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  • Cover of L.A. Rapper Earl Hayes And Wife Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
    Sad news from Los Angeles today. Rapper Earl Hayes, a close friend of Floyd Mayweather's, and his wife were found dead yesterday morning in their Hollywood apartment.
  • Cover of Heat In These Streets: Los Angeles
    The City of Angels is now home to some of the biggest names in Rap. West Coast emcees like YG, Problem, Kendrick Lamar, and Nipsey Hussle have been holding the streets down for a minute. Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and the incomparable Dr. Dre are legends.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg To Recruit West Coast's Finest For "Los Angeles Vs. Everybody"
    Earlier this week, Eminem had the internet going nuts when he released his hometown anthem, “Detroit Vs Everybody” featuring fellow D-town artists Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Royce Da 5’9”, and Trick Trick.
  • Cover of D'Angelo Announces "Second Coming" European Tour
    News of a new tour from notoriously hermetic R&B genius D'angelo is rare, but not quite as rare as news about his long delayed third album.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean Denied Legal Name Change
    Frank Ocean has taken a back seat when it comes to social media and all the drama it entails. He's also been low-key when it comes to music. Today the singer pops up in the news not because of any new music (although we hope that's on the way), but because he wants to legally change his name to Frank Ocean.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Announces "Tech N9ne Live 2014 Tour"
    It seems like every other day we get a new tour announcement from Tech N9ne. Dude never stops touring, which is one of the main reasons he landed so high on Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list this year (#16).
  • Cover of Murs & ¡Mayday! Announce "¡MURSDAY!" Tour
    Veteran rapper Murs and Strange Music group ¡Mayday! teamed up earlier this year for an album entitled ¡MURSDAY!, and now it looks as if they'll be taking that show on the road.
  • Cover of Soulja Boy Charged With Gun, Weed Possession Stemming From January Arrest
    By now, this may have slipped off your radars, but Soulja Boy was arrested in January for carrying a loaded gun, and the LAPD isn't as forgetful. Months after the arrest, King Soulja has been charged with "unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm" and marijuana possession, reports TMZ.
  • Cover of Tank Arrested For Failing To Obey Police Officer
    Is Tank embarrassed by his driver's license photo? Considering the awe his body inspires in his many female fans, that seems unlikely, but the R&B singer did just refuse to give his license to a police officer -- an offense for which he was arrested.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Solange Elevator Incident Partially Inspires "Law & Order: SVU" Episode
    In the past, "Law & Order: SVU" hasn't been shy about incorporating real life news stories into its fictitious plots, adapting the Chris Brown/Rihanna saga into an episode last year, and it seems like this season will be no different.
  • Cover of Jay Rock & Kutt Calhoun Leave Strange Music
    Years after the release of his debut album Follow Me Home, TDE's Jay Rock has officially parted ways with Tech N9ne's Strange Music label.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Announces "Band Of Psychos" Tour
    Tech N9ne found himself amid mainstream rap stars today on Forbes' annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. The decidedly underground rapper pops up on their list at #16, earning $8 million. Considering how much this guy tours, it's kind of unsurprising.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation.
  • Cover of Review: Rittz's "Next To Nothing"
    It's no secret that hip-hop at large is lacking in original content. If the music isn't about money, it's about sex; if it's not about sex, it's about who's the hardest (no pun intended); if not who's hardest, it's about hip-hop itself.
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Solange's Father Suggests That The "Elevator Incident" Was A Publicity Stunt
    Surely one of the most talked about new stories of the year, the "elevator incident" that occurred between Jay Z, Beyoncé and Solange has been met with some skepticism lately, as Bey mentioned it in passing on her recent "Flawless" remix as if it wasn't a big deal.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled Wants To Sign Remy Ma
    We're about to be seeing a lot of DJ Khaled on the blogs, as he begins the promo for an upcoming album titled I Changed A Lot. While that really remains to be seen, Khaled hit up Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club recently for a new interview about the album and the singles thus far, as well as Remy Ma, beef, and more.
  • Cover of Jeremih Changes Album Title To "Late Nights: The Album", Reveals Release Date
    Jeremih is preparing to drop his long-awaited follow up to 2010's All About You in September. The album, formerly called Thumpy Johnson, has received a title change two months prior to its release.
  • Cover of Solange Briefly Addresses Jay Z Elevator Attack
    The Carter/Knowles family released a joint statement following Solange's video tapped attack on her sister's husband Jay Z a few months back, but apart from that we've haven't heard anything from the individual parties involved, and we're still unsure of the exact reason for Solange's leg-kicking, although there are pl
  • Cover of Angel Haze On Relationship With Ireland Baldwin: "We Fuck And Friends Don't Fuck"
    Angel Haze has been dating Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland for several months now, and though the'res been no shortage of press photographing them together, she thinks that the media is misjudging their relationship.
  • Cover of Bow Wow Changes His Rap Name
    Bow Wow progressed from his youth as a rapper named Lil Bow Wow, and as he continues to grow up he's decided on another name change, although this one is more drastic than simply dropping the "lil." 
  • Cover of A New D'angelo Album May Finally Arrive This Year
    It's been close to 15 years since D'angelo released his game-changing sophomore album, Voodoo, and while the long overdue follow-up has been hinted at since 2007, it seems it may finally come to fruition this year.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Speaks On Solange & Jay Z Elevator Attack, Dipset Reunion
    Cam'ron made his way to London last week, and while he didn't end up taking the stage at his scheduled concert, he did manage to meet up with Tim Westwood for an interview. Westwood and Cam cover recent hot topics like the Jay Z and Solange elevator debacle as well as the rumors of a Dipset reunion.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 2: The Evolution Of A Rap Collaboration
    Competition breeds success. No disrespect to Drake, but this motto could trump Y.O.L.O. So much so that, in hip-hop, the saying can be modified to read “competition breeds superiority.” Nowhere is that more present than in the situation known as the collaboration.
  • Cover of Maya Angelou Passes Away At 86 Years Old, Artists React
    Maya Angelou may not have direct ties to hip-hop, but regardless she left a mark on culture as a whole, and hip-hop is no exception. The author of the famed book "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" was referenced just last year in Gucci Mane's album The State vs.
  • Cover of Jeezy Settles Lawsuit With Hells Angels Motorcycle Club
    According to TMZ, Jeezy has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club in order to settle a lawsuit between the two parties.
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