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Kanye West To ‘Touch The Sky’ On Tour

Kanye West has tapped an all-star cast for his “Touch the Sky” tour, which comes on the heels of his #1 sophomore Roc-A-Fella Records release, Late Registration. Keyshia Cole, Fantasia and rapper Common will join Kanye on the tour, which is being sponsored by Verizon. "Performing live is the reason why we make this music,… Read more »

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Laura Bush, Master P. Talk Kanye’s ‘Comments’

Kanye West’s recent on-air comments that George W. Bush “doesn’t care about black people” has spurred numerous reactions, the latest coming from New Orleans rapper Master P and First Lady Laura Bush. During a nationally televised telethon live on NBC last Friday (Sept. 2), West stated that President Bush had not adequately supported the high… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: KRS Vs. Oxford, Kanye Takes #1, Steve Harvey, Miri Ben-Ari

KRS-One was recently booted from a scheduled lecture at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. In a recent interview with the California’s North County Times, the pioneering rapper explained the situation. "Every philosopher wants to lecture at Oxford," KRS-One said. "I got the letter in the mail and I framed it. They had a big… Read more »

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One Be Lo: Travelin’ Man

While Eminem’s annual Anger Management Tour and Jay-Z’s Fade To Black make national headlines with their three-month concert circuits, touring is a way of life for One Be Lo. The Pontiac, Michigan native has been winning fans over with his live shows ever since he was named OneManArmy, one-half of Midwestern gurus, Binary Star. He… Read more »

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Eminem Sued By Michigan Couple

A Michigan husband and wife have slapped Eminem with his second lawsuit in two weeks. On Thursday, Breck and Tina Wyngarden have filed suit against the rapper, a bus driver, and Entertainment Coaches of America over a collision that involved the rapper’s Anger Management tour bus. On July 13, Eminem’s Anger Management tour bus was… Read more »

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Tom Silverman & Jazzy Jay: Give It Up or Turn It Loose

My, how times have changed. On the famous Tommy Boy label, Stetsasonic’s “Talkin’ All That Jazz” addressed controversy within sampling, and became an anthem for any producer getting served by Barry White or The Turtles. However, Tommy Boy’s music has always showed a higher appreciation for the records used to create their own classics. 45… Read more »

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Def Jam And EA Renew Partnership

Def Jam Enterprises and Electronic Arts have extended an already successful partnership that will ensure the release of several video game titles exclusively over a number of years. The first game to be released under the new deal will be “Def Jam 3,” the sequel to the successful games “Def Jam Vendetta” and “Def Jam… Read more »

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The Game: Locked and Loaded

The last time AllHipHop.com caught up with The Game, "300 Bars" was just days away from dropping. I’d say at least 200 of those bars gave the streets something to talk about, and a lot of follow-up questions. It turns out that our man Semtex over in London just caught Chuck Taylor swinging through, and… Read more »

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Kanye West Honored By ‘Millions More Movement’

Kanye West was recently honored at the Nation of Islam headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, where the rapper expressed support for the upcoming Millions More Movement. On July 24, West was presented with the Million Man March Image Award on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Millions More Movement. Combating the rising dropout rates… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Sean John Sued, Snoop Teams With Chrysler, Qualo Signs, Luke Records Sued

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs has been hit with a lawsuit over the slogan for his Sean John clothing line. Gregory Hilderbrand filed a lawsuit in Chicago Federal Court, claiming that the brand’s slogan “It’s no just a label, it’s a lifestyle” violates his registered trademark “It’s a lifestyle.” Hilderbrand alleges that his own clothing line… Read more »

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