A former Drake associate makes $500,000 after fraudulently booking the rapper in a South African show. [TheBoomBox]

DJ Drama talks about his five favorite southern emcees. [HipHopDX]

Justin Timberlake pokes fun at himself in a Saturday Night Live sketch that never aired. [NYPost]

Apple is close to securing a deal with all four major record labels to stream their music. [AZCentral]

Missy Elliott and Ice Cube will be on VH1’s revived Behind The Music series. [HipHopDX]

Found: Watch the Saturday Night Live performance that got Cypress Hill banned from the show for life. [2DopeBoyz]

Check out Diplo's new Vanity Fair travel diary, including pics from his 2010 trip to Trinidad & Tobago. [VanityFair]