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Eminem Being Investigated

Authorities overseas are studying video tapes of Eminem’s debut British concert, looking for proof that he urged teenaged fans to take drugs. Eminem has been in the hotseat lately, because amongst other things, his stage show has him simulate his own death in an electric chair, as well as roaming the stage with a chainsaw…. Read more »

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Scar Nowhere To Be Found

Matthew "Scar" Allen, the man that called Puff a "fake" and then threw a 2 inch stack of $20, $50 and $100 dollar bills in the face of Puff Daddy and sparked the now infamous shooting at Club NY in Manhattan is nowhere to be found. Friends of Allen say that he will most likely… Read more »

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Big Pun Mural A Success

Big Pun was remembered yesterday (Tuesday Feb. 6, 2001) as family, friends and fans gathered to watch the Tat’s Cru paint a mural in honor of Big Pun. Many celebrities were in attendance, including Remy Martin, Ja-Rule, Cuban Link, Kool Herc and Fat Joe. The event started around 11:00am yesterday. The celebrities that were there… Read more »

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JD Renews Deal With Columbia

Steve Heckler, VP of Information Technology has issued a chilling threat against Napster, and the development of any sort of technology outside of the major entertainment conglomerate’s grasp. After giving a speech at California State University, Heckler told the Summer Forty-Niner (the student newspaper) that " The music industry will take whatever steps it needs… Read more »

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Company Flow To Do One Last Show

Company Flow, who recently broke up, will perform one last time together as a group. The show, which will take place on March 28th at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City, It will be the first time El-P, Bigg Jus and Mr. Len have appeared on stage together in almost three years. Other guests… Read more »

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Sean John Out Does Bad Boy

Puff Daddy had a good year, in terms of his business ventures. While his label, Bad Boy brought in $60 million in revenue, the real success story comes from his clothing line, Sean John. Sean John brought in over $100 million for the CEO. “When I’m Sean John, it’s definitely like an alter ego" he… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg To Release XXX Video

Snoop Dogg will release his first XXX rated video, Doggystyle, through Larry Flint’s Hustler Video, the magazine’s video distribution company. The flick, which was shot in Snoop Dogg’s home, is a cross between a rap video and XXX-rated film. Snoop wrote all the music, including 11 never-before-released tracks. He performs in six original music videos… Read more »

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Bigg Snoop Dogg Radio Blowin Up

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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Mural To Be Created For Big Pun

Family, friends, and fans of Big Pun (birthname, Christopher Rios) will gather together in the South Bronx on February 6, 2001 to commemorate the 1st anniversary of his untimely passing last year on February 7, 2001. Big Pun will be immortalized yet again by Bronx-based hip-hop graffiti artist, The TATS CRU, who painted the original… Read more »

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More Lawsuits For Puff

Puffy’s problems continue to mount. In addition to being sued by a former tenet for allegedly renting a house that was "infested with vermin" in Beverly Hills and his high profile shooting case, Puff is now the plaintiff in a civil case against a journalist, who failed to produce his autobiography. Mikal Gilmore breached an… Read more »

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Eminem To Perform With Elton John

Eminem may not be as homophobic as the critics make him out to be. It was recently announced that Eminem will perform a duet with Elton John, the openly bisexual singer, at the Grammy awards. The duo will perform Eminem’s song, "Stan", which is about a deranged fan. In a statement, the NARAS said: “The… Read more »

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DJ Yutaka Set To Drop United Nations II

DJ Yutaka is set to drop his second album United Nations II in April. Yutaka, who has worked with the likes of Ice T, Ras Kass, Chuck D, Tash, Jurassic 5 and Afrika Bambaata, is also a member of the Universal Zulu Nation. Featured on United Nations II are: Guru, N’dea Davenport, Afrika Bambaataa, B-Real,… Read more »

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Big Boi Has A Boy

Big Boi of Outkast has a new addition to his family. His girlfriend gave birth to a boy on February 3. Big Boi missed the child being born. In an attempt to make sure he witnessed it, Outkast canceled their remaining 5 dates on the groups European tour, where they were opening the majority of… Read more »

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Mos Def Finishes Up Carmen Jones

Mos Def recently finished up the shooting for Carmen: A Hip-Hopera in Los Angeles. Also appearing in the film is ultra-sexy Destiny’s Child leader, Beyoncé Knowles. Beyoncé has the main role and stars opposite of Mekhi Phifer. Mos Def plays the villain in the movie. The movie is based on a 19th century opera by… Read more »

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Jurassic 5 Ready New Video

Jurassic 5 continue to push their first major label effort, Quality Control. After achieving success with their single, W.O.E (Wonderful World Of Entertainment), the group is now reading their next video and single, "The Influence." The group, Chali 2NA, Zaakir, Akil, and Marc 7 are excited about the new video. "The video looks tight and… Read more »

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