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Shure Introduces New Needle For DJ’s

Shure has released the Whitelabel, the latest addition to the Record Needlz family. The name refers to the pre-released or unauthorized records that crate-diggers treasure. The Whitelabel sonic signature features a solid drop bass, flat mids, and accented highs. The ergonomic industrial design features adjustable stylus overhang, reliable electrical contact, and improved stylus visibility. Whitelabel… Read more »

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San Bernardino Officials Opposed To Hip-Hop Concert

Officials in San Bernardino county are opposed to "The Night Hip-Hop Stole Christmas," a concert that is to take place Saturday (Dec. 21) at the National Orange Show Events Center. "Some artists draw a criminal element,’ Mayor Judith Valles told the San Bernardino Sun. "I recognize that young people like (hip-hop) and young people need… Read more »

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Judge Considers Punitive Damages Against Master P

A Judge is considering a request by a 79 year old woman seeking punitive damages against Master P. Geneva Burger sued Master P in 1999, after a song appeared on a song about marijuana without her permission. The incident started when Burger’s phone conversation was taped by musician Johnny Lupo in 1997. Lupo asked her… Read more »

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Em’s Former Homes Fail To Sell

Despite hearsay that several of Eminem’s childhood homes would be sold on eBay for upwards of $12 million, a report by the Associated Press confirmed there would be no sales. Initially there were three of the rapper’s former Detroit homes listed on the marketplace Web site. The owners of the home contracted a company to… Read more »

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Nas Admits He And Kelis Are A Couple

Nas has finally admitted that he and soul-songstress Kelis are indeed a couple. While the rapper was somewhat tightlipped, he admitted that he now has a new boo. " Yes, its true,” the QB rep said to AllHipHop.com of the eccentric songbird. “That’s my baby." In his normally reclusive manner, Nas dispelled rumors that Kelis… Read more »

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Update: GZA Safe Rumor That He Is Missing False

Representatives at MCA have dispelled rumors that they haven’t been able to locate one of their marquee players – the GZA. "This is totally untrue, the GZA is doing fine promoting his new album and he is currently on tour," GZA’s publicist Valerie Lewis told AllHipHop.com. "He has a show tonight in San Diego." The… Read more »

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Mobb Deep Not Signed To Landspeed

Contrary to published reports, Mobb Deep has not signed to Landspeed, but the Boston based indie will distribute a new project, titled Free Agents: The Mix Tape. "You’ll get somebody like Landspeed saying that ‘we just signed Mobb Deep,’" Havok told AllHipHop.com. "It will go down the chain and then we signed to Landspeed." "The… Read more »

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Ghostface Killah, RZA, Named In Lawsuit

Ghostface Killah is being accused of ripping off a Bronx man’s music in Federal Court. Michael Artis filed a lawsuit against Ghostface in Federal District Court, Southern District of New York in September 2001, claiming that the song "Mighty Healthy," a cut on the Supreme Clientele album, was a complete rip off of his work…. Read more »

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Black Eyed Pea’s Headline Children’s Benefit

This Friday (Dec 20), group Black Eyed Peas and Grassroots Productions will host their 4th Annual PeaPod Children’s Benefit concert. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the children of Five Acres. The event, which will take place at the House Of Blues in Hollywood, California, will feature live performances from Black Eyed Peas,… Read more »

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Charlotte Record Label BustBack Making Moves

BustBack.com, a record label based out of Charlotte, North Carolina proudly announces the recruitment of power entertainment attorney, Maury R. Winkler to the fold of its independent operation. Headed by CEO, Gary Williams, Bustback.com is home to The Free Agentz, a talented team of emcees recently featured in XXL Magazine. Consisting of 55th, June Bug,… Read more »

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Randy Allen Not A Suspect In JMJ Slaying, Man Wanted For Questioning Arrested

Jam Master Jay’s business partner and Rusty Waters rapper Randy “MDR” Allen has come forward to dispel the theory that he took part in an insurance scam that resulted in Jay’s death. “This is completely false. The NYPD has never considered me a suspect,” Allen told AllHipHop.com. “I have nothing but love for Jay. It’s crazy that people would… Read more »

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Nas Says ‘Hitler’ Quotes Taken Out Of Context

Recent reports have stated that Nas ‘looked up’ to Hitler, but the rapper has stated that the comments were taken completely out of context. “I hate Hitler, because he hated my people…but, as an enemy, if you don’t respect a smart, evil genius you are going down,” Nas told AllHipHop.com. “Some people in the media… Read more »

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