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57th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at the Staples Center - Red Carpet Arrivals

Featuring: Beyonce Knowles
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 08 Feb 2015
Credit: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Opens At #1; A$AP Ferg’s ‘Always Strive And Prosper’ Lands In Top 10

(AllHipHop News) It comes as no surprise that Beyoncé’s latest musical effort Lemonade lands in the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart. The project totaled 653,000 equivalent album units (485,000 pure sales) in its first week. [ALSO READ: Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Album Is Available For Purchase On iTunes] At the moment, Lemonade has earned the… Read more »

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Damon Dash and Memphis Bleek

Damon Dash Responds To Memphis Bleek’s Comments About The Fall Of Roc-A-Fella (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Memphis Bleek did an interview with N.O.R.E.’s Drink Champs podcast. The conversation included the Jay Z associate claiming he tried to warn Damon Dash about the fall of Roc-A-Fella and how the industry would turn its back on him. Dash responded to Bleek’s statements while speaking with Dr. Boyce Watkins. [ALSO READ: Memphis… Read more »

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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell & Flying Lotus Discuss The State Of Lyricism In Hip Hop (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The question of whether lyricism in Hip Hop will ever become the dominant factor in the culture’s music again has been asked for several years. Acclaimed producers/artists Pharrell Williams and Flying Lotus discussed the topic during an episode of OTHERtone radio with Scott Vener. [ALSO READ: Pharrell, Chad Hugo, Justin Timberlake & Tyler The Creator Discuss… Read more »

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Birdman Addresses Issues With Charlamagne Tha God, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & Trick Daddy (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Birdman had one of the most talked about interviews of 2016 when he briefly sat down with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club. The Cash Money Records co-founder recently did another Q&A with Ebro In The Morning which included Birdman addressing his issues with The Breakfast Club host Charlamagne Tha God, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, and… Read more »

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Drake

Singer Keayana Coke Claims Drake Stole Her Song For ‘Views’ Track (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Drake is surely riding high at the moment as his new album VIEWS is set to have the highest sales week of the Toronto rapper’s career. However, a singer named Keayana Coke is claiming Drizzy swiped her idea for one of the songs off the project. [ALSO READ: Drake Discusses His Relationships With Jay Z,… Read more »

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Celebrities watch the LA Lakers play The Toronto Raptors at the Staples Center

Featuring: Drake
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 20 Nov 2015
Credit: WENN.com

Drake Beats Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ For #1 Spot On iTunes, Projected to Double In Streams

Following the release of his highly anticipated project Views, Drake has earned the number 1 spot on the Top Artists chart on iTunes. According to the INQUISITR, Drake’s project had beaten out Beyonce’s critically acclaimed project Lemonade for the top spot. Views released Friday exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes, earning more than 630k streams in only one day…. Read more »

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De La Soul
2008 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Hammerstein Ballroom - Arrivals

Featuring: De La Soul
Where: New York City, NY, United States
When: 02 Oct 2008
Credit: PNP/WENN

De La Soul Comes Out of Nowhere With New EP

Last week, we covered De La Soul’s performance at the National Cannabis Festival in Washington, DC.  Along with the legendary rap group’s long list of hits performed, as well Plug One’s performance of “Excursions” to honor the late member of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg, De La premiered the single “TrainWreck”, a track that was… Read more »

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Chief Keef

Chief Keef Blasts Zaytoven For Allegedly Giving Different Rappers The Same Beat (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Chief Keef and Atlanta producer Zaytoven have connected on songs together such as “Let Me Know” and “Flattered.” But Sosa fans should probably not expect to hear the rhymer on any other Zay tracks in the near future. [ALSO READ: Chief Keef Releases Surprising Collaboration With Cee Lo Green and Tone Trump] Footage of… Read more »

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Desiigner

Desiigner Talks “Panda” Beat Coming From British Producer + Spits A Freestyle (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Desiigner currently has the most popular song in America. As “Panda” rules the charts in the U.S., the G.O.O.D. Music representative spoke with Tim Westwood in the United Kingdom. The Trap production for Desiigner’s #1 hit was actually created by someone from Great Britain. [ALSO READ: Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Becomes #1 Rap Song In The Country]… Read more »

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Jaquees, Rich Gang, Cash Money, Birdman

R&B Singer Jacquees Says Signing To Cash Money Was The Best Decision He Ever Made (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) There is a long history of Cash Money Records not properly paying artists, producers, and other individuals that have worked for the company. The label’s biggest star, Lil Wayne, is still fighting to get unpaid profits from CMR. [ALSO READ: Lil Wayne Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group Over Cash Money Deal] That reputation… Read more »

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G-Herbo

G Herbo Reflects On The Deaths Of Bankroll Fresh & Capo (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Over the past year, two up-and-coming rappers lost their lives due to gun violence. Atlanta’s Bankroll Fresh was murdered in March, and Chicago’s Capo was gunned down in July of last year. Fellow Chitown native G Herbo (fka Lil Herb) spoke with DJ Smallz about both tragic deaths. [ALSO READ: Twista Speaks On Capo Passing] Herbo… Read more »

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Mystikal

Mystikal Hints At No Limit Tour & Talks People Respecting Birdman (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The No Limit tank could be ready to start rolling again. Mystikal stopped by Ebro In The Morning, and the New Orleans rapper hinted acts associated with the Master P led label may be hitting the stage together again. [ALSO READ: Trinidad James Recruits Mystikal, DJ Mustard And Lil Dicky For Ode To Plus-Sized Women]… Read more »

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50 Cent performs live during a post-game concert at Citi Field on Saturday (14Jun14) following the New York Mets 0-5 loss against the San Diego Padres. This was a return to Citi Field for the rapper, who threw out what many are calling the worst first pitch ever on May 27.

Featuring: 50 Cent,Curtis James Jackson III,G-Unit,Lloyd Banks,Tony Yayo,Kidd Kidd
Where: Queens, New York, United States
When: 14 Jun 2014
Credit: Marc S. Levine/WENN.com

Troy Ave Affiliate Young Lito Discusses 50 Cent Still Having A Street Mentality (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) At one time Troy Ave and 50 Cent were not on the same page, but the two New York rappers eventually settled their differences and even collaborated on the “Bang Bang” track. One of Troy’s BSB Records artists sat down with Mikey T The Movie Star to talk about 50. [ALSO READ: Troy Ave… Read more »

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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne, Rick Ross & Trick Daddy Pictured Together After Birdman’s Breakfast Club Interview (PHOTO)

(AllHipHop News) This may be a sign of no “respeck.” Rick Ross posted a picture to his Instagram page of himself along with Trick Daddy and Lil Wayne. [ALSO READ: Birdman Walks Off Breakfast Club Interview After Clashing With Charlamagne Tha God (VIDEO)] Rozay MackMaine Weezy Trickdaddy 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 A photo posted by Rick Ross / Yung… Read more »

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Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks Calls Beyonce a Thief, Scrutinizes Singer’s Message On “Lemonade”

Beyonce’s recently released album Lemonade has been receiving it’s fair share of praise and criticism for its messages regarding pride for black women as well as the pop star’s situation with her husband, rapper Jay-Z.  Banks, once again, makes an attempt to troll Bey not only by scrutinizing the overall message of Lemonade, but also calling… Read more »

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Star Calls Out KRS-One For His Comments About The Afrika Bambaataa Sexual Abuse Controversy (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has been facing a lot of heat in the press over allegations he molested several young men in the 1980’s. Shot 97 host Troi “Star” Torain is one of the most outspoken people to address the controversy, and the longtime radio personality has now turned his attention toward rap legend KRS-One…. Read more »

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First Week Sales Predictions For Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Are In

(AllHipHop News) Beyoncé is headed to a big first week in sales for her new collection Lemonade. HitsDailyDouble reports the set is looking to open with between 500,000 – 600,000 copies. According to Sony, the superstar singer’s sixth album pushed 200,000 copies in its first day of availability. [ALSO READ: Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Album Is Available For Purchase On iTunes]… Read more »

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Former Roc-A-Fella Rapper Tru Life Speaks After Release From Prison (AUDIO)

(AllHipHop News) Roberto “Tru Life” Rosado Jr. is finally home after serving over 7 years in prison for murder, manslaughter, and assault. The Lower East Side rapper was once part of Jay Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records where he famously beefed with fellow New Yorkers Mobb Deep and Dipset. [ALSO READ: Tru Life’s Brother At Center Of Shooting/Stabbing] Power 105’s DJ Prostyle spoke… Read more »

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Drake’s ‘Views From The 6’ To Premiere On Beats 1’s OVOSOUND Radio

(AllHipHop News) Drake is hosting a global listening party for his new album Views From The 6. Apple Music has confirmed the project will premiere during the OVOSOUND show on Beats 1. [ALSO READ: Drake Announces ‘Summer Sixteen Tour” With Future & 7th OVO Fest Featuring Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa] On Monday, Drake posted a tweet… Read more »

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Joe Biden, Nicki Minaj, Donald Trump

Nicki Minaj Dedicated A Performance Of “Anaconda” To Donald Trump & Joe Biden

(AllHipHop News) Numerous celebrities, dignitaries, and politicians were in attendance at the Time magazine gala celebrating the “100 Most Influential People” issue. Hip Hop superstar and honoree Nicki Minaj was among the guests at the event in New York City last night (April 26). [ALSO READ: Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar & Taraji P. Henson Included On Time’s “100… Read more »

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump: I’m Going To Take Care Of The Black Youth (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Presidential candidate Donald Trump has had some trouble gaining support from African-American voters. Polls have shown the billionaire real estate businessman only pulling in between 4%-12% of the black vote. [ALSO READ: YG Says The Secret Service Contacted His Label Over “F-ck Donald Trump” Song (VIDEO)] Revolt spoke to Trump during the Time 100 Gala… Read more »

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D'Angelo

D’Angelo Covers Prince’s “Sometimes It Snows In April” On ‘The Tonight Show’ (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Grammy winning R&B star D’Angelo honored Prince last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Black Messiah album creator covered the late icon’s “Sometimes It Snows In April” off the 1986 LP Parade. D’Angelo was joined by Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum’s cover band Princess. [ALSO READ: Saturday Night Live Dedicates Last Night’s Episode To Prince] Watch D’Angelo… Read more »

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