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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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Maroon 5 Taps Top Hip-Hop Stars To Remix Albums

Grammy-winning rock band Maroon 5 is set to enter unknown territory through an 18-track mixtape, but not without support from Hip-Hop’s biggest names.   Next month, the multi-platinum group will release Call & Response: The Remix Album, a project featuring Pharrell Williams, the Cool Kids, ?uestlove, David Banner, Mary J. Blige, and many more reinterpreting… Read more »

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Barack Obama’s Grandmother Passes

Senator Barack Obama’s grandmother who helped raised him has passed away from cancer it was revealed today (November 3).   Obama learned of Madelyn “Toot” Dunham’s death around 8:00 am, before one of two scheduled rallies in Jacksonville, Florida.   Dunham, 86, passed away around 4:00 am this morning in her Honolulu home, just one… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Eve, Wyclef, Mario Heading To Accra

Hip-Hop stars Eve, Wyclef and R&B crooner Mario are taking their music abroad during a November 22 performance at the “The Zain 026 Experience” concert. The show is being promoted by local telecom company Zain Ghana and TransAfrica Media. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend the live performances at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium… Read more »

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UPDATE: Police Release Details On Suicide Of Def Jam EVP

Atlanta-area authorities have confirmed the cause of death of Def Jam Executive Vice President Shakir as a self-inflicted gunshot wound, AllHipHop.com has learned this afternoon.   The 34-year-old Oakland, California native, who split his time between Atlanta and New York, was discovered around 4:00 pm Saturday afternoon (November 1) in the bathroom at his home… Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS: Def Jam Vice Pres Shakir Stewart Dead Of Suicide; Def Jam Issues Statement

Def Jam Executive Vice President, Shakir Stewart was found dead today (November 1), AllHipHop.com has learned.   While details are being confirmed, sources stated that Shakir died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, and his body was found earlier today, in his apartment.   “L.A. Reid and all of us at Island Def Jam… Read more »

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