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Xzibit, Tha Liks and D-12 To Tour

Xzibit, who’s Restless L.P. is certified platinum is going to hit the road with Tha Liks and D-12 at the end of this month. "We are thrilled with the success of this album to date. We are just getting started and so is Xzibit as he goes back on the road to do what he… Read more »

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Jay-Z Moves The Blueprint Release Date Up 2 Weeks

Jay-Z has announced that he will be moving the street date of his 6th album, The Blueprint up two weeks to September 11th, due to massive bootlegging on the street, the internet, barber shops and even record stores. The album was originally scheduled for release on September 25th, then it was switched to September 18th…. Read more »

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Twista: Settlement Reached

Twista is sequestered in Atlanta, where he is recording a third solo album after settling a copyright infringement lawsuit with parties that included his former label Creator’s Way Associated Labels. His solo deal with Atlantic Records is estimated to be approximately $6 million. According to highly placed sources in the Chicago rapper’s Legit Ballin’ Records… Read more »

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Los Marijuanos: What’s In A Name?

Chicagoland’s premier chicano rap group Los Marijuanos have enjoyed a close relationship with its Los Angeles area contemporaries in the Cypress Hill camp for several years. Dating back to the late 1990’s, Cypress Hill’s admiration was apparently so deep for Los Marijuanos that a live band the Cypress Hill rappers are members of appropriated the… Read more »

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AZ Is More Than A Rapper

Much of AZ‘s rhyme and reason is concerned with paper chasing, but the New York City-based Dominican-American mic-controller less conspicuously kindles an interest in fossil relics, artifacts,and monuments. "I’m very interested in archaeology, especially Egyptology, stuff like that," AZ told Allhiphop.com during a meet-and-greet reception. Chicagoland’s music industry rank and file showed up at The… Read more »

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Exclusive: Twista’s LP Held Up

Copyright infringement lawsuits filed by Twista’s old label Creator’s Way Associated Labels and Atlantic and bankruptcy proceedings he is pursuing in Manhattan courts are stalling his plans to wrap up signing a solo album deal with Atlantic. At least one of the plaintiffs are seeking damages from Twista on grounds that he bootlegged their music… Read more »

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And 1 Tour Dates

Basketball footwear and apparel company AND 1 has announced the cities included in this year’s expanded Mix Tape(TM) Tour. The day-long events in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles offer a mix of on-court and community entertainment, all celebrating the skills, passion and enthusiasm for summertime ball. AND 1’s Skip to my Lou (Rafer… Read more »

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Run-DMC Hits The Road

Run-DMC will be hitting the road this spring, performing almost 30 lives shows to support their latest album, Crown Royal. Here are the dates: 4/12 – Detroit, MI @ Wayne State University (with Uncle Kracker) 4/17 – Orlando, FL @ University of Central Florida Arena 4/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ St. Joseph University 4/20 –… Read more »

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Chuck D. To Lead New Organization

Chuck D., the outspoken leader of Public Enemy has announced the formation of a new movement organization, R.A.T. (Radio Attack Terrorists). The organization’s goal will be to gain more exposure for artists that have a positive message. "Were gonna change the climate by identifying every media owner, music and program director, record and video marketer… Read more »

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Ludacris Hits The Road

Ludacris, who’s debut Def Jam South album Back For The First Time is certified platinum and was fueled by the Neptunes produced smash Southern Hospitality, is hitting the road with fellow ATLiens Outkast to spread some more Southern Hospitality. The 30 city tour begins on February 28th 2001. Here are the dates: Feb. 28th: House… Read more »

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Full HeaderPrint “The Oprah Issue” By Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur Oprah Winfrey and Hip-Hop have peacefully co-existed for decades with little-to-no fanfare, but the inevitable happened – friction. The Oprah Winfrey Show debut in 1986, the same year Run DMC injected a heavy dose of Hip-Hop straight to America’s commercial vein with “Walk This Way.” Since,… Read more »

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Scarface Hits The Road

Scarface is slated to hit the road in support of his 6th LP, Last Of A Dying Breed which hit the stores in October. Last Of A Dying Breed is already certified gold, with over 550,000 units sold. The tour kicks off in Cincinnati Ohio and ends in Los Angeles. Scarface heads up Def Jam… Read more »

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