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Wyclef Jean Announces Yele Haiti, KATA Partnership During Capitol Hill Appearance

In his continuing quest to bring awareness and aid to his native Haiti, Fugees member Wyclef Jean announced a new alliance between his Yele Haiti organization and the KATA (Konbit Ak Tet Ansanm) job creation initiative, a USAID-funded program implemented by CHF International.The news came during a hearing Tuesday (March 13) on Capital Hill about… Read more »

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The Core DJ’s Congregate For Retreat

This week, DJ’s from across the country will flock to Miami for The Core DJ’s Retreat, an event that is recognized as one of the premier events for DJ’s. Presented by Atlantic Records, The Core DJ’s Retreat is taking place from March 14-March 17 and will include a number of daily events for participants. Events… Read more »

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NYC Grassroots Organizations, Elected Officials Prepare Response For Sean Bell Decision

As a Queens, New York grand jury prepares to hand down a decision for the five police officers accused of murdering Sean Bell, a coalition of New York City-based grassroots organizations are coming together to demand justice in the aftermath of the fatal shooting.The effort is being spearheaded by Peoples’ Justice, a NYC group comprised… Read more »

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Guru Preps Jazzmatazz Vol. 4 On New Label

Veteran MC Guru and new partner and producer Solar are planning the release of Jazzmatazz Vol. 4: The Hip-Hop Jazz Messenger: Back To The Future on their own label, 7 Grand Records. The fourth installment of Guru’s Jazzmatazz series features heavyweights like Bob James, David Sanborn, Common, Blackalicious, Slum Village, Kem, Bobby Valentino, Damian Marley,… Read more »

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