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Future Says Lil Wayne “Raised Awareness” About Emmett Till; “Karate Chop” Producer Speaks

(AllHipHop News) Future’s “Karate Chop” has been a topic of interest in Hip-Hop for the last several months due to the controversial lyrics by the song’s featured artist. Lil Wayne’s reference to Emmett Till, the African-American teenager who was brutally murdered by two white men in 1955, upset the Till family and eventually cost the Young… Read more »

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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million To USC For New Academy

(AllHipHop News) Super-producer Dr. Dre (born Andre Young) and influential music executive Jimmy Iovine are using parts of their substantial fortunes to help cultivate the next generation of music business moguls. It was announced that the pair is giving the University of Southern California $70 million to create a new music academy. “The vision and generosity… Read more »

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The Roots

The Roots, J. Cole, Marsha Ambrosious and More Set to Perform at Wawa Welcome America! Festival

(AllHipHop News) As part of celebrating the nation’s birthday, Wawa, VH1 and the city of Philadelphia have teamed up to the put together the Wawa Welcome America! Festival, billed as “The Largest Free Concert in America.” Joined by Mayor Michael Nutter, the city of Philadelphia will celebrate the 4th of July Jam with a host of artists… Read more »

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