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Paris : Jagged Pill

California-based emcee Paris is a throwback to an era when red, black and green medallions were standard issue, and hip hop, still a pre-teen, was deemed unmarketable and something to be feared by corporate America. In 1990, Paris released his debut album and single, The Devil Made Me Do It, and became part of a… Read more »



Death Row Records Danny Boy LP This Fall

While continuing to fuel sales of last year’s Dysfunktional Family Soundtrack, Death Row Records recording artist Danny Boy is hard at work on his debut album which finds the neo-soulman partying, analyzing his life’s missteps and dealing with relationships. The R&B crooner said he is pleased with the album thus far and stated the new… Read more »



Yukmouth Shoots Video, Hits The Road

Rapper Yukmouth is set to hit the road on a promotional tour to support his latest Rap-A-Lot album, Godzilla. The Oakland, California bred MC recently shot a video for the first single off the album, "Nothin’ 2 A Bo$$." "The video basically follows the lyrics to the song," Yukmouth told "Riding around, rim shopping,… Read more »



Black August Rocks Brooklyn

On August 10, the jump-off was the Brooklyn Café as the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement presented their annual Black August benefit concert featuring Erykah Badu, dead prez and the Boot Camp Clik amongst a host of other talented performers. Black August is a tradition established to honor and bring awareness to the fallen soldiers and… Read more »



Sprite Liquid Tour Offers Hip-Rock Mix

Sprite has announced has revealed the second year for the Liquid Mix Tour, a seven-hour festival that caters to several demographics of teens and youth. This year the tour will feature an eclectic mixture of rap, rock and alternative music to match a diverse crowd. The main stage of the tour features the likes of… Read more »



A Brand New Funk

Remember that hot-headed girl from the Funkdafied video with the baggy jeans on and the tomboy style? That girl has transformed over the years into a formidable MC and now a very sexy woman who now makes the men all pause. Coming up on So So Def with Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat has consistently maintained… Read more »



Who Killed Jam Master Jay? Pt. 2

AllHipHop: What was the climate within the group Rusty Waters? Was there any beef in the group? S: As far as Rusty Waters goes, it’s just like Run said. Jay was the glue behind everything. Now that Jay is gone, everybody is scattered. Ain’t nothing like it used to be. It use to be all… Read more »



BET Awards Wrap Up

50 Cent took the Best New Artist and Best Male Artist due to the success of his 5x platinum album, Get Rich or Die Trying, at Tuesday’s BET Awards show. Missy Elliot snagged Best Female Artist, while Grandmaster Flash led a tribute to the late Jam Master Jay by an allstar cast of DJ’s that… Read more »



Latifah Gets Breast Reduction

Queen Latifah has gone under the knife for breast reduction surgery, according to published reports. The rapper/actress flaunted her double-D breasts for the final time at the Academy Awards in March. But, now the “Chicago” actress has opted to go to a C-cup for reasons out of her control, her rep stated. “Queen Latifah did… Read more »



Dame Dash Launches Roc Music

Rell and Anthony Allen will embark on a 7 city tour sponsored by Remy Martin, to celebrate the launch of Roc Music, Dame Dash and Jay-Z’s latest musical venture designed to show case R&B, Alternative, Pop and Rock music. "Damon and Jay started Roc Music as a label for music other than hip-hop. Roc-A-Fella Records… Read more »