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Snoop, Wu-Tang Anger Yacht Club Members After Concerts

Boaters in Chicago are angry with Clear Channel Entertainment, after a pair of “profane” concerts featuring rappers Snoop Dogg and Wu-Tang Clan at the Northerly Island Charter One Pavilion.   According to the Chicago Sun-Times, members of the Chicago Yachting Association complained to Chicago Park District officials on Wednesday (September 12) and asked Clear Channel… Read more »

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KC Chiefs Larry Johnson Denies Profane Recording Rap Song

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has denied recording a rap song on a Myspace page which contained profanity and takes shots at Chief’s General Manager Carl Peterson.   The single, titled “Original LBJ,” was recorded by a group named the SBL Mob, apparently before Johnson resigned a $45 million dollar contract extension with… Read more »

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50 Talks Album Sales; Blames Interscope

Rapper 50 Cent recently commented on his first week’s album sales projections, which estimate that his new album Curtis will move 550-600,000 units, about 200,000 less than Kanye West’s new album Graduation.The two rappers have been engaged in a “feud” over who’s album would top the album charts over the past few months.50 Cent appeared… Read more »

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DMC Releasing Documentary On Foster Care; Changes Name

Pioneering Hip-Hop artist Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run-DMC has come along way since founding his legendary group in 1983.   He’s entering a new phase of his career, dropping the familiar Devastating Mic Controller (DMC) moniker for something much more profound: Deliver My Children.   The rapper’s critically acclaimed one-hour VH1 “Rock Doc’” documentary, My… Read more »

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Diddy’s Unforgivable Ad’s Deemed To Racy For MTV

A new TV advertisement for Sean “Diddy” Combs’ fragrance Unforgivable may not run on MTV, after the network censored the commercial due its provocative content.   According to the New York Post, the new spot features Combs and model Jessica Gomez lustfully embracing each other in a hotel room and a stairwell.   During the… Read more »

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Reports: Kanye Outselling 50 Cent By 2 to 1

The race for the top of the pop chart started yesterday (September 11) when highly anticipated albums by rappers 50 Cent and Kanye West hit stores.   According to early sales reports, Kanye West’s Island Def Jam album Graduation is on pace to sell over 750,000 copies the first week in stores, while 50 Cent’s… Read more »

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Master P. Pays Oprah A Visit; Attends Barack Obama Fundraiser

Hip-Hop mogul Percy “Master P.” Miller was among the thousands of guests that attended Oprah Winfrey’s star studded fundraiser for Presidential hopeful, Barack Obama.   Master P., who is a frequent contributor to Obama’s campaign for president of the United States, attended the event to break down stereotypes about rappers.   Winfrey, who criticized some… Read more »

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Big Tigger Gears Up for HIV/AIDS Ride for Life

Former Rap City host and HIV/AIDS activist Big Tigger will hit the streets for a good cause as he prepares for the annual Big Tigger’s HIV/AIDS Ride for Life.   More than 1,000 motorcycle riders and 84 motorcycle clubs are expected for the event, which takes place Sept. 30 in Washington DC and will feature… Read more »

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