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Gucci Mane Denied Bond

Amid a pending trial on aggravated assault charges, Gucci Mane was denied bond after an Atlanta judge stated that the rapper has been “in too much trouble.” Gucci Mane, born Radric Davis, is accused of beating a promoter with a pool stick this past June, during which he was already on bond for a murder… Read more »

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Eminem Calls Off European Tour

Eminem has cancelled his European tour with Anger Management 3 amid reports of exhaustion and other related medical issues. The rapper’s label, Interscope Records, issued a statement revealing that the Detroit-bred rapper is currently being treated for a myriad of medical ailments. Those additional issues were not specifically named. Eminem was slated to travel to… Read more »

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The Source’s Editor-In-Chief Resigns

Joshua “Fahiym” Ratcliffe resigned his position as Editor-in-Chief of “Hip-Hop Bible” The Source Magazine today (Aug. 16). According to Ratcliffe, the reason for his abrupt departure is a difference of opinion between himself, Chief Brand Executive Raymond “Benzino” Scott and CEO Dave Mays. Ratcliffe said Little Brother’s album,The Minstrel Show, was to receive a rating… Read more »

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Murder Charges Against Cassidy Lowered

Murder charges against Philadelphia rapper Cassidy were lowered today (August 16) in court. The charges against the rapper were dropped from first-degree murder to third-degree murder, stemming from a shooting behind his Philadelphia row home. The shooting came on the heels of the rapper’s highly anticipated sophomore album, I’m A Hustla, on Swizz Beats’ Full… Read more »

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Hiero Imperium Signs O.C.

D.I.T.C. member O.C. has signed with the indie label Hiero Imperium and plans to release his fifth solo album Smoke & Mirrors later this year. Described as a concept album about conflict and hypocrisy in the entertainment industry, Smoke & Mirrors is intended to finally launch O.C.’s rap career, after numerous fruitless attempts. "Knowing my… Read more »

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DMC USA American Chapter Celebrates 20 Years

The DMC USA American chapter is set to kick off their 20th anniversary of the DMC World DJ Championship. To celebrate the anniversary, the American Battlegrounds 2005 has been all over the country seeking the most talented new DJ’s. The American Battlegrounds, founded in 1986, was designed for American DJs to show and prove who’s… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: P. Diddy’s New Name, The Biz, Hip-Hopera, Mariah’s Manager Disses Em

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs has announced that he is dropping the “P” from his name and will now be known simply as “Diddy.” Diddy told the New York Post that the name change wasn’t a publicity stunt. "Nobody knew what to call me,” Diddy told the paper. “I’d notice that people were uncomfortable when I’d… Read more »

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Saigon Featured On HBO’s “Entourage”

Ft. Knox Entertainment emcee Saigon is adding acting to his resume by appearing in three episodes of the hit HBO series “Entourage.” “Entourage” depicts the life of Queens, New York native "Vince," the newest "it" actor in Hollywood and his three friends from back home who are along for the ride. Saigon has been tapped… Read more »

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Diplomats Set Up Shop In UK With S.A.S.

Cam’ron has taken his Diplomats Record label international with the launching of Diplomat Records Europe and signing Eurogang creators S.A.S. S.A.S is made up of East Finchley natives Sean “Mega” Williams and Melvin “Mayhem” Williams. The group linked up with the Diplomats in 2002 after a visit to the United States. The group was affiliated… Read more »

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John Singleton’s ‘Four Brothers’ Tops Box Office

John Singleton’s latest movie “Four Brothers” topped the box office, pulling in over $21 million over the weekend. Singleton’s movie bested the new thriller "The Skeleton Key" which took in over $15 million. “I’m happy on the $21 million dollar opening of ‘Four Brothers,’” Singleton told AllHipHop.com. “We knew we made a great movie.” The… Read more »

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Daron Of 112 Releasing Hip-Hop Mixtape

The R&B group 112 has been signing to women since their 1996 debut 112, but 10 years later the group is starting to diversify and launch new businesses. Daron Jones, producer and member of the group 112, has teamed up with T.I., Mike Jones, Killer Mike, Free (formerly of 106 & Park) and countless others… Read more »

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Melyssa Ford Says ‘Superhead’ A Bad Influence On Young Women

Hip-Hop/R&B video models Melyssa Ford and Karrine “Superhead” Steffans have both been able to gain mass recognition and transition that success into other careers, but Ford says the similarities end there. Ford, a Canadian-born model and host on Black Entertainment Television, said that Steffans’ best-seller “Confessions of a Video Vixen,” was sending a negative message… Read more »

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