• Iggy Azalea Sues Ex-Boyfriend For Allegedly Stealing Her Computer Data & Forgery
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    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. The former boyfriend/producer Hefe Wine claims that he has the rights to the tape, as Iggy signed a contract in 2009 giving him just that. Iggy's legal team...
  • Chris Brown, The Game Headline Power 106's Celebrity Basketball Game
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    Los Angeles radio station, Power 106, is recruiting the top celebrity basketball players to participate in an All-Star celebrity game which will be used to benefit Homeboy Industries. The non profit organization's goal is to get gang members off the street, and into real-life jobs. Ironically, noted blood affiliates, The Game and Chris Brown, are two of the big names that will be playing in the...
  • Dr. Dre's "Detox" May Not Actually Be Titled "Detox"
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    Well, it looks like Detox isn't coming after all -- at least not with the title. According to longtime Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker, "He scrapped Detox a couple of years ago and came up with another title. I won’t say what the title is cause I haven’t seen that online or anything yet." This confirms Marsha Ambrosius' similar claims made earlier this...
  • Lil B Creates "Basedmoji" iPhone Application
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    Lil B has struck gold once again with his brand new "Basedmoji" app. Now available in the iTunes store, the free download allows users to select from a wide variety of Based God-based animations for their personal text messages. "This Is A Very Rare App Designed And Developed By Lil B himself!!!," says the product's description. "COLLECT THIS APP AND SPREAD AROUND THE WORLD! This app...
  • Fergie Is Working On A New Album With Mike WiLL Made It
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    Fergie's first and (to date) only solo album, The Duchess, just celebrated its eighth anniversary yesterday, and right on the heels of that comes news of a follow-up. Rap-Up reports that the female quarter of the Black Eyed Peas is "working on a new album," and Mike WiLL Made It is involved. Basing their report on Fergie telling Billboard that it's a “good bet” that...
  • Hip-Hop Vs. Everybody: 10 Rap/Non-Rap Feuds
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    When hip-hop first started, beef was a reflection of the boxer-like competitive drive to establish yourself as the best in the business. Then came the advent of social media. With the world hyper-connected, many feuds now start with slick comments or perceived insults that come in the form of 140-or-less-character shots fired, and non-rappers have found themselves in the mix as well. Whether...
  • Flatbush Zombies And The Underachievers Announce "Electric Koolaide Experience" Tour
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    After sharing their first track under the "Clockwork Indigo" moniker earlier today, Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers have announced a fall tour called the "Electric Koolaide Experience." All the dates are below, and you can cop tickets here. 10/17 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose10/18 Madison, WI – Majestic10/19 Chicago, IL – Concord10/20 Minneapolis, MN –...
  • Rick Ross Announces "Hood Billionaire" Release Date, New Single With R. Kelly
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    Rick Ross has wasted no time in getting back into the studio following the release of Mastermind, he's already got an entire album complete and he's starting to promote it hard. Today Rozay reveals he's locked down a release date of November 24th for Hood Billionaire, choosing the same day as Eminem's SHADY XV compilation. Along with a promo image announcing the Black...
  • Nike Suspends Endorsement Contract With Adrian Peterson
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    After Nike was forced to terminate it's contract with Ray Rice, another Swoosh-sponsored NFL star has run into legal trouble. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested on charges that he abused his 4-year old son, and has since been linked to another incident of child abuse. With that, one of Peterson's biggest sponsers, Nike, has suspended their endorsement...
  • G-Eazy, E-40, IAMSU! & Jay Ant Announce "From The Bay To The Universe" Tour
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    G-Eazy won big this year with his album These Things Happen, and now he's taking his show on the road in a 31-date tour called "From The Bay To The Universe." Accompanied by E-40, IAMSU! and Jay Ant, the rapper, toted as "USA Today's Hottest College Ticket" in his press release, will being the tour on October 21st in Sacramento, CA. Check out the schedule below, and cop tickets...
  • Black Milk "If There's A Hell Below" Release Date & Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    Detroit's Black Milk is coming back to the scene with his sixth studio album If There's A Hell Below. The release follows last year's critically acclaimed No Poison No Paradise, which included guest appearances from the likes of Black Thought and Dwele among others. So far, we've gotten to hear two pieces from the upcoming LP, both of which have been acclaimed by readers. The first...
  • On The Come Up: J $tash
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    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of...
  • Waka Flocka Will Pay You $50,000 A Year To Roll His Blunts
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    Calling all blunt masters. If you consider yourself proficient at rolling up L's, Waka Flocka Flame may have an employment opportunity for you. That's right, the 1017 Brick Squad Monopoly rapper announced via his Instagram that is offering 50,000 dollars a year for a personal blunt roller, and he asked that you submit your applications via the hashtag #ICanRoll (a clever play on his...
  • Kendrick Lamar's Single Artwork For "I" Revealed
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    As reports indicated, Kendrick Lamar is poised to drop a new single in the coming week. Originally the title was thought to be "I Love Myself," but then it was later confirmed to be simply "I." This is confirmed once more with the official single artwork, via the man himself. K. Dot took to Twitter to tweet the artwork, without any other information. The artwork can be viewed in the gallery...
  • Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party For Copyright Infringement
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    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."  The copyright infringement lawsuit targets the National Party of New Zealand and states that the current prime minister, John Key, used the rapper's "Lose Yourself" music in his re-election campaign without Em's...
  • Lecrae's "Anomaly" Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200, Jhene Aiko's "Souled Out" At #3
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    The race between Lecrae and Jhene Aiko for the Billboard 200 #1 spot was a close one, but Lecrae has come out on top. The rapper's new album Anomaly snagged a #1 debut, after moving a reported 88,299 units, according to Hits Daily Double.  Jhene Aiko's debut album Souled Out is behind by more than 10,000 units, after selling a still-respectable 71,230 copies opening week. She wasn't...
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