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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Ordered To Pay $200k To Promoter

A Japanese promotion agency won over $200,000 in a default judgement against Cleveland Hip-Hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony yesterday (February 29).   World Mix Entertainment filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Federal Court claiming Krayzie, Layzie and Wish Bone missed a series of tour dates in Japan.   According to Los Angeles’ NBC Channel 4, the… Read more »

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‘Stop Snitchin’ DVD Creator Indicted By Feds

The creator of the controversial Stop Snitching! DVD was among 26 people indicated on various charges, including racketeering, for allegedly being members of the Tree Top Bloods gang in Baltimore, Maryland.   Over 100 law enforcement officers were deployed yesterday morning (Feb. 28) to execute search warrants and arrest members of the TTP Bloods in Maryland…. Read more »

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Corporate Thugz Sued By Producer

An Ellenwood, Georgia based producer recently filed a lawsuit against Young Jeezy’s Corporate Thugz Productions, claiming the company owes him thousands of dollars for production.   DJ Speedy, born Harvey Lee Miller Jr, filed the lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court, claiming that Corporate Thugz owes him $10,000 dollars for production work on two albums…. Read more »

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Hip-Hop Is Honored For Giving Back

The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network held their 5th annual action awards Monday night (February 25th) in New York City.   This years Action Awards recipients included Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Doug E. Fresh, Chris Lighty, Jim Jones and Mellody Hobson, who were honored for their dedication and commitment to community service and empowerment.   The music… Read more »

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Ja Rule In Hot Water Over Bail Postings

A New York judge has ruled that Ja Rule’s co-defendants in his gun possession case must pay their own bail, revoking the arrangements made by the rapper himself.According to Newsday, State Supreme Court Justice Micki Scherer said Wednesday (Feb 27), that Ja, born Jeffrey Atkins, “put himself in the position of perhaps controlling the outcome… Read more »

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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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