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Rappers and DJs Honor Influential Composers During New Concert Series

A new take on the evolution of Hip-Hop will be explored as rappers and DJs combine talents for a four-part series of concerts, honoring arrangers/composers that have played an important role in influencing Hip-Hop music since the 1970s.   Presented by VTech Communications and music production company Mochilla, the Timeless concert series will kick off… Read more »

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Death Row Public Auction Set for January 25th

The U.S. Bankruptcy court has approved the go-ahead for a public auction on the assets of powerhouse 90s label Death Row Records.   Last year, numerous parties battled over ownership of the label after several sale closings were reneged on.   Those interested in attending the auction are required to pay a $200 registration fee… Read more »

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Welcomes Run-DMC

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has released the names of its latest class of inductees, which includes only the second Hip-Hop group to be selected in the organization’s 24-year history.   Run-DMC will be honored this year alongside performers Jeff Beck, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Metallica, and Bobby Womack.   Other… Read more »

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Bun B. Clarifies Koch Deal; Still On Rap-A-Lot

Bun B is refuting reports that he has signed to Koch Entertainment through a Texas-based indie label.   In an exclusive statement to AllHipHop.com, the Houston rapper explains that the news, published by several online sources yesterday (January 13), where a misunderstanding stemming from a forthcoming guest appearance.   “I do not have a label… Read more »

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Jay-Z, Bow Wow Among Performers for Obama’s Neighborhood Ball

Rapper/mogul Jay-Z, Hip-Hop soul queen Mary J. Blige and music icon Stevie Wonder will be among the stars on hand to celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama at the first-ever Neighborhood Inaugural Ball.   Obama will host The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration, which will take place at the Washington Convention Center in Washington… Read more »

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