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Eminem Accuser Arrested on Misdemeanor Charges

A 23-year-old man who accused rapper Eminem of stealing his lyrics has been arrested on three misdemeanor charges. Somerset Borough police charged Shawn Steven Baker Thursday (May 25) with harassment, making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct after he left 12 threatening messages over the past three months with the Somerset County district attorney’s office and… Read more »

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British Rapper MIA Denied Entry Into U.S.

British rapper MIA was reportedly refused a visa by American immigration officials due to the political content of her lyrics. MIA’s lyrics are said to support the Sri Lankan political group Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan armed forces. The rapper, born Maya Arulpragasa, was planning to visit the United States to work on her… Read more »

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Former Editor-In Chief Of The Source Jailed

Dasun Allah, the former Editor-In-Chief of The Source magazine, was jailed yesterday for six months after being convicted of striking two people with a satchel filled with gravel earlier in January. According to the New York Post, Manhattan prosecutors charged that Allah, whose real name is David Blanks, hit a pair of strangers with the… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco’s Debut Gets Pushed Back

Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor has been pushed back from its June 27 release date, a result of an early leak of the freshman debut. The highly-anticipated album was leaked to the Internet over a month ago to the ire of the artist and Atlantic Records. A representative for the label confirmed that Lupe has… Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS: Rapper Beanie Sigel Shot

Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel was shot this morning (May 25) on a South Philadelphia street. While details are still being confirmed, sources told AllHipHop.com that Sigel was shot in a robbery attempt. Police said shortly after 8:00 am, 5 men in two vehicles boxed the rapper in and that a man with a beard, jeans… Read more »

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Diddy Producing Untitled Dance Series For MTV

MTV announced an agreement today (May 24) to produce a pilot for an untitled dance competition series produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs, producer of the successful Making the Band series that airs on the music network. According to reports, Combs’ untitled show will focus on street dancers from around the country. Combs announced a first-look… Read more »

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Mitchy Slick, DJ Quik Launch Tour

West Coast rapper/producer DJ Quik will hit the road this summer for a nationwide tour beginning June 3 in Park City, Utah. Quik will be accompanied by Strong Arm Steady Crew member Mitchy Slick. The tour comes as Slick gears up for the release of his sophomore album Urban Survival Syndrome, which features appearances from… Read more »

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Smack DVD Magazine Prepares First National Release

Smack DVD Magazine is planning their first release since entering into a distribution deal with Koch Records last. Smack The Album: Vol. 1 features new, exclusive music from DMX, Young Jeezy, Fat Joe, Bun B, B.G., Juvenile, Maino and Stack Bundles among others. The DVD segment includes videos, performances and interviews from Paul Wall, Mike… Read more »

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The Game Arrested In LA Suburb

Rapper The Game was arrested this past Saturday (May 20) in Burbank, Calif., and charged with possession of a dangerous weapon after police pulled his vehicle over in the suburb of Los Angeles. The Compton, California-bred rapper, born Jayceon Taylor, was detained around 9 p.m. Sources told AllHipHop.com that Game was pulled over for having… Read more »

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Soundtrack To Dolemite Reissued On CD

The soundtrack to the cult classic film Dolemite is being reissued by Relapse Records for the first time on CD. Representatives for Relapse told AllHipHop.com that the reissue will contain rare and exclusive bonus tracks, radio ads from the film and the sequel, a 28-page-booklet written by Moore’s biographer Mark Jason, and never before seen… Read more »

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