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Gun Violence Victim Hadiya Pendleton’s Mother Appears In New Gun Control Ad

(AllHipHop News) “Tell Congress to support common sense reform so no more innocent children are killed, and no parent has to go through this heartbreak.” Those are the closing words of a new gun control public service announcement narrated by Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton. Cowley-Pendleton is the mother of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old honor student who was gunned… Read more »

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell

(AllHipHop News) Platinum rapper and music mogul Jay-Z just signed his Roc Nation label to a worldwide publishing administration agreement with Warner Music Group’s Warner/Chappell Music. The #1  music publishing company will immediately have the rights to all of Jay-Z’s future projects and his music dating back to 2008 which includes The Blueprint 3 and Watch The… Read more »

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Supreme Court Upholds C-Murder Conviction; Sets Precedent for Criminal Case Convictions

(AllHipHop News) Multi-platinum New Orleans rapper C-Murder was on the losing side of a Supreme Court verdict yesterday (February 19), that will uphold his life long sentence for allegedly murdering a 16-year-old fan in 2002. While the Supreme Court ruling keeps the former No Limit rapper and TRU Records label head behind bars, organizations like… Read more »

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Joey Bada$$, Rap Crew Pro Era, Statik Selektah Announce “Beast Coastal” Tour

(AllHipHop News) New York rapper Joey Bada$$ New York rap collective Pro Era have announced the Beast Coastal Tour, which will also feature Statik Selektah. Pro Era group members CJ Fly, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds will be featured on the tour, along with Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers. Joey Bada$$ will perform tracks… Read more »

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Chicago Teen Shot Hours After Obama Visits Chicago High School

(AllHipHop News) President Barack Obama’s speech to the Chicago youth at Hyde Park Career Academy was followed by the death of the sister of one of the students present. Destini Warren’s sister Janay MacFarlane was fatally shot around 11:30 P.M. on February 15th on the 1300 block of Jackson Avenue in the northern suburban while visiting family… Read more »

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Under Strict Medical Attention

(AllHipHop News) On February 15th, former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr was charged for conspiring to allocate $750,000 in campaign funding to personal expenses. In a February 18th statement, his father and illustrious civil rights leader Jesse Jackson says his son is “struggling with the highs and lows of his bipolar disorder”. The statement from… Read more »

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Floyd Mayweather Inks New Deal With Showtime/CBS, Labeled “Biggest In The Sport of Boxing”

(AllHipHop News) Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. has inked a deal a new deal that could make him the highest-paid athlete in all of sports this year. The undefeated, eight-time world champion has teamed with Showtime PPV and CBS Corporation, to promote Floyd Mayweather’s fights on the CBS Television Network and its respective platforms. According to… Read more »

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Mixtape Download: Astro (@Astronomicalkid): Deadbeats & Lazy Lyrics

The highly anticipated new mixtape from Astro entitled “Dead Beats & Lazy Lyrics” hosted by DJ Tech. This new project showcases the Brooklyn emcee’s lyrical growth as well as solid production from:  9th Wonder, BrandUn DeShay, ThatLoserLaron (who is 14yrs old) and MF Doom.  The buzz around this mixtape is crazy due to Astro’s lead… Read more »

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Legendary Music Executive Clive Davis Comes Out Of The Closet; Reveals Bisexuality On “Katie”

(AllHipHop News) The Mount Rushmore of music executives has to include Clive Davis, the man who signed Whitney Houston, Sean “Diddy’ Combs, Alicia Keys, Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin. However, he might have made his most shocking discovery over 25 years ago, when he figured out he was bisexual, he told Katie Couric today (February 19). The… Read more »

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