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Prodigy Promises ‘Wiser MC’ Upon Prison Release

Prodigy’s three year prison sentence on unlawful gun possession charges has not broken the Queensbridge rapper, who guarantees he’ll be a more focused MC upon his release.   In an exclusive brief phone interview with AllHipHop.com, Prodigy detailed how he’s been using his incarceration to sharpen his mental faculties and mentor fellow inmates, particularly young… Read more »

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Suge Knight Arrested For Assaulting Girlfriend

Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested this morning and incarcerated for assault and drug charges, stemming from an early morning altercation with his girlfriend.   According to the Associated Press, Knight, 43, was arrested on a street off of the Las Vegas Strip, after police responded to a domestic dispute call.   Knight and the woman… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: T-Pain Talks ‘T-Wayne’ Album With Lil Wayne

With their two most recent collaborations gaining airplay and chart positions, T-Pain and Lil Wayne’s proposed collaborative effort also continues to build momentum.   The T-Wayne project has even gained the support and involvement of several high profile producers, T-Pain told AllHipHop.com during a recent interview promoting his third studio album, Thr33 Rings.   “That’s… Read more »

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Mistah F.A.B. Forms Group N.E.W. Oakland

Bay area rapper Mistah F.A.B. has teamed with upcoming rappers Beeda Weeda and J-Stalin to form the group N.E.W. Oakland.   An album from the group will be released through Town Thizzness, which is a new partnership between Thizz Nation and its distributor SMC.   The goal of the new union is to introduce a… Read more »

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DMX Released From Miami Jail

Rapper DMX has been released from a Miami prison earlier today (August 27) according to published reports.   TMZ.com reports that DMX pleaded guilty to minor drug possession charges in exchange for timed served. He was also issued a $483 fine.   A bench warrant for DMX’s arrest is still in effect in Arizona, where… Read more »

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Jay-Z Announces Sale of Vegas 40/40

Rap star Jay-Z and his business partners have officially announced the sale of the 40/40 Club in Las Vegas for an undisclosed amount, AllHipHop.com has confirmed.   The 24,000 square foot sports bar, which is located in The Palazzo and Casino, will no longer operate under the 40/40 brand, as the sale is for the… Read more »

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Cool & Dre, DJ Green Lantern Join Loud Battle

Multi-platinum producers Cool and Dre and DJ Green Lantern are among the beatmakers participating in this year’s Loud.com Online rap battle.   The 20-week long contest, which kicked off earlier this month, will allow registered Loud.com users the opportunity to enter the competition, by using the site’s online recording studio to upload original compositions for… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Lil Wayne Misses Court Date

New Orleans, Louisiana rapper Lil Wayne missed a court hearing relating to drug charges in Yuma County, Arizona yesterday (August 25). According to KYMA Channel 11, the rapper missed the scheduled court date due to an unknown medical procedure, which prevented him from making the mandatory appearance. In May of 2008, Lil Wayne pleaded not… Read more »

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New Deal Could Result In Death Row Sale

Death Row Records could be under new ownership, thanks to a newly signed deal with -MediaTechnics Corporation.   AllHipHop.com has learned that MediaTechnics has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Global Music Group today (August 26) to provide funds to purchase the assets of the legendary label.   GMG originally won the rights… Read more »

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