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RIAA Issues Open Letter Addressing Jay-Z’s Samsung Deal And Some New Rules

The following was originally published on RIAA.com. By now, many of us in the music business, as well as Jay-Z fans, know that Samsung has purchased one million “Magna Carta Holy Grail” digital albums to be given away to the phone maker’s customers.  It is a novel and creative marketing move and it has rightly… Read more »

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WATCH LIVE: Trayvon Martin Trial

The Trayvon Martin trial started yesterday (June 24) in controversy, from the bizarre knock-knock joke from George Zimmerman’s lawyer, to the judge’s ruling that Martin’s parents will be allowed attend the trial. There aren’t many networks airing the entire feed without a barrage of commercials, along with opinions and comments from various talking heads. Watch… Read more »

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Why The Real Slim Shady Still Stands Up: 13 Years of “The Marshall Mathers LP”

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com On May 23, 2000, thirteen years ago today, Eminem’s second major-label album, The Marshall Mathers LP, was released.  I was a thirteen-year-old and in seventh grade at the time. I’ll never forget how much of… Read more »

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Dillard President Asks Dr. Dre Why He Gave $35 Million to USC and Not a Black College

________________ The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com _________________ This piece originally ran on yourblackworld.net Dr. Dre is one of the most successful entertainers in history, earning hundreds of millions of dollars by making great music.  Much of this music moves because… Read more »

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Phoning in the Revolution: Exploring Race and the Technological Consumer with Insight from Chuck D

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com How much have you spent on electronics in just the last 12-24 months? How about your friends and family? And what did you and/or your community get back from it? Really? How does race impact… Read more »

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