• 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...
  • 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 –...
  • Iggy Azalea Allegedly Gave Her Ex-Boyfriend Rights To Release Sex Tape
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    Things aren't looking too good for Iggy Azalea's attempts to block her sex tape from seeing the light of day. Yesterday we reported on how Iggy's legal team threatened to sue the porn company Vivid Entertainment if they try to release the tape under Iggy's name. Now new developments arise, with Iggy's ex-boyfriend (her sex partner in the tape) revealing a few facts to TMZ (who...
  • Gucci Mane Sentenced To 3 More Years In Prison
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    Although we haven't seen any lack of Gucci Mane music these days, we won't actually be seeing the rapper himself for another three years. His legal battles continue to thrive, and he was sentenced to another three years in prison following his assault on a fan back in March 2013. You'll recall that GuWop hit an unsuspecting fan on the head with a champagne bottle, and the fan happened to be...
  • 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...
  • Trey Songz & Mila J Are Reportedly Dating
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    Jhené Aiko recently said in a interview that she's not currently dating any stars in the hip-hop/R&B world, but now we know that her sister might be. E! News reports that Mila J and Trey Songz are now a couple. Citing some behavior that was witnessed at the recent Compound Foundation's Fostering a Legacy benefit in NYC, E! reports that the two were "attached at the hip all...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chris Brown Unveils "X" Tracklist
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    Chris Brown's X has suffered plenty of setbacks, and when it was announced the album was coming in September, it was difficult not to take the announcement with a grain of salt. Today, Chris has released the official tracklist to the album, which is proof enough for us that the project will be making its deadline this time around. The 21 track project will feature guest appearances from...
  • August Alsina Passes Out During Concert In NYC [Update: August Remains Hospitalized]
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    While performing in front of a jam-packed sold out crowd Monday night in NYC, August Alsina had himself what appears to be a serious health scare just moments ago when he fell unconscious during the middle of his set. Security instantly rushed to his side and called for assistance, but August didn’t look to be in any good shape according to witnesses & the IG clip that's surfaced online...
  • Aaliyah Biopic To Premiere In November
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    After a bit of backlash and a change of actress, the Aaliyah biopic is finally being readied for November, to air on Lifetime TV. Disney star Zendaya Coleman was initially tapped to star as Aaliyah, although after much criticism she ended up dropping out the film, not because of the critics, but because Aaliyah's family wasn't actually on board with the movie. The role was soon cast to another...
  • Jeremih Teases New Single Featuring J. Cole "Planes"
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    Jeremih is on a roll. After "Don't Tell 'Em" hit gold, the r'n'b singer dropped off an official remix of the record enlisting Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana for additional verses. Now he's teasing the artwork for the next single we can expect off of his upcoming album Late Nights: The Album. The fans will be pleased about this one, as the crooner nabs J. Cole for "Planes." He previewed the...
  • Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Album, Has "A Bunch Of Tracks" With Dr. Dre
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    We've been scraping up every detail about Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated follow up to good kid, m.A.A.d city, as the details have been scarce. Last week Kendrick's TDE label mate SZA spoke briefly on the album, but as far as the rapper himself, he's keeping everything tightly under wraps. Although we were told awhile back from Anthony 'Top Dawg' Tiffith that the album would arrive in...
  • Birdman, Young Thug And Rich Homie Quan Announce Rich Gang Mixtape
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    From the trio that brought you "Lifestyle" comes... a mixtape? Yes, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and their generous benefactor Birdman have announced a joint tape under the name Rich Gang. Tha Tour Part 1, as it's titled, drops on September 29th. This news comes courtesy of homophobes' least favorite Instagram account, that of the ever-confounding Young Thug, who shared the artwork and...
  • 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...
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