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3 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Jay Z Once Wrote a Song for Bugs Bunny

As we continue the transition to digital media in the modern age, one thing we've lost is liner notes.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, The Weather Girls, Pop/Rock, Will Smith, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

HipHopDx

[Videos] DX Daily - Jay Z's Alleged Extorter, RZA & Raekwon, Nicki Minaj's Rap Return

In today's edition of DX Daily , Chauncey Mahan denies allegations that he attempted to extort millions of dollars from Jay Z. Mahan, who is accused of requesting a $100,000 "storage" fee for holding the masters to In My Lifetime Vol.

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Related Topix: Music!, Wu-Tang, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Raekwon, RZA

Examiner.com

Producer Chauncey Mahan Allegedly Extorts $100,000 from Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z

Police recently arrested former Jay Z producer Chauncey Mahan for allegedly attempting to extort $100,000 from the Hip Hop mogul, in exchange for master recordings containing some of the rapper's biggest hits.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Roc, Alternative

Spin

Drake on Jay Z: He's 'Somewhere Eating a Fondue Plate'

If Drake's recent hiring as ESPYs host was any indication, the rapper loves sports; so much so that he was named a Global Ambassador for his home team, the Toronto Raptors.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

OhNoTheyDidnt

Nicki Minaj focusing on rap music and not crazy outfits for new album

The "Nicki Minaj is returning to her hip-hop roots" narrative is already in high gear, even though Minaj has yet to officially release a track from her forthcoming album The Pink Print .

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Nicki Minaj, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Rap

RTE.ie

Jay Z won't attend Kanye's wedding - report

Rapper and record producer Jay Z won't be attending Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Wedding, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks

Examiner.com

Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Iol.co.za

Jigga ditches Kanye at the altar

The rap mogul has reportedly told his close friend that he, wife Beyonce Knowles, and their two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy will miss the nuptials - which are expected to take place in Paris next month - because they are uneasy about the fact the celebrations will be filmed for the brunette beauty's reality show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Wedding, Hip-Hop, Rap

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Jay-Z escapes extortion plot

The 'Tom Ford' rapper is allegedly being blackmailed by a former intern, who has demanded $110,000 to return master recordings of tracks such as 'I Just Wanna Love U ' and 'Holla'.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA

Suria

Jay Z in $30 million blackmail plot

Jay Z is at the centre of a $30 million blackmail plot as a former intern has demanded $110,000 in exchange for master recordings of tracks he made in 2002 and 2003.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Jay Z Target Of Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Extortion Plot

Jay Z was the target of an alleged multi-million dollar extortion plot that was thwarted by the LAPD Friday , according to TMZ .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Northridge, CA, Live Nation

Vibe

Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Pharrell To Perform At iHeart Radio's First Awards Show

The heart-pumping line-up features Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharell, Shakira, Pitbull, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and more of your favorite hitmakers.

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GPB.org

Library Of Congress, How Could You Forget Run-D.M.C?

Rap and hip-hop have been around for decades and have become one of America's most successful cultural exports.

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Related Topix: Dance, DMC, Rap, Run DMC, African-American, Winston-Salem State University, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Hollywood Reporter

Coachella 2014: Half a Dozen Ways Week 2 Topped Week 1

Daft Punk with Arcade Fire, Billie Joe Armstrong with the Replacements, Jay Z with Pharrell are the second-week highlights.

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Related Topix: Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Replacements, Business News

HipHopDx

[Editorials] Schott Free Revisits Jay Z's Demo & 5 More Unforgettable Loud Records Stories

From grabbing a copy of Wu-Tang Clan's "C.R.E.A.M." fresh of the recording reels to digging up samples for Mobb Deep, Schott Free shares rare stories from Loud Records.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, RZA, Method Man, The Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, Opinion

USA Today

Blake Shelton, Drake lead iHeartRadio Awards performers

Blake Shelton, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Pitbull, Shakira and Thirty Seconds to Mars will perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing live on NBC May 1. Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Lantern

Review: Karmin goes from classical training to Columbus stage

Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan perform as Karmin at Newport Music Hall April 19. Credit: Mark Batke / For The Lantern The blueprints of the duo in itself, consisting of Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, aren't unique.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Karmin, Art Garfunkel, Cher, Celebrities, Berklee College of Music, Rap, Black Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Coachella 2014: Pharrell Williams brings out Jay Z, Usher, T.I., Pusha T and more

Williams has superstar connections because he is part of the production team The Neptunes but Williams always took a more starring role because of his memorable falsetto.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dance, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Usher, T.I.

Sat Apr 19, 2014

MTV

Happy Anniversary, Illmatic : 20 Surprising Facts About Nas' Debut

It's stunning to think that Nas ' debut album, Illmatic, was released 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Belly, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Illmatic, Hip-Hop, Pete Rock, Celebrities

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Free Republic

The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2014 [Crap...

Less than a decade later, rappers are closing in on ten-figure fortunes, and he's the nearest of the bunch.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, 50 Cent

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