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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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Ascap To Host Real Stories

Real Stories in association with ASCAP presents: “What A&R Reps Have To Say” 2000 Artist & Repertoire, what does it mean? What is a good demo? What types of things do A&R look for? Selected audience members will have the opportunity to have their music critiqued by our panelists. In addition, our panelists will play… Read more »

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Retaliation Record Recorded At Q-Tip

Q-Tip, who once seemed like one of the more peaceful and positive rappers, was recently fined for punching a man in the face during a fight in March outside of a Virgin Megastore in Manhattan. The man who he punched, Kenrick Miranda, is a member of a rap duo, Slandid, and they have recorded a… Read more »

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Big L Celebrity Game And Video

In anticipation of Big L’s posthumous release, The Big Picture, Rawkus Records will be holding a Celebrity basketball game, as well as the video shoot for his latest single, "Holding It Down", which features a cameo appearance by R&B singer, and New York’s Hot 97 radio personality Miss Jones. The game will feature The Flamboyant… Read more »

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Eminem Officially Charged

Eminem was officially charged with assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. Eminems management claimed that fans seeking autographs caused the disturbance, but county prosecutor Carl Marlinga claimed otherwise in court on Monday. Eminem had supposedly showed up at the club to check up on his wife, Kim Mathers. Eminem suspected her… Read more »

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Tommy Boy CEO Wants Label Back

ommy Boy Records Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Silverman is trying to negotiate with investors to buy back half of his label from Warner Music. His contract is set expire in 18 months. Silverman sold 50 percent of his label in 1985, sold the remaining 50 percent to Warner in 1989 and then re-negotiated… Read more »

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New Survey Released

According to the latest Study released, 60 percent of music lovers that download songs have bought recordings from a retail outlet after hearing the songs online. The survey, which polled almost 17,000 people, was conducted by Yankelovich Partners. The survey also found that 4 out of 5 people would spend more on music if they… Read more »

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Echo Park Gets Trashed

The Hip-Hop musical, Echo Park was trashed by The New York Post on Tuesday June 5th. The musical, tracks the early years of Hip-Hop played by Derrik Keyes. The gist of the musical, which the New York Post labeled "Badly written and convoluted" was that in the early days, it wasn’t about money or fame,… Read more »

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