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Common, Bow Wow, Gap Celebrate ‘Holiday In Your Hood’

Clothing retailer Gap will launch their new television ad campaign with two :30 second commercials featuring rapper Common on November 16. Common and his daughter Omoya Lynn are featured in both of Gap’s “Holiday In Your Hood” commercials, which were directed by famed video director, Paul Hunter. Common also wrote an original song titled “Holiday… Read more »

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K-Fed Settles With Thomas Dolby, Britney Files For Divorce

Kevin “K-Fed” Federline has reached an agreement with musician Thomas Dolby after Dolby accused the rapper of copyright infringement. Federline made an undisclosed cash payment to Dolby as settlement for sampling the rocker’s hit “She Blinded Me With Science” in his song “America’s Most Wanted.” “I’m going to buy a new sailboat, find a quiet… Read more »

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Raekwon Acts In ‘Coaltion’

Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon will showcase his acting skills in Coalition, a movie that centers on how the New York construction industry is shaken down by minority non-union labor. Raekwon plays the role of Akey in the flick, which is described as a modern day On The Waterfront. Coalition is based on police trying to… Read more »

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Russell Simmons, Dr. Ben, Urge U.S. Citizens To Vote

The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) has called for all young adults ages 18-35 to vote today (Nov.7) in the Congressional elections for U.S. House of Representative and Senate seats. In 2004, HSAN established a voting initiative called “Hip-Hop Team Vote” to register, educate and mobilize millions of young adults to vote each years in… Read more »

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Katt Williams Busted In LA Airport

Katt Williams was arrested yesterday (Nov. 6) at the Los Angeles International Airport for allegedly carrying a stolen, concealed weapon. According to TMZ.com, Williams was arrested around 3 p.m. in Terminal 5 after being stopped at a security check point. The unknown, concealed weapon was allegedly found in the popular comedians carry-on luggage. The LAPD… Read more »

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Lil’ Jon, DJ Paul Talk ‘Act A Fool’

Producers/rappers Lil’ Jon and Three 6 Mafia have teamed up to release “Act a Fool,” the latest single from Lil’ Jon’s upcoming album Crunk Rock. According to Jon, the song is reminiscent of the Beastie Boys’ 1986 hit single, “Fight for your Right to Party,” and the Internet will play a vital role in promoting… Read more »

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Game: “I Leaked My Album”

The mystery surrounding the cause of recent leaks of the Game’s new album, Doctor’s Advocate, has been solved, thanks to the rapper himself. The Game, real name Jayceon Taylor, admitted to releasing a clean version of his upcoming release in an overt strategic move. “I already leaked my album,” Game revealed to AllHipHop.com. “I already… Read more »

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