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Guerilla Black: On the Stand

There are not many rappers that release their debut albums under a dark clouded sea of controversy. Guerilla Black is one of those rare artists, but he is obviously not concerned by the extra attention. In fact, it is his full intent to use the negativity and spin it into a positive sales and marketing… Read more »

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Michael Eric Dyson: Politic Ditto

It appears that this election year the actions of our President and the current world situation have energized everyone, even the usually apathetic, to become involved in the political equation. Whether you disagree or agree with our Presidents decisions in the last four years, our country is collectively galvanized to express their political voice, especially… Read more »

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Foxy Brown Signs With S.Carter Records

Rapper Foxy Brown has signed a deal with Jay-Z’s new label, S. Carter Records. A source revealed that the deal has not been officially announced, because Carter has not settled on a distribution deal for his new imprint. “Lyor [Cohen] was with Jay-Z in Chicago on tour and LA Reid was with him soon after,”… Read more »

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Phonte And Nicolay Hooking Up Again

With their debut album, Connected, hitting shelves only a few weeks ago, the members of Foreign Exchange, Phonte of Little Brother and producer Nicolay, aren’t waiting very long for their next collaboration. “We’re working together again on this singer’s project named Darien Brockington,” Phonte told Allhiphop.com from his home in North Carolina. Many fans of… Read more »

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Driver Suffered From Fatigue In Twista Crash

The driver of a van that crashed and injured Chicago rapper Twista and killed his bodyguard will not be charged with any crimes, according to reports. The accident happened early morning on September 7th, on Interstate 90 close to the Pennsylvania/Ohio border. Twista and five others were heading to Chicago from Syracuse, New York, after… Read more »

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North by Northwest

Artist: SoulSticeTitle: North by NorthwestRating: 3 1/2 StarsReviewed by: Bill Low-Key Heinzelman With the windy city producing some of the best material these days, itÂ’s only right that it is home to one of Hip-Hop’s best kept secrets, SoulStice. The Chi-town emcee started out as most emcees do, by rocking local parties and events to… Read more »

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Twista Injured In Fatal Car Crash

Twista was injured in a car crash that killed a member of his entourage Monday (Sept. 7) morning in Pennsylvania. The rapper was treated and released after the van he was a passenger in crashed on Interstate 90, as Twista was heading from Syracuse, New York, to his hometown of Chicago. The van swerved off… Read more »

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Twista Wins Restraining Order Against Wife

On Thursday (Sept. 2) a Chicago judge ordered that Twista’s wife, Rashida Mitchell be restrained from talking to the press about her divorce with the rapper. The order comes after an article that was printed in The Chicago Sun Times accused the rapper of neglecting his daughter. The article was published last week and referred… 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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Bloodline Records Taps UK Talent

DMX’s label Bloodline Records is increasing their international efforts and is aiming to recruit talented rappers from England. The label recently held an open mic contest at the West End’s Mean Fiddler. The sessions were filmed and executives from the label will come back to the United States to judge the rappers and pick a… Read more »

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Africa Bambaataa Protests Kool Mixx Championships

A group of protesters that included Hip-Hop legend Africa Bambaataa boycotted the Kool Mixx DJ Championship in Chicago on Saturday (July 24). The majority of states that make up the United States of America have filed lawsuits against Brown & Williamson, makers of the Kool brand of cigarettes. Attorney Generals in various states including Illinois… Read more »

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DMC Finalists Compete For U.S. Title

The DMC 2004 U.S. finals will take place in August with 22 hopeful DJ’s across the country battling for the U.S. title. The all ages event takes place on August 7 at the Henry Fonda theater in Los Angeles, California and the winner will move on to the world finals in London in September DMC’s… Read more »

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