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TVT To Reorganize; Sell Portions Of Business

TVT Records plans to continue promoting its current projects, despite the 23-year-old independent label’s decision to file for Chapter 11 reorganization, the company told AllHipHop.com today (Feb 19).   The label also intends to continue preparing for and scheduling upcoming releases, which tentatively includes Crunk Rock, Lil Jon’s long awaited fourth album for TVT and… Read more »

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Eminem Memoir Headed For Publication

Eminem fans will get a personal account of what makes the rapper tick as plans are underway to publish a forthcoming memoir.   Titled The Way I Am, the book will feature numerous unseen photographs, hand-drawn art, sketches for lyrics and notes form journals.   Eminem will pen the introduction and provide a present-day narrative… Read more »

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KRS, Common, Q-Tip Tap Super Producers For Remixes

Rappers KRS-One, Common and Q-Tip have teamed with super producers DJ Premier, Just Blaze and Cool and Dre to create new versions of influential tracks recorded by each artist.   The rappers are part of the Smirnoff Signature Mix Series, a new program created in partnership with Cornerstone Promotions to help market established and emerging musical talent…. Read more »

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DJ Don Cannon Preps Mixtapes; Debut Album

Over the course of the next year, DJ/Producer Don Cannon will be dropping an onslaught of new and previously released music, as he prepares for the release of his debut studio album, he told AllHipHop.com exclusively today (Feb 18).   The Philly-born, Atlanta-based producer will start compiling songs for the project in May 2008, he… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Goes Bollywood On New Track

Rapper Snoop Dogg is further expanding his international appeal, as he has collaborated with popular Indian rap trio RDB (Rhythm, Dhol, Bass) on the group’s newest single.   The recently recorded song, which was produced by RDB, will be the title track for a movie starring renowned Bollywood star Akshay Kumar.   Snoop Dogg will… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: T.I. Designs T-Shirts For Playboy

Atlanta Hip-Hop star T.I. has designed a custom line of T-Shirts for Playboy, AllHipHop.com has learned. The rapper is one of twenty musicians participating in the second annual Rock the Rabbit Program. Each artist placed their own personal design around Playboy’s famous Rabbit Head. T.I.‘s limited edition Rock the Rabbit custom designed line will be… Read more »

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Fans Riot, Flip Cop Car At dead prez show

A concert featuring rap duo Dead Prez resulted in more than $30,000 in damages and an overturned Thurston County Sheriff’s patrol car during a riot that took place after the performance on Friday (February 15).   The Olympian reports that the incident, which happened early Friday at Evergreen State College, stemmed from reports of a… Read more »

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Swizz Beatz Teams With Gap On New Ad Campaign

Hip-Hop producer Swizz Beatz is among five acclaimed musicians and directors that has teamed up with clothing retail giant The Gap, to compose and produce one of five original songs for a new marketing campaign.   Swizz Beatz, along with indie rock group The Blake, electronic artists Dntel, singer-songwriter Marie Digby and Danish post-punk duo… Read more »

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