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  1. Juvenile and Mannie Fresh, reunited and partying in Congo Square at the New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | BayouBuzz.com

    So much drama in and around the Cash Money Records camp these days. Lil Wayne is suing the label he grew up on, alleging breach of contract; Juvenile, who cut ties with them more than 10 years ago over similar complaints, quietly went back into the fold in late 2014.


  2. CAREER: Turning Artists into Brands: A&R in the Digital AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | All About Jazz

    The traditional music business model was based on selling physical copies of recordings. With the advent of digital technology and a sharp decline in recorded music sales, the focus is shifting slowly but surely into turning artists into brands.2 From an A&R perspective, the goal has become finding artists that have a great following-not artists that just have talent."


  3. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 2 Highlights: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Billboard

    ... the Alison Miner Music Heritage Stage. Where Keith Urban had been interviewed a day before, celebrated New Orleans rap producer Mannie Fresh (Cash Money Millionaires, Big Tymers ) took a turn. In the interview, Fresh described the origins of bounce ...


  4. Police say Lil Wayne tour bus struck by bulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, singer Lil Wayne watches the Los Angeles Clippers play the Houston Rockets during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles. LIl Wayne performs during the Drake vs Lil Wayne concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Saturday Sept.


  5. Lil Wayne Uninjured After Tour Bus ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    People confirms that police were called after the rapper's two tour buses were shot at from two vehicles on Interstate 285 around 3:30 a.m. Lil Wayne was on one of the tour buses when the shooting occurred, but no injuries were reported, according to TMZ . The incident remains under police investigation, and there are no known suspects.


  6. D.O.C. Reunited With 5 Platinum PlaquesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    N.W.A. affiliate D.O.C. received some great news when five of his platinum plaques popped up at a Texas pawn shop. The D.O.C., who released the classic album No One Can Do It Better, was one of the writers that helped propel the Compton-based rap crew to the top of the charts.


  7. Friday Hit Theaters 20 Years Ago - And Gave Us 'Bye, Felicia'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | People

    Twenty years ago, the Ice Cube comedy Friday hit theaters. And while fans can quote the script verbatim, a certain two-word phrase spoken in the film has surpassed every other line: "Bye, Felicia."


  8. Lil Wayne Uninjured After Tour Buses Shot "Multiple Times" in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gawker

    Tour buses carrying Lil Wayne and several other Young Money artists were hit with multiple gunshots while leaving an Atlanta nightclub on Sunday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports . Authorities say no one was injured in the in the shooting, which occurred at around 3:30 a.m. #LilWayne told me he "Killed it" on stage tonight... Bad side... Someone shot at his tour bus! #JoeFloBreakingNews pic.twitter.com/yqpitPARkO According to TMZ , Lil Wayne was leaving Compound Nightclub after a performance last night when the buses were struck by gunfire and driven to a nearby hotel.


  9. Shots fired at Lil Wayne's tour busRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPXI

    Atlanta police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy said officers from her department were called to the Mandarin Oriental hotel on Peachtree Road at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday "regarding someone shooting at a bus that Lil Wayne was on." Responding officers found two tour buses that had been shot multiple times, Espy said.


  10. Young Money artist Lil Wayne's tour bus involved in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Young Money Cash Money rapper Lil Wayne 's tour bus was involved in a shooting, early morning April 26 after leaving a nightclub where he performed in Atlanta. The club he was leaving is called Compound Nightclub were sources tells TMZ the shooting went down shortly after 3:30 am, just minutes after two of Lil Wayne's tour buses left the nightclub.


  11. The NBA Playoffs 2015 Mixtape: Western RemixRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

    ... long time and have never drastically changed their style over the years. They're just two of the senior statesmen of rap these days and if you take a moment to listen to their music, then you'll see what I mean. They've stuck to their non-flashy, ...


  12. Tales of the Grim SleeperFilmmaker talks about his new HBO doc, LA, race, and deathRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... some of the most jaw-dropping moments in modern cinema, like Broomfield shambling, unannounced, up to infamously violent rap icon Suge Knight right in the middle of a prison. It's documentary film as quantum physics: Broomfield's presence shapes the ...


  13. 'NCIS Los Angeles' Season 6 'Kolcheck, A.' Spoilers: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | International Business Times

    "NCIS Los Angeles" Season 6 will air its 22nd episode titled "Kolcheck, A." on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST on the CBS Television Network. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service, or "NCIS" LA Team which include and Supervisory Special Agent G. Callen and Senior Field Agent Sam Hanna , will try to find Arkady.


  14. Floyd Mayweather Snr: My son should retire once he has 'schooled' Manny PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... "He is not on Floyd's level. All he is, is an opponent. That's all he is. Nothing more, nothing less." Then he starts to rap. "Floyd is the man to meet, if you wanna get beat; he's back, it's amazing, ain't no jive, Floyd comes alive with moves and ...


  15. Refusing to forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Most relationships would have ended for good after the way a season in which the "Kardiac Kids" were born finished. It was worse than any "Dear John" letter in terms of heartbreak.


  16. 10 great summer movies to look out for in 2015 that aren't sequelsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    The summer movie season isn't just sequels and reboots. OK, well, it mostly is. But there are originals trying to squeak through, too.


  17. 'Bye Felicia' Actress, Angela Means Kaaya, Talks 20-Year...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Weekend

    The cultural phenomenon that is "Bye Felicia" may have reached peak popularity in recent years - but its ascendance began exactly 20 years ago . Originally coined by Ice Cube's character "Craig" in the 1995 comedy "Friday," the dismissive expression has been used as a point of reference for the likes of sports and political commentator Keith Olbermann and serves as the title of a VH1 docu-reality series.


  18. Scarface Started Rapping To Become A Better DJRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    Scarface details his beginnings in Hip Hop via his recently released memoir, "Diary Of A Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap." Scarface recently released his memoir, Diary Of A Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap .


  19. Watch: 'Downton' stars play with light sabersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | USA Today

    You may have heard that Prince Harry will be on hand for the London Marathon on Sunday. He's not running - he's presenting the winners with their prizes.


  20. Some CBC 2015 thoughts, questions, and takeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Brew Site

    Last week's Craft Brewers Conference was a terrific experience and I'm still digesting it in a number of ways. To a certain extent you have to separate out the conference experience itself from the various events and afterparties - there's not a lot to be learned from a Tone Loc concert sponsored by Dogfish Head, for example, other than Sam and Bryan's Pain Relievaz are awesome and pair well with a pint of Dogfish Olde School Barleywine - but you can't deny that those extracurricular events are just as important in different ways.