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Indiana U Students Form First Hip-Hop Frat

For the first time in Hip-Hop history, a college fraternity is dedicating itself to the four elements of Hip-Hop, and in the process they are becoming the first Hip-Hop fraternity in existence.   Eta Iota Rho, also known as HIP, was founded by Quinnton Parker, Justin Wolverton, and Keane Rowley, three young break-dancers who weren’t… Read more »

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Foxy Brown Appeals For Her Freedom, Health

Rapper Foxy Brown filed an appeal with the New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 15), requesting that her current jail sentence be cut short, due to “emergency” medical conditions.   According to The New York Post, the appeal requested that Brown, born Inga Marchand, either be released or allowed to serve the remaining… Read more »

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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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