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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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Gossip News

Boosie Badazz: Black Women Are Jealous & Evil Towards Black Men

Boosie Badazz is going on a rant on social media… again. The Baton Rouge rapper expressed his disappointment over the fact that not all of

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Meek Mill Protests With “Otherside Of America” Single Amid George Floyd Protests

Hip-Hop superstar Meek Mill has released a new single titled “Otherside Of America” in reaction to the unrest in the country. The song arrives amid

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gossip News

Will Smith Denies Giving August Alsina Permission To Sleep With Wife Jada

What a crazy story is this? According to R&B singer August Alsina, Will Smith has granted him permission to sleep with his wife Jada Pinkett

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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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50 Cent Breaks Up With Girlfriend, Kicks Her Out Of His Mansion

Hip-Hop superstar 50 Cent seems to be a single man again. Fif has been dating model and law student Cuban Link, real name Jamira Haines,

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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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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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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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Migos Unveil New Single “Need It” ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Hip-Hop super group Migos joined forces with YoungBoy Never Broke Again for a new single titled “Need It.” Clocking in at just a little over

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Beef News

Pusha T & Young Thug Beef Over Leaked Drake Diss

On Tuesday (July 7), Pusha T and Young Thug trended online after Thugger called out Pusha over a leaked Drake verse that did not make

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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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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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Bobby Shmurda Coming Home Early Due To COVID-19

Bobby Shmurda has been locked away in prison for nearly six years. According to rumors, the “Hot Nigga” rapper is set to be released in

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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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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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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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News Releases

Etoc Portrays The Pain Of A Breakup On Dynamic New Single “Shattered”

Orlando-based rapper Etoc is building a huge movement one fan at a time. He raps with purpose and conviction. One listen to his music and

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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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Rick Ross’ Baby Mama Half Naked In Lingerie With Baby Bump

The mother to two of Rick Ross’ children, Briana Camille, almost strips half naked showing her baby bump. She is currently pregnant with the MMG

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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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Tee Grizzley Releases Police Brutality Anthem “Mr. Officer”

As protests continue across the country following the death of George Floyd, rapper Tee Grizzley has shared a new song titled “Mr. Officer” featuring Queen

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News Rumors

Lil Wayne & Plus-Size Model Denise Bidot Confirm Their Relationship

There were ongoing rumors that Lil Wayne is dating plus-size model Denise Bidot. Now, Bidot shared a series of photos to her Instagram Stories cozying

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Lil Yachty Releases New Album “Lil Boat 3”

Lil Yachty has released his new album “Lil Boat 3.” The follow-up to 2018’s “Nuthin’ 2 Prove” includes the singles “Oprah’s Bank Account” featuring DaBaby

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YNW Melly Says He’s Coming Home Soon

Rapper YNW Melly posted an update to his fans via Instagram and says that he will be released from prison soon. Jus got a call

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Beef News

Meek Mill Lashes Out At Trey Songz

Meek Mill and Trey Songz exchanged some heated words on Wednesday (June 24) after the R&B singer challenged the Dreamchasers rapper to the #FeedYourCity challenge.

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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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Going Crazy?! Post Malone Debuts Massive Head Tattoo

We all know that Post Malone does whatever he wants. In another crazy move, the Hip-Hop superstar shaved his head and got a massive skeleton

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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