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Mr. Cheeks Prepares New Album

Lost Boyz member Mr. Cheeks is preparing to release his second solo album, Back Again. The first single is an R&B styled number, titled "Crush On You," which features crooner/producer Mario Winans. The album features Pete Rock and CL Smooth, who appear on a track titled "Reminisce," which pays homage to fallen souls and rap… Read more »

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Funds Of Company Connected To Murder Inc. Seized

Last week, authorities seized a number of bank accounts of companies connected to Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff. The accounts of a company, Picture Perfect Entertainment, contained almost $500,000 in funds advanced by Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc. label. Picture Perfect was involved in the production of the soundtrack to the Murder Inc. movie "Crime Partners," which McGriff… Read more »

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Rap Groups Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Rap groups LA Symphony, 4th Avenue Jones and Ill Harmonics will headline the Martin Luther King Jr. festival today (Jan. 20), in honor of the legendary civil rights leader. The free, all ages show kicks off at 6 PM at the Town and Country Convention Center in San Diego, California and will also feature Rock… Read more »

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Angie Martinez Not On Benzino Diss Track

Angie Martinez has responded to the numerous articles that have been published that she would be appearing on a track beside Eminem and 50 Cent dissing The Source co-owner Benzino. Numerous sites (including AllHipHop.com) reported that Martinez would make an appearance on the track "Boston B*tch," which is reportedly being leaked in the next few… Read more »

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50 Cent: “Death Is Entertaining”

With his often humorous, but seemingly risky tirades against Ja Rule and Murder Inc, Wu Tang Clan and others – 50 Cent says his approach to rapping is like a real life-threatening action flick. “I think anything that has to do with death is kind of entertaining. In an action film, they’ll jump off a… Read more »

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Rapper Fabolous Busted Two Times In Two Days

Fabolous was arrested for the second time in two days on Thursday night after police alleged they found guns in a car he was riding in.Around 10 P.M. police stopped a Suburban in the Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn after allegedly running a red light. When the officers approached the vehicle, they saw a gun handle… Read more »

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Sony Dumps Will Smith

According to published reports, Will Smith has been dropped from the roster at Sony Music because of waning record sales. In addition, label heads reportedly believe that the young consumers of hip-hop no longer want the 34-year-old rapper/actor as a musician. Smith’s Born To Reign, failed to move a significant amount of units as it… Read more »

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Rapper Paris Prepares For Sonic Jihad

Rapper Paris is planning to release his latest album, Sonic Jihad on his own record label, Guerrilla Funk. The San Francisco veteran raised eyebrows in 1992 with his classics "Bush Killa" and Coffee, Donuts and Death," where Paris rapped about the imaginary assassination of Bush Sr. Paris plans on opening hip-hop’s crusty third eye with… Read more »

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Survey: Young Black Males Prefer Hip-Hop, Doubling Female Rate

According to MEE (Motivational Educational Entertainment), a company that has been documenting African-American youth’s buying patterns for years, African-American youth, whom rank among the highest media consumers today, are setting the buying trends for the rest of the world. Between February and August 2002 MEE conducted a survey across nine U.S. cities of nearly 2,000… Read more »

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Latifah Sentenced For DUI Charges

Queen Latifah pleaded no contest yesterday (Tuesday Jan.14) to misdemeanor reckless driving charges in order to avoid trial for DUI charges. The DUI charges stem from an incident in Hollywood, CA where the rapper was pulled over while intoxicated. She subsequently failed the field sobriety test and was arrested without incident. Latifah was sentenced to… Read more »

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Mystic Explains New Album

After months of legalities, rapper Mystic will finally re-release her critically acclaimed album Cuts For Luck, Scars For Freedom, in May and this time with a major backing her. "Nothing wrong happened with the record," Mystic told AllHipHop.com. "The reason it didn’t go further is because [Jcor] fell apart. Jcor shut down and it was… Read more »

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