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  • Cover of Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Part of the downside of attending Coachella's second weekend is that you already know what to expect from most of the performances if you were paying attention the prior weekend.
  • Cover of Drake Says "Jay Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate" In TSN Interview
    Drake and Jay Z have been throwing subtle shade at one another over the last couple of months, beginning with Drake's remark that Hov has been discussing art a little too much in his raps, to Jay's response referring to the OVO rapper as "Mrs. Drizzy".
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Says He Has The Best Verse On "Control"
     Jay Electronica isn't one to shy away from his thoughts on twitter. A few weeks ago, he took to the social media platform to vent out his frustration about so called “thugs" and crooked cops. Well on Friday, he was back at it with some more choice words during a fan Q&A.
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
    It's been a slow news morning so far, folks, so here's a light one for you.
  • Cover of Krayzie Bone Announces "Chasing The Devil" Album Trilogy & Release Date
     After facing a few setbacks, it appears that Krayzie Bone is finally ready to release his very last solo effort ever. On July 22nd, the ex Bone-Thug will release the first of his three-part Chasing The Devil album trilogy.
  • Cover of Tony Yayo Responds To 50 Cent's Comments Comparing Him To Spoiled Milk
    50 Cent has been doing the interview circuit later, and he's taken no prisoners when addressing his former G-Unit collaborators. While he's made a few comments about the rapper's that once occupied his circle, including calling them Troy Ave's hype men, one comment stood out in particular.
  • Cover of Hotties Vixen Of The Week: Ayisha Diaz
    On Tuesday April 15, August Alsina dropped the visuals for "Get Ya Money" featuring Fabolous on 106 & Park (after shutting down Keshia Chante which you should probably watch). The visuals tell a story of a stripper working for a better life for herself and her family.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Explains What Happened With G-Unit Crew Members
    50 Cent recently sat down to talk with Hot 97, and it was definitely a lengthy interview, broken up into two parts it lasted an hour.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Bring "Made In America" Festival To Los Angeles This Year [Update: Details Announced]
    Last night we received word that Jay Z and Beyonce may be planning a huge joint tour this summer, but of course, Jay has more than just that on his plate.
  • Cover of Nas Answers Fan Questions In Reddit AMA
    The celebrations for Nas' 20-year anniversary of Illmatic continue each day, as we near April 19th. We saw Nas pay a visit to HuffPost Live for an in-depth interview on the classic LP, and we've also received a stream for highlights off it.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together
     Aside from this past weekend’s Coachella festivities, it appears that Jay Z and wife, Beyonce, will be spending a lot more time together this summer. According to Page Six, Hov and Bey are planning a 20-city stadium tour in the US this summer.
  • Cover of 10 Surprising Rap Writing Credits
    There's a lot going on behind the scenes that isn't readily apparent from listening to a song. Though sometimes, a simple investigation of writing credits can tell you a lot.
  • Cover of Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Announces Headliners Jay Electronica & Raekwon
    Festival season is officially upon us, with Coachella really kicking things off this past weekend with OutKast as headliners.
  • Cover of Turk Says He & Lil Wayne Once Discussed Signing To Master P's No Limit Records
     Could you imagine Lil Wayne & Turk not being a part of Cash Money Records?
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014
    Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music.
  • Cover of 9 Vintage Hip-Hop Inspired Ads
    There is sometimes a fine line between hip hop and advertising, with rappers constantly namechecking their favorite brands, or even promoting their own. A french art director by the name of David Redon may have seen this connection when he began work on a project called "Ads Libitum", which reimagines rap songs as
  • Cover of Marlon Wayans Says 2pac "Wasn't Real Gangster, But He Acted Gangster"
     Marlon Wayans showed up on ESPN's Numbers Never Lie series hosted by Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 film "Above The Rim" which found Wayans co-starring with the late 2pac.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Announces New Mixtape, Debuts New Songs
    Mac Miller has been extremely prolific over the last year or so, and seems that his output is only accelerating.
  • Cover of Justin Bieber And Lil Wayne Were In The Studio Together
    Well, it looks like we'll soon have another Justin Bieber/Lil Wayne collaboration on our hands. Following last year's "Backpack," from Bieber's Journals album, Rap-Up reports that the pair were seen exiting Hit Factory Studios in Miami at 6 AM today following an all-night recording session.
  • Cover of Mack Maine Clears Up Rumors That YMCMB Signed An Openly Gay Rapper
    More internet gossip for your Thursday morning. Rumors were circulating the other day that Young Money/Cash Money had signed an openly gay rapper, who goes by the name of Fly Young Red. This would definitely be a bold move for YMCMB but, alas, Mack Maine has confirmed it's not true on Twitter the other day.
  • Cover of Chicago Rapper, Blood Money, Passes Away
    The Chicago violence has taken away another young aspiring rapper from us. On Thursday morning, Glo Gang affiliate, Blood Money, was gunned down in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cover of Naya Rivera And Big Sean Call Off Their Engagement
    There's trouble in paradise, folks - we'll spare you a Glee pun.
  • Cover of Photos: Jay Z, Beyonce & Blue Ivy Vacation In Dominican Republic
    Beyonce tends to share personal photos from her adventures, whether that be day-to-day life or travels around the world, on her Tumblr page. This was the case for their vacation to Cuba, which caused quite the stir last year, as well as, more recently, their New Year's Eve photos.
  • Cover of Jay Z Seen Rocking Five Percent Nation Medallion At Barclays Center
    Last week at the Barclays center, Jay-Z was seen rocking large gold pendant that serves as a symbolic representation of the Five Percent Nation affiliation.
  • Cover of Master P Admits Fat Trel Is Better Off With Maybach Music Group
     When Fat Trel, Master P, and Alley Boy dropped The New World Order mix as the Hip Hop trio, Louie V Mob, it seemed all but inevitable that Fat Trel would sign to Master P's No Limit label. Instead, just five months later Fat Trel aligned himself with Maybach Music Group.
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