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Rihanna Leaves Def Jam For Roc Nation

6th May 2014

Rihanna is preparing to release her next album with Roc Nation after leaving Def Jam.The 'Diamonds' singer, who was already being managed by Jay Z's record label, has now inked a deal and her profile...

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Ellie Goulding, Goo Goo Dolls And Pretty Lights Are Among The Acts To Look Forward To At Florida's Sunfest 2014

By Holly Williams | 30th April 2014

SunFest is back in Florida once again with another impressively diverse line-up and non-stop activity for five days. This year, the bill is headlined by Kid Rock, Ellie Goulding and Robin Thicke.Probably the best sun-soaked...

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Outkast Were Back In Georgia For Counterpoint Festival 2014, With A Few Special Guests

By Holly Williams | 29th April 2014

Outkast returned home to Georgia for their stint at CounterPoint Festival 2014 - and fans were a lot more pleased this time round than they were at their comeback gig at Coachella.Nothing was going to...

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Beyonce Holds Album Launch In Arcade

20th December 2013

Beyonce held an album launch party at an arcade in New York last night (19.12.13).The 'Drunk in Love' singer celebrated her self-titled new album's success - after it topped the US charts and sold over...

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Daniel Day-lewis' Son Gabriel Releases Rap About Weed, Being Bipolar And His Father's Fame [Video]

By Lauren James | 20th November 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis's son, Gabriel, has released a rap under the name Gabe Day, entitled 'Green Auras.' The single is accompanied by a music video in which we see Gabe, who looks a lot like his...

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P. Diddy In Vma After-party Scuffle

27th August 2013

P. Diddy was involved in a heated argument at his MTV Video Music Awards after-party on Sunday night (25.08.13).The rapper - real name Sean Combs - co-hosted a star-studded bash with Jay Z at hot...

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New Single "Control (Hof)" Sees Kendrick Lamar Calling Out Big Competitors

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th August 2013

Kendrick Lamar is rising to the top and won’t let anybody stand in his way, the rapper has made that much clear by calling out a bunch of rappers on his latest track “Control (HOF)”....

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Jay Z Is 'Like A Jedi'

10th August 2013

J. Cole says Jay Z is ''like a Jedi''.The 28-year-old rapper recently went to number one in the US with his second album, 'Born Sinner', and credits Jay Z - who signed him to his...

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Drake Stuns With Mind-blowing Ovo Fest Line-up In Toronto

By Lauren James | 7th August 2013

For the 16,000 fans who attended Drake's OVO Fest show in Toronto, the whole evening was full of perfect "I Was There" moments with appearances from the exalted lords and ladies of R&B and hiphop...

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J Cole To 'Educate' Himself On Autism After Apologizing For Lyric

By Michael West | 23rd July 2013

The bestselling American rapper J Cole says he plans to educate himself about people with autism after apologizing for an offensive lyric in his song 'Jodeci Freestyle.' The rapper, who became the first artist to...

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J. Cole Says Sorry For Autism Lyric On Drake Track

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd July 2013

Most rappers would give anything to work with Drake right now, but for J Cole, the sacrifice was bigger than he first thought. Having blindly agreed to rap on 'Jodeci Freestyle,' his freestyle ended up...

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J. Cole Posts Lengthy Apology Over Autism Reference

22nd July 2013

Rapper J. Cole has penned a lengthy apology after making a controversial reference to autism in his new collaboration with Drake.The hip-hop star has teamed up with his peer for new track Jodeci Freestyle, but...

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From Miley Cyrus To Muse - There's Something For Everyone In Iheartradio Festival's Lineup

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th July 2013

Prepare for strangeness, as the iHeart Radio music festival is once again upon us and it comes with an eclectic lineup once again this year. Said lineup has now been announced, and while there won’t...

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J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' No.1 On Billboard 200 Chart

By Lauren James | 11th July 2013

J. Cole's sophomore album Born Sinner has shot to the top of the Billboard 200 album chart after its release on 18th June 2013. According to Billboard, a case such as J. Cole's - where...

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"The Gifted" Wale Snags The Billboard Top Spot From Kanye's "Yeezus"

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th July 2013

This week introduced an unexpected change in the Billboard chart – rapper Wale came out of the blue to claim the top spot in the chart with his brand new album, The Gifted. Wale snatched...

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Rapper Wale Tops Billboard No.1 As Kanye West Suffers 80% Sales Drop

By Michael West | 4th July 2013

Washington D.C rapper Wale has topped the Billboard No.1 after his third album 'The Gifted' sold a very solid 158,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Wale's follow-up 2011's 'Ambition' - which saw him cement a...

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In The Billboard Chart, Kanye West's "Yeezus" Dominates Again

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th June 2013

With all the buzz surrounding Kanye West’s Yeezus lately, it comes as no surprise that the release topped the Billboard 200 album chart this week. Everyone wants to know if Yeezus is as godlike as...

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Scavenger Hunt Leads Fans To Tracklist For Jay Z's Upcoming "Magna Carter" Album

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd June 2013

Summer album releases a-plenty, Jay Z has joined the lineup in a big way with his upcoming “Magna Carter Holy Grail” album. Apparently rappers are all about the religious puns right now (Kanye West’s “Yeezus”...

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Can J Cole's 'Born Sinner' Prove To Be Hollier Than 'Yeezus'

By Joe Wilde | 19th June 2013

There is a religious undercurrent in hip-hop at the moment and with Kanye West's Yeezus being routinely praised by critics since it's release earlier this week (June 18) amidst a series of distractions in the...

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‘I’M The American Dream’: Jay Z Opens New York’S Barclays Center In Style

By Hayley Avron | 28th September 2012

Jay Z was the star of the show at the opening of New York’s new Barclays Center in Brooklyn. And he will continue to be the star of the show for the next eight nights...

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Kanye West Tops The Bet Nominations Pile With Seven Nods

23rd May 2012

Kanye West is used to being top of the awards pile, so it's no surprise to announce that Yeezy will be up for no less than seven gongs at the annual Bet Awards - more...

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Rock The Bells 2012: Festival Announces Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, Rza

16th May 2012

The touring hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has announced its line-up, revealing that Bone Thugs-n-harmony, Wiz Khalifa and Ice Cube are amongst the major acts performing in August. Rza is also one of the headline...

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Rihanna To Perform Only UK Date At Wireless Festival

24th February 2012

Wireless Festival has announced more acts to their stellar line up. Rappers Nicki Minaj and Pitbull and electronic duo Chase And Status will be playing at the festival, along with respective Saturday and Sunday headliners...

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Tinie Tempah Hopes For Huge Us Success And Thanks Fans

3rd December 2011

Tinie Tempah has revealed that he would love to crack the US, especially after a recent performance on the US version of 'The X-Factor'. Tinie Tempah has suggested that America is ready for a new...

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Jay-z To Feature On J Cole Debut

15th September 2011

JAY-Z is to appear on J Cole's debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story which is due for release later this month (September 2011)Although it was not formally planned JAY-Z has decided to lend his...

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