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KRS Drops New Single, Disses Nelly

KRS-One has teamed with Warren G. and Japanese rapper Lil ‘ AI to drop the first single from the QD3 movie Beef. "Let’s Go (It’s A Movement") is hitting radio stations this week. A video shot by Casey Suchan is scheduled to hit BET, MTV and other outlets. “KRS is such an incredible person. I… Read more »

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Rappers Take On Prison Industry

Raptivism Records is preparing to release the second installment of their groundbreaking series, No More Prisons. The album is the follow up to 1999’s debut, which features a variety of artists rhyming about the burgeoning prison industry, one of the fastest growing private sectors of business in the U.S. The latest installment of the series… Read more »

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Unreleased Pac Songs On The Way

Four "unreleased" Tupac tracks featuring the Notorious B.I.G., Eminem and 50 Cent will hit stores in November on the latest posthumous set from the rapper. Tupac: Resurrection – Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture features the Eminem produced lead off single, "Runnin’ (Dying To Live)," which features verses from both Pac and B.I.G…. Read more »

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Daz Signs With So So Def

After moving tens of thousands of units through his Gangsta Advisory record label, Daz Dillinger has inked a deal with Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def imprint. "I signed him because I think he’s one of the most talented west coast artist’s," Dupri told AllHipHop.com. "A lot of people don’t know that, so I am going… Read more »

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Ying Yang Twins Shooting Second Video

Following the immense success of The Ying Yang Twins and Lil Jon and The Eastside Boyz collaboration "Get Low," the two groups will collaborate for Ying Yang’s latest single, "Salt Shaker." The single, described as an "ode to booty shaking unheard since Poison Clan’s ‘Shake What Cha Mama Gave Ya!" in 1992, is the second… Read more »

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Wyclef Helps Family Of Deceased Toddler

Wyclef Jean will pay the funeral expenses for an 18 month old child who suffocated to death, after being trapped between his bunk bed and his bedroom wall in Brooklyn, New York. Jean’s generosity came after a story ran in the New York Daily News about the child, Daivon Richardson, who was sharing the bed… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Album Questions September 11, War On Terror

Hard Knock Records has released What About US?, a critical response by various hip-hop artists and activists in regard to the 2001 September 11 attacks and the current "war on terror." The album features appearances by Zion I, Blackalicious, Hobo Junction, Cool Nuts featuring Bosko, Davey D., Michael Franti and Spearhead, Abstract Tribe Unique, The… Read more »

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The World Famous Wakeup Show Coming To MTV

Sway and Tech’s World Famous Wake Up Show will make the move from syndicated radio to an MTV television show. The award winning hip-hop radio show that started in San Francisco in 1991, will make the move to MTV and debut this December. If enough people tune into the show, it could be added to… Read more »

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Judge Tosses Contraband Indictement Against C-Murder

The Louisiana Supreme Court tossed out an indictment against Corey "C-Murder" Miller that accused him of smuggling contraband into the Jefferson Parish jail, after being accused of having a cellphone while incarcerated. The court ruled a provision in the state constitution unconstitutional. The provision gave local officials the ability to determine what items are considered… Read more »

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Fabolous Dropping Mixable Mix CD

Fabolous is preparing to drop a new mixcd that features 12 new songs and software bundled with the CD that will allow consumers to remix certain tracks on the CD. Fabolous’ More Street Dreams Pt. 2 The Mixtape, will come bundled with PCDJ software that will allow Fab’s latest song "Now Ride," directly from the… Read more »

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Diddy Gets Down With XBox

Microsoft has signed Sean “P.Diddy” Combs, to help promote Xbox’s new slogan, “Let’s Play Together.” Diddy’s voice will be featured in the commercials.”I’m proud to be the voice responsible for connecting millions to the Xbox brand,” Combs said in a statement. “I love playing Xbox games and believe that the system’s cultural influence as a… Read more »

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Former Bad Boy Exec Shawn Prez Launches Promo Company

Former Bad Boy executive Shawn Prez has launched his own marketing and promotions company, Power Moves Inc., a full service promotions company.”I know the streets better than anyone, and understand how to brand products from the ground up, and for that reason have formed this company,” Prez said. “From working in the music industry for… Read more »

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Dead Prez Filing Lawsuit Against NYPD

Hip-Hop group dead prez is filing a lawsuit against the NYPD, after being arrested and detained in September.According to dead prez, police approached them and group A-Alikes as they took photographs in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.The officers allegedly failed to provide a valid reason for requesting ID and the group refused… Read more »

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