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Hip-Hop, Fashion Collide In New York

The worlds of Hip-Hop and fashion collided this week in New York during two annual events presented by television network BET and New York radio station Hot 97. Last night (Mar. 8), Hot 97 presented the fourth annual Full Frontal Fashion Show at New York’s Manhattan Center that included performances from rappers Rich Boy and… Read more »

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Lil’ Jon, Rhymefest Talk Collaboration, New Album

Chicago rapper Rhymefest is hooking up with an unlikely source for his new album El Che. The lyricist has recruited “crunk specialist” and producer Lil’ Jon to craft beats for the project, a move sparked by a recent meeting with fellow Chi-town representative Kanye West. After considering possible producers for the task, Rhymefest found his… Read more »

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Funk Master Flex Car Show Returns

Funk Master Flex’s popular Custom Car and Bike Show Tour has returned and is slated to feature some of the hottest artists in music alongside custom cars and bikes from around the world. The tour, which kicks off tomorrow (Mar. 9) in Toronto, will also feature expositions from the International Sneaker Battle, showcasing the collections… Read more »

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Alchemist Preps New Album

From his birthplace of Beverly Hills, CA to the streets of Queensbridge, NY, producer Alchemist has steadily infiltrated the Hip-Hop community with his gritty beats and production techniques. This year, both Alchemist and Prodigy of Mobb Deep plan on releasing albums simultaneously. Alchemist’s new untitled album is scheduled to follow Prodigy’s release of Return Of… Read more »

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Providence, RI Allows Jim Jones Performance, Show Almost Canceled Due To Security Concerns

The city of Providence, RI approved a license yesterday (Mar. 7), allowing The Street Dreams Tour to take place at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center this month, despite warnings from police that Jim Jones’ affiliation with the Bloods street gang could cause trouble. The tour, which kicked off Saturday in Charlotte, NC, features Jones, as well… Read more »

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Carmelo Anthony, La La Parents Of Newborn Boy

Denver Nuggets player Carmelo Anthony and MTV Veejay Alani “La La” Vazquez welcomed the arrival of their son, Kiyan, at 1:35 p.m. today (Mar. 7) at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado.Kiyan weighed in at 5 lbs., 9 oz and was 18 inches long. Sources told AllHipHop.com that Vasquez is resting comfortably with… Read more »

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Announce April Release Date for ‘Strength And Loyalty’

Multi-platinum recording artists Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have announced a release date of Apr. 17 for Strength and Loyalty, their first studio album under Swizz Beatz’ Full Surface.Interscope imprint.For their major-label return, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony members, Layzie Bone, Wish Bone, and Krayzie Bone, have enlisted Swizz Beatz, Jermaine Dupri, will.I.am, and Neo Da Matrix for production while artists… Read more »

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Pras Stars In New Movies, Planning New Solo Album

Fugee’s group member Pras Michel has inked a deal with Artists International Management and will release and executive produce a number of upcoming projects, including a new album. Pras, who is known for his role as one-third of the best-selling Hip-Hop group the Fugee’s, has molded himself into a triple threat focusing on music, acting,… Read more »

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Reps For Kanye Deny Reports Of Transatlantic Meal

A Cardiff, Wales based restaurant that is preparing an expensive meal for rapper Kanye West and then flying it to New York may be steamed, as representatives for the rapper have revealed there was never any plans for West to dine on fine cuisine. Reps for West dismissed reports that a music promotion company paid… Read more »

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New Book ‘Check The Technique’ Reveals Never Before Told Hip-Hop Stories

Hip-Hop journalist Brian Coleman is set to release his second book, Check The Technique: Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies, this summer under Random House/Villard Publishing.Check The Technique is the follow-up to Coleman’s first book, the widely acclaimed “Rakim Told Me: Hip-Hop Wax Facts, Straight From the Original Artists.”Written for Hip-Hop artists, industry professionals and fans… Read more »

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