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AHH Stray News: Police Fear Revenge In TI Shooting, Whoo Kid, Ice-T, Chaka Khan

In an attempt to thwart a violent retaliation, Cincinnati police have increased their patrols and undercover officers’ work, after a shooting that killed one person and hurt three members of Atlanta rapper T.I.’s entourage. The extra security measures were taken after detectives received several credible tips that retaliation was planned. Lt. Col. James Whalen reported… Read more »

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Source Founder Dave Mays Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Majority Stake In Mag To Hit Auction Block

The Source Magazine’s founder and former CEO Dave Mays has filed for bankruptcy protection, temporarily halting an auction sale of his stock in the Hip-Hop publication. The auction of his share was halted for a second time in light of Mays’ declaration of bankruptcy yesterday morning (May 4). Mays lost control of the magazine after… Read more »

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Emmis Radio Vows To Fight Hot 97 Eviction

Emmis Radio, the parent company of New York’s Hot 97 (WQHT) FM, went to court Friday (May 5) in attempts to block the station’s eviction. Emmis filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit in response to a lawsuit filed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters Fund, the landlord of the building that houses the radio… Read more »

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Jay-Z Talks Hector Bambino’s Roc-La-Familia Debut

Puerto Rican reggaeton star Hector Bambino “El Father” is putting the finishing touches on his Roc La Familia debut, Roc La Familia & Hector Bambino ‘El Father’ Present Los Rompe Discotekas. The album, due June 20, will be the first release under Def Jam’s new Roc La Familia imprint. Notable guest appearances include Don Omar,… Read more »

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