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DMX To Star Opposite Of Steven Segal

DMX has signed on to star in Dimension Films’ latest installment of “The Crow” franchise for the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. The project will begin shooting at the end of this year. The Crow: Lazarus will be the fourth in the series of movies. DMX has signed a multi-picture deal for the series. “We… Read more »

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Retaliation Record Recorded At Q-Tip

Q-Tip, who once seemed like one of the more peaceful and positive rappers, was recently fined for punching a man in the face during a fight in March outside of a Virgin Megastore in Manhattan. The man who he punched, Kenrick Miranda, is a member of a rap duo, Slandid, and they have recorded a… Read more »

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Big L Celebrity Game And Video

In anticipation of Big L’s posthumous release, The Big Picture, Rawkus Records will be holding a Celebrity basketball game, as well as the video shoot for his latest single, "Holding It Down", which features a cameo appearance by R&B singer, and New York’s Hot 97 radio personality Miss Jones. The game will feature The Flamboyant… Read more »

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Eminem Officially Charged

Eminem was officially charged with assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. Eminems management claimed that fans seeking autographs caused the disturbance, but county prosecutor Carl Marlinga claimed otherwise in court on Monday. Eminem had supposedly showed up at the club to check up on his wife, Kim Mathers. Eminem suspected her… Read more »

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New Survey Released

According to the latest Study released, 60 percent of music lovers that download songs have bought recordings from a retail outlet after hearing the songs online. The survey, which polled almost 17,000 people, was conducted by Yankelovich Partners. The survey also found that 4 out of 5 people would spend more on music if they… Read more »

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Tommy Boy CEO Wants Label Back

ommy Boy Records Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Silverman is trying to negotiate with investors to buy back half of his label from Warner Music. His contract is set expire in 18 months. Silverman sold 50 percent of his label in 1985, sold the remaining 50 percent to Warner in 1989 and then re-negotiated… Read more »

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Shapeshifters Release Double CD

From the Los Angeles underground come the pre-legendary Shapeshifters. Born at Project Blowed, raised with Mr. T and He-man…. The main member of the Shapes, Circus, produced this double CD which can be thought of the underground anthology of the Shapes. Circus rolled through LA with his trusty 8-track and recorded some of the most… Read more »

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Echo Park Gets Trashed

The Hip-Hop musical, Echo Park was trashed by The New York Post on Tuesday June 5th. The musical, tracks the early years of Hip-Hop played by Derrik Keyes. The gist of the musical, which the New York Post labeled "Badly written and convoluted" was that in the early days, it wasn’t about money or fame,… Read more »

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Police Officers Face Charges

Five police officers from Orange, New Jersey are finally facing Federal charges in connection with the beating death of Earl Faison, a man they beat to death in a case of mistaken identity. Faison, who was an up and coming rapper, was beaten, robbed and pepper sprayed by the five officers, who were seeking revenge… Read more »

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Nate Dogg Arrested

Nate Dogg, born Nathaniel Hale, was arrested on Saturday. Authorities are investigating Nate for kidnapping his former girlfriend and setting a car on fire. The Pomona SWAT Team took Nate around 12:30 PM. He was released on $1 million dollars bail. Apparently, he held his ex girlfriend against her will at a house in Lakewood… Read more »

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Russell Calls Out NYC Mayor

Russell Simmons called out New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani yesterday (May 31) for squashing his plans to have an event in City Hall Park. Russell is claiming he was denied the park, because he made fun of Giuliani in recent advertisements for his website, 360hiphop.com. The ad featured a Giuliani look a like, with… Read more »

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New WWF Release

Vince McMahon, head of controversial World Wrestling Federation, is planning to release another installment of their Gold release, WWF Aggression. The release, which featured Hip-Hop artists rhyming over wrestlers theme music, was released to critical acclaim. WWF Aggression-2, is going to feature Busta Rhymes, Da Brat, Ice Cube, Ghostface, High & Mighty, and Jay-Z. This… Read more »

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Chronic On Snoops Tour Bus

Snoop Dogg’s tour bus was stopped at the Temecula border checkpoint outside of San Diego California, when border police smelled Marijuana coming from the bus. When the officers searched the bus, they discovered 300 grams of Chronic. A member of the entourage claimed the weed, and was charged with a misdemeanor and released shortly thereafter…. Read more »

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