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Nas& Kelis To Air Wedding On TV

Now that rap’s prodigal son Nas and R&B singer Kelis have officially wed, the couple is unraveling details of the covert wedding ceremony that took place January 8 by appearing on the one-hour ABC special “In Style Celebrity Weddings,” to air January 27 at 8 P.M. E.T. The hip-hop lovebirds will be featured on the… Read more »

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Madonna Sues Dr. Dre, Eve And Mary J. Blige

Legendary pop singer Madonna is reportedly suing R&B songstress Mary J. Blige, Aftermath producer Dr. Dre and rapper Eve for copyright infringement. A publishing company claims that Blige’s recent song "Not Today," featuring Eve and produced by Dre, too closely resembles Madonna’s classic 1983 hit "Holiday." According to court documents, the company alleges that parts… Read more »

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Turk Still In Jail, Release Rumors False

Contrary to rumors that Cash Money rapper Young Turk was recently released from prison, his camp has confirmed that the former Hot Boys member remains incarcerated. "Whether or not Turk is still in jail or not is starting to become [like] the speculation of Tupac still alive," Turk’s former publicist Phyllis Pollack of Def Press… Read more »

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Tego Calderon Opposes P. Diddy’s Sean John Deal In Light Of Sweatshop Scandal

After largely contributing to the burgeoning buzz of the reggaeton movement over the past year, Latin star Tego Calderon recently vetoed P. Diddy’s offer to model for his Sean John Spring Collection, in light of the company’s alleged use of sweatshop labor in Central America. Under the conditions of the deal, Calderon was scheduled to… Read more »

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Pitbull Talks Hip-Hop, Miami, Lil Jon

Miami rapper Pitbull hopes 2005 will be a banner year, having recently landed a new endorsment deal with Sean John, along side P. Diddy, Lil Wayne, TI and Lloyd. The bilingual rapper recently released a new single "Toma" featuring Lil Jon and spoke of his strong latin roots. "When I was starting out in Miami,… Read more »

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Mixtape Awards Founder To Release Documentary

Justo Faison, founder of the annual Mixtape Awards, has set out to show the world the humble beginnings of the mixtape in his new documentary titled "Justo Presents: The Mixtape Documentary." Many mixtape DJ’s have been able to parlay their success on the tapes to record deals and full-length albums. Almost nine years and counting,… Read more »

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