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Cassidy Busted For Pot Possession & Outstanding Warrant

Jersey City, NJ – Cassidy was apparently arrested this past weekend for smoking weed in his car. The “Hotel” MC was parked outside his house in Jersey City, New Jersey on Sunday (November 19) when cops peeked into his ride, smelled marijuana and ended up arresting him, according to TMZ. Cops say they saw a joint in clear view on Cassidy’s dashboard, which prompted their search. The battle rap veteran was apprehended for marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia after ficers found a bag weed and a grinder used to crush weed in the car. Cassidy was also booked for...
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Challenge Accepted: Why Kendrick Lamar Picks Unusual Beats

Kendrick Lamar has a pretty comfortable spot among Hip Hop’s elite right now but that doesn’t mean he’s pulling his foot f the gas. In a new interview with Variety, Kung Fu Kenny explained that his main focus in music right now is challenging himself in the booth. That’s exactly why he selected some unusual and unorthodox beats for latest album, DAMN. “I probably wouldn’t be doing music if I couldn’t find things to challenge me,” he said. “So I have to find an f-beat pocket and learn how to rap f beat in a way so that when...
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Eminem's "Revival" Gets New Release Date … Maybe?

Much to fans’ disappointment, November 17 came and went without Eminem’s new album, Revival. Although the date was mere speculation to begin with, it quickly circulated around the internet as that magical day Hip Hop fans would finally get a Slim Shady album, his first since 2013’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2.  Now, the same site that initially sparked the rumor is back with another projected release date for Em’s ninth studio album. According to HITS Daily Double, Revival will hit the shelves on December 8. “U2 is now expected on 12/1 and Eminem is believed to be coming on 12/8,”...
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Hip Hop Album Sales: Lil Peep Hits Billboard 200 For 1st Time Following His Death

In the wake Lil Peep’s death, his debut album Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 1 has hit the Billboard 200 chart at #169 for the week ending November 16. The 21-year-old emo rapper died on November 15 from a suspected drug overdose. Chris Brown’s Heartbreak On A Full Moon saw a 31 percent decline in sales but is still holding the #3 slot, while Post Malone’s Stoney reenters the Top 5 at #4. Elsewhere on the chart, Offset, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin’s Without Warning project sits in the Top 10 at #6. Lil Peep Charts For 1st Time Lil Peep delivered...
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Kendrick Lamar & Future Help Hip Hop Land 5 Songs In 2017's Top 10

This year, Hip Hop proved its status as the most popular genre with five songs in the Top 10 BuzzAngle’s Hitmakers list. The list has traditionally been one the most accurate indicators the most consumed music in the United States. It examines all genres and determines what music people are really listening to based on data. The list, created by the team at Variety and BuzzAngle Music, takes into account audio streams, video streams, radio spins, Shazam tags and song sales to determine what the top 30 songs 2017 are. Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” sits at the No. 3 spot with 4,426,608...
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XXXTENTACION Just Initiated All His Fans Into His New Cult

Controversial Florida rapper XXXTENTACION appears set on spreading positivity after last week’s dustup with members Migos’ entourage. He’s now revealed that his fans are no longer fans, and are instead members his cult, according to a series video messages recently uploaded to social media. “I’m going to stop calling you guys fans,” XXXTENTACION said. “I’m going to start calling you members my cult. This is a cult, not a fanbase. This is far more genuine than a fanbase.” He continued to expand the important thinking creatively while including screen text that suggested his fans cult members should join the circus or learn...
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Mariah Carey Reportedly Signs With JAY-Z’s Roc Nation Management

New York City, NY – Mariah Carey is signing with the management arm  JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, according to Page Six. The publication reports that Carey is hoping the move will help her regain some her shine and comes shortly after she fired her former manager, Stella Bulochnikov, earlier this month. “Mariah’s] cleaning house,” an anonymous souce told Page Six. “She is getting legitimate people, assistants, a lawyer, and Stella is not happy about it.” Page Six previously reported that Carey’s backup dancer, Bryan Tanaka, had taken over as her day-to-day manager, though it has since been confirmed that his role is...
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Cardi B Previews New Music On Instagram

Cardi B may have put the brakes on the release her debut album for now, but that didn’t stop her from previewing part a new verse on the ‘Gram. In the video, which was uploaded on Monday (November 20), Cardi animatedly raps along to the song. The caption suggests that the track will be a release from fellow Bronx rapper Chubbie Baby. “@itschubbiebaby when the fuck this shit coming out ??!!,” Cardi B wrote in a caption to the video. Chubbie Baby reposted the clip, writing that Cardi “went crazy” on the song. “Stay tune I got you @iamcardib the roll...
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CNN's Angela Rye Received Death Threats After She Began Dating Common

CNN political commentator Angela Rye became a target  malice, receiving death threats after she started dating Common, according to TMZ. The couple reportedly became an item this summer and soon after, Rye began receiving harassment and threats phone, social media and email. The cops became involved after the situation escalated with Rye’s harasser referencing specific locations where she and Common were that weren’t made public. According to the court documents, Rye received a particularly threatening email on August 5. The message said, “Yr dumb dead ass gonna be found in a river” and “Let me catch ya ass I’m put the paws...
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21 Savage Calls Out "OG Rappers"

21 Savage stepped on his social media soap box Tuesday (November 21) to berate veteran Hip Hop artists for judging the “new generation.” In a Twitter post, he defended those who make “drug user music” and challenged the pioneers the culture to change. “Why do so many these ‘Og Rappers’ judge the new generation?,” he wrote. “They say we make drug user music like making drug selling music is better what’s the difference? What about the fact that rap is the number one genre music right now none y’all acknowledge that. Artists been snorting cocaine and smoking crack since...
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