Rap mogul Diddy recently opened up about how he deals with his relationship disputes and revealed how he resorted to therapy after Biggie Smalls' death over a decade ago.
Speaking in a Playboy Magazine interview, Diddy also cleared up rumors about him being bi-polar.
"I've gone to therapy for relationships I've been in, for tragedies I've been through," he revealed in an interview. "I think therapy is good. I've been called… Continue
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Former Young Money artist Omarion recently discussed parting ways with Lil Wayne's camp to pursue his solo career.
According to the former B2K frontman, he felt privileged to be in his current position as an artist and executive.
"It feels amazing," Omarion expressed. "Amazing, and the reason why it feels amazing is because I would have never thought at 25 I would have the opportunity to be in this position. A lot of… Continue
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With recent talks of Kid Cudi's long-awaited "How To Make It In America" preparing to debut early next year, the rapper-turned-actor recently hit up SOHH to speak on the show's overall theme.
Cudi explained why he related to the show's concept.
"I can't really reveal too much," Cudi explained to SOHH. "But, I'm really excited about it, it's a great story it's kinda like the grind part of 'Entourage.' It's from the ground up,… Continue
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By: Kadeem Lundy
Rapper Lupe Fiasco recently expressed his outrage in regards to a song being released to the public without his permission.
The track "I'm Beaming" was leaked on Christmas Eve night by a unknown party. The rapper says that he has planned to pursue legal action to find out who leaked the track and to press charges against the individual(s) responsible, as the rapper has claimed the track to be… Continue
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50 Cent recently questioned why the media tends to not grill his former G-Unit member Game about going against one of the main rappers who helped him reach success, himself.
According to Fif, Game is often never given questions about attacking him despite the fame he helped provide him.
"Let me ask you a question, when you see Game, do you say, 'Yo, why you talking about 50, you wouldn't even be here if it wasn't for him," Fif asked DJ… Continue
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Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West got into the holiday spirit over the weekend and made a retreat out to Los Angeles to help and serve lunch to the homeless in California.
According to reports, Yeezy was accompanied by his associate Amber Rose at the Los Angeles Mission.
"It's just important [to give back] when you're very blessed," West said. West showed up ready to work. He went straight for the kitchen, put on a apron… Continue
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Memphis Bleek has discussed his reasons for not joining Jay-Z's Roc Nation and explained how he is out for himself these days.
According to Bleek, he would rather prove his own success without being Hov's artist.
"I coulda went to Roc Nation, but then what am I getting out of that?," Bleek asked in an interview. "Another $150,000 check advance, then I come out [and] sell 300,000 probably, somebody makes two or three million,… Continue
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Rap veteran Snoop Dogg recently spoke on the overwhelming success of music newcomer Susan Boyle and shared his thoughts on her multi-platinum record sales status.
According to Snoop, Boyle is offering the music consumers something new and fresh.
"That state of the industry, there's so many different artists, so you have a lot to choose from," Snoop explained in an interview. "When I came, there wasn't nobody coming like me.… Continue
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Uh-oh. According to ESPN, Manny Pacquiao is on the verge of suing Floyd Mayweather, Jr for defamation. Reportedly, Mayweather, Sr and his camp have repeatedly accused Pacquiao of juicing.
“Enough is enough. These people, Mayweather Sr., [Mayweather] Jr. and Golden Boy Promotions, think it is a joke and a right to accuse someone wrongly of using steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs,” said Pacquiao, who denied that he has ever… Continue
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By Roman Wolfe
Controversial rapper Eminem has agreed to refrain from performing homophobic lyrics during an upcoming festival in the United Kingdom next summer.
Organizers of the popular Wireless Festival 2010 were fearful that various gay rights groups, such an OutRage! would picket the concert.
According to UK’s Evening Standard, OutRage! has agreed to refrain from picketing the concert, as long as… Continue
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Rapper/Singer Drake has paid homage to the memory of late singer Aaliyah and publicly expressed his thoughts on her death nearly a decade ago.
Writing via his popular Twitter page, the Canada-based emcee spoke on Aaliyah.
"I miss Aaliyah...," he wrote this week. "I hope you hear the words in my music and smile knowing you inspired them all." (Drake's Twitter)
Past reports suggested an Aaliyah biopicture film was in the… Continue
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New reports suggest Birdman's Cash Money Records imprint may possibly be joining forces with rap mogul Lyor Cohen's Warner Music Group.
While details are sketchy, meetings have already been placed into motion.
If worked right, this merge could be HUGE! Last week while Baby and Lil Wayne paid a visit to a Manhattan courthouse for Wayne's gun case (he'll be sentenced Feb. 9th), they also paid visit to Warner Music Group's HQ's.… Continue
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R&B veteran Mary J. Blige's Stronger With Each Tear is reportedly en route to debut next week with roughly 320,000 sold copies.
According to weekend estimates, Blige will likely fall behind singer Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream.
With one week remaining in the chart year, Susan Boyle and Taylor Swift are now less than 100k apart in their battle for the best-selling album of 2009. Susan Boyle (Columbia) 600-625. Mary J.… Continue
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G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently spoke on his upcoming mixtape projects and hinted at Trick Daddy preparing to drop one going at fellow Southern rapper Rick Ross.
While speaking on working with 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks, Whoo Kid said Trick has reached out to him for an anti-Ross project.
"I do like a couple every month," Whoo Kid explained in an interview. "My next joints that I'm doing, I don't even know. I got so many people… Continue
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Fabolous' upcoming There Is No Competition 2 mixtape with DJ Drama has been scraped for 2009 as a result of scheduling conflicts.
According to F-a-b-o, the tape will drop early next month.
"Sorry my twiggas spoke 2 Dj Drama.. Last minute he had 2 go away 4 the holidays so we couldn't finish the mixtape. But...," he wrote on Christmas via Twitter, "We will now drop it Top of January & now u can start 2010 off right wit Loso!… Continue
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Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden recently spoke on the status of his team joining Eminem's Shady Records and expressed the impact it would have on hip-hop.
According to Jump Off, becoming a Shady artist would be strengthened by having Em as a visible sign of support.
"I would like that -- I think if that happens, wrap it up hip-hop," Budden told radio personality Tony Touch. "I'm f*cking great either way. I always said I would… Continue
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R&B singer Lloyd recently spoke on his relationship with Lil Wayne and explained why signing to Young Money has not been given a green light yet.
According to the Atlanta-based singer, he has no plans to rush moving onto a new label.
"A lot of people think I'm already signed over there, but the truth is that I'm still a free agent and I haven't signed with Young Money/Cash Money," he said in an interview. "I don't want to… Continue
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By: Ismael AbduSalaam
Reports are circulating that mogul Jay-Z will take his wife Beyonce Knowles’ last name in an effort to maintain her family’s legacy.
The power couple, who wed in a private ceremony in April 2008, will exchange surnames. Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, will now be known as Shawn Knowles-Carter. Beyonce will keep Jay’s last name and remain Beyonce Knowles-Carter as listed on the wedding… Continue
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By: Ismael AbduSalaam
Multi-platinum songstress Mary J. Blige is rebuking reports that she punched her husband Kendu Isaacs in the face Tuesday night at her NYC album release party.
According to initial reports from anonymous “sources,” the fight occurred when Isaacs was seen flirting with several female waitresses, causing Blige to strike and taunt him.
“She turned to him and was screaming,… Continue
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By: Ismael AbduSalaam
Entrepreneur P.Miller and son Romeo made sure thousands of children this year in Watts, California had a good Christmas after dispersing a U-Haul truck full of toys.
In partnership with the non-profits Reachback LA and OneMillionGifts.org, Miller and Romeo supplied the gifts over several hours to a line of recipients that spanned five blocks around the Bradley/Milken Youth and Family… Continue
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