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Rappers Make History

For the first time in the Billboard’s chart history, the top ten songs in the country are all by African-American artists.With the exception of the number 1 song, Beyonce’s “Baby Boy” which features Sean Paul, the other 9 songs are by rappers.The charts reflect hip-hop’s acceptance into all facets of mainstream culture. The following are… Read more »

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Da Band Starts Filming Third Season

Sean “P.Diddy” Combs’ Da Band has already started shooting the third season of “Making Of The Band II,” which features the group on their first tour. “MTV is already following us,” group member Ness told AllHipHop.com. “The third season is us acting a fool!” Still, R&B siren Sara said there were no physical fights as… Read more »

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Former Employee Alleges Bad Boy Took Part In Murders

A one time business partner of Sean “P.Diddy” Combs who has filed a $25 million dollar lawsuit against the mogul, has come forward with shocking allegations that Diddy and company took part in the murder of Suge Knight’s bodyguard and the murder of Tupac Shakur.Kirk Burrowes has filed the lawsuit in Manhattan federal court, alleging… Read more »

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Ice Cube Goes “XXX”

Ice Cube has signed on to replace Vin Diesel in the sequel to the 2002 action hit, “XXX.” According to Revolution Studios, each subsequent sequel will introduce a new character in the franchise of films. Vin Diesel starred as an extreme athlete who became a secret agent in the original flick, which was directed by… Read more »

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Money Posted For Kim, New Court Date To Be Set

A representative for Lil Kim has posted $350 dollars to have her removed from the Teaneck, New Jersey police’s wanted list.An outstanding arrest warrant had been on police records since 1996, when Kim was arrested at the home of Notorious B.I.G. B.I.G. was charged with handgun violations, while Kim was charged with possession of marijuana…. Read more »

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WIll Smith Big Fish In “Sharkslayer”

Will Smith leads an all-star cast in the animated movie, "Sharkslayer," the story of a fish named Oscar who gets caught up in the ocean’s underworld, when he witnesses the murder of the son of the shark mob boss. Smith will lend his voice to the character of Oscar, while Robert De’Niro, Martin Scorsese, Angelina… Read more »

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Plug Pulled On DMX Concert

Authorities in the U.K. canceled a concert by DMX, claiming they were afraid the show could spark violence in the crowd. The event was scheduled to take place Monday, October 6th at the City Hall. Promoters had made plans to search patrons for guns, knives and drugs, but officials said that would not be enough… Read more »

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Rev Run To Head Up Phat Farm Athletics

Joseph "Reverend Run" Simmons has been named President of Phat Farm Athletics after heading up Phat Farm Footwear, a division of Phat Farm. The division of the company, which is owned by his brother Russell, raked in more that $170 million in sales of athletic gear in nine months under Run’s guidance. "I go to… Read more »

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Memphis Bleek Prep’s Third Album

Memphis Bleek, the first artist signed to the Roc-A-Fella label, is preparing to release his third solo album, M.A.D.E. The album title stands for Money, Attitude, Direction and Education. The release sees the return of Bleek, who took a hiatus after a motorcycle accident almost took the life of his older brother in Miami. Roc-A-Fella’s… Read more »

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Chuck D., LL Cool J Differ On File Trading

Rapper’s Chuck D. and LL Cool J both testified before a panel of Senators yesterday on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. The two rapper’s comments highlight how divided the entire music industry has grown in relation to peer to peer file sharing, the genie that Shawn Fanning’s Napster let out of the bottle, in 1999…. Read more »

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C-Murder Convicted Of Murder, Mandatory Life Sentence

A jury convicted rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller of second degree murder today (September 30). Miller is accused of shooting 16-year-old Steven Thomas in the chest after an argument inside of the Platinum Club in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in January 2002. Nine defense witnesses testified that Miller had nothing to do with the shooting or the… Read more »

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Closing Arguments In C-Murder Trial Halted

Closing arguments in the murder trial of rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller were halted today, when the state 5th Circuit of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that a judge cannot keep prosecutors from telling jurors that Miller could be innocent of second degree murder. Prosecutors said that jurors should be informed that Miller could be guilty… Read more »

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P.Diddy The Marathon Man

Sean "P.Diddy" Combs will enter the 2003 New York City Marathon, hoping to raise millions of dollars for New York City children. "I’m not in it for the hype and publicity," Diddy said. "It’s a personal challenge for me, but most importantly, it’s to benefit the kids. The AIDS epidemic in our communities is real."… Read more »

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LL, Chuck D. Take It To Capitol Hill

LL Cool J and Chuck D. will speak along side music industry executives and technology experts will appear on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to speak about downloading music and copyright issues. The panel, titled The Privacy & Piracy: The Paradox of Illegal File Sharing on Peer-to-Peer Networks and the Impact of Technology on the… Read more »

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