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Cam’ron Hits R. Kelly With Lawsuit

The legal problems for R. Kelly continue to mount, as Harlem, New York rapper Cam’ron has hit the Chicago, Illinois crooner with a lawsuit. Cam’ron, born Cameron Giles alleges R. Kelly has infringed his copyright for the “Snake Remix,” which Giles claims he co-wrote. Both the original version and the remix to the song feature… Read more »



AHH Stray News: Fat Lip, Bow Wow, Loose Cannon, ‘Behind the Beat’

Fatlip, formerly of pioneering Hip-Hop group The Pharcyde, is preparing to release his long awaited album, Thelonliest Punk. The album will feature Fatlip delivering tales of his post-Pharcyde life, since his split from the group almost five years ago. The album will drop on Delicious Vinyl, the label that released The Pharcyde’s influential albums Bizarre… Read more »



Kanye West To ‘Touch The Sky’ On Tour

Kanye West has tapped an all-star cast for his “Touch the Sky” tour, which comes on the heels of his #1 sophomore Roc-A-Fella Records release, Late Registration. Keyshia Cole, Fantasia and rapper Common will join Kanye on the tour, which is being sponsored by Verizon. "Performing live is the reason why we make this music,… Read more »



Laura Bush, Master P. Talk Kanye’s ‘Comments’

Kanye West’s recent on-air comments that George W. Bush “doesn’t care about black people” has spurred numerous reactions, the latest coming from New Orleans rapper Master P and First Lady Laura Bush. During a nationally televised telethon live on NBC last Friday (Sept. 2), West stated that President Bush had not adequately supported the high… Read more »



AHH Stray News: KRS Vs. Oxford, Kanye Takes #1, Steve Harvey, Miri Ben-Ari

KRS-One was recently booted from a scheduled lecture at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. In a recent interview with the California’s North County Times, the pioneering rapper explained the situation. "Every philosopher wants to lecture at Oxford," KRS-One said. "I got the letter in the mail and I framed it. They had a big… Read more »



One Be Lo: Travelin’ Man

While Eminem’s annual Anger Management Tour and Jay-Z’s Fade To Black make national headlines with their three-month concert circuits, touring is a way of life for One Be Lo. The Pontiac, Michigan native has been winning fans over with his live shows ever since he was named OneManArmy, one-half of Midwestern gurus, Binary Star. He… Read more »



Eminem Sued By Michigan Couple

A Michigan husband and wife have slapped Eminem with his second lawsuit in two weeks. On Thursday, Breck and Tina Wyngarden have filed suit against the rapper, a bus driver, and Entertainment Coaches of America over a collision that involved the rapper’s Anger Management tour bus. On July 13, Eminem’s Anger Management tour bus was… Read more »



Tom Silverman & Jazzy Jay: Give It Up or Turn It Loose

My, how times have changed. On the famous Tommy Boy label, Stetsasonic’s “Talkin’ All That Jazz” addressed controversy within sampling, and became an anthem for any producer getting served by Barry White or The Turtles. However, Tommy Boy’s music has always showed a higher appreciation for the records used to create their own classics. 45… Read more »



Def Jam And EA Renew Partnership

Def Jam Enterprises and Electronic Arts have extended an already successful partnership that will ensure the release of several video game titles exclusively over a number of years. The first game to be released under the new deal will be “Def Jam 3,” the sequel to the successful games “Def Jam Vendetta” and “Def Jam… Read more »