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Gillie Da Kid Arrested For Running Drug Houses

Philadelphia born rapper Gillie Da Kid was arrested on Tuesday (Feb. 6), after authorities learned he was allegedly running two drug houses. Gillie and five associates were arrested, after authorities received a tip and searched the houses on Passmore Street in Philadelphia. Police confiscated 89 pounds of marijuana worth $404,000. All five were charged with… Read more »

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News Feature: J. Prince, Authors, Activists, Urge Youth to Strap Up for Black AIDS Day

Days after being honored for giving back to the community by the city of Houston, James “J. Prince” Prince is leading the charge to educate youth about the importance of HIV education, prevention and testing. The Rap-A-Lot Records and Prince Complex CEO has partnered with the Pink Rose Organization, Special Treasures, The African-American State of… Read more »

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N.O.R.E. Splits With Def Jam

Rapper N.O.R.E. has confirmed with AllHipHop.com that he has severed his ties with Def Jam and will no longer record for the label. The tumultuous relationship was marked by a studio album that was never released and in the past, N.O.R.E. voiced his displeasure about the lack of promotional support of his previous projects, including… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri Appointed President of Island Records New Urban Music Division

Rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri has been appointed President of Island Records Urban Music, a new division of the Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ). Dupri, who vacated his position as President of Urban Music at Virgin Records in Oct. 2006, will now oversee Island’s entire urban music operation. Additionally, he will produce artists on IDJ and the… Read more »

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Rappers, Athletes Raising Funds For MLK Memorial

As Black History Month kicks into full swing, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation has issued a nationwide challenge to raise funding for the memorial to $80 Million. With current fundraising donations totaling $77 million, the foundation is challenging corporations, foundations and individuals to raise an additional $3 million during the month of… Read more »

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Remy Ma Working On Reality Show, New Albums

Bronx bred rapper Remy Ma recently revealed that she will star in her own untitled reality show, which will hit screens before the end of 2007. Remy remained tightlipped about the untitled television show, which will hit the small screen before the end of 2007. “Right I’m just in the process of getting my build… Read more »

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Rick Rubin Offered Top Spot At Columbia

Super producer Rick Rubin, founder of Def Jam Records, has been offered a job as co-chairman of Columbia Records, according to an article published today (Feb. 5) in the New York Times. Rubin, 44, is acclaimed for his work with major artists such as LL Cool J, Run DMC, Beastie Boys and even Johnny Cash.His… Read more »

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