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AHH Stray News: WMG Offers $25 Million For Death Row

Warner Music Group is offering up to $25 million dollars for Death Row Records’ back catalog, according to The New York Post. In a recent filing related to Death Row’s bankruptcy case, WMG was named the leading “stalking-horse bidder” in Death Row’s Los Angeles-based bankruptcy proceedings. Over 10,000 titles are up for sale, including recordings… Read more »

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Devin The Dude Leaves Rap-A-Lot

With a desire to purse other career options, rapper Devin the Dude is parting ways with his longtime recording home Rap-A-Lot Records.   The departure marks the end of a 15 year-plus relationship between Rap-A-Lot and the Texas rapper, who decided not to renew his contract.   According to Devin the Dude, there was no… Read more »

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Pimp C’s Death Caused By Cough Syrup

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has revealed that UGK member Chad “Pimp C.” Butler’s death was caused by prescription cough syrup and a preexisting sleeping condition.   Assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said that the rapper did not overdose, but died from ingesting Promethazine and Codeine, which is frequently mixed with flavored candy and… Read more »

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Master P Unveils New Black History Video

Providing necessary resources to educate youth about African-American heritage is the motivation behind a new effort and music video from rap mogul Master P and his son Romeo.   The duo has teamed up to release books, videos, and animations that chronicle the African-American experience.   The venture has created jobs for African-American animators and… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Hits Superbowl XLII

Hip-Hop culture descended upon Phoenix, Arizona for Superbowl XLII this weekend.   From rocking the crowds at big budget pre-game parties during the days leading up to today’s big game to appearing highly anticipated Superbowl Commercials, this year’s sponsors spared no expenses when it came to making Hip-Hop’s presence felt.   Queens, New York rapper… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Jay-Z To Headline Glastonbury Fest

Rapper/mogul Sean “Jay-Z” Carter has been confirmed as the headline artist for the Glastonbury Festival in the U.K this June. According to reports, organizers of the world famous festival confirmed today (February 1) that they wanted to try something radically different for this year’s three-day festival, in order to attract a younger audience. In order… Read more »

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Kia Shine Responds To TMI Boyz, Wendy Day

As things continue to settle following a brawl at the 5th Annual Southern Entertainment Awards (SEA) weekend in Tunica, Mississippi, rapper Kia Shine is weighing in with his version of what prompted the fight between him and members of the Texas rap group TMI Boyz.    Rap Coalition founder Wendy Day spoke out on Tuesday… Read more »

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