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DMX Pens Autobiography, Finishes New Album

DMX recently finished writing "E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX." Co-authored by veteran music journalist Smokey D. Fontaine, the 352 page book chronicles DMX’s early childhood, how he became a rapper & his exploits as an international star. "E.A.R.L. is poised to become the most gut-wrenching story of the hip-hop generation," Fontaine told AllHipHop.com. The book… Read more »

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Jay-Z, N.E.R.D., Talib Kweli Hit The Road

In addition to teaming with Def Jam for the Sprite/Def Jam University, the soft drink announced today the creation of a new music festival, Sprite Liquid Mix The festival is billed as "an expression of the urban experience featuring a fusion of music, street sports, artistic demonstrations, fashion and entertainment The Sprite Liquid Mix will… Read more »

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Artists and Public Respond to R. Kelly Arrest

When R. Kelly was indicted and then arrested for 21 counts of child pornography, the nation responded with dialogue. So, AllHipHop jumped into the fray and got some reponses from readers, industry cats and people on the streets. Queen Pen (queenpenonline.com) – New York, NY – author / rapper/ mother AHH: What did you think… Read more »

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R. Kelly Indicted

R. Kelly was indicted today (June 5th) on 21 counts of producing child pornography, a felony charge that could land the R&B singer behind bars for 15 years. Authorities have studied the 26 minute tape, which apparently depicts Kelly involved in various sexual acts with a yet to be identified under age female. Kelly has… Read more »

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Master P’s Stalker To Stand Trial

Antwan Kevin Baker, who is accused of stalking hip-hop entrepreneur Master P, will stand trial for stalking and making criminal threats. Prosecutors in the case say that Baker began stalking P in 1999. He confronted P at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and tried to convince P to sign him to a recording contract and to… Read more »

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Herbie Hancock Steps Into The Future

Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock is bringing his "Future 2 Future" tour to the U.S. in support of his new LP of the same name. The LP, which Hancock describes as "a melange of hip-hop, drum ‘n’ bass and world beat," features Chaka Khan, DJ Rob Swift and others. Herbie Hancock is no stranger to hip-hop… Read more »

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Turntablists Out To Take Over The Country

The Scratch 2002 Live Tour will begin a country wide outing on March 5th to celebrate and promote the the forthcoming Hip-Hop DJ documentary "Scratch." Dilated Peoples, Z-Trip, Grand Wizzard Theodore and The Original Jazzy Jay will be headlining the tour. Special guests are featured in every city. "Scratch," the feature-length documentary on DJ culture,… Read more »

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R. Kelly Tape Hits Streets

Fri, Feb 15, 2002 R. Kelly is finally getting static from the industry. We have heard that certain rappers are shitting on Mr "Go 1/2 on the 14-year old." Our sources stated emphatically that high profile rappers say, "R. Kelly done sold his soul to the devil." As previously stated in the illseed journals, bootleggers… Read more »

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Master P Makes Surprise Appearance

Master P & son Lil Romeo made a surprise speaking appearance at a Chicago high school on Thursday, making up for a broken promise by a scam artist. Last month, Lisa Clayton posed as an agent for P & took $1500 from the students. She promised No Limit Clothing & concert tickets before disappearing. Local… Read more »

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Pac’s Former Bodyguard Makes Film

The person responsible for making sure no harm came Tupac Shakur’s body up until his death is producing a film in conjunction with Xenon films. Bodyguard Frank Alexander, a former body builder and ex-marine, has recently produced a film, "Before I Wake," to offer his side of the never-ending saga of Pac. The title is… Read more »

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Former Tupac Bodyguard Produces Film

The person responsible for making sure no harm came Tupac Shakur’s body up until his death is producing a film in conjunction with Xenon films. Bodyguard Frank Alexander, a former body builder and ex-marine, has recently produced a film, "Before I Wake," to offer his side of the never-ending saga of Pac. The title is… Read more »

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DMX To Embark On Hoodstock Tour

DMX will embark on his Hoodstock tour, giving fans on the East Coast free outdoor shows on top of an 18 wheeler truck. According to Def Jam, Hoodstock starts Oct. 12th in D.C. and will end in Atlanta on Nov. 1st. The tour will run through Baltimore, Boston, Hartford, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Philadelphia,… Read more »

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