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Yelawolf inks deal with Interscope

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Buzzing Alabama rapper Yelawolf has reportedly inked a deal with Interscope Records, according to Miss Info. This after a heated bidding war between several labels. The rapper hails from Gasden, Alabama native, and becomes the second rapper from the state … Continue reading

XXL’s new freshmen class

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MTV Shows With last year’s class acclimating  themselves with the real world (some better and more successfully than others), XXL returns with the much anticipated Class of 2010. If you remember, an early version of this list was leaked online which … Continue reading

MTV no longer about Music!

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MTV changed its logo for the first time in roughly 30 years on Monday. It was a minor change with major symbolism. The network — known more for its scripted reality show programming these days than the music videos and … Continue reading

Frances Bean to release first song

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Courtesy of NME — Frances Bean Cobain sings as part of a “gang” on Dresden Dolls side-project Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s daughter Frances Bean is to make her singing debut on a track also featuring My Chemical Romance’s Gerard … Continue reading

AT&T Insiders Report iPhone Exclusivity Going Away On Wednesday

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Saturday, January 23, 2010 – by Shawn Oliver It’s sort of hard to believe that all the hype from CES is already over and done with. Larger companies spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to introduce and showcase new products … Continue reading

Amazon leaks Lil Wayne FEBRUARY RELEASE!

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Ever-Shifting Release Date Prompts Lil’ Wayne Leak… Only the details are different, but another big-name release is now leaking.  Lil’ Wayne’s upcoming Rebirth, recently pushed to early February, is now an easy grab online.  Billboard blames Amazon for accidentally shipping … Continue reading

Skillz Hip Hop Confessions Part 3

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Best-Selling Artist Of The Decade… Eminem

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According to Nielsen SoundScan, Marshall has sold a combined 32.2 million albums in the 2000’s. Men lie, women lie— well, you know the rest. Read ‘em in weep haters. 1. The Beatles, 1, 11,499,000 units sold 2. ‘NSYNC, No Strings Attached, 11,112,000 … Continue reading

Win tickets to Snoop’s release party in LA

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Snoop is having a big album release party with Travis Barker on December 8th in Los Angeles called “Decade” – celebrating 10 years of Barker’s Stars and Straps company and Snoop’s 10th studio album release, Malice In Wonderland. We – … Continue reading

Free Streaming May Soon Be History: Spotify Delays U.S. Launch, MySpace May Move To Pay Model

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2008 was the year of free streaming music. When MySpace Music entered the fray a little over a year ago, it seemed like the music labels had finally relented, and were willing to experiment with free streaming music to users. … Continue reading