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Cash Money CEO Talks Wayne’s 8 Grammy Nominations

Cash Money Records co-founder Ronald “Slim” Williams has released a statement congratulating Lil Wayne on his earning eight Grammy Award nominations last night (December 3).   In the statement, Williams expressed his pride in Wayne’s latest career accomplishment and took time to note that his accolades are well deserved.   “The success of Tha Carter… Read more »

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Rappers Remember, Pay Homage To Pimp C

Exactly one year ago today (December 4) the Hip-Hop world was rocked by the sudden passing of Chad Butler, known worldwide as the cavalier Pimp C of the seminal Southern rap duo UGK.   The founder of UGK was found dead in a West Hollywood hotel after accidentally overdosing on codeine syrup.   An autopsy… Read more »

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Lil Wayne Leads All Artists With Eight Grammy Nods

Lil Wayne has ended a spectacular 2008 with eight Grammy nominations, topping the list of all artists.   Rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West scored six nominations each, while Dangermouse, Atlanta rapper T.I. and Chicago’s Lupe Fiasco both landed four nods.   Lil Wayne’s Carter III – which is the top selling album of 2008 and… Read more »

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DJ Suspended Over Busta’s ‘Arab Money’; Busta Replies To Critics

Busta Rhymes continues to face adversity in the United Kingdom, as the airing of the rapper’s latest single “Arab Money” has resulted in a popular DJ’s suspension.   Global Radio owns and operates Galaxy Radio, which broadcasts Steve “Smooth” Sutherland’s show in Manchester, Yorkshire, Birmingham, York Shire, the South Coast, the North East and Scotland…. Read more »

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New EPMD Album Set for Dec. 9th

The nine-year album drought of legendary group EPMD comes to a close in two weeks, as the duo will release their long-awaited 7th album We Mean Business.   The LP comes nearly 10 years after Out of Business (1999), then billed as the duo’s final studio album.   Despite that tagline, the album failed to… Read more »

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William Balfour Arrested; Formally Charged in Hudson Family Slayings

William Balfour, the man at the center of the investigation surrounding the deaths of singer/actress Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew, has been arrested.   Balfour, Hudson’s estranged brother-in-law, was formally charged with three counts of murder in connection with the slayings, after his arrest on Monday (December 1) at Stateville Correctional Center.   The… Read more »

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