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Kanye West, Beyonce and Jay-Z Lead Nominees For 2012 BET Awards; Samuel L. Jackson To Host

(AllHipHop News) Earlier today (May 22) at the BET Studios in New York City, Stephen Hill, President of BET’s Music Programming and Specials, was on hand to announce the 2012 BET Awards show’s nominees, recipient of the “Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award,” and host for the awards, to take place on July 1 at the Shrine… Read more »

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T.I. Joins Cast Of Universal Pictures’ “Identity Theft”; Set to Play Bounty Hunter In Comedy

(AllHipHop News) Deadline is reporting that rapper T.I., who is no stranger to the acting world, has been cast as a bounty hunter in director Seth Gordon’s new Universal Pictures film, Identity Theft. Identity Theft, which stars comedians Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), is the story of a man, played by Bateman, who has… Read more »

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Action Bronson Responds to Anti-LGBT Accusations; Says ‘I Don’t Hate Anyone’

(AllHipHop News) The Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual and Transexual community is seeking answers from rapper Action Bronson after a series of controversial Tweets centered around an Instagram photo he posted this week. While Action has since clarified his comments on the photo and its caption, several outspoken members of the LGBT community have expressed their displeasure with Action… Read more »

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Austin City Limits’ 2012 Music Festival Adds The Roots, Big K.R.I.T. and Childish Gambino to Lineup

(AllHipHop News) Not to be outdone by all of the recent festival news from Soundset, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza and Made In America, the Austin City Limits 2012 Music Festival (ACL) has revealed its lineup for the city’s 11th annual, three-day concert event, to take place October 12-14 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. ACL 2012,… Read more »

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Pete Rock Speaks Out About Lupe Fiasco’s New “T.R.O.Y.” Sampling Single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”

(AllHipHop News) The recent backlash surrounding Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco’s new single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”, may have been unexpected when his first offering from Food & Liquor 2 was released last night (May 21). Pete Rock, who produced “T.R.O.Y.” in 1992 as a dedication to Troy “Trouble” Dixon of Heavy D and the… Read more »

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