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KRS-One’s Stepson Commits Suicide

The son of Simone G. Parker and stepson of rapper KRS-One committed suicide last weekend after a lengthy bout with “severe depression.”Randy Hubbard Parker was found dead in his Atlanta apartment over the post-holiday weekend, where the Fulton County Atlanta Medical Center determined he took his own life.   Exactly how Randy took his life… Read more »

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Miami Rapper Garcia To Release Sophomore Album ‘Life Unscripted’, Executive Produced By N.O.R.E.

Miami’s self-proclaimed ‘Underground King’, Garcia is set to release his sophomore album Life Unscripted, an album that will combine Southern, East Coast, and Latin sounds to create a one of a kind piece later this month.Life Unscripted, which will be released on July 17 is executive produced by N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN and features guest… Read more »

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Amil Working On Sophomore Album

Former Roc-A-Fella rapper Amil is finishing her new sophomore album tentatively titled Amil Az Iz.According to a press release, Amil Az Iz will feature production from platinum producers Kwame, Baby Paul and Eazy Mo Bee. Amil, who resides in North Carolina, also tapped upcoming producers from the region to round out her album, which is… Read more »

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Leaves University Of Pennsylvania For Georgetown

Proclaimed the ‘Hip-Hop Intellectual’ by many, writer, radio host, and university professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson has decided to leave his job at University of Pennsylvania for a position at Georgetown University, where he will teach a number of subjects related to religion, culture, and society.   Dyson taught theology, English, and African American studies… Read more »

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Afeni Shakur’s N.C. Home Burns To The Ground

The guest home of Afeni Shakur burned down last night (July 6) in Robeson County, North  Carolina.   According to authorities, the house caught on fire around 7:00 p.m. and was declared a “total loss.”   No one was home and no injuries were reported in the fire, which took three departments to bring under… Read more »

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Ludacris Talks Live Earth Concert

Disturbing Tha Peace CEO Ludacris will among the many artists performing at the Live Earth Concert in New York tomorrow (July 7).   The 24-hour, 7 continent concert benefits global warming research and takes place in various countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, China, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, Japan, and Germany.   Ludacris’ involvement in… Read more »

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