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‘The Jumpoff’ Battles Come To New York

UK’s premiere Hip-Hop battling competition The Jump Off will be held later this month at New York nightclub T NY. The club will be transformed into The Jump Off battle arena, which organizers say will resemble an ancient Coliseum in Rome mixed with the Thunderdome from the movie Mad Max. The main event will feature… Read more »

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Former 106 & Park Host AJ Hosting College Hip-Hop Course

AJ Calloway, former host of BET’s 106 & Park, has been tapped by Howard University to teach a course that explores the theoretical foundation of Hip-Hop. The Howard alumnus will teach the new on-line course in conjunction with history professor Elizabeth Lewis-Clark. The new graduate seminar in public history will provide a theoretical foundation for… Read more »

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Ice T To Host VH1 ‘Hip Hop Honors’

VH1 is set to pay homage to Hip-Hop’s biggest legends and visionaries with its third annual ‘VH1 Hip Hop Honors’ show. Ice T, host of this year’s “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” and NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, announced on Friday (Mar. 31) the first-ever “VH1 Hip Hop Honors Week” in connection with the third annual… Read more »

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Gnarls Barkley Makes History In The UK

Recently changed chart rules helped Gnarls Barkley’s new single “Crazy” hit the top of the UK’s single chart, making history in the process. The song is the first Internet single to reach #1 on the UK singles chart without selling any physical copies. Gnarls Barkley consists of Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo and DJ Danger Mouse…. Read more »

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Black Rob Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

Rapper Black Rob was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday (March 30) after being convicted of grand larceny for robbing a hotel room in 2004. The rapper pleaded guilty to criminal possession of stolen property in November 2005, after hotel security cameras caught him leaving a New York hotel with a woman’s pocketbook in… Read more »

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New Video From Rapper Tupac Debuts

"When Ure Hero Falls," a new video honoring the memory of the late Tupac Shakur, has world premiered exclusively on AllHipHop.com. The video, which features rare, unreleased outtakes of Tupac himself, is the latest in a series of commemorative events celebrating the life and legacy of the slain rapper, who died 10 years ago. "When… Read more »

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Russell And Kimora Lee Announce Split

Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons have announced that they are calling it quits after seven years of marriage. In a statement released to the Associated Press today (March 31), the Simmons’ confirmed reports that surfaced stating the couple had split up. "Kimora and I will remain committed parents and caring friends with great love and… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Concert Cancelled After Pressure From Nevada Authorities

A previously scheduled concert in Las Vegas, Nevada featuring rapper Snoop Dogg has been cancelled. The Wall Street Journal reported that Snoop was scheduled to headline a recent private party held by Molson Coors Brewing at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. However, the rapper’s performance was stopped after Harrah’s Entertainment, the hotel’s parent company,… Read more »

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