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Hip-Hop Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Sent To Jail

Detroit’s “Hip-Hop Mayor” Kwame Kilpatrick will spend at least one night in custody at the Wayne County Jail, following a District Court Judge’s earlier decision on today (August 7) to have the embattled official arrested and held on a bond violation.Kilpatrick was arrested in March along with ex-Chief of Staff Christine Beatty, following an investigation… Read more »

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Souljah Boy, Yo Gotti Enlisted For 6th Crunkfest

The sixth edition of Memphis’s annual Hip-Hop megaconcert, Crunkfest, will be held on Saturday (August 9), bringing together a variety of local, regional and national acts hailing from across the Southeast.   Local legends Playa Fly and Yo Gotti will share the stage with a predominantly Atlanta-based roster of performers, including Souljah Boy, Gucci Mane,… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Model Lola Luv Preps Film Debut

Popular Hip-Hop model Angel “Lola Luv” Fershgenet will celebrate her feature film debut at the 12th Annual American Black film Festival (ABFF) in Los Angeles (August 7).   The film, entitled Crazy Like a Fox, is billed as an erotic thriller and set in modern day New York City.   Luv plays Angelique Dubois, a… Read more »

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Queen Latifah, Nelly Support Olympic Team With Exclusive Tracks

Hip-Hop stars Queen Latifah and Nelly have partnered with AT&T to record exclusive songs to boost the morale of U.S. Olympic Team athletes competing in Beijing, China.   Queen Latifah recorded the exclusive track “Champion,” while Saint Louis rapper Nelly recorded the song “Warrior (Team USA Edition),” which will be available for download beginning Thursday… Read more »

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Bengals Star Launches Company Inspired By B.I.G.

Cincinnati Bengals Offensive Tackle Willie Anderson has announced the launch of Think Big Entertainment, a dual organization focusing on the promotion of music and film.   The four-time Pro Bowler has already signed a rapper, 19-year-old G-Fiive, and plans to release his album later this year.   A native of Mobile, Alabama, Anderson has long… Read more »

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Rappers To Honor Pimp C During Ozone Awards

Outkast member Big Boi, David Banner and 8Ball & MJG will be among the artists honoring the late Pimp C at this year’s Ozone Awards in Houston, Texas.   The tribute, which was orchestrated by Pimp C’s fellow UGK member Bun B., will also include rappers Webbie and Boosie, who were discovered by and recorded… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: ?uestlove Drops Custom AF1

Accomplished drummer and Roots member Ahmir ‘?uestlove’ Thompson recently dropped his own line of custom Nike Air Force 1’s, the Air Questo. Hundreds of sneaker heads lined up to purchase the customized sneaker, which dropped in select cities on August 1 and is part of the Nike Air Force 1 1World collection. ?uest’s shoe is… Read more »

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