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Tribe Cancels Denver Show Due To Phife’s Health

Legendary Queens Hip-Hop group A Tribe Called Quest has been forced to cancel a headlining appearance at today’s SanDisk Rock The Bells Festival at Fiddler’s Green, in Denver, Colorado.   The group canceled the appearance because founding group member Phife Dawg is suffering from complications due to diabetes.   “We are really disappointed we can’t… Read more »

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Rapper Granted Restraining Order Against Shaq

An Atlanta-based female rapper has taken a temporary restraining order against NBA all-star Shaquille O’Neal amid claims she was stalked by the Phoenix Suns player.   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that O’Neal has been ordered to stay away from 23-year-old Alexis Miller.   The order, which was granted Thursday (August 21) by Fulton County Superior… Read more »

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Newark, NJ Hosts First Annual Hip-Hop Business Summit

This Saturday (August 23) the city of Newark will host the first annual Hip-Hop Business Summit, aimed at promoting entrepreneurship throughout the culture.   Dubbed “Hood Economics,” the summit promises to “encourage entrepreneurship by highlighting business opportunities that exist in the community, providing interactive discussions, sharing personal success stories, and key business tools and information.”… Read more »

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50 Cent Meets With Investigators Over Fire

Hip-Hop star 50 Cent have revealed that the rapper has met with Suffolk County authorities yesterday (August 22).   Representatives for 50 Cent released a statement denying recent reports that he is using a smokescreen of lawyers to avoid cooperating in an investigation of a suspicious fire, which burnt his Dix Hills, Long Island mansion… Read more »

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The Wire’s ‘Snoop’ Arrested Over Murder Trial

Police arrested popular actress Felicia “Snoop” Pearson on minor drug charges on Wednesday (August 20), after she was detained for refusing to cooperate as a witness in a murder trial.   Members of Baltimore’s Homicide Unit entered Snoop’s Northeast Baltimore home with a “body attachment” warrant, which allowed authorities to arrest and detain her.  … Read more »

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Rick Ross Parts Ways With Hip Hop Grub Spot

Rapper Rick Ross has dissolved an alliance with The Hip Hop Grub Spot, AllHipHop.com has learned. Ross’ Rick Ross Charities and Slip-N-Slide Records announced today (August 21), that his relationship with the health conscious Hip-Hop restaurant franchise was officially over.   According to Tawanda Roberts, Executive Director of Rick Ross Charities, Inc., Ross’ non-profit will… Read more »

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Dame Dash Sued Over Missed Mortgage Payments

Hip-Hop entrepreneur Damon Dash is being sued by Eastern Savings Bank, for missing the monthly mortgage payments on a pair of Manhattan apartments. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Dash has failed the $78,504 monthly note for the apartments since January.   According to The New York Times, Dash is in danger of… Read more »

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