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Eminem’s Ex Busted

Kim Mathers, wife of Eminem was busted Sunday in Harrison Township in Michigan on an outstanding bench warrant according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s department. According to local news reports, Deputies from the marine division were responding to calls about a possible Jet Ski accident. While investigating, they found two women carrying life jackets. After… Read more »

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Killa Army Readies Latest Album

Killarmy, the 6 man collective of Wu affiliated emcees and one in house producer, prepare for war once again. The group’s third album, Fear, Love and War, bears the mark of maturity. “On this album, we are showing a more mature side of the group but we are still the same as ever,” member Killa… Read more »

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Naughty By Nature Keeps Busy

Naughty by Nature has signed a deal with independent label, TVT Records and is ready to drop an album sometime this Fall. This will be their sixth studio album, and while on hiatues, they have all kept busy. Treach is doing his "Source: All Access" show as well as appearing in upcoming movies. Treach finished… Read more »

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Dr. Dre Settles With Napster

Dr. Dre has reached a settlement with the now shut down file swapping service, Napster. According to the terms of the settlement, Napster agrees to identify and block access to files that Dr, Dre does not want to allow users to share. On his part, Dr. Dre has agreed to make certain of his material… Read more »

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Krayzie Bone To Release Ghetto Cowboy

Krayzie Bone is working on developing his movie, "Ghetto Cowboy," which is based on a song off his 1999 album, Thug Mentality. The movie will see Krayzie starring as Sawed-Off Slim, who he calls a Robin Hood styled outlaw. The plot centers around Krayzie, who is a fugitive from justice and on a quest to… Read more »

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Push To Keep Em Out Heats Up

A Liberal politician and a family lobby group are still calling on the Australian government to keep Eminem out of the country later this month, when his tour is set to land. Peter Slipper, who is a member of Prime Minister John Howard’s Liberal Party, said on Monday he had written to Howard asking that… Read more »

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Canibus Release Party Turns Violent

Canibus’s release party turned ugly last night around midnight at club Aria. Canibus, who was celebrating the release of his sophomore album, 2000 B.C. (Before Canibus), was sucker punched in the face, and stomped in the ensuing chaos. The perpetrators were Harlem World’s Blinky Blink, Cam’Ron, who’s rhyming abilities are limited, thus the fight. The… Read more »

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Neptunes: Blazin On A Station Near You

Although their debut album In Search Of under the monikor N*E*R*D* has been pushed back to late Fall 2001, that is not keeping music’s sought after producers The Neptunes from hittin’ off everyone from Britney Spears to Busta as of late. Since the Summer of 2001 began, Neptunes tracks have been blazing everywhere from the… Read more »

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M.O.P. And Rakim Collaborate

The hip hop world patiently awaits, for Rakim, the god of rap to emerge after signing with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records. In a recent interview with Jerry Barrow, a freelance writer, Brooklyn’s M.O.P. said they were contacted by Rakim to be on his yet-untitled album. "I had a convo with Rakim. He said he got… Read more »

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Above The Law Speaks On Death Row Signing

Above The Law, one of the pioneering West Coast Hip-Hop groups to come out of Eazy E’s Ruthless Records fold, have announced that they are officially signed to Suge Knight’s Death Row imprint. Above The Law group members Big Hutch aka Cold 187um, KM.G AKA Vin Loco and DJ K-oss, severed their ties with Tommy… Read more »

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Roc-A-Fella Pays $100 G Fine

The Sanitation Department in New York City is cracking down on illegal poster advertisements and has found its biggest victim to date-a record record $100,000 fine paid by Jay-Z‘s Roc-A-Fella imprint. New York City officials have cracked down on illegal stickers and posters, as the music industry has recognized their marketing and promotional power. Roc-A-Fella… Read more »

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Poetic Succumbs To Cancer

On Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Cedar Sinai Hospital in California, Anthony Berkeley aka Poetic of The Gravediggaz succumbed to his two year battle with metastatic colon cancer. Poetic had been fighting for his life for the past two years, ever since he collapsed in the studio in 1999 from stomach pains and became diagnosed… Read more »

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Pantene Disses Royce Da 5’9

Organizers of the Pro-Voice concert may not understand what the words "Pro-Voice" really mean, if their actions speak for their organization. Pop artist and Pantene Spokesperson Willa Ford features Royce Da 5’9 on her song "I Wanna Be Bad" from her recently released album, Willa Was Here. Royce has been touring with Ford and was… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Forms Hip-Hop Summit Action Network

Russell Simmons, organizer of the historic Hip-Hop Summit that took place in New York recently and served to galvanize the hip-hop community around the theme of "Taking Back Responsibility," has taken another step forward toward accomplishing its goals and formed the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, dedicating to realizing the initiatives that came out of the… Read more »

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Smith Bros. Release New Single,

Tha Slumplordz release The Yakuza has been named as one of the best hip hop albums of 2000 by The San Francisco Bay Guardian. The full length LP, which was released in October, is the group’s first national release and second full-length offering. Other honorees include Dead Prez, Outkast, Blackalicious, Talib Kweli, and Dr. Dre… Read more »

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