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MC Rove Criticized by PETA

Karl Rove may want to pick his rhymes more carefully the next time he grabs the mic. MSNBC reports the Deputy White House Chief of Staff, who recently debuted his rap alias MC Rove, has come under fire from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), for his impromptu rap performance at the 63rd… Read more »

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Field Mob Member Shawn J. Arrested

Field Mob member Shawn J. was arrested last week and charged with carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest. Shawn J., born Shawn Timothy Johnson, was arrested by officers from the Jacksonville Sheriff Department on Mar. 27 and charged with carrying a concealed fire arm, which is a felony. The 28-year-old rapper is not eligible… Read more »

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Councilman Charles Barron Denounce Tony Yayo’s Alleged Assault Of 14-Year-Old

The Rev. Al Sharpton joined a group of people today (Apr. 2) who spoke out about an incident involving the son of Czar Entertainment founder Jimmy "Henchmen" Rosemond and G-Unit member Tony Yayo.According to reports, Yayo, allegedly backhanded the 14-year-old boy for wearing a Czar Entertainment T-shirt and shouted curse words towards the company on… Read more »

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US Automakers Turn To Hip-Hop; Funk Flex Releasing Ford Expedition, Jay-Z Blue On The Way

The relationship between Ford and Hot 97 on air personality Funkmaster Flex continues to flourish, as the two prepare to unveil their newest creation, the 2008 Ford Expedition Funkmaster Flex edition.The full-sized limited edition production SUV includes a variety of features such as a 3D Carbon body kit with custom front/rear fascia and side skirts,… Read more »

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50 Cent Addresses Tony Yayo Altercation; Russell Simmons Not Involved In Rally

Ever since the Mar. 20 incident involving G-Unit rapper Tony Yayo and the 14-year-old son of Jimmy “Henchmen” Rosemond, rumors have swarmed over whether or not rapper 50-Cent was involved in the incident.Representatives immediately released statements denouncing the rapper’s involvement in the assault, but up until now 50 Cent has remained silent on the situation."As… Read more »

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Hi-Tek Judges Scion Unsigned Emcee Competition

Hip-Hop producer Hi-Tek will be among an all-star panel of judges looking for the next big rapper at this year’s Scion Unsigned Emcee competition. The contest, which begins April 9, offers independent rappers an opportunity to be seen and heard through a marketing push. Contestants can submit demos to be judged by the Hi-Tek as… Read more »

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