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Jay-Z To Be Named ‘Man of the Millennium’

New York radio station Power 105.1 will award Jay-Z with the “Man of the Millennium Award,” at the stations Power Music Summit, taking place next week. The station is honoring Jay-Z for his charitable work and community efforts. Jay-Z will make an appearance at the one day event, that gives business executives, aspiring label entrepreneurs,… Read more »

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Little Brother Planning ‘The Chittlin Circuit’

Little Brother has teamed up with Fastlife Music to announce the release of The Chittlin’ Circuit (Version 1.5) on June 7th. The Chittlin’ Circuit (Version 1.5) contains tracks featuring some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop including Kanye West, Big Daddy Kane, Young Guru and Consequence, as well as unreleased and hard-to-find tracks from The Justus League… Read more »

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Game and 50 Give $200K To Compton Schools

On April 7, the Game and 50 Cent presented a pair of checks totaling $200,000 to help the Compton Unified School District and its ailing arts and music program, which has been dormant for several years.  The pair made the donations through their respective companies, The Black Wall Street and The G-Unity Foundation. Aftermath Entertainment… Read more »

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Trick Daddy Lands Radio Show On XM

Miami, Florida native Trick Daddy recently landed his own weekly radio show, “Dunk Rider Radio.” The show will be broadcast on XM Satellite Radio’s 66 Raw channel and will be recorded live from Trick’s Miami home. “I’m amped that Trick has joined the new hip hop radio revolution and is apart of the growing XM… Read more »

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The Ladies Clean Up At Spades Tourney

Radio/television celebrity Ms. Info and Kim Osorio, former Editor-In-Chief of The Source, managed to emerge victorious in the highly touted celebrity spades tournament that took place at club Strata yesterday in New York City.  The ladies faced fierce competition in stars like Joe Budden, MTV’s Sway & partner Rich Nice, Bad Boy’s Babs Bunny, champion… Read more »

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Nelly’s Pimp Juice Announces Scholarship Winners

Nelly and Fillmore Street Brewery, the company that manufactures Pimp Juice, have announced the winners of the "Pimp Juice Scholars Program" contest, which rewarded two students with a $5000 scholarship. Bryan Hughes of Howard University and Joyce Jackson of St. Louis University were awarded the scholarships based on their academic and extracurricular work.The two winners will… Read more »

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Jermaine Dupri Producing Atlanta Concert

Atlanta’s Music Midtown festival has enlisted rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri to produce their summer concert and has announced the initial line-up for its 2005 Music Midtown Urban Music Stage. The festival takes place from June 10-12 near the Atlanta Civic Center and will feature more than 100 musical acts. Dupri, the newly appointed President of Virgin… Read more »

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Fat Joe And Roy Jones Settle Differences

Fat Joe and world class boxer Roy Jones, Jr. have reportedly settled their differences stemming from a lyric on Ja Rule’s hit record, “New York.” In a previous interview, Jones expressed his feelings about the rapper’s lyric that stated “even Roy Jones was forced to lean back.” “It’s just that me and Joe were cooler… Read more »

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Celebrities Play Spades For Charity

Power Moves Inc. has announced a star studded line up of guests for "Deal Me In: 1st Annual Celebrity Spades Tournament,” which takes place tonight (April 6) at Strata in New York City. The event will feature 32 celebrities participating in a charity spades tournament to raise money that will be donated to their favorite… Read more »

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Prince Paul Teaches The Art Of Picking Up Women

Prince Paul is known for going against Hip-Hop’s collective grain and a new CD/DVD highlights his nonconformist mind state. Paul and company have recently released “The Dix: The Art Of Picking Up Women.” The set is a fictional journey of a soul singing group that eventually destroys itself for a variety of reasons. Through a… Read more »

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D/R Period Releasing Mixtape/DVD/Magazine

Producer D/R Period, known for creating street anthems for the likes of M.O.P., Cam’ron and Jay-Z has announced the release of a compilation in which he has combined a DVD, mixtape and a magazine creating what he calls “Quarantine.” The movie features rapper Queen Pen, Storm P and Vex from the hit show “The Wire”… Read more »

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Pharrell Williams Launches Ice Cream Skateboarding Team

Pharrell Williams recently launched The Ice Cream skate team, lead by professional skateboarder Terry Kennedy. According to an article published on expn.com, a sister site to television network ESPN that covers extreme sports, Williams snagged five amateurs who will tour the country for seven months with Kennedy. The team will scout talent and film tricks… Read more »

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