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50 Cent Hits The Road

50 Cent, who still sits on top of Billboard’s Top 200 Album’s chart after 5 weeks out, is planning to take his show on the road. 50 announced that he will embark on a 29 date tour, starting April 1st in Denver, Colorado. The tour will wind down with two dates in Detroit, Michigan with… Read more »

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Queen Latifah Shines On Silver Screen

"Bringing Down the House," Queen Latifah’s spoof on race relations in America hit home with audiences in North America. The comedy brought in $31.7 million dollars in its debut weekend, making it the highest debuting movie over the weekend. The movie, which has drawn criticism as being stereotypical, bested the closest competitor, "Tears of The… Read more »

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Master P Stalker Sentenced To Prison

Antwan Kevin Baker, 32, pleaded guilty yesterday (March 7) to stalking No Limit mogul Master P. Baker was sentenced to one year in the county jail and ordered to stay away from Master P for the next ten years. Baker was also sentenced to three years probation. While Baker didn’t state why he stalked him,… Read more »

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Fabolous Embarks On Free Tour

Rapper Fabolous will embark on a 13 city tour, giving free performances at Boys & Girls Clubs, seeking to inspire young children to pursue their dreams. “There’s millions of kids that want to do what I do,” Fabolous told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “[Rapping] became a profession. That’s why I feel it’s a street dream…. Read more »

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Queen Latifah’s DUI Arraignment Postponed

Queen Latifah’s arraignment for drunk driving charges has been postponed until January 15. Latifah was busted last month in Hollywood. Latifah was driving her 2003 Cadillac Escalde along the Hollywood Freeway when an officer spotted her making an unsafe lane change. Latifah failed a sobriety test and was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Latifah will… Read more »

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Queen Latifah In Talks To Join Play’s Cast

Queen Latifah is in talks to star in "F*ckin A," a new play by Topdog/Underdog playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner, Suzan-Lori Parks. The play is Park’s reworking of the classic "The Scarlet Letter." "I would love to do it, there’s nothing greater than doing a play," Latifah told industry trade Playbill. "There’s a discipline to… Read more »

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Dame Dash ‘I Want Twista’

Although Twista is still signed to Atlantic Records, mogul Dame Dash is aggressively courting the Chi-town rapper in an attempt to sign him to Roc-A-Fella. “I’m trying to get Twista officially and unofficially – you can print that,” Dash said to AllHipHop.com. Twista appears on Jay-Z’s Blueprint 2 track “Poppin Tags,” with OutKast’s Big Boi… Read more »

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Rap Station Goes Wireless

Rapstation.com and Engineered Wireless Solution, Inc. have partnered in a business venture aimed at bringing technology into urban communities. The hip-hop Website founded by Public Enemy front man Chuck D and EWS have formed a corporation by the name of North American Initiative LLC, based in Atlanta, home of EWS. The corporation plans on partnering… Read more »

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Baby Enjoying Success

Baby, CEO of Cash Money, is enjoying radio success with his record "Do That," which features fellow CEO, P.Diddy. "Do That" is the #1 most added song at Crossover Radio and the #2 most added song at Urban Radio. "Do That" is receiving heavy rotation in Nashville, Boston, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Miami (99 Jamz),… Read more »

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Del, Planet Asia on Cali Comm Tour

Prepare for underground paradise. The Cali-Comm concert tour has been booked and is coming to a city near you. The tour sponsored by CA-Om Records kicked off last week and features hip-hop acts such as Del The Funky Homosapien, People Under The Stairs, Motion Man with Kustmasta Kurt, Skhoolyard featuring Planet Asia and Lifesavas. The… Read more »

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NO ID Gets Cozy With Def Jam

Veteran Chi-Town Producer NO I.D. has inked a 3-album production deal with Def Jam/ Def Soul Records for his Face the Music imprint. The producer, who is best know for his early work with Common, has also landed a publishing deal with Chrysalis Music. The first artist to be released on Face the Music will… Read more »

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Zulu Nation Celebrates Hip-Hop’s 28th Anniversary

The Universal Zulu Nation will celebrate the official anniversary of hip-hop culture November 8-10 in New York City. The annual event is recognized throughout the world as the longest running tribute to hip-hop music and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. The event pays homage not only to hip-hop, but to the pioneers… Read more »

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M.O.P. on ROC, ‘We Not Gonna Change’

Brooklyn born and bred hardcore rap act M.O.P. recently cleared months of speculation and announced they have signed with Roc-A-Fella Records. Their currently untitled album is scheduled to drop in early 2003, according to reps for The Roc. Lil’ Fame, half of the rap portion of M.O.P., said he nor partner Billy Danz have no… Read more »

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ASCAP To Showcase Emerging Talent

As part of the ASCAP Presents… Heineken R&B Ampt Music Series of regional showcases, four up-and-coming artists will be performing at The Cotton Club (152 Luckie Street, Atlanta, GA) in Atlanta on Monday, September 30, 2002. Doors open at 7:00 PM. The show starts at 8:00 PM. The artist line-up includes LaMajic, Transcendental Funk, Heston… Read more »

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