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N.E.R.D. Detained In Malaysia; Cancels Show

Hip-Hop group N.E.R.D. canceled shows this weekend in Indonesia, after members were detained in Malaysia.   According to reports, N.E.R.D. had just finished a performance at the Sunburst KL International festival in Jakarta, when they attempted to head to neighboring Indonesia, to play another date.   Shortly after the show, the group was held by… Read more »

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DJ Rob Swift, Kangol Kid, Headline NJPAC Hip-Hop Fest

On April 1-4, Newark, NJ’s NJPAC Center will host Alternate Routes, a 4 day festival featuring over 30 Hip-Hop artists.   The event aims to showcase the many multi-faceted artists in the Tri-State area, along with musicians from Canada. In addition to performances, the festival’s lineup includes spoken word artists, exclusive film screenings, emcee battles,… Read more »

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Kanye Charged In Airport Dust Up

Rap star Kanye West and his manager were hit with criminal charges stemming from an incident last September in Los Angeles International Airport.   Kanye West and Don Crawley were hit with six misdemeanor charges, including vandalism, battery and grand theft.   The charges stem from an altercation between the rapper and paparazzi in the… Read more »

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Rick Ross On New Album: “This Is History”

Rick Ross confidently presented his new album Deeper Than Rap during an exclusive listening session in New York City last night. “I feel like I’m making the best music of my career. I’m stepping out and making it more music,” he said, revealing nine songs of the LP. “Its music. That’s what it is at… Read more »

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