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Swizz Beatz Scores BET Awards

BET has tapped multi-platinum producer Swizz Beats to provide the sounds for the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards, set to air tonight (October 23) at 8 pm.   Swizz has created a soundtrack for the two hour broadcast, bolstering the performances and award presentations with some of the hottest music out. “When BET asked me to… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Rev. Run Holds Sneaker Event For Darfur

Rapper Rev. Run and RunAthletics have teamed with Scion to bring sneaker aficionados together in New York during a benefit event for Soles4Souls. Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that donates footwear to underprivileged children and adults. The event takes place at Ultra Nightclub in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. In order to gain access to the exclusive… Read more »

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50 Cent Reaches Child Visitation Settlement, Preps New Video Game

After months of legal jockeying and counter-lawsuits, mogul 50 Cent and ex-girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins have finalized a settlement over custody of their 11 year old son Marquise.The deal was achieved yesterday (October 22) in Suffolk County Family Court in Central Islip, NY.Under the new terms, 50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, will receive one weekend… Read more »

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Lil Wayne Father Of New Born Son

Superstar Lil Wayne is capping off his record-breaking 2008 year with a personal milestone in the birth of his first son.   The newborn, named Dwayne Carter III, was born this afternoon at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.   Despite rumors and leaked pictures, Wayne has not confirmed the identity of the child’s mother.   The… Read more »

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Scarface on Election: “Obama Speaks More for the Hip-Hop Generation

Joining a ever-expanding list of emcees, activists, and celebrities, Texas Hip-Hop legend Scarface is also voicing his opinion on the November 4 presidential election.With his ninth and last studio album Emeritus on deck for December 2, Scarface expressed his disgust at the man he holds responsible for America’s current economic crisis.“George W. Bush,” Face stated… Read more »

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Silkk The Shocker, P. Miller Form New Travel Biz

Rap star Vyshonn “Silkk The Shocker” Miller and his older brother Percy Miller (formerly known as Master P.) have teamed with Gene Van Horn and World Ventures, to create a new affiliate marketing business.   Miller’s latest endeavor, yourinvestmenttravel.com, shows budding entrepreneurs and home-based travel agents how to earn money in the travel industry, which… Read more »

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Eminem and Colin Powell Officially Endorse Barack Obama

As the most anticipated U.S. presidential election in history nears the final stretch, Hip-Hop megastar Eminem and former secretary of state Colin Powell are officially proclaiming their support for Democratic nominee Barack Obama.   While historically Eminem his voiced criticism of the Bush administration in songs, the Obama endorsement marks the first time the Detroit… Read more »

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