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Diddy’s Denial Comes True; L.A. Times Issues Statement

Los Angeles Times editor Russ Stanton responded to a report issued today (March 26) by TheSmokingGun.com, which refuted a story published by Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist, Chuck Phillips.   Phillips’ story claimed that Sean “Diddy” Combs and Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace had knowledge that Tupac Shakur would be assaulted during a recording session at Quad Recording… Read more »

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Reports: LA Times Tupac FBI Docs Forged

A blockbuster story by The Los Angeles Times that claimed Sean “Diddy” Combs and The Notorious B.I.G. may have had advanced knowledge about the 1994 assault of Tupac Shakur at the Quad Recording Studios in New York may have been fabricated it has been learned.   According to TheSmokingGun.com, FBI documents used by Pulitzer Prize… Read more »

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The Roots Headlining Earth Day 2008

Hip-Hop band The Roots are among the headliners of eight simultaneous, free Earth Day 2008 concerts organizers have announced.   On Sunday, April 20, The Roots along with Ricky Skaggs, The Neville Brothers, Los Lonely Boys and Mickey Hart from The Grateful Dead, are headlining free concerts in Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco,… Read more »

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Nate Dogg Pleads Guilty To Assault

Hip-Hop hook master Nate Dogg recently pleaded guilty to assaulting to the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend.   According to TMZ.com, Nate Dogg, born Nathanial Hale, appeared in an Orange County, California court on March 20.   He pleaded guilty to aggravated trespassing and battery, stemming from an incident in which his former lover accused him… Read more »

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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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