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Rapper Buckshot Dances Out Of NY Hospital

Duck Down Co-CEO and rapper Buckshot was released from a New York area hospital today (October 2) after an eight-day.   The rapper was hospitalized after suffering a series of seizures last week, when he returned home from a three-week tour of Europe.   According to representatives for the rapper, he suffered nine seizures in… Read more »

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Def Jux Renews, Expands EMI Deal

Successful independent label Definitive Jux and EMI Music’s Caroline Distribution have verified plans to renew their long-standing 2000 distribution agreement, which will now include expanded licensing and marketing promotion.   Under the revised agreement, EMI ‘s Brand Partnership, Licensing, and Synch team will work for the Def Jux roster to establish deals that create a… Read more »

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Rapper Pitbull Talks VP Debate, Palin Hypocrisy

Adding to the growing list of rap stars immersed in the 2008 presidential race, Miami rapper Pitbull has publicly offered his support for the Obama-Biden ticket.   In an exclusive interview with AllHipHop.com, Pitbull spoke on what he feels is the absurd media fixation on Republican Vice President nominee, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.   “It’s… Read more »

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BET Cancels Rap City

BET network has confirmed plans to cancel its long-running Hip-Hop series Rap City, effective by the end of this month.   Created by broadcasting veteran Alvin Jones in 1989, the video series chronicled Hip-Hop’s growing video music market, competing directly with Yo! MTV Raps.   The fledgling series was able to distinguish itself from its… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Janet Jackson Hospitalized, Cancels 2nd Show

Janet Jackson has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness, resulting in the abrupt cancellation of last night’s (September 29) “Rock Witchu Tour” Montreal show. A representative for the pop star confirmed she suddenly became ill while completing a routine sound check. The cancellation was announced to disappointed fans just minutes before LL Cool J’s opening… Read more »

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