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VIDEO: Stalley – “Feel The Bass” [KingpinTV.net]


 
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NEWS: Yung Joc’s Wife Files For Divorce Over Love & Hip Hop Atlanta! [KingpinTV.net]

The wife of “Love and Hip Hop” star Yung Joc must have finally reached her tolerance level watching her hubby and his sidepiece on TV … so she’s pulling the plug on their marriage.

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NEWS: Meek Mill Going To Jail! [KingpinTV.net]

Not a good time for the MMG rapper Meek Mil right now, after earlier this week taking to Twitter to talk about his unsupportive label mate Wale. “Rapper Meek Mill sentenced to 3-6 months in county jail. DA was worried about behavior while on probation” Continue reading

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NEWS: Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics Sues Chinese Company for Counterfeit Products! [KingpinTV.net]

A group of China-based websites have been making billions from a counterfeiting ring selling forged Beats by Dre audio gear, according to a new lawsuit.

The knockoff products are cheaply made, bear the same red “b” logo of Dr. Dre andJimmy Iovine’s Apple-acquired company and brought in $135 billion in revenue, Continue reading

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NEWS: Apollo Nida Sentenced To Eight Years For Bank Fraud, ID Theft! [KingpinTV.net]

Apollo Nida, the husband of Phaedra Parks on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Tuesday received an eight-year sentence by a federal court judge for his four-year scheme that involved bank, mail and wire fraud and ID theft.

Judge Charles Pannell, under sentencing guidelines, could have given him anywhere from 92 to 115 months. The government was Continue reading

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NEWS: Lil Wayne Owes The IRS A Whole Lot Of Money! [KingpinTV.net]

Earlier this year in Miami, the IRS filed a tax lien for taxes owed from the Young Money CEO for 2011 and 2012 for a grand total of $12,155,084. (That comes out to $5,843,952 for 2011 and $6,311,132 for 2012.) Sheesh! It didn’t stop there, though.
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NEWS: Prince Claps Back At Lil Mo For Her Instagram Rant! [KingpinTV.net]

Play with fire, and you’re gonna get burned. Somebody should have warned Lil Mo before she went on the attack against Prince, and was left to deal with the aftermath. The R&B singer slammed the music icon after his security team stopped her from using the restroom backstage at Essence Festival over the weekend, and then went a step further and criticized the Purple One’s singing.

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FEATURE: “1994 – The Year The T-Dot (Toronto) Broke” [KingpinTV.net]

Ghetto Concept

Twenty years ago, two independent singles—by Ghetto Concept and Saukrates, respectively—changed the future course of Toronto hip-hop.

The year 1994 saw the release of several landmark American hip-hop albums, and 2014 has been doing a good job of remembering them. In addition to Notorious B.I.G.’s debut, Ready to Die, 1994 yielded such classics as Nas’ Illmatic and Outkast’s Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, whose 20th anniversaries are currently being celebrated with a remastered re-release and an extensive comeback tour, respectively.

With hip-hop firmly established as a global phenomenon by the early ’90s, Toronto aficionados were no less voracious in their Continue reading

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NEWS: Aaliyah’s Family Plans To Prevent Her Biopic’s Production! [KingpinTV.net]

After speculation has continued to rise concerning Aaliyah’s family’s unknown involvement in the production of the already controversial TV-movie chronicling her life, it can now be confirmed that they are certainly not on board.

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NEWS: New York Radio Legend Angie Martinez Resigns From Hot 97! [KingpinTV.net]

First Oprah, then Barbara Walters, and now Angie Martinez. One of the best ever to hit radio waves, The Voice of New York has decided to part ways with Hot 97. She did so with a classy announcement on-air as well as a heart felt message on Twitter and Instagram. Shortly after, the hip hop world erupted!
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NEWS: YouTube To Delete All Independent Artist’s Videos From It’s Website! [KingpinTV.net]

It’s being reported that the media sharing giant will be removing indie artists of all genres from its site.

According to Forbes.com, some of your favorite videos may disappear forever from YouTube.

The site, which is owned by Google, has already Continue reading

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NEWS: Chris Brown Freedom Partying With Famous Friends! [KingpinTV.net]

Only the most loyal of celebrity friends will show up for a welcome home from jail party, like those who came through for Chris Brown this week. Continue reading

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LIVE STREAM – “HOT 97′S SUMMER JAM” (2014) [KingpinTV.net]

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NEWS: Floyd Mayweather Arrested For Attempted Murder And Kidnapping! [KingpinTV.net]

TMZ has reported that Floyd Mayweather, the well-known champ, had allegedly planned and carried out a savage assault on two people who were none other than his employees. The TMZ has also learned that Mayweather attacked the duo because he suspected that the two employees had stolen his jewelry.

Sources who are familiar with the entire incident told the TMZ Sports that the two men who Mayweather suspects, had been Continue reading

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NEWS: The Arsenio Hall Show Canceled After One Season! [KingpinTV.net]

“The Arsenio Hall Show” has stopped production, marking an abrupt end to the host’s efforts to restart his latenight franchise in syndication.

CBS had said that the show would return for a second season, but the latenight strip was facing significant downgrades from stations and the Eye determined that the show would Continue reading

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NEWS/VIDEO: Watch What Happens When The ‘Most Powerful Man On Earth’ Takes A Walk! [KingpinTV.net]

Some of Washington DC’s residents were in for a surprise when the President decided to take a walk… And strolling along with a suit jacket slung over his shoulder, it seemed as if Obama had made quite an impression.

President Obama was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior from the White House and decided to break with tradition. On the way, he got Continue reading

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NEWS/VIDEO: Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, Denied Entry Back Into America! [KingpinTV.net]

Rapper and activist Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, has been denied re-entry into the United States according to multiple media sources. Bey has been an outspoken critic of not only the Obama administration but also of America and now resides in South Africa. This has now caused Continue reading

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NEWS: Jeezy Agrees To Payoff Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Gang! [KingpinTV.net]

Jeezy agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club in order to settle a lawsuit between the two parties, TMZ reports.

The lawsuit was filed against Jeezy’s 8732 Apparel. The Club claimed that Jeezy copied their “Death Head Logo” to sell on jackets and hats. 

The lawsuit, which also sought to Continue reading

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NEWS: Ray Gives Kim Kardashian & Kanye West A Porn-Related Wedding Gift! [KingpinTV.net]

It may be the most awesome wedding gift of all time … Ray J is giving Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a $47K check … representing 4 months of his 2014 profits from the epic porn tape with Kim.

It’s breathtaking on 2 levels — that Ray J has such humongous cajones, and that the tape is still raking in a fortune after 7 years.

Here’s the breakdown of the wedding gift.  Continue reading

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VIDEO: Fat Joe ft. Rick Ross, French Montana, & Tiara Thomas – “Another Day” [KingpinTV.net]


 
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NEWS: Ludacris To Judge New Singing Show On ABC! [KingpinTV.net]

Move over, American Idol and The Voice. ABC is prepping a new singing competition series, called Rising Star, this summer with Ludacris, Kesha and Brad Paisley on-board as judges, THR reports.

Hosted by Josh Groban, the show will be based on Israel’s format from Dick Clark Productions and Keshet partnership Keshet DCP. This marks ABC’s Continue reading

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CANCON VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Kreesha Turner – “MJ” [KingpinTV.net]

Kreesha Turner

** CANCON stands for Canadian Content – The music/video must have either a Canadian artist, producer, or created in the country of Canada **

 

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NEWS: NFL Star Greg Hardy Assaults Girlfriend Because Of Nelly! [KingpinTV.net]

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was arrested Tuesday morning on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats after an incident with his girlfriend, identified as 24-year-old Nicole Holder, who alleges that Hardy threw her on a couch covered with firearms.

On Thursday, after a judge dismissed a request for a temporary restraining order against Hardy because the accuser failed to appear at a civil hearing in Charlotte, another judge, who had presided over Hardy’s bond hearing on Wednesday, amended the terms of the bond and he must now surrender all of his weapons and firearms, according to the Charlotte Observer.

According to the Observer, Holder’s protective-order complaint states “that Hardy was angry with her because of a short-lived relationship with the rapper Nelly, who is Continue reading

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NEWS: Sherri Shepherd Fights Husband For Unborn Child In Bitter Divorce! [KingpinTV.net]

Sherri Shepherd & Lamar Sally

THE BATTLE IS ON — Sherri Shepherd will FIGHT her estranged husband tooth and nail to get CUSTODY of their unborn child … this according to prenup docs obtained by TMZ.

Sherri filed divorce docs earlier this month, days after hubby Lamar Sally filed his own docs for legal separation where he asked for full custody of their unborn child, who is being carried to term via surrogate. The baby is due in July.

Sherri strangely doesn’t even mention custody in her divorce docs, but DOES ask to enforce their prenup … and now we know the prenup is Sherri’s secret custody weapon.

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NEWS/VIDEO: Christina Milian Details YMCMB Debut, And ‘Tha Carter V’! [KingpinTV.net]

Christina Milian

The beautifully talented, Christina Milian has taken to Rap-UP to discuss her recent projects, and her latest label move to YMCMB! Milian has been busy juggling her career and beautiful daughter Violet, but has marked her musical return, on the Young Money compilation album, and ‘Tha Carter V’. Check out her full interview!

 

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VIDEO: Cam’Ron & A-Trak ft. Juelz Santana – “Dipsh*ts” [KingpinTV.net]

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A-Trak and Cam’ron are back! Summer anthem “Dipsh*ts” features uncut Cam’ron slick talk over triumphant instrumental blasts from A-Trak, Oliver and Just Blaze, a Dipset-repping Juelz Santana on the hook, and “Champagne Dame” (aka Federal Reserve executive producer Damon Dash) providing a legendary, song closing rant, complete with “Foooooooool’s Gold” shout!

This Federal Reserve cut gets the epic video it deserves thanks to director Ricky Saiz, who follows up his work for Beyonce and Supreme with another iconic clip, capturing the rugged glory and inimitable fashion sense of Harlem and the Diplomats with true uptown-meets-downtown flair. From kids in airbrushed A-Trak tees to Cam’s floor-length mink, it’s the most style you’ll see in a video all year.

 

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NEWS/VIDEO: Beyonce Stands By As Her Sister Solange Assaults Jay Z, In Elevator! [KingpinTV.net]

 

TMZ has leaked footage from a surveillance camera in an elevator which caught Solange Knowles physically attacking Jay Z multiple times, as Beyonce stood by. It is unclear what prompted the heated confrontation that occurred after a last week’s Met Gala. Every family has drama. Every one. We hope theirs is resolved peacefully. Here’s the video.

 

 

Here’s the statement from The Standard Hotel in NYC, where the incident took place:

“We are shocked and disappointed that there was a clear breach of our security system and the confidentiality that we count on providing our guests. We are investigating with the utmost urgency the circumstances surrounding the situation and, as is our customary practice, will discipline and prosecute the individuals involved to our fullest capacity.”

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NEWS: Dr. Dre Sells “Beats By Dr. Dre” To Apple For 3.2 Billion! [KingpinTV.net]

Apple has reportedly bought Dr. Dre’s headphone brand Beats for $3.2bn, in a deal that would be the Cupertino-based company’s largest acquisition to date. But what does Beats offer Apple that the iPhone manufacturer can’t do itself?

Beats is one of the most high-profile brands in headphones. The designs are big, flashy and bold; an excellent example of brand and style over substance, as Beats headphones demand a large premium for Continue reading

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NEWS: Mekhi Phifer Files For Bankruptcy, 1.3 Million In Debt! [KingpinTV.net]

Actor Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy.

The former ER star lodged papers in court last month claiming his debts have spiralled to $1.3 million.

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