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American Music Awards 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

November 24, 2014

The butts have it! The 42nd American Music Awards brought out booty, booty, booty, rockin' everywhere — as well as the latest crop of teen pop, a few doses of punk attitude and even more reasons for us to love Taylor Swift. Though...

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Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake Set Sexual Record Straight

October 28, 2014

Nicki Minaj fronts a cadre of heavy hitters including Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown on "Only," the latest track to surface from her upcoming third LP, The Pinkprint, which is now streaming courtesy of iHeartRadio. Produced by pop...

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Drake and Lil Wayne Stage a Head-to-Head Battle in Queens

August 20, 2014

So ends a summer in which the three biggest hip-hop tours doubled as premises for future slash fiction shorts. Beyoncé and Jay Z have been acting out their scenes from a troubled marriage in arenas across the country. Eminem and Rihanna brought...

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Lil Wayne Goes 'Over the Cuckoo's Nest' in 'Krazy' Clip

August 11, 2014

Lil Wayne might not be crazy, but the two straightjacketed Lil Waynes he hallucinates seeing in his "Krazy" video are. The clip takes place in an insane asylum and finds Wayne sticking out among fellow patients who are all dressed in white. MTV News reports...

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Make It Wayne: Weezy Starts a Sports Agency

July 25, 2014

As the founder of Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne has proven he can put together a roster: Drake and Nicki Minaj both won Rookie of the Year honors, Tyga provides speed off the bench and Lil Twist fills the ridiculous hair requirement. Lil Wayne:...

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Watch Beats by Dre's Soccer-Themed New Ad

June 6, 2014

A new campaign for the launch of Beats by Dre's redesigned Solo2 headphones collects some of the biggest names in soccer and features cameos by celebrities including Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Lebron James and Serena Williams, among others. The theme behind...

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Lil Wayne Enlists Drake for First Single off 'Final' Solo Album

May 3, 2014

Lil Wayne got a jump on the weekend by releasing the first single off his upcoming Tha Carter V late on Friday night. Just a few days after Kobe Bryant hyped the album's artwork on Twitter, it seems that Carter V season has indeed begun.  Rapping...

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Stream Rick Ross's 'Mastermind'

February 26, 2014

As part of Rick Ross's master plan, the rapper's sixth studio album, Mastermind, is streaming now on iTunes in advance of its March 4th release date. Less than two years since the release of God Forgives, I Don't, Rozay has put together an album featuring...

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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

August 15, 2014

The movies started flirting with what would be called "rock & roll" from the very beginning, slapping Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" onto a scene in the juvenile-delinquent drama The Blackboard Jungle (1955) and co-opting Elvis...

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Lil Wayne and Drake Debut New Single 'Grindin'

August 9, 2014

Just before kicking off their joint tour on Friday, Lil Wayne and Drake dropped a preview of their collaboration through a new single called "Grindin." The track then got an immediate live debut that very evening during the Street Fighter-themed Drake...

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Lil Wayne and Drake Team Up for U.S. Tour

June 12, 2014

Lil Wayne and Drake will do battle on a co-headlining U.S. tour that will take them to 31 cities through August and September. Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate Dubbed Drake vs Lil Wayne, the trek kicks off August 8th at the Darien Lake Performing...

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Questlove Producing New VH1 Music Series, 'Soundclash'

May 9, 2014

The music world's busiest drummer-producer just got even busier. Roots mastermind/Jimmy Fallon sidekick Questlove is executive producing a new VH1 music series, Soundclash, in which three artists will perform simultaneously on a single stage, The...

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"Senile"

March 7, 2014

This track from Young Money compilation Rise of an Empire is imperious indeed – Minaj brags, "All these rappers is my sons, and I'm always nine months," and Weezy tells us he can "make a lion say, 'Meow.'" Yet it's D.A. Doman's slippery, spooky...

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Timberlake's '20/20' Tops 2013 Album Sales

January 3, 2014

In a year of declining album sales, Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience was the biggest selling album of 2013, according to Billboard. A total of 2.43 million copies sold. While the ranking is certainly an honor for Timberlake,...

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Land Six American Music Award Nods

October 10, 2013

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the nominees for the 41st Annual American Music Awards, picking up six nods including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for their inescapable smash "Thrift Shop." The duo will go up...

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Diddy Bests the Rest on Hip-Hop Earners List

September 25, 2013

Diddy was named hip-hop's richest artist last March, and he's still holding down the top spot. The Bad Boy Records founder leads Forbes' latest list of the highest paid hip-hop artists, raking in $50 million over the past 12 months with his label,...

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Paris Hilton: 'I Want to Write Songs People Can Relate To'

October 10, 2013

For some performers, hometown shows can be stressful, but as Paris Hilton gets set to go behind the decks at L.A.'s Create nightclub for her first-ever U.S. DJ set this past Tuesday, she's glad her huge entourage has packed her dressing room. "My family...

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Paris Hilton Parties With Lil Wayne

October 7, 2013

Paris Hilton, queen of the nightclub circuit and recent Cash Money signee, makes her return to the music world with the release of her new single "Good Time," featuring Lil Wayne and produced by DJ Afrojack. The song's an EDM-pulsing rave riot, with the...

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2013's Best Live Photos

August 26, 2013
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