It's been a busy few days for hip-hop news. Here are some links to stories you may have missed while in the midst of 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' madness courtesy of thedrop.fm:

Las Vegas authorities shut down Flavor Flav's Fourth of July fireworks show. Guess this is revenge for '911 Is A Joke?' [Read more]

Olivia Salazar, FilmMagic

The results are in and Flo Rida is not the daddy. Maury needs to do an all hip-hop week on his show. [Read more]

Chris Brown revealed that his new album is titled 'X' and that Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and his ex (?) Rihanna will  make appearances, [Read more]

Some people thought Usher's Independence Day playlist sucked. How'd you feel about it? [Read more]