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D’Angelo Manager Shoots Down Bad Boy Rumors

Despite rumors suggesting a signing with Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records, R&B crooner D’Angelo is remaining at his current record label AllHipHop.com has confirmed.   “While both gentlemen hold one another in the highest regard, the stories circulating in the press are totally false,” according to D’Angelo’s manager, Lindsay Guion.   Guion dismissed the… Read more »

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Diamond D., Fat Joe Speak On Death Of Rapper Party Arty

Even members of the Diggin’ In The Crates Crew, with whom South Bronx rapper Party Arty rose to prominence, were shocked today (December 5) to learn of the underground artist’s untimely death.   Arty, born Arthur Sheridan, passed away early yesterday afternoon (December 4) of unspecified health complications.   Both Fat Joe and legendary MC/producer… Read more »

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DJ Vlad Talks Website, American Gangster Finale

Already a power player in the mixtape world, multi-faceted DJ Vlad has now set his sights on conquering the website and film markets.   In October DJ Vlad launched www.vladtv.com, an already fast growing Hip-Hop based video site birthed from the success of Vlad’s YouTube channel and website, Vladtv.com.   “Vlad TV as an entity… Read more »

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UPDATE: Charges Against Suge Knight Tossed

Two felony drug charges and one misdemeanor assault charge against Marion “Suge” Knight were dismissed by a Las Vegas judge.   Prosecutors accused Knight, 43, of assaulting a female acquaintance named Melissa Isaac, on August 27, during a heated argument.   Knight was accused of striking Isaac, who was allegedly found by LVPD officers naked… Read more »

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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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