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[22 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Snake Bit Dancer during Nicki Minaj 'Anaconda' VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj was on stage performing her hit, “Anaconda” when a female dancer was bit by the snake in front of everyone.


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[21 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Are Getting Divorced

Sources connected with the couple tell TMZ … Mariah and Nick have been living in separate houses in NYC since May.


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[21 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Kevin Durant Offered $26 Million Endorsement Deal

ESPN’s report says Nike’s last offer to Durant fives him a base and a minimum royalty guarantee equaling no less than $20 million a year.


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[21 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Lecrae: We Can't Promote Lawlessness In Lyrics While Asking for Equality & Justice

Dear Hip Hop, we can’t scream “murder, misogyny, lawlessness” in our music & then turn around and ask for equality & justice.


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[20 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Ozone Magazine Editor To Write Chad “PIMP C” Butler Biography

In 2007, Southern rap fans mourned the loss of one of their heroes when UGK producer/rapper Chad “Pimp C” Butler was found deceased in an upscale Hollywood hotel room.


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[20 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Forbes List of the Top 10 Highest Paid DJs of 2014

Check out the list below as Forbes has just released the list of the best paid djs of 2014.


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[19 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
South Beach Basketball Invitational (Won By Team 2 Chainz)

Rapper 2 Chainz Team ATL took the title and the $25,000 check by beating out Team French Montana 75 to 68.


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[19 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Drake Gets A Lap Dance From Nicki Minaj In 'Anaconda' Video

Nicki Minaj’s anticipated video for her Pink Print single, “Anaconda,” is set to premiere on Wednesday (Aug. 20)… but before it’s release, she offers a little teaser.


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[19 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Meek Mill Denied Early Release From Jail

Meek Mill got six months in jail in July, and despite asking for an early release, he will remain jailed until at least October 11th, reports NBC Philadelphia.


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[19 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Teenagers Design App to Document Police Encounters

Situations such as the recent shooting of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, have left the nation in a state of unrest.


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[15 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
T.I. Names 'Paperwork' Album Features

T.I.’s upcoming album is going to have some real star power. Bootleg Kev of Tampa’s Wild 94.1 recently had T.I. in the studio for a revealing talk.


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[15 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
YOLO Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Other abbreviated phrases like ICYMI (in case you missed it), FML (f**k my life), and SMH (shaking my head) joined YOLO in the 2014 edition of Oxford.


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[15 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Chris Brown & Trey Songz Link Up For New Tour

Breezy broke the news on Twitter, writing: “THIS FALL is gonna be legendary! Get ready for me and @TreySongz Tour!!!!!!”


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[15 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Nicki Minaj Surpasses Michael Jackson For Most Hot 100 Hits

Nicki Minaj made chart history this week, surpassing Michael Jackson for most hits on the Billboard Hot 100.


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[15 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Rand Paul Calls for Police Demilitarization After Ferguson Tyranny

The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown is an awful tragedy that continues to send shockwaves through the community of Ferguson, Missouri and across the nation.


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[13 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Akon - Repo Man Gunning for Ferrari in Upside Down Car Deal

Akon not only has money problems, he may have a significant problem with math … he now faces repo on a car that is worth LESS than what he owes.


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[13 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Jeezy Reveals 'Seen It All' Tracklist

Less than a month away from its release, Young Jeezy unveils the final tracklisting for his fifth solo album, Seen It All: The Autobiography.


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[13 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Porn Star Christy Mack Beaten By MMA Fighter (Pictures)

If you haven’t heard by now, reports circulated Monday (August 11) about porn star Christy Mack being beaten within an inch of her life by ex-boyfriend/MMA fighter War Machine.


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[13 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]
Nicki Minaj Talks About Working With Usher

Minaj is scheduled to perform at the 2014 MTV VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 24 and may have a few surprises up her sleeve—including an Usher cameo.


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[13 Aug 2014 | Leave A Comment]

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