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New Clue Emerges In Murder Of Jam Master Jay

A new clue may have surfaced to help apprehend the murderer who shot and killed legendary Run-DMC DJ, Jam Master Jay. Jam Master Jay, born Jason Mizell, was gunned down in his recording studio, 24/7, on October 30, 2002. While no one has ever been named a suspect in the murder, Jam Master Jay’s best… Read more »

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Jive Records Issues Statement Regarding T-Pain Incident

Jive Records has issued a statement explaining the arrest of superstar producer/R&B singer T-Pain.   T-Pain, born Faheem Najm, was stopped driving a Lamborghini Gallardo in June, but his license had been revoked for being a habitual traffic violator, officials reported.   Police issued an arrest warrant on June 15 charging the rapper with a… Read more »

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Will.i.am Joins Doritos Search for Unsigned Talent

Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am has teamed up with the Doritos brand and Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA) Records to find undiscovered musical talent in a new contest.   The competition, which will run through Nov. 25, is open to all unsigned artists. Contestants must submit an original song inspired by their passion and creativity based… Read more »

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Jay-Z To Take Over Sirius Hip-Hop Station For A Week

Rapper Jay-Z will take over Sirius Satellite Radio’s Hip-Hop Nation (Channel 40) for one week, it was announced today (November 2).Jay-Z Nation launches for one week starting November 5th at 5 pm ET.The channel will feature music from the American Gangster movie, Jay-Z songs and personal favorites.During the week, Jay-Z Nation will air a live… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg To Headline 40-City ABA Tour

Snoop Dogg has signed on to head the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) Red, White and Blue Concert Tour, which kicks off in December.   Starting December 15, Snoop Dogg will hit 40 ABA cities during the tour, which launches in Anderson, Indiana.   “We couldn’t be more pleased to have one of the great legends… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Eve, Da Brat, Ghostface, J-Hood

Actress/model and Grammy Award winning rapper Eve will give an exclusive performance at the Fashion in the Park event starting tomorrow in Dallas, Texas (Nov. 3). The four-day event takes place at the NorthPark Center, the largest shopping center in North Texas. Eve will perform at the Fashion in the Park gala to benefit the… Read more »

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T-Pain Arrested In Florida; Tops Ringtone Sales

R&B singer and producer T-Pain was arrested this morning (November 2) in Florida by Leon County Sheriff officers for outstanding warrants in Tallahassee.   According to reports, T-Pain, born Faheem Najm, is charged with a non-moving traffic violation and driving with a suspended license.   The arrest comes one day before FAMU’s homecoming, where T-Pain,… Read more »

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G-Unit Debuts New Video on Internet

Rap collective G-Unit (50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck) has announced that they will debut their new video “Feel Good” exclusively on the Internet.”Feel Good,” which debuts on AllHipHop.com today (November 1) at 4:00 PM EST, is the first single off G-Unit’s upcoming, as yet untitled mixtape. According to G-Unit, it is… Read more »

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Da Brat Arrested For Smashing A Bottle Over Woman’s Head

Atlanta rapper Da Brat is facing felony assault charges over an incident in a DeKalb County nightclub yesterday (Oct. 31) morning.Police claim Da Brat, argued with an unnamed waitress at Studio 72, a new club recently opened by Jermaine Dupri.According to witnesses, after the argument escalated into a shoving match, Da Brat, 33, allegedly grabbed… Read more »

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Kanye Tapped To Headline Australian Festival

Grammy Award winning emcee Kanye West has been tapped as headliner for the Australia Good Vibrations Festival.The Good Vibrations Festival, which is approaching its fifth year in Feb. 2008, has become a landmark on the Australian summer calendar.”Australia get ready for the best show of your life,” Kanye West stated in the Daily Telegraph after… Read more »

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50 Cent Teams With Pontiac For Custom Car

Rapper 50 Cent has teamed with Pontiac to produce his own customized G8 sedan it was revealed last night (October 30) at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.The rapper unveiled a prototype of the customized Pontiac G8, which was designed with Will Castro from Unique Autosports.The sedan features custom paint, 22… Read more »

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Tony Yayo Assault Trial Slated For January

A federal judge set a trial date for rapper Tony Yayo who is accused of assaulting the 14-year-old son of music executive Jimmy “Henchmen” Rosemond.Yayo, born Marvin Bernard, was in court yesterday (October 30), where a judge set a trial date of January 10.The rapper is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, assault… Read more »

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