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Archived Since:January 13, 2011

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2 Chainz Prepares Sophomore Album for Fall

2 Chainz will be a busy man this summer. The rap titan is preparing to release his follow-up to 'Based on a T.R.U. Story' in the fall. The southern spitter revealed the news via Twitter. "FEATURES ON HAULT... NEW ALBUM ON THE WAY SEPTEMBER TENTH!!!!" he tweeted. By the use of all caps, it's apparent Deuce is excited about the Sept. 10 release date

Mariah Carey's Dress Busts Open During 'GMA' Performance

Mariah Carey gave viewers across the nation a surprising morning hello when she experienced a wardrobe malfunction during the "Good Morning America" Summer Concert Series. The revered songstress was decked out in a pink Versace dress...Show More Summary

Fat Joe Brings Future Along for 'Love Me Long Time'

Fat Joe is wearing his heart on his sleeve for his new single, "Love Me Long Time," which arrives following his Wiz Khalifa and Teyana Taylor-assisted track "Ballin'." Joey Crack dotes on his woman but questions if she'll be around even if the funds are not. Show More Summary

Janet Jackson Earns Billionaire Title

Janet Jackson can make a remix to Lil Wayne's "A Milli" and title her track "A Billi" since that's just what she is now: a billionaire. The revered pop star earns the title as a result of her 10 albums, handful of tours and various roles in films.

Rick Ross and Birdman Debut Joint Project, 'The H: The Lost Album, Vol. 1'

Hip-hop powerhouses Rick Ross and Birdman bring their lyrical talents together for "The H: The Lost Album, Vol.1," a collaboration the duo created utilizing songs crafted in 2008 studio sessions. The Maybach Music Group leader and the Cash Money head honcho deliver their signature rhymes for 11 tracks. Show More Summary

Black Hippy Release 'U.O.E.N.O.' Remix

By now it seems like every rapper has jumped on the remix to Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." After Rick Ross' controversial molly lyrics on the track received national attention, it seemed to grow even more popular. Adding a fresh spin on the effort,...Show More Summary

Kid Ink Sets Release Date for 'Almost Home' EP, Touring With Kendrick Lamar

Kid Ink will move from mixtape projects to an EP next week. The Los Angeles native will debut the 'Almost Home' EP, a collection of five new songs and a remix of his current track "Bad Ass." The tattooed rhymer has already worked with the likes of Meek Mill and Wale on the aforementioned track. Show More Summary

Kelly Rowland Reschedules Lights Out Tour

Kelly Rowland's new gig has caused her to cancel and reschedule dates on her Lights Out tour with The-Dream. The "Talk a Good Game" creator has just been added as a judge on the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Due to the demands of this new job, she won't be able to commit to the demanding touring schedule.

Ciara and Nicki Minaj Kick Men to the Curb on 'I'm Out'

Now this is a collaboration that both C-Squad fans and Barbz have been waiting for since news hit that Ciara and Nicki Minaj were in the studio together. First came "I'm Legit," off the rapper's "Re-Up" LP, and now a follow-up jointShow More Summary

Birdman Welcomes Paris Hilton to Cash Money Roster

Some hungry rappers are probably angry over news that Paris Hilton - yes, the socialite - has signed to Cash Money Records. Recently, Hilton appeared in the video for Rich Gang's "Tapout," which featured Christina Milian as her partner-in-crime. Now her cameo makes even more sense considering Rich Gang is headed by Birdman.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's Baby Shower Invite Is Top-Notch

Next month, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will be celebrating the arrival of their unborn child with a baby shower on June 2. Never one to do anything less than stellar, the couple's invitation for the event is a major production. TMZ issued the first image of the flashy invite, which is a music box. Show More Summary

Arrest Warrant Issued for 'Dead' Rapper Tim Dog

An arrest warrant has been issued for a "dead" rapper. Bronx native Tim Dog, who found fame in the early '90s with his controversial song "F--- Compton," is being sought by police after a Mississippi judge granted the warrant because...Show More Summary

J. Cole Performs 'Born Sinner' on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' Reveals Competitive Spirit Against Kanye West

J. Cole returned to the stage on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night, adding some new flavor to his track "Power Trip" by performing alongside the Roots. Dressed in a leather color block sweatshirt, the Roc Nation rapper moved through the track, which touches on a love spell a woman has on him.

T.I. and Lil Wayne Lead a High-Speed Chase in 'Wit Me' Video

When T.I. and Lil Wayne get on a track together, the end result is a gem. The same can be said for when they show up in the same video. Such is the case with 'Wit Me,' their newest visual collabo. The Hustle Gang head honcho and Young Money leader embrace the sunny skies and warm weather of Miami in the clip, directed by Phillyflyboy. Show More Summary

Beyonce Releases New Anthem, 'Grown Woman'

Move out of the way because Beyonce is playing no games. The R&B superstar's highly anticipated new track, "Grown Woman," has leaked in full and the effort is an anthemic work of art. Produced by Timbaland and co-written by The-Dream, the driving tribal beat finds Mrs. Carter boasting about her achievements as she sings "I put it down like that" and "I'm makin' all these racks."

Chief Keef Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Chief Keef is all too familiar with a jail cell. Just two months ago, the "Love Sosa" rapper was in a juvenile detention facility and yesterday, he was arrested in Georgia, placing him back behind bars. The Chicago native was apparently...Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Hit With $3.4 Million Tax Lien

Mary J. Blige is in financial trouble once again and the amount is no small change. According to TMZ, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has been hit with a $3.4 million tax lien from the IRS. This amount adds to the $900,000 she still owes to the state of New Jersey. Apparently MJB failed to pay income taxes from 2009 to 2011. Show More Summary

T.I. Taps Lil Wayne for 'Wit Me'

T.I. and Lil Wayne are teaming up once again, only this time they're not out to "Ball." The rapping duo join forces for "Wit Me." Released by Tip, the bouncy track commences with Weezy talking about what else: a woman's nether regions. "Put my d--- in your face/ Put my gun in your purse/ Put my work in your p----/ B---- don't come on the work," he raps.

Wale Releases New Song, 'LoveHate Thing'

Sometimes your enemies are closer than you think, and such is the case for Wale, who's talking about just that on his new track, "LoveHate Thing." The soulful song, which is the second single from his third album, "The Gifted," details the Maybach Music Group rhymer's troubles with friends who wish for his downfall as he rises to the top.

The-Dream Teams Up With Kelly Rowland for 'Where Have You Been'

The-Dream is gearing up to release his fifth studio album, "IV Play," on May 28 and before he does that, the singer is making sure to give fans some new music to listen to. "Where Have You Been" is his newest offering, which also features...Show More Summary

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