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Rapper Yung Berg Addresses Assault Video

Chicago rapper Yung Berg has responded to a shocking new video that hit the internet featuring the rapper engaged in a fight, where he was apparently assaulted.   Yesterday (September 28), a grainy video was released show showing the rapper and a dozen men engaged in a brawl on the street.   According to Yung… Read more »

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Da Brat Organizes Prison Talent Show

Da Brat has kept a low profile since her 2008 conviction and incarceration for assault. Now, the Chicago native is seeking to discover new talent in her prison through a talent search. Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) is serving her three year sentence at Arrendale Federal Prison in Alto, Georgia. According to officials, the rapper was… Read more »

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Kanye Tops BET Nominees

Rapper Kanye West has emerged as the frontrunner for this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards.   The 32-year-old Chicago-based entertainer captured nine nominations.   Following West are Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, who earned seven nominations apiece.   Coming in with six nods is T.I. In addition to recognizing the best in rap music, the BET Hip-Hop… Read more »

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Eminem and T.I. Take Home MTV VMAs

Rappers Eminem and T.I. emerged as winners for Sunday’s (Sept. 13) MTV Video Music Awards, an event that featured a heartfelt tribute to late music icon Michael Jackson and boos for rapper Kanye West.   Eminem took home the VMA for Best Hip-Hop video for his song “We Made You,” while T.I. collected the award… Read more »

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Ghostface Tours To Support “The Wizard of Poetry

Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah will drop his sixth album for Def Jam titled The Wizard of Poetry on September 29 and has announced a nationwide outing to support his latest release.   Ghostface, aka Ghostdini, lined up an all-star cast for The Wizard of Poetry.   The album features guest appearances by Fabolous, Estelle, John… Read more »

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Raekwon: Only Built for Cuban Linx II (Album Review)

Classics are “lightning in a bottle” occurrences. No matter how great an artist is, a musician can’t simply waltz into the studio and make timeless record after timeless record. A classic LP is the perfect storm, where various factors from technical skill to the artist’s emotional/spiritual state all come together in a perfect marriage of… Read more »

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Jay-Z: Blueprint 3 (Review)

Writer’s Note: This review was originally published with an incorrect rating due to an editor mistake. The current article and rating represent the writer’s unaltered, original review and rating. Shawn Carter is a complicated man. Like many of us, he is composed of various and at times conflicting influences since his humble beginnings in Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects…. Read more »

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