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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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Luke Campbell Launching Reality Show

Luther Campbell may be many things to rap fans, but “family man” may not be the first description that comes to mind for the man known as the “Black Hugh Hefner.”   That may change as Campbell becomes reality television’s latest star with his new show, Luke’s World.   Luke’s World offers a glimpse in… Read more »

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The Game, Akon Come Under Fire In Australia

Rapper The Game and R&B singer Akon’s upcoming appearance at the annual “Rock tha Block” concert in Australia has come under fire, due to both artists’ criminal records.   The Family Council of Victoria and the Australian Family Association voiced opposition to both artists appearances, claiming they were not good role models for local children…. Read more »

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