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Raekwon Explains Immobilarity

Raekwon let us know that he has finally named his latest album Immobilarity– State of Grace, Vol.1, which will drop sometime this summer. For those of us that didn’t know the meaning of the word, Chef said: "The word is from The Godfather Part 3, when Corleone says: International Immobiliare must be legitimate. The word… Read more »

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Bobby Digital To Be Player Model For Game

L7 will be joining RZA’s alter-ego Bobby Digital as player models for Atomic Pop’s Panic I. The Dr. Atomic vs. the Hitmen and Panic II: Hostile Takeover games, which are modifications of the networked games Quake II and Unreal, respectively. The player models of the four brash female rockers will be available for download at… Read more »

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Freaky Tah Shot And Killed

Raymond Rogers, AKA Freaky Tah in the Lost Boyz, was shot and killed by an unknown assailant early Sunday morning (March 28) in his native Queens, according to police. There are no suspects or motives as of yet, according to Detective Walter Burnes, a New York City Police Department spokesperson. Freaky Tah who was 28,… Read more »

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Kool Keith Hooks Up With Beck

Ex-Ultramagnetic MC, Kool Keith is at it again, this time as Kool Keith with Beck. an artist that has also been lauded for his ability to transcend all musical expectations of him. Keith, recently announced a new alias, The New Black Elvis. He is currently awaiting his Ruffhouse/Columbia release. The Beck collaboration is due out… Read more »

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Master P Hooks Up With Chris Blackwell

Chris Blackwell, (who also is the owner and founder of Island Records) and his Palm Pictures will produce the next film from Master P in association with the rapper’s No Limit Films company. "Lock Down," the story of three wrongly imprisoned friends and how jail divides them, stars Master P, who also co-directs and executive-produces…. Read more »

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ODB Arrested Again

ODB was arrested for allegedly wearing a bulletproof vest, something he shouldn’t have done because of his previous arrests. Mike Partain said he was pulled over for "driving erratically". “He didn’t have a driver’s license, so the officers had him step out of the vehicle and noticed he was wearing body armor,” Partain said. “A… Read more »

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Ol Dirty Doesn’t Have To Face Charges

A grand jury in New York Wednesday ruled that the Wu-Tang Clan star should not face charges for what police called a shoot-out with undercover officers. ODB was booked January 15 for suspected attempted murder after authorities said he engaged cops in a fire fight in Brooklyn. On Wednesday, ODB’s attorney told reporters, "The only… Read more »

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PE Dumps Def Jam

Public Enemy has split with Def Jam Records due to the controversy the group is causing over their want to release their new records via the Internet, and the MP3, and MP4 format. Their record label, Def Jam and Polygram ordered them to take the MP3’s off of their site, which they did. They then… Read more »

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Rawkus In Negotiation With Priority

Rawkus Records is in the process of trying to land a P&D deal with Los Angeles based Priority Records. The deal would give Rawkus a bigger audience. Most people don’t know that Rawkus Records is backed by none other than the billion dollar conglomerate News Corporation, which also happens to own the Fox TV Network,… Read more »

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Send Messages To Lil Shawn And Keith Murray

Rap Coalition is looking for people to write and send messages of greeting and support to two rap artists who are currently locked down: Keith Murray (serving a year and a half in Connecticut) and L’il Shawn (sentenced to 70 months Fed time in Virginia). It does not matter if you know them personally or… Read more »

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Old Dirty Bastard Arrested In Shoot Out

ODB was arrested last night (Jan.15th) after a shootout with police. No one was injured in the incident. Ol Dirty and another man were riding in a Chevy Tahoe with one headlight out, when the cops pulled them over in Brooklyn. According to police, Ol Dirty and the other man hopped out of the car… Read more »

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L-Boogie Receives 10 Nominations

L-Boogie has received 10 Grammy Award nominations Tuesday as women dominated several categories typically ruled by men. “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” will compete against a nearly all-female field — including Madonna, Sheryl Crow and Shania Twain — for album of the year. Hill was also nominated in the best new artist, pop, R&B, rap… Read more »

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Beastie Boys To Launch Tour

The Beastie Boys will launch their 1999 tour February 2nd in Japan, performing for a month of Asian, Australian and New Zealand dates. In April they will start a month long European stretch that will start in Germany and take them through northern Europe and the UK before coming back to finish in Germany. They… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Members Branch Out

Members of the Wu Tang Clan are looking to expand their horizons into film, devoting time to two independent pictures. Method Man will play the lead in the upcoming movie Bundy, the story of a deaf-mute who unwittingly becomes a drug courier between rival gangs. RZA has been tapped to produce the soundtrack. Word has… Read more »

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