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Diddy Settles Punching Lawsuit

Sean “Diddy” Combs has settled a civil lawsuit with a man who claims the mogul assaulted him after an Oscar party in Hollywood last year.   Gerard Rechnitzer claimed that Combs punched him, pushed his girlfriend and spat on another woman outside of Teddy’s Nightclub at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.   In court papers, Rechnitzer’s… Read more »

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Detroit’s Hip-Hop Mayor Charged With Perjury

Prosecutors in Detroit have filed perjury charges against Kwame Kilpatrick, alleging “The Hip-Hop Mayor” repeatedly lied under oath in regards to an affair with his former Chief of Staff, Christine Beatty.   Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy filed the felony charges against Mayor Kilpatrick and Beatty today (March 24), claiming the pair lied under oath… Read more »

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Closing Arguments In Remy Ma Trial Today

The assault and witness tampering trial of rap star Remy Ma came to a close today (March 24) in Manhattan Criminal Court.   Remy Ma, born Remy Smith, is charged with shooting her childhood friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph twice in the abdomen in July 2007, during an argument over $3,000 dollars that was missing from the… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Latino Releasing Debut Album

Hip-Hop label Wu Tang Latino has entered into an exclusive worldwide distribution deal with The Orchard Enterprises to release the label’s first album, Wu Latino Presents La Familia.   In addition to traditional distribution, the new compilation album will be sold by major online distributors like iTunes, Napster and Yahoo Music.   “As marketing research… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri On Speaking Tour

Students of the music business are being taught by producer and author Jermaine Dupri in three separate speaking engagements between now and April 1.   The first of three events, which was organized by the New York Daily News, took last night (March 20) in New York City.   The rapper/mogul kicked off the mini-speaking… Read more »

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Young Buck Royalty Rumors False Says Manager

Sha Money XL, manager of G-Unit rapper Young Buck has released a statement to AllHipHop.com clarifying recent rumors about the Nashville, Tennessee’s status with the group.   Recent reports surfaced quoting Young Buck stating that he had “never seen a royalty check” since signing with G-Unit, despite releasing two hit albums, Straight Outta Cashville (2004)… Read more »

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