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Rapper Common Encourages People To ‘Vote 4 Obama’ In New PSA

Rapper Common is taking his support of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama to the next level, by appearing in first in a series of celebrity public service announcements.   The newly launched effort, called ‘Get-Out-The-Vote 4 Obama, is the brainchild of Vote Hope, a new statewide political network committed to raising voter turnout in California… Read more »

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T.I. Drops Bid For Thanksgiving Day Celebration

Chart-topping rapper T.I. has dropped a request to allow extra guests into his house for a Thanksgiving Day celebration.   T.I., born Clifford Harris, dropped the request today (November 8), citing strong opposition from prosecutors handling the high profile case.    Prosecutors claimed that T.I. was seeking special treatment and said that since his release,… Read more »

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Legendary Producer For Run DMC & Whodini Suffers Stroke

Larry Smith, the seminal producer for acts like Run DMC, Kurtis Blow and Whodini, has suffered a stroke that has hospitalized him.The debilitating stroke has rendered the 50-something Smith bedridden and the St. Albans, Queens native is currently unable to speak, according to close friend/rapper Duane “Spyder D” Hughes, who is 47 years old.“The doctor’s… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: The Game, BMF Indictments, MC Hammer, Tony Yayo

The Game will launch his European division of The Black Wall Street with a new mixtape titled Internationally Known. BWS Europe’s debut mixtape will be released for free on bwseurope.com on November 11 and will feature features exclusive material from The Game, Juice, Clyde Carson and BWS Europe’s first artist, Austrian rapper Big J.  … Read more »

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Rapper Fierce Arrested; Reps Say Police Have Wrong Man

Newark, New Jersey rapper Fierce is facing aggravated assault and attempted murder charges following a recent incident at a house party, but representatives for the rapper claim police have nabbed the wrong man.   Sources tell AllHipHop.com that Fierce, born Qandeel Nixon, is currently in jail awaiting a $200,000 bond, after being taken into custody… Read more »

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J. Hood Lashes Out At D-Block, The Lox

Yonkers, New York rapper J. Hood is lashing out against The Lox’s D-Block record label, claiming the CEO’s refuse to release him from his recording contract.   J. Hood, born Joshua Hood, is signed to D-Block, whose CEO’s include rappers Jadakiss, Styles P. and Sheek Louch.   He was a member of D-Block for six-years… Read more »

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Man Officially Charged With Defacing Tupac Statue

A 43-year-old Dekalb resident has been charged in the recent defacement of the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, Georgia.   According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kenneth Anthony Wilson was charged on Thursday (November 1) with second degree criminal damage to property, which is a felony.   The vandalism occurred during… Read more »

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