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Ice-T Ordered To Pay Child Support

Rapper/actor Ice-T has been ordered to pay $4000 a month in child support after a DNA test proved him to be the father of a 15-month-old boy. Linda Marie Sanchez, a clerk for the New York City Board of Education, sued the star of Law & Order: SVU for child support after he initially declined… Read more »

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Indian Composer Wins Injunction Against Aftermath

Indian composer Bappi Lahiri won a court order yesterday (Feb. 3) barring sales of "Addictive" by Truth Hurts. The song was produced by DJ Quik and was released on Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment. The court ordered issue prohibits further sales until "Addictive" composer Lahiri is listed on the song’s credits. Lahiri says that the producers… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Plans Boycott Of Pepsi, Other Corporations

Various hip-hop heavyweights are lining up to announce a proposed boycott of Pepsi and other companies that exploit hip-hop music. Russell Simmons and his Hip-Hop Summit Network plan to make announcements and detail the plans during All Star Weekend in Atlanta. "We are going to show Pepsi and cooperate America just how powerful we are,"… Read more »

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Slum Village Records Exclusive Cut For N.V.A.

Detroit’s Slum Village was recently added to the highly anticipated N.V.A. National Vinyl Association: Straight From the Crates Vol. 1. compilation. “Da Villa,” which was co-produced by Young RJ Ne’Astra and RL "T3" Altman, was recorded exclusively for the N.V.A. album. The compilation already features some of hip-hop’s best beatsmiths and emcee’s. Mos Def, Pharcyde… Read more »

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Ja-Rule, Ashanti Pursue Acting Careers

Ja-Rule and Ashanti are both working on film careers. According to sources, Ja-Rule will star opposite Ving Rhames and Vanessa Williams in the upcoming film, "Back In The Day," which Rule described as an "urban story." The 26 year-old rapper will also star opposite Murder Inc. label mate Ashanti in a remake of the 1976… Read more »

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“8 Mile” Comes to DVD With Bonus Freestyles

If fans felt there wasn’t enough freestyle mania in the big screen version of Eminem’s "8-Mile," the DVD version will offer five exclusive freestyle rap battles edited off the original when the DVD hits shelves on March 18. The five new uncensored battle scenes even offers a censor option that will allow children to view… Read more »

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The Source Starts Clothing Line

After ventures in print, radio and television, The Source Magazine is expanding again, this time in the form of a fashion clothing line. The line is the union between The Source and AST Sportswear meant to shape an exclusive collection of branded sportswear. Dave Mays said that he intends for the line to arrive in… Read more »

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Black Panther Party Launches Label, Clothing Company

The Black Panther Party has launched a record label, Black Panther Records, which focuses on putting out socially conscious rap music. The party aims to spread their message via rap Oakland rap group F.U.G.I.T.I.V.E.S, who released their album All Of Us. F.U.G.I.T.I.V.E.S stands for The Future Under the Guidance of True Individuals Who Visualize Every… Read more »

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Koch Responds To Haystak Comments

Koch has responded to recent allegations by rapper Haystack that the label "mutilated" his product. In a recent interview with AllHipHop.com, Haystacks compared his relationship with Koch to that of a battered woman. "It was thanks to KOCH/In The Paint that Def Jam knew who Haystak was," the label told AllHipHop.com in a statement. "Our… Read more »

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Juvenile Arrested In New Orleans

New Orleans police arrested Juvenile and three other men today (Jan. 29) on drug possession charges, after cocaine and marijuana were found in the rental car they were traveling in. Juvenile, whose real name is Terius Gray, 27, Darrell Mitchell, 30, Alvin Gus, 29 and Morris Pete, 39, each faces a charge of possession of… Read more »

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Suge Knight Comes To The Aid Of Two Families

Suge Knight, founder and CEO of Tha Row, is assisting two families in dealing with the murder of two young children. Two year old Osvaldo Martinez was killed at a Burger King in Pomona, while seven-year-old Horace Ray Ferguson was shot in the front yard of his grandmother’s home on Monday, January 20th. Knight is… Read more »

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Funk Flex Releases Custom Driving Shoe

DJ Funkmaster Flex has teamed up with Lugz to create the first urban driving shoe, designed for sneaker and car enthusiasts. The popular DJ helped design the Funkmaster Flex FMF1, which will be released this week. "I’m really excited to do something that’s never been done before," Flex told AllHipHop.com. "I’m extremely happy about the… Read more »

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