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Left Eye’s Mother Suing Mitsubishi Over Fatal Crash

The mother of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes has hit Mitsubishi with a multi-million dollar lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, Mitsubishi ignored claims that their Montero SUV is prone to rolling over. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Wanda Lopes – Colemon is taking the automaker to court after her daughter, Left Eye of… Read more »

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Dead prez, Others Want To ‘Free Your Hood’

Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and the Free Your Hood Coalition have teamed up with other grass roots organizations and artists to take a stand against police terrorism. The “Free Your Hood” campaign will release a documentary that is geared towards shedding light on the issue of police brutality in the Black and Latino community. Artists… Read more »

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Cassidy To Surrender To Authorities On Murder Charge

Rapper Cassidy (real name Barry Reese) is expected to surrender to authorities tomorrow to face homicide charges in connection with the murder of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man. Reese, who is enjoying quite possibly the biggest single of his career with his anthem "I’m A Husta," is accused of murdering 22-year-old Desmond Hawkins after the two… Read more »

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Trillville Vs Lil’ Scrappy Surfaces

On the heels of several recent tales of the beef-gone-bad, another Hip-Hop secret war has bubbled to the surface with Lil’ Scrappy and Don-P of Trillville, who are both signed to Lil’ Jon’s BME label. Last year, the two men shared success as their joint effort, King of Crunk and BME Recordings Present: Lil’ Scrappy… Read more »

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Critics Praise Little Brother’s ‘Minstrel Show’

While many critics and fans alike are hailing Common’s Be and Game’s The Documentary as albums of the year, a fresh contender is set to enter the consumer market. Tuesday night, at Baseline Studios in Manhattan, rappers Phonte and Big Pooh (producer 9th Wonder was absent) debuted The Minstrel Show, their highly anticipated sophomore effort,… Read more »

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50 Cent Off Live 8 Bill Due To Scheduling Conflict

A Representative for 50 Cent has announced the platinum-selling rapper will not be attending the Live 8 Concert slated to take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, due to a scheduling conflict. Live 8 is the follow-up to 1985’s massive concert, Live Aid and organizers have timed the event to coincide with the G8 Summit in Gleneagles,… Read more »

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Two Men Dropped From Civil Suit Against Notorious B.I.G.

Attorneys representing the family of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace have dropped an ex-Los Angeles Police Department officer accused of playing in a role in the rapper’s murder from a wrongful death civil lawsuit against the LAPD. David Mack, a former LAPD officer, was accused of helping orchestrate the 1997 murder of Notorious B.I.G. in Los… Read more »

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