• Eminem Plans To Release Spike Lee-Directed "Headlights" Video On Mother's Day
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    Eminem's been making some big announcements as of late, including founding his own rap battle league and becoming the first rapper to headline London's Wembley Stadium. Now, he's taken to Instagram to reveal plans for a new video for Marshall Mathers LP 2 cut "Headlights," set to be directed by the legendary Spike Lee. The video, dropping on Mother's Day (that's this Sunday, May 11th),...
  • Apple May Be Looking To Acquire Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion [Update: Dr. Dre Confirms]
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    Dr. Dre recently surpassed Jay Z as the second richest rapper in the game, and it looks as though he could take the throne from Diddy if Apple successfully buys him out of Beats Electronics.  While the company is currently valued at $1 billion (after a recent $500 million investment from Carlyle), Apple is apparently offering $3.2 Billion for the Dre and Iovine's brand, which includes both...
  • Take A Tour Of Dj Khaled's Sneaker Room
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    Jordans, Jordans, and Jordans. DJ Khaled gave George Kiel III an inside look into one of his sneaker rooms, which featured some 500+ sneakers. Khaled, of course, reminds you that this is merely one of his sneaker rooms, though it has enough kicks to last a lifetime.  Throughout the video, the Miami-Dade mogul shows off some of his most prized sneakers including his "We The Best" Jordan 3s,...
  • The-Dream's Baby Mama Releases Photos Of Injuries Following Alleged Attack
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    Things aren't looking too good for The-Dream. As we reported on yesterday, the r'n'b singer posted bail at $20,000, after he turned himself into the police for questioning centered around domestic violence allegations from his ex-girlfriend Lydia Name. Terius Nash remained adamant of his innocence, alleging that Nam was falsely accusing him because her visa is about to run up. Today though, Nam...
  • Jay Z Named As One Of The "Most Powerful People" In The Art World
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    Jay Z is into art now. When your net-worth is in the 9-figure range, there comes a time when art-collecting is something you should at least try out-- still, the rapper has his share of critics when it comes to his newfound hobby. Hov has been clowned for his entry-level status as an art appreciator (can you be entry-level and purchasing original Picassos?) by some art world big wigs, and most...
  • Rich Homie Quan Denies Having Seizures, Says He Hit His Head After Fainting
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    It's no secret that Rich Homie Quan turns up-- that much he admits in an official statement made today. However, the ATL rapper made it clear that his recent hospitalization had nothing to do with sipping lean, or seizures for that matter.  According to Quan, he was taken to hospital after he fainted and hit his head, which was the result of exhaustion from work. "I just want to thank my...
  • August Alsina Says He's Cool With Trey Songz, Talks 106 & Park Incident
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    While it's not clear what spawned it, August Alsina has made it clear that he and Trey Songz have not seen eye to eye in the past. Most recently, the topic resulted in a very awkward interview on 106 & Park, where August was asked about the feud after specific instructions not to bring it up. In a new interview with HOT 97, Alsina did speak a bit about his current relationship with Trey...
  • The Roots Reveal Cover Art For "And Then You Shoot Your Cousin" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    The Roots will soon have another concept album under the belt, with And Then You Shoot Your Cousin scheduled for a May 20th release. Black Thought previously shared some of his own thoughts on the forthcoming album, during which he stated, "It’s conceptual; it’s another concept album in the spirit of Undun, but it’s not just about just one kind of character, we create quite...
  • Fan Perspective: That's That Shit I Don't Like
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    Don't get me wrong, I love Hip Hop. Like, I really love Hip Hop. Eat it, breathe it, sleep it, kind of thing. But just like anything else, there's always improvements to be made. If we're simply satisfied with the genre just as it is, we'll get complacent, and the quality will suffer. So, with that said, I'm happy to be your Hip Hop Omsbudsman (Google it) and voice some complaints on behalf of...
  • Usher Details Chris Brown Collaboration On New Album
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    Chris Brown may be locked up, but his presence in the R&B game is still strong. The singer's Ty Dolla $ign-penned track, "Loyal" is currently tearing up the clubs, and even got the full video treatment. One of many cameos in the clip is from Usher, who revealed in a recent interview that he and Chris will have a collaboration on his new album. “The song that we did together, I think it...
  • 'MVP' Air Jordan 6 Officially Unveiled
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    Jordan Brand is going above and beyond when it comes to celebrating the 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 6. JB is bringing back some classic colorways such as the Black/Infrared and Sport Blue, and is also delivering some newness, like this all-red 6 that is rumored to drop this year. Early images reveal a completely varsity red, leather upper with a green jumpman on the tongue and sole. A...
  • Samples Of The Week: May 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...
  • Asher Roth Announces "RetroHash" Tour Dates
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    Asher Roth's latest piece of work, RetroHash, seems to have been well-received by the fans. It's definitely showing a different side of Roth, as he dabbles more into musicality and less into rap. The one-time College Rapper is preparing to take the album on the road for a string of "RetroHash" tour dates. Asher will be hitting Washington, D.C. on June 16th, and he'll continue on until July 2nd...
  • Pharrell Covers W Magazine's Art Issue
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    Pharrell Williams is definitely having his moment, thanks to a hit single "Happy" and top-selling album G I R L, not to mention multiple production credits on other hit tracks. The creative mind was tapped by W Magazine for their art issue, where the singer discusses upcoming clothing collaborations, including one with adidas, as well discusses his own fashion choices including the infamous hat....
  • The-Dream Posts Bail At $20,000, Says He Is Innocent
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    More details have rolled in concerning The-Dream's on-going legal drama. As we reported on yesterday, the r'n'b singer turned himself into the cops for allegedly attacking his ex-girlfriend Lydia Nam. The singer was wanted by the police for questioning, and voluntarily walked into the NYPD precinct.  He was booked for two felonies, assault and strangulation. He's since posted bail at...
  • LeBron James Has No Time For $1 Bills
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    Idan Ravin, a personal trainer to some of the NBA's biggest names, recently took part in a piece for the New Yorker, in which he gives some funny insight into the lives of your favorite superstars.  For instance, Steve Francis once gave Ravin the nickname "crouton" because he was 'cooler than a regular cracker.' One of his workouts that he regularly does with Carmelo Anthony was recently...
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