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Lil’ Wayne Banned From Morgan State For Money Tossing Incident

Lil’ Wayne has been barred from performing at Morgan State University and may face criminal charges, after a homecoming concert went awry when the rapper’s entourage threw money into the crowd.The sold-out concert took place at Hill Field House during the university’s homecoming concert on Thursday (Oct. 19), which also featured Busta Rhymes. During Lil’… Read more »

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Ras Kass Drops New Diss Single Aimed At Game

The feud between West coast rappers The Game and Ras Kass rages on, as a new diss track by Ras Kass titled "Gayme Over" has been released.On "Gayme Over," Ras Kass takes shots at The Game’s credibility, the rapper’s sexuality and his appearance on the dating show Change of Heart.The song features Ras Kass berating… Read more »

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Fabolous Shooter Caught On Tape

According to police, friends of Fabolous were caught on camera snatching a $50,000 chain off the neck of Boston Celtic basketball player Sebastian Telfair. The same video also captured the gunman who shot the rapper fleeing the scene early Tuesday (Oct. 17) in front of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ Justin’s restaurant in New York. According to… Read more »

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New Clipse Album Finally Surfaces Nov. 28

Rap fans can finally begin the official countdown to the highly-anticipated sophomore album from The Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury.The Virginia-based pair will release the much-delayed project on Nov. 28, a date that was prompted by Clipse supporters."The moving up of the date is purely off the demand of the consumer and the Clipse fan,"… Read more »

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Rappers, Executives Gather At Latin Rap Conference

The Fourth Annual Latin Rap Conference took place last week in New York City.Latin MCs, producers, marketing firms, radio stations, and label execs joined forces Oct. 12-13 for the two-day Latin Rap Conference, which focused on strengthening the rapidly growing Latin Hip-Hop, urban, and reggaeton communities."My main goal was just to try bring the Latin… Read more »

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Rhymefest Talks Hip-Hop with Tory Party Leader

Chicago lyricist Rhymefest found common ground Thursday (Oct. 19) while acting as a goodwill Hip-Hop ambassador during his overseas visit with Tory Party leader David Cameron.In addition to discussing Cameron’s concerns over violent rap lyrics, the London Metro Times reports that Rhymefest treated the British politician to a performance in his House of Commons office… Read more »

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Fabolous Hit With Multiple Weapons Charges, Investigated In Robbery Of Boston Celtic

Fabolous and three men have been hit with multiple weapons charges, after an early morning shooting in a parking garage near Sean "Diddy" Combs’ Justin’s restaurant on Tuesday (Oct. 17).Fabolous, born John Jackson, 28, Rascharm Davis, 29, Percell German, 23 and Kevin Bess, 18, were each charged with five counts of criminal possession of a… Read more »

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Rapper Slick Rick Facing Deportation Again

Rapper Slick Rick has enlisted the aid of Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop Summit Action Network to help prevent him from being deported from the United States. The organization will hold a press conference Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. in front of the Federal Court Building in New York. Slick Rick (born Richard Walters), 41, served five… Read more »

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M1, R.E.A.C. Hip-Hop Extend Public Invitation to FCC Town Hall Meeting

Dead prez rapper M1 and R.E.A.C. Hip-Hop (Representing Education, Activism and Community through Hip Hop) will address members of the FCC at a town hall meeting/public hearing Thursday (Oct. 19) on diversity and ownership of the media.Those slated to attend the gathering include FCC Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein, community leaders, media representatives and… Read more »

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Steve Rifkind Jumps Into Reggaeton With New Label

Steve Rifkind, CEO of SRC Records, has signed a distribution deal with Miami-based Coalition Music Group in an effort to work more closely with rising reggaeton artists.The deal, announced today (Oct. 18), will allow SRC/Universal to draw upon a broader range of music, specifically Coalition Music Group’s specialty,reggaeton.According to the New York Daily News, the… Read more »

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