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Chart Watch: Elle Varner Debuts at #2; Rick Ross Moves 60,000 Units

(AllHipHop News) Billboard has released its numbers for the week and Elle Varner takes home the spotlight as the largest gainer, jumping onto the charts at #2 with her breakthrough album, Perfectly Imperfect, selling 33,000 copies this week according to Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard.com. Reviewing the Top 5 albums, Rick Ross was the top selling… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: R.Kelly Reveals What Rapper Was Originally Supposed To Be On “The Best Of Both Worlds” Instead of Jay-Z

R.Kelly autobiography, Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me, is out July 28, and Rolling Stone got its hands on some interesting excerpts from the book, where R.Kelly reveals that Jay-Z wasn’t his original choice for the ‘The Best Of Both Worlds’ album. The Chicago crooner says that the rapper that originally sparked the idea for him… Read more »

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A Look Back at (Gasp) R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” Series; IFC Plans 22 New Chapters

Multi-platinum recording artist R. Kelly has returned with his world-famous “Trapped in the Closet” series. The R&B/HipHop soap opera premiered in 2005 and came with cliffhangers, drama, and everything we love about the R. The series first appeared on R. Kelly’s seventh studio album, TP.3 Reloaded, with its first five chapters introducing us to the… Read more »

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