• "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Tour Now Has A Street Fighter-Style App
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    The much-hyped "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour begins on Friday at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, and now Capcom, one of the tour's sponsors, has unveiled an app that will accompany the tour. "DvsLW," as it's called, will debut tomorrow on Google Android and Apple iOS.  According to Billboard, the app "will enable fans to select their city, pick a side (Drake or Lil...
  • Connecticut Man Acquitted After Killing Teen Over Pair Of Nikes
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    27 year-old Jonathan Gibbs has been released from jail after being acquitted of the murder of 18 year-old Issacc Smith, who was killed during a botched sneaker deal. Gibbs had served just 13 months in a Connecticut jail for the crime which occurred back in June of 2013.  Gibbs had met Smith via facebook and had agreed to sell the teen a pair of Nikes for $400. However, during the meet-up,...
  • The "Hot Nigga" Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
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    Bobby Shmurda has without question had the most meteoric rise to the top in hip-hop this summer, going from hundreds to millions of YouTube views in a matter of days. Along with the "Shmoney Dance" Vine, his song "Hot Nigga" is much to blame for that rise. The Jahlil Beats-produced track, originally made for Lloyd Banks under the name "Jackpot," has gotten several noteworthy freestyles out of the...
  • Pharrell, Tyler, The Creator, Mac Miller, Rick Ross & More To Perform At Camp Flog Gnaw
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    In a press release from today, Odd Future has announced the line up for their upcoming annual Camp Flog Gnaw carnival. Of course you can expect some of the OFWGKTA members to be performing, as well as some of their friends. One such friend happens to be Pharrell Williams, who will headline the event. Alongside Pharrell, Tyler, The Creator, Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson,...
  • Stream Tank's New Album "Stronger"
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    Tank is following up his group effort with TGT from last August, Three Kings, with a new solo album Stronger due out in five days time. His last solo effort was This Is How I Feel from 2012. Prior to the album's impact we've received a few singles including "Dance With Me" and "You're My Star." Now Atlantic Records has decided to release a full album stream for Stronger, so you can find out...
  • Ticket Giveaway: See Casey Veggies Live In The West Coast
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    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. Starting on August 11th, Young Veggies is kicking off a short stint of shows out in the West Coast. He'll be touching down in Santa Barbara, then heading on to Santa Ana, and Los Angeles, before...
  • Timberwolves Agree To Trade Kevin Love To The Cavs
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    In news that should come as a shock to no one, Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have reached an agreement that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to Ohio. In exchange for K-Love, the Timberwolves will receive #1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins, last year's #1 pick Anthony Bennett, and a protected 2015 first round pick.  Love has agreed to opt...
  • Beyoncé Will Perform At The 2014 VMAs And Receive The Video Vanguard Award
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    With a bevy of Grammys, platinum records and number one singles already under her belt, Beyoncé often seems like she's conquered all their is to conquer in the music world. But on August 24th, at the 2014 VMAs, she'll be given an award she has yet to receive: the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the VMAs' highest honor.  Joining a class that, as of now, only...
  • Samples Of The Week: August 7
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    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh...
  • Photos: Nicki Minaj's "Secret" Shoot With Alexander McQueen
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    Have you had enough of Nicki Minaj? Well, in case you've yet to have your fill of the Barbz leader, she's showed off some flicks from a photo shoot she did with high-end fashion designer Alexander McQueen. The reason behind the shoot is unknown, it could just be because it's Nicki. Nicki's My Pink Friday site labels it as a "secret" photo shoot, so perhaps something is cooking between McQueen and...
  • There's An Arrest Warrant For Wiz Khalifa In Texas
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    Back in May Wiz Khalifa landed himself in a Texas jail cell for marijuana possession, and used the opportunity to take a "jail selfie" which then went viral. The selfie got the police and Wiz in a bit of trouble, and an investigation was launched as to how Wiz managed to bring his phone into his jail cell. We haven't heard anything on the incident since we got word of the investigation, but...
  • Greg Oden Arrested For Punching A Woman In The Face
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    Free agent center, and former Ohio State standout, Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges. Oden, who played for the Miami Heat last season, delivered his epic mug shot after allegedly punching a woman in the face. "I was wrong, and I know what has to happen," Oden said, according to USA Today, which cited the police report. Oden grew up in Lawerence,...
  • Jeezy Talks Freddie Gibbs Beef [Update: Gibbs Responds To Jeezy's "Lies"]
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    Jeezy's Seen It All is less than a month away and the rapper is beginning to ramp up his press tour. Stopping in with Ebro, Miss Info & Laura Stylez at Hot 97, Jeezy discussed a multitude of topics ranging from his new single "Seen It All" to his interest in Nicole Murphy. Most headline-grabbing of all, however, was a brief discussion with the radio hosts about his long-lasting beef with...
  • Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Buy $20 Million Mansion
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    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will finally have a place to call home soon. After living with Kim’s mother, Kris Jenner, for the past year, Kanye & Kim have “opened escrow” on a lavish $20 million mansion located just minutes away from Kris Jenner's family home in Calabasas. According to E! Online, The estate sits on 3.5 acres of land and features some...
  • Tyga Announces Release Date For "The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty"
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    Though the news of Tyga dropping out of Wiz Khalifa's ongoing "Under The Influence" tour surely made some of his fans pretty disappointed, they've now got something to look forward to as a consolation prize. Taking to Twitter, T-Raww revealed that his long-awaited album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty is dropping on November 18th. The Gold Album :18th Dynasty drops NOV 18th!!!! RT —...
  • 11 Rappers Who Squashed Their Beef
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    Like boxing, hip-hop has always been driven by competition. But while the masses love it when top tier MCs go after each other in lyrical (or these days, reality show-style physical) combat, everybody loves a happy ending. After the tragic deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, hip-hop has become more conscious about settling these things before they get out of hand. With hip-hop now getting...
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