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Former Ruthless Exec Jerry Heller Preps New Label

Jerry Heller, the man N.W.A., in particular Ice Cube helped launched to fame (or infamy) has come out of his semi-retirement to helped get another fledging label get off the ground. The label, Hit A Lick Records, is similar Ruthless Records, the label that brought hard core Gangsta Rap onto the American public’s radar. Hit… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Speaks!

The community forum known as HipHop Speaks! returns to Harlem Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 7:00 pm. This event, the third in a series, has proven to be a popular outlet for a healthy exchange of ideas and issues related to the hip-hop nation and the community-at-large. The evening’s program will lead with presentations by… Read more »

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Jadakiss Vs. Beanie: SQUASHED

Jadakiss & Beanie Sigel have peacefully resolved their "beef." Founders ofAllhiphop.com contacted the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network after hearing Beans talk negatively about Kiss on Philly radio station Power 99. After being briefed on the tensions by Allhiphop.com, Russell Simmons then contacted both artists, inviting them to meet, with him as the mediator. Instead, the… Read more »

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Ja Rule On New Album, J.Lo & Stevie

Ja Rule‘s third album, titled Pain is Love, is scheduled to hit stores on October 9th of this year. The Murderer’s first single has just been released called "Livin’ It Up". The track samples the legendary Stevie Wonder’s "Do I Do" which guests Def Soul R&B artist Case singing the hook. The song was originally… Read more »

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Ray Benzino Scott Arrested

Ray Scott, member of the Boston rap group Made Men, has publicly made it clear that he is a co-owner of The Source Magazine. Scott, who raps using the moniker "Ray Benzino," was busted Tuesday, the day after most of the Hip-Hop crowd had left the Miami Beach area. Benzino, who is 36, performed at… Read more »

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Eminem’s Ex Busted

Kim Mathers, wife of Eminem was busted Sunday in Harrison Township in Michigan on an outstanding bench warrant according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s department. According to local news reports, Deputies from the marine division were responding to calls about a possible Jet Ski accident. While investigating, they found two women carrying life jackets. After… Read more »

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Killa Army Readies Latest Album

Killarmy, the 6 man collective of Wu affiliated emcees and one in house producer, prepare for war once again. The group’s third album, Fear, Love and War, bears the mark of maturity. “On this album, we are showing a more mature side of the group but we are still the same as ever,” member Killa… Read more »

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Naughty By Nature Keeps Busy

Naughty by Nature has signed a deal with independent label, TVT Records and is ready to drop an album sometime this Fall. This will be their sixth studio album, and while on hiatues, they have all kept busy. Treach is doing his "Source: All Access" show as well as appearing in upcoming movies. Treach finished… Read more »

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Dr. Dre Settles With Napster

Dr. Dre has reached a settlement with the now shut down file swapping service, Napster. According to the terms of the settlement, Napster agrees to identify and block access to files that Dr, Dre does not want to allow users to share. On his part, Dr. Dre has agreed to make certain of his material… Read more »

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Krayzie Bone To Release Ghetto Cowboy

Krayzie Bone is working on developing his movie, "Ghetto Cowboy," which is based on a song off his 1999 album, Thug Mentality. The movie will see Krayzie starring as Sawed-Off Slim, who he calls a Robin Hood styled outlaw. The plot centers around Krayzie, who is a fugitive from justice and on a quest to… Read more »

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Push To Keep Em Out Heats Up

A Liberal politician and a family lobby group are still calling on the Australian government to keep Eminem out of the country later this month, when his tour is set to land. Peter Slipper, who is a member of Prime Minister John Howard’s Liberal Party, said on Monday he had written to Howard asking that… Read more »

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Canibus Release Party Turns Violent

Canibus’s release party turned ugly last night around midnight at club Aria. Canibus, who was celebrating the release of his sophomore album, 2000 B.C. (Before Canibus), was sucker punched in the face, and stomped in the ensuing chaos. The perpetrators were Harlem World’s Blinky Blink, Cam’Ron, who’s rhyming abilities are limited, thus the fight. The… Read more »

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Neptunes: Blazin On A Station Near You

Although their debut album In Search Of under the monikor N*E*R*D* has been pushed back to late Fall 2001, that is not keeping music’s sought after producers The Neptunes from hittin’ off everyone from Britney Spears to Busta as of late. Since the Summer of 2001 began, Neptunes tracks have been blazing everywhere from the… Read more »

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M.O.P. And Rakim Collaborate

The hip hop world patiently awaits, for Rakim, the god of rap to emerge after signing with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records. In a recent interview with Jerry Barrow, a freelance writer, Brooklyn’s M.O.P. said they were contacted by Rakim to be on his yet-untitled album. "I had a convo with Rakim. He said he got… Read more »

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Above The Law Speaks On Death Row Signing

Above The Law, one of the pioneering West Coast Hip-Hop groups to come out of Eazy E’s Ruthless Records fold, have announced that they are officially signed to Suge Knight’s Death Row imprint. Above The Law group members Big Hutch aka Cold 187um, KM.G AKA Vin Loco and DJ K-oss, severed their ties with Tommy… Read more »

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