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Oprah Taps Jay-Z, Lady Gaga To Help Launch OWN

(AllHipHop News) Oprah Winfrey is attracting big name talent that will be featured in various shows on her new TV network, OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network). According to The Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z and Condoleezza Rice will be featured on the premiere episode of a new series titled Master Class, that features celebrities and politicians relaying… Read more »

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Kelis Sets July Release Date For ‘Flesh Tone’

(AllHipHop News) Kelis has announced her new album Flesh Tone will hit stores this summer on Black Eyed Peas member will.I.am’s record label. Flesh Tone is slated to be released on will.I.am Music Group/Interscope Records. The album, which hits stores July 6th, is Kelis first album of all-new material in almost found years. The album… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Alchemist Battles Just Blaze, Scrappy Hits Japan, Wyclef Heads To Rehab

(AllHipHop News) Super producers/DJ’s Just Blaze and The Alchemist will battle each other this May during an exclusive event taking place in London. The two DJ’s will showcase their skills on the turntables during a friendly competition during The Doctor’s Orders, a popular re-occurring Hip-Hop event that takes place in London and other venues throughout… Read more »

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Drake Hired A Vocal Coach For ‘Away From Home’ Tour, Says Producer

(AllHipHop News) Two weeks ago, the Internet lit up at the sight of a leaked track from Drake’s anticipated debut, Thank Me Later. “Shut It Down,” a So Far Gone-lite record featuring The-Dream, was reported in September as Drake’s official lead single before any word of “Over” had surfaced.While the overall response to “Shut It Down” was more than favorable,… Read more »

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Wale, K’naan, and Sage Francis To Play Atlanta for Indie Concert Series

(AllHipHop News) Independent promotion and production entity Rival Entertainment has announced 2 special tour dates featuring Wale, K’Naan, and Sage Francis. The shows will be split up with Wale and K’Naan performing tonight (April 8) at Atlanta’s Center Stage venue. Wale previously headlined an Atlanta show in 2008 as part of the city’s annual A3C… Read more »

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Rapper Nicki Minaj Drops Off Of Rihanna’s Tour

(AllHipHop News) Nicki Minaj will not be heading out on the road with R&B singer Rihanna’s “Last Girl On Earth Tour,” the rapper revealed today (April 7th). On Monday, organizers of Rihanna’s “Last Girl On Earth Tour” announced that Nicki Minaj and Ke$ha were opening acts on the 25-date tour, which kicks off on July… Read more »

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Jay-Z Appearance In Trenton Not Confirmed

(AllHipHop News) Representatives for a peace rally taking place in Trenton New Jersey have revealed that superstar rapper Jay-Z is not confirmed to attend the rally.News broke yesterday (April 5th) that a coalition of rappers led by Russell Simmons and the Rev. Al Sharpton would hold a “Stop the Violence” rally this weekend, after a… Read more »

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Bounty Killer Busted For Assaulting Girlfriend; Jamaican Artists’ Visas Revoked

(AllHipHop News) Popular Jamaican dancehall artist Bounty Killer was arrested today (April 5th) at his home on the island, for allegedly attacking his girlfriend. According to reports, Bounty Killer, born Rodney Price, was taken into custody by the St. Andrew North Police for the attack, which allegedly occurred when he attempted to end their three-year… Read more »

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