• Lil Wayne Sues Birdman's Cash Money For $51 Million
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    Lil Wayne kept to his word, and his filed a lawsuit against Birdman/Cash Money in an effort to get out of his contract. The other week when we initially reported on Weezy's plan to sue his father, it was thought that he'd sue for the sum of $8 million, plus freedom from the label. As it turns out, Wayne is seeking a bit more than just $8 million. The lawsuit has been obtained by TMZ (duh), and...
  • Tyga & Chris Brown Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Fan Of A Fan" Album [Update: Complete Tracklist Added]
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    Recently we saw some behind-the-scenes photos for Chris Brown and Tyga's lead single from Fan of a Fan 2 The Album, and while we wait on the official music video to arrive, the two have revealed the cover art for the upcoming album plus a release date. It's coming pretty soon, unlike Tyga's The Gold Album which just got delayed. We saw a few publicity shots of Breezy and Tyga for Fan...
  • Nicki Minaj's Ex, Safaree Samuels, Admits He Didn't Ghostwrite For Her
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    Towards the end of last year, we all learned of Nicki Minaj's breakup with her longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels via their very public fallout. One of the most attention-grabbing aspects of that breakup was Samuels' claim that he had previously written some of Nicki's rhymes, which clearly didn't sit well with the Pinkprint rapper. Now, in a new series of tweets, Samuels goes back...
  • Migos Criticized For Donating $1000 To Atlanta High School
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    Usually, donating some money to a charitable cause isn't something you can criticize, but in Migos' case, people found a way to hate on their choice to give $1000 to an Atlanta high school. Yesterday, the trio posted a picture on their Instagram (below) of them and some other Quality Control artists holding a giant check made out to Booker T. Washington high school, and since posting it, they've...
  • Bobby Shmurda Gets A Gun Charge Dismissed [Update: Charge Will Still Count Against Him]
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    Finally, some good news for Bobby Shmurda. After the Brooklyn native and 12 other members of his crew were arrested and indicted in a high-profile incident last December, Shmurda's attorney is now saying that one of the five charges against Shmurda will be dropped. In an interview with Revolt, Howard Greenberg said that the “Brooklyn D.A. office announced that the gun case in Brooklyn will...
  • Review: Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"
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    Every rapper that can be considered in the G.O.A.T. debate eventually hits a wall.  This drop-off point comes for everyone and leads their stans to add qualifiers to their respective "best all time" arguments, "Of course, I'm talking about Jay-Z from Reasonable Doubt to Black Album, Eminem pre-Encore, etc."  Weezy's GOAT argument comes with  more qualifiers than just about any other....
  • First Week Sales For Joey Bada$$' "B4.Da.$$" & Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth"
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    Last week, a young star and a down-on-his-luck veteran both released intelligent, career-revitalizing albums, but who sold more? It was predicted that Joey Bada$$ would sell 50,000-55,000 copies of B4.Da.$$, and Lupe Fiasco would do slightly worse with Tetsuo & Youth (30,000-35,000), and now the official numbers have arrived from Hits Daily Double.  Both albums...
  • Future's DJ, Esco, Spent 56 Days In A Dubai Jail For Marijuana Possession
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    Even in more conservative American states, getting caught with marijuana for personal use usually only gets you a misdemeanor offense. In Dubai, it's a different story entirely. Freebandz's DJ Esco (Future's official DJ), recently learned that the hard way when he took the rap for some weed found in a bag at the city's airport, an event that led to him spending 56 days in jail. Having been...
  • Porn Star Mia Khalifa Says Drake Contacted Her On Instagram
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    Ever since "Lord Knows" came out, everyone's known that Drake has a thing for "porn stars that [he's] ashamed to mention," but today we might have just gotten proof. Mia Khalifa (no relation to Wiz), who's currently the most popular actress on Pornhub, has put out a pretty big hint that Drake was trying to contact her via Instagram. In an interview with CBS Miami 560 WAM (which you can...
  • Dr. Dre Signed A Rapper Named Justin Mohrle
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    Dr. Dre took Kendrick Lamar under his wing in 2012 when the then-rising rapper signed to Aftermath, and now K. Dot is veritable rap star and hip-hop darling. Although Dre's musical output may not be what it once is, he's still keeping his foot firmly within the rap game by forever signing the next best thing. Today, Dallas-based D Magazine profiled who's next for Dre's Aftermath, and it's a...
  • Always Strive And Prosper: A$AP Yams' Quotes To Live By
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    On Sunday January 18, 2015, the hip-hop community lost yet another young genius. Steven Rodriguez, better known as A$AP Yams, died suddenly at the age of 26.  Yams leaves behind an unparalleled passion and business savvy. He was the type of person who used his success to help make others successful. He believed that everyone should Always Strive And Prosper. He lived by those words. He also...
  • Retchy P Says He Wishes Wale Died Instead Of A$AP Yams, Wale & Fat Trel Respond
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    The death of A$AP Yams has shook up much of the hip-hop community, and of course those who had working and personal relationships with the Mob co-founder were even more in shock. Over the weekend there was a memorial service for Yams in New York, as well as a private one for close friends and family. Everyone grieves in different ways, and while some artists have been outspoken on social media...
  • Are Lil Wayne & Young Thug Taking Shots At Each Other?
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    By this point, you're fully aware that Lil Wayne and Birdman are not on the best of terms, as Wayne has expressed a desire to leave Cash Money, claiming Birdman won't release his completed studio album, Tha Carter V. This weekend, the rift was taken to the next level when reports that Weezy was suing his father figure for $8 million arose, and last night it seems Young Thug may have become...
  • Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney To Reportedly Perform "FourFive Seconds" At Grammys
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    We haven’t heard much from Rihanna since 2012’s Unapologetic album, but after dropping off “FourFive Seconds” with Kanye West and Paul McCartney last weekend, Rih Rih is getting back to business. To make her comeback official, Rih Rih will be reportedly taking the stage at this year’s Grammy’s and performing her new single alongside Kanye West and Paul McCartney, according to a close...
  • A$AP Rocky Speaks On His Role In The New Film "Dope"
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    By now, you probably know that A$AP Rocky has a role in the independent film "Dope," and that the film sold for $7 million following a successful showing at Sundance Film Festival. Now, Rocky has spoken on his role in the film, as well as his desire to keep acting, in a new interview with The New York Times. Read excerpts from the interview below.  NYT: You were really good in...
  • Benzino Tried To Bring A Loaded Gun Through Airport Security
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    We don't report on the former Love & Hip-Hop star Benzino much, and when we do, it's usually because he's in trouble with the law. This is the case again, as Benzino attempted to go through airport security with a loaded gun. Law enforcement sources say that Benzino was going through airport security at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday. He put his carry-on bag...
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