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Nas’ “Life Is Good” Projected As Rapper’s Sixth #1 Album On Billboard Charts

 First-week projections for Nas‘ tenth studio album, Life Is Good, which was released on Tuesday (July 17) are predicting sales of over 115,000 units. Athough concrete numbers for Life Is Good will not be coming in until next Wednesday (July 25), it is expected that Nas, who has released eight platinum albums consecutively, will secure his sixth #1 album on…
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Fred the Godson loved the Adidas ‘slavery sneakers’

Fred the Godson loved the Adidas 'slavery sneakers' that were the source of so much controversy a little over a month ago. The rapper said in an interview that he didn't think the shoes were meant to intentionally offend anyone."I ain't gonna lie man, those joints are hot," Fred said in an interview. "But I…
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Rapper Ms. Melodie Confirmed Dead

The Boogie Down Productions affiliate and onetime wife to KRS-One has reportedly died. Details are still emerging. Ms. Melodie (a/k/a Romona Parker) of Boogie Down Productions fame has been confirmed dead this afternoon. Anonymous sources confirmed the tragic news to TheUrbanDaily.com, although the cause and details are still unknown. In addition to releasing 1989's Diva on Jive/Zomba Records, Melodie, a…
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Mac Dre Protege PSD tha Drivah Charged With Sexual Assault

Former Mac Dre protegé PSD tha Drivah has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a Bay Area woman. The rapper, born Steven Davison, appeared in court yesterday. The District Attorney’s office accused PSD of committing a lewd act, sexual penetration against the victim’s will, battery and assault. The incident unfolded in an apartment on July 2, when the victim…
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Crooked I Says Death Row Records Owes Him $1 Million

These days, Crooked I is recognized as one of the game's best. As a member of Slaughterhouse and the backing of Shady Records, the west coast spitter has risen above his Internet fame and is reaching a much larger audience. But, for those who have followed his career, things haven't always been easy. In the early 2000s,…
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Meek Mill Apologizes For “Amen,” Church Boycott Lifted

Meek Mill apologizes for offending Pastor Jomo K. Johnson for his song "Amen." Last week, Meek Mill found himself in hot water with local Philadelphia pastor Jomo K. Johnson calling for a ban on his song "Amen," which Pastor Johnson found to be sacrilegious. Now, in a recent interview on BET's "106 & Park," the Maybach Music rapper apologizes for any perceived slights. Meek said…
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Large Professor Recalls Nas’ Aborted Jay-Z Diss Track

In addition weighing in on who won the battle of Nas versus Jay-Z, Large Professor says the original version of "Ether" was produced by Swizz Beatz. Given the fact that Nas and Jay-Z have now reconciled their 2001 beef, the question of who won the legendary battle between them always makes for an entertaining interview. When…
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Rick Ross Sued For Almost $2 Million Over Canceled Nigerian Concert

 Rapper Rick Ross, his sister Tawanda Roberts and his manager Michael Lighty are being sued for almost $2 million in damages, by a United Kingdom promotional company over a canceled 2011 concert in Nigeria. The lawsuit was filed on July 3 in the Supreme Court of New York, by Zons P.R., a UK-based company organized to…
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Former Porn Star Bree Olson Explains Recording First Hip Hop Song

Exclusive: Veteran producer Mike Gonsolin and former porn star Bree Olson released "Hollywood Douchebag" this month, and highlight the experience.Adult film star and model Bree Olson released her first retail music single this month (July 6), "Hollywood Douchebag." Available on iTunes, the song produced by and featuring Mike Gonsolin chronicles the superficial life of Hollywood celebrities,…
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