Ricardo Hazell

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Ricardo Hazell is a New York City based journalist, author and news writer with more than two decades covering urban culture.

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What Iman Shumpert Learned About The Music Business Making His Debut Album 'This Car Isn’t Stolen'

Former NBA Player Iman Shumpert released his debut album ‘This Car Isn’t Stolen’ and spoke with HipHopDX about how the music industry differs from sports.

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Cam'ron Slides Into Nia Long's DMs Following Ime Udoka Cheating Scandal

Cam'ron is looking to woo Nia Long in her Instagram DMs after it emerged that her fiancé, Ime Udoka, cheated on her with a Boston Celtics staffer.

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50 Cent’s Penis Enlargement Lawsuit Heats Up As Defendant’s Lawyers Want Case Tossed Out

50 Cent's penis enlargement lawsuit has been brushed off by lawyers representing defendant Angela Kogan and her company Perfection Plastic Surgery.

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Kodak Black Accused Of Biting Saucy Santana's Viral Hit "Walk"

Kodak Black and Saucy Santana have been going back and forth on social media after the latter claimed Yak stole his viral hit "Walk." 

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Prodigy ‘Hegelian Dialectic: The Book of Heroine’ Shows A New Side To The Legendary Rapper

HipHopDX brings you the Prodigy Hegelian Dialectic: The Book of Heroine album review which was released on Friday September 23, 2022. The legend reveals a new side to himself

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Nicki Minaj & Lil Baby Join 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' Army In New Ad

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 release is just weeks away and Activision has called upon Nicki Minaj and Lil Baby to get the word out.

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Antonio Brown Accused Of Stealing In Lil Wayne's Name

A Florida music promotor has alleged that former NFL football player Antonio Brown tricked him out of $500,000 by saying it was for Lil' Wayne.

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Biggs Burke Thinks Kanye Is Wrong For His 'White Lives Matter' Shirts

Kareem "Biggs" Burke weighed in on Kanye West's latest attempt at free thinking, the 'White Lives Matter' shirts.

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Tone Loc Reminisces On The Late Coolio: 'He Is Heavily Missed'

Tone Loc reminisces about the late Coolio and their time performing together on tour.

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Kanye West's Instagram Account Suspended Due To Alleged Anti-Semitism

Kanye West's Instagram account has been restricted for alleged anti-semitic language used during an argument with Diddy.

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Megan Thee Stallion Instagram Post Hints At Upcoming 'Stranger Things' Appearance

Megan Thee Stallion may have secured a role in Netflix's series Stranger Things. She teased the possibility via Instagram account.

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Cormega On Linking With Nas For ‘The Realness 2’ & His Big L Regret

Cormega speaks to HipHopDX about his new album 'The Realness 2,' reuniting with Nas and the artist he regrets not working with when he had the chance.

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Editorial

5 Reasons To Watch Kid Cudi's 'Entergalactic'

Kid Cudi's 'Entergalactic' is an adult animated experience released on September 30 that serves as a companion to his album of the same name.

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Editorial

7 Essential Hip-Hop Books For Back To School

HipHopDX has collected a list of authors and books that we feel have the potential to be the catalyst for ongoing curiosity in the children raised on Hip Hop.

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HitMaka Says His Mother Sent Him To Boot Camp After Signing To DMX’s Label

The Chicago native appeared on Maff Hoffa’s My Expert Opinion podcast to share the story of how his estranged mother stepped in and put a pause on his career.

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Rick Ross Pledges $10M For Jake Paul’s Next Fight

Rick Ross took to Instagram to tell his followers that he's willing to put up big time dollars to secure Jake Paul's next opponent.

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Dupre 'Doitall' Kelly Of Lords Of The Underground On Being America’s First Hip Hop Politician

Dupre Kelly, aka Doitall of Lords of the Underground, speaks to HipHopDX about becoming America's first platinum-selling rap artist ever to be elected to office.

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Laz Alonso Breaks Down His Character’s Hip Hop T-Shirt Collection On ‘The Boys’

HipHopDX spoke with Laz Alonso about the intricacies of playing this character while purposefully and skillfully injecting Hip Hop culture into the story and structure of the show.  

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DJ Drama On Lil Wayne Claiming 'Best Rapper Alive' Status & His Favorite Weezy Verse

On Lil Wayne's 'Dedication 2' project there is a skit called “I’m The Best Rapper Alive” and DJ Drama recalls the thought process behind making that claim.

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Kyrie Irving Responds To Kendrick Lamar’s Vaccine Lyric About Him On 'Savior’

When Kyrie Irving appeared briefly on the red carpet at the 2022 BET Awards, he was asked about Kendrick Lamar’s mention of him on “Savior."

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Slim Thug Didn't Know Lupe Fiasco's 'Hip Hop Saved My Life' Was About Him

Slim Thug tells HipHopDX he was taken aback when he learned Lupe Fiasco's 2007 hit 'Hip Hop Saved My Life' was about him.

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