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Rock The Bells Hip-Hop Festival Gears Up For U.S. Tour

The 2007 “Rock the Bells” Hip-Hop Festival is gearing up to hit major US cities this summer, featuring Wu-Tang Clan, Nas and Rage Against the Machine as headliners.Rock the Bells, hosted by Supernatural, Rahzel and DJ Hi-Tek, is a concert-style festival known for “representing, respecting and recognizing the very best and brightest talent who create… Read more »

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Eazy-E’s Daughter Plans Album, Celebrates Father’s Life on Anniversary Of His Death

Eazy-E’s daughter and recent MTV My Super Sweet Sixteen star is preparing to drop an album toward the end of the year, the budding rapper told AllHipHop.com.Erin Bria Wright, called “E.B.”, will drop her first solo album on EazyStreet Entertainment. Her sound, she says, is not necessarily like her father’s, but influences of him can… Read more »

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Doug E. Fresh, Consequence, Melyssa Ford On Board Howard U’s 2nd Annual Hip-Hop Symposium

Pioneering rapper Doug E. Fresh will deliver the keynote address at Howard University’s 2nd Annual Hip-Hop and Higher Education Symposium, which takes place on campus this Friday (Mar. 30). This year’s theme is "Hip-Hop for the 21st Century: Bridging the Gap Between the Academy, the Industry and Underground Hip-Hop." The event, which is free and… Read more »

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Eminem, Kim Agree In Court To Stop Negative Comments

Eminem and his ex-wife Kim Mathers reached an agreement in court today (Mar. 26) to not criticize each other in public for the sake of their daughter, 11-year-old Hailie. According to the AP, both sides agreed that making slanderous comments in the media would eventually have an adverse reaction on their daughter. Eminem filed the… Read more »

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Rapper DG Yola Shot In The Face

Atlantic Records rapper DG Yola was shot in the face early Saturday morning in a robbery attempt-turned-attempted murder. While in his native Atlanta, the 21-year-old rapper was stationary in his car at a red light when somebody shot him, reps for Atlantic Records said. The representatives for the rapper didn’t indicate what the criminals were… Read more »

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Update: Tony Yayo Arrested For Assault of Teen

Tony Yayo has been arrested, as the 14-year-old son of a music industry rival is charging the rapper assaulted him. Yayo, born Marvin Bernard, and other members affiliated with G-Unit Records have been detained by New York authorities for their connection to the assault of Jimmy "Henchmen" Rosemond’s 14-year-old son. Yayo was with an entourage… Read more »

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