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Nicki Minaj To Co-Star In Live Action Film “The Other Woman”

Nicki Minaj is set to make her live-action film debut with Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton.

The Hollywood Reporter announced today that the YMCMB starlet will co-star in the upcoming film The Other Woman...

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us” Certified Platinum

It looks like Seattle duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have scored a platinum plaque with their second straight single.

RapRadar reports that the XXL Freshman Class of 2012 alum's latest single "Can't Hold Us" featuring Ray Dalton has been certified platinum by the RIAA...

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Kendall “Young Sav” Freeman Named VP Of Maybach Music

As of today, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group has a new Vice President.

Billboard has announced that Kendall "Young Sav" Freeman has been named the new Vice President of Maybach Music Group...

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Respect the Hustle: Greg Selkoe, CEO and Founder of Karmaloop


Nas Invests in Mass Appeal and Becomes Associate Publisher

Nas was the first artist to appear on Mass Appeal in 2002. 11 years later, Nas is an owner of the magazine.

During an interview with Forbes, the Queens rapper revealed he invested a “six-figure” sum in Mass Appeal, which recently lifted its five-year hiatus from print with Earl Sweatshirt and Blake Anderson on their latest issue...

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Started From the Bottom: Anwar “Carrots” Talks “Peas & Carrots” Movement and Keys to Success

Anwar “Carrots” Taj Washington always loved getting fresh. One day, the New Jersey-native came into his home and saw one of his father's friends making a T-shirt...

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Joie Manda Resigns From Def Jam and Named President of Urban Music at Interscope Records

In a surprise announcement earlier today, Joie Manda has resigned as Def Jam president to move back to Los Angeles. He will serve as president of Urban Music at Interscope Records...

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Danny Brown

Danny Brown Signs Management Deal With Goliath Artists

Danny Brown is officially the newest artist to sign with Goliath Artists management firm.

Paul Rosenberg, who is widely known as the manager to Eminem and Action Bronson, is in charge of the firm that also houses names such as The Alchemist and Blink-182...

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Lupe Fiasco Launches New Health and Wellness App Higi

South By Southwest Music is officially kicking off later this week. During a stop at Austin’s Hyatt Place, Lupe Fiasco announced his new role as creative director at Higi, which he is assisting in launching a new health and wellness app...

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Behind the Rap Game – Vanessa’s Smoke Break Podcast #1

In this podcast, XXL Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten & Lifestyle Editor Ralph Bristout talk XXL Freshmen, Smokers' Club and go behind the rap game with insiders Jonny Shipes, Head Chef at Cinematic Music Group, Sha Money XL, Senior VP of A&R at Def Jam and Brock Korsan, Marketing Exec & A&R Consultant.

Find out wh...

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