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Layzie Bone Sustains Critical Eye Injury

L-Burna aka Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs -N- Harmony sustained a critical eye injury while shooting the second video from his latest album, Thug By Nature. While shooting the video for "Listen" at the historical California State Mental Institution, Layzie suffered a quarter inch abrasion on the pupil of his right eye, due to special… Read more »

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Black College Reunion Events

Bizzy Bone, who one month ago dismissed a lawsuit he filed against Sony Music, Loud Records and others for releasing a video compilation without his permission is back in court. The latest legal filing is against Southwest Wholesale Tapes And Records. Southwest handles distribution for many Indie rap labels from the South and West Coast… Read more »

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Eminem offered $4 Mil To Star Opposite DMX

Eminem has been offered to play DMX’s nemesis in the film Lazarus, which was supposed to be the fourth installment of The Crow series, but now has taken on an identity of its own. For his role, Eminem was offered $4 million. The plot centers around two men who die, are brought back from the… Read more »

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DMX Roughed Up In Jail By Guards

DMX was released from jail Friday morning, and he claimed that while he was there, guards roughed him up while he served his 11 days for a minor traffic violation. According to DMX’s lawyer, he has been using crutches due to an injured knee. He was thrown to the ground during a cell search. The… Read more »

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Eminem Banned

Eminem continues to rile up the world, this time in the form of his new line of Eminem action dolls. The dolls, will sell for about $10 and will arrive in Britain from the United States this summer. The Slim Shady doll comes with Eminem holding a chainsaw. The doll also has Em’s tattoos and… Read more »

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Lil Kim’s Roomates Charged

Lil’ Kim’s cohort, Antoine "Banger" Spain was nabbed by police in a Harlem drug sweep and admitted he was on the scene during a recent shoot-out in front of the Hot 97 offices. Lil Cease was also arrested. The two artists were caught around 8 P.M. on 151st Street in a Porsche that belongs to… Read more »

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Roc-A-Fella To Chronicle Drug Dealers

Roc-A-Fella Records will release a bio pic early in the fall of this year, detailing the life of notorious Harlem Drug Dealers, AZ, Rich Porter and Alberto "Alpo" Martinez. "The movie is about something I personally saw from a distance," Harlem native and Roc-A-Fella CEO Dame Dash told Sonicnet. "These guys were real ghetto celebs…. Read more »

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Bizzy Bone Files New Lawsuit

Bizzy Bone, who one month ago dismissed a lawsuit he filed against Sony Music, Loud Records and others for releasing a video compilation without his permission is back in court. The latest legal filing is against Southwest Wholesale Tapes And Records. Southwest handles distribution for many Indie rap labels from the South and West Coast… Read more »

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Outkast To Tour With Ms. Jackson

Outkast To Tour With Ms. Jackson Outkast has announced plans to join Janet Jackson on her upcoming tour opening up for her. Apparently Janet was impressed with the duo’s performance on the MTV Icon tribute to her. Here are the dates for Janet’s tour. It has yet to be announced what dates Outkast will appear…. Read more »

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Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Conference

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Conference, the world’s largest Hip Hop conference focused on solutions and the business of Hip Hop music and culture, will take place at the Millennium Hotel, 145 W. 44th Street in NYC from Tuesday, March 13th – Friday, March 16th, 2001. The Co-Chairman for the Hip Hop Hall of… Read more »

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Puff And Bodyguard Acquitted, Shyne Guilty

Puff Daddy was acquitted Friday of possession of an illegal handgun and later trying to bribe his driver to cover the alleged shooting. When the verdict was read, Combs was holding a copy of the Bible. “I told him, `You’ve got your life back,”’ Cochran said outside the courtroom. ”`Good luck. Do the best with… Read more »

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Slimm Calhoun To Hit The Road

Slimm Calhoun, whose Aquemini/Elektra debut album The Skinny is scheduled for release 4/10, is gearing up for his special guest appearance on Outkast’s Stank Love tour which kicked off in Hampton, VA and runs through 4/14. Pelle Pelle is on board as Slimm’s official clothing sponsor for the tour, using the up-and-coming Hot-Lantan to showcase… Read more »

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UPN To Host Source Awards Again

UPN will televise The Source Awards again this year. The network announced that in order to ensure last year’s events are not repeated, they are moving ceremonies out of Los Angeles, in order to "ensure smoother production." The network also announced that they are in negotiations with a major name from the music and awards… Read more »

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DMX Arraigned On Felony Assault Charge

DMX, who was supposed to be released from an Upstate New York prison on Tuesday March 6th, was forced to stay in prison the duration of his sentence, which is 5 more days. DMX was supposed to get out early for good behavior, but when the Discipline Committee found out he had been written up… Read more »

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