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Diddy, Jay-Z Crowned The Richest Rappers Of 2013
Forbes has run its annual five wealthiest rappers of the year list, and some familiar names appear at the top.
Diddy and Jay-Z took the top two spots on Forbes' richest rappers of 2013 list, with their net worth estimated at $580 million and $475 million, repsectively...
Justin Timberlake Debuts At #1 With 980,000 Records Sold
Justin Timberlake scored a huge victory this week when his highly-anticipated The 20/20 Experience nearly debuted this week at platinum-status.
Last week, XXL reported that JT's long-awaited third album was expected to sell somewhere in the 800,000 range in its first week...
Photos of the Week: 3/17 – 3/24
Photos of the Week are back. In this installment, Common celebrates his 41st birthday, Drake and Tatyana Ali cozy up, Mike Will gets in the studio with Jay-Z and Timbaland, and Miley Cyrus has deemed herself the new twerking queen. Elsewhere, Birdman gets GTV and Trukfit tatted on him and Danny Brow…
In the Cut: XXL’s Song Picks of the Week
After an incredible amount of controversy, false reports, out-of-context quotes and TMZ videos, Weezy seems to be back home and recuperating, and actually looks pretty virile for a guy who's been laying in a hospital for the past week. Fans and journalists have mixed feelings about how the situation…
13 Rappers Who’ve Written for Singers
Fans were kind of confused to learn Ciara’s new single “Body Party” featured her rumored boyfriend Future, especially since Future doesn’t contribute any verses (he does adlib a bit) to the song. He did, however, co-write the Mike WiLL Made It produced R&B jam. Fu...
Today In Hip-Hop: DJ Premier Celebrates 47th Birthday
On this day, March 21st, in hip-hop history...

1966: DJ Premier celebrates his 47th birthday today. Born in Houston, TX, Premier is widely considered one of hip-hop's best and most prolific producers and DJs. His career began in 1989 alongside Boston-born emcee Guru in the group Gang Starr...
Recap: New Releases & Weekly Album Sales Ending 3/17/2013
This week sports new album releases from the like of Justin Timberlake, RZA, Swollen Members and Yukmouth's The Regime. On the single front, Kendrick Lamar released his highly-anticipated remix of "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" featuring Jay-Z, while Danny Brown debuted the f…

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