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Shure Introducing ‘Vinyl Kombat’ DJ Competition

Shure, one of the leading suppliers of DJ related products, will introduce a new competition to the United States DJ battle scene, Vinyl Kombat.The competition differs in that it is open to all ages and audiences, under a “keep it clean premise” in which contestants are barred from using profanity during the battle.”We created Vinyl… Read more »



Jermaine Dupri New Owner Of Vodka Company

Hip-Hop mogul Jermaine Dupri has become the co-owner of his own liquor brand, 3 Vodka, joining the growing legion of rappers that are expanding into the lucrative spirits business. Dupri became interested in the 3 Vodka Distilling Company after being amazed by its unique taste, as it is the only Vodka that is distilled from… Read more »



DMX, Loon, Clipse Headline Dub SuperSeries 2004

Popular automotive lifestyle magazine Dub will present the Dub SuperSeries 2004 tour, which kicks off in Los Angeles on May 22nd. Rapper’s Loon, DMX and The Clipse will headlining the show, which is taking place at the Los Angeles Convention center and will showcase tricked out vehicles from various celebrities. Los Angeles car show registrations… Read more »



Andreus: Street Troubadour

With a sound that combines Hip Hop lyrics with the sultry vocal stylization of R&B, Chicago native Andreus hopes to carve out a place for himself in the saturated R&B scene. In the way of Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, Andreus wants to bring the reality of the streets back to Rhythm and Blues. Passionate… Read more »



Def Filmmaker Screenings Kick Off In May

Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan’s Simmons Lathan Media Group (SLMG) announced the details of the "Russell Simmons Presents: Def Filmmakers Screening Series." The series is sponsored by Motorola and and will showcase a new urban film every other month at theaters and venues in major cities across the United States. The first film will… Read more »



dead prez Arrest Update

According to dead prez group member M1, the entire group was arrested and charged with simple assault after authorities accused them of causing a disturbance on a United Airlines flight. "It’s still pending on what’s going to happen and even as to what the charges are," M1 told "But simply put we were attacked,… Read more »



MOP To Drop Hard Rock Album, Tour Dates

After causing mosh pits at countless hip-hop shows, Brooklyn’s own MOP is set to release a heavy metall album on May 25 through indie label, Fastlife/Blaze Records. The 12-cut self-titled album is collaboration with a Brooklyn rock act called Shiner Massive who will cover some of the group’s greatest songs and new material. These songs… Read more »



Sting Taps Twista For New Single

Sting, who is no stranger to the benefits Hip-Hop music can bring, has tapped Chicago rapper Twista to appear on the remix of his new single, "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing.)" The two recently met in Brooklyn where they shot a video for the track. "It’s an honor to do this with Sting," Twista said…. Read more »



Twista Dumped From Alabama Music Festival Due To Lyrics

Twista was dropped from an Alabama music festival, after city officials threatened to withhold $200,000 from the event if the rapper performed. Five commissioners in Jefferson County agreed yesterday (March 25) that they would not provide public money for the City Stages festival that is scheduled to take place during Fathers Day weekend in June… Read more »



Bobbito, Fabolous, Others Customize Caps

Bobbito Garcia, Fabolous, LaLa and others have signed on with New Era Cap Company to design their own limited edition celebrity baseball hats.Garcia’s 59FIFTY design, will hit stores this Thursday (March 25), with a custom design inspired by his Bounce Magazine logo.The new era cap also matches his soon-to-be released ‘Bounce Magazine’ sneaker, which he… Read more »