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  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Reportedly Sold 60 Copies Of His $1000 Mixtape, "Mailbox Money"
    Nipsey Hussle, we have to hand it to you, you're a marketing genius. After the L.A. rapper announced that he'd be selling physical copies of his December mixtape Mailbox Money (which was available for free in digital form) for $1000, Hussle claims that he's sold 60 copies as of last Tuesday. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne To Sue Birdman For $8 Million
    After almost two months of Lil Wayne complaining about his record label, it looks like he's finally doing something legal about it. The Cash Money/Young Money MC will target CEO Birdman in a suit that will ask for both $8 million and Wayne's freedom from the label.
  • Cover of Tyga Is Being Sued By His Former Manager
    Tyga has already had a considerable amount of trouble with Cash Money over the last few months, and now he's found himself in something of a legal battle.
  • Cover of Dilla Day Coming To Los Angeles
    While the Dilla Day celebration was already announced to be taking place in Miami this year as a full weekend,it's now announced to be taking place in Los Angeles as well. The event is scheduled to take place in Miami February 5th through 8th, as well as taking place February 13th in Los Angeles. 
  • Cover of Usher, Pharrell, Common & More To Perform At The Grammys [Update: LL Cool J Announced As Host]
    In December we received the nominations for the 2015 Grammys, which are right around the corner now. The event goes down on February 8th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Today the annual music accolades announced a few familiar r'n'b faces as performers for the night.
  • Cover of Tyga Announces Album Release Date For "The Gold Album" [Update: Album Is Delayed Again]
    Tyga recently unveiled the DONDA-designed cover art for his new album The Gold Album, and appropriately, the album art design was reportedly made out of real gold. After airing out frustrations with his Young Money/Cash Money label, and claiming he was trying to get out of his contract and drop his album inde
  • Cover of Is Lil Wayne Working On "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"? [Update: Release Date Announced]
    With "Album Weezy" being put on hold throughout the year (Tha Carter V's now expected to drop in early 2015), is "Mixtape Weezy" soon to return?
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Signs Singer Stephanie Acevedo To Young Money
    Despite tensions running high between Lil Wayne and Birdman, and by extension, Young Money and Cash Money, YM is still keeping business alive and well, signing a new singer to their roster.
  • Cover of Cortez Bryant Speaks On Lil Wayne Cash Money Situation
    Another day passes, another person speaks out on the possible rift between Wayne and Cash Money. This time, it's Wayne's longtime manager, Cortez Bryant. Bryant took to his Instagram, speaking on Wayne's vision for Young Money:
  • Cover of Love Sosa? A Breakdown Of Chief Keef Fans & Critics
    Chief Keef emerged from the almost cartoonishly violent streets of Chicago’s South Side in 2011, riding the crest of a grassroots, for-teens-by-teens movement that came to be known as “drill music.”
  • Cover of French Montana Has Recorded 100 Songs For "Mac & Cheese"
    French Montana is just now preparing his sophomore album, but he's by no means a new artist. The rapper has been putting in work on the mixtape circuit for years, working with the legendary Max B, and kickstarting his Mac & Cheese mixtape series before seeing any label money.
  • Cover of Christina Milian Comments On Birdman & Lil Wayne Situation
    There hasn't been much in the way of updates when it comes to the turmoil between Lil Wayne and Birdman. Last month Weezy threatened his label with a lawsuit, letting them know he wasn't playing around.
  • Cover of Common & John Legend Win A Golden Globe Award For Their Track "Glory"
    Common and John Legend won a Golden Globe award for "Best Original Song" for their collaborative track "Glory", which was featured on the soundtrack for the film Selma.
  • Cover of What Is Bounce Hip-Hop?
    In its four-plus decades of existence, hip-hop has always been steadily evolving. Like all evolutionary paths, hip-hop’s hasn’t moved in a straight line.
  • Cover of Monster Sues Beats By Dre Co-Founders Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine
  • Cover of Stream Leather Corduroys' New Album, "Season"
    Savemoney affiliates Leather Corduroys are now streaming their album, Season, via Soundcloud Leather Corduroys consists of Joey Purp and Kami De Chukwu. For those unfamiliar with Joey Purp, he appeared on Vic Mensa's Innanetape, on a track titled "Fear and Doubt"
  • Cover of French Montana & Lil Boosie Will Both Be Starring In Movies This Year
    The phrase "it's a movie" is used pretty often in the rap game to describe an epic or cinematic piece of music, but less often do rappers actually produce films themselves.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Previews "Dreams Worth More Than Money" Tracks On Instagram
    Since Meek Mill was freed from jail about a month ago, we haven't heard any new solo tracks, so hopefully that means he's been hard at work in the studio.
  • Cover of #TBT Mos Def's Early Classics
    Yasiin Bey has taken on the role as a hip-hop elder. He speaks on important issues and is often times regarded as a spokesperson for the culture along with cats like Talib Kweli, Questlove, Q-Tip, etc.
  • Cover of Khloe Kardashian Says She Dated French Montana When She Was "Lonely & Destructive"
    We know this is the news you've been dying for today. Why was Khloe Kardashian dating French Montana? We can finally answer the question that's sure to have been bubbling in your mind for awhile now. Or not.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Announces Official Release Date For "Mailbox Money" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    With a December release date previously announced for his next project, Mailbox Money, Nipsey took to twitter to announce the official release date for his upcomihng project, December 31st, making it possibly the last release of 2014.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Reportedly Threatens Cash Money With Lawsuit
    While it's not clear exactly what's going on behind the scenes at Cash Money, it seems that Lil Wayne may still be having some difficulty releasing his upcoming album, Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of Birdman Is On The Cover Of The New Spider-Man Comic
    Birdman's presence is largely felt when he's around, whether he's shit-talking at the end of a track, or simplyrubbing his hands together in a video, the man leaves a strong impression.
  • Cover of Sha Money XL Was Not Arrested With Bobby Shmurda & GS9 Members
    Yesterday Bobby Shmurda and his GS9 crew made the news when it was reported that members of the crew and Shmurda were arrrested mid-recording session at New York's famed Quad studios. Along with the rappers, reports circulated that Sha Money XL, an industry insider, was also arrested.
  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda & Members Of GS9 Reportedly Arrested At Quad Studios [Update: Video From Arrest Surfaces]
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