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Benzino And Eminem Move To End Rivalry

Eminem’s conflict with Ray Benzino and The Source magazine may finally come to rest, as both emcees have expressed their desire to make peace after intense feuds and lyrical assaults. Eminem contended that record labels profit when artists battle, as the disputes tend to generate more publicity. "A lot of times when rappers have beefs,… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Plays Black Radical In New Flick

Family Room Entertainment Corporation recently completed principal photography on the motion picture, "The Tenants," starring Snoop Dogg. The movie is based on Bernard Malamud’s 1971 novel, which centers around a black radical recently released from prison. Snoop plays Willie Spearmint, a black writer who moves into the building and harbors animosity towards Jewish people. The… Read more »

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Ludacris Says Reports Of Label Sale False

Ludacris has refuted published reports stating that he sold his record label Disturbing Tha Peace to Island Def Jam Music Group for $11 million. Ludacris said that the story, which first appeared in the Lowdown section of the New York Daily News, was bogus. “That’s not true at all, that’s funny,” the rapper told AllHipHop.com…. Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Outkast, Eve, C-Bo, Rhyme & Reason Mag

The Atlanta rap duo Outkast is nominated for several Billboard Awards, including Artist of the Year, for their hit record Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Outkast dominated the American Music Awards this year, taking home three, as well as the MTV Europe Awards, where the duo stacked three more trophies onto their catalog. Other hip-hop artists nominated… Read more »

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Jurassic 5 To Help Women’s Shelter

The Jurassic 5 will perform at a benefit concert tomorrow (December 3), to help raise money for a non-profit organization that helps over 4,000 homeless and abused women and children each month. The group is part of the musical line-up at the annual Sallie Mae benefit concert for Las Vegas’ Shade Tree Women’s Shelter. The… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg Hosts XM Show From California Home

Snoop Dogg has signed with XM Satellite Radio to host his own series, to be broadcast from his Los Angeles, California home. Snoop’s show, “Welcome To Da Chuuch With Big Snoop Dogg,” will appear on XM’s classic Hip-Hop channel The Rhyme and will be 90 minutes long. A new show will be broadcast every four… Read more »

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Police Investigating Suge Knight’s Involvement In Vibe Awards Melee

Police are investigating Marion “Suge” Knight’s alleged involvement in an assault on Dr. Dre during the Vibe Awards last month in Santa Monica, California. Police are investigating Knight’s possible ties to the assailant, Jimmy “James” Johnson. Santa Monica police have been interviewing witnesses in an attempt to determine Knight’s actions before and after the event…. Read more »

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Ice T Backs New York City Council Bill

Rapper Ice T is expected to testify before the New York City Council today (Dec. 1) to support a tax credit on TV and movie production expenses. Along with Director Spike Lee and Tribeca Film Festival Founder Jane Rosenthal, Ice T will lobby a bill proposed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the… Read more »

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AP Seeking Legal Action In False R. Kelly Story

The Associated Press is reportedly seeking legal action against the unidentified authors of a false story incriminating R&B superstar R. Kelly, AP representatives said. The AP’s legal department is investigating the origin of the website that first ran a false story alleging that R. Kelly made sexual advances to Shia “Shi Shi” Douglas, the younger… Read more »

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Trick Daddy Tapes Cooking Show Pilot For MTV

Platinum selling rapper Trick Daddy recently finished taping a cooking show pilot for MTV. And while the Miami native welcomed the invitation to participate in the show, he said he wasn’t about to slave over a hot stove without a full season’s commitment from MTV. “They wanted me to cook all my dishes,” Trick Daddy… Read more »

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