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C-Murder Trial Postponed, Gag Order Eased

The murder trial of New Orleans rapper Corey “C-Murder” Miller was postponed, due to numerous pending pretrial motions. Miller was slated to go on trial on Monday (Feb. 28), but after a closed meeting with attorneys for both sides, Judge Martha Sassone postponed the trial and a new date has not yet been set. Miller… Read more »

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Midi Mafia Lending Support and Beats for New Deemi Album

Platinum production team Midi Mafia is spreading its wings beyond the rap circle with new R&B singer Deemi. The production duo is crafting beats for the Brooklyn-based songstress’ forthcoming debut release Soundtrack of My Life, which hits stores on Dangerous LLC/Family Ties Entertainment. The video for the album’s title track, which is also the lead… Read more »

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Timbaland To Host Fundraiser For Hillary Clinton

Rapper Timbaland is planning to host a fundraiser for Former First Lady and Presidential hopeful, Hillary Rodham Clinton this month in Miami, FL. According to The Miami Herald, Timbaland will host the fundraiser on Mar. 31, the last day of the first-quarter fund-raising period for Presidential candidates. Former United States President Bill Clinton is also… Read more »

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Chopper Stands Trial on Assault Charges, Wanted in Maryland

Former Bad Boy Entertainment rapper Chopper is slated to appear in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday (March 6), the result of assault charges leveled against him. The court appearance stems from Chopper’s recent arrest in Gwinett County Ga. for an incident involving his girlfriend. According to sources, the girlfriend called her sister after arguing with Chopper… Read more »

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Saigon Pleads Not Guilty To Harassing Ex-Girlfriend

Rapper/actor Saigon appeared in Clarkstown Justice Center in New City, New York yesterday (Feb. 28) and pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, stemming from an incident in Dec. 2006.In a complaint filed with Clarkstown police, Saigon, 26, is accused of pouring a beer over the head and face of… Read more »

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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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