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Jay-Z Hits USA Today

Jay-Z continues his assault on mainstream America. After releasing the double platinum album, The Dynasty and launching a new record label (Carter Faculty), Jay-Z will be on the cover of USA Weekend on January 28th. He will also be on Madtv in the next few weeks. Check out the official Jay-Z site, http://www.jayz.net for more… Read more »

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Eminem Fan Quotes Lyrics In Suicide Note

Eminem is drawing more unwanted controversy. A 17 year old fan committed suicide by throwing himself under a train. He had attached some of Eminem’s lyrics to his suicide note. According to reports, the note was found in a waste paper basket in David Hurcombe’s bedroom. He quoted songs from the song "Rock Bottom", a… Read more »

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Xzibit Hits Number 1

Loud recording artist, Xzibit, who this year garnered a massive amount of attention across the country first on the “Up In Smoke” tour with super-producer Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Eminem and more recently on the “Anger Management” tour performing alongside Eminem, Limp Bizkit, and Papa Roach, DEBUTS at #1 with the Dr. Dre Executive… Read more »

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Ludacris Hits The Road

Ludacris, who’s debut Def Jam South album Back For The First Time is certified platinum and was fueled by the Neptunes produced smash Southern Hospitality, is hitting the road with fellow ATLiens Outkast to spread some more Southern Hospitality. The 30 city tour begins on February 28th 2001. Here are the dates: Feb. 28th: House… Read more »

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Dr. Dre Turns Down Mike

Dr. Dre turned down an offer to work with the King Of Pop according to Sonicnet. After working on mega successful albums such as Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit and his own Dr. Dre 2001, Dre said he would rather work with new talent. Dre told MTV Radio at the American Music Awards: " Somebody approached… Read more »

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CNN Want Off Of Tommy Boy

Capone-N-Noreaga are actively seeking to end their recording commitments to Tommy Boy Records. According to sources, the group is very unhappy with the way Tommy Boy promoted their last album, The Reunion, which reunited Noreaga with his partner Capone, who was incarcerated. Noreaga said: "This is our last album on Tommy Boy. Tommy Boy never… Read more »

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Ghostface Working On New Album

Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah is currently in the studio, recording the follow up album to his certified gold album, Supreme Clientle. The new album will reunite Ghostface with his partner, Raekwon The Chef. The album, titled Cuban Linx 2: Bullet Proof Wallet is slated for a release date of April 3, 2001. Ghost has… Read more »

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Brooklyn Babylon’s Troubles

Brooklyn Babylon, the movie which stars The Roots own Tariq Trotter, premiered at The Slamdance Film festival in in the opening slot despite protests by the films domestic distributor, Artisan Entertainment. the hip-hop love story “Brooklyn Babylon” screened in the event’s prime slot on Saturday anyway. According to Artisan spokes people the movie’s producer, Off… Read more »

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Eminem To Do His First PPV

Eminem will be broadcasting his first pay per view concert February 17th. The concert will be recorded January 20th for a private audience in Los Angeles, will also feature his other group, D-12. The cost of the show to watch on your cable pay per view channel will be $19.95. Eminem will then begin his… Read more »

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Xzibit Continues With Restless

Xzibit recently finished up his soon to be released DVD, Restless Exposed. The DVD is scheduled to included scenes from their Up In Smoke and Anger Management tour, and will feature footage with Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Dr. Dre. It will also feature behind the scenes footage of the making of his video,… Read more »

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Sticky Fingaz Keeps Busy

Sticky Fingaz, who will release his debut solo album, “Black Trash: The Autobiography of Kirk Jones” on February 27, 2001 on Universal Records, has a parallel career as an actor and has, in fact, been acting almost as long as he has been rapping. At the Sundance Festival, he will be a featured performer in… Read more »

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DMX Ordered To Serve Time

DMX has been ordered to serve his 15 day jail sentence by a Western New York Judge. DMX had tried to appeal the verdict, but the judge overturned it and ordered him to pay a $400 fine. DMX is supposed to surrender in two weeks to serve his time in the Erie County Correctional Facility… Read more »

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Shabaam Reaches Out

Shabaam Sahdeeq has emailed the majority of webmasters the past week to clear up his status with Rawkus and to confirm that he is still alive and well. After several Rawkus employee’s went as far as going to his house in Brooklyn to find him, he issued this statement two days ago: "This is in… Read more »

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Shabaam Sahdeeq Leaving Rawkus?

Shabaam Sahdeeq, who was one of the first Hip-Hop acts to sign with Rawkus Records, and was signed before Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Pharoah Monch, is now making an attempt to leave the label. Shabaam has had his album, Scandalous completed for over a year, but Rawkus has pushed the release of the album… Read more »

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