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Philadelphia Phillies Shortstop Jimmie Rollins Launches New Label, Making Business Moves

Jimmy Rollins may be a three-time all-star, but the Philadelphia Phillies shortstop is gearing up to lead a new team as the CEO of his new entertainment company Rollins Entertainment. The company, a subsidiary of Rollins’ recently formed umbrella company Bay Slugga’s Inc., has joined forces with Bigg Swoop and Bright Riley of Eyecon Music… Read more »

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Ludacris, Ludacris Foundation Awarded 2007 Spirit of Youth Award

Grammy Award winning rapper and accomplished actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his foundation, The Ludacris Foundation, are scheduled to receive the 2007 National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) “Spirit of Youth” award in Chicago this Nov., for their work and dedication in helping America’s youth. Ludacris recently won a Grammy for Best Rap Album for Release Therapy,… Read more »

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Project Pat Off Sony Records

Rapper Project Pat is now a free agent in the music world. Sources told AllHipHop.com that the Memphis, TN rapper, who is best known for his albums Ghetty Green and Mista Don’t Play: Everythangs Workin’, was released from Sony Records on Monday (Feb. 26). The move represents a turning point for Project Pat, who had… Read more »

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EA Announces Release of Def Jam: Icon, Russell’s Diamonds Gets Support From Celebs

Def Jam Interactive and EA Sports recently announced a March release date for the musically interactive street brawler fighting game, Def Jam: Icon. The game, which infuses Hip-Hop music, culture, and lifestyle into gameplay, is due for release in North America and Europe. Gamers live out the life of a Hip-Hop mogul who goes from… Read more »

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Attorneys Prepare For C-Murder Retrial

Attorneys for No Limit Records rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller will have another chance to prove their client’s innocence, as the rapper’s retrial for murder is scheduled to start today (Feb. 26) in New Orleans.Miller is accused of shooting and killing Steve Thomas, 16, at a nightclub in 2002 during an argument. After a controversial trial,… Read more »

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Ludacris’ Father Passes Away

Wayne Bridges, the father of Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, died from unknown causes early this morning (Feb. 25) in Atlanta, GA. Bridges died just two weeks after Ludacris won two Grammy Awards on Feb. 11, for Best Rap Album (Release Therapy) and Best Rap Song (“Money Maker.”) That night, he dedicated both wins to his father,… Read more »

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