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Daily Recap – 10/18/11

Jay-Z Spreads Knowledge To Kids With ‘Millionaire’ Cartoon

Steve Stoute Talks About Working With Jay-Z, Nas, and “The Tanning of America”

Jay-Z, Kanye West Sued Over Watch The Throne Sample

Andre 3000 Is Set To Appear On B.o.B’s New Album

Grafh Is ‘A Fan’ Of Rick Ross, Lil Wayne Labels

Eminem, Lil Wayne Named ‘Gods Of Rock’ By GQ

Rapper Soulja Boy jailed on drug, weapons charges

Drake Embraces His ‘Emo’ Side Despite Criticism

Raheem DeVaughn Speaks On Occupy DC Arrest

Mixtape Daily: Future Is The Future Of Hip-Hop

Wiz Khalifa Talks Inspiration with CNN

Slim The Mobster on Signing With Dr. Dre, ‘War Music’ Mixtape, Meeting Eminem


Daily Recap – 10/17/11

Drake Finds ‘King’ Crown Heavy On Take Care

Kanye West and Jay-Z Add More Dates To “Watch The Throne” Tour

Rick Ross Taking Khaled’s Tour Bus Home After Seizures

Russell Simmons Co-Signs Irv Gotti for Def Jam Prez

50 Cent Will Feed One Child For Every Facebook “Like” His Energy Drink Gets

DJ Premier Refused To Let Justin Bieber Be A Part Of The BET Cyphers

Drake ‘Was Begging’ To Act On ‘Saturday Night Live’

Interview: Wale Talks About Making “Focused” With Kid Cudi and Why “Ambition” Will Be A Classic

Coldplay/Rihanna Duet ‘Princess Of China’ Leaks Online

The Roots Plan New Album for December

Nicki Minaj, Pitbull To Host American Music Awards

Roc Nation Signs Producer Jahlil Beats

Def Jam’s 25th Anniversary Dinner [Photos]

Future Fulfills Demand With Streetz Calling Mixtape

Lil Wayne, Birdman And Nicki Minaj All Laughs On Video Set

Dr. Dre Talks Up Latest Beats By Dre Options

Lil Wayne Prepping Human Being And Rebirth Sequels

Lil’ Kim Drops ‘Spend A Mill,’

Andre Harrell Launches Global Talent Search With

Music Veteran Wendy Day Launches “How To” Music Book Series

Lil Wayne Shows Support For Odd Future




Daily Recap – 10/14/11

Rick Ross Doing ‘Good’ After Plane Scare

Drake Releases Nicki Minaj Featured ‘Make Me Proud’

Jeopardy Pays Homage To Cam’ron With $800 Dollar Question

Def Jam VP Reacts To Irv Gotti’s Negative Comments

Drake Promises ‘Larger-Than-Life’ ‘SNL’ Set

Nicki Minaj Very ‘Selective’ About Next Project

Bun B to Appear On Rick Ross’s God Forgives, I Don’t

Russell Simmons is Willing to Go to Jail for Occupy Wall Street Movement

Gilbere Forte, Some Dreams Never Sleep

David Banner Occupies Wall Street, Calls Movement ‘Eye Opening’

Mac Miller Hits 1 Million Twitter Followers, Drops Mixtape [Download Now]

Get Ready For Beyonce’s Maternity Line

Hi Rihanna: Rappers Name-Drop Rihanna in Rhymes

A$AP Rocky Signs to RCA Records

DMX Quits Cocaine, According To TMZ and His Pastor

Ne-Yo, Girlfriend Welcome Second Child

Method Man Explains Why He Wants To Distance Himself From Weed

Drake Gets Candid on His Fling With Serena Williams, Weezy Vs. Jay-Z and Alleged Pusha T Diss

Despite Courtroom Tirade, Wu-Tang Producer Granted Bail

Chris Tucker Facing Foreclosure On Home

Nelly Says He’s Still Hip-Hop, Despite Crossover Success


Daily Recap – 10/13/11

How Andre 3000 Ended Up On Drake’s ‘Take Care’ Album

Mary J. Blige Speaks on New Nas & Rick Ross Collabos

Mobb Deep Speaks on the Making of ‘The Infamous,’ Art, Life and Death, and Hip-Hop in Queensbridge

Michael Eric Dyson Explains Why He Created A Jay-Z Academic Course

T.I. To Appear A Several Remixes Including Ke$ha’s “Sleazy”

Did Slaughterhouse Take Shots At Jay-Z, Kanye West On BET Cypher?

Bun B Represents For Hip-Hop At Occupy Houston

Drake Admits To Getting His Heart Broken By Rihanna

DJ Khaled Invites Uncle Luke to Radio Show to Explain His Recent Rant

Rappers Turn Waiters for Charity at Doug E. Fresh’s Restaurant

Royce Da 5’9’s ‘Hi, Rihanna’ Line Gets A Response Following BET Cypher

Dr. Dre Contemplates Getting Back To DJing

Big Boi Takes Plea Deal In Drug Case

Future Explains Difficulty Shooting ‘Tony Montana’ Video

Yo Gotti Says Zed Zilla ‘Could Be The Next One’

Lupe Fiasco Responds To 50 Cent’s Alleged Dis



Daily Recap – 10/12/11

Jay Electronica Pleads For Diddy Time, Warns Machine Gun Kelly

Drake Talks Marrying Nicki Minaj, Being Hurt by Rihanna, and Never Having a Threesome

Eminem, Slaughterhouse And Yelawolf Shut Down ‘Shady 2.0 BET Cypher’

Kanye West To Headline This Year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

J. Cole Holds on to Top Spot, Styles P Debuts on the Charts

Nas Celebrates 20 Years in Hip-Hop, Interviewed by Tyler, the Creator in New XXL

Beyonce’s Team Shoots Down Fake Baby-Bump Rumors

John Singleton In Talks to Direct Tupac Shakur Biopic

Big Sean Says He Got Nicki Minaj’s ‘Dance (A$$)’ Verse For Free

Dr. Dre Says He Focused on Working With Kendrick Lamar and Slim The Mobster

Big Winners Chris Brown, Lil Wayne No Shows At BET Hip-Hop Awards

Method Man Talks About Putting On A Good Live Show & Buying Weed With Snoop Dogg

Nicki Minaj And Pitbull Celebrate AMA Nominations

Will Smith Reunites With DJ Jazzy Jeff & Records New Music

Lil Wayne Claps Back At Uncle Luke Over Miami Comments

9th Wonder Will Not Appear on Drake’s ‘Take Care’

Peep J. Cole Rapping In His Dorm At 19-Years-Old

Obie Trice Calls Eminem ‘My Real N*gga;’ Preps New Album Featuring Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre Goes Wireless With 2011 Holiday Beats Line

Young Jeezy and T.I. Open The 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

Machine Gun Kelly, Meek Mill, Skillz Stand Out At BET Hip Hop Cyphers

DMX Hits the Stage With Swizz Beatz at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards

LL Cool J Salutes Hip-Hop’s Growth At BET Awards

Heavy D Rocks The Stage At BET Hip-Hop Awards

The Roots, Erykah Badu, Bootsy Collins, Biz Markie Pay Homage To Sylvia Robinson

Game Proposes To His Longtime Girlfriend

Young Buck Reportedly Facing Asset Liquidation


Daily Recap – 10/11/11

Nicki Minaj Admits to Contemplating Suicide

Jay Electronica And Prodigy Trade Bars On “Call of Duty”

Beyonce Says Jay-Z Represents “The American Dream”

Rihanna Is The Sexiest Woman Alive

Alicia Keys charity to honor late Beatle guitarist

Kanye West’s ‘Lost In The World’ Still Set To Be A Single

Juelz Santana Says The Diplomats Don’t Want To Rush Reunion Album

T.I., Young Jeezy, Rick Ross To Rock ’11 BET Hip Hop Awards Tonight

Nas Goes Back To The Projects For ‘Nasty’ Video

Big Sean, Future Kickoff New BET Rising Icons Season in NY

Beyonce and Jay-Z Expecting First Child in Feb 2012

Future Declares His Debut Album ‘Timeless’

T.I. Looks Forward To Fashionable Future With Akoo

Childish Gambino Says Camp Tells ‘A Whole Story’



Daily Recap – 10/10/11

Kanye West Makes Appearance At Occupy Wall St

Michael Eric Dyson On Jay-Z Georgetown University Course

Rihanna Earns 20th Top 10 Single, Makes Billboard Charts History

Irv Gotti Attempts To Sign Nas Damaged Relationship With Jay-Z

Rick Ross Releases God Forgives, I Don’t Cover Art, Talks Jay-Z, Lil Wayne Beef

Rick Ross’ God Forgives Will Have Others ‘Chasing’ Sound

Drake Pushes Take Care Back To November

Mary J. Blige To Celebrate My Life With Concert

Bidder Offers A Millie For Pac Sex Tape Soundtrack

Irv Gotti And Suge Knight Planned To Unionize Artists

Nicki Minaj Rocks Pleather, Talks Life Goals In Cosmo

Method Man Wants To Work With Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator

Big Sean Brings I Am Finally Famous To NYC, Previews New Track ‘All I Know’

RCA Shuts Down Jive and Arista Records

Lil Wayne Remembers Steve Jobs In PSA

Ice Cube Talks About the Death of Raiders Owner Al Davis

Mixtape Daily: Trouble Introduces Greenlight Mixtape



Daily Recap – 10/7/11

Talib Kweli Performs New Song at Occupy Wall Street

Beyoncé Still Runs The Game In ‘Countdown’ Video

Mos Def to Play Free Show in Brooklyn Tomorrow

Rick Ross Names His Favorite Rappers

Made U Look: Drake Takes Care Of Business In New York City

Diggy Simmons Promises to Never Curse in His Rhymes

Method Man Explains Why He Teamed Up With Sour Patch Kids

The Breakfast Club Talks To Styles P About Industry Fakers and Possible Lox Album


Daily Recap – 10/6/11

Irv Gotti Says He’s ‘Best Man’ For Def Jam Presidency

Jay-Z And DMX ‘Did Not Like Each Other,’ Irv Gotti Says

Tupac’s Family Will Sue Anyone Who Releases His Sex Tape

Pusha T Reveals Final ‘Fear of God II’ Tracklist and Release Date

Frank Ocean Announces New Dates For Solo Tour

Rihanna Beats Madonna’s Top 10 Chart Record

Rapper Jim Jones guilty in NY Bentley driving case

Lil’ Cease Denies Claims By Ex-LAPD Officer On 2Pac And Notorious B.I.G. Murders

Snoop Dogg Gets NBC Sitcom Deal

Beyonce Tells A Disapproving Simon Cowell To ‘Criticize That!’

Beyoncé’s Confusing ‘Countdown’ Lyric Revealed

Method Man Recalls Complimenting Britney Spears’ Backside

Young Jeezy Sample ‘Cool,’ Above & Beyond Say

Big Sean Responds To Naked Pic Scandal and Clarifies His, Um, Size

Diplo Recalls How a Bar Fight Almost Ruined His Chance To Work With Beyonce

Eminem’s Former Collaborator Chaos Kid Commits Suicide


Daily Recap – 10/5/11

J. Cole Debuts At Number 1, Pushes 217k

Jay-Z Congratulates J. Cole On #1 Album

More From Former Cop Concerning The Murder Of The Notorious B.I.G.

Rick Ross Makes ‘Magic’ With Mary J. Blige

Rick Ross Talks Young Jeezy, Kreayshawn Beef, New Album and More

Tupac Sex Tape Photos Leak [Photos]

Uncle Luke Issues Stern Warning To Lil Wayne, Diddy

Beyonce’s ‘Countdown’ Video A Bridge To The Past

B.o.B Tells Pop Fans He’s Returning To His Rap Roots

LL Cool J Proud To Pave The Way For Drake, Others

Willow Smith Spits Flames With Nicki Minaj on ‘Fireball’

Eminem Introduces 50 Cent’s ‘Shady Murder’ Record

Does Questlove’s Cousin Have Skills? Watch The New Video From Young Gliss

A History of Taylor Swift’s Love Affair With Hip-Hop

Everything You Need to Know About Drake’s ‘Headlines’ Video

T.I.’s ‘I’m Flexin’ ‘ Is ‘A Blessing’ For Big K.R.I.T.

Wiz Khalifa Didn’t ‘Plan’ Amber Rose Wedding Fake-Out

50 Cent Joins Director Jesse Terrero For “The Pursuit”

Wiz Khalifa On Chevy Woods: ‘It’s His Time’


Daily Recap – 10/4/11

Vybz Kartel Officiall Charged With Murder

Jay-Z and Beyonce Raise A Million Dollars For Charity

Drake Ties Diddy for Most No. 1 Rap Songs

Rihanna to Release Sixth Album “Talk That Talk” on November 21

Diddy Asks For Prayers, Admits Wrong After T.I. Incident

Porno Sites Bid For Tupac Shakur Sex Tape

Angela Yee Talks To Pusha T About Sex on VA Beach and Losing His Virginity

Kanye West ‘Gave Everything’ He Had At Fashion Week

Alicia Keys will write music for Broadway show

The Neptunes Introduce Buddy’s ‘Awesome Awesome’

Guru Gets Limited Edition Converse Kick

Happy Birthday, Black Thought And Talib Kweli!

Juelz Santana Talks About His Hometown and Performing at SOBs

T.I. Says He Didn’t Mean to Disrespect Diddy in Club Compound Incident

T.I. Gets Customized ‘Beats By Dre’ Headphones

Rihanna Thinks White People Expect Too Much Of Her

Bun B., Rakim, Pharoahe, Jean Grae Judge Rappers During Red Bull EmSee Competition

Trae Tha Truth Opens Emergency Children’s Shelter in Houston

Senator Leland Yee In Hot Seat Over Fundraiser With Too $hort

Michael Jackson’s Second Posthumous Album To Be Released Next Month

Kelly Rowland ‘Excited’ To Be Beyonce Baby’s ‘Auntie’

Tone Loc Pleads No Contest To Gun/Domestic Violence Charges



Daily Recap – 10/3/11

T.I., DMX Make Surprise Appearances At BET Awards

T.I. Celebrates Birthday In Atlanta With B.o.B, Maino, Nelly And More

Rapper T.I. shows at daughter’s group concert

T.I., Taylor Swift perform surprise duet in Ga.

Kanye West’s Fashion Show ‘Monumental,’ Ciara Says

Kanye West Responds To Fashion Critics

Taylor Swift and Kanye West High-Five Each Other Now

Jay-Z Calls Back-And-Forth With Lil Wayne ‘Just Sport’

Jay-Z Will Release Paperback Edition Of Decoded Next Month

Rihanna Says She’s No Role Model

Details About The Tupac Sex Tape

The Diplomats Break Down Past Issues With Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella

Rihanna Tells “Vogue” That Her Sexy Image Is Just An Act

Drake Takes Center Field In ‘Headlines’ Video

Sylvia Robinson Funeral Taking Place Oct. 11th

Papoose Set On ‘Proving’ He’s King Of New York

Termanology, French Montana, Rico Staxx, Wais P, And Sean Cross Rep The BET Cypher



Daily Recap – 9/30/11

Is Freeway Signing With Young Jeezy?

Jay-Z Throws A Carnival For College Kids’ Scholarships

Mos Def To Appear at The Brooklyn Museum Next Month

Kanye West To Headline Big Day Out 2012

Rick Ross Producer Aone Advises: ‘Get Ready’

Drake Takes A Shot At Larry Bird In A New ‘NBA 2K12′ Commercial

Mac Miller Breaks Down ‘Frick Park Market’ Video

The Gap Drops Wu-Tang Clan T-Shirt

Rick Ross, Wiz, Lupe Added To 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Hip-Hop, NBA Collide At Basketball Fundraiser For American Heart Association

T.I. Drops ‘I’m Flexin’,’ His First Post-Prison Track

Idris Elba Confirms And Addresses “James Bond” Rumors

Doing The Most! Nicki Minaj’s 15 Wackiest Accessories

Game Threatens to Record Another 50 Cent Diss Track

Glasses Malone Refuses To Rely On Cash Money


Daily Recap – 9/29/11

Styles P Breaks Down The Meaning Of ‘MC’

J. Cole’s Debut Album on Pace to Sell Over 240K Copies

Rapper TI released from Atlanta halfway house

L.A. Reid Says Kanye West is on Prince’s Level

Sylvia Robinson Co-Founder of Sugar Hill Records Dies

Lil Wayne Channels Jimi Hendrix For New Vibe Cover

B.o.B Reveals Album Title, Strange Clouds

Nicki Minaj Plans To Work Alongside Lady Gaga

T-Pain puts his own effect into new “T-Pain Mic” (Reuters)

Wyclef’s Yele Haiti Continues To Rebuild Nation; Introduces New Training Programs

Mac Miller Jumps On Maroon 5 Remix

Pretty Boy Gav, Foxy Brown’s Brother Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

50 Cent Attacks Lil Wayne, Game On ‘Love, Hate, Love’

Glasses Malone And Jay Rock Have ‘No Sympathy’ In New Video


Daily Recap – 9/28/11

Eazy-E’s Son Wants to Play Dad in N.W.A Movie

J. Cole’s “Sideline Story” earns warm reviews

Jay Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Vinyl

Juelz Santana Confirms ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’ Album With Lil Wayne

50 Cent Disses Lil Wayne for Skating and Wearing Tight Pants

Happy Birthday, Young Jeezy!

B.o.B Reveals Title Of His Second Album

Eric B. & Rakim Land Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nomination

Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West & Eminem Only Rappers on Top 40

Foxy Brown’s brother gets prison for NYC ID theft

Amber Rose Disses Funkmaster Flex, Says She Hasn’t Married Wiz…Yet

Kid Cudi Talks About His Surface to Air Collaboration

Lil Wayne’s Success ‘Gratifying’ For Mystikal

T.I. Releases New Verse, Plans First Annual ‘A King of Oneself’ Brunch

Trey Songz is the New Face for Rocawear’s Newest Fragrance – Evolution

Machine Gun Kelly Wants to Do Collabo LP with DMX

Rare Beastie Boy Images To Be Showcased At L.A. Art Gallery

Soulja Boy’s Life Chronicled In Upcoming Documentary ‘Soulja Boy – The Movie’

Ice-T Backs New Artist Knight; Shoots New Video