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Diddy, Sean John Aim To Stamp Out Fake Clothing In Canada

Sean "Diddy" Combs is firing the first shot in a war against those selling counterfeit versions of his Sean John Canada clothing line.On Tuesday (Dec. 5), the company launched "Don’t Buy a Lie," an anti-counterfeit campaign designed to promote and generate awareness about the country’s counterfeiting issues through an alliance with Canadian media, celebrities, retailers… Read more »

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ESPN Explores Muhammad Ali’s Connection To Rap Music

In a new documentary, cable network ESPN explores the theory that boxing legend Muhammad Ali unknowingly invented rap music in a new original program entitled, Ali Rap. Hosted by Public Enemy front man Chuck D, the documentary attempts to hypothesize that Ali invented rap by closely examines the relationship between the famed boxer and Hip-Hop…. Read more »

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Russell Simmons Hopes To Change The Negative View Of Africa’s Diamond Industry

The Simmons Jewelry Company introduced a plan Tuesday (Dec. 5) in New York, to empower African communities where diamonds are a natural resource. Simmons announced the establishment of the Diamond Empowerment Fund, hours after returning from a nine day mission exploring the diamond industries of South Africa, and Botswana. “I have witnessed…that diamonds can be… Read more »

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DJ Whoo Kid Launches Pow! Magazine

Budding entrepreneur and acclaimed mix-tape DJ Whoo Kid seeks to expand his growing media empire with his latest venture, POW! Magazine. POW!, which borrows its name from a run of successful mixtapes DJ Whoo Kid released, is set to premier this Christmas with the inaugural issue dubbed “Hip Hop vs. Hollywood,” featuring Mobb Deep and… Read more »

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G-Unit Not Dropped From Interscope

Recent rumors have swirled that G-Unit Records might be dropped from the Interscope Records roster, but a representative from the label flatly denied that such gossip was true.While nothing is certain, the rumors appear to originate from a recent appearance by 50 Cent on Shade 45 with DJ Whoo Kid. In the interview, the pair… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg’s Arraignment Delayed Today

Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus appeared in court today (Dec. 4) to answer charges of carrying a 20-inch collapsible baton in his luggage at John Wayne Airport in September. The rapper was flanked by security guards and his lawyer Donald Etra when he appeared in court for less than an hour. A judge postponed Snoop’s arraignment… Read more »

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