Jay-Z Tweets for First Time in Over Two Years, Sells Majority of Tidal to Tech Company Square Inc.

Jay-Z is making more power moves. Hov returned to Twitter for the first time in over two years on Thursday (March 4) to announce a huge business deal. Jay-Z is selling a majority stake of his TIDAL streaming service to payments tech company Square Inc. and its owner, CEO Jack Dorsey, who’s also cofounder and chief executive of Twitter. As […]

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Big Sean Reveals He Contemplated Suicide Several Times

Big Seanhas opened about his struggles with suicidal ideation. During an appearance on author and professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s new Facebook Watch show, One Question One Mike, the Detroit rapper, who has throughout his career been open about his battle with depression, revealed that he’s contemplated suicide multiple times in his life.null “You know, if you’re a […]

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0OMB PEEZY REPORTEDLY ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO RODDY RICCH & 42 DUGG VIDEO SET SHOOTING

Prince Williams/Wireimage OMB PEEZY REPORTEDLY ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO RODDY RICCH & 42 DUGG VIDEO SET SHOOTING ATLANTA, GA – Rapper OMB Peezy was arrested on Monday (March 1) and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during commission.null According to SayCheeseTV, police believe OMB — real name LeParis Dade — is tied to the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 3, 1989 DE LA SOUL RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM 3 FEET HIGH

3 Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by American hip hop group De La Soul, released on March 3, 1989[4] by Tommy Boy Records. It is the first of three collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties. The album title comes from the Johnny Cash song “Five Feet High and Rising”.[5] The album contains the […]

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DEB ANTNEY SAYS GUCCI MANE TOOK $5K FROM FRENCH MONTANA AND DIDN’T DELIVER A VERSE

The legend of Gucci Mane continues to grow. Gucci’s former manager and the mother of Waka Flocka, Deb Antney, recalls a moment the rapper stole $5,000 from French Montana. Antney appeared on Drink Champs and broke down the moment, citing Big Guwop was not a fan of Montana. “Gucci didn’t like French,” Antney said. “Because […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 25, 1992 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTION’S RELEASED THEIR FIFTH & FINAL ALBUM SEX AND VIOLENCE.

Sex and Violence is the fifth and final album released by hip hop group Boogie Down Productions. The next year, 1993, the group’s lead member, KRS-One, would begin recording under his own name. The track “Build And Destroy” deals with KRS-One’s ideological differences—as a self-proclaimed humanist—with X Clan and its brand of Afrocentrism. Previously, and on numerous occasions, the X-Clan had denounced any […]

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No Limit rapper Mac may receive clemency after 21 years in prison

The Louisiana Board of Paroles and Pardons voted to grant McKinley “Mac” Phipps clemency. Before completing his term as the nation’s president, Donald Trump commuted the prison sentences of over 140 people, including Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. The pardons weren’t extended to No Limit rapper Mac, but fortunately, roughly a month later, he is inching closer to his […]

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MAC MILLER’S ‘FACES’ MIXTAPE IS COMING TO STREAMING SERVICES, ACCORDING TO PRODUCER ID LABS

Chelsea Lauren/WireImage MAC MILLER’S ‘FACES’ MIXTAPE IS COMING TO STREAMING SERVICES, ACCORDING TO PRODUCER ID LABS Mac Miller’s 2014 mixtape Faces is coming to streaming services. According to a fan Reddit post and comment from producer ID Labs, who crafted two tracks on the jazzy project and was a close friend of Miller’s, Faces should be hitting digital streaming platforms […]

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BIG LATTO EXPLAINS HEARING GUCCI MANE’S VOICE ON HER SONG: ‘IT’S DONE FOR THESE BITCHES’

‘I’M REALLY THAT BITCH FROM THE SOUTH,’ Big Latto will be the first to tell you her success was “far from overnight.” The 22-year-old MC — who grew up rhyming at block parties, eventually rising through the local scene in Atlanta and opening for bigger rappers when she was still a teenager — is finally bubbling […]

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Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda released from prison

Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda has been released from prison. Shmurda was serving a seven-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to conspiracy and weapons charges in 2016.He was convicted of trying to smuggle a knife-like object into his cell at Rikers Island.According to the publication “Revolt,” the rapper’s conditional release date was bumped up because of “good behavior.”Shmurda was […]

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Eve To Star In ABC Hip-Hop Drama Pilot

‘Queens’ was written and executive produced by Zahir McGhee. Rapper Eve has been tapped to star as the lead in a new ABC pilot, Queens.  The hip-hop drama written and executive produced by Zahir McGhee (Scandal) follows four estranged women in their 40s as they reunite in an effort to recapture their fame and popularity as the Nasty Bitches […]

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Shots Fired During Roddy Ricch, 42 Dugg Music Video Leaves 3 Wounded

A shooting broke out on the set of 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch’s newest music video, Sunday. Shots were reportedly fired in southwest Atlanta on-site at a music video shoot for 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch that left three people injured, two of whom were hospitalized. WSB-TV Atlanta reports that it is unconfirmed whether both rappers were on the […]

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Pharrell Williams Cleared of Perjury Charges in “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit

Photo Credit: Gary Miller/Getty Images Marvin Gaye’s family cited a 2019 GQ interview between Pharrell and Rick Rubin in the case. On February 12th, the long saga of the 2013 Robin Thicke track “Blurred Lines” finally came to an end. In a California court, United States District Court Judge John Kronstadt ruled that Pharrell Williams did not commit perjury […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 19, 1992 THE GZA THEN KNOWN AS THE GENIUS RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM WORDS FROM THE GENIUS.

Words from the Genius Words from the Genius Words from the Genius is the debut studio album by the American rapper GZA, under his previous stage name “The Genius”. The album never charted, and GZA went on to co-found the Wu-Tang Clan in 1992 after the album’s failure. Words from the Genius Studio album by The Genius ReleasedFebruary 19, 1991 Recorded […]

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Honeykomb Brazy Grandparents House Burnt Down After They Were Reportedly Shot & Killed In Alabama (Video)

Sensitive footage is going viral on social media of popular Alabama rapper Honey Kombbrazy’s grandparents home being engulfed in flames after reportedly being shot and killed in their Alabama home.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&client=ca-pub-9221061669989639&output=html&h=343&slotname=6753339016&adk=2026753137&adf=3121988711&pi=t.ma~as.6753339016&w=412&lmt=1613644401&rafmt=1&psa=0&format=412×343&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.latestnewssouthafrica.com%2F2021%2F02%2F18%2Fhoneykomb-brazy-grandparents-house-burnt-down-after-they-were-reportedly-shot-killed-in-alabama-video%2F&flash=0&fwr=1&fwrattr=true&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&dt=1613644401691&bpp=20&bdt=3586&idt=259&shv=r20210211&cbv=r20110914&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&correlator=6296032966005&frm=20&pv=2&ga_vid=611404127.1613644402&ga_sid=1613644402&ga_hid=1441577617&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-300&u_his=8&u_java=0&u_h=915&u_w=412&u_ah=915&u_aw=412&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=794&biw=412&bih=783&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=21068083%2C21068769%2C21068893%2C31060009%2C21068785%2C21066973&oid=3&pvsid=234421442735932&pem=459&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F&rx=0&eae=0&fc=640&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C412%2C0%2C412%2C783%2C412%2C783&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7ClEebr%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8320&bc=31&ifi=1&uci=a!1&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=LkaPGptLj9&p=https%3A//www.latestnewssouthafrica.com&dtd=329 The video that has been making headways on social media sees the house burning down as people rush in to see how they could help. […]

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Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Goes Diamond

More than 20 years after its release, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has reached diamond status. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) shared the news on Tuesday night, confirming Lauryn Hill’s debut album had sold more than 10,000,000 units since its 1998 release. It marks an increasingly rare milestone as on-demanding streaming has caused pure album sales to plummet. Hill has no joined […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 17, 1988 THE GETO BOYS RELEASED THIER DEBUT ALBUM MAKING TROUBLE

Making Trouble Making Trouble is the debut album by the American hip-hop group the Ghetto Boys. The group originally consisted of Bushwick Bill, DJ Ready Red, Sire Jukebox and Prince Johnny C. Following the release of Making Trouble, Rap-A-Lot Records dropped Sire Jukebox and Johnny C from the group, and added Scarface and Willie D. Making Trouble1991 reissue cover Studio album by Ghetto Boys ReleasedFebruary 17, 1988 Recorded1987 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, FEBRUARY 17, 1988 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT SINGLE PARENTS JUST DONT UNDERSTAND

Parents Just Don’t Understand “Parents Just Don’t Understand” is the second single from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince‘s second studio album, He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards, one of the two songs to do so before the award was discontinued in 1991. It […]

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CYHI THE PRYNCE DODGES DEATH DURING ALLEGED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN ATLANTA

ATLANTA, GA – Well wishes are pouring in for CyHi The Prynce after he says he was nearly killed while driving down an Atlanta highway over the weekend. According to an Instagram post shared on Sunday (February 14), the G.O.O.D. Music artist was almost another victim of gun violence.nullnull “Today is a day about love, but in my […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 12, 1990 MASTER P RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM GET AWAY CLEAN FEATURING THE REAL UNTOUCHABLES

Open main menu Get Away Clean Get Away Clean is the debut studio album by Master P. Get Away CleanMaster P-Get Away Clean (1990) 12″ EP Unreleased Studio album by Master P Released February 12, 1991 Recorded1990 GenreGangsta rapLabel No Limit In-A-Minute Master P chronology Get Away Clean(1991)Mama’s Bad Boy(1992) Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic[1] Track listing No.Title Length 1.”Get […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 7, 1980 SUGAR HILL GANG RELEASED THIER DEBUT SELF TITLED

Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. Sugarhill Gang Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang Released February 7, 1980 Recorded 1979 GenreOld-school hip hop, disco, soul Length 39:17 Label Sugarhill Records Producer Sylvia Robinson The Sugarhill Gang  chronology Sugarhill Gang(1980) 8th Wonder(1981) Singles from Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight“Released: September 16, 1979 “Rapper’s Reprise”Released: 1980 Reception Professional Ratings Reviews […]

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CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT

CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT Casanova, who is currently in jail and being charged with numerous gang-related racketeering crimes, is facing more discipline after a video surfaced of the maskless Brooklyn, N.Y. rapper doing the Junebug Challenge during a recent jail visit. On Feb. 3, Cas’ girlfriend, known as Swaggy […]

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Nick Cannon Returning as Wild ‘n Out Host After Apologizing for Anti-Semitic Comments That Got Him Fired

Nick Cannon Returning as Wild ‘n Out Host After Apologizing for Anti-Semitic Comments That Got Him Fired ViacomCBS is welcoming Nick Cannon back into the family, effectively saving Wild ‘n Out in the process, our sister site Deadline reports. A quick refresher: Cannon was fired by ViacomCBS in July 2020 over anti-Semitic comments he made in an episode of his podcast/YouTube series, Cannon’s Class. The […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY FEBRUARY 4, 1992 SIR-MIX-A-LOT RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM MACK DADDY.

Mack Daddy Mack Daddy is the third album by Sir Mix-a-Lot. It was released on February 4, 1992, on Def American Recordings. The album is particularly notable for the hit single “Baby Got Back. “Mack Daddy Studio album by Sir Mix-a-Lot Released February 4, 1992 Recorded 1991 Genre Hip hop Length 60:12 Label Def American Reprise Producer Sir Mix-a-Lot, Rick Rubin, Nate Fox, […]

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SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN

SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN Silento has been arrested for the murder of his cousin. According to information obtained by XXL via Georgia’s DeKalb County Police Department on Monday (Feb. 1), Silento, born Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was arrested for the murder of 34-year-old Fredrick Rooks, who was killed on Jan. 21. The police department confirmed via Twitter […]

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WATCH] RAPPER UZZY MARCUS’ BROTHER CHARGED WITH DOUBLE MURDER AFTER GOING ON IG LIVE WITH TWO BODIES

FEBRUARY 1, 2021 *PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED* According to a report out of Vacaville, California, rapper Uzzy Marcus’ brother has been charged with the murder of two women, whose bodies he livestreamed on Instagram for 36 minutes. 29-year-old Raymond Weber, also known as “Zino,” said that his brother Uzzy tried to set him up to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 1, 1994 THE ODD SQUAD RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FADANUF FA ERYBODY

Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! is the debut studio album by American hip hop trio Odd Squad (now known as the Coughee Brothaz), consists of Devin the Dude, Jugg Mugg and Rob Quest. It was released on February 1, 1994 through Rap-A-Lot Records with distribution via Priority Records. Production was handled by Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza and Rob Quest with N.O. Joe and Mike Dean. Fadanuf […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 30, 2007 SEAN PRICE RELEASED HIS SECOND SOLO STUDIO ALBUM JESUS PRICE SUPERSTAR

Jesus Price Supastar is the second solo studio album by American rapper Sean Price of Heltah Skeltah and Boot Camp Clik. Originally planned to be released on September 19, 2006, it was pushed back to October 31, and then was pushed back for the third time, to a final release date on January 30, 2007. Duck Down Music CEO Drew “Dru-Ha” Friedman stated, “We all […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 30, 1996 EAZY-E RELEASED HIS SECOND & FINAL SOLO ALBUM STR8 OFF THA STREETZ OF MUTHAPHUKKIN COMPTON

Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton is the second and final studio album by American hip hop recording artist Eazy-E. It was released posthumously by Ruthless Records and Relativity Records on January 30, 1996, ten months after Eazy-E’s death from AIDS in March 1995. The album spawned the single, “Just tah Let U Know”. Released posthumously after Wright’s 1995 death from AIDS, Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton was, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 29, 2000 DR. DRE RELEASED FORGOT ABOUT DRE FEATURING EMINEM

“Forgot About Dre” is a single from rapper Dr. Dre’s album 2001, featuring vocals from rapper Eminem. The track reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 14 on the U.S. R&B chart, No. 32 on the U.S. Pop chart, and No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Released as the album’s second single on January 29, 2000,[1] like “Still D.R.E.”, […]

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IT WAS ON THIA DATE JANUARY 28, 1997 CAMP LO RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

Uptown Saturday Night the debut studio album from American hip hop group Camp Lo was released on Profile Records and distributed through Arista Records. The album spawned the hit single, “Luchini AKA This Is It”. The album peaked at twenty-seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the fifth spot on the R&B Albums chart. Uptown Saturday Night is often hailed as a classic by fans and critics. Leo Stanley […]

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Cicely Tyson, Actress Who Showed the Power of Women, Dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the admired Oscar-nominated actress who made television history while forging a sterling career out of portraying women of strength and substance, has died, the Associated Press reports. She was 96. Tyson, saluted with an honorary Academy Award at the Governors Awards in November 2018, became the first African-American to win a lead actress […]

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DJ Spinderella slams Salt-N-Pepa biopic

Pepa, Spinderella, and Salt  (Photo credit: Bang Media) Lifetime’s biopic on the groundbreaking hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa debuted on Saturday, Jan. 23, and chronicled the group’s historic rise in the male-dominated rap game. However, one member of the group, DJ Spinderella, is not happy about the biopic and claims she was excluded from the making of the project.null […]

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OVO “40” Shares Appalling “Marvin’s Room” Story Involving Michael Jackson

The music legend was the last person to use the iconic Marvin Gay Los Angeles studio prior to his death before Drake and left a few items behind. When Drakereleased his memorable 2011 effort Take Care, included in the tracklist was a song that no one could have predicted would make waves the way it did. Released as the first […]

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Sheff G Facing Gun Charges Following Traffic Stop in Brooklyn

Image via Getty/Johnny Nunez/WireImage Sheff G may have found himself in more legal trouble. According to court records obtained by the New York Post, the 22-year-old Brooklyn rapper was arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop in East Flatbush. Authorities claim Sheff was pulled over after he was seen driving recklessly and without a license plate on E. 42nd […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JANUARY 21, 1985 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SECOND STUDIO ALBUM KING OF ROCK

King of Rock This article is about the album by Run–D.M.C. For the title track on the album, see King of Rock (song). For the “King of Rock and Roll”, see Honorific nicknames in popular music. King of Rock is the second studio album by hip hop group Run–D.M.C., released on January 21, 1985 by Profile Records. The album was produced by Russell Simmons and Larry Smith. King […]

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JAY-Z & MEEK MILL TARGETED BY FUNK FLEX & AKADEMIKS OVER ROC NATION CEO’S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON

Robert Kamau/GC Images, Hot 97, Complex Media, VH1 JAY-Z & MEEK MILL TARGETED BY FUNK FLEX & AKADEMIKS OVER ROC NATION CEO’S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON Funk Flex and Akademiks are sarcastically looking to JAY-Z and Meek Mill for answers after Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez was among the 143 pardons issued by Donald Trump on his last day in office on Tuesday (January […]

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Trump Pardons Mike Tyson’s Life long friend, Crown Heights, Brooklyn Native Lou Hobbs

Crown Heights, Brooklyn native, Lou Hobbs from the infamous Albany Projects. Sentenced to life in the federal penitentiary for a number of charges. After serving 24yrs of his sentence. Recieved a commuted sentence from Former President Donald Trump before leaving office and pardoning a record high of 70 plus of incarcerated individuals from their sentences. […]

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Death Row Records’ Michael Harry O’Harris pardoned by President Trump

Death Row Records co-founder Michael ‘Harry-O’ Harris has been freed by President Trump and will walk out of prison today after 32 years behind bars for kidnap and attempted murder after intense lobbying by his friend Snoop Dogg Cocaine kingpin Michael ‘Harry O’ Harris will leave Lompoc Federal Correctional Institution a free man on Tuesday […]

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Trump Pardons Steve Bannon, Lil Wayne In Final Clemency Flurry

Steve Bannon leaves federal court, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, after pleading not guilty to charges that he defrauded donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall.Craig Ruttle/AP Updated at 2:30 a.m. ET President Trump pardoned his former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, who was indicted for allegedly defrauding hundreds of thousands of […]

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Dr Dre returns to the studio with ‘Detox’ update after suffering brain aneurysm

Is a Detox release finally on the cards? Dr. Dre attends the Tom Ford AW20 Show at Milk Studios on February 07, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Credit: Mike Coppola/FilmMagic Dr Dre has returned to the studio to reportedly work on his fabled album ‘Detox’ once more, days after he was discharged from hospital following treatment for […]

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It was on this date January 19, 1992. Seagram released his debut album The Dark Roads.

The Dark Roads is the debut album by American rapper Seagram, released 1992 on Rap-A-Lot Records and Priority Records. The album features guest performances by labelmates: Scarface, Ganksta N-I-P, Bushwick Bill and Willie D. It peaked at number 74 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album features the violent but intelligent single “The Vill” in which Seagram raps about the hard lifestyle of Oakland G’s. The album […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE THE GAME RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE DOCUMENTARY.

The Documentary is the debut studio album by American rapper The Game. It was released on January 18, 2005, by Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records and Interscope Records. The record serves as his major-label debut, preceded by his independently released debut Untold Story in 2004. In 2001, while The Game was in hospital recovering from a shooting, he decided to pursue a career in music. […]

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On this date January 18, 2015 ASAP Yams, Creative Force in Hip-Hop, Died at 26 yrs of age.

ASAP Yams, the hip-hop executive who helped start the career of ASAP Rocky, the popular Harlem rapper whose 2013 studio album, “Long.Live.ASAP,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, has died. He was 26. ASAP Rocky confirmed his death in a Twitter post. The circumstances of his death were not immediately available. ASAP […]

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CJ: New York drill’s newest star looking to inspire like Pop Smoke

Responsible for viral smash ‘Whoopty’, the Staten Island rapper is determined to raise the energy in his home cityByLuke Morgan Britton13th January 2021 Facebook Twitter Each week in Breakout, we talk to the emerging stars blowing up right now – whether it be a huge viral moment, killer new track or an eye-popping video – these are the […]

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Meek Mill BLASTS CEO Of ‘Ethika’ Underwear Claiming He Was Disrespected By The Company

Meek Mill is on fire, claiming he was disrespected by the CEO of ‘Ethika’ brand underwear and claims he is about to reveal ‘screenshots’ which show the issues with him and the company, and how they ‘play’ with Black culture.ADVERTISEMENTnull The ‘Otherside Of America’ rapper took to Twitter to vent his frustration with the popular underwear line, claiming […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Predicted She’d Become a ‘Household Name’ in Love & Hip Audition

“When you’re talking about those poppin’ rappers, I’m gonna definitely be in that conversation,” the Billboard chart-topper confidently declared while she was an up-and-coming artist Megan Thee Stallion | CREDIT: /YOUTUBE Megan Thee Stallion always knew she was a real hot girl — even before her music career fully took off. In a previously unreleased clip of her Love & Hip Hop audition […]

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Method Man says he declined role in Tiffany Haddish comedy ‘Girls Trip’

“I was like, ‘I feel like I’ve gotta take a shower’” Still from 2017’s ‘Girls Trip’. CREDIT: Lifestyle pictures / Alamy Stock Photo Method Man has revealed he turned down a role in 2017 comedy movie Girls Trip. The Wu-Tang Clang rapper, whose real name is Clifford Smith Jr., said he was presented with the opportunity to play cheating […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 13, 1998 THE LOX RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM MONEY, POWER, & RESPECT!!

Money, Power & Respect Money, Power & Respect is the debut album by hip hop group The Lox. It was released on January 13, 1998, through Bad Boy Records and featured production from The Hitmen, Dame Grease and Swizz Beatz. The album found huge success, peaking at number three on the US Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned two charting singles, […]

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Rapper YFN Lucci Wanted on Murder Charge

CAMERON KIRKLAND Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci is wanted on a murder charge in connection with the Dec. 10 shooting of 28-year-old James Adams last month in the southwest area of the city, Atlanta police confirmed to Variety. The news was first reported in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Lucci, 29, (real name: Rayshawn Bennett), is wanted on charges of murder, aggravated […]

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Lauryn Hill Explains Why She Never Made Another Album After ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

Image via Getty/Cristina Andina/Redferns Lauryn Hill‘s debut album set the tone for how an artist can create an uncompromising project and still be recognized both commercially and critically. Although The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill made waves through the industry, Hill elected no to capitalize on this success. Instead, she retreated from the public eye and never produced another studio […]

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BUN B CONFIRMS CLASSIC SOUTHERN RAP UGK VERZUZ 8BALL & MJG IS HAPPENING

Johnny Nunez/WireImage BUN B CONFIRMS CLASSIC SOUTHERN RAP UGK VERZUZ 8BALL & MJG IS HAPPENING Bun B could very well be in the next Verzuz battle following this weekend’s delayed Keyshia Cole and Ashanti R&B bout. After Swizz Beatz teased Bun’s involvement, the Houston native shared on The Donnie Houston Podcast that he’s confirmed for a Verzuz battle pitting UGK against Memphis-based […]

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DABABY ARRESTED ON BEVERLY HILLS’ RODEO DRIVE AFTER STORE EMPLOYEE REPORTEDLY CALLS POLICE

Jeff Hahne/Getty Images for Spotify DABABY ARRESTED ON BEVERLY HILLS’ RODEO DRIVE AFTER STORE EMPLOYEE REPORTEDLY CALLS POLICE BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The New Year isn’t exactly off to a good start for DaBaby. The platinum-selling rapper was reportedly arrested on weapons charges in Beverly Hills on Thursday night (January 7). According to TMZ, DaBaby was leaving the Moncler store on Rodeo […]

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Lil Durk Reacts To “The Voice” Album Sales After First Full Week

Trippie Redd, Tory Lanez, and G Herbo celebrate Lil Durk’s success with “The Voice.” Lil Durk pulled an unexpected move with the release of The Voice. After slowly unleashing new singles off of the project for the past few months, and heavily teasing the album, he finally dropped it off in its entirety just before Christmas. Literally, on Christmas Eve. […]

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Drake Offers Some New Year’s Thoughts On “Self Work”

Drake Offers Some New Year’s Thoughts On “Self Work” Drake with some words of wisdom to kick your year off. It is January, all. It marks the beginning of the year but for fans of Drake, the countdown officially began for Certified Lover Boy. We’re inching towards the three-year mark since the release of Scorpion, an album that ushered in a new level […]

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Black Twitter All In Their Feelings Now That Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Have Gone Public, Allegedly

Someone check on Lil Uzi Vert. Source: Samir Hussein / Getty We may have another star couple on our hands. The internets now have receipts on Rihanna and A$AP Rocky’s budding romance. As spotted on Hot New Hip Hop the two fashionistas we seen in Barbados looking super cozy. In several photos that have started circulating around the world wide web […]

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FEDS REJECT KODAK BLACK’S REDUCED SENTENCE REQUEST

FEDS REJECT KODAK BLACK’S REDUCED SENTENCE REQUEST According to a confirmed report, federal prosecutors have denied Kodak Black’s request for compassionate release, stating that he hasn’t presented a reason to be released early and that his motion failed to follow legal porcedure. “(Kodak Black) has not presented ‘extraordinary and compelling reasons’ supporting his request for release,” assistant […]

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Lil Tjay Arrested For Guns & Weed: Report

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Lil Tjay was reportedly arrested this week for gun and weed possession. Bronx-based rapper Lil Tjay couldn’t catch a break this week because, after his run-in with the cops over the weekend, the rapper was searched again during the week, reportedly getting arrested for weed and gun possession.nullnull This weekend, Lil Tjay shared videos from his latest music […]

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MF DOOM Dead at 49

The elusive masked rapper died on October 31, his wife Jasmine Dumile announced  DEC 31 2020 MF DOOM has died, his wife Jasmine Dumile revealed today (December 31). The elusive rapper died on October 31, according to Dumile. When reached by Pitchfork, a representative for Rhymesayers confirmed the legitimacy of the statement. A cause of death […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 22, 1998 DMX RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM FLESH OF MY FLESH, BLOOD OF MY BLOOD”

Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood is the second studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 22, 1998, a little more than seven months after his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot. It entered the charts at #1 (and stayed there for 3 consecutive weeks) with over 670,000 units shipped in the […]

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FAMOUS DEX CHECKS INTO DRUG REHAB AFTER DISTURBING IMAGES GO VIRAL

According to a report from AllHipHop, Famous Dex has checked himself into a drug rehab after several concerning images went public over the weekend, leaving fans and critics to express their concern online. Dex posted a video on IG over the weekend, seemingly inebriated, rapping while showing off his “Sad” and “Love” tattoos. the Chi-Town […]

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UNO Confirms You Can’t Stack +4 or +2 Cards

The Internet did not take this news well. Boston Globe/Getty ImagesEntertainmentMay 6, 2019 15.32M188 It’s a hard truth, but UNO has officially confirmed that +4 or +2 cards cannot be stacked — at all.https://0f9f0d76aed694c061079d55f228c1c9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html The card game company issued a post on Twitter yesterday confirming that the move has in fact been illegal all along and that the company knows you’ve been […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 21, 1999 DMX DROPPED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM “…AND THEN THERE WAS X”

… And Then There Was X …And Then There Was X is the third studio album by American rapper DMX. The album was released on December 21, 1999, by Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings. The album was certified 5x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on February 7, 2001. The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2001 Grammys ….And Then There Was […]

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Snoop fires back after Eminem disses him in the song ‘Zeus’

Eminem (Photo credit: Bang Media) Eminem is apparently feeling some kind of way after hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg did not include the Detroit rapper in his top 10 list of all-time rappers back in July 2020.https://f9fb105330ed1e90ef6d60fe7235ae8f.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html?n=0 Slim Shady, well, throws shade at the luminous Doggfather in a new song “Zeus,” and Snoop fires back with some subtle shots […]

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Eminem Disses Tekashi 6ix9ine On New Album

Eminem suggests Tekashi 6ix9ine is “trash” on his new album, also referencing his beef with Machine Gun Kelly. Tekashi 6ix9ine completely disappeared for the final quarter of this year, dropping off from social media following his disappointing album turnout in the fall. Without much ammo after having flopped with TattleTales, the rainbow-haired troll rapper seemingly took some time to […]

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FX Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Hip Hop Uncovered’ Doc Series And ‘Snowfall’ Fourth Season

FX has announced the premiere dates for the new docuseries Hip Hop Uncoveredand the fourth season of Snowfall. Included was the key art for both series and the main title from Hip Hop Uncovered.FX Hip Hop Uncovered will premiere on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX and be available the next day on FX on Hulu. […]

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Lil Wayne Also Sold Drake & Nicki Minaj’s Masters In $100 Million Deal: Report

Lil Wayne reportedly sold the Young Money masters in his $100 million deal with Universal, including Drake and Nicki Minaj’s albums. Sparking major headlines this weekend, it was reported that Lil Wayne had sold his master recordings to Universal Music Group in a $100 million deal. Considering the fact that Bob Dylan sold his entire catalog for […]

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Mystikal Cleared Of Rape Charges After Grand Jury Fails To Indict: Report

Mystikal Cleared Of Rape Charges After Grand Jury Fails To Indict: Report  It’s reported that the grand jury didn’t believe there was enough evidence to move forward. A case that has been following Mystikal since 2016 has reportedly been put to rest. Four years ago, the No Limit and Cash Money icon performed at a casino, and […]

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“MEXICAN KIM KARDASHIAN” JOSELYN CANO DIES FROM BOTCHED BUTT SURGERY

“MEXICAN KIM KARDASHIAN” JOSELYN CANO DIES FROM BOTCHED BUTT SURGERY According to several reports, the “Mexican Kim Kardashian” Josely Cano died on December 7 in Columbia from a failed butt lift surgery. She was 29 years old. Cano, the IG influencer with over 13 million followers, founded her own Joselyn Cano Swimwear and studied microbiology […]

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