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B.I.G.’s Son Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell In NYC

Closing out a week filled with the memory and legacy of his father, 11-year-old Christopher “CJ” Wallace, Jr. presided over the NASDAQ Opening Bell this in New York City yesterday morning (January 9).   CJ was joined by his mother R&B singer Faith Evans and his grandmother Voletta Wallace in a promotional appearance to support… Read more »

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E! Greenlights New Hip-Hop Video Model TV Show

A new Hip-Hop themed series is coming to E! Entertainment titled Candy Girls, which will focus on women in rap music videos.   The 30-minute show, which is labeled a “docu-soap,” centers around aspiring and established female actresses who work for an agency, which casts the potential models in the videos.   E! ordered eight… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: T.I. Settles Lawyer Bill

Atlanta rapper T.I. has settled the matter of an overdue lawyer’s bill for the mother of his sons, in compliance with a Fulton County judge’s ruling. The 28-year-old star appeared visibly bothered by the situation while testifying in an Atlanta court room Tuesday (January 6). He told the judge that his failure to pay the… Read more »

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Beastie Boys to Reissue Paul’s Boutique

The Beastie Boys have confirmed via their official website the reissue of one of Hip-Hop’s greatest and most creative albums in Paul’s Boutique.   Initially received as a commercial disappointment in 1989, Paul’s Boutique went on to amass a strong following due to the Dust Brother’s prodigious and intricate sampling techniques, and the savvy, pop… Read more »

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Kraftwerk Co-Founder Leaves Group

Florian Schneider, founding member of the seminal group Kraftwerk, has confirmed his departure from the band.   On their official website, Kraftwerk verified the news and acknowledged Schneider’s invaluable contributions to their sound.   “Florian Schneider leaves Kraftswerk after a 40 year partnership with Ralf Hutter,” the group stated in a prepared statement. “This partnership… Read more »

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