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T.I. Unveiling New Clothing Line, Album

Atlanta rapper T.I., the self-proclaimed King of the South, recently unveiled plans to launch a new unnamed clothing line. “I’m working on my fashion line right now; we’re just looking for the appropriate distributor to team up with,” T.I. told AllHipHop.com. “I’m stepping into another industry that I really don’t know much about. [So] I… Read more »

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Carmelo Anthony Launches New Label

NBA basketball star Carmelo Anthony has launched a new label, Kross Over Entertainment. Anthony, who was recently selected for the USA Basketball team, has signed Atlanta rapper Berg. The label’s first single is Berg’s “Hold UP,” which features Houston Hip-Hop group UGK,. In addition to Berg, Kross Over Entertainment has signed producer/artist “Soundz,” and R&B… Read more »

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Shyne Changes Name, Heads To Court For Frozen Assets

Three days after legally changing his name, currently incarcerated rapper Shyne will head to court for the first day of his civil court trial. Attorney Oscar Michelen will represent the former Bad Boy rapper when he appears before Judge Howard Ruditzky tomorrow (March 7) at Kings County Supreme Court in Brooklyn, N.Y. Shyne, born Jamaal… Read more »

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Turntable Timmy Cartoon To Debut On The Internet

Children’s author Michael P. and illustrator Doug Cunningham, along with animation house Rebel Static, are launching a new Hip-Hop cartoon series based on the critically acclaimed children’s book Turntable Timmy. The online micro-series will revolve around Turntable Timmy and his crew, The Arrowtown Rockers, as they battle a corporate crook named Chip Staka, and his… Read more »

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National DJ Awards Show Coming To Canada

Sony Ericsson and DOSE Magazine are teaming up with The Stylus Group to present the first-ever Canadian nationwide DJ Awards show. The 2006 Stylus DJ Awards will take place May 29 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) at the York Event Theatre in Toronto, Canada. The event will be hosted by Mark Strong… Read more »

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Cassidy Home From Jail

Rapper Cassidy was released from a Philadelphia prison yesterday (Mar. 2) after serving eight months. The rapper, born Barry Reese, had been incarcerated since June 2005, when he was preparing to release his sophomore album, I’m A Hustla. He was eventually put on trial for his role in the murder of Desmond Hawkins, 22, and… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco Speaks on New Projects

Lupe Fiasco is bringing more to the rap game than show-stealing cameos and great lyrics. The 23-year-old product of Chicago’s west side, whose debut album Food and Liquor drops this spring on Atlantic Records, is also pushing street clothes, a radio show and a record label. Fiasco co-founded the label, 1st and 15th, with a… Read more »

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Funkmaster Flex Announces Car & Bike Show Dates

Funkmaster Flex and Team Baurtwell recently announced the lineup and tour dates for the 5th Annual Funkmaster Flex Custom Car and Bike Show Tour. The veteran DJ and car enthusiast will make eight stops along the eastern seaboard of the United States, backed by performances from LL Cool J, Juelz Santana, Rev. Run, Pitbull, Jim… Read more »

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Paul Wall Launches New Website Dedicated To Grills

Houston rapper Paul Wall recently showcased his newly expanded grills collection at BET’s Rip the Runway fashion show. The line, which is offered through Grills by Paul Wall, features new colors and intricate designs, including silver, gold, platinum, pastels, flags and specialty designs. "I just did an all pastel [grill] for Kelis [and] I just… Read more »

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Trina Dropping ‘Live and Uncut’ DVD

Trina is preparing to release a new DVD titled Trina Live and Uncut, a new concert and DVD that features behind the scenes footage of the Miami, Florida rapper. Included on the DVD is a one hour behind the scenes documentary titled Sex, Money and Jewels, which features Trina shooting videos, recording at the studio… Read more »

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