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Over the past several months, Dr. Cornel West has been vocal in his disapproval and outright disdain for President Barack Obama, and Dr. West’s fellow intellectuals and cultural commentators, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Rev. Al Sharpton. Dr. West’s criticisms were addressed yesterday by Dr. Dyson, as he spoke about the state of black intellectualism at Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference.

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A potential Jay Z and Drake rivalry has been the subject of tremendous buzz amongst hip-hop fans since the release of “We Made It,” a freestyle featuring Jay Z and Jay Electronica. On the track Jay Z referenced Drake’s comments from a recent Rolling Stone interview in which Drake criticized Jay’s recent tendency to reference expensive artwork in his rhymes. On the Russ Parr Morning Show, 50 Cent spoke about a budding rivalry between hip-hop’s most famous icon and it’s biggest young superstar.

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Freddie Gibbs is still bitter towards his former boss and collaborator, Young Jeezy. Speaking to Noisey, Gibbs explained why he now feels that signing to Jeezy’s Corporate Thugz Entertainment was the biggest mistake he’s made in his hip-hop career. Gibbs also admits that he would be willing to move past his beef with the elder rapper if Jeezy would acknowledge his wrongdoing.

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In the wake of the big Oscar win for Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, the story broke regarding a rift between McQueen and John Ridley, the film’s screenwriter. According to various reports, McQueen and Ridley fell out after the British filmmaker’s request for a co-credit on the script was turned down. Since the dispute, McQueen has been cold towards Ridley at awards shows and hasn’t acknowledged the screenwriter in various acceptance speeches.

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For several months, Young Money fans have speculated about the interpersonal relationships between some of the label’s biggest stars. In particular, Drake has seemed to be scrutinized the most. Many believed the Toronto native is distancing himself from other notables in the YMCMB camp–including fellow label star Nicki Minaj. During a recent interview with Hot 97, Nicki was asked about the perceived estrangement between she and Drizzy.

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Rick Ross and Jeezy fans were surprised when the two rappers, who had been feuding for years, finally set aside their differences. The pair appeared on the track “War Ready,” a song slated to be included on Ross’ upcoming album, Mastermind. In a new interview with Huffington Post Live, Ross dismisses the bad blood as just “misconfusion.”

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Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel decided to put their Twitter feud to rest in a noticeably uncomfortable appearance on the comedian’s television show. West was very angry over a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” parody skit in which Kimmel hired a child actor to portray West in a recreation of an interview his BBC radio 1 interview and took to…

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Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel will have an opportunity to settle their feud face-to-face tonight (October 9th), as West is scheduled to appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” West was infuriated two weeks ago after Kimmel spoofed the hip-hop superstar’s recent BBC interview. After Kimmel aired the spoof on his show, Kanye went on a Twitter rant against the comedian and talk show host.

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Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor has long been one of music’s most outspoken artists. At the height of her career in the early 1990s, that fiery nature cost her fame and fortune and she has not mellowed at all over the last two decades. O’Connor’s made headlines this week when she penned an open letter to pop star Miley…

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Entertainer/activist Harry Belafonte’s 2012 criticisms of superstar couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s perceived lack of activism have sparked a war of words in the media between he and Jay. The hip-hop superstar fired back at Belafonte, both in song (on Magna Carta Holy Grail’s track “Nickels and Dimes”) and in a recent Life+Times interview, where he defiantly declared that his “presence is charity.”

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