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AHH Stray News: Tuf America Vs. The Roc, Kim’s Twins Arrested, Lil’ Kim & Big Brother, Che

Tuf America has filed a lawsuit against Roc-A-Fella Records, claiming the label illegally used a sample of Trouble Funk’s 1982 song "Let’s Get Small." The lawsuit, which was filed in Manhattan Federal Court, claims the group incorporated a portion of the often sampled record "Let’s Get Small" on the song "Criminal Background," taken from State… Read more »

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Police Nab Sean Price Concertgoer Through YouTube

A man believed to have committed murder after attending a concert by Boot Camp Click member Sean Price has surrendered to Canadian police.Reuters reports that authorities used the popular web site YouTube to help find George Gallow, a 24-year-old Hamilton resident who is seen in a video posted on the site arriving at a local… Read more »

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DJ Carl Blaze Dies

DJ Carl Blaze, a popular New York DJ, has died from wounds sustained after being shot multiple times earlier this month. Blaze, who played nights on New York’s Power 105.1, was shot 13 times on December 7 and was expected to live if he could survive the initial days following the attack. Déjà Vu, an… Read more »

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Steve Rifkind Talks Wu-Tang Clan Album, New Deal

Five years after the release of their last album, Iron Flag, Wu-Tang Clan has reunited for their long awaited follow-up by signing a new record deal with the man credited for bringing them to the masses.Steve Rifkind, CEO of SRC Records, announced the acquisition of the Staten Island collective this week in a video on… Read more »

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Nas’ Ex Carmen Bryan Hit With Plagiarism Lawsuit

While rapper Nas is riding a wave of success with his new album Hip-Hop Is Dead, the rapper’s former girlfriend Carmen Bryan has been hit with a lawsuit over her salacious, tell-all book It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal–a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All.In a lawsuit filed in Columbus,… Read more »

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Too Short and E-40 Celebrate Holidays with Youth UpRising Members

West Coast rap fixtures Too Short and E-40 are creating Christmas memories for East Oakland, CA. youth through their involvement with Youth UpRising’s (YU) second annual end-of-session holiday party and showcase.The rappers will co-sponsor the gathering, which will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 22) at Youth Uprising, 8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. Activities include… Read more »

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Tyrese / Black Ty Working On New Album

Anybody that thought rapper Black-Ty was leaving the game after one album is sadly mistaken. Ty, the Hip-Hop alter ego of singer/actor Tyrese, is already working on the follow-up of his debut alter ego, titled Black Rose, after the recent release of Alter Ego. “I’m already workin on my new Black Ty album [and I’m]… Read more »

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