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Three 6 Mafia Launching Strip Club Tour

Memphis, Tennessee rap group Three 6 Mafia has launched a strip club tour to promote their latest single “I’d Rather,” from their upcoming album Last 2 Walk.   The group will make 20 stops in the south and mid-west during the tour, which kicks off on March 17 in the group’s home state of Tennessee and… Read more »

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The Beat Melee Battle #6

The battle rages on. Last week we had a head to head match up with Assassin the Chief and Furious Styles. Most of the comments gave props to Furious’ originality but the vote tally went to Assassin the Chief for being what people would want to hear. Both producers deserve props for those banging tracks. … Read more »

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THE DAY REPORT: How To Put Out Your Own Music

For most of the 16 years of Rap Coalition’s existence, we have assisted artists and indie labels with putting out their own records and negotiating major distribution deals for those who’ve done so successfully. In that time we’ve seen many artists come, and we’ve seen even more artists go. We’ve watched artists sell 60,000 units… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Explains Obama Endorsement

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons has officially come out to endorse Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.   Despite a longstanding relationship with Obama’s rival, Sen. Hillary Clinton, Simmons cited public reaction and support for Obama’s message of change as one of the reasons behind being “compelled by my own personal conscience” to support the Chicago senator…. Read more »

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Hip-Hop Is Honored For Giving Back

The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network held their 5th annual action awards Monday night (February 25th) in New York City.   This years Action Awards recipients included Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Doug E. Fresh, Chris Lighty, Jim Jones and Mellody Hobson, who were honored for their dedication and commitment to community service and empowerment.   The music… Read more »

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