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Hip-Hop Infused Poker Television Show Coming To Television

Czar Entertainment, Premo Pictures and IMG Media announced the premiere of “Hip-Hop Hold’ Em,” a new weekley television series showcasing Hip-Hop artists competing in tournament-style poker challenges.“Over 60 million Americans play poker at least once a month, and a growing amount of young adults are driving this new trend,” said Tone Boots, executive producer, and… Read more »

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Hurricane Katrina Survivors, Activist Convene For One Year Anniversary

Survivors of Hurricane Katrina, community activists and elected officials still reflect, organize and plan action in the aftermath of the tragedy. In recognition of the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the catastrophe that devastated New Orleans and the surrounding Gulf region, writer/community activist Kevin Powell and other community forces will convene for an… Read more »

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Lil’ Kim’s Lawyer Says Copyright Lawsuit Filed By Jamaican Artist A Ploy For Money & Press

Rapper Lil’ Kim has become embroiled in another lawsuit shortly after being released from prison. In the suit, filed last week in Manhattan federal court, Tanya Stephens, a popular Jamaican reggae singer/songwriter, accuses the rapper (born Kimberly Jones) of stealing her lyrics for use on Lil’ Kim’s 2005 album The Naked Truth. The suit springs… Read more »

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Dirty Harry To Releases 2 New Mixtapes, Launches Radio Show

By Rodrigo Lopez DJ Dirty Harry has recently released Unforgiven, his latest mixtape offering and launched a Sirius Satellite radio show called Sudden Impact, which airs on Saturday afternoons. “It’s been a long time in the making,” Harry told AllHipHop.com about Unforgiven, which debuted last week, and his latest business ventures that include a radio… Read more »

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Diddy Talks Danity Kane, Outkast Race For #1

Bad Boy Entertainment’s R&B girl group Danity Kane could top the album charts next week with their self-titled debut album. The group’s album has sold over 100,000 units since its August 22 release and is projected to move over 200,000 copies by next week, making it one of the fastest selling albums in the U.S…. Read more »

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Rappers, Celebs Prep New Branded Spirits

Straight Up Brands, Inc. has announced various deals to produce wines and branded spirits in conjunction with Hip-Hop stars and nationally known celebrities.The three-year old company, headed by CEO David McCallen and president Vincent Viola, will produce five branded products that are developed by various celebrities along with leading vineyards, master blenders and world-class distillers.The… Read more »

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Pitbull Prepares Sophomore Album, Spanish Only Album

Miami rapper Pitbull is preparing to release his sophomore album El Mariel.The new release is named after the infamous Cuban boatlift that relocated almost 125,000 Cubanos to Florida. According to Pitbull, El Mariel will offer a political perspective from the rapper, who addresses the current state of his native Cuba, as well as the war… Read more »

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Eminem and Nike Hook Up to Release Limited Edition Air Max Shoes For Charity

Rapper Eminem has teamed up with Nike to create a limited edition run of the company’s Air Max series shoe.The effort will go towards raising money for the lyricist’s Marshall Mathers Foundation and ninemillion.org.Eminem will design limited-edition uppers of eight different shoes in the series, from the Air Max ’87 to Air Max 360. Sixty-four… Read more »

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New Project ‘DPG Eulogy’ Premiering On Cable

Daz Dillinger will chronicle the history of Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound on the small screen with his new documentary titled DPG Eulogy. The project, set to debut on September 1 on Pay-Per-View, Starz, Vongo.com, and Comcast, will highlight the prolific history of the careers of Daz, Snoop Dogg and the entire Dogg Pound… Read more »

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DJ Greg Street, DJ Kay Slay Connect Hip-Hop Scenes With ‘The Champions’

Atlanta’s V-103 DJ Greg Street has teamed with DJ Kay Slay to create The Champions: North Meets South, a new compilation album which hit stores August 22.The album’s first single "Can’t Stop The Reign 2006" features Miami Heat basketball star Shaquille O’Neal, Papoose and Bun B, with a remix added featuring Busta Rhymes. The video… Read more »

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