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DJ Hurricane To Release Don’t Sleep

DJ Hurricane is set to release his album, Don’t Sleep October 10th, on TVT Records. The all-star, ensemble cast of Don’t Sleep includes Talib Kweli, Xzibit, Faith Evans, Money Mark, Public Enemy, The Lost Boyz, N’Dea Davenport, The Flipmode Squad, Ad Rock from the Beastie Boys and an unexpected appearance from Scott Weiland of the… Read more »

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BET Doubles Security

Snoop Dogg was filming BET’s show 106&Park on Tuesday Oct 3rd, and in anticipation of his presence, the Black network nearly doubled the security in an effort to prevent any attempts to kill the rapper. In recent incidents like the Source Awards, alleged Bloods and affiliates of Death Row Records ran rampant seeking to bodily… Read more »

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Ice-T Drops Knowledge

Ice T spoke at the Kansas African-American Economic And Human Development Expo III, on Saturday. Addressing the audience, Ice T talked about education and self reliance. "Street smarts will get you killed sooner than book smarts. Street smarts will teach you how to make money, but 98 percent of how you do it is illegal…. Read more »

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Mr. Short Khop Lands Deal With TVT

Mr. Short Khop has announced that he has landed a deal with the TVT Records imprint. Short Khop, who was featured on We Be Clubbin and Pushin Weight will release his debut album, DA Khop Shop, sometime in January 2001. The album will feature Shaquille O’Neal, Kurupt, Kokain, W.C. And Ice Cube. Producers include Battlecat,… Read more »

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Nelly To Debut In New Movie

Nelly will debut has acting skills in a new flick, titled Snipes. He will play a Hip-Hop artist who is kidnapped on the eve of his debut album release. The movie, which has a budget of less than $10 Million is the first release from Ruffnation Films, which is headed by former Co-CEO of Ruffhouse… Read more »

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J Records Looking For Acts

Clive Davis, former big willie at Arista, is looking for artists for his new label, J Records. He recently purchased a full floor for the new labels office space, located at 745 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor in New York City. The new office has views of Central Park and is close to the street. The… Read more »

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Dre And Ed Lover Bounce

Dr. Dre and Ed Lover, popular MTV hosts of Yo MTV Raps fame, left their gig at KKBT-FM The Beat, which is a Los Angeles version of New York City’s Hot 97. They have been replaced by Steve Harvey, who left his top rated radio show in Chicago, at WGCI-FM. He moved out to the… Read more »

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Puff Daddy Settles With Publishing Co.

Puff Daddy has settled a lawsuit filed against him by music publishing company Brumley& Sons, over his tribute to Biggie Smalls, I’ll Be Missing You. The object of the dispute was Puff’s use of eight words from the 1929 gospel song, I’ll Fly Away, which was composed in 1929 by Albert Brumley while he was… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Gets The Blues

Fat Possum/Epitaph are putting a new twist on Hip-Hop. On October 24th, the label will release an album titled: New Beats From The Delta. The Mississippi based label will take songs from legendary blues artists Junior Kimbrough, CeDell Davis, T-Model Ford and Johnny Farmer to name a few on the album, and remix the songs… Read more »

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Drag-On Arrested On Assault Charge

Drag-On was arrested and charged with assault, after he got into a fight with his Limo driver. He was arraigned and released on bail. He later told Fox 5 News in New York his side of what happened. Ruff Ryders rapper Dragon was arrested in New York on Monday night and charged with assault after… Read more »

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Lynne Cheney Attacks Eminem

Lynne Cheney, wife of War Monger, Halliburton (an Oil Company) CEO, George Bush Vice President wannabe Dick Cheney, has attacked Eminem, calling him a violent misogynist, and demanded that Seagrams, the corporation that distributes Eminem’s label, Aftermath/Interscope, to take responsibility for putting the records out. She was testifying at a Senate held hearing on violence… Read more »

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Eminem Filming Video For Stan

Eminem is planning to release the song Stan as his next single and video, and it is drawing fire already. The song, which is about a twisted fan obsessed with Eminem, is going to be released in late November. When asked if the record was a proper release for the Christmas season, Interscope replied "No… Read more »

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Beasties Go Digital

The Beastie Boy owned label, Grand Royal will make all of it’s releases available for digital download the same day the actual CD is released. The first release is Texas rock group, At The Drive In, and their release "Relationship of Command." The album is being released digitally through the unsuccessful EMI Music Distribution digital-distribution… Read more »

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Made Men Associates Arrested

Made Men associates Tony Mccrary and Trevor Watson, both in their thirties, have been arrested and are being arraigned on charges of Assault and Battery with Deadly Weapon, for the stabbing of NBA Celtic Forward, Paul Peirce. Only two of the three wanted have been turned themselves in, a third, William Ragland, who is 28… Read more »

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Okay Player Tour Kicks Off

The Okay Player tour kicks off October 5th in Northampton Massachusettes, featuring such Hip-Hop artists as Rah Digga, Common, Dead Prez, Bahamadia, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Black Eyed Peas (on select dates) and a variety of other acts, to be announced. Here are the tour dates. This is going to be worth your money: 10/5… Read more »

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