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PSG Reportedly Willing To Pay World Record Transfer Fee To Acquire Neymar

PSG Reportedly Willing To Pay World Record Transfer Fee To Acquire Neymar

23 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Could Neymar be on the move to PSG in the very near future?

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"Despacito" Is Now The Most Streamed Song In Music History

"Despacito" Is Now The Most Streamed Song In Music History

21 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

"Despacito" just made history in a huge way, dethroning Justin Bieber's "Sorry" to become the most streamed song in music history.

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Jimmy Iovine Was Terrified That Tyrese Gibson Ruined The $3.2 Billion Apple Beats Deal

Jimmy Iovine Was Terrified That Tyrese Gibson Ruined The $3.2 Billion Apple Beats Deal

20 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jimmy Iovine says that he thought a video posted by Tyrese almost cost he and Dr. Dre the $3.2 billion Apple/Beats deal.

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50 Cent Reportedly Just Sold His Stake In Effen Vodka For $60 Million

50 Cent Reportedly Just Sold His Stake In Effen Vodka For $60 Million

18 Jul 2017 @ 12PM PDT

According to a handful of second hand sources, 50 Cent may have just sold his minority stake in Effen Vodka for $60 million. Reportedly. Allegedly. Maybe. Still not 100% convinced.

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Daddy Yankee Becomes First Latin Artist To Reach No. 1 Spot On Spotify Worldwide Charts

Daddy Yankee Becomes First Latin Artist To Reach No. 1 Spot On Spotify Worldwide Charts

14 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Daddy Yankee just reached a milestone that no other Latin artist in history has accomplished.

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Jay-Z And Kanye West Are Reportedly At Each Other's Throats Over Tidal And A $20 Million Loan

Jay-Z And Kanye West Are Reportedly At Each Other's Throats Over Tidal And A $20 Million Loan

11 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jay Z and Kanye West used to be the best of friends. Now, it appears that they are sworn enemies, and a lawsuit may be brewing.

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Dr. Dre Donates $10 Million For The Construction Of Compton High School's Performing Arts Center

Dr. Dre Donates $10 Million For The Construction Of Compton High School's Performing Arts Center

24 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Dr. Dre is giving back to his hometown in a big way by donating $10 million for the construction of Compton High School's performing arts center.

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Lil Wayne Sued By Security Guard For An Alleged "Hate Crime"

Lil Wayne Sued By Security Guard For An Alleged "Hate Crime"

16 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

A security guard is suing Lil Wayne for punching him in the face last year, and also claims that it was a "hate crime."

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Damian Marley Invests In 'High Times' Magazine

Damian Marley Invests In 'High Times' Magazine

08 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Damian Marley is part of an ownership group that purchased a controlling interest in the world's leading marijuana publication.

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Prince's Estate Ordered To Pay $1 Million To Prevent Album Release

Prince's Estate Ordered To Pay $1 Million To Prevent Album Release

29 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Shortly after the one-year anniversary of Prince's death, a federal judge ordered his estate to pay a seven-figure sum to prevent the release of an EP of his music.

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Katy Perry Lands $25 Million Deal To Be Lead Judge On 'American Idol'

Katy Perry Lands $25 Million Deal To Be Lead Judge On 'American Idol'

22 May 2017 @ 4PM PDT

Katy Perry is set to receive a big payday from ABC for her services on the network's upcoming reboot of 'American Idol.'

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Jerry Garcia's Legendary Guitar Is Expected To Sell For $1M

Jerry Garcia's Legendary Guitar Is Expected To Sell For $1M

16 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Grateful Dead frontman's custom-made guitar, dubbed 'Wolf,' is will be auctioned off at the end of the month.

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Diddy's Ex-Chef Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Him

Diddy's Ex-Chef Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Him

16 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Diddy gets hit with a lawsuit from a former chef who claims she was subjected to sexual harassment from Diddy and his friends.

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Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

14 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Nicki Minaj offered to help a handful of students with their college expenses over the weekend.

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Jay-Z Just Signed A $200 Million Touring Deal With Live Nation – Now Within Inches Of Billionaire Status

Jay-Z Just Signed A $200 Million Touring Deal With Live Nation – Now Within Inches Of Billionaire Status

12 May 2017 @ 11AM PDT

Thanks to a new Live Nation deal, Jay-Z is closer than ever to becoming hip-hop's first billionaire.

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Lil Wayne Makes Shocking Claims About Birdman Fleecing Millions From Drake, Nicki Minaj, And More

Lil Wayne Makes Shocking Claims About Birdman Fleecing Millions From Drake, Nicki Minaj, And More

08 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Lil Wayne and Birdman's beef adds yet another chapter. Check out the details of Wayne's latest allegation against Cash Money's head honcho.
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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Just Broke A Crazy Milestone

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Just Broke A Crazy Milestone

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Find out what milestone Michael Jackson's 1982 'Thriller' album hit this week.
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Kendrick Lamar Fan Sues For Over $1 Million For A Failed Meet And Greet

Kendrick Lamar Fan Sues For Over $1 Million For A Failed Meet And Greet

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Check out why a Kendrick Lamar fan is suing the rapper's team over a failed meet-and-greet.
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How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Let's take a look into how Kansas City native Tech N9ne amassed his impressive fortune.
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Apple Wins Exclusive Rights To Show Taylor Swift '1989' Concert Documentary

Apple Wins Exclusive Rights To Show Taylor Swift '1989' Concert Documentary

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Taylor Swift and Apple seem to have patched up their differences and have announced an exclusive concert documentary deal.
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50 Cent Uses Instagram To Mock To Bankruptcy Haters

50 Cent Uses Instagram To Mock To Bankruptcy Haters

20 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
50 Cent took to Instagram yesterday to flaunt his riches in a really unique way.
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Fetty Wap's Debut Album Helped Him Accomplish Something That Hasn't Been Done In Years

Fetty Wap's Debut Album Helped Him Accomplish Something That Hasn't Been Done In Years

09 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Fetty Wap has been killing it this year, and now he adds yet another accomplishment to the list.
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50 Cent Files A $75 Million Lawsuit Against His Former Lawyers

50 Cent Files A $75 Million Lawsuit Against His Former Lawyers

12 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
50 Cent is back in the courtroom, only this time, he's the one doing the suing. Find out why he's suing his former lawyers for a whopping $75 million!
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For A Guy Who Is "Bankrupt," 50 Cent Sure Keeps A Lot Of Cash Lying Around The House...

For A Guy Who Is "Bankrupt," 50 Cent Sure Keeps A Lot Of Cash Lying Around The House...

30 Nov 2015 @ 5PM UTC
I sure hope 50 Cent's bankruptcy judge doesn't follow him on Instagram!
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The Legal Hits Keep Coming - Lil Wayne Ordered To Pay $96,000 For Something Very Explosive

The Legal Hits Keep Coming - Lil Wayne Ordered To Pay $96,000 For Something Very Explosive

11 Nov 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Wayne is definitely feeling the heat over this court ruling. Find out why a judge has ordered the New Orleans native to pay nearly $96,000.
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