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R.I.P.! Fred The Godson Has Passed Away From COVID-19

Fred The Godson has reportedly passed away in New York City at the age of 35 after being diagnosed with coronavirus earlier this month. The

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Drake Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Hip-Hop superstar Drake has tested negative for COVID-19 during his self-imposed quarantine. In an Instagram Live session with his father Dennis Graham, the Toronto rapper

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Jay-Z & Roc Nation Call For Justice In Ahmaud Arbery Case

Hip-Hop superstar Jay-Z and Team Roc are asking the government officials in Georgia seek justice in the case of Ahmaud Arbery. In an open letter

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Playboi Carti Arrested On Drug & Weapons Charges

On Thursday (April 2), Playboi Carti was reportedly arrested in Clayton County, Georgia. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, authorities pulled over the rapper’s Lamborghini

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Rick Ross’ Pregnant Ex Sues Him For Paternity & Child Support

Rick Ross’ baby mama has sued the rapper in order to legally name him as their children’s father and to establish court-ordered support for them.

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Not Cool! Gucci Mane: ‘I Pray My Haters Die Of Coronavirus’

Rapper Gucci Mane slammed his haters and wasn’t feeling very forgiving on Easter Sunday (April 12). Guwop was saying that he prays they “die of

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Juice WRLD’s First Posthumous Single & Music Video Is Here

Although rapper Juice Wrld – whose real name is Jarad A. Higgins – died in December 2019 at the age of 21 after having a

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Dr. Dre: Social Media Ruined Artist Mystique

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been partners since nearly three-decades. From Beats headphones to signing Eminem and 50 Cent, the duo is known for

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YoungBoy Never Broke Again Announces “38 Baby 2” Release Date

Multi-platinum rap superstar YoungBoy Never Broke Again has announced the release of “38 Baby 2,” the highly-anticipated follow up to his 2016 breakout project “38

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Beef Alert! Offset’s Baby Mama Says Cardi B Threatened To Smack Her

The mother of Offset’s eldest daughter Kalea named Nicole Algarin aka Shya L’amour, is taking shots at the Migos rapper and his wife Cardi B

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Thinks He’ll Die From Coronavirus In Jail, Wants Out Now

Tekashi 6ix9ine is worried about getting infected with the coronavirus while behind bars. The rapper has just over 3 months left on his 24-month prison

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Youngboy Never Broke Again’s “38 Baby 2” Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200

YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s highly anticipated new album “38 Baby 2” debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200, right before he is allegedly taking a

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Finally! Drake Shows Off 2-Year-Old Son Adonis

Hip-Hop superstar Drake has finally shown off his 2-year-old son Adonis and baby mama Sophie Brussaux. The Toronto rapper posted a series of personal pictures

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Rihanna Wants To Raise ‘3 Or 4 Kids’ With Or Without The Father

Rihanna is a modern woman in every sense and the superstar is currently British Vogue‘s May cover star. The 32-year old singer opens up in

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Scarface Infected With COVID-19

Unfortunately Scarface has joined the growing list of people infected with the Coronavirus and he is a high risk patient. The veteran emcee linked up

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Tekashi 6ix9ine: Justin Bieber & Ariana Grande Are Cheating

Justin Bieber addressed the allegations made by Tekashi 6ix9ine that he and Ariana Grande cheated their way to the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot

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Travis Scott Buys $3M Bugatti For 28th Birthday

Rapper Travis Scott celebrated his 28th birthday on April 30 and he reportedly bought himself a new Bugatti. According to photos captured by TMZ, Scott

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Dr. Dre’s Classic “The Chronic” Is Coming To All Streaming Services April 20

Entertainment One is thrilled to announce that “The Chronic,” Dr. Dre’s iconic and groundbreaking debut album, will be available on all digital service providers on

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Future Bails 17 Year Old Son Out Of Jail, Teen Faces 20 Years In Prison

Future’s 17-year-old son Jakobi Wilburn was arrested during a police bust in January. The police charged the teen with possession of a gun with an

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Eminem Remembers Getting The Silent Treatment From Michael Jordan

In the wake of ESPN’s 10-hour Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance,” Hip-Hop superstar Eminem shared details about the one and only phone conversation between

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Offset Cheating On Cardi B Again?

Offset has reacted to speculation that he is cheating on Cardi B again. The Migos member appeared in a video struggling with his phone while

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Snoop Dogg Says ‘Fuck Tekashi 6ix9ine’. Meek Mill Blast Media For Supporting Him

Controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has made his return to the Rap game with the release of “GOOBA” on Friday (May 8).   The music video

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Kevin Gates’ Wife Dreka Reportedly Breaks Up

As we previously reported, a sex tape with Kevin Gates and an unidentified woman appeared on social media. The Baton Rouge rapper is a married

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Beef Alert: 21 Savage Fires Back At Young Chop’s Disses

Drill music pioneer Young Chop called out 21 Savage and took some shots at him on social media.  Now, 21 replied to the Chicago-bred producer’s

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Usher: Nicki Minaj Is A ‘Product Of Lil Kim’

Swizz Beatz was chopping it up with Usher in an Instagram Live session on Saturday (May 16) and the veteran R&B singer upset some Barbz

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Tekashi 6ix9ine: I Will Cut My Hair Off If…

Tekashi 6ix9ine continues to take jabs at fellow rapper Rich The Kid. The “GOOBA” rapper posted a shot at Rich on Friday (May 22), telling

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Jokes About Snitching On Social Media

Tekashi 6ix9ine has been released from prison yet already backing to his trolling ways. After Judge Paul Engelmayer granted his release due to the coronavirus

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Kevin Gates Alleged Sex Tape Leaks

Kevin Gates has some explaining to do. An x-rated sex tape appearing to feature the rapper leaked and made him the #1 trending topic on

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Disgusting! YFN Lucci Removes Diamond Grill & Shows Rotten Teeth

Last year, rapper YFN Lucci – real name Rayshawn Lamar Bennett – decided to have his gold grill glued to his teeth using dentist glue.

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50 Cent Warns Rappers About Using Gang-Related Lyrics

It isn’t a new phenomenon that rap lyrics are being used as evidence in criminal cases, but G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent wants to remind

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Meek Mill Wants To Destroy Tekashi 6ix9ine

Meek Mill threatens Tekashi 6ix9ine to crush the controversial rapper by any means necessary. On Sunday (May 10), the Dreamchasers founder made a promise on

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Relocated After New Address Leaks Online

Tekashi 6ix9ine is known for his controversial online actions and on Friday (May 8) he set numerous Instagram viewership records, but it may have come

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Beef Alert: Drake Calls Funkmaster Flex Straight “Pussy”

During DJ Spade’s Instagram Live session, Drake was beefing with Funkmaster Flex. The bad blood between the two has been bubbling for years so it

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Young Chop Arrested In Georgia… Again

Young Chop is reportedly behind bars once again. According to Gwinnett County Jail records, The Drill Music pioneer was jailed for a probation violation on

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Cardi B Donates 20K Vegan Meal Supplements To NYC Healthcare Workers

Cardi B is helping overburdened health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City and donates 20,000 bottles of the plant-based vegan supplement

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Rick Ross Urges Social Distancing To Avoid The Coronavirus Fungus

Hip-Hop superstar Rick Ross is the latest celebrity to issue a public service message about staying inside the house for extended periods of time to

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French Montana: Beef With Young Thug A ‘Miscommunication’

After days of publicly trading insults, rapper French Montana explained that he has no beef with fellow rapper Young Thug. According to French, the issue

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Kanye West To Drop Lead Single From New Album “God’s Country”

It seems like that Kanye West is ready to release some brand new music. In an Instagram Live session on Thursday (May 22), known cinematographer

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NY Rapper LuKing Unveils “Dotted Line” Music Video

LuKing is a determined young rapper with an international appeal. His music combines a unique style with witty lyrics and a true passion for Hip-Hop.

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NY Rapper Joe Dirrt Shares “The Truth” On New Single

Hard beats and hard rhymes; both have been core staples of Hip-Hop since the culture’s inception. And while artists of today often circumvent this with

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Rising NY Rapper LuKing Pays Homage To Nas On New Single “The World Is Yours”

New York based Rap juggernaut LuKing is building a huge movement one fan at a time. He raps with purpose and conviction. One listen to

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Etoc Bodies Materialistic Society With New Single “Pellegrino”

In order to achieve your dreams you need relentless drive and escape velocity to penetrate the atmosphere! Orlando, Florida based recording artist Etoc has that

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Eminem Announces “The Marshall Mathers LP” 20th Anniversary Listening Party

Eminem released his infamous “The Marshall Mathers LP” on May 23, 2000 via Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The legendary LP debuted at #1 on

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Tekashi 6ix9ine’s $200K Donation Declined By No Kid Hungry

Tekashi 6ix9ine – real name Daniel Hernandez – donated $200,000 to the non-profit organization No Kid Hungry. According to TMZ, the money came from new

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LL Cool J: ‘I Paved The Way’ For Drake

The legendary rapper LL Cool J linked up with Complex in a Skype interview last month and reminded Hip-Hop fans that he paved the way

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Missy Elliott Lights Up The Night At A Museum With “Cool Off” Video

Five-time Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott has announced the premiere of the official visual for “Cool Off.” The new clip – which finalizes the storyline

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Akon Shows Support To Tekashi 6ix9ine, Thinks He’ll Have ‘Hottest Record Of The Year’

Akon is a longtime supporter of controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine. The veteran Senegalese artist showed up on an Instagram Live session with DJ Whoo Kid

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2 Chainz Says He Bodied Kanye West, Pusha T & Big Sean On “Mercy”

In 2012, Hip-Hop heavyweights 2 Chainz, Pusha T and Big Sean were featured on Kanye West’s 4x-platinum single “Mercy” and the collaboration is still a

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Eminem Announces Free Shade 45 & SiriusXM Access During Coronavirus Pandemic

More and more celebrities from around the world are offering their help during the coronavirus pandemic whether it is monetary assistance or mask donations to

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Meek Mill Auctioning Off Rolls-Royce Phantom For COVID-19 Fundraiser

Hip-Hop superstar Meek Mill is trying to help the hungry during the coronavirus pandemic. The Philly rapper is auctioning off his Rolls-Royce Phantom as part