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Dr. Dre’s Detox Finally Gets Release Date

It has been just about 12 years since the release of Dr Dre’s last studio album, 2001 which was released in 1999. After many years

November 19, 2010 News
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50 Cent In The Studio With Kanye?, Names Album Producers

It looks like 50 Cent will take some time off from acting to once again pursue his music career. The rapper, who’s been on a

November 19, 2010 News
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DMX Arrested In Arizona (Again)

While T.I. may be tired of Jail…Dmx is not

November 19, 2010 News
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Eminem & Lil Wayne To Perform On Saturday Night Live

Earlier today, NBC announced that Eminem and Lil Wayne will perform their collabo No Love that appeared on Em’s multi-platinum album Recovery this coming December

November 18, 2010 News
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Jay-Z Defends Rap On The Daily Show

*update* Comedy Central Embeds aren’t working, watch the interview here. “The basis of this book was, I care about the culture and about rap and

November 18, 2010 News, Videos
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Nas Gives Insight To ‘Lost Tapes 2′

Nas sat down with XXL to discuss his highly anticipated ‘Lost Tapes 2′, and reveals how the sequel came about. “You record a lot of

November 17, 2010 News
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KiD CuDi’s MOTM2 Lands At #3 In Its Opening Week

The first week numbers for KiD Cudi’s sophomore album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager are in, and according to the

November 17, 2010 News
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Lil Wayne Summoned Over DNA Test, Sued Over Child Support By Grandmother

The grandmother of an 8 year old Missouri boy has requested that Lil Wayne take a paternity test to prove he’s the father of her

November 17, 2010 News
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Drake’s Sophomore Album Gets A Title

Young Money’s Drake, the GQ Man of the Year has been busy working on his sophomore album

November 17, 2010 News
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Profiles Are Back, Claim Yours

What’s good Def Sounds soldiers? As you can see we are work in progress with the new site lay-out, and as many of you guys

November 16, 2010 News
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50 Cent Facing Copyright Infringement Suit

New York rapper 50 Cent is facing a lawsuit from an author who is claiming that the G-Unit general took the idea for his album/movie

November 15, 2010 News
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Jay Electronica Signs To Roc Nation

The Roc Nation roster just got stronger as Jay-Z signed Jay Electronica to the label. During a performance at The Box in NYC, Jigga announced

November 14, 2010 News
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50 Cent Gearing Up To Star In New Movie “Set Up” Along Side Bruce Willis

50 Cent is getting ready to star in a new flick entitled Set Up. The G-Unit general is set to co star with Bruce Willis

November 07, 2010 News
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Kanye West & Jay-Z’s “Watch The Throne” To Be Released In Early 2011

Towards the end of October Kanye announced that the collaborative EP, Watch The Throne, with Jay-Z has turned into a full length album that was

November 05, 2010 News
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Lil Wayne’s Probation Docs Surface, Banned From Alcohol & Drugs For 3 Years

With Lil Wayne being released from prison yesterday after serving 8 months of a year long sentence, he has some very strict probabition rules to

November 05, 2010 News
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[Update] Charges Dropped Against Gucci Mane

Earlier this week DS reported that Gucci Mane was arrested in Atlanta on a slew of charges including driving on the wrong side of the

November 04, 2010 News
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Lil Wayne Released From Prison

Hip Hop superstar Lil Wayne has been released from New York’s Rikers Island early this morning, just before daybreak after serving eight months of a

November 04, 2010 News
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T.I. Says No Mercy Is His Best Work Yet

Atlanta rapper T.I. who is currently incarcerated in an Arkansas federal prison on a probation violation, wrote up a letter addressing the support from his

November 04, 2010 News
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Joell Ortiz Is No Longer Signed To E1

After being signed to E1 formally known as Koch since 2007, Joell Ortiz has officially severed ties with the label. Joell took to twitter, leaving

November 04, 2010 News
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T.I.’s ‘No Mercy’ Drops This December, Plus The Video For The Lead Single “Get Back Up” + Artwork

Despite going back to the Caged King, Tip will still drop his upcoming album No Mercy on December 7th. Atlantic Records stated T.I.’s 7th solo

November 03, 2010 News
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Gucci Mane Arrested For A Slew Of Charges

Gucci Mane seems to be following down Tip‘s slippery road of getting pulled over while driving and then being arrested. Gucci is looking at alot

November 02, 2010 News
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T.I’s Wife Tiny Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Charges

Clifford Harris’ household is looking at a shake up as T.I. reported to jail yesterday, November 1st, his wife Tiny appeared in court at roughly

November 02, 2010 News
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T.I. Begins Serving His 11 Month Prison Sentence

After being arrested in September on drug charges, then failing a drug test and violating his federal probation, T.I. was sentenced to 11 months in

November 01, 2010 News
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Nicki Minaj Links Up With Eminem For Pink Friday

Nicki Minaj is gearing up to release her highly anticipated Pink Friday and she plans to pull out all the stops. Rap-Up has learned Nicki

October 28, 2010 News
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KiD CuDi Says He Lost His Passion For Rapping, Will Put Out A Rock Album

With his forthcoming album dropping on Nov 9th, KiD CuDi gets up with MTV News Extended Play, and speaks on how he’s lost his passion

October 28, 2010 News
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President Obama Handpicks Common To Perform At Chicago Rally

President Obama has reached out to Chi-Town emcee Common to perform at an upcoming rally that will take place in Chicago. On Saturday, October 30th

October 27, 2010 News
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Joe Budden Gives Possible Release Date For Slaughterhouse/Shady Debut

Even though many fans thought the Slaughterhouse move to Shady would’ve been a lot quicker and some fans may have even given up on the

October 27, 2010 News
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Saigon’s “The Greatest Story Never Told” Will Finally Be Released

Saigon is finally 100% free from Atlantic Records as he links up with Kottonmouth Kings and Suburban Noize Records to release his long delayed LP

October 26, 2010 News
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