• Game's Ex-Fiance Files For Restraining Order [Update: Details Emerge]
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    It has not been a great week for love and hip-hop. Just days after Big Sean and Naya Rivera called off their engagement, TMZ reports that Tiffney Cambridge has gotten a restraining order against Game, her ex-fiancee.  Last week, Game was accused of domestic violence, allegedly striking Cambridge during an incident on March 19th, and "injuring her eye socket and breaking her nose." Now,...
  • Take A Look At T.I.'s New Crib
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    T.I. may not be working a 9 to 5, but he still has to deal with a 40-minute commute to and from the studio. Luckily, He's T.I., so he can eliminate that commute by leasing a 4 bedroom home 2 minutes away from the lab. Seems as though Tip will be crashing at the crib after late nights at the studio, but the mansion he shares with Tiny and the rest of his family will still be his primary...
  • 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,...
  • Chris Brown Transferred To Gen Pop In Virginia's Northern Neck Regional Jail
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    For those not keeping up with Chris Brown's ongoing legal saga, the R&B star is currently doing time in his native Virginia's Northern Neck Regional Jail, having been transferred there after brief stints in a Malibu rehab clinic and a Los Angeles County jail, where he was held in solitary confinement due to his behavior in rehab. He allegedly refused a drug test, made "harsh comments"...
  • Wu-Tang Affiliate Cuts Off Penis, Jumps From Balcony In Suicide Attempt
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    Andre Johnson, an L.A. based rapper and Wu Tang affiliate, is reported to have attempted suicide today. Johnson, who also goes by Christ Bearer, is said to have cut off his own penis before jumping from his second story balcony last night around 1 AM. The rapper was rushed to hospital, where he's currently being treated, says TMZ. According a fellow member of his rap group Northstar, who...
  • Drake Announces OVO's Houston Appreciation Weekend [Update: Dates Announced]
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    Just the other week Drake stirred things up with the announcement of his headliners for OVO Fest, unsurprisingly, it was both OutKast and Drizzy. The OVO Fest went on to sell out tickets within two minutes of the tickets going live. We may see this happen again soon, this time, with Drake's newly-announced Houston Appreciation Weekend. Drake's love affair with the South is well-documented at...
  • Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014
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    Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music. The festival definitely incorporated a fair amount of rap and hip-hop this year, with a headliner like OutKast, and additional performances from the likes of Nas (who brought out Jay Z and Diddy) as well as Pharrell (who brought out Snoop Dogg, Tyler, the Creator and more) and...
  • Review: SZA's "Z" Album
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    Top Dawg Entertainment’s big-haired, freckled, suburban newcomer released her debut album, Z on April 8th. The ten-track album is the follow up to her 2013-released free EP S. TDE’s Kendrick Lamar and Isaiah Rashad appear on the album along with Chicago’s Chance The Rapper. The new offering of her self-described “glitter trap” has production by Mac Miller, Toro...
  • Stream Dizzy Wright's "State Of Mind" EP
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     While yesterday brought us new album streams from Kelis and Pharoahe Monche, we now have yet another stream for you guys from Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright and his State Of Mind EP. Last week, Dizzy released an upbeat track titled “Everywhere I Go”, which served as the first offering off his State Of Mind EP. Today the Funk Volume representer went ahead and released the...
  • Listen To Snippets From Future's "Honest" Album
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    Future is finally getting ready to release his sophomore album, Honest on April 22nd. The album is set to feature guest appearances from Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, Young Scooter, Drake, Andre 3000, Pusha T, Pharrell, Casino, and more. The new record-- executive produced by Mike WiLL Made It --will serve as the proper follow up to Future's debut album, Pluto which was released 2 years ago...
  • Drake Surprises 15-Year Old Cancer Patient In Houston
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    Kennedy Brown, a 15-year-old student at Carnegie Vanguard High got a pretty big surprise this weekend. The teenager, who has been battling a form of terminal brain cancer, was recently the subject of a hashtag campaign, #DrakeForKen, set up by the students at her high school, encouraging the rapper to pay her a visit. “We would ask all of your viewers to [Tweet] #DrakeForKen so we can get...
  • Justin Bieber And Lil Wayne Were In The Studio Together
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    Well, it looks like we'll soon have another Justin Bieber/Lil Wayne collaboration on our hands. Following last year's "Backpack," from Bieber's Journals album, Rap-Up reports that the pair were seen exiting Hit Factory Studios in Miami at 6 AM today following an all-night recording session. Posting the above photo on his Instagram with the caption "Me and Tunechi in the studio," Bieber...
  • 50 Cent Explains What Happened With G-Unit Crew Members
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    50 Cent recently sat down to talk with Hot 97, and it was definitely a lengthy interview, broken up into two parts it lasted an hour. The topics they broached were plentiful, including the New York rap scene and whether or not it's been revived, G-Unit and crews in general, as well as Summer Jam, and 50 sitting on a plane beside Ja Rule and his beef with the rapper (and Rick Ross...
  • 2 Chainz Announces New EP "Freebase" With Cover Art & Release Date
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    2 Chainz already told us he was working on his next album, which continues the B.O.A.T. theme with a title of B.O.A.T.S. 3. However, before that time comes (we've yet to receive any concrete updates on it), we'll be receiving an EP to hold us over. In a new trailer released today, Tity Boi announced the EP titled Freebase, which will consist of five new records. The EP is scheduled for a release...
  • Mack Maine Clears Up Rumors That YMCMB Signed An Openly Gay Rapper
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    More internet gossip for your Thursday morning. Rumors were circulating the other day that Young Money/Cash Money had signed an openly gay rapper, who goes by the name of Fly Young Red. This would definitely be a bold move for YMCMB but, alas, Mack Maine has confirmed it's not true on Twitter the other day. The rumors seem to have started with 24HourHipHop, following the release of his music...
  • 9 Vintage Hip-Hop Inspired Ads
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    There is sometimes a fine line between hip hop and advertising, with rappers constantly namechecking their favorite brands, or even promoting their own. A french art director by the name of David Redon may have seen this connection when he began work on a project called "Ads Libitum", which reimagines rap songs as vintage ads. Pulling from 1950s style one-pagers, Redon has turned songs from...
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