AHH Stray News: Kevin Liles, Mobb Deep, Lil Kim, Hiero


Deep celebrated the release of their sixth album Amerikaz Nightmare

last night in New York at club Spirit. Raekwon the Chef, Black Thought, M.O.P.,

the Roots, Treach, Sean Price and Shyheim took to the stage and gave enthusiastic

performances. Lil Jon, Talib Kweli, Buck Shot, Grand Master Caz, Styles P.,

Jadakiss and others were also present. It was also announced that Mobb Deep

and M.O.P. would be collaborating on an upcoming untitled album.

Kevin Liles, who

recently resigned from his CEO position at Def Jam, has announced that he has

accepted a position at Warner Music Group. Liles is reunited with former Island

Def Jam CEO, Lyor Cohen. “Reuniting with Mr. Bronfman and my good friend

Lyor sets the stage for one of the greatest shows on earth,” Liles said

in a statement. “We all know how to win big and won’t accept anything



AllHipHop.com reported in June,

Lil Kim is launching her own line of watches. It was recently announced that

she will now extend her reach into the fashion world and will launch a line

of perfume and a bag and clothing line. Kim’s scrapped the original plans

to have replica diamonds and has teamed with Jacob Jacob the Jeweler" Arabo,

who also did a deal with Kanye

West to produce custom “Jesus Pieces.”

Hieroglyphics will

be dropping a new DVD titled “Full Circle.” In addition to the DVD,

fans will receive a bonus CD of Hiero live. The Oakland, California vets are

also preparing “Hieroglyphics Video Retrospective DVD” and Del The

Funky Homosapien’s "Funk Em" 12." The DVD hits stores in

October 2005.

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