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AHH Stray News: Universal Sued, Fat Joe, Reebok, BEP Tour

Universal has been hit with a $100 million dollar lawsuit by two promoters, who claim that the label defrauded artists, including Nelly, out of money by forcing them to submit phony invoices. Promoters National Music Marketing and Majestic Promotions claim that top name artists like Nelly unintentionally paid for other artists promotion. The promoters also… Read more »

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Common Speaks On Album Leaks

Chicago MC Common recently downplayed the proliferation of bootleg reproductions of his much-anticipated upcoming album Be, stating that he wasn’t too bothered by the album leaks. “People ain’t got all the songs, so I ain’t trippin’. They don’t even have the whole album yet,” Common said in a statement. The rapper is currently working on new… Read more »

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Dub Magazine Kicks Off Massive Car Show & Tour

Dub Magazine kicks off its Dub Magazine Super Series Celebrity Car Show and Concert tour today (April 17th), showcasing some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop, as well as hundreds of tricked out rides. Dub Magazine, which showcases thousands of luxury cars a year between its pages, has enlisted The Game, T.I., Trillville, Fabolous, Twista,… Read more »

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Zion I Embarks On World Tour

Oakland-based duo Zion I recently embarked on their first world tour in support of their new album, True & Livin‘, set for release a spring release. "We’ve performed around the world before, but we’ve never had our tour plans so synchronized," group member Zion said. "This record is on our newly formed label (Live Up… Read more »

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Common Launching New Line Of Hats

Rapper Common is planning to venture into clothing accessories with a line of “high-end” hats called Soji “I love hats man, I been wearing them for so long and people always ask me where I get my hats from. So, why not just design something? I want to keep it high-end and quality on the… Read more »

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Brawl Ends Da Brat’s B-Day Bash

A brawl abruptly ended a birthday party for Chicago rapper Da Brat early Sunday morning (April 10) after uninvited guests attempted to enter the party at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. At around 1:30 a.m., two men allegedly shoved past security guards at the venue, Chicago police spokeswoman JoAnn Taylor told South Florida’s Sun Sentinel…. Read more »

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Common, Kanye Talk ‘Be’

Kanye West is notorious for unabashedly hyping himself as well as his own artists, so naturally the Chicago rapper/producer has projected Common’s upcoming album Be as a classic. Meanwhile, Common has responded to critics who claim West restored his career. "I’m telling you right now it’s five mics [The Source album review rating], five stars… Read more »

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Sway & Tech: Wake Up!

Lyrics, lyrics, and more lyrics. Any graduate of the famed Sway & King radio Wake Up Show has one raw emotive similarity – his or her ability to craft a solid Hip-Hop performance through lyrical content alone. Since the early ‘90s, the duo has been churning out talented radio performances from the likes of the… Read more »

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Feelin’ Earatik

Artist: Earatik StatikTitle: Feelin’ EaratikRating: 3 StarsReviewed by: Max Herman In Chicago, Earatik Statik is considered to be a trio of Hip-hop vets. Sure, it’s taken them quite a few years to get an album on the shelves, but their official debut, Feelin’ Earatik (Gravel), is a testament to the dues they’ve paid along the… Read more »

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Motown Releasing Remix CD Of Classics

A variety of Hip-Hop artists will help re-introduce Motown’s “Sound of Young America” to a new Hip-Hop audience via a compilation, Motown Remixed. Some of Hip-Hop most well respected producers took part in the remix project for the legendary label that boasted such talent as The Temptations, The Supremes, Jackson 5, The Commodores, Rick James… Read more »

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