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Aug 16

GETPlugged: Swizz Beatz Becomes The VP Of Creative Design For Lotus

HETHEL, England — Taking a page from the Victoria Beckham and Land Rover playbook, Lotus announced on Monday that it has hired Grammy-winning rapper and producer Swizz Beatz to serve as a high-profile consultant. “The key is to infiltrate the … Read More

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Aug 12

GETPlugged: A CNN Reports Shows Majority of Americans Don’t Have $1,000 to Handle An Emergency

A CNN report says a majority, or 64%, of Americans don’t have enough cash on hand to handle a $1,000 emergency expense, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, or NFCC, released on Wednesday. Only 36% … Read More

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Aug 10

GETPlugged: Jay-Z, Diddy & Kanye Top Forbes “Cash King’s” 2011 List

Birdman: “If we ain’t number one now, we’ll be there soon.” Swizz Beatz: “I will be #1 next year.” Wiz Khalifa: “I’m one of them? That’s what’s up!” Forbes has released their list of the top earning hip hop artists … Read More

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Aug 06

Jay-Z & Pharrell Williams Team Up To Propel Billionaire Boys Club

Known for their power maneuvers in the music industry, Sean “Jay-Z” Carter and Pharrell Williams have collaborated on several musical ventures in the past. Now, the two forces are joining together again, but this time it will be outside of … Read More

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Aug 06

G.O.O.D. Music Artist Big Sean Faces Sexual Assualt Charges

Detroit hip-hop star Big Sean faced allegations of sexual assault as he made his way to Pontiac for a big homecoming gig Friday night. The 23-year-old rapper, born Sean Anderson, was arrested Thursday for an alleged sexual assault during his … Read More

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