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Del The Funky Homosapien Heads Out on 11th Hour Tour

Hieroglyphics crew co-founder Del The Funky Homosapien has hit the road in support of his first album in seven years, The 11th Hour.   The title of the Definitive Jux release, according to Del, represented various trials and tribulations the rapper encountered during his career.   “You can’t fully control all the different variables that… Read more »

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LA County Hit With Lawsuit Over Funkmaster Flex Car Show

A concert promotions firm in San Diego has hit Los Angeles County with an $800,000 lawsuit, claiming the Los Angeles County Fair Association violated the First and Fourteenth Amendments by canceling a Hip-Hop car show featuring DJ Funkmaster Flex because the music was “offensive.”   Imagine Media Group LLC, entered into a contract with The… Read more »

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Ludacris To Help Clean NYC Park With Boost Volunteers

Grammy Award winning Atlanta rapper Ludacris will help 100 Boost Mobile RockCorp volunteers revitalize DeWitt Clinton park in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen area on Saturday, October 6.   Ludacris, pro-skateboarder Terry Kennedy, pro-snowboarder Keir Dillion and 100 volunteers will painting handball courts, basketball backboards, playground areas, fences and benches in the park.   Additionally, the… Read more »

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B-Legit Talks New Album ‘Throwblock Muzik’

West Coast rap veteran B-Legit is bringing his musical stylings back to the forefront with his forthcoming album, Throwblock Muzic.   The release, which is the follow up to the rapper’s 2006 mixtape Hood Hustlin and 2005’s Block Movement, will include appearances from E-40, Mac Dre, Clyde Carson, Harm from the Rich and Levitti.  … Read more »

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G-Unit Associates Arrested In Blood Gang Sweep

An associate of G-Unit rapper Tony Yayo who is accused of brandishing a gun at a music industry rival’s son was arrested in a massive sweep of members of the Bloods street gang last week.   Police in Queens, New York rounded up 34 suspected gang members on charges ranging from narcotics and weapons possession… Read more »

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The Game Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges

Compton, CA rapper The Game pleaded not guilty Tuesday (Sept. 25) to three felony charges in court.   The Game (born Jayceon Terrell Taylor) was charged with one count each of making criminal threats, possession of a firearm in a school zone and exhibiting a firearm on the grounds of a facility for minors.  … Read more »

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Inmate Changes Story in B.I.G. Murder Case

The murder of the Notorious B.I.G. took yet another twist as the man who implicated a former Los Angeles Police Department officer has admitted to lying about the officer’s role in the killing.   According to the Associated Press, Waymond Anderson mentioned in deposition that his lie was part of a scam to win a… Read more »

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