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USA Today Writer Blasts Tupac, Hollywood

In an opinion piece that appeared in the nationally circulated USA Today, film critic Michael Medved blasted Tupac Shakur and what he called the show business tendency to "glorify violent and self-destructive black thugs." "Shakur’s long criminal record and the almost casual endorsement of violence in much of his music hardly make him a candidate… Read more »

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Kim Osorio Takes Charge Of The Source

Kim Osorio has been named Editor In Chief of the Source magazine, marking the first time since the magazine was founded in 1988, that a female has held the reigns at the long running hip-hop magazine. "I am honored that the Source has recognized my hard work and dedication over the years," Osorio told AllHipHop.com…. Read more »

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Sales Up For Def Jam, MCA, Universal

Vivendi Universal, the parent company of Universal Music Group, announced a rise in their earnings for the third quarter, however the music company continued to face losses despite releases from artists such as Eminem, Nelly and Cam’ron. Universal Music Group boasts an impressive roster of hip-hop artists that appear courtesy of labels such as Interscope,… Read more »

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Ja Rule Launching Clothing Line

According to published reports, Ja Rule will be the latest hip-hop artist to launch his own clothing line. The 26 year old rapper/actor/singer/songwriter will launch "Mogul," a clothing line Rule described as "high end, street apparel." Rule says that Mogul will appeal to everyone. He plans on launching a big womens/mens division of the line… Read more »

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JMJ Murder Stems From Drug Deal Gone Bad?

In a report printed yesterday in the New York Post, law enforcement sources contend that Jam Master Jay’s death was the result of a drug deal gone bad. The report stated that Curtis Scoon and JMJ went into a deal to purchase drugs but were ripped off, causing a rift between the pair. The police theory… Read more »

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Marley Marl, Pete Rock And Premier Join XM

XM Satellite Radio channel 66 RAW has added to their on-air talent roster three legends in hip-hop. Marley Marl, Pete Rock & DJ Premier have added the hip-hop show Future Flavas, which will air Friday’s and Sunday nights. Future Flavas started back in the mid ‘90’s on New York radio, WQHT Hot 97, and has… Read more »

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Authorities Ready To Arrest Suspect In JMJ Murder

According to sources, New York authorities will arrest Curtis Scoon in connection with the murder of Jam Master Jay in the next few days. Investigators found DNA evidence at the crime scene that may link Scoon to the murder. Scoon has refused to submit to questioning by authorities and has hired pricey New York attorney,… Read more »

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The Freshest Kids: News Editorial

Cedric The Entertainer, Crazy Legs, Quincy D. Jones, III, Special Ed and others come out for the big premiere of The Freshest Kids: A History Of The B-Boy. (Hollywood, CA)–The Freshest Kids LA premiere was held last night, and, I’m proud to report, that they had nearly a full house in a theater with a… Read more »

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Suge Knight Attorney Alleges Harassment

Suge Knight’s attorney said that authorities were harassing the record label executive, after they raided the offices of Tha Row records, several SUV’s in Tha Row’s parking lot registered to Knight and his homes. "I have yet to see any association between the people arrested, any items taken and Suge Knight,” Knight’s attorney Arthur Barens… Read more »

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Suge Knight’s Offices Raided

A SWAT team raided the offices of Suge Knight’s Tha Row records, serving one of 17 warrants in two states, related to several homicides. Authorities confirmed that one person was arrested, but the identity of that person is not yet known. Los Angeles County sheriff deputies and the SWAT team surrounded Tha Row’s Wilshire Blvd…. Read more »

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Rap Pioneers In New Book

To support the release of the book “Yes Yes Y’all,” an exhibition featuring hip-hop pioneers will take place Sunday November 17th from 3-7 p.m. The book was put together by Jim Fricke and Charlie Ahearn, director of the Wild Style, and features over 300 pages of photos and flyers from the first decade of hip… Read more »

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Dame Dash ‘I Want Twista’

Although Twista is still signed to Atlantic Records, mogul Dame Dash is aggressively courting the Chi-town rapper in an attempt to sign him to Roc-A-Fella. “I’m trying to get Twista officially and unofficially – you can print that,” Dash said to AllHipHop.com. Twista appears on Jay-Z’s Blueprint 2 track “Poppin Tags,” with OutKast’s Big Boi… Read more »

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