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Nas Protégé Arrested In VA On Assault Charges

Nas protégé and Ill Will/Columbia artist Quan was arrested Tuesday (Oct. 25) in Hampton Virginia and hit with various charges, including felony assault and battery on a police officer. According to published reports, authorities were responding to a call to a local motel in regards to complaints of a heavy odor of marijuana coming from… Read more »

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Bun B Speaks On Jay-Z’s “War”

“What is Jay-Z going to do tonight?” The question appears to be the primary query on the minds of Hip-Hop fans as the Def Jam President and his “Carter Administration” will perform at the Continental Airlines Arena tonight (Oct. 27). Last month, the rapper/mogul told Power 105’s Ed Lover, “I gotta put [my adversaries] in… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: The Source, Missy Elliott, Eminem, B.I.G.

The Editor-in-Chief of The Source magazine turned himself in yesterday (Oct. 26) to face vandalism charges, after he admitted to spray painting in a Jehovah’s Witness assembly hall in Harlem, New York. Dasun Allah, who is scheduled for arraignment today (Oct. 27) in Manhattan Criminal Court, said he spray painted various markings with religious connotations… Read more »

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Turk Sentenced To 10 Years, $200,000 Fine

Former Hot Boy group member Tab “Turk” Virgil has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, after being convicted of three weapons charges stemming from a Jan. 2004 shootout with Memphis, Tennessee SWAT Team members. In August, the 24-year-old was convicted of being a felon, a drug addict and a fugitive in possession of a… Read more »

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Paul Wall Gets Married In Houston

Paul Wall probably won’t be hooking up with females on the internet, as chronicled on his song “Internet Goin’Nuts.” The Houston bred rapper quietly got married in a low-key ceremony in his hometown over the past weekend, a representative for the rapper confirmed with AllHipHop.com. The identity of his bride was only disclosed as Crystal,… Read more »

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Crips Founder/Children’s Author To Be Executed

A death warrant was signed on Monday (Oct. 26) that clears the way for Stanley “Tookie” Williams, co-founder of the infamous Crips Gang, to be executed at San Quentin prison in mid-December. Superior Court Judge William R. Pounders signed the death warrant on October 24. The judge rejected requests by Williams’ attorneys to delay the… Read more »

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The Game Launches Black Wall Street East, Working On ‘The Doctors Advocate’

In preparation to begin working on the follow-up to his multi-platinum album The Documentary, rapper The Game recently constructed and opened a new recording studio complex in Atlantic City as headquarters for Black Wall Street East. Black Wall Street’s main offices are headquartered in Los Angeles and the rapper is also making plans for other… Read more »

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Charity Founded by Leila Steinberg & Tupac Hosting Dinner/Concert

Mike Epps is scheduled to host a benefit dinner and concert to support Assemblies in Motion (AIM), an international Arts Education non-profit organization founded by Leila Steinberg and the late Tupac Shakur. Sponsored by Quincy Jones and others, the benefit dinner and concert aims to provide support to the international AIM organization and Steinberg’s "Rose… Read more »

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Paramount, 50 Cent Criticized Over ‘Get Rich’ Movie Advertisements

Paramount, MTV, Interscope Records and 50 Cent are coming under fire by a coalition of Los Angeles community leaders, activists and concerned parents over advertisements for 50 Cent’s new movie, “Get Rich or Die Tryin’.” Billboards, posters and other ads depict the best-selling rapper brandishing two handguns as a promotion for the upcoming film, which… Read more »

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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies At 92

Whether it was racists in the 50’s or OutKast, who she felt disrespected her name, Rosa Parks didn’t wince when it was time to put up the good fight. The 92-year-old Civil Rights icon died on Monday due to natural causes in her Detroit home. Parks helped birth the modern Civil Rights movement in December… Read more »

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