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Rappers Get Down With Potato Chips

A variety of hip-hop artists have signed a deal with King’s Potato Chips to represent a variety of junk food aimed at the urban community. Lil’ Romeo, The Big Tymers, Mack 10, Mr. Cheeks, Ms. Toi, Bell Biv DeVoe, Master P and Warren G are some that have signed on to represent snacks like: Chumpies,… Read more »

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Jay-Z Gets The Holiday Spirit, Finishes Tour As Principal

On Thanksgiving Day, various Roc-a-Fella artists and Jay-Z will perform together in a benefit concert with proceeds going to the New York City Mission Society’s Team and Jay-Z’s own Scholarship Fund. The concert will take place at Hammerstein Ballroom at 10:00pm with multi-platinum selling Jay-Z headlining the show, with special guest appearances. New York City… Read more »

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Dr. Says Rap/Substance Abuse Linked

A Doctor in Australia claims that rap music plays a role in substance abuse in Aboriginal communities. Dr. Rob Parker, who is the acting director of psychiatry with Top End Mental Health, said that although data shows that Marijuana smoking eventually leads to depression, music was also among the factors. "I think there’s particular symbolism… Read more »

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Busta Rhymes Album Hits Stores Early

Busta Rhymes latest LP, "It Aint Safe No More," has arrived in stores several days earlier than the scheduled release date. The LP, which officially drops tomorrow (Nov. 26), has turned up in various stores across the country. "I have no idea [how they got it]," Busta told AllHipHop.com. "As long as they have it,… Read more »

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Cormega: Proud Father

Queensbridge rapper Cormega is the proud father of daughter, Kiory Dorothy McKay. Mega’s daughter was delivered November 20 at 8:09am. The baby girl is 7lbs, 1oz. In related Cormega news, Cormega appears in the first installment of the documentary, "Hip-Hop 101," which features well-known hip-hop artists, producers, deejays and executives, speaking on their accounts of… Read more »

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Main Source Reunion

Large Professor will reunite with Main Source member K-Cut for the first time in over nine years, when they take the stage Sunday December 22 at The Opera House in Toronto, Canada. Main Source debuted in 1991 with the classic Wild Pitch Records release, Breaking Atoms. The album launched the careers of Nas and Akinyele… Read more »

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DC Rapper Takes Home The Gold

Washington, DC based rapper Storm The Unpredictable won the Gold and Silver place awards in the Mid-Atlantic songwriters competition this past weekend. Storm’s song "Get Your Weight Up" won the gold and "Darker The Berry" won the silver. Since Storm took home the gold prize in the hip-hop/rap competition, the rapper moves on compete in… Read more »

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Kool Keith’s Crew Strong Arm Club

In a bizarre incident, rapper Kool Keith’s entourage, Tim Dog, Mark Live and Jacky Jasper fled a San Francisco nightclub on Wednesday (Nov. 20) with the club’s earnings. Kool Keith’s manager later returned the money and apologized. According to DaveyD.com, Kool Keith never showed up to a scheduled performance at Slims nightclub. After Keith’s crew… Read more »

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54th Platoon And FUBU Giveaway Turkey

Fubu Records 54th Platoon will be on hand in the 9th Ward in New Orleans, LA to personally hand out 1500 turkeys for Thanksgiving to families in need. The giveaway in New Orleans will coincide with a turkey giveaway that the owners of FUBU are providing in Jamaica, New York. FUBU has been doing the… Read more »

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Ice Cube Wants Friday Commercial Pulled

Ice Cube is attempting to pull a controversial commercial for his latest movie, "Friday After Next." The advertisement raised eyebrows when it displayed three African-American women in succession with the words "Ho, Ho, Ho" stamped over them. "It was done out of context [of the movie]," Cube told AllHipHop.com. "Marketing people to me are a**holes… Read more »

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Artists Rally Against Images Of Women In Rap Music

The Muslim Student Association of Sarah Lawrence College in New York has gathered a distinct group of activists, artists, and performers together to rally on Saturday, November 23, in response to the degrading images of women in mainstream rap music and popular culture. Jurrasic 5’s Akil, Jorge "Fabel" Pabon (Senior V.P. of the Rock Steady… Read more »

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Queen Latifah Arrested

Queen Latifah was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol, after police officers stopped her 2003 Cadillac Escalde in North Hollywood. Latifah was driving on U.S. 101 when Officers pulled her over shortly after 3:00 a.m. for making an unsafe lane change. Officers present said that the once they established contact with… Read more »

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Jay-Z Special To Air Tonight

Jay-Z will be the first rapper ever to be featured on 60 Minutes II. Bob Simon will speak with Jay-Z on his rise to fame, running Roc-A-Fella and other issues. "Filming 60 Minutes II was a different experience for me and for them," Jay-Z told AllHipHop.com. "We are introducing a whole new audience to hip-hop… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Makes History In Russia

Russia is scheduled to hold one of the biggest hip-hop concerts ever on Sunday, December 1, 2002 at Moscow’s Center On Tulskaya. With over 5,000 tickets sold, Wu-Tang member Capadonna and Remedy are making their first stop in Russia as they embark on the Hip-Hop Worldwide Nation-2 Tour. Additionally, on Wednesday, November 20 in New… Read more »

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