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Posted on November 19th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Beloved hip-hop pioneer and Long Beach native Snoop Dogg received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday (November 19). Pure joy from @SnoopDogg as he makes his way to see his Hollywood Star. pic.twitter.com/Ce43incBts — Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) November 19,...
Posted on November 19th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
It was reported that Tekashi69 is a “rapping gangbanger who dealt drugs and ordered shootings of rivals to maintain the status of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods,” according to federal prosecutors during sweeping indictment Monday. Tekashi was charged for racketeering...
Posted on November 19th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
Two black country singers just made history today. Jimmie Allen‘s debut single “Best Shot” debuted at no. 1, making him the first black artist to score a career no.1 with a debut single at country radio. Alongside, Georgia native, Kane Brown‘s sophomore album,...
Posted on November 19th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
Universal Pictures announced earlier today that they have entered into a first-look production agreement with Janelle Monáe’s Wondaland Pictures, the film division of her multimedia company Wondaland. Monáe, her managing partner Mikael Moore, Creative Director Chuck...
Posted on November 19th, 2018
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RK Jackson
When news broke of Diddy's ex-wife and mother to his four kids Kim Porter passed, her colleagues across the industry and friends and family alike offered their condolences across the internet. With an entryway filled with candles and black and white photos of Porter,...
Posted on November 19th, 2018
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Kadijat Salawudeen
Just days before his debut album was set to drop, Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was reportedly taken into custody by federal authorities late Sunday night.  According to reports, the rapper was charged under RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), a law...
Posted on November 18th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
Earlier this week, a live show producing company known as Base Entertainment opened a casting call for people to audition for the late XXXTentacion in a yet-to-be-named TV pilot that is scheduled to be shot in LA between January and February 2019. The casting call was...
Posted on November 16th, 2018
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Kadijat Salawudeen
It’s no secret that Iggy Azalea is going independent. After all, she announced earlier this month that she’s free and officially done with Island Records. “I’m free to release whatever kinda music I like, whenever I’d like woooo!” said the ‘Fancy’...
Posted on November 15th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
Think It’s a Game Records (TIG) and YFN Lucci recently partnered with music tech company, Rap Plug Inc, to discover new talent and collaborate with established music industry professionals. They’re calling out all Artist, DJs, Singers, Producers and more for a...
Posted on November 15th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
Beyoncé purchased full ownership of her clothing line Ivy Park from Topshop, cutting ties with the company and its co-founder after he faced claims of sexual harassment and racial abuse. Bey originally owned 50 percent of her clothing company. Activist groups have been...
Posted on November 14th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
West Coast legend Snoop Dogg will finally be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was long overdue . Snoop will be honored with a commencement host by Jimmy Kimmel that will be held  on Nov. 19. Through the years of his career, Snoop has shown fans that...
Posted on November 14th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
On Tuesday, AOL confirmed that Lil Jon opened the doors to Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School in eastern Ghana. The new school was part of the rapper’s support of Pencils for Promise, an organization that builds schools in developing countries. "Lil Jon is one of our most...
Posted on November 14th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
It was reported that Thugger was released from DeKalb County Jail in Georgia on Wednesday after serving six days. The rapper was locked up after his probation was revoked due to a failed drug test. A local new chanel in Georgia released footage of thebrapper in the court...
Posted on November 14th, 2018
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Derêka K. Bennett
The Migos were the recent guests on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke series. While riding through Los Angeles in James’ SUV, Quavo, Takeoff and Offset joined in on a rap along to a handful of classic and current r&b and hiphop songs. You’ll see the rap trio...
Posted on November 13th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
On Friday (November 9) a judge sentenced Jimmy “Henchmen” Rosemond to two life sentences for his role in the murder of former 50 Cent affiliate, Lowell “Lodi Mack” Fletcher. In response to his sentencing, Henchman penned an open letter to AllHipHop. “I continue...