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Suge Knight Continues Assault On Snoop Dogg

Suge Knight, the incarcerated-soon to be released-CEO of Death Row Records, Continues his assault against Snoop Dogg. As we reported earlier, Suge has had unfavorable things to say about Snoop, Eminem, Xzibit, Dre and anything associated with his former cohorts, has leaked Snoops Last Meal album on the deathrowrecords2001.com website via MP3, and issued warnings… Read more »

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Rap Helps Music Biz Out Of Drought

Hip-Hop and Rap just continues to dominate the charts. Sales of Rap/Hip-Hop albums jumped 20 percent during the year 2000, the biggest increase of any music genre. R&B, Alternative and New Age albums also increased on the average of about 8% to 12 %. Classical was down 5%, Country dropped 3%, Jazz went down by… Read more »

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Jury Selection Begins In Puffy Case

Puff Daddy’s turmoil continues. Jury selection started today for his high profile case, which involves bribery and gun possession, which were a result of a dispute and shooting in Club New York in December of 1999. After the shooting Puff offered his driver, Wardel Fenderson $50,000 to say that the gun in question was his,… Read more »

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Shyne In Car Accident

Shyne helped delay the Jury selection process in the the gun and bribery trial of Puff this weekend. Shyne was arrested after a car accident in Manhattan and charged with driving with a suspended license. Shyne was driving a silver Mercedes when he collided with the other car. According to investigators, he was not at… Read more »

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Everlast Show Turns Into Chaos

Everlast’s feud with Eminem has taken a more serious turn. Reports are coming in from our representatives in Detroit, stating that when Everlast took to the stage at St. Andrews Hall tonight (Friday Feb.2, 2001). He was allegedly speaking Ill of Eminem, calling him amongst other things, a "fucking midget" took shots at D-12, Eminems… Read more »

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27th AMA Awards Nominees

In case you missed the 27th American Music awards, here is how Rap/Hip-Hop music did in the respective categories. The Artist or album that is bold and red is the one that won in that category. Favorite Rap Group: DMX Jay-Z Juvenile Favorite Male Artist (Pop): Lenny Kravitz Will Smith Ricky Martin Favorite Male Artist… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Enters Telecom

Russell Simmons unveiled his latest endeavor, the RUSH Communitcator project. It will make all types of wireless devices accessible to anyone who needs it or wants it, via one prepaid phone card, The One Card. The card will be usable for cell, long distance, 2way pagers, alphanumeric paging, internet appliances and local telephone dialing services…. Read more »

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Deathrow Comes To The Big Screen

Deathrow Records continues to make news headlines. The rise and fall of Deathrow has been chronicled for the big screen, and will be shown February 2nd at the Hollywood Black Film Festival in Los Angeles. The movie, titled Welcome To Deathrow, is not authorized by Deathrow and no input from Suge Knight or any Deathrow… Read more »

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36 Mafia Continues To Make Moves

36 Mafia continue to make moves.Their latest release, When The Smoke Clears: Sixty 6 Sixty 1 which was released on June 13 2000, is now certified platinum. The group is staying busy in the new year, with a number of projects slated. The group will drop a new album by Project Pat, a new album… Read more »

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Shyne’s Lyrics Are Put On Trial

Shyne’s were put on the stand during a pretrial hearing in court Wednesday (Jan. 10th). Arguments from both sides did not persuade Judge Charles Solomon from ruling on the matter. The judge asked both sides for written arguments before he made a ruling. The prosecution wants to use Shyne’s lyrics against him in cross examination…. Read more »

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Outkast Cancels Dates, Launches Clothing Line

Outkast has announced that they have cancelled their remaining European tour dates with Eminem, so group member Big Boi can witness his girlfriend give birth in the United States. Here are the dates that have been cancelled: Brussels, Belgium on Feb. 5; Paris on Feb. 6; Manchester, England on Feb. 8; Three London shows on… Read more »

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Jay-Z Hits USA Today

Jay-Z continues his assault on mainstream America. After releasing the double platinum album, The Dynasty and launching a new record label (Carter Faculty), Jay-Z will be on the cover of USA Weekend on January 28th. He will also be on Madtv in the next few weeks. Check out the official Jay-Z site, http://www.jayz.net for more… Read more »

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Eminem Fan Quotes Lyrics In Suicide Note

Eminem is drawing more unwanted controversy. A 17 year old fan committed suicide by throwing himself under a train. He had attached some of Eminem’s lyrics to his suicide note. According to reports, the note was found in a waste paper basket in David Hurcombe’s bedroom. He quoted songs from the song "Rock Bottom", a… Read more »

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Ludacris Hits The Road

Ludacris, who’s debut Def Jam South album Back For The First Time is certified platinum and was fueled by the Neptunes produced smash Southern Hospitality, is hitting the road with fellow ATLiens Outkast to spread some more Southern Hospitality. The 30 city tour begins on February 28th 2001. Here are the dates: Feb. 28th: House… Read more »

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