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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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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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