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Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Becomes The First Album To Hit #1 Off Mostly Streams

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West made history. The Chicago rhymer’s The Life Of Pablo became the first album in music history to land at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart off mostly streaming numbers. [ALSO READ: Spotify Adds Genius Annotations For Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’] The publication reports TLOP earned 94,000 equivalent album units. Only 28,000… Read more »

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Judge Throws Away Rick Ross’ Lawsuit Against LMFAO’s ‘Party Rock Anthem’

(AllHipHop News) Remember “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO? The hit single 2010 was everywhere! On the radio, commercials, movies, and possibly a majority of people people’s party playlists all over the world, except for Rick Ross. In 2014, the MMG founder and Jermaine “Mayne Zayne” Jackson from production group The Runners filed a lawsuit against LMFAO because of the… Read more »

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Did Desiigner Diss Future On IG?

(AllHipHop News) Although Desiigner has rose to prominence through his hit single “Panda”, the rapper’s inclining popularity has fueled a beef between him and Atlanta rap star, Future. Earlier today on Instagram, Desiigner announced that he has a new mixtape in the works. Though this may come off as a very harmless move, the rapper made it… Read more »

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Pusha T, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, A$AP Rocky, Young Thug & More Tapped For Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2016

(AllHipHop News) It’s that time of year again. New York City based radio station Hot 97 has announced the line-up for the 2016 edition of the annual Summer Jam concert. This year’s event will include performances by Pusha T & G.O.O.D. Music, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled & Friends, Young Thug, Bryson Tiller, A$AP… Read more »

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Joey Bada$$ Explains Why He Didn’t Sign To Jay Z’s Roc Nation (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) It has been well reported that Jay Z was interested in signing fellow Brooklyn rhymer Joey Bada$$ to his Roc Nation company at one time. Joey even rapped about it on A$AP Rocky’s “1 Train” and his own track “Ready.” The RN deal never happened, and the Pro Era front man decided instead to just build with… Read more »

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Michael K. Williams Talks Being Discovered By 2Pac (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Many television watchers first became familiar with Michael K. Williams because of his portrayal of Omar Little on the classic HBO series The Wire. However, it may not be as well known that a legendary emcee played a big part in Williams eventually becoming a star. [ALSO READ: Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson & Michael K…. Read more »

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Rick Ross Talks MMG’s ‘Self Made 4’, The Illuminati & Jay Z (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Rick Ross recently sat down with Tim Westwood to talk about some of the things happening in his career at the moment. Part of the discussion centered around his MMG crew’s upcoming compilation album. [ALSO READ: Rick Ross Remixes Kanye West’s “Famous”] “Get ready for some new music. We’re dropping Self Made 4,” said… Read more »

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Nicki Minaj: I Don’t Even Want To Say I’m In A Relationship Anymore (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been dating for over a year. With Nicki posting photos of a ring to her Instagram page, some of her followers began to wonder if the Queens rapper is engaged to her Philadelphia beau. Miss Minaj addressed her relationship status during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE:… Read more »

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Spotify Adds Genius Annotations For Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’

(AllHipHop News) Last week, Kanye West’s latest musical effort The Life Of Pablo was finally made available for streaming on other sites besides Tidal. Fans that use the mobile version of Spotify got a bonus when listening to the album’s cuts on the “Behind the Lyrics (Hip Hop)” playlist. [ALSO READ: Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ On Pace… Read more »

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Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke Talks Jay Z’s Famous “92 Bricks” Line

(AllHipHop News) In a music career that spans three decades, Jay Z has many memorable lines with a lot of braggadocious declarations. One of Jigga’s claims that has been challenged, dissected, and defended for nearly 15 years is the “92 bricks” bar off “Never Change.” [ALSO READ: Jay Z Reportedly Working On New Music (AUDIO)] Jay raps on The… Read more »

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Drake’s ‘Views From The 6’ Reportedly Set To Arrive At The End Of April

(AllHipHop News) Fans of Champagne Papi have been waiting for his next official studio album for a while. There were rumors that Drake’s Views From The 6 would drop sometime this month. Pitchfork now seems to know more information about its arrival date. [ALSO READ: Noah “40” Shebib Gives An Update On Drake’s “Views From The 6” Album] The… Read more »

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“Stunt 101”: Bankruptcy Judge Blasts 50 Cent, Says No More Instagram Stunts

(AllHipHop News) Yesterday (April 6) a Connecticut bankruptcy judge roasted 50 Cent in bankruptcy court for making fun of the court process with this social media posts that glorify his wealth. The case stems from the drama surrounding Rick Ross’ baby mama and the $7 million case against the Queens rapper in Manhattan Supreme Court. “There is… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Nick Grant Gets Opening Slot On Dave East’s “Hate Me Now” Tour

(AllHipHop News) Nick Grant’s 2016 is set up to be a huge year. After becoming the flagship artist for Jason Geter’s Culture Republic, the Atlanta-based emcee has now earned an opening slot on Dave East’s North American “Hate Me Now” tour. [ALSO READ: PREMIERE: Nick Grant Releases Cinematic Visuals For “The Plan” (VIDEO)] “As someone who’s… Read more »

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50 Cent Says Eminem Made 2 Versions Of One Of His Albums

(AllHipHop News) 50 Cent and Eminem have been musical partners for over a decade. The Detroit spitter and the Queens rhymer collaborated on cuts like “Patiently Waiting,” “Crack A Bottle,” and “Love Me.” In addition, 50 contributed the track “Drama Never Ends” to the Southpaw soundtrack executive produced by Em. [ALSO READ: Eminem & 50 Cent Reportedly Passed On Recording Wiz… Read more »

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Did Kid Cudi Sub Diss Drake’s New Songs “One Dance” & “Pop Style”?

(AllHipHop News) There is a James Bond quote that reads, “Once is happenstance; twice is coincidence; the third time it’s enemy action.” It appears Kid Cudi has now reached the second part of that quote when it comes to Drake releasing new music. [ALSO READ: Did Kid Cudi Shade Drake & Future’s ‘What A Time To Be Alive’?] Back… Read more »

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Tyga Addresses Blac Chyna & Rob Kardashian’s Engagement

(AllHipHop News) The collective Internet was in shock this week when Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian announced they were getting married. Some social media users decided to comment about the fact that Chyna’s son with Tyga could also be the rapper’s nephew. Tyga is currently dating Rob’s sister Kylie Jenner. [ALSO READ: Publicity Stunt? Are Blac Chyna… Read more »

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New Phife Dawg Video Emerges, Track To Be On New ATCQ Album

(AllHipHop News) Yesterday (April 5) friends, family and rappers from across the industry including Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, The Roots  and Andre 3000 paid tribute to the late Phife Dawg. While everyone celebrated, laughed and cried for Phife in “A Celebration of Phife Dawg” at the Apollo Theater,  Smokin’ Needles Records released the first post-humous record from… Read more »

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Paul Wall Disputes Master P’s Claims That Syrup Is “Killing This Generation,” Says Houston’s Culture Is Being Killed

(AllHipHop News) In a candid interview with Yo Gotti’s DJ, DJ Smallz, Houston rapper Paul Wall responded to a comment Master P stated in an interview with Power 105’s the Breakfast Club saying,”Everybody getting high now, the syrup is killing the whole, this generation.” Paul has always been a proponent of the purple sprite drink over… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Lil Soulja Slim Says He Recorded At C-Murder’s House, Forms Group With B.G. And Juvenile’s Sons

(AllHipHop News) While Louisiana prison officials continue an investigation into whether or not C-Murder recorded new music while incarcerated at Angola Prison, Lil Soulja Slim has confirmed in an AllHipHop exclusive interview that he recorded music with C-Murder while the TRU Records founder was on house arrest. Lil Soulja Slim, son of the late New Orleans… Read more »

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Chance The Rapper Reportedly Set To Release New Project In April 2016

(AllHipHop News) Chance The Rapper arguably had the standout verse on Kanye West’s latest album The Life Of Pablo. The Chicago rhymer stole the show on the opening cut “Ultralight Beam.” With that major mainstream look under his belt, fans of the SAVEMONEY member may be getting brand new Chance music soon. [ALSO READ: Common, Queen Latifah, Chance… Read more »

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Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ On Pace To Become The First #1 Album Off Mostly Streaming Totals

(AllHipHop News) Just yesterday it appeared the Big Sean/Jhené Aiko joint effort Twenty88 or the Lukas Graham self-titled project would be headed to the top of the album chart, but it now appears Kanye West could be coming in for the steal. HitsDailyDouble reports Mr. West’s The Life of Pablo could total enough streams to earn a #1 placement…. Read more »

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Pimp C Documentary ‘Long Live The Pimp’ Released Online (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The legacy of the late Chad “Pimp C” Butler has been immortalized through books such as Julia Beverly’s Sweet Jones: Pimp C’s Trill Life Story and the posthumous album Long Live the Pimp. The UGK member’s story is now being told through a new online documentary. [ALSO READ: Check Out Pimp C’s New Song “B*tch… Read more »

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The Game Teams With G FarmaBrands For New Cannabis Line

(AllHipHop News) Los Angeles rapper The Game is partnering with G FarmaBrands for a new line of marijuana-based products. Game’s “G Stiks” and “G Drinks” will be available in California and Washington. [ALSO READ: The Game Plans To Release ‘1992’ Project Without Any Featured Artists] G Drinks come in original, pink, and strawberry lemonade flavors, and they will be infused with… Read more »

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Suge Knight Accuses Dr. Dre Of Conspiring With Sheriff’s Deputy To Have Him Killed

(AllHipHop News) The long and tumultuous relationship between Death Row Records co-founders Suge Knight and Dr. Dre now includes another supposed confrontational story. Suge is now accusing Dre of conspiring to have him killed. [ALSO READ: Michel’le Sleeping With Dr. Dre & Suge Knight Caused Death Row’s Demise] TMZ reports Knight’s lawyer Thaddeus Culpepper has filed legal documents claiming… Read more »

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Travis Scott Falls Off Stage While Performing

(AllHipHop News) Travis Scott fell off the stage last night while performing Antidote. Luckily, he was not hurt. Travis Scott falls off the stage last night while performing 👀 pic.twitter.com/Rhi5aAPYRp — WORLDSTARHIPHOP (@WORLDSTAR) April 4, 2016 His bodyguard would eventually pick him up and help him continue on. Travis Scott still continued to perform after… Read more »

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Wiggin’ Out: Nicki Minaj And Personal Wig Maker Settle $30 Million Lawsuit

(AllHipHop News) Fans of Nicki Minaj can rest assured the femcee is no-longer at risk to lose millions of her hard earned dollars. According to reports by TheJasmineBrand.com, the hair former designer for Nicki Minaj, Terrance Davidson, has dismissed all claims against the voluptuous chart-topping female rapper. In February of 2014 Nicki was slapped with… Read more »

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Young Dolph South Carolina Show Canceled After Alabama Concert Erupts In Violence

(AllHipHop News) A sold out Young Dolph concert in South Carolina has been canceled. According to Fox News 6,  the concert which was scheduled at the Memmenger Auditorium in Charleston and was subsequently dumped by Spoleto Festival USA, Inc. due to safety concerns. Organizers allege the Charleston Police refused to provide security, an accusation the Charleston… Read more »

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UPDATE: D’Angelo Russell Speaks On Nick Young And Iggy Azalea Drama, Says He’d “Get Physical Back” If Confronted

(AllHipHop News) In the aftermath of last week’s saga surrounding the leaked video of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Nick Young confessing infidelity, D’Angelo Russell is letting his feelings be known. In a candid interview with ESPN, D’Angelo spoke about the situation and elaborated on the current vibe of the locker room since the leaked video hit… Read more »

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Puff Daddy’s Son Christian “King” Combs Signs Deal With Bad Boy/Epic Records

(AllHipHop News) Christian Combs is joining Corey Gunz, Diggy Simmons, and Jaden Smith as offspring to follow in their famous fathers’ footsteps. Sean “Diddy” Combs’ youngest son is now officially a rapper. [ALSO READ: Puff Daddy & The Family Reunite For Notorious B.I.G.’s Birthday At Barclays] Diddy posted a video to his Instagram page announcing Christian, aka… Read more »

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