SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 11: Big Boi performs at Day Two of the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival at Golden Gate Park on A
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Big Boi Set to Release New Album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
Mark Dec. 11 on your calendar for OutKast member's second solo album [ Billboard]

Nicki Minaj Disses Mariah Carey in New Reality Show Trailer
All this fighting is starting to taint the pristine purity and integrity of reality shows [Hip-Hop Wired]

Blake Shelton Wins "Entertainer of the Year" at Country Music Awards
The Voice star picked up three awards, including third straight Male Vocalist of the Year award [THR]

UK rock group Alt-J Wins Prestigious Mercury Prize 
The band beat out rapper/signer Plan B and Jessie Ware for the prize [Billboard]

New Earl Sweatshirt!
Odd Future rapper poignantly rhymes about absent father and media in "Chum"