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Isaac Hayes Funeral Set; Family Speaks

The life of award-winning composer/musician Isaac Hayes will be memorialized next week during a funeral service in Cordova, Tennessee.   The service, which will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday (August 18) at Hope Presbyterian Church, comes as the music world and fans mourn Hayes, who died Sunday (August 10), after family… Read more »

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Judge Issues Bench Warrant For Rapper DMX

A Phoenix, Arizona judge has issued an arrest warrant for rapper DMX for missing a scheduled court date today (August 12), AllHipHop.com has learned.   DMX, born Earl Simmons, is accused of visiting the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona to receive treatment for an illness and using someone else’s identity, in order to avoid paying… Read more »

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Third Annual Ozone Awards Recap

The Third Annual Ozone Awards and TJs DJs Tastemakers Only Music Conference came to a successful and peaceful close in at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston last night (August 11), despite a pair of attention grabbing altercations and a late start to the four-day weekend’s marquee event.   Celebs and fans came… Read more »

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Mike Jones, Trae The Truth Fight

Houston, Texas rappers Mike Jones and Trae the Truth were involved in an altercation backstage today (August 11) at the Ozone Awards in Houston.According to witnesses, the two rappers were having a conversation when Trae the Truth allegedly struck Jones for unknown reasons.The altercation occurred in the backstage area, as artists like Slim Thug, David… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Lil Wayne Issues Statement On Daughter

Contrary to several internet reports, Lil’ Wayne’s daughter was not killed on Sunday night (August 10), the rapper confirmed with AllHipHop.com in an exclusive statement.   Several websites reported early Monday afternoon (August 11) that eight-year-old Reginae Carter had been killed in a traffic accident.   Despite the absence of details of the reported accident,… Read more »

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Yung Berg Arrested On Gun, Weed Charges

Rapper Yung Berg was arrested Saturday (August 9) by New York City police following an early morning investigation of a complaint.   According to reports, the entertainer, born Christian Ward, was taken in on weapons and marijuana charges.   Yung Berg was scheduled to perform at Six Flags in New Jersey on Saturday, as part… Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS: Comedian Bernie Mac Dies, Age 50

Comedian Bernie Mac has died at the age of 50 after an extended bout with pneumonia, according to sources with AllHipHop.com.   Mac was in Northwestern Memorial hospital when he died on Saturday morning. No official cause of death has been announced by his family.   After rumors of his death, his condition seemed to… Read more »

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Birthplace Of Hip-Hop Still Up For Sale

Despite having survived a previous take-over attempt that would have resulted in the displacement of several low income families, the building widely accepted as the birthplace of Hip-Hop remains in danger.   On Wednesday, New York City and State politicians rallied alongside tenants of 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, protesting the proposed sale of… Read more »

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