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Remy Martin: Bloody Attitude

Remy Martin, the 23-year-old protégée of Big Pun, lingers at a crossroads. She is unsigned, but clearly commands the allure and lyrics to join any team or label. AllHipHop.com caught up to Remy as she ponders the future and a bunch of other entertaining stuff. AllHipHop.com: So where are you at right now? Remy: Right… Read more »

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Memphis Bleek: Full Circle

Tucked away in a small room at the Roc-A-Fella Records’ offices with the remnants of ‘dro smoke in the air, Memphis Bleek is pensively viewing an unfinished version of his latest video, “Round Here” from his new album M.A.D.E. “I’ve seen this 30 times,” he says of the clip. “I ain’t had a video in… Read more »

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Lloyd Banks: Batter Up Part 2

AllHipHop: Ya’ll have a strong force around ya’ll, can ya’ll enjoy life in that state? Lloyd Banks: It’s crazy because my success came kind of faster than an average artist. I can’t go no where in New York right now. Like when 50 walks through the mall they won’t care if he’s with his baby… Read more »

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Juvenile: Brand New Day

Juvenile getting back with Cash Money is like N.W.A. reunion that everybody longed for. Juve’s return marks the return of the label’s greatest selling rapper and a mending of past beefs – sort of. While his foray alone didn’t get exactly as he planned, the Magnolia representer is taking it back to ’98 with his… Read more »

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Luke Campbell: The Man, The Mouth

Luther Campbell has seen more in his 20 year career than perhaps any single person in the rap game. He has seen the top of the game after coming from the bottom, straight outta Miami’s Liberty City. Beef? Luke almost invented the concept. The rapper took on the U.S. Government, a President, Senators, not to… Read more »

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DAS Efx

Since 1992, DAS Efx has made it their mission in life to prove that they can compete with the best that Hip-Hop has to offer. Throughout their career, they have achieved many personal triumphs and suffered many setbacks, and have seen the best and the worst this industry has to offer. Coming off a five-year… Read more »

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The Bravehearts: New York’s Bravest

In 1993, veteran journalist Gay Talese released the book “Fame and Obscurity,” a collection of articles he’d written about New York City. The book was critically acclaimed, and went on to become a bestseller. A year later, novice rapper Nas released the album illmatic, a collection of songs he’d written about New York City. The… Read more »

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Pitch Black: The Blacker The Berry…

With the rift between supposed “real” hip hop and “mainstream” hip hop seemingly growing vaster with each release, emcees D.G., Devious, Fast, G.O.D., and Zakee, the five member group of BK spitters that make up Pitch Black, wish not to be pigeon holed into either of hip hops seemingly opposed schools of thought. Pitch Black’s… Read more »

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Tray Deee: By Any Means

Tha Eastsidaz have gotten a taste of what it feels like to be on the wrong side of the game. The group claims that the man who brought them to West Coast prominence, Snoop Dogg, duped the them of over $1 million each. With platinum and gold albums on their resume, Tha Eastsidaz say they… Read more »

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Afeni Shakur: Resurrection

How would your mother deal with it if you were shot and killed? Not many people can muster up the strength to do what Afeni Shakur, mother of murdered rapper Tupac is doing. Her son has left a major impression on the arts and due to much of her efforts. Her son has sold 30… Read more »

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Lauren Lazin: Good Thingz To Life

You may not know her name, but you’ve seen the programs she helped create. Lauren Lazin has helmed the production of dozens of documentaries and original programs for MTV, including “Cribs,” “True Life,” and “Diary.” With a cable network docu-drama background, the jump to directing a feature-length film fitted for the big screen proved to… Read more »

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Fatman Scoop: Big Man, Bigger Moves

Along with DJ Clue, Fatman Scoop was an original DJ yelling on tracks. When you hear the mighty “Mixdrop!” you know who’s mixing. In his downtime from being a staple radio host at Hot 97, Scoop has grown internationally known through his productions and label work. Scoop recently hosted and co-produced the “Inside Hip Hop”… Read more »

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Five Deez: Welcome To The Fifth Dimension

Cincinnati sucks! I should know because I live there. An almost non-existent music scene, coupled with racist, homicidal cops, an inordinate amount of illegal business (see: “Traffic,” “In Too Deep”), and post-riot economic and racial distress all add up to one f*ckin’ cesspool of a city. But in this gloomy environment there are a few… Read more »

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54th Regiment: Glory Days

54th Regiment: Glory Days B’en Original In hip-hop, acts come and go, especially these days. But just when you were almost convinced that neo-soul was only good music worth buying, along comes an group that reminds you of what loved about the rap game from day one. Repping New Jersey, True Essence recording artists 54th… Read more »

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Warren G: Beef and 213

Warren G has seen his fair share of beef. Reared in the wild, West Coast, the G-Funk originator bore firsthand witness to the dramatic conflicts during the mid-nineties (Dr. Dre is is brother and Snoop is a rap partner). But, Warren G is considered one of the greatest products of the Left Coast for many… Read more »

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