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The Game Denies Impersonating A Police Officer

Rap star Jayceon “The Game” Taylor was arrested in New York on Thursday (Nov. 16) and charged with impersonating an undercover police officer. In what is shaping up to be a bizarre incident, police claim the rapper ordered a cab driver to run several traffic lights, because he was an undercover police officer. “This is… Read more »

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Bobby Valentino Adopts Senior Citizens In Atlanta

Disturbing Tha Peace’s resident R&B singer Bobby Valentino has caught the holiday spirit and recently adopted 15 senior citizens and their families in his hometown of Atlanta, GA. On Dec. 1, the crooner will deliver a truckload of turkeys and vegetable baskets to the families at the Harriet E. Darnell Multipurpose Center in Atlanta. The… Read more »

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No Mobb Deep/ 50 Cent Beef

There have been rumors in fierce circulation about mounting tension between 50 Cent and Havoc of Mobb Deep. The rumors are greatly exaggerated as they don’t exist between the G-Unit mogul and the accomplished producer. The banter is rooted in Havoc’s production with artists like Sean "Diddy" Combs, who once had beef with 50 Cent…. Read more »

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DMC, DMX Celebrate ‘Day Of The Child’

Hip-Hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels of Run-DMC and rapper DMX are among the performers at this year’s Day of the Child celebration tomorrow (Nov. 18) at Chelsea Piers in New York. Presented by New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services and Children Uniting Nations, the Day of the Child is described as the community’s way… Read more »

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Jay-Z Records Diss To Jim Jones

Jay-Z has lashed out at rapper Jim Jones in a freestyle rap called "Brooklyn High," a song that plays upon Jim Jones’ hit "We Fly High."Jim Jones has public berated the Def Jam president in published word and songs like "Kingdom Done," which features former Roc-A-Fella co-owner Dame Dash. In the "Brooklyn High," Jay says,… Read more »

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Mos Def Court Date Pushed Back

A court date for rapper Mos Def, born Dante Smith, was postponed yesterday by a New York court reportedly due to the rapper’s schedule.In August, Mos Def and others were arrested for performing his controversial song "Katrina Clap" outside of the MTV Video Music Awards. The rapper was subsequently charged for disorderly conduct. "Katrina Clap"… Read more »

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Jim Jones, Dipset Prep ‘A Dipset Christmas’

Dipset rapper Jim Jones is celebrating the holiday season with another new album, A Dipset X-Mas.The specially-priced album hits stores on Dec. 5 and will feature Jones and his Dipset cohorts on songs like "Have A Happy Christmas," "Wish List, ""Ballin’ On Xmas," and "If Everyday Was Xmas"The ten-track release also features unreleased material including… Read more »

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Fat Joe, The Game Show Hip-Hop Unity In New York

South Bronx, NY rapper Fat Joe and Compton, CA rapper The Game took steps toward ending any residual tension between the East and West coasts on Tuesday (Nov. 14), at the Virgin Megastore in New York. The rappers represent the South Bronx and Compton, two Hip-Hop epicenters that feuded during the 1990’s, touching off the… Read more »

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Stephen Hill Talks BET Hip-Hop Awards

Viewers tuning into tonight’s broadcast of the BET Hip-Hop Awards will have something to talk about, according to top BET executive Stephen Hill. The inaugural awards show, hosted by comedian Katt Williams, was held Nov. 12 in Atlanta, and honored the best in Hip-Hop with nominees hailing from various regions. “I felt great about the… Read more »

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Irv Gotti Officially Signs Vanessa Carlton

The Inc. founder Irv Gotti continues to rebuild his musical empire with the signing of singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton, the first new artist on the label since Gotti entered into a joint venture with Universal Motown Records. The classically-trained musician hit the pop charts in 2002 with her debut, Be Not Nobody, which yielded the Top… Read more »

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