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Rising Rapper Kendrick Lamar Lists His Top 25 Albums

Kendrick Lamar, a member of the Black Hippy crew (with fellow L.A. luminaries Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul), caught the attention of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre and now he's scaling the heights with some aplomb.Now,...

Kendrick Lamar: Good Kid, M.a.a.d. City: The Most Significant Hip Hop Album Of 2012?

The Black Hippy rapper Kendrick Lamar releases his first major label studio album today, entitled Good Kid m.A.A.d. City.The album was leaked online last week and Twitter has already been awash with comments from eager...

A Coup For American Idol, But Is Nicki Minaj’S New Job A Boost For Hip-hop?

Nicki Minaj’s decision to join the American Idol judging panel will undoubtedly do wonders for her own career but will could other rappers expect the same success if they tried to pull a similar move?...

How Dr Dre And His Headphones Ambushed The London Olympics

Eyebrows were raised when Forbes magazine named Dr Dre as the biggest earner in hip-hop this week, despite releasing his last album 13-years-ago. Of course, it's not just his music that has sent Dre straight...

How Does Dr. Dr Dre Make His Fortune? Hip-hop Star Tops Forbes Rich List

If you were scratching your head when you learned that Dr Dre topped Forbes' annual rich list of hip-hop dons, then don't worry. You weren't alone. It came as something of a surprise to see...

Dr Dre Tops Forbes Cash Kings List Thanks To Headphones Success

The chance of a Dr Dre new album looks to be slipping away ever further, at least if the man was still into his music career for monetary reasons. Why? Because the rap veteran looks...

Dr Dre Named Hip-hop's Highest Earner

Dr. Dre has been named hip-hop's highest earner.The rap mogul may still not have released his long-awaited 'Detox' album but he made an estimated $110 million last year, largely thanks to his Beats by Dr....

Dr. Dre Is Hip-hop's Highest Earner

Superproducer DR. Dre has beaten Sean Combs and Jay Z to the top of Forbes magazine's Hip-Hop Cash Kings list with earnings of $110 million (£68.75 million) in the past year.Dre raked in the whopping...

Oprah Winfrey Tops Highest Paid Celebrity List

Oprah Winfrey has topped the Forbes List for celebrity wages, reports Reuters. She secures the top spot despite recent failings. In spite of wrapping up her world-famous talk show last year, and the muted success...

Oprah Winfrey Tops Forbes Highest Paid Celebrities List

Oprah Winfrey has been named the highest paid celebrity for the fourth year in a row.The media mogul - who quit her successful chat show last year after 25 years to focus on running her...

Eminem Steals Dr Dre's Studio Tricks

Eminem claims to have ''stolen'' Dr. Dre's studio tricks for his Slaughterhouse record. The 'Love the Way You Lie' hitmaker is joined by rappers Royce Da 5'9'', Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden and Crooked I in...

Dr. Dre To Produce New Crime Drama

Rapper DR. Dre is making a move into TV after signing up to produce a new crime drama.The hip-hop legend will act as executive producer on a series based on the criminal underworld and the...

Snoop Dogg Needs Weed To Write Songs

Snoop Dogg needs ''a lot of weed'' and ''females'' to write new tracks. The 'Drop it Like it's Hot' rapper - who is now re-branding himself Snoop Lion and releasing a reggae album - says...

Kendrick Lamar And Dr Dre Grace The Cover Of Xxl 15th Anniversary Edition

Kendrick Lamar is by far one of the most exciting voices to emerge in rap in some time, with him and his Black Hippy collective gaining steam with each passing day. On the 15th Anniversary...

Eminem Almost Quit After He Was Booed

Eminem almost quit rap after his first ever public performance. The 'Stan' hitmaker started out battle rapping in Detroit in the early 90s, but was so embarrassed when he was booed he almost quit entirely....

"Call Me Snoop Lion": Snoop Dogg Releases Reggae Album, Changes Name

Snoop Dogg has change species, and musical direction (you could argue that he's not rapped for years but for arguments sake lets just say he has), as he has taken up the new mantra of...

Album Review Round Up: Rick Ross - God Forgives, I Don't

Given the mostly positive reaction to his latest release, God Forgives, I Don't, then there really isn't any need for forgiveness when it comes to the fifth album from Rick Ross.The new album, which practically...

Ice-t: I Wrote 99 Problems

Ice-T says people need to remember he wrote the original '99 Problems'.The veteran rapper wrote the track for his 1993 album 'Home Invasion' and its lyrics were used in part by Jay-Z on his 2004...

Rick Ross '3 Kings' With Jay Z And Dr. Dre: Biggest Track In Hip-hop?

There's never been much room for humility in the world of hip-hop. When you're Rick Ross and you have managed to land guests spots from Jay Z and Dr Dre on your latest single, you...

Ice-t Launches The Art Of Rap In London

Ice-T was joined by a host of rap superstars to launch 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap' in London last night (19.07.12).The legendary 'Cop Killer' hitmaker was joined by Public Enemy's Chuck D, Wu...

Dr. Dre Wins Top Award For Tupac Hologram

Rap mogul DR. Dre has been honoured in France for bringing Tupac Shakur back from the grave to 'perform' at the Coachella music festival in California earlier this year (12).The California Love hitmaker, who was...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

Dr. Dre And Eve Hit With Legal Action Over 1999 Hit

Rappers DR. Dre and Eve have been hit with legal action over her Faith Evans collaboration Love Is Blind.Music producer Big Hutch claims he co-wrote and produced the single in 1997 for Eve, who was...

Ice-t Made 'A Few Calls' To Land Kanye For 'The Art Of Rap'

Ice-T has been building up the hype ahead of his documentary on hip-hop's biggest players by talking about Kanye West, a man notoriously hard to get a hold for interviews these days. Mtv reports that...

Elvis Presley To Get The Hologram Treatment

They're going to need some pretty big mirrors for this one: it's been announced that the former King of rock and roll Elvis Presley is to be brought back to life via the new sensation...

Elvis Presley Hologram On Its Way, Say 'Tupac' Creators

Elvis Presley is set to be digitally recreated for a series of live shows and television appearances. The virtual likeness of the singer will be created by The Digital Domain Media Group - the company...

Nicki Minaj Should 'Go Out There And Perform, Says Dr Dre

With the Nicki Minaj and Hot 97 spat showing no signs of abating, two of rap's biggest legends have weighed in on the debate, with Dr Dre and Ed Lover first addressing the issue of...

Freddie Mercury Hologram: Will It Be Better Than Tupac?

Freddie Mercury to return in hologram form? Strange, given that Roger Taylor was widely reported as saying back in the Spring that he had no interest in appearing alongside a hologram of his great friend,...

Freddie Mercury To Make Tupac Style Return To The Stage

Utilising the wonders of 21st century technology, it has been revealed that deceased rock legend Freddie Mercury is to make an appearance on stage at a special 10th anniversary production of the West End Queen...

Freddie Mercury Joining Queen For 'We Will Rock You' Anniversary?

Brian May has announced new plans to continue to pay tribute to late friend Freddie Mercury by getting him to "appear" for the 10th anniversary of the Queen inspired 'We Will Rock You' musical. With...

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