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Big Boi Shows Off His Two Pet Owls

Big Boi is known for his love of dogs, specifically French bulldogs, but it appears he’s got a new favorite pet after the rapper purchased two owls. The former Outkast member has been chronicling the lives of his newest friends – named Hootie and Hoodini, respectively — on his Instagram account after welcoming them to the family…

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6ix9ine Denied Bail After Arrest for Assault of 16-Year-Old Boy

  6ix9ine was denied bail on Thursday (July 12) after being arrested in New York the previous day on an outstanding warrant issued in Texas for misdemeanor assault. Houston police have charged the “Gummo” rapper with choking a teenage boy at Galleria Mall during an altercation that allegedly took place in January. He is currently in…

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Dave East Shares Cover Art for New Mixtape ‘Karma 2′

Dave East is preparing to release new heat. The Harlem rapper shared cover art today (July 12) for his next mixtape Karma 2, which he says will drop sometime next week. The 2016 XXL Freshman tagged DJ Holiday in the post, so it looks like the Atlanta DJ will be coming through with the beats. Holiday also…

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Safaree Gets Booed and Bottles Thrown at Him After Ranting to Crowd at Recent Performancee

  Whether you’re an up-and-comer or a certified superstar, rough crowds are just a part of life as a performer. That’s a reality Safaree faced for himself when he was booed during a recent performance. Spitting his song, “Hunnid,” in front of a crowd at what appears to be New York City’s Dyckman Park, Safaree…

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Rising Rapper Young Ash Accused of Recruiting Fans for Credit Card Fraud

  Rising artist Young Ash may just have her musical career derailed after being indicted for check forgery and credit card fraud. According to a July 11 report from the NY Post, the burgeoning female artist was hauled into Manhattan Supreme Court for allegedly recruiting her fans to partake in a credit card scheme. Young Ash,…

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Music Investment Firm Purchases the Majority of The-Dream’s Catalog for $23 Million

  The majority of The-Dream‘s catalog of music has been purchased by Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited for more than $20 million. According to July 11 report from Billboard, the music investment firm, which is run by Beyonce’s former manager, Merck Mercuriadis, has paid $23 million for 75 percent of the singer’s catalog. Notable tracks in…

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Juice Wrld and Ski Mask The Slump God Give Tips on How to Avoid the Abyss

  If you listen to enough music from Juice Wrld, you know the rapper often talks about the abyss. An abstract concept, Juice Wrld and Ski Mask The Slump God shed some light on the abyss during a recent interview with Montreality published on July 10. Calling the abyss a place where everyone is trapped,…

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YG Arrested on Felony Robbery Charges Stemming from Vegas Casino Incident

YG has been arrested for his role in an assault on a man at the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The Bompton rapper is being charged with felony robbery for yanking the man’s chain off his neck and taking off with it. Unfortunately for YG, TMZ reports that surveillance cameras caught the entire…

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ODB’s Family Legally Threatens Lil Wayne over ‘New Dirty Bastard’

Lil Wayne found himself in the crosshairs of Ol Dirty Bastard’s family after he was sent a letter warning him and Young Money to refrain from capitalizing off the late rapper. Apparently, Lil Wayne and Young Money filed to register “New Dirty Bastard” which raised a few eyebrows. The warning letter which came as a…

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Pusha T Launches Hip-Hop App for Emerging Artists

Pusha T has launched an app called Heir which serves as a connector between the industry and fans. He worked with tech entrepreneur Summer Watson on the project who has worked on such applications as TuneIn and Playdom. Push also tapped Def Jam Records A&R exec Steven Victor and Epic Records A&R exec Joey Arbagey…

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