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Wake Up Show Launches Today

The WakeUpShow,which is heard in 5 countries and reaches over 13 million listeners worldwide, launches today. The site allows users to access audio and video featuring Sway and Tech with some of the guests that have appeared on the show. You can catch streaming video from Slum Village, Cali Agents, Masta Ace, Dilated Peoples, Talib… Read more »

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Kobe Bryant Holds Launch Party

Kobe Bryant held a launch party for his new label venture, Heads High Entertainment at the House Of Blues. There was a packed house, with each patron paying $15 to see Bryant and his label roster to their thing. The first act, featuring two 13 year olds and an 8 year old, named Da Babies… Read more »

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88 Hip-Hop Closes Doors

88hiphop.com is no more. Pseudo, which owned a 50 percent stake in the site, closed the site down due to the site not being profitable. Randy Nkoniki-Ward and Mark Kotlinski, the other 50 Percent stake in the business, have been accused by various online websites as not having enough management experience to guide the site…. Read more »

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Shyne’s Lawyers Dispute Evidence

Shyne, the M.C. that sounds like a reincarnation of Biggie Smalls, is fighting for his freedom. The young artist’s defense is fighting to get key pieces of evidence against him thrown out of court. Shyne was charged with attempted murder in the night club shootout on Dec. 27th, 1999, where three people were wounded in… Read more »

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Suge Terrorizing Up In Smoke Tour?

According to infamous radio personality Wendy Williams of Philly’s Power 99, Suge Knight has been secretly terrorizing Dr. Dre, Snoop and the some of the staff of the “Up In Smoke” tour. According to Williams, Suge has been buying approximately 30 front row tickets to every Up In Smoke concert as a show of intimidation… Read more »

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Puff And Jennifer Lopez Honored By Versace

Puff and Jennifer Lopez were the recipients of a star studded dinner party in Lopez’s honor, thrown by Donatella Versace this past weekend in Paris. The duo followed the festivities by co-hosting a party at Les Bain Douches, where they announced the launching of Sean John’s womens clothing line. Unfortunately, Puff didn’t have a long… Read more »

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Eminem Has Surprise Fan

When the Up In Smoke Tour came to the Nassau Coliseum in New York last week, there was a surprise guest lurking backstage. He wasn’t really noticed until the Eminem set came up. The man lingering far outside of Em’s limelight was none other than Joey Anthony Fatone, Jr. and he was enjoying himself to… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg’s Radio Show Targeted

Snoop Dogg is the target of a Pasadena California based organization who call themselves "Day One." The group, which is a non-profit organization is calling for the end of Snoops’s weekly radio show on Power 106. Over 70 people protested his show outside of the radio stations offices. The show, titled "The Weekly Smoke Out… Read more »

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Amil Pregnant

According to an executive at MCA records, Amil, a female rapper on Roc-a- Fella Records, is now pregnant and the father of the child is Killah Priest, an artist on MCA. Since Killah is an underground favorite and Amil is a more commercial rapper, the pair seem like an unlikely couple. Furthermore, in his songs… Read more »

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DMX To Star Opposite Of Steven Segal

DMX has signed on to star in Dimension Films’ latest installment of “The Crow” franchise for the Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. The project will begin shooting at the end of this year. The Crow: Lazarus will be the fourth in the series of movies. DMX has signed a multi-picture deal for the series. “We… Read more »

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Ascap To Host Real Stories

Real Stories in association with ASCAP presents: “What A&R Reps Have To Say” 2000 Artist & Repertoire, what does it mean? What is a good demo? What types of things do A&R look for? Selected audience members will have the opportunity to have their music critiqued by our panelists. In addition, our panelists will play… Read more »

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Retaliation Record Recorded At Q-Tip

Q-Tip, who once seemed like one of the more peaceful and positive rappers, was recently fined for punching a man in the face during a fight in March outside of a Virgin Megastore in Manhattan. The man who he punched, Kenrick Miranda, is a member of a rap duo, Slandid, and they have recorded a… Read more »

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Big L Celebrity Game And Video

In anticipation of Big L’s posthumous release, The Big Picture, Rawkus Records will be holding a Celebrity basketball game, as well as the video shoot for his latest single, "Holding It Down", which features a cameo appearance by R&B singer, and New York’s Hot 97 radio personality Miss Jones. The game will feature The Flamboyant… Read more »

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Eminem Officially Charged

Eminem was officially charged with assault, carrying a dangerous weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. Eminems management claimed that fans seeking autographs caused the disturbance, but county prosecutor Carl Marlinga claimed otherwise in court on Monday. Eminem had supposedly showed up at the club to check up on his wife, Kim Mathers. Eminem suspected her… Read more »

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