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Wyclef Jean Taps Paul Simon, T.I. & More For New Album

Former Fugees member Wyclef Jean is giving fans another taste of his eclectic musical style with his forthcoming release The Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant.   The album, which features production from Jean and Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, marks the Grammy-winning rapper/producer’s first full-length project for Columbia Records since his last offering, Masquerade. Released in… Read more »

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The Game, Timbaland, Sued Over ‘Put You On The Game’

Rapper The Game, Interscope and Aftermath Entertainment are among the defendants in a new copyright infringement lawsuit over an illegal sample on The Game’s platinum-selling 2005 debut album The Documentary.   Saregama India filed the lawsuit in Manhattan Federal Court, claiming the song “Put You on the Game” violated copyrights owned by the Indian-based firm, which… Read more »

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Police Admit Substance Found In DMX’s House Not Drugs

Police that raided the Cave Creek, Arizona home of rapper DMX in search of abused dogs have revealed that the half-pound of “suspected” illegal narcotics found in his home were in fact, not illegal drugs.   According to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, police raided the rapper’s home last Friday (August 24), after receiving complaints… Read more »

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D4L Member Shawty Lo Prepares Solo Album

After the success of D4L’s debut album Down For Life, D4L member Shawty Lo is searching for similar success this fall with the release of his solo debut Units In The City.Atlanta based group D4L is best known for their massive radio friendly hits “Laffy Taffy” and “Betcha Can’t Do It Like Me.” Shawty Lo… Read more »

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Pregnant Foxy Brown ‘Suffering’ On Rikers Island

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown’s bid for freedom was denied by a Manhattan Supreme Court justice yesterday (August 27).   Brown, born Inga Marchand, filed a lawsuit against the Correction Department, claiming that she is suffering on Rikers Island, since being incarcerated last Wednesday (August 21) for alleged parole violations.   Brown, who recently revealed that… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri Officially Launches Studio 72 Nightclub

Hip-Hop mogul Jermaine Dupri will officially open his latest venture, the new Studio 72 nightclub, this Wednesday in Tucker, Georgia.   A number of Dupri’s celebrity friends will join Dupri this Wednesday (August 29), to celebrate the official grand opening opening of Studio 72, Dupri’s latest business venture.   “This isn’t just a club, this… Read more »

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