Monthly Archives: June 2008

Shady Records Issues Statement On Obie’s Departure

Following the heavy circulation of Obie Trice’s new single “The Giant” signaling the Detroit rapper’s departure from his situation with Shady Records and it’s parent company, Interscope, the brass at Shady issued a statement Monday (Jun 30) reaffirming its support of Trice’s decision.   “Shady Records has agreed to allow Obie Trice to pursue his… Read more »

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US Olympic B-Ball Team Debuts in NYC

In a surprise fan celebration event, the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team assembled in New York to unveil their new Nike-designed uniforms and sneakers on June 30.Allhiphop.com tracked the all day celebration as the new team completed photo shoots throughout the city and interacted with fans at locations such as the Statue of Liberty.Head coach… Read more »

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Knockout Nation: Mayorga Eyes Mosley Bout; Pacquiao Ravages Diaz; De La Hoya – Cotto or Trinidad? The Manassa Mauler Remembered

[Photo: Ricardo Mayorga]   Pacquiao Ravages Diaz   There were two main questions going into the June 28 WBC lightweight title bout between David Diaz and Manny Pacquiao.   First, could Diaz impose his bigger size and natural lightweight frame on his smaller opponent? Second, would Pacquiao utilize his attributes of superior speed and skill… Read more »

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MJG: This Might Be The Day

When you hear legendary Hip-Hop artists 8 Ball &       you should immediately think of a few things. There is the chronicling of their “Space Age Pimpin’” lifestyles, their badge of putting Memphis, TN Hip-Hop on the map or their steadyfast resolve at only delivering their brand of raw Hip-Hop music despite watered down… Read more »

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Obie Trice Officially Off Eminem’s Shady Records

Detroit’s Obie Trice has left Shady Records after eight years and two albums, AllHipHop.com has confirmed today (Jun 30).He is currently working on his third album, while solidifying a new situation for his own imprint.“Obie and Shady were moving in different directions,” the 30-year-old rapper’s manager Terry Wilson tells AllHipHop.com. “But he still has a… Read more »

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Plies Gives Money For Students, Inmates

Slip-N-Slide Records’ latest superstar Plies has partnered with his brother/manager Big Gates to create a non-profit organization aiming to promote a “more functional,  productive and just community.”Big Gates and Plies Power of Visions will kick off its crusade against the ills faced by their South Florida community, by awarding two $5,000 college scholarships.Named after a… Read more »

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