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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Wins At 35th Annual FiFi Awards; Makes History In The Process

Hip-Hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs made history last week when his fragrance Unforgivable won Men’s Fragrance of the Year at the Fragrance Foundation’s 35th Annual FiFi Awards in New York. Combs’ win at the FiFi Awards makes him the first African-American to take home an award at the coveted event. “Somebody from fashion had come… Read more »

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Duran Duran Gets Down With Hip-Hop; Producer Danjahandz Talks Collaboration

Nearly six years after their last release, rockers Duran Duran are currently working on their upcoming album with the help of Hip-Hop producer Timbaland and his protégé Danjahandz. Danjahandz, a young Virginia native, first caught Timbaland’s attention in 2001 and two years later, the young producer was brought to Timbaland’s studio in Miami to put… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Talib Kweli, Stylus Awards, Texas Music Conference, The Fixxers

Talib Kweli, Rock Ross, Fat Joe and Lil’ Flip will perform during a star-studded birthday party for Satellite radio veteran Leo G, program director for XM’s only uncut and uncensored Hip-Hop channel, XM66. Mississippi rapper David Banner will host Leo G.’s 37th birthday party, which is invitation only and takes place at popular Washington, D.C…. Read more »

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Green Lantern, Saigon, 9th Wonder Judging Music Nation’s Second Contest

Artist development company Music Nation has launched another series of online video music competitions, with the winners will receive a major label recording contracts. The latest competition by Music Nation will include two separate winners, one winner will be chosen from the Hip-Hop genre and the other from the rock genre. Judging the Hip-Hop competition… Read more »

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Will Smith To Star In New Movie, I Am Legend

Will Smith may be one of the most popular celebrities of the moment, but the actor/rapper will find an audience of one at the end of the year for his new film, I Am Legend. The Francis Lawrence-directed action thriller stars Smith as Robert Neville, a brilliant scientist who becomes the last human survivor in… Read more »

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Chingy Working On New DTP Album; No Beef With Huey

St. Louis native Chingy recently reunited with Ludacris‘ Disturbing Tha Peace record label and the rapper is currently in the recording studio working on new material for his upcoming fourth album, tentatively titled Love It or Hate It. “It’s going to be more lyrical [and] have more serious topics,” Chingy told the Post Dispatch. “The… Read more »

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Keith Murray Sets Release Date For New Album

Def Squad member Keith Murray has announced a July 31 release date of his latest album, Rap-Murr-Phobia. Executive produced by Erick Sermon, Rap-Murr-Phobia, Murray’s fifth solo album will feature appearances by Tyrese, Method Man, Redman, and Junior. Murray’s clever album title, Rap-Murr-Phobia refers to a fear of what Sermon calls “real” Hip-Hop. The first single… Read more »

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