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MC Eiht Drops New Album

MC Eiht, who dropped another classic album titled N’ My Neighborhood last month on Mack 10’s Hoo Bangin label, has announced the reformation of Compton’s Most Wanted, the pioneering group which launched Eiht Hype to stardom in 1990, with their debut release It’s A Compton Thang. CMW is featured on 3 tracks off of the… Read more »

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Volume Changes Internet Strategy

Volume.com, the internet portal funded by HBO, has been totally reformed. Volume was adversely affected by the America Online aquisition of Time Warner. Originally, Volume.com had a staff that was taken from The Source Magazine, ABC News, and several other prominent places. However, the site will now focus less on original content and more on… Read more »

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Puff Surprises Jennifer Lopez

Puff Daddy helped Jennifer Lopez celebrate her 30th birthday, tricking her into going to a party she assumed was for Reggie Miller’s wife, Marita Miller. Club Lotus in Manhattan, had 250 family and friends waiting for Lopez. When Puff arrived in his Blue Bentley, the guests greeted Lopez at the door. Damon Dash, who seems… Read more »

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Kim Mathers Tries To Commit Suicide

Kim Mathers, Eminem’s wife, has added a little more drama to the already hectic life of Eminem. Kim, who is 25, tried to commit suicide in their suburban Detroit home. Police in Sterling Heights say they went to the house about a medical emergency. When they arrived, Mathers was conscious. She was taken to the… Read more »

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Wake Up Show Launches Today

The WakeUpShow,which is heard in 5 countries and reaches over 13 million listeners worldwide, launches today. The site allows users to access audio and video featuring Sway and Tech with some of the guests that have appeared on the show. You can catch streaming video from Slum Village, Cali Agents, Masta Ace, Dilated Peoples, Talib… Read more »

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88 Hip-Hop Closes Doors

88hiphop.com is no more. Pseudo, which owned a 50 percent stake in the site, closed the site down due to the site not being profitable. Randy Nkoniki-Ward and Mark Kotlinski, the other 50 Percent stake in the business, have been accused by various online websites as not having enough management experience to guide the site…. Read more »

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Kobe Bryant Holds Launch Party

Kobe Bryant held a launch party for his new label venture, Heads High Entertainment at the House Of Blues. There was a packed house, with each patron paying $15 to see Bryant and his label roster to their thing. The first act, featuring two 13 year olds and an 8 year old, named Da Babies… Read more »

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Shyne’s Lawyers Dispute Evidence

Shyne, the M.C. that sounds like a reincarnation of Biggie Smalls, is fighting for his freedom. The young artist’s defense is fighting to get key pieces of evidence against him thrown out of court. Shyne was charged with attempted murder in the night club shootout on Dec. 27th, 1999, where three people were wounded in… Read more »

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Suge Terrorizing Up In Smoke Tour?

According to infamous radio personality Wendy Williams of Philly’s Power 99, Suge Knight has been secretly terrorizing Dr. Dre, Snoop and the some of the staff of the “Up In Smoke” tour. According to Williams, Suge has been buying approximately 30 front row tickets to every Up In Smoke concert as a show of intimidation… Read more »

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Puff And Jennifer Lopez Honored By Versace

Puff and Jennifer Lopez were the recipients of a star studded dinner party in Lopez’s honor, thrown by Donatella Versace this past weekend in Paris. The duo followed the festivities by co-hosting a party at Les Bain Douches, where they announced the launching of Sean John’s womens clothing line. Unfortunately, Puff didn’t have a long… Read more »

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Eminem Has Surprise Fan

When the Up In Smoke Tour came to the Nassau Coliseum in New York last week, there was a surprise guest lurking backstage. He wasn’t really noticed until the Eminem set came up. The man lingering far outside of Em’s limelight was none other than Joey Anthony Fatone, Jr. and he was enjoying himself to… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg’s Radio Show Targeted

Snoop Dogg is the target of a Pasadena California based organization who call themselves "Day One." The group, which is a non-profit organization is calling for the end of Snoops’s weekly radio show on Power 106. Over 70 people protested his show outside of the radio stations offices. The show, titled "The Weekly Smoke Out… Read more »

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Amil Pregnant

According to an executive at MCA records, Amil, a female rapper on Roc-a- Fella Records, is now pregnant and the father of the child is Killah Priest, an artist on MCA. Since Killah is an underground favorite and Amil is a more commercial rapper, the pair seem like an unlikely couple. Furthermore, in his songs… Read more »

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DMX To Star Opposite Of Steven Segal

DMX has signed on to star in Dimension Films’ latest installment of “The Crow” franchise for the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. The project will begin shooting at the end of this year. The Crow: Lazarus will be the fourth in the series of movies. DMX has signed a multi-picture deal for the series. “We… Read more »

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