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Construction Begins On Tupac Art Center

Construction began over the weekend in Stone Mountain, Georgia, on an arts center honoring Tupac Shakur. Family of the slain rapper and political leaders in DeKalb County gathered Saturday to break ground on the Tupac Amaru Center for the Arts. Shakur’s family has lived in Stone Mountain for nearly a decade. Expected to open in… Read more »

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Poetic Memorial In New York

A small group of about 30 well wishers converged at the Riverside Church in Harlem to pay their last respects to Anthony "Poetic" Berkley, rapper with the Gravediggaz. While Poetic died on Sunday, July 15, 2001 in California after a two-year battle with metastatic colon cancer, his wife, Dee decided to have a memorial service… Read more »

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Artists Outraged At Star Of Hot 97

Star, drew the wrath of Jay-Z and Q-Tip, after the self proclaimed "hater" of New York’s Hot 97 poked fun at Aaliyah’s plane crash, which took the young singer’s life. Star was giving the address to send Aaliyah’s relative’s flowers, while dubbing in sound effects of plane crashes and people screaming. Most people did not… Read more »

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Beans Says Beef Isn’t Squashed

It seems that despite efforts from Russell Simmons himself, the beef between Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss continues. After the two artists met in an undisclosed Harlem location and supposedly worked out their problems, Beanie Sigel said otherwise on Philly radio station Power 99fm. Beanie called Power99 and said that he beef wasn’t squashed for several… Read more »

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Suge’s Out, Ready To Work

Suge Knight was released from prison Monday and returned to Los Angeles after serving almost five years for violating his probabtion on the night of Tupac Shakur’s murder in Las Vegas. "I’m stress-free,” Knight said. "I want to try to do better things. You know what they say: ‘Demonstration is better than conversation.’ Watch me…. Read more »

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Capone Flees, Police Fire

Capone, of Capone N Noreaga Fame, was being held for questioning after an alercation in a nightclub Thursday night. According to sources, Capone and two associates attempted to enter Club Juan Pachenga in Long Island City (Queens, NY) with a .380 calibur handgun. When a bouncer attempted to take the gun away from Capone, a… Read more »

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A.I. Ties The Knot

Ladies, strike another extremely eligible bachelor from your list. Allen Iverson, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, and his fiancee and babies’ mama, Tawana Turner, got married Friday, August 3rd. Iverson AKA "Jewelz" has his controversial debut album hitting stores later this year on Universal Records. Reportedly, they got married in New Jersey, not far from… Read more »

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Jay Z’s New Album In Stores September 18th

Jay-Z‘s latest effort The Blueprint is set to hit stores on September 18th and is said to feature no guest appearances, just Jay Hova himself. This upcoming one man show is unlike last year’s "The Dynasty, Roc La Familia" where Jay handed the mic over to his Rocafella sidekicks Beanie Sigel and Memphis Bleek to… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Forever

At the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, the Wu-Tang Clan — minus an incarcerated Ol’ Dirty Bastard and a sidelined Cappadonna, who missed a flight — showed up in full force, squelching any talk of friction in the rap family. "It’s the Wu," Ghostface Killah said, pointing to the golden "avenging eagle" that adorned his giant… Read more »

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Xzibit, Tha Liks and D-12 To Tour

Xzibit, who’s Restless L.P. is certified platinum is going to hit the road with Tha Liks and D-12 at the end of this month. "We are thrilled with the success of this album to date. We are just getting started and so is Xzibit as he goes back on the road to do what he… Read more »

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Q-Tip Speaks On New Album

Every now and then, a legendary Hip-Hop artist goes through a transformation and changes their name and attitude toward the game. So is the case with Q-Tip. The former Tribesman has changed his recording name to Kamaal (he changed his legal name to Kamaal a few years ago) and will drop his album, Kamaal The… Read more »

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Ja Rule On New Album, J.Lo & Stevie

Ja Rule‘s third album, titled Pain is Love, is scheduled to hit stores on October 9th of this year. The Murderer’s first single has just been released called "Livin’ It Up". The track samples the legendary Stevie Wonder’s "Do I Do" which guests Def Soul R&B artist Case singing the hook. The song was originally… Read more »

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Jadakiss Vs. Beanie: SQUASHED

Jadakiss & Beanie Sigel have peacefully resolved their "beef." Founders ofAllhiphop.com contacted the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network after hearing Beans talk negatively about Kiss on Philly radio station Power 99. After being briefed on the tensions by Allhiphop.com, Russell Simmons then contacted both artists, inviting them to meet, with him as the mediator. Instead, the… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Speaks!

The community forum known as HipHop Speaks! returns to Harlem Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 7:00 pm. This event, the third in a series, has proven to be a popular outlet for a healthy exchange of ideas and issues related to the hip-hop nation and the community-at-large. The evening’s program will lead with presentations by… Read more »

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