• Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Acquires MOG Music Stream Service
    Dr. Dre's popular headphone company, Beats Electronics, has officially acquired MOG, a digital music service for streaming music.MOG, which offers music to stream of the latest releases on-demand (the service has a catalog of 16 million songs), has joined forces with the Beats Electronics company in an effort for the company to continue moving...
  • 2013 AMA Performances From Justin Timberlake, Rihanna & More [Update: Kendrick Lamar, TLC, Miley Cyrus Added]
    This year's AMAs have quite the line-up of performers, ranging from pop to hip-hop. Justin Timberlake was among the first performers, but you can also expect to see Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, TLC, Lady Gaga and more. Check out JT's performance below, and check back for updates as each artist performs. Nelly and Florida Georgia Line Rihanna performs & wins the Icon...
  • Childish Gambino Reveals Drake's "Trophies" Beat Was Originally For "3005"
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    Childish Gambino is the latest rapper to sit down with Zane Lowe, and much like Jay Z, Eminem, and Kanye West before him, he tells some very intriguing stories during the sit-down. One tidbit that stood out was the fact that the hook for Gambino's R&B-tinged "3005" was originally written over Drake's "Trophies" beat. Apparently, Hit-Boy had shopped the beat to 'Bino before Drake, and the...
  • Drake Speaks On The "Number One Spot" & Abandoned Aaliyah Project
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    We've already learned a lot about the creation of Drake's Nothing Was The Same in the first few clips from his CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson, and the newest installment is no exception. Drake answers some questions from fans, shedding light on some of the inspiration for the album, his abandoned Aaliyah project, and the "number one spot". On getting clowned for his style:I don't want...
  • Kendrick Lamar Explains Black Hippy's Unique Approach
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    Kendrick Lamar has made a lot of noise on his own in the last year or so, particularly in the last week. The rapper is in the business for more than just himself however, as he's always had his Black Hippy crew in tow. The TDE rapper explained the unique approach of the group in a recent interview with Rock The Bells. "Numbers. It's more strength. That's how I look at it." K-Dot said of the...
  • 50 Cent On Lil Wayne & Birdman Beef: "It’ll Work Itself Out”
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    50 Cent has an opinion on just about everything, and usually it's as controversial and troll-like as humanly possible, however, his thoughts on Lil Wayne and Birdman's current issues were uncharacteristically level-headed for Fif. The rapper explained to MTV News that due to their relationship, the conflict is much like a familial one, and he feels that it will eventually end in...
  • Whitney Houston Dies at 48, Details Of Her Death Emerge
     TMZ reports that Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48. A rep for the singer told Associated Press that she passed away this afternoon. Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards during her record-breaking career. Her debut album "Whitney Houston" was the first female album to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Charts....
  • Cortez Bryant Says Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" Not Dropping May 5th
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    Drake announced on stage the other month that Lil Wayne's highly anticipated Tha Carter V would be arriving on May 5th. Weezy F fans instantly got excited, but since then, we haven't heard so much as a whisper from Wayne music-wise. That's not to say he hasn't popped up in the news, he did just this week when he praised/criticized his Young Money signee Nicki Minaj for her track "Lookin' Ass...
  • Ab-Soul Says He's Close To Leaking His Own Album [Update: TDE CEO Responds]
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    It's been three months since TDE's Ab-Soul confirmed he had turned over two projects to the label. Since that time, Soulo also confirmed he'd been working on another project, Longterm 3, however we've received no new updates on the albums he finished.  We did receive a leak three weeks ago, although it was unclear which project it's off, "Tree of Life." Nonetheless, it's obvious that Soul...
  • 50 Cent Laughs At Rick Ross Shooting, Claims It's "Staged"
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    In classic 50 Cent behavior, mere hours after the announcement that Rick Ross was involved in a car accident following a shooting early this morning, 50 has already begun to mock the MMG leader.Fif went straight to Instagram to post a screenshot from a news story covering the incident, sharing some laughs, some jabs at Rozay's weight, and a claim that the event "looks staged".View the Instagram...
  • Photo: Drake & Mase Collaborating? [Update: More Drake Rumors, Reportedly Dropping "Official Single" Tomorrow]
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    Drake is currently at work on his new album Nothing Was The Same, which is scheduled to drop in September. Last week he provided us with a single that features 2 Chainz and Big Sean, but is there a Mase-featured single in the works? A photo of Drizzy and Mase together has surfaced, which could mean they're putting in studio time together. Would you like to hear a Drake x Mase collaboration on...
  • Kanye West Changes Name Of Single "Theraflu," Reveals New Artwork
    Following Theraflu releasing a statement concerning Kanye West's new single "Theraflu," 'Ye has changed the name and the artwork, maybe to avoid any legal troubles with the brand. Kanye West revealed via his website that the single is now called "Way Too Cold." See the new artwork below, which features a white bottle instead of the previous painted Theraflu bottle. Check the old artwork...
  • Chris Brown's Mugshot Leaked
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    We recently featured a photo gallery of 30 Rapper Mugshots, and Chris Brown (although, yes, technically an r'n'b singer) was not on the list. Today Breezy's recent mugshot has surfaced, and it would make a prime addition to the list.  Chris Brown's mugshot was taken during his Washington, D.C. arrest back in October, but WUS9 managed to get the photo and leak it to the world wide web for us...
  • 50 Cent's "Animal Ambition" First Week Sales Projections
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    50 Cent has definitely been putting himself out there in order to heavily promote his new solo album, Animal Ambition, which officially dropped yesterday. The rapper not only reunited with G-Unit this past week, putting plenty of spotlight on him, but he also has done numerous interview.  All the promo work doesn't seem to be translating into sales for Animal Ambition though. The album is...
  • Gucci Mane Advises Chief Keef Not To Follow In His Footsteps
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    Gucci Mane is known for his trouble with the law, having seen a jail cell multiple times through out his life. Nonetheless, in a new interview, Gucci Mane shows regret for some of his past incidents, and says that he doesn't want his newest signee, Chief Keef, to follow in his footsteps. Chief Keef, although not in the rap game for very long, has already established a reputation for himself when...
  • Lil Wayne's Young Money Facing Lawsuit, Could Lose Domain Name
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    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.  TMZ reports that the domain name youngmoney.com originally belonged to a business that helped young entrepreneurs manage and make money. The suit claims that the company sold their website name youngmoney.com to Weezy's imprint in 2011, for $600,000. However,...
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