Layzie Bone Arrested, Released On Bail

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Layzie Bone had a run-in with the cops this morning that quickly escalated to his arrest. According to TMZ the rapper "encountered" police at a hotel, and was found to...

  • Layzie Bone Arrested, Released On Bail
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    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Layzie Bone had a run-in with the cops this morning that quickly escalated to his arrest. According to TMZ the rapper "encountered" police at a hotel, and was found to have two outstanding warrants for traffic violations when his name was run through the system.  Apparently Bone did not appear in court for the charges, and was thus driving on a suspended license....
  • Snoop Dogg Talks On His Pimping Past
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    Snoop Dogg has often referenced pimps, dressed up as though he was a pimp, and called himself a pimp back in 2003...but who knew the rapper actually was a pimp at one point in his life? Well, it turns out he was. The rapper revealed the news, which may or may not come as a surprise, to RollingStone. Although the rapper is now a Rastafrian, touting peace and love, he doesn't deny his gangster...
  • Timbaland Invests In Mobile App "Hang w/"
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    Timbaland has a pretty big year so far, he rejoined singer Justin Timberlake in the studio and produced his highly successful new album, he's been working with Jay-Z, plus, he's locked a few business ventures under his belt. The producer signed a deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, and with 50 Cent to help assist in promoting and designing his SMS Audio line. Timbaland is now beginning...
  • 50 Cent Says He'll "Never Sell 13 Million Records Again"
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    50 Cent celebrated the 10th anniversary of his debut album Get Rich Or Die Tryin' a few months back. The album made a huge impact on the charts, elling over 13 Million copies, making it one of the best selling records of the decade. As the music industry has slowed since then, 50 has yet to come close to his initial sales, and in a recent interview spoke about his acceptance that he will never...
  • T.I. Speaks On Being "Mindful" Of Endorsements, Staying Independent
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    T.I. seems to be becoming more business conscious than ever. The ATL rapper is currently independent, and seeking out a major label deal, but is looking to collect at least 8 figures for the signing. In a recent interview, Tip talked about both his ambitious deal plans, and his caution with endorsements after Rick Ross and Lil Wayne have been dropped. "Endorsements come from corporations and...
  • Yo Momma: Rappers & Their Moms
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    Even the grittiest of gangster rappers have their mothers to thank for much of their success, and they don't always get the credit or respect they deserve. As such, and in celebration of Mother's Day, we've compiled a gallery of 25 photos of emcees with their moms, from Tupac Shakur to Kanye West.  Even if you won't be seeing your mother today, make sure you let her know what she means to you,...
  • Charts Don't Lie: May 12
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    Last week we questioned the grip of Will.i.am's influence on the mainstream, with his solo effort, #willpower, moving less than 30k opening week. We could also blame this on the ever-waning sales of albums in general. This week, we get LL Cool J's Authentic album as a new entry in Charts Don't Lie. The old school rapper only moved around 13k, and so we gotta ask, what factors played into his...
  • Chief Keef Previews Headphones From His Beats By Keef Line
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    Chief Keef, who signed to Interscope less than a year ago, announced some big news this past week, having joined Gucci Mane's Bricksquad. The rapper has hinted at more big news earlier today, with photos he posted on his Instagram. Chief Keef's original deal with Interscope reportedly included a Beats By Keef headphone line, of which nothing had materialized until now. The Chicago native...
  • Sha Money XL Leaves Def Jam, Named EVP Of Urban A&R For Epic
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    Michael "Sha Money XL" Clervoix, who once served as president of G-Unit Records, and has recently represented 2 Chainz and Big K.R.I.T. as SVP of A&R for Island Def Jam, has now been named EVP of Urban A&R for Epic Records. Chairman and CEO of Epic, L.A. Reid had some kind words for Sha. "Sha Money has time and again proven to be a cultural leader and has my complete support in ushering...
  • Solange Launches Her Own Record Label "Saint Records"
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    Solange, Beyonce's sister, has made quite a few moves over the past 24 hours. She dropped a new single with none other than Kendrick Lamar late last night, today her cover of Complex magazine's June/July issue was revealed, plus, she announced the start of her own record label, Saint Records. The singer tweeted the news today, revealing the label will be distributed by Sony. "Super...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-12
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    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features The-Dream, Jeremih, Ace Hood, Logic and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite...
  • Chris Brown Announces New Single Featuring Aaliyah
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    Chris Brown has ambitous plans for his follow up single to "Fine China". The R&B singer is planning to feature previously unreleased vocals from the late Aaliyah on his next release, titled "They Don't Know". Chris spoke to reporters at the BET awards press conference today. “I got something special for my fans. It’s called ‘They Don’t Know,’” he...
  • Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine To Donate $70 Million To USC For New Academy
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    It's no secret that Dr. Dre has built a vast fortune off his work in the music industry, whether it's Beats by Dre or actual beats by Dre. In Dre's lucrative business ventures, such as Beats Electronics, he partnered with the co-founder of Interscope, Jimmy Iovine. Now the two have joined forces once more, and they will be donating some of their respective fortunes to the University of Southern...
  • Eazy-E & ODB's Families Approve Of Rappers' Holograms Being Used At Rock The Bells
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    There were a lot of mixed feelings surrounding the Tupac hologram at Coachella. While many were impressed by the technological achievement, others were left uncomfortable with the posthumous performance. When it was announced that both Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard would appear in hologram-form at this year's Rock The Bells festival, similar feelings arose, but as far as the late rapper's families...
  • Rihanna Fires Shots At J.R. Smith & New York Knicks
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    The NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year, J.R. Smith, has been struggling of late through the playoffs.  Ever since he elbowed Jason Terry in the head and was suspended for game four against the Boston Celtics, where the New York Knicks had a 3-0 lead. J.R. has been playing sub-par ball. Following the game four which he was suspended, Earl Joseph went to a club with French Montana  and Lloyd Banks...
  • Dr. Dre Talks On New Academy At USC & Being Inspired To Get Back In Studio
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    A few days ago it was announced that Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine would once again team up for a new venture, donating $70 million to USC for a new academy, the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. The academy will educate students who want to break in to the music industry, offering them an undergraduate degree. A press conference was held...
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