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Mixtape Magazine Launches

Since the beginning of Hip-Hop, the mixtape has been an unseen integral part of the music business and now, a new magazine will be published to highlight new DJ’s, artists and industry elite.Mixtape Magazine will be published by Luigi Agostini of E. Entertainment Group & Publishing. The pocket size, 100 + page, four-color magazine will… Read more »

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Lawyer For Lil’ Kim Responds To Songwriters Lawsuit

Representatives for Lil’ Kim have come forward to deny allegations she swindled two songwriters out of royalties for writing several songs for the rapper. Kim’s being represented by noted entertainment attorney L. Londell McMillan, who shot down the charges levied against his client. Anthony Jefferies and Vincent Hart filed a $100,000 lawsuit against Lil’ Kim,… Read more »

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UK Police Seek Members Of Goodfellas

Police are seeking to question two members of rising UK Hip-Hop group Goodfellas in connection with a shooting that left one man with gunshot wounds to the stomach. Karl “Karma” Morgan, 20 and Ambassador “Aristocrat” Enweremadu, 21, may have knowledge about an attack the left a 45-year-old man with various injuries. Detectives allege that four… Read more »

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M.O.P. Departs The Roc/Dash Music Group

At first it was unclear where M.O.P. would find a recording home after being seemingly torn between the newly-formed Damon Dash Music Group and Jay-Z-helmed Roc-A-Fella Records. The Brownsville Brooklyn team and Dash initially revealed they would embark on a label deal through DDMG, but now group manager Laze E. Laze says the group will… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Says ‘Get Your Money Right’

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons is planning to school youngsters on money management, teaming up with financial guru Suze Orman for a six-city tour called “Get Your Money Right.” Eminem and “American Idol” champ Fantasia Barrino have already signed on to support the summits, which teach young people essential financial tools such as basic banking, managing… Read more »

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Lil’ Kim Hit With 100K Lawsuit

Rapper Lil’ Kim has been hit with a $100,000 lawsuit by two men who claim they wrote portions of her La Bella Mafia album but were never compensated. Songwriters Anthony Jefferies and Vincent Hart allege they helped write the songs “Can You Hear Me Now?” “Hold It Now” and Kim’s hits single “The Jump Off.”… Read more »

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TI Speaks To Atlanta Youth

First he declares peace with Lil’ Flip and now rapper T.I. has gotten bit by the philanthropy bug. So, the Atlanta rapper has collaborated with the “It’s Cool To Be Smart” Single Parent Initiative to further his good will. On April 27, the rapper and his Grand Hustle Management spoke to over 150 youth at… Read more »

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Bizzy Bone Baffles And Scares With Behavior

Former Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Bizzy Bone appeared disoriented and sporadic during an appearance on Houston’s Damage Control KPFT radio program Wednesday April 27 night, leaving witnesses confused, scared and baffled. [Listen to the show and interview here.] Bizzy Bone, who claimed to be homeless, seemed inebriated, spoke in rapid-fire manner with host Matt "Pushermania" Sonzala… Read more »

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Foxy Brown Denies Physical Confrontation With Jacki O

Def Jam rapper Foxy Brown has broken her silence regarding an alleged brawl with Miami lyricist Jacki O. Brown has completely countered Jacki O’s assertion that there was a physical fight between the two artists. Reports of the confrontation between the two, female rappers at Circle House Studios in Miami surfaced last week. Jacki O,… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Dead Prez, Dizzee Rascal, Will Smith, Mos Def

Rap duo Dead Prez has reportedly angered the National Conference of Black Mayors by allegedly spitting profanity during their performance before a group of teenagers at the organization’s annual convention in Columbus, Ohio. Sticman and M-1 violated a written contract to omit profanity in their performance, according to the convention’s executive director, Vanessa Williams, who… Read more »

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