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Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Tapped To Score The Netflix Series Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’

(AllHipHop News) In an exclusive interview with AllHipHop.com in January, record producer/composer Adrian Younge hinted that he and A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad were scoring a big project in the near future. It turns out Younge was referring to creating music for the upcoming Netflix series Luke Cage. [ALSO READ: Grandmaster Flash Joins 1970’s Themed Netflix Series… Read more »

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Ms. Lauryn Hill’s “Diaspora Calling” Concert To Live Stream On Tidal

(AllHipHop News) Tidal is once again set to live stream a concert event. After hosting performances by Pusha T, T.I., and 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne in recent months, the entertainment platform will broadcast the Diaspora Calling! Music Festival featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill. [ALSO READ: Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ & Exclusive Content Help Tidal Double Its Membership] Besides music,… Read more »

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Quentin Miller Talks Working With Drake On ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Drake is preparing to release his next album Views From The 6 in the coming weeks, but VladTV sat down with Quentin Miller to discuss Drizzy’s last solo project If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Miller was heavily involved in the making of IYRTITL. Meek Mill even accused Q.M. of being Drake’s ghostwriter for… Read more »

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Lyor Cohen & Young Thug Debate Songwriting Versus Freestyling On A Record (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The music industry has often seen a struggle between creatives and corporate. That dynamic was on display when 300 Entertainment head Lyor Cohen and Atlanta rapper Young Thug appeared on the CNBC program Follow The Leader. [ALSO READ: Lyor Cohen Is In Better Shape After Suffering From Lung Issues] In a clip from the episode, Cohen can be… Read more »

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J Dilla’s Unreleased ‘The Diary’ Album Featuring Nas, Snoop Dogg & More Set For Release (TRACKLIST)

(AllHipHop News) J Dilla fans rejoice. The late production master’s unreleased album The Diary is set to arrive this week. The Detroit legend’s revived company PayJay teamed with Mass Appeal Records to drop the posthumous musical effort. [ALSO READ: Dr. Dre Plays Unreleased J Dilla Song In Latest Episode of ‘The Pharmacy’] The Diary was originally set for… Read more »

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Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Becomes #1 Rap Song In The Country

(AllHipHop News) New York rapper Desiigner has released only one official single in his career so far, and “Panda” has become a certified smash hit. The 19-year-old rhymer took over the #1 spot on the Hot Rap Songs chart after seven weeks. [ALSO READ: Desiigner Bought The “Panda” Beat From British Producer For $200] Besides being in the poll… Read more »

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Ice Cube Responds To Gene Simmons Comments About Rappers Being In Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

(AllHipHop News) Seminal West Coast rap group N.W.A was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this month. The Straight Outta Compton album creators joined fellow Hip Hop representatives Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, and Public Enemy. However, KISS member Gene Simmons has been very vocal about rap stars not being… Read more »

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Houston High School Student’s Blackface Tupac Shakur Impersonation Causes Outrage

(AllHipHop News) In 2016 we undoubtably live in a racially charged world where racially motivated incidents make headlines daily. According KHOU 11, a controversial photo is sparking outrage after a Caucasian high school student at Lamar High School allegedly wore blackface as she tried to impersonate the late Tupac Shakur. In addition to wearing blackface,… Read more »

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Puff Daddy Talks Signing His Son Christian Combs To Bad Boy Records

(AllHipHop News) Last week, Christian Combs announced he signed a new label deal with Bad Boy Records/Epic Records. The youngest son of Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is grabbing the baton from his father as he steps into the role of being a music artist. [ALSO READ: Puff Daddy’s Son Christian “King” Combs Signs Deal With Bad… Read more »

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Metro Boomin Talks Kanye West Wanting To Form A Production Group & Young Thug Vs Future

(AllHipHop News) Metro Boomin clearly trusted Kanye West enough to have his famous tag lace Ye’s “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” off The Life Of Pablo. It appears the G.O.O.D. Music boss was interested in working even closer with the Atlanta-based producer. [ALSO READ: Metro Boomin Talks Working On New Music With Kendrick Lamar &… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Zulu Nation Replies To Afrika Bambaataa Child Molestation Accusations, Claims Government Conspiracy

(AllHipHop News) In the ongoing drama surrounding Afrika Bambaataa and allegations that he molested multiple children in the 1970’s, the Zulu Nation is now striking back with their own claims of a government conspiracy. In addition to claims of a government conspiracy, the Zulu Nation says that the NY Daily News and it’s reporters “have been compromised and… Read more »

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Eve Talks ‘Barbershop 3’ & Working With Nicki Minaj (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Even though Nicki Minaj is known to have been involved in very public spats with other female entertainers such as Lil Kim, Mariah Carey, and Miley Cyrus, there was no drama with her fellow leading lady cast mate on the set of Barbershop: The Next Cut. Co-star Eve stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about the… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar Praises Kobe Bryant Ahead Of The NBA Legend’s Retirement (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) NBA legend Kobe Bryant is set to hang up his basketball sneaks this week after 20 seasons in the league. As Los Angeles and the rest of the world count down the final moments of Kobe’s career, many people are reflecting on the legacy of the 37-year-old future Hall of Famer. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Shaq Talks… Read more »

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Drake’s ‘Views From The 6’ Will Be An Apple Music Exclusive For A Limited Time

(AllHipHop News) The latest outcome of the ongoing “streaming wars” is the announcement that Drake’s upcoming album, Views From The 6, will be available only on Apple Music for a limited time. According to Buzzfeed, the LP will be exclusive to the service for the first seven days after its April 29 release. [ALSO READ: Joe Budden… Read more »

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Rihanna Joins The Beatles In Second Place For Hot 100 Record

(AllHipHop News) Rihanna’s smash “Work” keeps helping the superstar singer cement herself in the record books. The single topped the Hot 100 chart for the eighth straight week, and RiRi is now in a tie with The Beatles for the second-most total weeks spent at #1. [ALSO READ: Rihanna Says She Can “Kiss It Better” In New Sensual Video]… Read more »

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Kanye West On Taylor Swift VMA Incident: “That Was The Beginning Of The End Of My Life” (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) At one point it seemed like the Kanye West/Taylor Swift conflict had died down. Then after the release of Kanye’s new album, The Life Of Pablo, the feud reignited because of Ye’s lyrics about at Taylor on “Famous.” [ALSO READ: Taylor Swift Responds To Kanye West’s “I Made Her Famous” Remark During Grammy Speech (VIDEO)]… Read more »

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Tyler, The Creator To Release T-Shirt That Compares Donald Trump To Adolf Hitler (PHOTO)

(AllHipHop News) There have been quite a few Hip Hop stars that publicly called out Donald Trump. However, Tyler, The Creator’s latest Instagram post blasts the Republican presidential candidate at a completely different level. [ALSO READ: Mac Miller Calls Donald Trump A “Racist Son Of A B*tch” (VIDEO)] The founder of Odd Future uploaded a photo to… Read more »

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DMX Accused Of Sexual Assault By Woman Arrested For Stealing His $30,000 Watch

(AllHipHop News) Earl “DMX” Simmons is facing allegations that he sexually assaulted a 25-year old woman in Costa Mesa, California. Police arrived at a local hotel at 6:44 in the morning after receiving reports of an argument taking place outside of the establishment. [ALSO READ: Will Dr. Dre and Kanye West Help DMX Come Back?] The woman… Read more »

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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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