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Cassidy Links With Carmelo Anthony’s New Label For Next LP

NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony has inked a deal with Philadelphia rapper Cassidy, who is planning to release a new album on Anthony’s Krossover Entertainment.   Along with Cassidy’s upcoming album, Krossover Entertainment will release Berg’s debut album tentatively titled Language Arts.   Berg‘s debut will feature rappers like Rick Ross, Cool & Dre, Jadakiss, Gorilla… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Ludacris Explains Controversial Obama Song

With President-elect Barack Obama’s historic election run now complete, Atlanta rap star Ludacris is finally breaking his silence on Obama’s marked criticism of his July dedication song.   On the track entitled “Politics As Usual” taken from DJ Drama’s Gangsta Grillz: The Preview, Ludacris professed his full support for Obama.   That support was overshadowed… Read more »

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Def Jam’s Stewart Supported Barack Obama, Funeral Arrangements

Stewart was also an avid supporter of Barack Obama and gave to the incumbent president of the United States of America, despite the music mogul’s apparent sudden death earlier in the month.Stewart, the former executive vice president of Island Def Jam,  made large donations to Barack Obama’s highly successful “Campaign for Change.”Earlier this year, Stewart… Read more »

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Men Arrested In FL For ‘Sagging’: President Elect Obama Pans Baggy Pants Law

President elect Barack Obama’s strong affinity for Hip-Hop culture doesn’t extend to the street fashion of sagging, although the Illinois senator disagrees with legislative bans.   According to the smokinggun.com, Riviera Beach, FL has already made 17 arrests since enacting a ban on sagging in mid-August.   The first dozen of those arrests came within… Read more »

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Lord Infamous Returns With ‘After Sics’

Former Three 6 Mafia member Lord Infamous will release a new album titled After Sics on his own Black Rain Entertainment.   After Sics, which is the second release since his departure from Oscar Award winning group Three 6 Mafia, is the follow up to his 2007 release The Man, The Myth, The Legacy.  … Read more »

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Green Party VP Candidate Hosts Hip-Hop Event

Green Party Vice Presidential nominee/Hip-Hop activist Rosa Clemente will be joined by a variety of rappers tonight (November 4) in Manhattan, to celebrate her run for Vice President of the United States.   Clemente is a longtime journalist/Hip-Hop activist, who’s name can be seen on ballots nationwide alongside Green Party Presidential nominee Cynthia McKinney.  … Read more »

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David Banner Warns Of Electronic Voting; Volunteers In Jackson

One hour after David Banner cast his vote Jackson, Mississippi, the rapper/producer is issuing a warning to the millions around the country who will be doing the same throughout the day.   The Jackson native, who remains an active political voice in the Hip-Hop community, wants to remind voters to be aware of possible malfunctions… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Jay-Z’s Rocawear Profitable During Tough Economy

Hip-Hop apparel brand Rocawear helped its parent company Iconix Brand Group post a better-than-expected quarterly profit, despite a sluggish economy and a tough U.S. retailing market. Iconix, which bought Rocawear from Jay-Z in 2007 for $204 million dollars, earned over $18.3 million dollars for the third quarter of 2008. According to Iconix CEO Neil Cole,… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Rap Stars Make Last Minute Pleas For Fans To Vote

Nearly a year of debates, controversy, and unexpected twists has culminated with today’s record-breaking Election Day (November 4), where millions of voters will decide the next president of the United States.   With less than 24 hours before the race is decided, various Hip-Hop artists told AllHipHop.com in exclusive statements, that they are continuing to… Read more »

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