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It was all pink everything at the launch of Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday fragrance in New York City Tuesday (Nov. 20). Minaj wore a pink wig, suit, and shoes, to the event,held at Macy’s in the Queens Center Mall.”Had a blast @ my fragrance singing. Thank u guys so much for coming out!!!!!! Queens baby!!!!!!,” […]

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Nicki Minaj joined HOT 97’s Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation last night, at her alma mater PS 45 in Queens.  


Ja Rule is getting out of prison early next year. Murder Inc’s main man has been locked up for the past year and a half stemming from a weapon’ possession charge, but his freedom is only a few months away.

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Even with all her career commitments, Nicki Minaj still finds time for charity work. Less than 24-hours after her double win at the American Music Awards Sunday (Nov. 18) night, Minaj jetted back to New York to hand out turkeys at her old elementary school.


Everyone is doing their part to help out the victims of Hurricane Sandy, including a friendly neighborhood weed seller. While President Obama visited New York to take in the sites leftover by the storm, the unnamed  Brooklyn dealer is putting his money where his mouth is.

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Nas has long paid tribute to his dad Olu Dara Jones, and just in time for the holidays, father and son have come together for the new Gap campaign, Love Comes In Every Shade. The duo fittingly appear on the advert titled, Fatherly Love, which will be displayed in Gap stores around the globe, but Nas also […]

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New Yorkers are still struggling during what is expected to be a long road to recovery thanks to Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast as a tropical cyclone, last week. Up to 40,000 New Yorkers have been left homeless in Sandy’s aftermath, and the city is bracing for a cold front dropping temperatures to […]


A man was arrested early yesterday (November 1) morning after brandishing a weapon while waiting in line for gas after Hurricane Sandy’s unprecedented rampage throughout New York City and the New Jersey Shore. 35-year-old Sean M. Bailey, apparently frustrated by the damage left in the storm’s aftermath, saw his patience hit a wall as he […]


A decade after his death, an alleged suspect has been implicated in the shooting death of  Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell. Curtis Scoon was named by the New York Daily News as ordering a hit out on the legendary  rap figure to settle a decade-long drug debt.

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When you read that line up you  may asked yourself, “What year is this?” Veteran Queens rappers Royal Flush, Mr. Cheeks and Mic Geronimo team for a new song called “Radio.” Opening with a Flash Gordon sample, the track flips hard drums and a James Brown sample (we know, but we won’t tell) for these OG […]


Add another name to the (alleged) “unpaid child support list.” Capone, of the rap duo Capone-N-Noreaga, was arrested at his home in New Jersey Wednesday (Sept. 5), for failing to pay his child’s mother for the last eight years. Capone, born Kiam Holley, racked up a tab of more than $160,000, for skipping out on […]

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Underground favorite and Queens native, Action Bronson, has found himself a label home at Warner Bros and VICE Records. Bronson announced the news via his Twitter account, which almost didn’t seem real at first. “I really signed to Warner Bros/Vice. Time to get serious,” Bronson initially said. “Through Left Brain.” Other members of Odd Future […]