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2014 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards To Honor Ludacris

2014 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards To Honor Ludacris

Ludacris will be honored by this years BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards, taking place at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Friday, August 22. Luda, real name Christopher Bridges, will be receiving the  President’s Award. Mike O’Neill, BMI President & CEO said, “The President’s Award is bestowed to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in songwriting with profound global influence on culture and the entertainment industry. Christopher ‘Ludacris’ Bridges’ songs traverse boundaries and…… Read More!


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Did Kim Kardashian Throw Shade At Beyonce?

Did Kim Kardashian Throw Shade At Beyonce?

Was Kim Kardashian throwing shade when she posted a photo of Kanye West rocking a ski mask last year and referring to himself as a “style icon”? While you can’t deny that Kanye does set fashion trends, a recent Instagram post by Kim K definitely appears to be filled with a subtle read. A few days ago Kim posted a throwback thursday photo of Kanye and Scott Disick, Kanye rocking…… Read More!


Hip Hop News: Drake Announces New Album Title

Hip Hop News: Drake Announces New Album Title

Drake will be hosting the ESPY Awards tonight but don’t think that means he hasn’t been working on his music too. The YMCMB rapper is working on his fourth album and he’s already blessed us with the title of the new project. Fans will be happy to know that although there aren’t many songs yet, “Views From The 6″ will be the name of Drizzy’s forthcoming album. Drake and Lil Wayne…… Read More!


Rick Ross Releases Statement On Meek Mill Arrest

Rick Ross Releases Statement On Meek Mill Arrest

Meek Mill was sentenced to 3-6 months in jail after violating his probation and finally the Maybach Music boss man speaks up. “I created MMG years ago, my desire was to create a space where the most talented artists in the world could be nurtured and supported. With that came a commitment. I vowed to support these artist, through the good and the bad. Every individual signed to MMG is…… Read More!


Jay Electronica Brings Out Jay Z To Perform

Jay Electronica Brings Out Jay Z To Perform

Yesterday was a huge day for hip hop and it all started with Jay Electronica’s performance at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. One of the highlights of the day is when the Roc Nation signee brought out the boss man Jay Z to perform his remix to “We Made It”. Jay Electronica also performed “Exhibit A”, “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind”, “Just Begun” and more. 


Meek Mill To Spend The Next 3-6 Months In Jail

Meek Mill To Spend The Next 3-6 Months In Jail

Meek Mill will be spending the next 3-6 months in jail for a probation violation, according to reports. Initially there was no additional info as to what the probation violation was but according to Philly’s FOX 29 there was a cause for concern.   We find out today that Meek allegedly missed meetings with and made derogatory comments towards his probation officer. According to Meek’s camp, he will be returning in…… Read More!


Beyonce & Jay Z’s ‘On The Run Tour’ Comes To HBO

Beyonce & Jay Z’s ‘On The Run Tour’ Comes To HBO

For those of you that won’t be able to catch Beyonce & Jay Z on tour this summer, don’t fret, the sold out “On The Run” tour is coming to HBO this fall! Their first HBO concert event  will debut in September, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. Taping September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris on the only international leg of their…… Read More!


Tyga Drops Out Of ‘Under The Influence’ Tour

Tyga Drops Out Of ‘Under The Influence’ Tour

Fans expecting to catch Tyga on this summer’s “Under The Influence” tour alongside Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & Rich Homie Quan, you’ll have to wait some other time, it’s not happening. Wiz Khalifa, the tours headliner, broke the news to fans yesterday, “Tyga dropped off the tour. Sorry ya’ll.” The “Rack City” rapper took to twitter to confirm  Wiz’s statement saying “Sorry to all the fans. I’ll see y’all next…… Read More!


Beef: Meek Mill Puts Wale On Blast

Beef: Meek Mill Puts Wale On Blast

Who knew a beef was brewing between Maybach Music cohorts Meek Mill and Wale? Apparently there is and the ish has officially hit the fan. Earlier today Meek Mill began a twitter rant with sights set on Wale.   If that wasn’t enough, he unapologetically continued the attack towards Wale.   He caps off the tweets saying, “I got real family at home and all my day 1′s on the…… Read More!


Rich Homie Quan Slaps Fan Who Tries To Steal Rolex

Rich Homie Quan Slaps Fan Who Tries To Steal Rolex

Hip Hop in 2014 can be reduced to one thing — folks getting smacked up. Our next rapper to lay hands on some unexpected person is Atlanta rapper, Rich Homie Quan. It all went down on July 4th at a venue by the name of ’3 Monkeys’ in Racine, WI. Video footage shows a fan grab Rich Homie Quan as he performs and apparently pull on it. Quan briefly acknowledges…… Read More!


Drake Suing Jeweler Over OVO Owl Design

Drake Suing Jeweler Over OVO Owl Design

Drake is not letting up on the jeweler who says he says stole his OVO owl design and has allowed another jeweler to do the work. Jeweler Michael Raphael of Baden Baden, Inc. says he created a $50K diamond studded platinum owl pendant for Drake. Drake then went and had that same pendant recreated for his friends without Raphael’s permission. theJasmineBRAND.com has learned exclusively that according to docs filed, the 27-year-old artist states that he…… Read More!


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