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4 hrs ago | MTV

50 Cent Calls Diddy's New Single 'Garbage,' Compares Him To Milli Vanilli

"Puff still out there, he don't even need a record, 'cause he don't got one," 50 said to Baltimore's 92Q Jams this week.

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

8 hrs ago | Spin

Drake Sued Over Sample Listed as Being Properly Licensed

Realness, or Drake's new-school conception of it, is central to his persona, but does that apply to liner notes? The Toronto rapper and singer may need to pay a pretty penny for "Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2," the expansive Jay Z collaboration from last year's Nothing Was the Same .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Jazz, Jimmy Smith

8 hrs ago | MTV

Drake Sued Over 'Pound Cake' Sample

"Only real music is gonna last. All the other bulls--- is here today and gone tomorrow."

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Related Topix: Jazz, Jimmy Smith, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

10 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Time Is Illmatic: New Doc Goes Behind the Scenes of Hip-Hop's Greatest Album

Nas entered the Beacon Theater in a suit. It was a nice suit, a cool grey number with a blue tie, well-tailored.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Illmatic, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, Drugs

12 hrs ago | FMQB

Quick Hits: Coldplay, Forbes' wealthiest rappers, American Idol, The Whigs

Coldplay has announced a handful of intimate live shows in support of their upcoming album Ghost Stories .

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Related Topix: Coldplay, World News, Germany, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Binghamton, NY

15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Alexa Ray Joel gets right back in tune

Singer, songwriter and rock royal Alexa Ray Joel bounced back like a pro after collapsing during a weekend performance at the Cafe Carlyle.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Gramercy Park (New York, NY), Pianoman, House, Christie Brinkley, Wedding, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Spin

Jay Z's Made in America Festival Goes Bicoastal

It's Manifest Destiny for the Magna Carta Holy Grail rapper. Fresh off his Coachella appearance with Nas and Puff Daddy , Jay Z is continuing the West Coast vibes with an announcement today: The hip-hop mogul's Budweiser Made in America festival is adding a Los Angeles arm.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Rap

LA Daily News

Jay-Z to bring a Made in Americaa festival to downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend

Jay-Z performs at the "Made In America" music festival during 2012 in Philadelphia.

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Bride's Magazine

Bonnie and Clyde Forever: Beyonc and Jay Z Are Reportedly Touring Together This Summer

You ready Bey? We don't think so. The ultimate power couple is at it again: Page Six reports that the husband and wife duo are upping the ante on their collaborative ways with a rumored joint stadium tour this summer.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Rap

Cleveland.com

AC/DC not retiring; final 'X-Men' trailer; Jay Z and...

Wednesday's entertainment news includes the final "X-Men: Days of Future Past" trailer, Jay Z and Beyonce tour rumors and AC/DC squashing retirement talks.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Budweiser Made in America to Expand in 2014

Shawn "JAY Z" Carter, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Los Angeles are bringing the spirit of "Budweiser Made In America," to Los Angeles during the 2014 Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Lancaster County, PA

Examiner.com

The Mr. and Mrs. Carter show: Beyonce, Jay Z talking about world tour

Singer Beyonce and rapper Jay Z perform onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music

Forbes.com

Michael Jackson: King Of Pop, Rock And Soul--And Hip-Hop?

Though many refer to Michael Jackson simply as "The King of Pop," his full nickname-dreamed up by longtime pal Elizabeth Taylor-was "The King of Pop, Rock and Soul."

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Celebrities, Rap, Hip-Hop, Kanye West

New York Magazine

Bill Oa Reilly to John Calipari: How Do You Get Black Kids to Listen...

Wildcats head coach John Calipari, who's been known to pal around with Jay Z and Drake, appeared on The O'Reilly Factor last night, setting off Bill's long-running beef with what he calls "hip-hop stuff."

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ContactMusic.com

Jay Z And Beyonce Team Up For Summer Tour - Report

Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly taking their talents on the road for a U.S. stadium tour this summer .

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Rap

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Buzzsugar

15 Pharrell Hits You Didn't Even Know He Made

Yes, everyone knows that Pharrell Williams was a producer before he started getting us all dancing with "Happy," but you may be shocked to know that he had a hand in some of the biggest songs of the '90s and early 2000s.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, No Doubt, Kelis, R-N-B

The Huffington Post

Nas On Jay Z Battle: 'Hip-Hop Changed After It'

Nas brought Jay Z out on stage at Coachella last weekend, but 10 years ago both men were engaged in one of hip-hop's most famous rap battles.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, New York, Illmatic

HipHopDx

[News] Dana Dane: "Illmatic" Passed Baton From Rakims & Big Daddy Kanes To Nas, Biggie, Jay Z

Exclusive: "Nas, Dana Dane says, "is one of the greatest storytellers" and that "Illmatic" set up what Eminem and Biggie did.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Illmatic, Rap, Nas, Celebrities, Hip-Hop, Eminem

Daily Mail

Beyonce and Jay Z celebrate their fabulous lives with a brunch at Venice hotspot

Boston remembers: Three families whose loved ones perished in marathon bombings attend somber wreath laying ceremony on one year anniversary of deadly attack 'Roses are red, violets are blue.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Venice, CA

HipHopDx

[News] Rolling Stone Names Top 50 Things At Coachella 2014

Rolling Stone lists items featuring Chance the Rapper, OutKast, Kid Cudi and Nas and Jay Z among its list of "50 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2014."

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Rap, Nas, Celebrities, N.E.R.D.

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