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  • 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."
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: August 28
    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 Kid Ink Sued After His Dog Attacks Pizza Delivery Man
    According to TMZ, Kid Ink's legal problems may have just taken a turn for the worse. According the gossip reports, Ink is now being sued by a pizza delivery man named Garnik Nazarian after the man was attacked by Ink's dog at the rapper's Granada Hills home.
  • Cover of T.I. Sued Over Concert Stage From "America's Most Wanted" Tour
    Last year T.I. went on tour with Lil Wayne for their joint "America's Most Wanted" tour. The stadium tour included some fancy apparatuses, one of which served as the stage's focal point, an expensive screen known as a "roll drop", which was used to project various videos and photos through out the show.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Sued By Entertainment Company For $50,000
    Nicki Minaj is facing a new lawsuit, but we have a feeling this is just pocket change for the mega star. The Pinkprint rapper is being sued by an entertainment company for $50,000 after allegedly flaking on her duties.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Talks On Beyonce "Flawless" Remix, Remy Ma's Return & "Anaconda" Memes
    Nicki Minaj has had the internets topsy-turvy the past two weeks, what with her "Anaconda" artwork, which was followed by "Anaconda" memes, followed by a leaked version of the track, followed by rumors of a "Flawless" remix, followed by the official "Anaconda" record...you get the idea.
  • 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 Did Nicki Minaj Push Back Her Single Because Of An Upcoming Beyonce Remix?
    Nicki Minaj had the entire internet extra thirsty earlier this week when she dropped off the bootyfull single art for her upcoming record "Anaconda", which was originally due out July 28th. Unfortunately, Nicki had a slight delay in plans and decided to push back the release date until August 4th, a
  • Cover of Kanye West Sues Cryptocurrency Coinye, Creators Shut It Down [Update: Kanye Wins Lawsuit]
    A legal beef has been brewing between Kanye West and the creators of a new cryptocurrency named after, and inspired by, Mr. West, Coinye.
  • Cover of Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Roc-A-Fella Records Sued By Chauncey Mahan Again
    Back in April, we reported that Jay-Z & Roc-A-Fella Records were subjected to a $100,000 extortion plot at the hand of one of Jay's old sound engineers Chauncey Mahan.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Young Money Facing Lawsuit, Could Lose Domain Name
    Lil Wayne's Young Money roster could be out of a website if they don't step up on missed payments, according to a new lawsuit. 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sued For "Keisha's Song (Her Pain)"
    According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Kendrick Lamar is being sued by Woolfsongs Limited for not getting a sample cleared for his 2011 song “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)." 
  • Cover of Chris Brown's Plea Deal In Assault Case Falls Apart
    It's hard to keep track of Chris Brown's constant legal battles, however we do our best. The singer was released from jail at the beginning of June, and quickly returned to the studio to work on new music.
  • Cover of Ex-Cop Sues Meek Mill Over Ruined Work And Sex Life
    According to a recent report by TMZ, Meek Mill ruined the career, and the sex life, of a former Philly cop.
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