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Redman And Method Man To Star In 2nd Movie

Redman & Method Man, who starred in Universal’s surprise 2001 hit "How High" will star in their 2nd movie together. In the new untitled film, the duo will star undercover DEA Agents attempting to break a drug ring. Despite published reports, Native Pictures’ James Ellis confirmed with AllHipHop.com. Ellis produced the original "How High," which… Read more »

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Artists and Public Respond to R. Kelly Arrest

When R. Kelly was indicted and then arrested for 21 counts of child pornography, the nation responded with dialogue. So, AllHipHop jumped into the fray and got some reponses from readers, industry cats and people on the streets. Queen Pen (queenpenonline.com) – New York, NY – author / rapper/ mother AHH: What did you think… Read more »

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Prodigy Admitted To Hospital

Mobb Deep was forced to cancel their London England performances after member Prodigy was admitted to the hospital due to a recent bout with Sickle Cell Anemia, a disease that affects over 80,000 in the United States and millions worldwide. The tour, due to start on June 5th, has been postponed until further notice. In… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Goes Wild

Snoop Dogg will be the first celebrity host of the extremely successful "Girls Gone Wild" franchise of videos. "Girls Gone Wild Doggy Style" follows Snoop around Feb. 2002’s Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans. According to sources, Snoop was paid in excess of $1 million dollars to have camera crews follow him around while women… Read more »

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Ja-Rule’s Performance Sparks Controversy

An apology was issued as a result of controversy surrounding Ja-Rule‘s performance at 98PXY’s Summer Jam concert last week in Rochester, New York. According to reports, complaints about loudness and the obscene language used during the Ja-Rule’s performance flooded Supervisor Ralph Esposito’s office the next morning. The official sponsors of the concert, the Rochester Broadway… Read more »

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C-Murder To Stand Trial

Corey "C-Murder" Miller will stand trial in the second-degree murder of 16 year old Steve Thomas last January at a Harvey, New Orleans night club. Miller is accused of shooting Thomas after an argument ensued at Club Platinum, which has since been closed. Miller, who has pleaded not guilty to the crime, was ordered to… Read more »

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R. Kelly Indicted

R. Kelly was indicted today (June 5th) on 21 counts of producing child pornography, a felony charge that could land the R&B singer behind bars for 15 years. Authorities have studied the 26 minute tape, which apparently depicts Kelly involved in various sexual acts with a yet to be identified under age female. Kelly has… Read more »

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Education Rally Helps Postpone Budget Cuts

The Mobilization For Education rally on City Hall in New York City was a complete success today and resulted in the postponement of the proposed $1.2 billion dollar budget cuts from New York City’s public education system. An all star cast such as Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Reverend Run, former Mayoral candidate Mark Greene, the United… Read more »

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George Bush Declares June Black Music Month

President Bush issued a proclamation on May 31, officially declaring June as "Black Music Month" in the United States. Throughout the month, Bush said that every American should celebrate a "critically important part" of the United States’ cultural history by "highlighting the enduring legacy of African-American musicians, singers, and composers." Bush urged every American "to… Read more »

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Jay-Z Declares Support For Education Boycott

Jay-Z issued a call for students in NYC to join him in supporting the "Mobilization For Education" march on City Hall tomorrow (June 4th). In a PSA that is being aired on New York City radio stations, Jay-Z urges his fans to join the march is to protest Mayor Bloomberg & Governor Pataki’s proposed $1.2… Read more »

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Billboard Introduces New Rap Chart

Billboard has introduced a new Chart to their magazine, the Hot Rap Tracks. The new 25 position chart is based on radio airplay information provided to Billboard by Nielsen BDS, a service that monitors what records radio stations play. The charts are based on information from a panel of 134 radio stations and chart rankings… Read more »

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Steve Rifkind Launching Hip-Hop Channel

As we reported last month, former Loud Records CEO (and currently CEO of SRC) Steve Rifkind is launching what he calls a "mini-studio." While he has not released detailed information about the entire scope of the project, one arm of the company will be a hip-hop lifestyles channel. The channel, which was created by Rifkind… Read more »

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Foxy Starts New Label With Def Jam

Foxy Brown recently re-signed with Def Jam & negotiated a label deal. Ill Na Na Records will be headed by her brothers Gavin & Anton Marchand. “We are trying to make Ill NaNa a brand name, where the music, the movement & logo are embedded in the conversation & minds of everyone,” Anton told AllHipHop.com…. Read more »

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South Park Mexican Sentenced To 45 Years

Carlos "South Park Mexican" Coy was sentenced to 45 years in prison after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a 9 year old girl. Coy, who took the stand in his own defense despite objections from his attorney, displayed no emotion when the judge read the sentence. Coy was also ordered to pay a… Read more »

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Run Acts In Silence Of The Lambs prequel

Joseph “Reverend ” Simmons will make a cameo appearance in “Red Dragon,” the prequel to “Silence Of The Lambs.” The movie, which stars Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton & Harvey Keitel, centers around a former FBI agent tracking a serial killer. “Run has always had a tremendous amount of personality & stage presence,” director Brett Ratner… Read more »

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