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Jay-Z, Outkast Win Big At VMA’s

Jay-Z and Outkast dominated MTV’s Video Music Awards last night (August 29), with the rap artists taking home four Moon Men, the name of the trophy given to winners at the annual awards ceremony. Jay-Z’s video "99 Problems" took honors for Best Rap Video, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Direction. Outkast’s “Hey Ya” won… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Graffiti, Styles P., Shock G., Mase

The New York Police Department will reportedly disband their anti-graffiti unit, a division that has been active in the city since the ‘80s, according to a report released last week. Members of the NYPD, however, fear that the move will prompt an increase in vandalism due to their time being transplanted elsewhere. “Graffiti is already… Read more »

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Fat Joe To Appear In Voting Commercials

Fat Joe will appear in a commercial targeting young Latinos, hoping to get them to polls for this years election.The national campaign is spearheaded by actress Rosario Dawson and Phil Colon, who together founded Voto Latino.The commercials also feature Nina Sky and Benjamin Bratt, will be in both English and Spanish.According ro reports, only 8… Read more »

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Ja Rule Hit With Lawsuit Over Florida Mansion

Ja Rule was hit with a lawsuit by the owner of a mansion in the plush Star Island section of Miami, Florida. According to a lawsuit filed yesterday (August 26), Jeanette Varela said the rapper hosted a party for 600 people and damaged the home. The lawsuit also named The Inc., Universal Studios and MTV,… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg & Playboy Ready ‘Buckwild Bus Tour’

Playboy is releasing a new uncensored DVD featuring Snoop Dogg and Ken “Buckwild” Francis, the host of Playboy’s TV show “Buckwild.” “Snoop Dogg’s Buckwild Bus Tour” features on-stage performances, exclusive Snoop Dogg music videos, wild moments on the tour bus, backstage and private after parties featuring Snoop’s entourage and ten “Buckwild Girls.” “When you take… Read more »

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Little Brother Goes Major With Atlantic

North Carolina Hip-Hop group Little Brother has officially inked a long term exclusive recording contract with Atlantic Records, via a production deal with ABB Records. Little Brother, which consists of group members Phonte, Big Pooh and 9th Wonder, signed with ABB in 2002. In 2003 the label dropped their critically acclaimed full length debut, The… Read more »

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Pharrell Hosts MOBO’s, American Acts Dominate

The MOBO’s (Music of Black Origin) have announced that Pharrell Williams will host this year’s awards in the Royal Albert Hall, London. The Neptunes producer will be the fourth American presenter to host the ceremony, which in the UK’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards for urban music. Previous guest hosts have included LL Cool J,… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Lyte, Latifah, Lauryn And Yo Yo

Boyz II Men have tapped MC Lyte to bring character to their latest single, a remake of Bobby Caldwell’s “What You Won’t Do For Love.” “Working with them was great,” Lyte told AllHipHop.com. “It was pretty simple. I just went into the studio out here in Los Angeles and I talked with [Boyz II Men… Read more »

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Nervous Records Returns To Hip-Hop

Nervous Records, the seminal label that brought Hip-Hop the first releases from Black Moon as well as hits from Mad Lion, Smif-N-Wessun and others, is re-entering the Hip-Hop game.Founded in 1991, the company achieved massive success with the Nervous label as well as several other imprints, including Wreck and Weeded. The ground work they laid… Read more »

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