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Lil’ Wayne Makes Cartoon Debut On ‘The Boondocks’

Rap superstar Lil’ Wayne will make his animated debut next month as a character on the season finale of the Award-winning cartoon, The Boondocks.   The rapper will play a character named ‘Nique’ in episode #212, which is titled “Invasion of the Katrinians” and focuses on arriving survivors of Hurricane Katrina.   In the episode,… Read more »

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Queen Latifah Encouraging Women To Vote

Hip-Hop star/actress Queen Latifah has joined Lifetime’s nonpartisan Every Woman Counts Campaign, which will encourage women across America to vote in the upcoming elections.   Queen Latifah is recording the spots during her “Trav’lin Light Concert Tour,” where she is interviewing women, asking them to complete the sentence If I were President, I would….”  … Read more »

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Akon Pleads Not Guilty In Fan Tossing Debacle

Akon has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor criminal charges today (December 3) for throwing a teenaged boy off the stage during a June performance in upstate New York.   The boy thrown off the stage landed on a minor named Abby Rosa, who suffered a conncussion when the boy landed on her.   The incident… Read more »

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Luther Campbell Launches Publicly Traded Company

Miami Hip-Hop mogul Luther “Luke” Campbell has teamed with Victor Nappe to his multi-media company a publicly traded company, Luke Entertainment Group.   The company, which will focus in three areas of entertainment: an independent music division, videos including adult entertainment and sports management. The Luke Entertainment group started trading today (December 3) under the… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Honors Kids During SYFL Championships

Hip-Hop star Snoop Dogg and athletic company Cutter Gloves will recognize and award football players and cheerleaders of the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL) during the SYFL’s All-Conference Championship game today (December 2) at the Home Depot in Carson, CA.   Each year Snoop Dogg and sponsor Cutter Gloves honors members based on their academic… Read more »

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Grand Jury Charges J Prince With Felony Assault

Misdemeanor assault charges against Hip-Hop mogul James Prince were upgraded to felonious aggravated assault by a grand jury yesterday (November 30).   Prince is accused of orchestrating the dramatic beating of Ronald “Ronnie” Bookman, the owner of recording studio 7303.   Bookman filed a lawsuit against Prince in April, alleging that Prince ordered men to… Read more »

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Diamond Inks Management Deal, Crime Mob Speaks

AllHipHop.com learned on Wednesday (November 28) that Polo Grounds Music signed former Crime Mob member Diamond to a joint management deal with Atlanta-based Cookies and Milk, a full service administration company, which handles publishing and A&R administration for producers like Lil’ Jon, DJ Toomp, Don P, and DJ Don Cannon, as well as BME Recordings… Read more »

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Mannie Fresh’s Sister Shot And Killed

Mannie Fresh’s sister was murdered in her New Orleans, LA home on Wednesday night while her children were in the home. Angela Bryant, 42, was found dead early Thursday and her 1998 Lexus was missing from the home, according to a local television station WWLTV. Bryant, a newlywed, was slain on Wednesday between the hours… Read more »

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Rodney King Shot In San Bernardino, CA

Rodney King was shot earlier this morning in San Bernardino, California today (November 29) police have revealed.   King, who was infamously beaten by four members of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991, was involved in a domestic dispute , although police are still investigating the shooting.   According to the San Bernardino County… Read more »

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Pharrell Opens BBC/Ice Cream Flagship Store in NYC

Pharrell Williams and business partner Nigo, a Japanese fashion/music entrepreneur, celebrated the grand opening of their Billionaire Boys Club / Ice Cream Flagship Store in New York last night (November 28).   Celebrities like DJ Cipha Sounds and Swizz Beatz and fashion professionals packed the two-story space-themed boutique located in the trendy SoHo district of… Read more »

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Dr. Ben Chavis To Question Presidential Candidates During Forum

Hip-Hop Summit Action Network President and CEO Dr. Benjamin Chavis will participate in the Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum, which will feature all eight Democratic Presidential candidates.   The Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum is recognized as the oldest, continuous minority forum for presidential candidates in America and was established in 1984.  … Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Baby, Iran Ban, The Saint, Slip N Slide

Cash Money Records CEO’s Bryan “Birdman” Williams and his brother Ronald Williams were released from jail yesterday (November 28) in Kingsport, Tennessee on $1500 bond, after the RV they were traveling in was stopped and marijuana and guns were recovered. According to police, 16 people who were employed by Cash Money Records were arrested when… Read more »

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