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Iggy Azalea has nothing to hide. The “Fancy” rapper took to Twitter early Thursday morning (Jun. 30), revealing the cause of her break-up with NBA player and fiancé Nick Young. “I broke up with Nick because I found out he had brought other women into our home while I was away and caught them on the security footage,” said the Australian native on Twitter.

I have never even been told by nick that his baby mother is pregnant so if this is true I’m finding out via E news,” Iggy also said, referring to a report by E! News that Young got his ex-girlfriend Keonna Green four months pregnant with their now second child.

Together since 2011, the couple officially called it quits earlier this month, with Young’s infidelity being questioned after he was caught in a cheating scandal after video surfaced of the 31-year-old speaking about an encounter with another woman.

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adidas and Kanye West are taking their business relationship to a new level, extending their partnership to a new long-term deal. Announced on Wednesday morning (Jun. 29), the sportswear company and Chicago designer/rapper have launched “adidas + KANYE WEST,” a new division with a team of designers and product managers creating footwear, apparel and accessories for all genders across street and sport under the YEEZY brand.

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Future shakes his dreads on the new issue of Rolling Stone. The Freebandz rapper graces the cover, opening up to Brian Hiatt on the highs and lows of his rise to rap stardom. The cover story gives a timeline of Future growing up, being groomed in the Dungeon Family, drug use, returning to the street music that made him successful after the failure of his sophomore album Honest, and more.

The 32-year-old briefly touches on comparisons to “Panda” rapper Desiigner, the messy break-up with Ciara, Russell Wilson being around their son Future Jr., and being hesistant falling in love again for the fear of it affecting his music.

Mike WiLL Made-It and DJ Esco also provide additional quotes in the cover story, that can be read below.

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Fellas, Iggy Azalea is back on the market. The “Fancy” rapper has called it quits, ending her relationship with Los Angeles Lakers player Nick Young. “Unfortunately, although I love Nick and I have tried and tried to rebuild my trust in him—It’s become apparent in the last few weeks I am unable to,” said the Australian native in a post on Instagram. “I genuinely wish Nick the best.”

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Complex dedicates their freshly-unveiled June/July cover to hip-hop’s most theatrical talent, Chance The Rapper, and theatre’s most hip-hop dude, Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda. In the interview, moderated by Nadeska Alexis, Chance and Miranda share their experiences as artists, fathers and rap nerds, and also discuss the genius of Kanye West and Obama’s next move.

As far as their respective — and wildly popular — work is concerned, Miranda reveals his plans to bring Hamilton to Chicago and London, while Chance amps up the excitement for his forthcoming mixtape Chance 3, which, despite recently being hospitalized with illness, is still on track to drop tomorrow night (May 12). Check out a few excerpts from the cover story, along with a behind-the-scenes video, below.

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After celebrating her boyfriend Meek Mill’s 29th birthday, Nicki Minaj has been slammed with a lawsuit by her ex-boyfriend Safaree “SB” Samuels. On Tuesday night (May. 11), Minaj took to Twitter to vent, revealing to her 20 million followers the recent drama she is now facing.

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It’s been almost a full 24 since Drake’s long-awaited Views LP was released on iTunes, which is more than enough time for you to unequivocally decide whether the album is either “classic” or “trash” (just kidding). Early on, it’s clear Views is Aubrey Graham’s love letter to Toronto, a multi-seasonal, Take Care-sounding journey of hip-hop supremacy and romantic redemption. There are Rihanna and Future appearances, DMX and Mary J. Blige samples, and just enough corny lines thrown in for good measure (“got so many chains they call me Chaining Tatum”).

So, while we continue to let Views properly sink in before his next “arsenal of songs” inevitably take over the summer of ’16, here’s what the Internet has been saying about Drake’s new album so far.

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The moment has finally arrived as Drake’s long-awaited fourth solo LP VIEWS is available now exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes. The 20-track follow-up to 2013’s Nothing Was The Same includes the singles “One Dance,” “Pop Style,” and the smash-hit “Hotline Bling.” Rihanna, Future, PARTYNEXTDOOR, WizKid, dvsn, Popcaan, and the late Pimp C make guest appearances on the album, as Kanye West, Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib, Metro Boomin, Southside, Cardo, and Nineteen85 lead an all-star cast of producers.

Shortly after VIEWS released on iTunes, Drake’s sit down with Zane Lowe recorded this week aired on a special edition of OVO Sound Radio. In the 67-minute interview, the two discussed the making of the album, working with Future on What A Time To Be Alive, Toronto’s music scene, thoughts on The Weeknd’s success, the status of his relationship with Nicki Minaj, Birdman vs. Lil’ Wayne, new artists from Toronto (Tory Lanez) subliminally dissing him, acting plans, family, and much more.

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The news of Prince’s death has shocked the world, as many continue to mourn the fallen icon. Celebrities such as President Obama, Justin Timberlake, Oprah, Lil’ Wayne, R. Kelly, Chaka Khan, Rita Ora, The Weeknd, Questlove and more took to various social media platforms and media outlets to express their condolences over Prince’s passing.

For Frank Ocean, the Grammy Award-winning singer wrote a letter to the legendary vocalist, posting the tribute on Tumblr. In the lengthy letter, Frank reveals “When You Were Mine” off 1980’s Dirty Mind is his favorite Prince song, and touches on how the singer made an impact outside of music, helping him identify with his sexuality.

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The world is mourning as global icon Prince passed away on Thursday at the age of 57. An influential music figure, inspiring generations of artists, Prince’s death is hitting many in the entertainment industry hard, as many have taken to social media to mourn and offer their condolences.

Singer Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr page on Thursday afternoon, writing a beautiful letter to the late singer who serves as a major inspiration to his music. Meanwhile, Justin Timberlake, Quincy Jones, Katy Perry, Kelly Rowland, Missy Elliott, The Weeknd, Questlove, The-Dream, Kehlani, and more expressed their shock and thoughts on Twitter and Instagram shortly after TMZ broke the news, which was confirmed by Prince’s publicist shortly after.

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