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Lil’ Kim, DMC, DMX Host Children Uniting Nations Gala

Billboard and Children Uniting Nations (CUN) will come together on Oscar weekend to present the 8th Annual CUN Academy Awards celebration. The black tie event, which will be hosted by rapper Lil’ Kim, acknowledges the 2007 honorees for the “Inspiring Our Children to Dream Awards.” Beginning on Friday, February 23rd, Lil’ Kim and CUN founder,… Read more »

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Paul Wall Joins Hip-Hop Supporters For Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Saviour’s Day

With words of empowerment and a knack for finding peaceful resolutions to beefs among rappers, Minister Louis Farrakhan has become an inspirational force within the Hip-Hop community. So much so that Houston rhymesayer Paul Wall is voicing his appreciation for the revered leader. "From start to finish, the journey of Minister Farrakhan has been unbelievable…. Read more »

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Prosecutors Call Busta ‘Violent Predicate Felon,’ Rapper Rejects Plea Deal

Busta Rhymes rejected a plea bargain offered by prosecutors today (Feb. 20) in Manhattan Criminal Court. The rapper, who is facing two assault charges, is accused of kicking and punching former driver Edward Hatchett in a dispute over back pay on Dec. 26, 2006.He’s also accused of assaulting 19-year-old Robert Lebron, a fan who allegedly… Read more »

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Vanessa and Angela Simmons Debut Pastry Footwear

Young women will soon have a new line of shoes to seek out, with arrival of Vanessa and Angela Simmons’ new line of shoes, Pastry Footwear. The line will feature colorful, mid-priced athletic-inspired shoes and includes various style for young women. In addition, each shoe will have tube of lip gloss attached to it, with… Read more »

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Gillie Da Kid Freed After 10 Days In Jail

Philadelphia rapper Gillie Da Kid was released from prison on Friday (Feb. 16). The rapper was arrested on Feb. 6, after authorities searched two houses on Passmore Street in Philadelphia and found more than 89 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated street value of $404,000. Gillie and four associates were charged with conspiracy and possessing… Read more »

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