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DMX Sought In Hit And Run

DMX is being sought after by NYPD for allegedly slamming into a car full of women, and then swearing that he wouldn’t pay for the damage he had caused. DMX was coming from a party at Float, where he was celebrating the launch of Missy Elliots new label, Gold Mind. After leaving the party shortly… Read more »

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Ol Dirt Escapes Prison Sentence

Ol Dirty escaped a prison sentence when the judge presiding over his case sent him to Rehab facility. Ol Dirty was released from jail, and was sent to the Impact House in Pasadena California, where he will undergo treatment for 180 days. Judge Marsha Revel and Ol Dirty’s defense team all agreed that the best… Read more »

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36 Mafia Exceeds Expectations

Three 6 Mafia debuted at number 6 on Billboard Magazine’s 200 chart, landing under Kid Rock and N’Sync, and beating out Pop heavyweights Creed and Matchbox 20. Ken Gullic, VP, Sales, Loud Records says,"Three 6 Mafia has taken the southern rap game to an all new level! Beyond the southern states — the nation has… Read more »

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icollector.com To Auction Rare Graffiti

icollector.com has partnered with Guernsey’s New York auction house to conduct the first major auction sale of Graffiti Art. The website will offer a complete listing of descriptions and images of the art, as well as allowing collectors across the world to submit absentee bid, until June 14th. The top bids will be announced at… Read more »

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KRS-One In Philly

KRS-One will be invading Philadelphia Sunday June 18th, at Pegasus Night Club. The event, which is being sponsored by Phillyhiphop.com kicks off at 9PM, and admission is completely free–that’s right, free before 11PM. If you have never been to a KRS-One show, it is worth any price. To be able to see it free is… Read more »

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Eminem Draws Heat

Eminem has drawn heat for his latest album, The Marshall Mathers LP. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), claims that his lyrics convey messages of hatred and violence, and could lead to discrimination, physical abuse, and death. The group is encouraging consumers to register complaints with Interscope Records, for promoting defamatory material. Eminem… Read more »

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Big Block/Westmob Fued Heats Up

Another person has died due to what police claim is a dispute over rap music, in San Francisco. Starvel Junious, who was 17 was killed as he was sitting in a car with a friend, who was also shot. His friend, who was 15, also died. Big Block and The Westmob are supposedly feuding over… Read more »

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Sway And Tech Hook Up With Atomic Pop

Atomic Pop is taking further steps to capitalize on the growing Hip-Hop market. After locking down deal with Chuck D’s bringthenoise.com, they have announced an exclusive partnership with Sway and King Tech, to bring the Wake Up Show to your computer. The show is heard in over 19 markets and in three countries. The show… Read more »

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Chuck Chillout Signs With Bringthenoise.com

Wonder where Chuck Chillout has been? No need to anymore, he has just signed on with Bringthnoise.com, to host a new sunday night radio show. The show will premier this Sunday (May 11), and will begin at 11pm until 1 am EST. The show will have the newest songs, as well as interviews with artists…. Read more »

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Ego Trip Release Party: All Love

Monday (May 15th) at Fun in Manhattan, Rawkus Records and the defunct, yet still popular, Ego Trip magazine hosted a release party for the The Big Playback , the soundtrack to Ego Trip’s Book of Rap Lists. The ethnically mixed crowd enjoyed the sounds of old school hip hop provided by DJ Mister Cee of… Read more »

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Dre Has Fans Booted

Dr. Dre is following in the footsteps of Metallica, and attempting to have the names of the fans that swapped his songs on Napster banned from the service. Dre, who hired the software company NetPD (who also did the work for Metallica) is also represented by the same lawyer, Howard King.

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Wyclef Added For Diallo Benefit

Wyclef Jean has been added to a benifet concert for Amadou Diallo, on June 19 at Hammerstien Ballroom in New York City. The even it titled: "To Amadou With Love: A Night Of Healing." The event will also feature appearances by Rosie Perez and other Celebrities. If you don’t know by now, Diallo was shot… Read more »

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50 Cent Shot 3 Times

50 Cent (born Curtis Jackons), the artist behind the "How To Rob" song, that infuriated many rappers, was shot once in each leg and in the jaw Wednesday in New York City. He is in Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. 50 Cent, who is 22 years old, was sitting in a parked car with 22… Read more »

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Blaze Magazine Closes Shop

Blaze Magazine was shut down by Vibe/Spin Ventures for consistently falling short in meeting advertising and circulation requirements. The June/July issue will be the last issue, with Mannie Fresh on one cover, the other with Swizz Beats. In October, Larry Flynt Publications also gave the ax to Rappages, but the magazine is scheduled to relaunch… Read more »

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