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Atlanta’s native son, Clifford “T.I.” Harris was proclaiming himself to be king long before he had a platinum album. With his apparent flair and knack for creating music that performed well in commercial and urban markets, he never saw a great deal of backlash for his cockiness.

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50 Cent’s The Lost Tape mixtape just hit the streets but the project has been in the works for while now. In a statement sent to Hip-Hop Wired, the G-Unit head honcho revealed why he chose 2012 to drop the release via his website, just ahead of his new album. “The idea for me and […]

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Prodigy Talks Surviving With Sickle Cell   In part 3 of Prodigy’s interview with Young Jack Thriller of, Capital P discusses the very serious illness he’s had to battle his entire life. Mobb Deep’s, Black Cocaine EP is available now.

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2 Chainz On Leaving DTP, Name Change & In The Lab With Jazze Pha   2 Chainz continues his grind in 2012, where he left off in 2011. The Atlanta rapper recently sat down with ThisIs50 and discussed everything from his introduction as a member of Playaz Circle to his new gig as an A&R on Luda’s forthcoming new […]

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XV – “This Is Hip-Hop” Directed By Court Dunn [Video] Kansas emcee, XV collaborates with video director Court Dunn for a series entitled “This Is Hip-Hop.” The nephew of West Coast legend, Warren G. breaks down what Hip-Hop means to him as Court provides the visual backdrop. More fire videos here.

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Kicking off 2010 in a major way is 50 Cent who’s preparing to embark on an international tour. Starting on February 23, Fifty will hit the road for nearly 30 tour dates around the globe. His first stop will be in Berlin, Germany when he takes the stage at the

“You can’t sign a deal in a conversation — it’s a process. We’ll see what happens.” 50 Cent, the man whose name has become synonymous with controversy in the weeks leading up to his official release of Before I Self Destruct, is speaking out on his alleged contractual agreement with Jay-Z’s latest enemy, Beanie Sigel. […]

“Somebody call the ambulance.” It seems as though the war is over and 50 Cent may have won again as it relates to the battle with Rick Ross and Triple Cs. First week sales projections came in and showed that their collaborative effort is estimated to push under