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  • Cover of Lil Wayne Producer Sues Young Money Over 2011 Single "Mirrors"
    Seems like Young Money/Cash Money get lawsuits thrown at them every other day. Earlier this summer YM faced a lawsuit over their domain name. The latest one is targeting Lil Wayne and his 2011 record "Mirrors", which appeared on his Carter IV album.
  • Cover of Woman Assaulted By Keyshia Cole Reportedly Works For Cash Money
    A strange story made headlines the other day, alleging that R&B singer Keyshia Cole had assaulted an unidentified woman at Birdman's condo. While it was hardly common knowledge, Birdman and Keyshia were said to be dating, which could have been the root of the attack.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces New Single "Body Language"
    Although Kid Ink just released a tape with his BatGang crew last week, he's already prepared to start promoting his upcoming sophomore album with its first single. "Body Language," the Cashmere Cat and Stargate-produced leadoff single from Ink's yet-to-be-titled 2015 album, arrives on September 9th. 
  • Cover of Stream Ca$h Out's "Let's Get It"
    // Tomorrow, Ca$h Out will drop Let's Get It, his long-awaited debut album. His label, eOne Music, has decided to stream the project in full on SoundCloud a day early. Check it out below.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Casey Veggies Live In The West Coast
    After launching a contest for the "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour including a dope prize pack from TRUKFIT yesterday, we're bringing you another great giveaway today thanks to Casey Veggies and PNCINTL.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Is Considering Signing With Cash Money
    Rich Homie Quan was dismissed by many as a one-hit wonder early on, but with three radio hits this year alone (that's two more than Future, who he's often been compared to) he's solidified himself as a force to be reckoned with.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Sued For $1 Million Over Ditched Private Jet Payments
    Lil Wayne certainly has more than enough money to rent a private jet, but it hasn't stopped him from missing almost a million dollars in payments. A company is now suing the rapper over a G-1159B Gulfstream jet he leased for $55,000 a month.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Cast To Appear In "Fast & Furious 7"
    Iggy Azalea is quickly becoming a mega success. The Australian-bred rapper has topped the charts with "Fancy" and her feature on Ariana Grande's "Problems", while her debut album The New Classic has been equally successful on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Ca$h Out Announces Debut Album "Let's Get It," Shares Tracklist And Artwork
    Around two years after he broke out with "Cashin' Out," Atlanta's Ca$h Out is finally ready to release his long-awaited debut album. Let's Get It, as the LP is titled, will drop on August 26th.
  • Cover of Cassidy Says Jay Z Set Up His Infamous Battle With Freeway
    Cassidy cut his teeth as a battle rapper, and the punchline-driven style has always had a heavy presence in his recorded material. In a new interview with VladTV, the Philly emcee criticized the current rappers for not being lyric-driven, and accredited the popularization of battle rap with fans seeking out bars.
  • Cover of Busta Rhymes Announces Split From Cash Money
    It seems the relationship between Busta Rhymes and Cash Money was a short-lived one. Today Bussa Bus has announced his departure from the Birdman-helmed record label. 
  • Cover of N.W.A Biopic Casting Call Criticized As Racist, Company Apologizes
    The N.W.A biopic film "Straight Outta Compton" is well on its way, after announcing several of the lead characters and a release date in mid-June, the film went on to start casting for other roles, some of which have raised a few eyebrows.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: July 17
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Russell Simmons Calls Cash Money "The Best Company In The History Of Hip-Hop"
    Apparently, Russell Simmons is very impressed by the way Cash Money Records operates. The co-founder of Def Jam just wrote an article entitled "Why Cash Money Is The Best Company In The History Of Hip Hop" for GlobalGrind that is overflowing with praises for the label.
  • Cover of Zendaya Coleman Reportedly Cast As Aaliyah In Upcoming Biopic [Update: Film To Detail Singer's Relationship With R. Kelly]
    As we learned earlier this year, VH1 is looking to mimic the success of their TLC biopic with one about another r'n'b singer, Aaliyah. The singer's uncle announced news of the film back in September, but we've yet to receive any new details on the progress of the film, including casting, until today.
  • Cover of Quick5: Casey Veggies Speaks On Possible Drake Feature & His Debut Album
    We were able to catch up with Casey Veggies out in Los Angeles the other week, and the rapper participated in our Quick5 video series. Young Veggies has been working on his debut album for awhile now, and it's definitely about time for it, as he's definitely put in his fair share of work for the mixtape game.
  • Cover of Stream Blu's New Album "Good To Be Home"
    Blu is a rapper who's been knocking around Los Angeles' underground for over ten years, releasing a wealth of EPs, albums and mixtapes during that time. His latest, Good To Be Home, will be officially released on Monday, May 19th, but the double disc project is now streaming in full on SoundCloud.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs & Doughboyz Cashout Exchange Jabs On Twitter
    It's no secret that Freddie Gibbs and Young Jeezy have beef, but it appears the bad blood has extended into artists from Jeezy's label as well. 
  • Cover of Chris Brown's D.C. Assault Case Will Go To Trial, Judge Denies Dismissal Request
    So here's where we were last time we reported on Chris Brown's seemingly never-ending legal troubles: his lawyer, Mark Geragos, was proposing that the D.C.
  • Cover of Logic Announces "While You Wait" Tour Dates With Castro & QuESt
    Logic just unleashed a big banger, titled "Now", thanks in part to production from 6ix, Arthur McArthur and Swiff D and in part to Logic's fast-paced delivery. The new record came with the announcement of a new Visionary Music Group tour titled "While You Wait."
  • Cover of !llmind Talks About Producers Who Don't Receive Credit
    As anyone who dabbles in beats knows, stealing tracks and not crediting the producers who made them has become a real problem in Hip Hop. Actually, as !llmind states, it's always been a problem. In a recent interview, the prolific Hip Hop producer explains why some producers get stiffed in that regard. 
  • Cover of Caskey Discusses His Origins, Baking, Losing His Virginity At Disneyland And Meeting Birdman With Damon Campbell
    HNHH representative Damon Campbell recently caught up with Orlando, Florida emcee and Cash Money / Republic Records signee Caskey for an exclusive interview, touching on his musical origins, baking, his first meeting with Birdman, losing his virginity at Disneyland and much more. Read excerpts from the interv
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Recalls Being Shot At By A Female Fan & Shooting Himself On Kimmel
    Lil Wayne has some pretty crazy stories. The YM leader stopped by Jimmy Kimmel -- who is currently filming his show in Austin for SXSW -- to share a couple of his strangest experiences, both of which happened to involve getting shot at. 
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says He Was Denied Entrance To 50 Cent's SXSW Show
    As you are probably aware, the annual SXSW music conference has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The festival will continue into the weekend, and will give many new and veteran artists alike a chance to perform at various showcases. One such veteran MC is 50 Cent, who took the stage last night.
  • Cover of G.O.O.D. Music To Have SXSW Showcase With Big Sean, Pusha T & More
    While SXSW started off as a showcase opportunity for rising artists all of genres, in recent years we've seen the rap genre take on a bigger influence at SXSW, not to mention, bigger artists as well. So, it may not come as a complete surprise that G.O.O.D.
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