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20 Rappers & Singers Who Suffered From Addiction

While some superstars are able to overcome addiction and clean up their acts quietly and swiftly, it takes others years of struggling with drug or alcohol abuse and “rock bottom” career-threatening moments including arrests, near-death experiences or worse to admit that help is needed. Check out 20 Rappers & Singers Who Suffered From Addiction.

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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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Nas Launches Independent Label Mass Appeal Records

Nas is launching Mass Appeal Records that will serve as an independent label for two releases: a 'Lost Tapes 2' project and a posthumous Pimp C album.

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Jay Z Releases ‘Tom Ford (Remix)’ Featuring Pimp C

While Jay Z celebrated his 44th birthday yesterday (Dec. 4), he also took time out to remember his late friend Pimp C, who died six years ago on Dec. 4, 2007. Hov dropped a remix to his summer hit 'Tom Ford,' which features a verse from the late UGK member.

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ICYMI: Prince’s Amazing Artwork, 10 Signs You’re A Trap Lord + More

News you may have missed courtesy of our sister site The Drop:

Prince proves that he has one hell of a sense of humor with the release of the artwork for his new single, 'Breakfast Can Wait.'

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Beyonce’s ‘I Been On’ Remix Features Bun B, Scarface, Slim Thug, Willie D, Z-Ro and Lil Keke

Beyonce's keeping it trill for the remix to her hometown ode, "I Been On." How trill? She recruited Texas natives Bun B, Z-Ro, Scarface, Willie D, Slim Thug and Lil Keke for the remix.

Sadly, she's one Bushwick Bil

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Kidz in the Hall: ‘Occasion’ LP Is a Party Starter, Bun B Arrives

A land of "f---ery" is where Kidz in the Hall crafted their fourth album, 'Occasion.' Where does such a place exist? In Los Angeles, Calif., according to producer Double-O. The hip-hop duo, compris

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Yung L.A. Covers Duck Face Tattoo With L.A. Dodgers Logo

In a disturbing new video, Yung L.A. covered up the duck tattoo on his face with a huge L.A. symbol.

The confused young MC was the subject of much scrutiny when word of his pink duck face tattoo hit the web two weeks ago. The microphone-wielding duck image was actually the logo of

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Bun B Threatens With Lawsuit Over Knockoff T-Shirt

Bun B is no friend to bootleggers. Yesterday, Bun threatened legal action in response to a tweet by Complex writer Joe La Puma, linking Bun to a bootleg t-shirt bearing his likeness on hip-hop webstore MixUnit.com.

"Unless there's a contract with me/estate, you're looking at a lawsuit," Bun tweeted, upon viewing the link. The t-shirt in question depicts

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Trill Entertainment Employees Reinstated for Murder Charges

A Louisiana state appeals court has reinstated attempted murder charges against Trill Entertainment managers, Melvin Vernell Jr., and Marcus Roach. The two, both 37, are charged in the 2005 shooting of local rapper Bruce "Beelow" Moore. Lawyers for

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