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AHH Stray News: MTV Cancels TRL

MTV’s long running show Total Request Live (TRL) will air its final episode in November, the show’s executive producer announced yesterday (September 15). The show, which premiered in 1998 with Carson Daly as host, introduced a number of pop and Hip-Hop acts into the mainstream. During the show’s 10-year run of over 2,000 episodes, TRL… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Reunited Bone To Make First Appearance

All five members of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will make their first public appearance in over eight years together in Cleveland, during the 2008 Ohio Hip Hop Awards. The third annual ceremony, which takes place September 20 at the Cleveland Convention Center Music Hall, will bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award on the group, who recently reunited when… Read more »

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Swizz Beatz Denies Alicia Keys Affair

Grammy winning-producer and artist Swizz Beatz has broken his silence regarding rumors that claim an affair with singer Alicia Keys caused the dissolution of his own marriage.   In a statement released to US Magazine, Swizz disclosed how the months of speculation and false assertions finally pushed him to a breaking point.   “I can no… Read more »

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Juelz Shoots Back At Cam’ron; Bad Business To Blame For Split

Weeks after it was first announced that Juelz Santana has been released from his obligations to Diplomats Records, the rapper is speaking candidly about the details behind the split.   During an interview with AllHipHop.com, Juelz revisited the situation, revealing that the details were not as Diplomat Records’ CEO Cam’ron had previously made them seem…. Read more »

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Shawty Lo Walks To Help Fight Diabetes

Shawty Lo is throwing his support behind the American Diabetes Association’s largest fundraising event in an effort to raise awareness about the disease in the African-American and Latino communities, AllHipHop.com has learned.   The Bankhead rapper will participate in the ADA’s Step Out and Walk to Fight Diabetes event on September 20 at Atlanta’s Historic… Read more »

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BMF Founders Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison

Brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory were sentenced yesterday (September 12) to 30 years in prison, for running the cocaine organization known as The Black Mafia Family.   Demetrius and Terry were apprehended in 2005 and indicted under the CCE (Continuing Criminal Enterprise) law, which like RICO charges carry life sentences.  … Read more »

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Kanye West Speaks On His Arrest

Despite his reputation for openly voicing his frustrations, Kanye West chose a rather mellow response to being arrested Thursday morning (Sept. 11) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on a felon vandalism charge.   The rapper/producer, who was released Thursday afternoon on $20,000 bail, briefly spoke out on his LAX altercation with paparazzi members and… Read more »

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Gucci Mane Sent To Jail For A Year

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has been jailed, after prosecutors complained that he failed to complete mandatory community service.   The rapper only served 25 of 600 hours of his community service and violated his probation multiple times by using alcohol, marijuana and ecstasy.   He was also accused of serious offenses, Driving Under the Influence,… Read more »

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Lil Wayne Set to Star in ‘Nino Brown Story’

Lil Wayne has partnered with Streets Talk DVD to release a limited edition documentary entitled The Nino Brown Story, chronicling the chart-topper’s tumultuous professional and personal life on the road.   Drawing on Wayne’s constant lyric references to the 1991 cult classic film New Jack City, the release will chronicle the rapper’s travels throughout major… Read more »

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