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  • Cover of Pharrell Featured On Complex's Digital Cover
    Pharrell Williams was recently dubbed by GQ as Hitmaker of the Year. Another magazine has set their sights on the talented producer as well, with Pharrell covering Complex's new digital cover.
  • Cover of YG Talks On Connecting With Drake & Why He Changed His Album Title
    YG's upcoming debut album, My Krazy Life (formerly I'm From Bompton), has been delayed until 2014, meaning you might not get to hear that Drake-featured banger off the LP for awhile. Although, let's hope sooner rather than later.
  • Cover of Suge Knight Says Daz Dillinger Ghost-Produced Most Of "Doggystyle" For Dr. Dre
    It's no secret that Dr. Dre has had some help with his production in the past. Scott Storch, Mel-Man, and Colin Wolfe are a few of those at least partially responsible for some of the rapper/producer's biggest tracks.
  • Cover of Eminem Covers Rolling Stone
    Eminem's promo time isn't finished just yet. The rapper nabbed another magazine cover, this time for Rolling Stone's December issue.
  • Cover of Pharrell Named "Hitmaker Of The Year" By GQ Magazine
    As we already saw, GQ magazine dubbed Kendrick Lamar "Rapper of the Year" in their new "Man of the Year" issue. Along with Kendrick (and Justin Timberlake), Pharrell earned a title too, "Hitmaker of the Year."
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Covers The Fader Magazine
    The Fader has unveiled their 2013-2014 Now issue cover, which features Travi$ Scott along with Blood Orange. The issue looks at the current landscape of artists and who is making the freshest music, while showcasing more than 100 artists, photographers, authors and directors to keep an eye out for.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Covers The Source Magazine [Update: Pusha T Covers The Source]
    Rick Ross nabs yet another cover, following that of RESPECT magazine, Rozay also pops up on The Source magazine's new issue.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Is Dating LA Laker Nick Young
    Woman Crush Wednesdays (#WCW) are working out pretty well for NBA players these days.  New Laker, Nick Young, shouted out female rapper, and member of T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records, Iggy Azalea on Twitter saying she was his #WCW.  Azalea caught wind of the tweets and the two flirted on Twitter.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers GQ, Named "Rapper Of The Year" By Magazine [Update: Justin Timberlake Covers GQ]
    There's no escaping Kendrick Lamar this year. On GQ's new Man of the Year issue they've put K. Dot on the cover, calling him Rapper of the Year. Do you agree?
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Calls Out Pharrell For Not Supporting "ATM JAM"
    Azealia Banks is back in the news for her usual Twitter antics. This time Azealia took aim at Pharrell for his lack of support on her Broke With Expensive Taste single "ATM JAM."
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Says That Her & Kanye West "Are Like The Same Person"
    Azealia Banks is always one to start controversy, so we're not sure if that's what she is looking to do with the latest quotes from a recent interview with ELLE Magazine.
  • Cover of Kanye West Pleads Not Guilty In Battery Case
    The case in Kanye West's alleged assault of a photographer is still going. A couple of weeks ago, 'Ye was ordered to stay at least 10 feet away from the paparazzo in question, and has now plead not guilty to the charges of criminal battery and attempted grand theft.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says The XXL Black Hippy Cover Is "So Disrespectful"
    TDE's Black Hippy recently graced the cover of XXL magazine, following which Ab-Soul took to Twitter to express his disdain for the fact that XXL went with the headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy..." Now ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock have joined in with Soulo's criticism of the magazine cover.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Covers RESPECT Magazine
    Rick Ross has been popping up just about everywhere lately, with his "Mastermind" tour kicking off in a week's time. We see him once more on the cover of RESPECT. Rozay lands the front cover of RESPECT magazine's upcoming issue, which hits news stands on November 19th. Peep the cover in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Eminem Covers Complex Magazine
    Eminem has returned to the music, and with his return has come (what are usually) rare interviews with the "Rap God," including this one for Complex's December/January cover.
  • Cover of Eminem Covers Billboard Magazine
    This is as brief as it gets, folks. Eminem is the latest emcee to appear on the cover of Billboard magazine.  The title reads: "Marshall's Law - The Making And Marketing Of A Rap God's Return". The Marshall Mathers LP 2 drops next week.  Peep the cover in the gallery above.
  • Cover of TLC's Former Manager Pebbles Demanding Retractions From TLC Biopic
    TLC's biopic "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" aired on VH1 last week, and now that TLC's former manager, Perri "Pebbles" Reid, has finally seen the movie and how she was depicted in it, she has a bone to pick with VH1. The film portrays Pebbles as the 'bad guy,' swindling millions from the young r'n'b group.
  • Cover of Rihanna Covers British GQ
    Rihanna nabbed the cover of British GQ's 25-year anniversary issue, and she did what you might expect, and went topless.  The special cover was shot by acclaimed photographer Damien Hirst, and has Rihanna going Medusa on us, complete with snakes on her head, not to mention a boa around her neck.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Rejects $1.6 Million Dinner Date Proposal From Russian Oil Tycoon
    According to UK tabloid The Sun, Iggy Azalea has rejected a $1.6 million proposal for an "intimate dinner" with a Russian oil mogul. 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reportedly Would Like To Release A Sex Tape
    2 Chainz claimed that he wants to "make a sex tape and put it on Netflix" in his track "Netflix" off B.O.A.T.S. 2, but little did we know just how true that statement is. In a new interview with Playboy, the rapper reveals his future goal of actually putting out a sex tape. Why, exactly?
  • Cover of Brazilian Drug Lord Gave Al Harrington A "Ghetto Pass" To Visit The Hood
    The Wizards' Al Harrington was in Brazil with the team for an exhibition game against the Chicago Bulls and was granted access from a drug lord to visit a Brazilian hood. Called "favelas" in Brazil, they are run by drug lords and no one is allowed access in or out without getting a pass from the man who runs them.
  • Cover of Portland Trailblazers Openly Back Gay Marriage
    The NBA continues to be at the forefront of the traditionally taboo topic of homosexuality and professional sports. In 2011, Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts became the first pro sports executive to publicly come out; earlier this year Jason Collins became the first active male athlete to do the same. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Explains Why He Went Off On Paparazzi At LAX
    Kanye West's interaction with paparazzi at LAX last July has resulted in both charges and lawsuits for the Chicago rapper.
  • Cover of Daz Dillinger Claims GTA V Used Two Of His Tracks Without Permission
    Daz Dillinger has some beef with the new video game Grand Theft Auto V. Daz filed a cease & desist letter to the makers of GTA V, for allegedly using his music in the video game without the rapper's permission.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea's "The New Classic" Gets A Significant Push Back
    Iggy Azalea's debut album, The New Classic, was expected to drop this month, but it looks like it will be suffering a pretty major push back. In an interview with Australia's Herald Sun, the rapper revealed that the album won't be out until next year.
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