Michael Saponara

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Michael's from the suburbs outside NYC but currently resides in Manhattan. He got his start as an intern for Vibe Magazine during the summer of 2016 before finding a home writing for Billboard. Mike's also contributed to XXL and Genius. Kanye West is his hero.

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Dr. Dre Reportedly Released From Hospital But Still Under 24/7 Medical Surveillance

Dre had reportedly been hospitalized since January 4.

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Quality Control Rapper Duke Deuce Gives Drunk Driving PSA Following Apparent DUI

Deuce has to pass a breathalyzer test every time he starts his car.

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Lil Durk Slanders King Von Chain, Forcing Jeweler To Release Statement

"That’s not my weak ass chain," Durk wrote in disgust.

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Kendrick Lamar, MF DOOM, Mac Miller & More Soundtrack Joe Biden & Kamala Harris' 2021 Inauguration Playlist

N.E.R.D., A Tribe Called Quest, SZA and Beyoncé also made the cut.

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50 Cent Claims He 'Can Still Move The Needle' After King Von Tops TV Songs Chart Thanks To 'Power' Boost

'I Am What I Am' features Brooklyn's Fivio Foreign and originally appeared on Von's 'Welcome To O'Block' album.

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Watch Juice WRLD's Final Music Video For Young Thug-Assisted 'Bad Boy'

The previously-leaked track was slated for a 2020 release.

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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Reportedly Sued For Over $260K In Damages To New Jersey Rental Home

The Bronx-bred rapper is being accused of leaving the property with clogged toilets, ruined landscaping, cutting carpets and abandoning vehicles.

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Cardi B Lands First Leading Movie Role As 'Small-Time Crook'

She starred in 'Hustlers' and is slated for a cameo in the delayed 'Fast & Furious 9.'

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50 Cent Says 'New York Is Lit Again' After Blockbuster Trade Ships James Harden To Brooklyn Nets

Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, Slim Thug and more also reacted to the blockbuster deal.

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Young Thug & Juice WRLD Channel Classic Will Smith & Martin Lawrence With Upcoming 'Bad Boy' Collaboration

The Cole Bennett-directed visual playing off the 1995 classic comedy also releases Friday (January 15).

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Megan Thee Stallion Looks To Make More Chart History As She Hints At Hopping On Ariana Grande's '34+35' Remix

The worlds of pop and Hip Hop could be colliding once again to smash the charts.

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Dr. Dre’s Estranged Wife Reportedly Details Domestic Violence Encounters & Claims She Was Held At Gun Point Twice

The court documents were reportedly filed just days before Dre suffered a brain aneurysm at the top of 2021.

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Ashanti & Keyshia Cole Rescheduled Verzuz Date Announced

The anticipated R&B celebration has already been delayed twice due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Drake Models In The Studio For Fashion Show With 'Certified Lover Boy' Promised For January

Will 'Certified Lover Boy' end up dropping in January?

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Drake Was Once Fined $500 By Golden State Warriors After Flying On Team Plane With Steph Curry

The 6 God was late for the flight back to Los Angeles alongside Warrior stars Steph Curry and Draymond Green.

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Lil Uzi Vert Nearly Brings Fan To Tears With 9th Birthday Shout-Out

He also connected with the young fan over FaceTime.

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Lil Baby's 'My Turn' Named Best Selling U.S. Album For 2020 Over Taylor Swift

Pop Smoke, Juice WRLD, Lil Uzi Vert and Roddy Ricch make appearances on the list rounding out the Top 10.

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Dr. Dre Reportedly Remains In ICU Following Brain Aneurysm

Doctors are still trying to figure out the cause of the brain bleed.

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