Soren Baker

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The News Editor of HipHopDX.com, Soren Baker has had more than 3,500 articles published in such publications as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, XXL and The Source. The Maryland native has penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, Ice Cube, N.W.A, Gang Starr and others. He has also authored 14 books, worked on television programs for VH1 and Fuse and has sold a movie script. Baker is the co-host of Open Bar Radio on 93.5 KDAY in Los Angeles with Xzibit and has written and produced DVDs for Tech N9ne and Chingy.

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French Montana Buys Selena Gomez’s House For $3.3 Million

The rapper got the residence for less than its asking price.

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Birdman Shooting Video For “Respek” Song

The Cash Money Records exec’s new song is also getting pushed by Soulja Boy.

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Chris Brown Announces “Heartbreak On A Full Moon” Album

The singer says he has a new single dropping May 5.

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Andre 3000 Has Recorded Material With Kid Cudi

Travis Barker also says that the OutKast member wants to record with him.

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Drake’s “One Dance” Breaks Adele’s “Hello” UK Streaming Record

Drake’s "One Dance" is featured on his “VIEWS” album, which came out last week.

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Drake: “VIEWS” Sold 630,000 Copies In One Night

Drake makes the announcement at a party in Toronto.

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Beyonce Postpones Nashville Concert; Stadium Disputes Possible Reason For Delay

Beyonce’s team says the new date will be announced soon.

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Chance The Rapper To Appear On "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Robert Downey Jr. and Amy Sedaris are also slated to appear on the program that day.

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Chris Brown & OHB "Before The Trap: Nights In Tarzana” Mixtape Stream, Cover Art & Tracklist

UPDATE: The project is part of the Virginia singer's seven-part “Team Breezy To Do List."

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Nice & Smooth Preparing For “30th Anniversary Tour”

EXCLUSIVE: "We’re definitely gonna give it to them,” Greg Nice says, "like they’ve never seen it before.”

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Durag Dynasty Launching Groundbreaking “Class Picture” Augmented Reality Video

The video for The Alchemist-produced song is being released via Hunt AR App.

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Katt Williams Arrested For Battery After Salt Shaker Incident

Katt Williams allegedly got into an altercation at an Atlanta restaurant.

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Freeway “Free Will” Album Stream, Cover Art & Tracklist

UPDATE: Freeway's "Free Will" album features Young Buck and ROD.

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The Mekanix Announces “Under The Hood” Album Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist

EXCLUSIVE: “With this project, we wanted to expand our sound and rebrand ourselves,” 4 rAx says of The Mekanix’s new project featuring E-40, Too $hort, Dru Down, Ras Kass and B-Legit.

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Tru Life Proclaims His Innocence & Announces Documentary After Prison Release

UPDATE: The former Roc-La-Familia Records artist compares his prison stay to slavery.

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Bloods-Affiliated Pop Out Boys Crew Arrested In $400,000 Identity Theft Ring

One of the rappers made a song about using Uber while committing crimes.

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Birdman “Put Some Respek On My Name” Shirts Now Available

Birdman has apparently branded several of his comments from his abbreviated “The Breakfast Club” interview last week.

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DMX’s Mt. Kisco, New York Home Put Into Foreclosure

DMX reportedly owes more than $730,000 on the property.

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Joey Bada$$ Explains How Jay Z’s “Decoded” Shaped His Business Perspective

EXCLUSIVE: "I picked up so many amazing jewels from it,” Joey Bada$$ says of Jay Z’s "Decoded."

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Rick Ross Sends The Breakfast Club Cases Of Belaire After Birdman Interview

Charlamagne posted a video celebrating the gift.

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