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Benzino Shooting: Nephew Pleads Not Guilty

Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta reality star Benzino-whose real name is Raymond Scott-is still recovering following gun shot wounds he sustained at his mother’s funeral procession Saturday. As previously reported, Benzino’s nephew, 36-year-old Gia Scott, shot the former rapper while on …

Chief Keef: Rapper In Custody Following Shooting Incident In Northfield, Illinois

Chief Keef surely isn’t liking where he is now. The rapper behind “I Don’t Like” is currently in the custody of the Northfield Police department in Chicago. According to reports, he was present during a shooting incident in a home …

Rick Ross: Rap Star Gets Advice Column In Rolling Stone

Rick Ross, the Miami rap star known for hits like Hustlin’ and Push It, is getting an advice column in music magazine Rolling Stone. The magazine has recently announced its open call for questions from readers. The advice column, titled “Ask …

Ray Jasper, Aspiring Rapper, Executed In Texas

Former San Antonio rap artist Ray Jasper was executed by the state of Texas on Wednesday for a murder that took place 16 years ago. In 1998, Jasper was convicted of robbing and killing studio owner David Alejandro. Up until …

Rapper Lil’ Boosie Released From Prison

Torrance Hatch, more commonly known as Lil Boosie, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night. A press conference is scheduled on March 10. The schedule for the Baton Rouge rapper’s release was slated for May, but Lil Boose …

Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assaulting Cheerleader

A Cobb County court jury has ordered Grammy-nominated rapper Da Brat to pay $6.4 million in damages to the Atlanta cheerleader she assaulted in 2007. The punishment was meted out on Thursday afternoon. Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

2 Chainz Announces New Schedule and Shoes

Rapper 2 Chainz has been quite busy lately. In celebration of the musician’s first headlining tour, “2 Good to be T.R.U.,” 2 Chainz partnered with shoe and apparel distributor Adidas to develop a commemorative edition of the Top Ten Hi. …

Drake Upset About Getting Bumped For Rolling Stone Cover

Canadian recording artist and rapper Drake says he is “disgusted” at Rolling Stone magazine for replacing him on the March issue cover at the last minute. Rolling Stone ran the print with Philip Seymour Hoffman on the front cover instead. …

Tupac Shakur Biopic To Be Directed By John Singleton

No, it wasn’t just a rumor: there really will be a biopic of rapper Tupac Shakur. What makes it more real now is that it finally has a producer by the name of John Singleton, who is best known for …

Lil’ Kim Expecting Her First Child
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Lil’ Kim is pregnant with her first child and while she is very excited about the notion of becoming a mom, she still won’t divulge who the baby’s father is. The 39-year-old announced her pregnancy Wednesday night at The Blonds …

Jay Z And Beyonce To Undergo Vegan Challenge
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As a way to celebrate his birthday and do something in order to change his life around a bit, Jay Z has decided to start a vegan diet. His wife, Beyonce, will join him as the high-powered celebrity couple decide …

Gucci Mane Indicted: Rapper Could Get 20 Years For Gun Possession

Rapper Gucci Mane has been indicted by a federal court on charges of possessing a firearm. ABC reports that the rapper possessed guns on two different occasions in September and threatened a police officer according to U.S. attorney’s office in …

Kanye West Harvard: Kanye Gives Lecture To Harvard’s School Of Design

In case anyone needed another shocking moment of the day, Kanye West was the speaker at Harvard’s School of Design on Sunday. The controversial rapper spoke to a packed lecture hall as a part of the DONDA Design Lecture Series. …

Jay Z Will Continue Collaboration With Barneys Jay Z Will Continue Collaboration With Barneys

Despite the recent claims of racial profiling that have been filed against the store recently, Jay Z has said that he will continue his business partnership with Barneys. Jay Z is certainly one of the most successful celebrities who have …

DMX Arrested Again In South Carolina

DMX, the controversial rapper and actor, has been arrested again. DMX, is certainly no stranger to the law, and it is the fourth time that he has been arrested in the state of South Carolina just this year. He has …

Kimye’s Finally Engaged! Kanye West Pops the Big Question
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Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian, has had a week made in heaven. Floating on cloud 9 is definitely an understatement! Yesterday was her 33rd birthday, which automatically denoted celebration and gifts. But, after everything that took place, she had much …

Sandra Bullock Raps “Rapper’s Delight” [VIDEO]

We all saw that Sandra Bullock could dance on her movie, “The Proposal”, but did you know she can rap too? Well, she can! Bullock performed part of the 1979 hip hop song, “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang, when …

Naya Rivera Is Engaged To Rapper Big Sean

Naya Rivera is officially engaged to Big Sean after months of dating. The couple have been together for six months and that was enough time for Big Sean to decide to pop the question. Rivera, an actress who has become …

Cole’s “Crooked Smile,” Pays Homage to Slain Child, Director Sheldon Candis Weighs In
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While rapper J. Cole has a history of garnering the type of love songs you lay awake listening to at night, he also has a passion for delivering records with powerful lyrics that make you think. The latter definitely describes …

Drake Album Is Leaked Online A Week Before Release
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Drake, the Canadian born rapper, singer-songwriter and actor has become the latest person to release music online, before it was due to come out. Lady Gaga did the same thing in August, while Britney Spears released a new single on …