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Gang Bangers Get Down With Voting In Compton

California rapper Eric ‘Lil Eazy E’ Wright Jr. was among a group of celebrities involved in launching a new voter registration campaign.   The My Hood Votes voter registration and education campaign kicked off on Saturday (October 11) as Wright and campaign founder and journalist Jasmyne Cannick registered Crips, Bloods and non-traditional potential voters throughout… Read more »

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McCain Advisor Dropped Over Racist 50/Ludacris/Obama Column

John McCain’s campaign has confirmed the removal of their Virginia leadership representative Bobby May, over the prominent GOP veteran’s penning of a racially charged column parodying the policies of Barack Obama.   The piece, entitled “The (clarified) Platform of Barack Hussein Obama,” appeared this week in The Voice newspaper.   Throughout the column, May lampooned… Read more »

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Rappers Talk Economy, Women During BET Panel Discussion

In light of America’s current economic crisis and next month’s historic presidential election, BET Networks announced today (October 10) plans to host two panel discussions next weekend at Clark Atlanta University.   The first discussion, “Get Your Money Right,” will aim to engage young people on the importance of financial literacy in their college and… Read more »

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Tone Loc Headlining Exotic Erotic Ball

An event labeled as “the World’s #1 Wildest and Sexiest Party” will feature Tone Loc as the “Funky Cold Medina” rapper has been tapped as one of the headliners for the upcoming 29th Annual Exotic Erotic Ball and Expo.The Expo starts October 24 and is expected to host over 30,000 attendees.The annual event will call… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Rapper Nelly On CSI

St. Louis rapper Nelly will make a high profile debut appearance on CSI New York tonight (October 8). According to sources, Nelly landed a recurring role in the critically acclaimed series, which makes its season debut tonight at 10:00 PM on CBS. In the series, Nelly plays a club owner who is accused of murder…. Read more »

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Lil’ Kim Sued Over Record Deal

Rapper Lil’ Kim has been hit with a $2 million dollar lawsuit, amidst claims she tried to exit her contract with a fledgling entertainment company.   Brookland Media, which was launched by famed Hip-Hop producers The Trackmasters (Tone and Poke), filed the lawsuit in New York County Court.   The lawsuit accuses Lil’ Kim of… Read more »

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Lil Jon Deal With Universal Republic Confirmed

Grammy Award winning multi-platinum rapper/producer Lil Jon has inked a unique, multi-faceted deal with Universal Republic Records, the label announced today (October 8).The groundbreaking deal will encompass the full scope of the Crunk pioneer’s ten plus years of experience in the music business.“Lil Jon is a larger than life figure who casts a giant shadow… Read more »

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Cold Crush Brother Kay Gee Inks New Label Deal

Kay Gee of the legendary Cold Crush Brothers has confirmed today (October 8) the signing of an imprint deal with Jake Records for his growing production company, Killer Grooves.   Jake Records, an independent, Seattle-based label that also represents Digital Underground, will distribute all of Kay Gee’s upcoming Killer Grooves’ projects, which includes a summer… Read more »

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