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Tyler, The Creator Responds To J-Kwon’s ODD FUTURE Diss Track, ‘Pushing The Odds’

Odd Future’s fearless leader is involved in an “odd” (pun intended) beef with a fellow rapper that hasn’t been relevant in years. Former So So Def rapper, J-Kwon, dropped a diss track called “Pushing The Odds,” aimed at OFWGKTA.

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Skunkwords Photographic, flickr

Alive at Five Will Be Held At The Palace Theatre Today

The rain, rain, will not go away. It’s been a miserable spring so far, but Mother Nature can’t get in the way of having a good time. This week’s edition of the Alive at Five concert series will be moved indoors this evening.

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Hot 99.1′s The Phrase That PAYS – 10 Hip Hop Songs About MONEY! [VIDEOS]

Hot 99.1 is giving you the loot throughout the entire month of June with “The Phrase That Pays.” The concept is simple – listen to Hot 99.1 to find out how many words are in the phrase of the week. We give you one of the words at the top of every hour. Once you figure out the phrase of the week, be the 9th caller just after 5pm on Thursdays. If you have the phrase that pays, you get $300 cash!

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Lil Wayne At SPAC 8/3 – Update To America’s Most Wanted Music Festival Line-Up

In April, T.I. confirmed that Future “disassociated himself” from Lil Wayne’s America’s Most Wanted Tour. It was initially reported that YMCMB artist, Tyga would replace him. That scenario never came to fruition. Now we know a little more about the line-up that we’ll see at SPAC on August 3rd.

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NBA 2K14 Playstation 4 + Xbox One Next Gen Trailer [VIDEO]

The next generation of gaming consoles is on the horizon. Both Xbox and Playstation will be releasing their new game systems in the near future. I’m not a huge gamer, but I enjoy the crap out of picking up the sticks whenever I have free time. After hearing and seeing some of the advancements the new consoles will offer, I might have to MAKE time.

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GET CRUNK! Saratoga Brewfest Is THIS Saturday!

The biggest, most bad-ass beer festival in Upstate New York is coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds this Saturday! Over 150 beers will be available for your drinking pleasure during the 4th Annual Saratoga Brewfest. All you need is a ticket and a designated driver (considering we’re talking about 4 hours of unlimited beer sampling here).

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Universal Republic Records

YMCMB ‘Rich Gang’ Compilation Due Out June 25th

It’s “all in the family” for the upcoming Cash Money collaboration project. The album, “Rich Gang,” will feature both old and new faces associated with the clique. Joining the likes of Weezy, Drake, Birdman and Nicki Minaj will be new signee’s, Mystikal, Limp Bizkit and Busta Rhymes.

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RATCHET Wedding BRAWL [VIDEO]

This caption of this video reads, “Wedding Turns Into All Out Brawl.” If this REALLY is a wedding, it’s the most RATCHET wedding I've ever seen. There is way too many jeans, white tees, shorts and snap backs for this to be a real wedding, right? Either way, it’s hard to tell what lead to this WWE-style fist-throwin’ chair-tossin’ slobberknocker, but it’s damn entertaining.

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The HOT 9 – Hip Hop Summer Songs [Week of 6/3]

It’s time for week number two of the HOT 9. The official first day of summer is June 21st so it’s time to start building those BBQ playlists. We got another 9-song set list of HOT records to bump this summer. The list is perfect if you’re at a family reunion, hanging poolside, cruising with your clique or kickin’ back enjoying the sunshine solo. Feel free to comment below if you have any suggestions for next week’s list.

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Colonie Police Department

Punk @$$ Charged With Rape And Assault On Albany Area Woman

Here’s another example of why you should never, never, NEVERRRRR get into a car with a stranger, no matter how “harmless” they look. A 24 year-old Niskayuna resident, Salam Al Haideri, is being charged with rape and assault after attacking a 19 year-old woman walking home early this morning.

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Is Laughter Contagious? YES – Here’s Proof! [VIDEO]

Here’s the situation. You’re hanging out with a few friends, two of them share an inside joke, they start laughing, and then you start laughing. The joke makes zero sense to you, has nothing to do with you, yet, you can’t help but chuckle. Yes, my friends. Laughter truly is contagious. It’s science, people!

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Flo Rida’s Manager Got BOOTED From Monday’s HEAT Game [VIDEO]

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals got HEATED. See what I did there? I digress. Plenty of high profiled celebs were in attendance to see the Miami Heat advance to the NBA Finals on Monday night. The Biebs was there (go get em’ Keyshawn), David Beckham and Flo Rida as well.

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‘Sno Kone Smoke Show’ Amanda Scott of Sno Kone Joe’s – HOT or NOT? [POLL]

The ice cream war in Gloversville is officially over. The feud between ice cream truck drivers for Sno Kone Joe’s and Mr. Ding-A-Ling was a hot topic in local media, national media and the late night television circuit. The case went all the way up to state Supreme Court, where the judge decided the city of Gloversville rightfully denied Sno Kone Joe’s a permit to sell their delectable treats in the city.

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The Chick Miguel Leg-Dropped Might Have Brain Damage?

Aside from friends and family members, nobody knew who Kyati Shah was last month. That all changed when R&B star, Miguel, introduced his leg to her face at the Billboard Music Awards. The two were all sunshine and rainbows after the show, but things changed when the possibility of a monster pay day presented itself. The girl’s attorney is claiming she suffered head trauma that could indicate a brain injury.

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B.O.B. Calls ‘Headband’ feat. 2 Chainz The TWERK ANTHEM on Summer 2013!! Git it, Git it!!

B.O.B. hit the ground running in the music world with the enormously successful singles, Nothin’ On You and Airplanes. The records were a huge mainstream success. The crossover artist seems to be settling in to his true Hip Hop roots as of late, though. His current single, We Still In This B*tch with T.I. is an absolute smash, and the next record up might be even bigger. He recently spoke to NYC radio station NOW-FM about the joint with 2 Chainz called “Headband.”

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French Montana’s ‘Excuse My French’ Debuts In The Top 5

There’s a new number one album in the country this week, and it wasn’t French Montana’s long awaited debut project. The top spot belonged to the (frequently sampled) French group, Daft Punk. The album, Random Access Memories, sold nearly 340,000 copies in its first week.

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