Daily Archives: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Kanye West

Kanye West, Beyonce and Jay-Z Lead Nominees For 2012 BET Awards; Samuel L. Jackson To Host

(AllHipHop News) Earlier today (May 22) at the BET Studios in New York City, Stephen Hill, President of BET’s Music Programming and Specials, was on hand to announce the 2012 BET Awards show’s nominees, recipient of the “Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award,” and host for the awards, to take place on July 1 at the Shrine… Read more »

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T.I.

T.I. Joins Cast Of Universal Pictures’ “Identity Theft”; Set to Play Bounty Hunter In Comedy

(AllHipHop News) Deadline is reporting that rapper T.I., who is no stranger to the acting world, has been cast as a bounty hunter in director Seth Gordon’s new Universal Pictures film, Identity Theft. Identity Theft, which stars comedians Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), is the story of a man, played by Bateman, who has… Read more »

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Action Bronson Responds to Anti-LGBT Accusations; Says ‘I Don’t Hate Anyone’

(AllHipHop News) The Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual and Transexual community is seeking answers from rapper Action Bronson after a series of controversial Tweets centered around an Instagram photo he posted this week. While Action has since clarified his comments on the photo and its caption, several outspoken members of the LGBT community have expressed their displeasure with Action… Read more »

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The Roots

Austin City Limits’ 2012 Music Festival Adds The Roots, Big K.R.I.T. and Childish Gambino to Lineup

(AllHipHop News) Not to be outdone by all of the recent festival news from Soundset, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza and Made In America, the Austin City Limits 2012 Music Festival (ACL) has revealed its lineup for the city’s 11th annual, three-day concert event, to take place October 12-14 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. ACL 2012,… Read more »

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Pete Rock

Pete Rock Speaks Out About Lupe Fiasco’s New “T.R.O.Y.” Sampling Single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”

(AllHipHop News) The recent backlash surrounding Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco’s new single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”, may have been unexpected when his first offering from Food & Liquor 2 was released last night (May 21). Pete Rock, who produced “T.R.O.Y.” in 1992 as a dedication to Troy “Trouble” Dixon of Heavy D and the… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Announced as Final Member of Ghost Recon Team

(ALlHipHop News) Ubisoft has announced that Kendrick Lamar will be the final member of Team Ghost in “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier” video game. Joining a select group of celebrity gamers as a Ghost, Kendrick Lamar joins the ranks with the most elite soldiers and represents a complete range of skills on the battlefield…. Read more »

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Wingo

Wingo from Jagged Edge Releases “Life of The Party” [Download], Touts Jermaine Dupri for JE’s 8th Album

Wingo, member of famed ’90s R&B quartet, Jagged Edge, has stepped out on his own and released his first solo mixtape, appropriately titled, Life of the Party. The mixtape features appearances from Slim (of 112) and Atlanta’s own, Gucci Mane. AllHipHop.com had a chance to chop it up with Wingo about his solo debut, and… Read more »

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Daily Word: Take The First Step!!

Happy Takeover Tuesday! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to taking the first step towards your success! If we surveyed all of the 7,014,961,850 people living in the world today, I can almost guarantee that each and every one of them (including you and me) are aspiring for something greater in life. Whether it’s the baby… Read more »

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