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Ghostface Working On New Album

Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah is currently in the studio, recording the follow up album to his certified gold album, Supreme Clientle. The new album will reunite Ghostface with his partner, Raekwon The Chef. The album, titled Cuban Linx 2: Bullet Proof Wallet is slated for a release date of April 3, 2001. Ghost has… Read more »

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Shabaam Reaches Out

Shabaam Sahdeeq has emailed the majority of webmasters the past week to clear up his status with Rawkus and to confirm that he is still alive and well. After several Rawkus employee’s went as far as going to his house in Brooklyn to find him, he issued this statement two days ago: "This is in… Read more »

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Talib Kweli To Do In Store Promotion

Athletic specialty retailer Footaction USA has teamed up with Rawkus Entertainment hip-hop artist Talib Kweli for the grand opening of the new Footaction store in Baltimore on December 9. Kweli will make a guest appearance at the store and sign autographs for fans. Customers will receive a free Footaction CD sampler as a gift with… Read more »

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Lil Kim Moves Up

George and Weezie Jefferson never moved up like the Notorious Lil Kim. THe Queen B has jetted from her old New Jersey home and moved into a secret gated community. Currently, Kim’s old home, a 4 bedroom, 3 bath town house is on the market for $880, 000. The new, larger home is a 2… Read more »

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Shabaam Sahdeeq Leaving Rawkus?

Shabaam Sahdeeq, who was one of the first Hip-Hop acts to sign with Rawkus Records, and was signed before Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Pharoah Monch, is now making an attempt to leave the label. Shabaam has had his album, Scandalous completed for over a year, but Rawkus has pushed the release of the album… Read more »

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Stolen Handgun In Puffy Case Traced

The stolen handgun found in the Lincoln Navigator truck with Puffy has apparently been traced to a man outside Atlanta. Ralph Cooper, a building contractor from Powder Springs, had reported his gun missing to local police after it was stolen from his truck last fall, his wife, Shellene, told APBnews.com. New York police found a… Read more »

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Black Roc Store Open For Business

Jay-Z, who heads up the very successful Roc-A-Fella Records, Roc-A-Wear clothing line and the recently founded Carter Faculty label, has opened up a boutique store in Philadelphia. The store, which is located off of South 4th Street in between a nail salon and a vintage clothing store, has been open for business for just under… Read more »

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Prodigy Jacked

Prodigy, half of Hip-Hop group Mobb Deep, was robbed early Friday morning of $343,000 worth of jewelry. P, who was taking a break from a video shoot, was robbed at gunpoint by two men, in Long Island City, which is a part of Queens New York. Most of the Jewelry was rented for the video… Read more »

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Tribute To Women In Hip-Hop

The 1st annual Tribute to Women in hip-hop will celebrates the achievements and influences of female artists in hip-hop. The event, which takes place on December 6th, 2000 will consists of guest speakers and a panel discussion between music industry professionals on issues dealing with women in hip-hop. Panelists will discuss issues dealing with female… Read more »

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The Slumplordz Get Critical Acclaim

Tha Slumplordz release The Yakuza has been named as one of the best hip hop albums of 2000 by The San Francisco Bay Guardian. The full length LP, which was released in October, is the group’s first national release and second full-length offering. Other honorees include Dead Prez, Outkast, Blackalicious, Talib Kweli, and Dr. Dre… Read more »

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More Snoop Dogg Confusion?

Liquid Audio has entered into a marketing agreement with Death Row/D3 Entertainment, allowing consumers to download the single, "Head Doctor" from the Death Row release, Dead Man Walking. The announcement comes a day after (December 20th, 2000) the release of the Snoop sanctioned, Tha Last Meal, on Master P’s No Limit imprint. Fans may be… Read more »

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Head Of Def Jam Issues Statement

Lyor Cohen, the head of Def Jam Records, officially confirmed that LL Cool J will be leaving the record label. LL has been on Def Jam since the label launched in 1986. Here is what he had to say: "LL Cool J is clearly one of the most important artists of his generation. He created… Read more »

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DMX To Give Back To The Community

DMX and his family will be distributing toys to Children today (Wednesday December 20th, 2000) from 11:30am until 2:00pm at the Harlem Hospital, 506 Lenox Avenue, in the South Aids Ward section of the hospital. DMX, who has been busy with a new label, Bloodline Records through Def Jam, a clothing line, DW (Dog Wear),… Read more »

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The Iconz Are Coming

With multi-platinum albums by Trick Daddy and Trina under their belt, the 3-man Committee (Luc Duc, Chapter and Stage McCloud) has firmly established itself as the premiere hip hop production crew in Miami. These midas-plus men have now stepped from behind the boards and into the booth, adding a dash of female flava with Supastarr,… Read more »

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