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Run DMC To Headline Anti-Racism Festival

Run-DMC will headling an anti-Racism festivel in London, July 21, at Finsbury Park. Rap royalty Run DMC are walking this way to headline an anti-racism festival in London. The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, is organizing the free event. “By playing, Run DMC and the other performers are showing that racism remains a key issue… Read more »

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EST Signs With Def Jam?

Beans and Eve might meet old Philly friend at the top of the charts if EST is telling the truth. According to EST, he recently signed to Def Jam Records and is working on an album. It may be a long time coming as he has struggled to return to the spotlight. Along with the… Read more »

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MC EIHT Leaves Priority

MC EIHT returns to the scene in 2001 with a brand new album. Embarking on the May, 2001 release of his 6th solo album entitled ‘Tha8t’z Gangsta’, MC EIHT stands poised with a new focus and vision to take control of his career and music. As a founding member of the famed west coast rap… Read more »

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Tupac’s Estate Reaches Settlement

The Tupac Shakur estate has reached a settlement with Jimmy "Chopmaster" Dright and Network One, the company that he owns. Dright possessed unreleased recordings on Tupac Shakur, which he released without the proper authorization from Tupac’s Estate. According to Launch, the estate of the late Tupac sent a letters to retailers asking them not to… Read more »

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Rosa Parks Vs. Outkast: Round 2

Lawyers for civil rights activist Rosa Parks requested that an appeals court reinstate her lawsuit against Outkast, whom she claims misused her name in a their song "Rosa Parks." Lawyers for the 88 year old Parks claimed that she has the right to sue to challenge the Outkast’s use of her name, which appeared on… Read more »

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D.J. Quik And Talib Kweli Hook Up

D.J. Quik, is hard at work on his follow up to 2000’s platinum release, "Balance & Options." The as-yet-untitled album will feature guest appearances from a variety of artists. Recently, Quik finished recording a song with Reflection Eternal member Talib Kweli. The song, titled "7:30″ was produced by Quik. "First of all, he is very… Read more »

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Second Hip-Hop Summit Coming

Plans for the second Hip Hop Summit are underway. The event, which is sponsored by Hands, will include a keynote address from Minister Louis Farrahkhan & will be moderated by Hip-Hop legend, KRS-One. The event will take place in New York City at The House Of Justice. A town hall meeting is also being scheduled… Read more »

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Ice T To Star in R Xmas

Ice T stars in a new flick directed by Abel Ferrara (King Of New York), titled "R Xmas." The flick, which was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival Thursday (May 10th), is a strange Christmas tale about drug dealers and corrupt policemen. Ice T plays a racist gangster and also stars Drea de Matteo and… Read more »

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Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz Help Celebrate

Atlanta’s WHTA-FM Hot 97.5 celebrates its 6th birthday with “The Birthday Bash” hosted by Da Brat and HOT 97.5 on-air personalities. The following artists will be performing: Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz, 404 Soldierz, JaRule, Lil Mo, Run DMC, Ludacris, Trick Daddy & Trina, Scarface, Xzibit, Gangsta Boo, Jazzy Faye, Tela, Jim Crow, Rasheeda,… Read more »

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Wyclef Producing Steven Seagal’s Album

Wyclef Jean is producing actor Steven Seagal’s debut album. Seagal’s album, which is being recorded in Kingston Jamaica, is being recorded with some of the most respected names in today’s Jamaican music. “Doing movies took up all of my time but music has always been my first love,” Seagal, who stars opposite of DMX in… Read more »

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Suge Knight Out Of Prison

Suge Knight was released from prison 5 days earlier than was expected. He left Mule Creek State Prison near Sacramento, California after serving over half of a nine year bid for violation of his parole, stemming from an incident in which he beat alleged Crip gang member Orlando Anderson. The incident is believed to have… Read more »

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Lil Kim Criticized

Hezekiah Walker, who is pastor of the Brooklyn based Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church, had a few criticizing words about artist Lil Kim, saying that his church is for all people. "Church is not only for the righteous. A person like Lil’ Kim – These are the ones that need to be in the church. It’s… Read more »

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Run-DMC Responds To Rumors

The release of the Run DMC’s Crown Royal along with the ever-absent presence of DMC, has rumors swirling around the crew. At a recent concert at University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, DMC spoke candidly about the future of the group and his role. "I am try to show people that I have evolved… Read more »

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Krayzie Bone Readies Second Solo Album

Thug On Da Line, the second full-length album by the Grammy award winner Krazyie Bone is due to be released July 10th on Thugline/Ruthless/Loud Records. Since it has been two years since Krayzie’s first solo offering, Loud will release a 12 inch single with three album cuts to DJ’s to maintain a street presence. "Y’all… Read more »

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