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Ice Cube Confirms “Last Friday” Movie Officially In The Works

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May 19th, 2017

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The inimitable Ice Cube stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday (May 16), where he sat down with the British host and singer Jason Derulo to discuss music, Cube’s BIG3 ......

Kool G Rap Will Never Include Rappers Who Use Ghostwriters In His Top 5

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May 19th, 2017

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Younger artists and fans may be more forgiving of ghostwriting in Hip Hop, but it is still viewed as a cardinal sin by the O.Gs of the game. During an appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the ......

Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Are In the Studio Finishing “PRhyme 2″

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May 19th, 2017

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PRhyme‘s self-titled debut was, by all accounts, a classic. Subsequently, the duo — Detroit rapper Royce Da 5’9 and legendary producer DJ Premier — earned a nod for Album Of The Year in the 2014 ......

Book Giveaway: The Untold Story Of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur & The Birth Of West Coast Rap

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May 10th, 2017

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Here’s your chance to win a signed paperback copy of Ben Westhoff’s “Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap.” The ......

Kool G Rap Prepping “Return Of The Don” Album Produced Entirely By MoSS

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May 10th, 2017

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From a technical standpoint, not too many MCs have the lyrical versatility of Kool G Rap. The godfather of Mafioso rap has been on hiatus for most of the decade, having just one full-length ......

Funkmaster Flex: Biggie Wouldn’t Have Died If Tupac Didn’t Lie About Quad Studios Shooting

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May 10th, 2017

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Funkmaster Flex is continuing to catch flak over comments he made about the 1994 Quad Studios shooting involving Tupac Shakur. In another Instagram Live video, Funk Flex has added a layer of ......

ScHoolboy Q Avoids Felony Armed Robbery Charges

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May 10th, 2017

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ScHoolboy Q caught a big break this week when a DA chose to dismiss his armed robbery case. Unbeknownst to fans, Q was under investigation for felony armed robbery following an incident that took ...

MC Eiht & DJ Premier Give 1st Taste Of Collaborative Album “Which Way Iz West”

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May 2nd, 2017

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As a member of the West Coast gangster rap collective, Compton’s Most Wanted, MC Eiht stepped onto the scene with the group’s seminal It’s A Compton Thang album in 1990. Two years later, their ......

Chief Keef Arrested In Miami

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April 12th, 2017

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Chief Keef continues his roller coaster journey as, shortly after celebrating his first platinum plaques, he’s been arrested in Miami. TMZ reports that Sosa was cruising along in a green ......