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G-Unity Foundation Awards $70,000 Grant to Area Youth

The Summer Stars Camp for the Performing Arts will get 50 new attendees, courtesy of rapper 50 Cent and his G-Unity Foundation.The foundation, which provides grants to nonprofit organizations that focus on improving the quality of life for low-income and under served communities, awarded a $70,000 grant to youth from Jamaica, Queens and surrounding areas… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri, Mariah Carey Top 2006 Billboard Awards

Producer and songwriter Jermaine Dupri’s took home Top Songwriter and Top Producer at the 2006 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held in his hometown of Atlanta, GA on Friday (Sept. 8).Dupri, CEO of So So Def, won in the Top Songwriter category, beating out Johnta Austin, R. Kelly and Scott Storch. Dupri also bested Mr. Collipark, Bryan-Michael… Read more »

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Aphilliates Music Group Inks Deal With Asylum

Asylum Records has announced a partnership with Atlanta-based Aphilliates Music Group, the label founded by DJ Drama, DJ Sense and Don Cannon, with Lason Jackson acting as President. As part of the agreement, Asylum will provide marketing, distribution and sales services to Aphilliates Music Group, which was launched in 2003."We are excited to work with… Read more »

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Bone Crusher Stomps Into Rock, Sheds Pounds

While many fans recognize heavyweight rapper Bone Crusher from his hit single "Neva Scared" and his starring role in the latest season of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club 4 reality series, the Atlanta-bred MC is hoping to find new success in the rock world.Bone Crusher, born Wayne Hardnett, recently assembled a group of musicians to form… Read more »

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50 Cent Arrested In Manhattan For Bad Driving

50 Cent was arrested Friday afternoon in Midtown Manhattan. Officers pulled him over near the Penninsula Hotel around 2 p.m., for allegedly driving his Lamborghini erratically. 50, born Curtis Jackson, was arrested for allegedly refusing to produce his drivers license. He was issued four traffic tickets including unsafe lane change, no plates, driving without insurance… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Heading To Nigeria To Celebrate Nation’s Independence From Britian

Snoop Dogg will help Nigeria celebrate its independence by participating in the first annual This Day Music Festival.Taking place on Oct. 7 and 8 in Lagos, Nigeria, the two-day event will commemorate the 46th Anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence from Britain.The festival will be marked with a series of activities and concerts aimed at promoting the… Read more »

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Exclusive: 50 Cent, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Declare ‘Cease Fire’

50 Cent and Sean "Diddy" Combs ended their feud Wednesday after mutual acquaintances of the two moguls persuaded them to end their beef, official sources said.Sources close to the negotiations told AllHipHop.com that the two spoke in person last night (Sept. 6) about their verbal jabs at each other on upcoming albums and mixtapes."We are… Read more »

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B-Boy Game Coming To PlayStation

Video game giant PlayStation is expanding its relationship with hip-hop culture with the release of B-Boy, a new video game influenced by the company’s sponsorship of the annual UK B-Boy Championships.The game, developed by FreeStyleGames in collaboration with Rock Steady Crew member Crazy Legs and DJ Hooch, will also feature scenes from the championships as… Read more »

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