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:: Congratulations to Dr. Dre, who tops Forbes’ list of 2014’s highest-paid musicians! The hip-hop mogul brought in a whopping $620 million this year. Beyonce comes in second place (duh) with $115. [Huffington Post]
:: Young Jeezy is cleared of gun charges that stemmed from an arrest in August… More »
:: While “Anaconda” rapstress Nicki Minaj claims that her VMA wardrobe malfunction was real, sources told TMZ that it was all for the show. Well, it totally worked because everyone seems to be talking about it. [TMZ]
:: Young Jeezy has been arrested on firearms charges, which may or may not be related to… More »
Ne-Yo peruses convenience store aisles and stops by a kid’s birthday party in his new “Money Can’t Buy” video, released August 1.
He hangs out outside the historic Capitol Records building in Los Angeles, then runs off to a secluded beach when it’s pitch black outside. The whole point of his new video,… More »
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:: Lady Gaga’s ex-assistant has struck a tell-all deal for her book titled Fame Monster. She took Gaga to court last year seeking unpaid overtime, claiming that she was expected “to be working and available 24/7,” while Gaga reportedly called her a “fucking hoodrat.” [Page Six]
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Ne-Yo has spent the past few years writing dutifully for divas like Celine Dion and Rihanna. Around this time last year, he was even speaking on behalf of Beyonce regarding her self-titled album. But he returns to the spotlight today (May 27) on his own, with a song recalling his earliest days as a prolific… More »
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:: Songwriter Carole King was deemed MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year, and to pay tribute, Lady Gaga performed a raw rendition of the tender “You’ve Got a Friend” (above). Both King and James Taylor won Grammys for their respective version of the No. 1 hit. [AP]
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:: Madonna has hand-selected Katy Perry as the first guest curator of her Art For Freedom project. The “Roar” diva will work with the Queen of pop to select posts for the web-based initiative. [Madonna.com]
:: An Oscar is the only award missing from songwriter Diane Warren’s trophy cabinet and she’s… More »
Beyonce began to conclude her Mrs. Carter Show concert in Nashville, Tennessee’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday (July 13) with a small tribute. “I’d like to have a moment of silence for Trayvon,” she said, beginning her concert just 30 minutes after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin.
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Mariah Carey has debuted a “#Beautiful” remix in which she reunites with Young Jeezy for the first time since Carey’s 2008 album E=MC². Jeezy compares a new love to famed drug dealer Frank Lucas and calls her a habit, revising his coke raps to aptly describe how infatuation feels. It’s a fun twist to the… More »
As Mariah Carey builds anticipation for her next album out July 23, she hit the studio Friday night with Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy and producer Mike WiLL Made It. The studio sessions mark Carey and Jeezy’s second collaboration since “Side Effects” from Carey’s 2008 album E=MC².
Jeezy did not specify whether they were… More »
Ludacris is from Atlanta, GA. He often likes to remind us of that in song, most recently on Big Boi’s “In the A,” an ode to ATL a.k.a. Hotlanta a.k.a. The A, apparently. Atlanta is part of “The South,” and rappers from that region tend to be very proud of that fact, often making entire… More »
Chris Brown’s beef with Drake dates back to June 2012, when the R&B singer and the rapper fought inside a New York nightclub. Based on his new verse in a remix to Young Jeezy’s “R.I.P.,” Brown does not plan to smooth his relations with October’s Very Own anytime soon.
“Dearly departed, I bought… More »
Rihanna has assembled a beast of a crew for the remix of her Mike WiLL Made It-produced “Pour It Up.” Rick Ross, T.I., Juicy J and Young Jeezy are all on the reworked track, with RiRi only appearing in short bursts. T.I. sounds like he’s having the most fun here, and the less said about… More »
When 50 Cent first announced Street King Immortal, he was still appearing in Vitaminwater ads and Justin Bieber was still rocking the swoop haircut. The album is finally set for a release this spring, and to remind people that, yes, it exists and is happening, Fiddy has premiered the video for “Major Distribution.”
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While most musicians were exuberant following President Obama’s re-election last night (November 6), Young Jeezy seems to have a post-election hangover. He has dropped the political song “We Done It Again,” and while it’s a celebration of Obama’s victory, the lyrics focus on the myriad ills still facing the country. Proclaiming “We waitin’ on a… More »
After years of exchanging disses, Gucci Mane feels hard-pressed to settle the score with fellow Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy. Despite having just wrapped his new mixtape (Trap God, out October 17), Gucci still felt inspired enough to record “Truth (Not a Jeezy Diss)” — in sum, a rehashing of details fit for Degrassi: The Next… More »
Election Season is right around the corner, and it’s a time when all Americans ask “Wait, what’s the electoral college again?” and head to the voting booths in support of their candidate of choice. This year, with the amount of key issues at play, the upcoming decision is an important one, and has musical artists… More »
As previously reported, Rick Ross and Young Jeezy’s dormant feud reignited when the rappers and their crews got into a scuffle backstage at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards taping on Saturday (September 29). TMZ has obtained footage of the incident, which appears to show Ross in a shoving match, though it’s tough to tell who’s… More »