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Wyclef Producing Steven Seagal’s Album

Wyclef Jean is producing actor Steven Seagal’s debut album. Seagal’s album, which is being recorded in Kingston Jamaica, is being recorded with some of the most respected names in today’s Jamaican music. “Doing movies took up all of my time but music has always been my first love,” Seagal, who stars opposite of DMX in… Read more »

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Run-DMC Responds To Rumors

The release of the Run DMC’s Crown Royal along with the ever-absent presence of DMC, has rumors swirling around the crew. At a recent concert at University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, DMC spoke candidly about the future of the group and his role. "I am try to show people that I have evolved… Read more »

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Suge Knight Out Of Prison

Suge Knight was released from prison 5 days earlier than was expected. He left Mule Creek State Prison near Sacramento, California after serving over half of a nine year bid for violation of his parole, stemming from an incident in which he beat alleged Crip gang member Orlando Anderson. The incident is believed to have… Read more »

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Lil Kim Criticized

Hezekiah Walker, who is pastor of the Brooklyn based Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church, had a few criticizing words about artist Lil Kim, saying that his church is for all people. "Church is not only for the righteous. A person like Lil’ Kim – These are the ones that need to be in the church. It’s… Read more »

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Krayzie Bone Readies Second Solo Album

Thug On Da Line, the second full-length album by the Grammy award winner Krazyie Bone is due to be released July 10th on Thugline/Ruthless/Loud Records. Since it has been two years since Krayzie’s first solo offering, Loud will release a 12 inch single with three album cuts to DJ’s to maintain a street presence. "Y’all… Read more »

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Juvenile Angers Neighbors

Juvenile is in the news again this month. According to reports, Juvenile has stirred up the rage of his neighbors, because he allegedly leaves his tour bus parked and running on a narrow road in the exclusive Woodville neighborhood where he lives in Mandeville, La. The other members of the community are seeking a court… Read more »

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Ban Sought On Hip-Hop/Rap

According to The Morning Call, a Pennsylvania newspaper, the city of Bethlehem is seeking to ban Hip-Hop/Rap music. The officials in the tiny city want to regulate what kind of music can be played in a nightclub that is opening up on Broad Street. The club, The Bottom Line, opened the day before Thanksgiving and… Read more »

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Wyclef Teams With Pepsi

Wyclef Jean has signed on with Pepsi in his first ever advertising campaign, in a year long marketing agreement. The relationship calls for creative collaboration on new Pepsi advertising, including a new original Appearing in his first advertising campaign of any kind, hip-hop sensation Wyclef Jean is partnering with Pepsi-Cola in a yearlong marketing agreement…. Read more »

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Run-DMC Hits The Road

Run-DMC will be hitting the road this spring, performing almost 30 lives shows to support their latest album, Crown Royal. Here are the dates: 4/12 – Detroit, MI @ Wayne State University (with Uncle Kracker) 4/17 – Orlando, FL @ University of Central Florida Arena 4/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ St. Joseph University 4/20 –… Read more »

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Pac Tops Charts, Play Debuts

Tupac Shakur’s latest posthumous album, Death Row Records double CD, "Until The End Of Time," debuted at No 1 on the album chart this week — six days after release, putting the label back on top. The release moved approximately 430,000 units. More than 20 selections of never-before-released material from the Death Row vaults are… Read more »

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Rock From Heltah Skeltah With DJ Lethal

Rock from Heltah Skeltah recently signed on with DJ Lethal’s Interscope imprint, Lethah Dose. The record will feature production from The Neptunes, DJ Shok (Ruff Ryders) and more. There will be appearances from the Duck Down fam as well as from Fred Durst and others. The record is scheduled to drop in July. Rock debuted… Read more »

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Shyne’s Sentencing Delayed

Shyne’s sentencing for assault, gun possession and reckless endangerment was pushed back until June 1st a judge ruled Monday. Shyne’s sentencing was delayed at the request of his lawyers, who needed time to file paperwork relating to the the sentencing. They are also going to make a move at a post-trial motion to have some… Read more »

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DMC Launches Record Label

DMC has launched his own music company, titled Darryl’s Music Company. The first release off the new label will be his own debut album, "Checks, Thugs & Rock N Roll." The record, which is slated for a summer release date is a departure from the direction that Run-DMC normally takes. "Run and I are moving… Read more »

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Project Pat Hits Gold

Project Pat’s "Mista Don’t Play: Everythang’s Workin," has reached gold status off the success of his single, "Chickenhead." The album, which continues to move over 50,000 units per week is Pat’s first gold album. Pat is already working to ensure the future success of "Mista Don’t Play." Project Pat and the other 36 Mafia family… Read more »

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Jigga Busted

Jay-Z was arrested for illegal gun possession near a Manhattan nightclub early Friday, police said. The rapper, whose real name is Shawn Carter, was arrested with three other men shortly after 3 a.m. when a loaded handgun was found in their car, said a police spokeswoman, officer Cheryl Cox. Undercover officers say they saw a… Read more »

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