• T.I. Speaks On Working With Dr. Dre For New Mixtape
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    T.I. recently released the second trailer for his upcoming mixtape Fuck Da City Up, dropping New Year’s Day, and included footage of him in the studio with Dr. Dre. Speaking with MTV News, Tip said that the two were “creating chemistry” for the tape and that he wants to work closer with the West Coast veteran. “Dre was here. He sent for me over to the spot. We really...
  • Chris Brown May Not Do Any Interviews in 2012
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    Tina Davis, Chris Brown's manager, recently spoke to Billboard on the r'n'b singer/rapper, and according to her he may not do any interviews in 2012. Read some excerpts below. On His Comeback After The 2009 Incident With Rihanna: It was a combination. It was about us keeping the faith, and focusing on believing in God's plan for Chris. Since he was 14, Chris has had a creative vision...
  • Wiz Khalifa Denies Stealing "Black And Yellow" Concept
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    Sources close to Wiz Khalifa claim that he did not steal the concept for "Black and Yellow" from songwriter Max Gregory Warren. According to TMZ, a source said, "Wiz has never heard of this guy ... it's just a plot that happens all the the time to rappers to get money. This is just some no-name rapper who wants to get paid." SOURCE
  • Amber Rose To Release "Fame" Single Featuring Wiz Khalifa
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    After revealing that she and Wiz Khalifa were working on music in August 2011, Amber Rose has announced her first single. Breaking the news on PerezHilton.com, the model shared her excitement in releasing “Fame” featuring Wiz, with plans to release the track on the site on Tuesday, January 10th at 9 a.m. EST. “I'm so excited to release my first song… It's CRAZY!...
  • Big Sean & Meek Mill Cover Rhymes & Dimes Magazine
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    Big Sean & Meek Mill cover the latest issue of Rhymes & Dimes Magazine, which hits newsstands February 1st. Check out both covers below.   SOURCE
  • Jay-Z New Spokesperson for Duracell Powermat
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    Jay-Z hasn't let his recent fatherhood stop him from doing business, he has now teamed up with Duracell Powermat. He will be the face and spokesman for Duracell Powermat, and in a statement issued on the Business Wire Hov said, "I believe in the future of wireless energy and I believe that Duracell Powermat is the company to bring on the revolution. I'm partnering with Duracell Powermat...
  • Big K.R.I.T. Announces "4evaNaDay" Mixtape Release Date
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    Big K.R.I.T. took to his Twitter to let us know when his mixtape, "4evaNaDay" is dropping as well as his first single from his debut album, "Live From The Underground," off Def Jam. Both are dropping next month! K.R.I.T. tweeted, "my 1st single "I GOT THIS" droppin Feb 1st & #4evaNaDay droppin feb.20th its goin down shawty cant wait for yall 2 hear...
  • Lil Wayne Writes Prison Memoir "Gone Till November"
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    Lil Wayne, who recently announced his new clothing line, "Trukfit," is also venturing into writing. The Washington Post reports that Weezy is going to write about his time in prison in a book called “Gone Till November.” He signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group. On Thursday Hachette announced that Lil Wayne's memoir will tell us...
  • BTS Photos From 2 Chainz "Murder" Videoshoot With Kreayshawn
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    2 Chainz recently hit L.A. to do a couple of videoshoots with Alex Nazari, one of which was for the track "Murder"  featuring Kreayshawn, off his mixtape "T.R.U.Realigion." Peep some photos below from behind the scenes of the videoshoot.
  • Jay Z Forced To Participate In Deposition For Rocafella Logo Lawsuit [Update: Jay Delays Due To Tour]
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    Jay Z has been attempting to dodge a lawsuit aimed at him from Dwayne Walker, the designer of the Rocafella logo, but it looks at though he's gonna have to cooperate after all. Jay Z, Damon Dash and Universal Music are all named in the suit, in which Walker claims that he's owed $7 Million for his design. Apparently, Walker was promised $3500 on submission of the logo, as well as 2% of...
  • 10 Rappers Who Switched Their Style Up
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    Superman isn't Superman if he inexplicably switches from superpowered do-gooder, to some sort of motorcycle-riding anti-hero, to maniacal villain, and back and forth between the extremes. Such mythology is a big part of the hip-hop culture, as well as proper marketing. Any marketing novice and comic book savant knows that consistency is key to building one's image/brand. A rapper who...
  • Wiz Khalifa's Jail Selfie Spurs Police Investigation
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    Wiz Khalifa was arrested for weed possession over the weekend, but he made sure to make the most of his experience, turning his arrest into promo for his new mixtape, 28 Grams. The rapper tweeted out some hilarious photos from inside his cell, promising the release of his mixtape as soon as he was free. Khalifa delivered on the promise, but El Paso cops still have some questions-- namely 'how...
  • Chance The Rapper Asks Twitter To Help #SaveChicago
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    Last week, Chance the Rapper tweeted "Save Chicago. This friday." Immediately, fans began to speculate what the tweet's cryptic message was intended to be. Theories arose that a secret show would be performed in the rapper's home city or that he'd possibly join his younger brother Taylor on stage at the latter's Saturday night concert. Instead, the hip-hop star was actually pointing to a larger...
  • Lupe Fiasco Is "Taking A Break" From Politics On "Tetsuo & Youth"
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    Lupe Fiasco's career has had been through many phases. The rapper started out as a nerdy outsider with a skateboard, later developing into a more dynamic conscious rapper, before putting out crossover album, and then bouncing back by diving headfirst into protest music and conspiracy theories. His next move was anyone's guess, and now-- after a few false starts --it seems as Lupe's upcoming...
  • Best Lance Stephenson Ear-Blowing Memes
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    Lance Stephenson is slaughtering the internet meme game once again, this time for blowing in LeBron James' ear. LeBron was only on the floor for 24 minutes last night, but Lance tried his best to get under his skin while he was on the court.  The Indiana Pacers avoided elimination thanks to Paul George's heroics, and LeBron's ridiculous foul trouble. More importantly, Lance 'Born Ready'...
  • Talib Kweli Speaks On Reports That Yasiin Bey Is Not Allowed To Return To U.S.
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    The other week a report surfaced that Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, had to cancel a string of U.S. tour dates because he was not allowed to re-enter the United States. Of course, many of us found this strange as he was born and raised in America, although the report came along with a statement from the site Together Boston, which initially announced the cancellation of Bey's Boston tour...
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