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Bilal’s Top 5 Hip-Hop Collabos

We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer.  During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Inks Partnership with Universal Music Group

(AllHipHop News) Marcy projects bred rapper turned mogul, Jay-Z, has entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership with his Roc Nation music label and Universal Music Group. Under the new deal, Jay-Z will bring his Roc Nation artists, including Rihanna, and will operate as a standalone label within the UMG family, effective immediately. Several other labels, including… Read more »

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Florida Republicans Call For Feds To Investigate Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Trip To Cuba

(AllHipHop News) Two Republicans from South Florida are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba. Jay-Z and Beyoncé were photographed in Cuba during a trip to the island nation last week, to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana. Republican representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of the 27th Congressional District and Congressman… Read more »

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JT Likely To Stay At #1 For 3rd Week; Tyler, The Creator Set For Top 10 Debut

(AllHipHop News) Justin Timberlake’s triumphant comeback doesn’t seem to be slowing down. After pushing 968,000 units of his 3rd album, The 20/20 Experience, in its opening week and 318,000 copies in its second week, Billboard is reporting that Timberlake is on track to sell another 150,000 to 170,000 this week. That total would keep the former *N SYNC… Read more »

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A$AP Rocky Talks About Hip-Hop and ‘The Gay Thing’ In New Interview

(AllHipHop News) A$AP Rocky is one of the hottest rappers in the industry right now. His latest album Long.Live.A$AP landed at number one on the charts and since then he has become a fixture at fashion shows and mainstream media outlets, but despite all that success the Harlem native continuously has to addressed one area of criticism… Read more »

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Jay-Z, Beyoncé, & Other Celebrities Personal Info Exposed On Website

(AllHipHop News) As one of the most famous couples in the world, Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s private lives are constantly under public scrutiny, but now the two superstars are among a handful of celebrities whose personal financial information has been thrown into the public sphere as well. According to TMZ, besides Jay-Z and Beyoncé, the social security… Read more »

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Good and Bad News For Entertainment Giant Live Nation

(AllHipHop News) Shareholders of the entertainment company Live Nation had some things to cheer and jeer this week, after the corporation’s financial statements were released Tuesday afternoon. According to Billboard, the multimedia conglomerate saw its revenue rise 8% last year. That’s equates to a $5.8 billion haul, but the company’s net lost doubled from $83… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Mogul Proposes “Guns For Greatness” Program Featuring Tickets To Beyoncé & Jay-Z Concerts

(AllHipHop News) Gun violence has become a major social and political issue recently, and now one high-profile Hip-Hop executive is proposing a plan to encourage young people to trade in their firearms for mentorships and concert tickets. The New York Daily News is reporting that hugely successful artist manager and president of Family Tree Entertainment, Michael… Read more »

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PICS: So So Def 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert

The Fox Theatre was alive with the sounds of classic songs like “Money Ain’t a Thang” (JD & Jay-Z), “Jump” (Kris Kross), “Yeah” (Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon), “Who Can I Run To” (Xscape), “I Gotta Be” (Jagged Edge), “Welcome to Atlanta” (JD, Ludacris), “Give It 2 U” (Da Brat), “I Think They Like Me” (Dem… Read more »

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Drake’s Closer To Another Chart Record With 30th Top 10 R&B/Hip-Hop Hit

(AllHipHop News) YMCMB rapper-singer Drake edged closer to breaking another Billboard chart record this week when his latest single “Started From The Bottom” jumped from 19-3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This is Drake’s 30th appearance on the chart’s top ten trailing only Lil Wayne (34) and R. Kelly (32). Drake already owns the record… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Drama: Chris Brown & Rihanna and Blue Ivy’s Uncle!

MORE DRAMA FOR CHRIS AND RIHANNA! Drake? Chris Brown and Rihanna have apparently broken up again over Drake? What now? Breezy col’ busted Rihanna sending Drake text messages. I guess, old flames die hard. Here is what the UK Sun is reporting. RIHANNA and CHRIS BROWN have split up… for the time being, anyway. The… Read more »

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell

(AllHipHop News) Platinum rapper and music mogul Jay-Z just signed his Roc Nation label to a worldwide publishing administration agreement with Warner Music Group’s Warner/Chappell Music. The #1  music publishing company will immediately have the rights to all of Jay-Z’s future projects and his music dating back to 2008 which includes The Blueprint 3 and Watch The… Read more »

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Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake to Headline Wireless Festival 2013

(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are both heading across the pond to close-out two nights of the 9th annual Wireless Festival in London this summer. The “Suit & Tie” collaborators will be the respective headlining acts for the July 12 and July 13 dates of the festivities taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park…. Read more »

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Jay-Z Dissing Dream Most Tweeted Moment of Grammys

(AllHipHop News) Frank Ocean was nervous making his first Grammy acceptance speech. The Dream was overzealous at finally making a complete Grammy acceptance speech. Jay-Z was Jay-Z. Sometimes being Jay-Z means you effectively takeover social media for moment. According to Mashable, the acceptance speech for “No Church In The Wild” generated more than 116,400 tweets… Read more »

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