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Worst Fears Confirmed

Artist: VakillTitle: Worst Fears ConfirmedRating: 4 StarsReviewed by: illseed Darkness is what’s missing from Hip-Hop and that isn’t in reference to the complexion of the rappers doing it. These days, Hip-Hop is one big happy-go-lucky circus of confection, whether your love is killing your own people, doing drugs or just ignoring social issues. Vakill isn’t… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco Speaks on New Projects

Lupe Fiasco is bringing more to the rap game than show-stealing cameos and great lyrics. The 23-year-old product of Chicago’s west side, whose debut album Food and Liquor drops this spring on Atlantic Records, is also pushing street clothes, a radio show and a record label. Fiasco co-founded the label, 1st and 15th, with a… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco: Revenge of the Hip-Hop Nerd

Being co-signed by Jay-Z over three years ago would seemingly ensure Lupe Fiasco’s propulsion to superstardom. However, the Chi-Town native’s deals with Roc-A-Fella Records, an L.A. Reid-helmed Arista and a group project via Epic all crumbled. Still, a talent like Lupe Fiasco isn’t anchored by the trials of life – he rises. Eventually, Atlantic Records… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Twista, BET, Marc Ecko, Ludacris

Twista recently headlined an event at Chicago’s Roosevelt University, as part of National Black AIDS Awareness day yesterday (Feb. 7). The rapper encouraged young fans to engage in safe sex and use condoms. The event was sponsored by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and the Brothers and Sisters United Against HIV/AIDS (BASUAH). According to the U.S…. Read more »

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Twista Injured In Early Morning Car Crash

Multi-platinum rapper Twista suffered injuries in an early morning auto accident in Chicago this morning (Jan. 7). The rapper was injured in a hit and run accident around 4:00 AM, after another driver ran into his Dodge Charger. “He is at home with his private doctor under observation,” Twista’s manager Rawle Stewart told AllHipHop.com. “Twista… Read more »

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2005: The Hip-Hop Year In Review Part 1

Albums of the Year: The Game The Documentary (G-Unit/Aftermath) The Documentary begs the question “What if Ice Cube would have released Amerikkka’s Most Wanted BEFORE leaving N.W.A.?” Though this album may haunt fans as a precursor to one of the weirdest, and most hostile, arguably – most fabricated beefs in rap history, it remains one… Read more »

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1995: A Hip-Hop Retrospective

Ten years can change a lot in the course of history. 2005 marks the age of technological ease, political strife across the globe, and flossy mega-entertainers. Just ten years ago, in 1995, Hip-Hop culture and music was steadily evolving with the fast-moving times. In fact, it can be argued that, compared to now, Hip-Hop back… Read more »

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