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Jeremy Miller Officially Takes Over As CEO Of The Source

Jeremy Miller was officially named the new president and chief executive officer of The Source magazine. The appointment was made Thursday (Jan. 19) by The Source Enterprises Inc. board of directors after they terminated Miller’s predecessor David Mays and The Source president Ray “Benzino” Scott. The Source Enterprises Inc. is the parent company of the… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: 50 Cent Sued, Mystikal, Ms. Dynamite, Dilated Peoples

50 Cent has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit single "In Da Club," claiming the lyrics to the song were lifted from an earlier recording by Luther Campbell. Attorney Joseph Weinberger, owner of Lil’ Joe Records, filed the lawsuit in Miami federal court, claiming 50’s famous "Go shorty,it’s your birthday" lines… Read more »

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Kanye West Explains His Pastelle Clothing Line

Kanye West’s fashion sensibilities have been an important component to his musical success and the producer/rapper has plans to release his Pastelle Clothing line to the world – when it’s ready. Reports have indicated the line would emerge in spring 2006, but West said that he was determined to find the proper partnership to ensure… Read more »

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Cam’ron Disses Jay-Z On ‘You Got It’

Diplomat Records CEO Cam’ron recently released a dis track aimed at Def Jam President/rapper/mogul, Jay-Z. Cam’ron pulls no punches on “You Got It,” a new dis track that not only goes hard at the Def Jam president, but also his girlfriend, singer Beyonce. On the song, the Harlem, New York bred Cam’ron accuses Jay-Z of… Read more »

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Celebrity Domino Tour Hits California, TV Series In Development

The Professional Domino Association (PDA) will hit three major cities in California during February and March, as part of a 12-city tournament tour featuring celebrity players. Some 128 players, including celebrity competitors Anthony Anderson (Hustle & Flow), Omar Gooding (Barber Shop), Ken L. (The Parkers) and Antwon Tanner (Coach Carter) will compete with professional players… Read more »

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New Documentary Chronicles J-Swift’s Drug Recovery

Producer J-Swift, former member and producer of the group the Pharcyde, is the subject of a new documentary, “1 More Hit.” The documentary film follows the life of Hip-Hop producer J-Swift, formerly of The Pharcyde, as he loses his fame and fortune to a crack addiction. The documentary, produced by Smartgirl Productions and Global Vision… Read more »

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TVT Appeal Against Lyor Cohen/Island Def Jam Denied

A panel of appellate judges recently denied TVT Records’ appeal against Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) and its former CEO, Lyor Cohen, ending a legal dispute over rapper Ja Rule and his Cash Money Click. TVT originally accused IDJMG and Cohen of unsavory business tactics and fraud, over an unreleased album by Ja Rule’s… Read more »

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