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JMJ Murder Stems From Drug Deal Gone Bad?

In a report printed yesterday in the New York Post, law enforcement sources contend that Jam Master Jay’s death was the result of a drug deal gone bad. The report stated that Curtis Scoon and JMJ went into a deal to purchase drugs but were ripped off, causing a rift between the pair. The police theory… Read more »

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Marley Marl, Pete Rock And Premier Join XM

XM Satellite Radio channel 66 RAW has added to their on-air talent roster three legends in hip-hop. Marley Marl, Pete Rock & DJ Premier have added the hip-hop show Future Flavas, which will air Friday’s and Sunday nights. Future Flavas started back in the mid ‘90’s on New York radio, WQHT Hot 97, and has… Read more »

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Authorities Ready To Arrest Suspect In JMJ Murder

According to sources, New York authorities will arrest Curtis Scoon in connection with the murder of Jam Master Jay in the next few days. Investigators found DNA evidence at the crime scene that may link Scoon to the murder. Scoon has refused to submit to questioning by authorities and has hired pricey New York attorney,… Read more »

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The Freshest Kids: News Editorial

Cedric The Entertainer, Crazy Legs, Quincy D. Jones, III, Special Ed and others come out for the big premiere of The Freshest Kids: A History Of The B-Boy. (Hollywood, CA)–The Freshest Kids LA premiere was held last night, and, I’m proud to report, that they had nearly a full house in a theater with a… Read more »

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Suge Knight Attorney Alleges Harassment

Suge Knight’s attorney said that authorities were harassing the record label executive, after they raided the offices of Tha Row records, several SUV’s in Tha Row’s parking lot registered to Knight and his homes. "I have yet to see any association between the people arrested, any items taken and Suge Knight,” Knight’s attorney Arthur Barens… Read more »

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Suge Knight’s Offices Raided

A SWAT team raided the offices of Suge Knight’s Tha Row records, serving one of 17 warrants in two states, related to several homicides. Authorities confirmed that one person was arrested, but the identity of that person is not yet known. Los Angeles County sheriff deputies and the SWAT team surrounded Tha Row’s Wilshire Blvd…. Read more »

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Rap Pioneers In New Book

To support the release of the book “Yes Yes Y’all,” an exhibition featuring hip-hop pioneers will take place Sunday November 17th from 3-7 p.m. The book was put together by Jim Fricke and Charlie Ahearn, director of the Wild Style, and features over 300 pages of photos and flyers from the first decade of hip… Read more »

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Dame Dash ‘I Want Twista’

Although Twista is still signed to Atlantic Records, mogul Dame Dash is aggressively courting the Chi-town rapper in an attempt to sign him to Roc-A-Fella. “I’m trying to get Twista officially and unofficially – you can print that,” Dash said to AllHipHop.com. Twista appears on Jay-Z’s Blueprint 2 track “Poppin Tags,” with OutKast’s Big Boi… Read more »

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Planet Asia Assaulted By Security Guards

Rapper Planet Asia was assaulted by security at club 1st Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Asia charges that 8 security guards assaulted him after a performance Sunday, as he tried to re-enter backstage without his pass. "It is tragic to recognize that in 2002, we are still physically living the parallel dramas as Rodney King," Asia… Read more »

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The Roots And Common Set To Drop New LP’s

Highly anticipated albums from The Roots and Common are scheduled to be released in the weeks to come. The Roots will drop 14-track Phrenology on Tuesday, November 26 with DVD footage at a low price of $10 during the first week of sales. The first single “Break You Off,” features fellow Philly artist Musiq. Other… Read more »

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Prince Paul Addresses ‘Politics’

Cerebral producer Prince Paul is about to spark brain cells with another album dubbed Politics of the Business, a title that represented the struggle of creating the project itself. “It took a lot for me to put this out,” he said. “Let just say [music industry] politics are in full effect. It took a lot.”… Read more »

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