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Sean Combs, the hip-hop mogul now known as Diddy, has bid about $200 million for the Fuse cable-TV channel, said three people with knowledge of the situation. Combs, 43, rose to fame as rapper Puff Daddy and has since founded fashion, liquor and media businesses, including the cable-music channel Revolt TV. He would convert Fuse,...

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After performing with The Roots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last week, Rick Ross hit Late Night With Seth Meyers Wednesday (March 5th) to mark Mastermind‘s release. He brought along French Montana, and performed one of the album’s most polarizing songs, “Nobody.” The late night rounds seem to be paying off as “Ricky Rozay’s” (as Seth affectionately refers to him in the video) sixth album, Mastermind is already forecasted...

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NBC on Monday announced the complete lineup for Jimmy Fallon‘s first week as host of The Tonight Show, and Late Night With Seth Meyers this week. The Tonight Show’s first-week guests will include first lady Michelle Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, Bradley Cooper, Kristen Wiig and Lady Gaga. As previously announced, Will Smith and U2 will appear on his first show, airing Monday. Late Night With Seth Meyers’ guest line-up includes Vice President Joe Biden, Kanye...

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The latest Rock Doc from VH1 finds Steve Stoute’s best-selling book getting the small screen treatment. Titled The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip-Hop, VH1 just released a new trailer to prepare fans for the four-part television event. The grand premiere is on February 24 and will take an insider’s look at how Hip-Hop played...

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Hold on, Drake’s coming to “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. The actor-turned-rapper will not only perform on this weekend’s show, but he’s also tapped to host. And in just-released promos, fans are getting an early peek at what he’ll be up to. “SNL” stars Bobby Moynihan and Jay Pharoah join the rapper during the spots, which...

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Kanye West’s first television interview in three years was a mushy affair. Speaking to his girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s mother Kris Jenner on Kris, her syndicated daytime talk show, West spoke mostly about his family and took the opportunity to reveal the first photo of his two-month-old daughter, North West. Meet North West. #WatchKris pic.twitter.com/QTNJ90baZ6 —...

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Chicago’s inner city continues to be the subject of documentaries and public interest. The city’s high murder rate and increasingly deadly youth gangs have caught the nation’s attention. Hopefully, this will spark some real change in the Windy City. Until then, more and more eyes are being drawn to Chicago’s mean streets. A full length...

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Wale’s new album, “The Gifted,” lands Tuesday, but true to the rapper’s restless spirit, he’s already toiling over the next one. And he’s lassoed an unlikely collaborator, too — Jerry Seinfeld. Fans have known about Wale’s fascination with “Seinfeld” since 2008 when the Washington rap star dropped “The Mixtape About Nothing,” a breakout digital release...

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Sean “Diddy” Combs made “one of the biggest announcements” of his life on Thursday morning. The 43-year-old entrepreneur struck a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable for distribution of his next project, Revolt TV. The music-themed television network will launch this fall and will now be available to TWC customers. It was announced earlier this...

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It’s hard to say what will happen with Sneakerhead culture in the next five years. With Nike pretty much controlling the flow of 90% of the prized goods at their leisure, we’re all sheep at the end of the day. But who’s to judge. For some of us, it’s still about loving the way sneakers...

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