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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
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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 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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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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Charlamagne Tha God Explains Why He Believes Kendrick Lamar Will Never Match Up To 2Pac (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Since his arrival as one of the biggest current superstars in Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar has been compared to fellow West Coast representative Tupac Shakur. On Ab-Soul’s “ILLuminate,” Kendrick even talked about how some people expect him to fill the shoes of the late 2Pac. [ALSO READ: Charlamagne Tha God Debates Tomi Lahren On Beyonce, The Black… Read more »

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Dave Chappelle’s “True Hollywood Stories” Sketch Viewed Nearly 600,000 Times Since Prince’s Death

(AllHipHop News) Prince’s legacy will live on through his music as well as other memorable moments connected to his life. One of those occasions is Dave Chappelle’s classic “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” sketch featuring the tale of the “Purple Rain” singer playing basketball. [ALSO READ: Prince Dominates Album Chart Following His Death] According to The Hollywood Reporter,… Read more »

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Nasir Jones

Nas Said To Be “Huge Creative Force” On The Netflix Series ‘The Get Down’

(AllHipHop News) Netflix is set to air a new Hip Hop centered series titled The Get Down. The program was developed by Baz Luhrmann. The director of Romeo + Juliet and The Great Gatsby spoke about the 70’s themed show during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival. Entertainment Weekly reports Luhrmann revealed Hip Hop legend Nas is heavily involved in the project. [ALSO… Read more »

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YG

YG Says The Secret Service Contacted His Label Over “F-ck Donald Trump” Song (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) YG, along with Nipsey Hussle, took a loud stand against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by releasing the song “F-ck Donald Trump.” The West Coast emcee now claims the track has gotten the attention of the Secret Service. [ALSO READ: YG & Nipsey Hussle Say “F*ck Donald Trump”] TMZ spoke with YG at LAX airport…. Read more »

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50 Cent

Missouri State Senator Reads 50 Cent’s “The 50th Law” During Filibuster Over Law Enforcement Tax

(AllHipHop News) The Missouri Senate is debating over county sales tax collections. On Monday, Democrat Maria Chappelle-Nadal of St Louis began filibustering an amendment to proposed legislation that would allow voters in unincorporated areas of St. Louis County to impose a sales tax for salary increases for the St. Louis County Police Department. [ALSO READ: 50 Cent Says There Can Be… Read more »

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Desiigner

Desiigner Becomes The Youngest Male Artist To Top The Hot 100 Chart In 9 Years

(AllHipHop News) Desiigner’s smash hit “Panda” is now the #1 song in the country. The Brooklyn rapper’s debut single leads the Hot 100 chart. At just 18 years and 11 months, Desiigner has become the youngest male artist to hit #1 in 9 years. [ALSO READ: Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Becomes #1 Rap Song In The Country] R&B star… Read more »

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Big Daddy Kane

Prince & Big Daddy Kane’s Unreleased “Batdance Remix” From 1989 Hits The Net (AUDIO)

(AllHipHop News) Back in 1989, Prince headed the soundtrack for the Warner Bros blockbuster superhero film Batman. The collection of tunes was also released as a Prince album. Batman the LP led the Billboard 200 album chart for six weeks and spawned the #1 hit “Batdance.” [ALSO READ: Prince Dominates Album Chart Following His Death] The single… Read more »

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Bryan "Birdman" Williams

Mark Jackson Quotes Birdman’s Breakfast Club Interview During Warriors-Rockets Game (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Birdman may have created the quote of the year during his very brief interview with The Breakfast Club last week. After the Cash Money Records head told DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God to “put some respeck on my name” the line was instantly added to countless memes across the internet. [ALSO… Read more »

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Beyonce

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Album Is Available For Purchase On iTunes

(AllHipHop News) The Queen Bey once again shut down the world with the release of a new album. Beyoncé premiered her latest work, Lemonade, in a stunning one hour film on HBO which became the #1 trending topic on social media for hours. [ALSO READ: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” Makes Bittersweet Statement On Relationship Issues] Along with the visuals… Read more »

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Drake

Drake Announces ‘Summer Sixteen Tour” With Future & 7th OVO Fest Featuring Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa

(AllHipHop News) It’s officially Drizzy season. Drake jumped on Twitter this morning to announce two big events are coming this summer. The Toronto rapper is heading on a North American tour with his What A Time To Be Alive collaborator Future starting in July, and his seventh annual OVO Fest will begin later that month. [ALSO READ: Drake Sees… Read more »

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Former OVO Sound Affiliate ILoveMakonnen Disses Drake & OVO (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) With Drake’s Views From The 6 album set to arrive later this week, the OVO Sound crew is likely in a celebratory mood. However, one former member of the label is speaking out against Drake and his team. [ALSO READ: Drake Drops Album Cover Of ‘Views From The 6’] Atlanta based performer ILoveMakonnen posted a… Read more »

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Drake Drops Album Cover Of ‘Views From The 6’

On Friday, the world will be listening to Drake’s highly anticipated album Views From The 6. To get fans more excited for the project, the Toronto rap star posted the official album cover for Views on Twitter. From first glance, the album looks like a closeup of CN Tower, the city’s most recognized landmark. But, if you look… Read more »

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Future

Future Might Be On ‘Views From The 6’

Drake and Future has been a dynamic duo in the rap game, and with Drake’s next album releasing this Friday, the two have possibly collaborated again. Future has tweeted that he might be on Drake’s fourth album Views From The 6. The Atlanta rapper didn’t release any official details, but tweeted that his Future Bandz Gang… Read more »

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