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Kid Cudi, Emile Haynie, Plain Pat, A-Trak, And Dot Da Genius Are Reuniting For ‘MOTM 3′ Album

Here's some exciting news. Kid Cudi gave fans an update on the release of his fifth studio album, Man on the Moon III via his Twitter. The Cleveland rapper said that he won't be able to work on the project without producers Emile Haynie, Plain Pat, A-Trak and Dot Da Genius getting on board...

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Fat Joe

Advice: Record like Tupac.
XXL: How has hip-hop changed since your freshman year, 1993?
Fat Joe: It’s no longer about camaraderie. When I first came in the game, people were working with each other, no money involved. It was just about the music. Now it’s more separated. It was better before. Money and ego got involved, and people started thinking they bigger than life, they bigger than music. As long as you love music and you work hard, making great music, the money gonna come.

But it’s harder to make money these days.
Everything’s faster now. Lil Wayne... Tupac did it like that. We’re still hearing new ’Pac records. Wayne works like a slave, and he’s one of the richest niggas in the game. The whole industry falling down, and this nigga making money. Muthafuckas are living in that muthafuckin’ studio now. Now everyone knows, If I want to be more relevant, I gotta work like that. We was much lazier back in the days. Rakim was the hottest nigga out and would drop one album every three or four years, [and then] chill, relax in the sun. And that was normal!

Fat Joe Featuring Troy Ave “How U Luv Dat”

Fat Joe has teamed up with Troy Ave for his latest track, "How U Luv Dat." With a mellow rhythm in the background, the New York rappers take turns spitting bars over the beat...

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Today in Hip-Hop: RIP to Apache (December 26, 1964- January 22, 2010)

On this day, Jan. 22 in hip-hop history…

2010: Anthony Peaks, better known by his stage name Apache, died of undisclosed causes. Apache was a key member of New York and Northern Jersey's artists collective, Flavor Unit and best known for his 1993 single, "Gangsta Bitch...

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