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Rapper Chamillionaire Planning Video For ‘Industry Groupie’

Houston, Texas rapper Chamillionaire is preparing to shoot the video for Industry Groupie, the latest single from his critically acclaimed sophomore album Ultimate Victory.   The video re-teams the rapper with veteran director Marc Klasfeld, who shot the video for his single “Hip-Hop Police” featuring Slick Rick.   “Most of the time before you choose… Read more »

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Kidz in the Hall Inks Multi-Song Deal With ESPN

Rap group Kidz in the Hall have inked a multi-song deal with ESPN to provide music for ESPN’s presentation of the 2007-2008 college football season.   The new songs will be featured across a variety of ESPN platforms, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and espn360.com.   Kidz in the Hall features group members Naledge and Double-O…. Read more »

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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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