Kevin Hart drops What Now? mixtape featuring Nick Jonas, T.I., 2 Chainz

As his new standup special, Kevin Hart: What Now? does solid business at the weekend box office, the comedian has dropped the film’s accompanying soundtrack, which features vocal contributions from heavy hitters like Nick Jonas, 2 Chainz, Akon, and T.I. 

The Kevin Hart: What Now? mixtape sees the actor rapping as his alter ego, Chocolate Droppa, on tracks like “Baller Alert,” “Light It Up,” “Give It Back,” and “Sunday Morning.” 

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T.I. responds to Irving Plaza shooting: 'My heart is heavy today'

Rapper T.I. has addressed the deadly shooting at New York’s Irving Plaza on Wednesday night where he was to perform later that night.

“My heart is heavy today. Our music is intended to save lives, like it has mine and many others,” the rapper wrote on Instagram. “My heartfelt condolences to the family that suffered the loss & my prayers are with all those injured. Respectfully, Tip.”

He additionally commented, “Rest in Peace Bro. God bless.”

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T.I. owns L.A. in cameo-filled video for new Dr. Dre-produced single 'Dope'

T.I. is taking his talents out west and into the future. The Atlanta MC enlisted Dr. Dre to produce “Dope,” the first single from his new album Dime Trap.

Sampling Aaliyah’s 2001 track “Rock the Boat,” “Dope” features English singer Marsha Ambrosius on the hook praising the song title and one of Dre’s favorite musical subjects.

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T.I. apologizes for saying a woman can't be president

Rapper T.I. came under fire Tuesday after saying he wouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton because she’s a woman.

After the interview went viral online, T.I. apologized for his statements via Twitter.

“My comments about women running for president were unequivocally insensitive and wrong,” he wrote. “I sincerely apologize to everyone I offended.”

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Judge reduces fines from Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' 'Blurred Lines' case, awards Gaye family more earnings profits

Back in March, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were ordered to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye’s family for copying parts of “Blurred Lines” from Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got To Give It Up.” Thicke appealed the ruling, and according to court papers filed Tuesday, California judge John A. Kronstadt reduced the amount to $5.3 million.

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