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Exclusive: Mystikal Denied Parole

Louisiana rapper Mystikal’s bid for freedom was recently denied by a parole board, AllHipHop.com has learned.   Mystikal  is currently serving a 6-year sentence for sexual battery and extortion, after he forced his hairstylist to perform sexual acts on him and videotaped the incident, after the woman allegedly stole $80,000 in checks.   The parole… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Officially Launches New Clothing Line

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons continues to expand his presence in the clothing industry with his new menswear collection, Russell Simmons Argyle Culture.   The clothing line targets men of success over the age of 25, as it combines original urban concepts with the buttoned-up styling of men’s professional attire.   According to Simmons, Argyle Culture… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Biz Markie Stars In Documentary

Legendary beat boxing rapper/DJ Biz Markie chronicles his childhood in the new documentary Stomping Grounds. The half-hour film was produced by Inform Ventures, in conjunction with the Scion car company. The documentary follows Biz as he tours his old neighborhood, using a Scion as his personal tour bus. Stomping Grounds reveals details about his early… Read more »

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Lil’ Wayne Lends Support to Strapped Condoms Program

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne has teamed up with Rap-A-Lot Records CEO James Prince to educate youth on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).The alliance is part of a newly launched program from Prince’s Houston-based company Strapped Condoms.The program’s first stage will consist of various ads and public service announcement featuring Lil Wayne.The message of… Read more »

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Nas’ Father Honored At Gala In New York

Nas’ father Olu Dara will give an exclusive performance during an invitation-only gala inaugurating a new exhibition titled the “Harlem is Music” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.   Dara, a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and lyricist, is being honored along with the late Max Roach, a master jazz percussionist.   In addition… Read more »

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