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D-Block Opens Car Wash/Detail Center

Yonkers, New York-based rap crew D-Block will give back to their hometown community this Saturday (Oct. 21) when the group launches their latest venture, the D-Block Shell Car Wash/Detail Center. The grand opening will feature performances by various artists. The new flagship business is a partnership between D-Block and New York entrepreneur Sammy “Sasso” El… Read more »

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Source Co-Founders Launch Hip Hop Weekly

Amid an ongoing sexual harassment trial against The Source, the magazine’s ousted co-founders Dave Mays and Raymond “Benzino” Scott have officially resurfaced with their new magazine, Hip-Hop Weekly. The publication, which launched today (Oct. 16), is designed to provide readers with “an informative and entertaining treat on every page, giving you the hottest pictures and… Read more »

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Kanye West, Steve Stoute, Sylvia Rhone Among HSAN Action Awards Recipients

Producer/rapper Kanye West will be recognized for his charitable contributions at this year’s Action Awards, an exclusive fundraiser/dinner that supports the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network’s work in utilizing the power of Hip-Hop for social change. Other award recipients include Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Debra Lee and BET Networks, Steve Stoute, HSAN co-chairmen Russell Simmons and Dr…. Read more »

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St. Lunatic Rapper Ali Tasered By Police Officer

St. Lunatic member Ali was arrested over the weekend for minor traffic violations and during the arrest, the rapper claims police brutalized him by stunning him almost 50 times with a 50,000 volt taser gun. Ali, born Ali Jones, was pulled over Saturday (Oct. 14) afternoon in Hazelwood, Missouri, for driving his Chevy Corvette with… Read more »

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Young Dro Plots First Major Tour

Atlanta rapper Young Dro will soon be shoulder-leaning around the country, as he plots his first major tour in support of his Atlantic Records debut Best Thang Smokin’. The colorful rapper is set to hit the road this fall for a major U.S. tour with labelmate T.I. The arena trek will kick off Oct. 27… Read more »

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J. Prince Denies Michael ‘Harry-O’ Harris’ Claims Of Owning Interest In Rap-A-Lot

Rap-A-Lot CEO James "J. Prince" Prince has denied that the legendary Houston-based label is co-owned by convicted drug kingpin Michael "Harry-O" Harris.Prince did not attend a hearing in Los Angeles today (Oct. 12) relating to the matter but he and his attorney offered up a challenge to settle Harris and his attorney Steve Golderg’s claims… Read more »

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