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Cash Money Expands, Hits Pop Charts

After a phenomenal year that saw the label release Lil Wayne’s blockbuster smash Tha Carter III, Cash Money Records is poised to move its success to the pop arena.   An integral part of this new direction is the 25 year-old, alternative singer/songwriter Kevin Rudolf, who this past summer hit the Billboard Pop Top 10… Read more »

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Free Joins Power 105.1 Morning Show

Former 106 and Park personality Free officially joined Power 105.1 as co-host of the Ed Lover Morning Show today (October 14).   Program Director Cadillac Jack spoke on the deal and added his network is assured that Free’s successful, #1 rated run as a BET VJ will translate to the competitive New York radio market…. Read more »

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Adult Swim Releasing Free African Swim Hip-Hop Album

On October 20, Adult Swim will showcase their latest Hip-Hop project entitled African Swim, a free, 15-song download collection of South Africa’s premier artists.   In preparation for their first African album, the cutting-edge animation network traveled to Africa to brainstorm the release and meet with featured artists Jozi, Gumshev, and Maggz.   Helming a… Read more »

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Gang Bangers Get Down With Voting In Compton

California rapper Eric ‘Lil Eazy E’ Wright Jr. was among a group of celebrities involved in launching a new voter registration campaign.   The My Hood Votes voter registration and education campaign kicked off on Saturday (October 11) as Wright and campaign founder and journalist Jasmyne Cannick registered Crips, Bloods and non-traditional potential voters throughout… Read more »

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McCain Advisor Dropped Over Racist 50/Ludacris/Obama Column

John McCain’s campaign has confirmed the removal of their Virginia leadership representative Bobby May, over the prominent GOP veteran’s penning of a racially charged column parodying the policies of Barack Obama.   The piece, entitled “The (clarified) Platform of Barack Hussein Obama,” appeared this week in The Voice newspaper.   Throughout the column, May lampooned… Read more »

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Rappers Talk Economy, Women During BET Panel Discussion

In light of America’s current economic crisis and next month’s historic presidential election, BET Networks announced today (October 10) plans to host two panel discussions next weekend at Clark Atlanta University.   The first discussion, “Get Your Money Right,” will aim to engage young people on the importance of financial literacy in their college and… Read more »

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Tone Loc Headlining Exotic Erotic Ball

An event labeled as “the World’s #1 Wildest and Sexiest Party” will feature Tone Loc as the “Funky Cold Medina” rapper has been tapped as one of the headliners for the upcoming 29th Annual Exotic Erotic Ball and Expo.The Expo starts October 24 and is expected to host over 30,000 attendees.The annual event will call… Read more »

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