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K-Solo Disses DMX

It seems that no one is safe from getting dissed this year in Hip-Hop. With Beef’s between Jay-Z and Nas, Prodigy and Jay-Z, Jadakiss and Jay-Z, Suge and all Death Row defectees, Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss, Foxy Brown and Lil Kim and whoever else, it seems that K-Solo has thrown in his bid on the… Read more »

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Bad Boy Seeks Distribution

Bad Boy Records CEO, Sean "Puffy" Combs is looking to move his label away from parent label, Arista when his deal with the label runs out in 2003. Puff is already in negotiations with Arista chief, L.A. Reid and are currently talking about who will be allowed to follow Puff when he exits at the… Read more »

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Snoop, Tray Dee Arrested

Calvin Broadus, known to the world as Snoop Dogg was charged with marijuana possession after police officers stopped two of his tour buses for speeding and found several bags of the drug. Tray Dee of Tha Eastsidaz was also arrested. State police pulled the buses over after a traffic stop on Interstate 90, west of… Read more »

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Jermain Dupri Launches Hip-Hop For Humanity

Jermaine Dupri will donate $10,000 to launch Hip-Hop for Humanity, a relief effort which is unifying the hip-hop community to provide financial support for the victim’s of the September 11th tragedies. Hip-Hop for Humanity kicks off with an all day event at the Mall West End (850 Oak Street Southwest, Atlanta, Georgia) on Monday, October… Read more »

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DJ Swamp Releases Never Is Now, Tours

Primarily known for his work as Beck’s DJ, as well as being the 1996 DMC US Champ and a 15-year DJ veteran, Swamp is already a heavy hitter in the turntablist and remix worlds. The release of his new CD, Never is Now marks the next progression in DJ Swamp’s career. In an era where… Read more »

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Mac Da Assassin Convicted

No Limit star Mckinley “Mac Da Assassin” Phipps was convicted Friday of manslaughter in the shooting of 19-year-old Barron Victor Jr. at a New Orleans club last year, despite the claims from another man, who claims he fired the bullet. Jurors deliberated for 7 hours and voted 10-2 for manslaughter. Mac was spared the more… Read more »

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Oh No! Nate Dogg Readies New Album

Nate Dogg is ready to drop his long-awaited solo album, and — unsurprisingly — the King of Cameos isn’t going it alone. Some of Nate’s past collaborators — including Pharoahe Monch, Kurupt, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg — will rap along with the crooning O.G. on Music & Me, which drops December… Read more »

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Ja-Rule Expands, Readies New LP

Ja-Rule, who will shoot the video for his latest single, “Always On Time” next week in Miami, has been a busy man lately. According to sources, it seems that JA-Rule has set his sites beyond Hip-Hop, recently penning the remix to Jennifer Lopez’ hit "I’m Real," as well as songs on Mariah Carey’s new album… Read more »

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Bank Forecloses On Juvenile’s Home

According to court papers filed by the Bank of New York, Juvenile has failed to make any of the monthly $2,329 mortgage payments on his home since April. The bank has foreclosed on its loan for the $315,000 Mandeville, LA real estate and has authorized the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office to seize the property… Read more »

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Wu-Tang, Afroman Win Doobie Awards

The Wu-Tang Clan and Afroman were winners of High Times magazine’s Doobie Award. The 2nd annual show, which was scheduled for September 12th at the Wetlands in New York City, was canceled due to the terrorist acts the day before. Afroman, who won Pot Song Of The Year was scheduled to perform at the show…. Read more »

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Dr. Dre Helps Victims Of Attack

Dr. Dre donated $1 million dollars to help with the relief efforts, due to the terrorist attacks that leveled the World Trade Center and smashed a portion of the Pentagon. The donation, went to Los Angeles’ Hot 106 FM’s Power Of The Dollar fundraising campaign. Other artists have also donated as well. Russell Simmons donated… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Does Womens Underwear

Snoop Dogg’s syndicated radio show, Bigg Snoop Dogg Radio continues to do well for the stations that carry the show. On the show, Snoop takes listeners on a four hour journey of world premier releases, mixes and in studio interviews with top acts. Recent guests have included Busta Rhymes, Fred Durst, Tha Eastsidaz, Nate Dogg,… Read more »

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Benzino Pleads Innocent

Ray "Benzino" Scott, co-owner of The Source, has pleaded innocent to to 9 charges levied against him by the Miami Beach Police Department. Benzino was arrested after officers allegedly caught him speeding. Benzino will be arraigned October 1st, before Circuit Judge Gill Freeman. As we reported after The Source Awards, Benzino was arrested after he… Read more »

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