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L.A. Times Officially Retracts Tupac Story

The Los Angeles Times has officially retracted a story published on March 17 that claimed that Sean “Diddy” Combs and Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace had advanced knowledge that Tupac Shakur would be assaulted at a recording studio in 1994.   The article, titled “An Attack on Tupac Shakur Launched a Hip-Hop War,” claimed that… Read more »

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UK Seeks To Keep Snoop Out Of Country

The British government has challenged a recent ruling that could allow rapper Snoop Dogg back into the country.   Snoop Dogg, born Calvin Broadus, was banned from the United Kingdom in March of 2007, after he and his entourage were involved in a brawl with security officers at London’s Heathrow Airport.   In May of… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Lil Jon Launches Wine Label

Atlanta producer/rapper Lil’ Jon has launched a new wine business, The Associated Press reports. The self-proclaimed King of Crunk has launched Little Jonathan Winery. “I’m not no drink wine every day kind of dude,” the rapper told the AP. “Don’t ask me no questions…I just like the taste….this is not no ghetto Boone’s Farm; this… Read more »

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MySpace Teams With Majors For MySpace Music

After months of speculation, MySpace has struck a deal with three major record labels to launch a new joint venture, MySpace Music, it was announced today (April 3).   MySpace Music, which receives over 30 million unique visitors per month, will offer DRM-free digital downloads, ad-supported audio and video, a mobile storefront and various sponsorship… Read more »

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Busta, Missy, Pitbull Hit The Road With The Grammys

A number of rappers and R&B artists are headlining an exclusive five-city concert series sponsored by The Recording Academy (Grammy’s) and T-Mobile USA, to celebrate the Grammy’s 50th Anniversary.   Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Kid Rock, Pitbull, John Legend and Sean Kingston will headline concerts featuring Cat Power, Colbie Caillat, Kat Deluna, Ozomatli and Seal… Read more »

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