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T.I. Issues Statement To Fans

Although he currently has a lot of time on his hands while being on house arrest, rapper T.I. is staying active by working on a new album.   For the rapper, the extra time represents the perfect opportunity to fully focus on the forthcoming project as well as acknowledge those who have stood with him… Read more »

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Woman Allegedly Assaulted By Da Brat Hires Attorney Willie Gary

Shayla Stevens, the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader who was allegedly assaulted by Da Brat earlier this month, has hired prominent attorneys Willie Gary and CK Hoffler and their firm, Gary, Williams, Finney, Lewis, Watson and Sperando P.L., AllHipHop.com has learned.   Gary and Hoffler’s high powered, Florida-based law firm will represent Stevens against not only Da… Read more »

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UPDATE: Dr. Donda West’s Funeral Info; Statement From West Family

The family of superstar rapper Kanye West are making funeral arrangements for Dr. Donda Williams-West in Oklahoma City, who passed away on Saturday.   A spokesperson for Howard-Harris Funeral home told KOCO Channel 5 in Oklahoma City that the family had contacted them in preparation for Dr. West’s funeral. Kanye West released the following statement:”Kanye… Read more »

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C-Murder Talks New DVD and Album

Rapper C-Murder is hitting the ground running after an overturned prison conviction with a forthcoming DVD and album.   The DVD, titled The Movement, finds the artist (born Corey Miller) offering fans a peek into his current mind state as he gears up for the release of his first album in five years, Screamin’ 4… Read more »

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Big Tigger Signs On As DJ For Washington Wizards

Syndicated radio personality Big Tigger has signed on to be the official DJ of the NBA’s Washington Wizards.   Tigger, born Darius Morgan, will provide the music for each one of the home games, as well as entertain the crowd.   “I am very pleased to be working with the Washington Wizards’ organization,” Big Tigger… Read more »

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Koch Records Inks Distribution Deal With Fat Beats

Koch Records has signed Brooklyn-based Hip-Hop label Fat Beats to a physical and digital distribution deal.   Fat Beats, which was established in 1994, originally launched as a record store, but soon turned into a critically acclaimed record label, releasing projects from artists like Atmosphere, Edo G. & Pete Rock, Afu Ru, Krs-One and others…. Read more »

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Common Teams With Lincoln To Promote Navigator Brand

Chicago rapper Common has partnered with Lincoln to promote the 2008 Navigator.Common will be featured in a number of advertisements and promotional activities with Common’s community outreach programs.The rapper will appear in national TV, radio and print advertisements.The first spot, titled “Common,” will debut nationwide on November 25 during NFL Sunday Night Football on NBC.Lincoln… Read more »

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Breaking News: Kanye West’s Mother Dies Suddenly

Dr. Donda West, Kanye West’s mother, suddenly died last night, individuals close to the rapper confirmed.The cause of death was not released immediately, but she was reportedly in the Los Angeles area when she died. Early reports suggest Dr. West’s death may have been the result of some form of surgical procedure. Those reports have… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Records Anti Dog Fighting PSA’s

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons has teamed with the Humane Society of the United States and the BeKIND Foundation to create a public service announcement (PSA) speaking out against dog fighting.   Simmons, who has worked with agencies like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in the past. In the new PSA’s, the Hip-Hop… Read more »

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Boot Camp Clik Announces Tour Of Canada

Brooklyn Hip-Hop mainstays Boot Camp Clik will embark upon a seven city tour of Canada this month.   Buckshot, Smif N Wessun, Heltah Skeltah and Sean Price will perform new material from their albums Last Stand and Casualties of War, as well as material from their legendary catalog.   The tour kicks of Thursday November… Read more »

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