• Game Responds To 40 Glocc Lawsuit, Claims Self-Defense [Update: 40 Glocc Calls Game A Coward]
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    In March 2013 40 Glocc took his ongoing beef with Game to lawyers, and initiated a $4.5 million lawsuit against the rapper stemming from his beatdown (caught on camera) in July of 2012. Although legal proceedings have been quiet for a minute, they are not over. Game made sure to keep the beef present in Tyga's recent Lil Durk diss record, and now there are more court documents concerning 40...
  • Samples Of The Week: June 12
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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...
  • Metta World Peace Kicks Some Knowledge For Justin Bieber
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    Metta World Peace is never shy about repping his hood of Queensbridge, New York and he wants Justin Bieber to know that if he plans on dropping N-bombs he needs to spend some time in his old stomping grounds. Metta, who considers the Biebs to be his boy, had this to say regarding Bieber's recent racial controversy; "He's got to chill in Compton a little bit more ... ya gotta chill in...
  • Alleged Jay-Z Mistress Denies Reports Of An Affair
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    Entertainment tabloids have a habit of reporting first and asking questions later. Most of the time, their "journalism" goes without consequence. As long as "sources say," magazines will publish. Today, however, TMZ reports that In Touch may have a legal battle on their hands. According to recent reports by the magazine and other Bauer Media Group affiliates, Reality TV star Casey Cohen of...
  • 50 Cent's "Power" TV Show For Starz Network Gets An Air Date [Update: "Power" Renewed For Second Season]
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    50 Cent has quite a bit on his plate at the moment, a lot of which is actually centered around film and TV. Although Animal Ambition does seem to be a top priority, as he continuously drops off album leaks and music videos, he's also been working on an animated show for FOX and as well as an upcoming comedy, "Spy." This is in addition to executive producing a new TV show for Starz network,...
  • Robin Thicke Announces New Album "Paula"
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    It looks like Robin Thicke is going to all lengths to win back his high school sweetheart. Today, it was revealed that Robin will name his next album after his estranged wife, Paula Patton. According to Rap-Up, Robin Thicke’s seventh studio album will be titled Paula. The follow-up to last year’s chart-topper Blurred Lines was written and produced entirely by Thicke...
  • Ab-Soul Says He Recorded Majority Of "These Days..." At Mac Miller's House
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    Ab-Soul delivered a banger yesterday which featured ScHoolboy Q, "Hunnid Stax." Although Mac Miller wasn't credited on the track, mid-record you can hear Mac drop a few slow-paced bars before the track picks up pace again. Now in a new interview with XXL, Soulo reveals that Mac Miller's L.A. crib was where the majority of his recording sessions for These Days... went down, so it's...
  • Kevin Durant Calls The Game A Liar, Says He Never Bet $20K; Game Responds
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    A few days ago Los Angeles' rapper The Game posted a video on instagram of himself swishing a three in front of a crowd that included Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan, James Harden, and Drake. Game claimed that Durant bet the rapper $20,000 that he couldn't swish an NBA three, which he did.  However, some ruthless paparazzi caught up with KD after a condition session and asked him about the bet,...
  • XXL Freshmen Tour: NYC (Gallery)
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    Monday night at the Best Buy theater in NYC, 9 of the 12 XXL Freshmen took the stage for a very special performance. HotNewHipHop was at the high-energy show, and we've got a full gallery of photos to prove it.Apart from memorable performances from up-and-coming rappers like Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, and Rich Homie Quan, plenty of surprise guests also graced the stage. Kid Ink made an appearance...
  • Shit Rappers Say
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    You can never really expect what will come out of a rapper's mouth at any given moment. Hip-hop is a genre that is known for its unbridled, outspoken nature so it is really no surprise that the artists in the genre bring us some very hilarious quotables when they sit down for an interview. Whilst we love rappers for their grind and the dope music they give us, sometimes the things that they say...
  • First Week Sales For 50 Cent's "Animal Ambition" Are Here
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    The numbers have arrived for 50 Cent's new solo album Animal Ambition. The album, which dropped on June 3rd, was projected to move around 30,000-35,000 units opening week. After an extensive roll out and plenty of promotion and publicity, Fif managed to move more than the expected amount. Animal Ambition sold 47,000 units opening week, which was sufficient to land 50 a spot on the Billboard...
  • Chief Keef Reportedly Evicted From Highland Park Mansion [Update: Keef Responds]
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    A daily dose of Chief Keef drama is in order. Chief Keef has reportedly ran into some trouble and once again the police are involved. Red Eye (via FSD) reports that Keef has been evicted from his Highland Park mansion this morning, following Lake County police officers showing up at his crib. However, the owner of the home, Bal K. Bansal, contradicts this report, saying that Keef hasn't evicted...
  • Gameday Recap- LeBron Laces Up Rare 'Championship' Nikes For Game 3
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    Game 3 of the NBA Finals was all San Antonio. The Spurs came out of the gates blazing hot and pounced on the Miami Heat, taking home the victory in the pivotal game.  Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard went for a career high in the Jordan XX8, but his pre-game kicks might've also contributed to his success (if your superstitious). Leonard laced up the 'Bred' 4s pre-game, which he might need to...
  • Photos: Big Sean In The Studio With Rihanna & Calvin Harris
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    Other than a couple tracks & features, Big Sean has remained relatively quiet so far in 2014, but by the looks of things, it’s for a good reason. Busy working on his next album, Big Sean took to Instagram recently and has posted a few pictures that have left fans anxiously awaiting the outcome. On Sunday, Big Sean posted a pic of himself & Scottish DJ-producer, Calvin Harris, who...
  • Dr. Dre Selling Former Mansion For $35 Million
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    Despite being one of the richest rappers in the game for some time, Dr. Dre is moving up. The legendary producer sold his partially owned company, Beats By Dre, to Apple for 3 Billion dollars earlier this year, and it seems a $35 million dollar mansion simply isn't enough for him anymore. Dre recently purchased Tom Brady's former mansion for $40 Million dollars, and it looks as if that will...
  • 50 Cent Takes On Executive Producer Role In "B.M.F." Film
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    50 Cent has some experience in film and television at this point. From his acting debut in Get Rich Or Die Tryin', to his executive production on new Starz crime drama, Power, Fif is finding his way into the film industry. It looks as though 50's new show isn't his only focus at the moment, as the rapper announced today that he'll be executive-producing a new film called B.M.F. An Instagram...
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