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Rap Meets Boxing

In one corner: hip hop, the undisputed movement of youth in America. In the opposite corner: a special edition of Thunderbox, round-robin style, featuring a $100,000 grand prize for the boxer that emerges victoriously through three matches, which are each three rounds in length. Assembling under one roof, the two worlds will convene in an… Read more »

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Luke Wins: Police File Charges Against Woman

Police in North Charleston, South Carolina have charged a woman with felony filing of a false police report, after she claimed Luke Campbell forced her to perform various sexual acts against her will in a nightclub last month. After an investigation led by Detective Ken Hagge of the N. Charleston Police Department, it was determined… Read more »

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Eminem Strikes Gold, Partners With New Tech Firm

This is definitely Eminem’s year. The rapper turned actor debuts in "8 Miles" this week. The reviews have not only been in his favor, but the soundtrack accompanying the film has already sold over 500,000 copies and has hit the top of the charts. The Los Angeles premiere was held last night with celebrities such… Read more »

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‘A Call For Self-Destruction 2’

Daddy-O of Stetsasonic is leading a sequel to 1989’s Stop The Violence Movement, including “Self Destruction Part 2,” the monumental song that featured 80s icon Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Just Ice, Stetasonic, KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions. Daddy-O’s call comes in the aftermath of the murder of JMJ, who was slain a week ago.. Hip-hop… Read more »

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Run DMC Retires; Coalition Speaks

Run-DMC announced today that they are officially retiring from rap, following the murder of their DJ, Jam Master Jay. The announcement came earlier today as various movers and shakers in the hip-hop community gathered to show solidarity within the hip-hop community. The bombshell news came during a press conference to announce a “coalition,” to help… Read more »

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Hip-Hop 101 Prepares To Drop

Learn Tha Game Productions has announced plans to release a series of documentaries that will feature well-known hip-hop artists, producers, deejays and executives, speaking on their accounts of the entertainment industry. The first installment, Learn Tha Game: Hip-Hop 101 is slated to address the business tactics involved in the industry. While filming the documentary, producer… Read more »

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Thousands Pay Respects To Jam Master Jay

Thousands of fans, friends and family came out to honor hip-hop legend Jam Master Jay in Saint Albans, Queens in New York. Throngs of people lined Linden Blvd. on a chilly fall evening to get a glimpse of the man who broke down so many barriers in hip-hop. Jay was dressed in Run-DMC’s trademark uniform:… Read more »

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Federals Authorities Investigating Rappers

Federal authorities have been considering prosecuting unnamed rappers and their crews for over a year, according to published reports. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan has been weighing criminal conspiracy charges against certain rappers and are probing links between two murders in the Bronx and New Jersey, as well as several shootings and extortion in… Read more »

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Authorities To Question Man In JMJ’s Murder

Investigators plan to question a man today (November 4) in connection with the shooting death of Jam Master Jay. According to the New York Times, a man had threatened Jay during a telephone call several weeks ago. The said that a man was "coming up" from the South to resolve their problems. A description of… Read more »

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Big Pun’s Widow And Fat Joe Go At It

Liza Rios was on New York’s WBLS 107.5 with Egypt last week explaining how her husband, Big Pun abused her psychologically and physically. The abuse is documented on a DVD, "Big Pun: Still Not A Player, " that she released months ago. The documentary has footage of Pun hitting his wife with a gun and… Read more »

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Sources: Jam Master Jay’s Killer On Tape

Contrary to published reports, sources told AllHipHop.com that Jam Master Jay’s murder was caught on tape by recording studio camera’s and that the police confiscated the video. Sources said that camera’s from a seminar that was taking place in another part of the building may have also captured a picture of the murderer. Initial reports… Read more »

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Angie Martinez No Idol, Will Be Honored In NYC

Angie Martinez has quit her judging position on Fox’s popular TV series, "American Idol." Martinez joined the show to judge hopefuls on talent, ability, look and style, helping Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson whittle down the group of thousands of eager contestants to a short list of potential superstars who will perform on… Read more »

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