kid, Co-Signs Nicki Minaj's Lyrical Wrath [Video]

July 23, 2014 9:30 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Common recently boasted about his admiration for today's rap scene, notably what West Coast rap star Kendrick Lamar and New York native Nicki Minaj bring to the table.

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Jadakiss Says Lace Up, Counts Up His Kicks [Video]

July 23, 2014 6:25 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently took a second away from the recording booth to discuss his deep passion for collecting thousands of sneakers.

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Busta Rhymes Reveals Cash Money Breakup: "I Was There For Two Years" [Video]

July 23, 2014 2:48 PM

Rap veteran Busta Rhymes has raised eyebrows this week after revealing his run with Birdman's Cash Money Records has come to an unexpected end.

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T.I. Pops Off, Undresses Iggy Azalea Rumors [Video]

July 23, 2014 12:07 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has stepped up to clear the air on widespread speculation that he might contribute behind-the-scenes with Hustle Gang leading lady Iggy Azalea's rhymes.

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Saul Williams Slams 2Pac Musical Closing Theories: "There's No Disconnect Between This & Iggy Azalea"

July 23, 2014 8:33 AM

Renowned actor/rapper Saul Williams has stepped up to address the headline-generating news of his 2Pac-inspired Holler If Ya Hear Me musical coming to an unexpected end this week.

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Angie Martinez Gushes Over Jay Z's Surprise Call, Admits New Challenge Inspired Hot 97 Exit

July 22, 2014 3:51 PM

Radio veteran Angie Martinez has stepped up to discuss making the switch from iconic station Hot 97 to rival New York channel Power 105.1 and how it felt to have Jay Z as one of biggest first-day guests.

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After Tony Yayo's G-Unit Suggestion, Remy Ma Refuses To Rush Any Deal

July 22, 2014 2:19 PM

Former Terror Squad member Remy Ma recently discussed her label situation as she prepares to finish up a bid on a gun-related conviction.

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Ma$e Falls Back On His People? Ex-Bad Boy Ditches Church For Rap

July 21, 2014 11:39 AM

Former Bad Boy Records stud Ma$e is reportedly putting his entire focus on re-sparking a rap career after moving away from churches he started up with his ex-wife. #masemoveson

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Ludacris Busted For Posting Fake Instagram Pics? Photographer Comes Forward

July 18, 2014 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris is making less-than-friendly headlines this week after allegedly being busted for trying to present photos onto social media he did not take. #giveprops

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NY Back? Sha Money XL Announces Bobby Shmurda Signing: "Deal Is Done" [Video]

July 18, 2014 9:26 AM

Former G-Unit president Sha Money XL has announced the unexpected signing of Brooklyn rap newcomer Bobby Shmurda to Epic Records. #nyback

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Common Salutes Marvel's Unexpected, Shocking Superhero Change [Video]

July 17, 2014 8:19 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Common recently showed off his nerd side after weighing in on Marvel Comics deciding to create an African American version of its iconic Captain America superhero. #uncommon

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Angie Martinez Lands King Of NY For First Post-Hot 97 Broadcast [Audio]

July 17, 2014 7:40 PM

New York radio veteran Angie Martinez made her first broadcast at Power 105.1 a memorable one by surprising listeners with rap mogul Jay Z calling in. #welcometotheteam

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Kreayshawn Gets Played, Admits Being Catfished [Video]

July 17, 2014 2:00 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn has revealed becoming the victim of an online hoax where someone allegedly pretended to be popular music producer Diplo. #catfished

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Troy Ave Receives Another Big Co-Sign From Southern Rap Star

July 17, 2014 12:15 PM

New York rapper Troy Ave may be the most sought-after hip-hop artist from the Big Apple after receiving a big accolade from Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross. #bawserespect

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Drake Takes An L, Pays Rapper $100K Over Rhymes

July 16, 2014 10:53 PM

Young Money's Drake reportedly had to dig in his pockets to make a potentially nasty copyright case fade to black over lyrics he rapped on YG's "Who Do You Love" track. #paidinfull

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Watch Out Kanye West, Kim K Cakes Up W/ Nearly $100 Mil Payout

July 16, 2014 9:53 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has plenty of reasons to smile as reports claim his wife Kim Kardashian West is going to make nearly $100 million from a video game. #cakeup

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Jack Wu-Tang's Blueprint, Reveal Million Dollar Plan

July 15, 2014 11:04 AM

Veteran rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are taking a page out of the Wu-Tang Clan's playbook by announcing plans to reunite one more time and release a final album for at least $1 million. #followtheleader

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Rap Genius Raises $40 Mil, Announces Unexpected Change

July 14, 2014 4:13 PM

Popular lyric-decoding website Rap Genius is proving its deeper than rap moving forward by announcing a name change and aim to focus on covering various genres of music. #thingsdonechanged

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Wu-Tang Affiliate Won't Hop Off Manhood-Slicing Talk: "It Still Gets Hard, The Little Bit That I Got"

July 14, 2014 10:51 AM

Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Andre "Christ Bearer" Johnson is enjoying a few more minutes of fame after slicing off his manhood a few months ago and further explained what motivated the shocking move. #thatsgottahurt

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