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Kanye West Tops Grammy Nominations

Hip Hop, Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Kanye West topped the 2012 Grammy Award nominations on Wednesday with seven nods for the West albums “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” and “Watch the Throne”. According to The New York Times, Kanye West landed seven Grammy nominations on Wednesday, including Best Album nominations for both “My Beautiful Dark Twisted read more

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Drake Tops Billboard with Take Care

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

The new Drake album called Take Care debuted in the number one position on the Billboard 200 on Wednesday only a week after Take Care was released.

Heavy D Remembered by President Obama

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

The funeral service for rapper Heavy D was held at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York on Thursday where mourners heard a letter written by President Barack Obama.

Heavy D Funeral Service Scheduled

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

The funeral service for rapper/actor Heavy D will take place next week at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York. According to New York Daily News, friends and family of Dwight Arrington Myers, aka Heavy D to fans, will hold a public viewing and wake on November 17 read more

Heavy D Dies Suddenly at 44

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Rapper and actor Heavy D died on Tuesday at the age of 44 in Los Angeles after collapsing outside of his Beverly Hills home. According to the Los Angeles Times rapper Heavy D, whose real name was Dwight Arrington Myers, died in an emergency room at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center read more

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Soulja Boy Arrested in Georgia

Rap - 6 years ago by Alison Cox

Controversial rapper Soulja Boy has been arrested in Georgia on felony charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute plus possession of a firearm. According to Reuters, Soulja Boy was arrested with three bodyguards and the driver of the Cadillac Escalade on drug and weapons charges after a routine read more

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Tone Loc Collapses in Atlanta

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Rapper Tone Loc collapsed in Atlanta during a concert in Georgia on Saturday of what his manager said was exhaustion. Tone Loc collapsed only a day after fellow rapper Rick Ross suffered two separate seizures. According to TMZ, rapper Tone Loc collapsed onstage during a Saturday show in Atlanta and read more

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Rick Ross Cancels North Carolina Concert

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Rapper Rick Ross canceled a homecoming concert in Greensboro, North Carolina on Saturday night after Ross suffered two separate seizures on Friday while attempting to travel to Tennessee for a show at the University of Memphis. USA Today reports that Rick Ross canceled his homecoming show at the Greensboro Coliseum read more

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Rick Ross Recovers from Flight Seizure

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Rick Ross is recovering after the rapper suffered a seizure on-board a flight to Memphis and had to be resuscitated by paramedics. According to Billboard, rapper Rick Ross is alive and conscious after early reports had Ross being resuscitated by paramedics after a seizure while traveling on a flight to read more

Lil Wayne Number One on Billboard

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

Now that the new Lil Wayne album called Tha Carter IV has sold 964,000 copies in its first week of release, Lil Wayne will top of the Billboard chart next week. According to MTV, Lil Wayne nearly made history with Tha Carter IV and two consecutive million selling album debuts read more

Soulja Boy Angers Military Vet Over Lyric

Rap - 6 years ago by Troy Rogers

The popularity of Soulja Boy slipped with the armed forces after a military veteran took issue with the lyrics of the Soulja Boy single “Let’s Be Real.” According to TMZ, retired Marine vet Fred A. Flores wants Soulja Boy to apologize for negative lyrics made against the military in his read more