XXL Quick Hitters: Prodigy, Rick Ross and Busta Rhymes

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PRODIGY: Talks H.N.I.C. 3 Album Due July 3

One half of Mobb Deep has recruited the likes of T.I., Wiz Khalifa and longtime partner in rhyme, Havoc, for the third installment LP of his H.N.I.C. series. [MTV News]

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Rick Ross Agrees To Give MMG Concert Proceeds To New Jersey Teens

Rozay and event promoter Lenny The Barber have agreed to donate a large portion of concert proceeds from their Friday (May 11) show in Atlantic City to Team Hope, a local Jersey organization that works toward educating teenagers. Meek Mill and French Montana are confirmed as well. [YouTube]

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Busta Rhymes To Headline 2012 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Last year’s installment of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival had Kanye West shockingly appear as Q-Tip’s special guest. What will Busta have in store for eight-annual concert, which runs July 9-14? [BkHipHopFestival]