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  • Cover of Mase Sued By Model Over Single Artwork [Update: Mase Loses Lawsuit]
    Mase released his comeback single, "Why Can't We", last December, and while it didn't really connect the way "Welcome Back" did, it has earned him a lawsuit. 
  • Cover of Alleged Childhood Friend Of DJ Mustard Sues Him Over Lack Of Producer Credit
    Once you start getting a bit of a success and fame, the lawsuits start piling in. DJ Mustard is starting to reach that stage in his career, with a new lawsuit claiming he ripped off ideas from a friend by the name of Mike Free.
  • Cover of Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
    On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure.
  • Cover of Cash Money Sued For $1 Million Over Jay Sean Album "All Or Nothing"
    Another day, another lawsuit directed towards Cash Money. This one's centered around Jay Sean, who has since parted ways with the label.
  • Cover of Shy Glizzy Reveals Artwork & Release Date For "Law 3" Mixtape
    Yesterday Shy Glizzy dropped off the first leak from his upcoming Law 3 mixtape, "Celebration," featuring Bobby Shmurda. The single had a warm reception on the site, and followed up two remixes from the DMV native.
  • Cover of Keyshia Cole Facing Lawsuit From Cash Money Employee She Assaulted
    The drama between Keyshia Cole and Cash Money employee Sabrina Mercadel continues. Although we thought it might be over when it was reported that Keyshia Cole would not be facing prosecution for her assault on Mercadel, now instead, Sabrina Mercadel is suing the singer.
  • Cover of Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf To Air "Shady CXVPHER" Tomorrow
    Remember the classic cypher from Eminem and the Slaughterhouse gang a few years back at the BET Hip-Hop Awards? Well good news, the gang is about to do it all over again.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Settles Two Lawsuits Stemming From Assault Cases
    Chris Brown's pockets may be slightly lighter, but he's at least rid himself of the stress surrounding two lawsuits.
  • Cover of Eminem Shares "Shady XV" Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Back in August, Eminem confirmed that a new project entitled Shady XV would be dropping later this fall.
  • Cover of Dr. Luke Sued By Kesha For Sexual Assault & Battery
    Famed hip-hop/pop producer Dr. Luke is being sued by his frequent collaborator Kesha for emotional, physical, sexual, and verbal abuse.
  • Cover of Juicy J Facing Lawsuit Over "Bandz A Make Her Dance" Music Video
    The higher up you get, the more lawsuits are filed against you, so it seems. At least, this rings true for celebrity status.
  • 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 Wisconsin Rapper Sues Jeezy, Claims "Me OK" Was A Rip-Off
    TMZ is reporting that Jeezy, who just got out of some legal trouble of his own this past month, is now being sued by a Wisconsin rapper by the name of Big Chris.
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Denies Smacking A Fan
    Last year, it was reported that A$AP Rocky had been charged with assault, stemming from an incident at 2013's Made In America festival in Philadelphia where he allegedly slapped a female fan.
  • Cover of Pusha T Sued By Miami Nightclub
    Pusha T may be in a bit of trouble following what seems to be a misunderstanding with a club in Miami.
  • Cover of Big Pun's Widow Sues Fat Joe
    Fans of Big Pun probably know that the emcee's entire mainstream career was kickstarted by Fat Joe.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Sues Ex-Boyfriend For Allegedly Stealing Her Computer Data & Forgery
    Iggy Azalea's at-first-mythical sex tape has turned into a real sex tape, and with that, Iggy's got some legal battles to pursue. As we've reported on, Iggy's ex-boyfriend is attempting to sell their sex tape to Vivid Entertainment.
  • Cover of Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party For Copyright Infringement
    Eminem and his publishing company have initiated a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for their allegedly unauthorized use of his song "Lose Yourself." 
  • Cover of TV Shows You Should Watch If You're A Hip-Hop Fan
    Hip-hop is a way of life. It's about much more than music. It's about fashion, style, and culture. If you call yourself a true hip-hop fan, you best be about that life. You have to know, not only what to listen to, but also what to watch. HotNewHipHop takes a look at the best TV shows to watch if you're a hip-hop fan.
  • Cover of Robin Thicke Admits He Was High & Drunk When He Made "Blurred Lines" In Lawsuit Depositions
    Last year Robin Thicke found himself embroiled in a lawsuit with Marvin Gaye's children, when he was first targeted by Gaye's family over the similarities between his hit single "Blurred Lines" and Marvin Gaye's musical compositions, namely, "Got To Give It Up." Thicke, alongside "Blurred Lines" co-writers T.I.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Will Reportedly Sue Vivid If They Market Sex Tape
    The Iggy Azalea sex tape drama continues. As we reported on last week, Vivid Entertainment is claiming they have a sex tape featuring Iggy, and they'd like to market it.
  • 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 Tyrese Sued By A Writer He Claims "Bamboozled" His Mother
    Tyrese Gibson may be better known for his roles in the successful Transformers and Fast & Furious franchises than he is for music nowadays, but, for a while, he was one of R&B music's most popular talents. And so, for the first time since 2012, Tyrese has made his way back to our pages.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 4
    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 Kendrick Lamar Sued For $1 Million Over "Rigamortis" Instrumental
    Kendrick Lamar isn't often the subject of tabloid/gossip sites, however, every artist seems to encounter a lawsuit at some point or another in their rising career. K. Dot's facing a new lawsuit according to TMZ, over his Section.80 record "Rigamortis."
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