Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen "Ruined Roc-A-Fella"

Dame Dash has made more headlines in 2014 for his beefs with industry folks like Funkmaster Flex and Steve Stoute than he has for any music or business moves, and it seems he's continuing down that...

  • Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen "Ruined Roc-A-Fella"
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    Dame Dash has made more headlines in 2014 for his beefs with industry folks like Funkmaster Flex and Steve Stoute than he has for any music or business moves, and it seems he's continuing down that path. In a new interview with Vlad TV, he elaborated on his previous comments about Stoute, and implicated the former CEO of Warner Music Group (which controlled Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella), Lyor Cohen,...
  • Sir Mix-A-Lot Praises Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda"
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    Our readers may not have loved Nicki Minaj's latest single, but Sir Mix-A-Lot sure did. The creator of the "Baby Got Back" has praised Nicki's rendition of his track, referring to it as a "new and improved" version of his 1992 single.  “That’s what I like, man. Use it, use it, use it,” Sir Mix-A-Lot said in a new interview with VladTV. “We had heard about it through...
  • Ab-Soul Wants Dr. Dre To Let Black Hippy Make "Detox"
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    Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock are all forces to be reckoned with on their own, but when they come together like Voltron to form Black Hippy, it's something truly special. A full length project from the group has always been hinted at, but it seems things are still up in the air at this point. In a new interview with SkeeTV, Ab-Soul spoke of how Black Hippy came together, as...
  • Review: Iggy Azalea's "The New Classic"
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    Defining a “classic” is no easy task. The first factor is obviously the quality of the music. Here we ask the basic questions: Are there any unnecessary tracks? Does the production impress without outshining the lyrics? The usual surface stuff that’s easy to assess on two full listens. After the surface level is cleared, an album has to separate itself from the pack. Most of the...
  • Nas Offers Kendrick Lamar Advice On Following Up A Classic Album
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    Few rappers are as well-equipped to talk about classic albums than Nasir Jones. With almost twenty years of experience in the game and at least four generally-regarded "classic" albums, the Queensbridge emcee is just about the best mentor an up-and-comer could ask for. In a newly released interview with Complex, Nas offers words of encouragement for Kendrick on following up good kid,...
  • SportsCenter Anchors Who Love Hip-Hop
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    Hip-hop and professional sports are more similar than you might think. Both fields are competitive, exciting, and allow for great debates. Rappers are often seen interacting with world class athletes, such as Lil Wayne hanging out with Cristiano Ronaldo, 50 Cent breaking bread with Floyd “Money” Mayweather, or Drake taking pictures with whoever won that evening. Either way, sports and...
  • Keyshia Cole Reveals Title Of New Album [Update: Release Date Announced]
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    Keyshia Cole's last album was 2012's Woman To Woman, which featured collaborators such as Meek MIll, Lil Wayne, Ashanti, and The-Dream. Cole's upcoming album will also have it's share of collaborators, but according to the singer, she'll be handling the majority of the songwriting this time around. After being asked by a fan on Twitter, the R&B singer revealed the title of the album to be...
  • The Weeknd Covers Complex Magazine, Does His First Interview Ever
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    The Weeknd is known to be a mysterious character, shying away from the usual spotlight requirements of interviews, vlogs, or anything that really shows us who The Weeknd is-- unless it's his music. With his debut album on a major label, Kiss Land, now slated for release on August 27th, it's a good time for fans to learn a little bit more about the r'n'b singer. Complex has you covered, nabbing...
  • Review: Dizzy Wright's "State Of Mind" EP
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    Few rappers out can say they have been rapping since the age of eight and actually mean it. Dizzy Wright has been performing long before he even hit puberty. His mother, who penned his lyrics when he was just starting out, was a concert promoter and exposed him to the industry while other children his age were playing video games and learning their multiplication times table. In 2010, he got his...
  • Pete Rock Worked With Kendrick Lamar On His New Album
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    Any details we can get on Kendrick Lamar's new album are welcome, as it is being kept tightly under wraps. Today we get word that Pete Rock made a contribution to the LP, which is as of yet untitled. While talking to XXL, the veteran producer spoke on connecting with the TDE camp, and K. Dot specifically. "Kendrick Lamar, I worked with him on his new album," he told XXL Magazine. He...
  • Russian Mobster Arrested For Involvement In The Murder Of Lil Phat [Update: Bay Area Basketball Player Arrested For Lil Phat's Murder]
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    Baton Rouge rapper Lil Phat was tragically gunned down last summer at the young age of 19. There has been a lot of progress in the search for the killers recently, and now it's been reported by Channel 2 News that three of the four men charged in the murder are now in custody, one of which is a former Russian mobster. Mani Chulpayev is allegedly responsible for hiring a hit on the rapper,...
  • 5 Hip-Hop Tours That Are Worth The Ticket Price
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    Lets be real, most of us can't even afford to buy CDs at retail value. At least that's what we tell ourselves as we pirate just about every record we can get our hands on. That being said, there are some things in life that just aren't accessible for free on the internet no matter how badly we want them to be. One of those things is food. Another is live performances. "Bullshit! 50 is streaming...
  • Lil Wayne Goes Off On Miami Heat, Says He "Fucked Chris Bosh's Wife"
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    Although Lil Wayne enjoys watching basketball, he's had his fair share of trouble with the NBA. Most recently, involving the Miami Heat, whom Weezy lashed out against when they kicked him out of a game against the L.A. Lakers for reportedly threatening a fan. Now reports are coming in that Wayne has once again spoken out against the Miami Heat, this...
  • Tony Yayo Responds To 50 Cent's Comments Comparing Him To Spoiled Milk
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    50 Cent has been doing the interview circuit later, and he's taken no prisoners when addressing his former G-Unit collaborators. While he's made a few comments about the rapper's that once occupied his circle, including calling them Troy Ave's hype men, one comment stood out in particular. When speaking about Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo, Fif offered a colorful comparison, saying "Some people,...
  • Man Stabbed At Meek Mill's BET Awards Party
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    Just yesterday, Meek Mill was seen talking to Miss Info about his new album and hyping up his BET Awards pre-party, which he said would also be attended by Game and Lil Boosie. Taking place at L.A.'s Club Lure, the event would be marred by a fight that led to a stabbing. TMZ reports that a man in his 20s got involved in a fight inside the club before being stabbed and taken outside by his...
  • Fat Trel Reportedly Signs To MMG [Update: It's Official]
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    It looks like the DMV area has a reason to celebrate this weekend. Reports are stating that Washington D.C. artist, Fat Trel, has signed a deal with MMG/ Roc Nation. Fat Trel's manager, Debo, recently put out a picture through his Instagram account that revealed the contract in which Fat Trel had just signed (seen in gallery above). This shouldn't come as much of suprise though considering...
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