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The-Dream Debuts Tracklisting for ‘1977’ Internet Album
Though producer-singer The-Dream threatened to retire after the release of his last album, 'Love King,' he has since returned with a new single and an 11-song internet-only effort to tide fans over until the release of his official fourth album, 'The Love, IV: Diary of a Madman...
Kool G Rap Calls Himself ‘Too Old School’ for Social Media
Queens gangsta rap pioneer Kool G. Rap has maintained a reputation as a "rapper's rapper," respected for his influence on MCs like Nas, Jay-Z and Rick Ross.
Promoting his upcoming fifth LP, 'Riches, Royalty and Respect,' G. Rap has revealed that while he strives to stay current with his mus…
Chamillionaire Takes Control of His Career and Music
Chamillionaire's career has come full circle. After transitioning from the Houston underground rap scene to the mainstream, with six years at Universal Records under his belt, Chamillionaire is back in control of his career. Last month, the 31-year-old officially parted ways with the label afte…
50 Cent Says He Shut Down World Star Hip-Hop
World Star Hip-Hop, a popular rap blog, was shut down this morning. When the news broke, many in the community attributed the site's disappearance to the Department of Homeland Security's fierce war on piracy that shut down hip-hop sites like OnSmash and Rap Godfathers in an online raid la…
Soulja Boy Details Digital Media Success to WSJ
Soulja Boy recently sat down with journalist Lee Hawkins for a new segment of the Wall Street Journal's 'Weekend Conversations,' where the 20-year old rapper dropped some knowledge on the benefits of digital media.
The 'Crank That' singer explained that launching several per…
Court to Willie D: No Internet For You
Geto Boys rapper Willie D was arrested in May for running an iPhone scam operation on eBay. The 42-year-old Houston MC, born William James Dennis, allegedly posed as an electronics salesman for a phone company called Texas One Wireless, directing buyers away from the popular internet auction site to…