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Crucial Conflict Drops First Album In 9 Years

Chicago Hip-Hop collective Crucial Conflict will release a new album titled Planet Crucon (pronounced “crew-con”), their first in nine years.   The group, which consists of original members Coldhard, Wildstyle, Kilo and Never, exploded on to the national scene with the release of their hit single “Hay,” which topped the Billboard charts in 1996.  … Read more »

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Rick Ross To Walk Roy Jones Jr. To Ring

Carol City, Florida native Rick Ross has been confirmed to walk eight-time world champ Roy Jones Jr. to the ring to face Felix “Tito” Trinidad during the “Bring on the Titans” boxing event, AllHipHop.com has learned.   The highly anticipated “Bring on the Titans” Pay-Per-View boxing match takes place this Saturday (January 19) at Madison… Read more »

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Wu-Tang Affiliate Killah Priest Readies New Album

Rapper Killah Priest will offer fans a deeper look in to his persona as he gears up to release his forthcoming album Behind the Stained Glass.The Good Hands Records release is the follow up to Killah Priest’s latest album, the critically acclaimed The Offering. According to the Wu-Tang Clan affiliate, the new album will give… Read more »

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Oprah Winfrey OWN’s New TV Network

Oprah Winfrey has teamed with Discovery Communications to launch a new multi-platform media venture named The Oprah Winfrey Network [OWN].   Winfrey, who has criticized some Hip-Hop music, as well as various media outlets for their portrayal of African-American men and women, will serve as chairman of OWN.   She will have full editorial over… Read more »

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Ludacris Honored With Trumpet Award

Rapper Ludacris was presented with the Usher Raymond Altruism Award during the 16th Annual Trumpet Awards in Atlanta on Sunday (Jan. 13).   The artist was one of twelve honorees, including actors Halle Berry and Danny Glover and BET co-founder Sheila C. Johnson, who were recognized for accomplishments in their careers and contributions to their… Read more »

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Khia Signs With Big Cat Records

Atlanta based record label Big Cat Records has inked a deal with Tampa, Florida rapper Khia, who will release her third album, titled Nasty Muzik.   Khia hit big in 2002 with the single “My Neck, My Back (Lick It),” which was taken from the gold selling album Thug Misses.   The single was also… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Violinist To Be Honored In Israel

Miri Ben-Ari will be the first person to receive the first Martin Luther King Jr. Israeli Award during a ceremony that will be hosted by Israeli President, Shimon Peres tomorrow (January 15) in Jerusalem.   Ari, known as “The Hip-Hop Violist,” is being honored by the Fellowship of Israel and Black America (FIBA) for her… Read more »

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