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Nervous Records Returns To Hip-Hop

Nervous Records, the seminal label that brought Hip-Hop the first releases from Black Moon as well as hits from Mad Lion, Smif-N-Wessun and others, is re-entering the Hip-Hop game.Founded in 1991, the company achieved massive success with the Nervous label as well as several other imprints, including Wreck and Weeded. The ground work they laid […]

Miller Brewing Apologizes To African-Americans, Announces Concert With Wyclef & Others

Miller Brewing Company announced a two-day concert highlighting the contributions of African-Americans in Rock & Roll music, amidst criticism of a commemorative can series honoring 50 years of rock & roll music that only featured white artists. Wyclef Jean, Bo Diddley, James Brown, Lenny Kravitz and others will participate in an end of the summer […]

Hip-Hop Summit Honors MD. Republican Governors, Says St. Louis Summit Biggest Ever

Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop Summit Action Network announced that the St. Louis, Missouri Hip-Hop Summit was the most successful ever, registering over 100,000 new voters. Nelly, Jadakiss, Rev Run, D12, Lazy Bone, Remy Martin and others spoke to more than 5,000 people who showed up for the summit. Organizers said they registered 114,000 new voters. In […]

Bloodline Records Taps UK Talent

DMX’s label Bloodline Records is increasing their international efforts and is aiming to recruit talented rappers from England. The label recently held an open mic contest at the West End’s Mean Fiddler. The sessions were filmed and executives from the label will come back to the United States to judge the rappers and pick a […]

Simmons’ Sneaks Outselling Competition

Russell and Kimora Simmons announced that their respective sneaker lines were out-selling major competitors in stores across the country. The Simmons’ “Diva” sneaker and the Phat Farm Classic shoe moved over 36,000 pairs through 900 Finish Line stores, selling more than Nike, Reebok and Adidas in a single week. “Nike is $10 billion dollar company,” […]

Outlawz Not Signing With Cash Money

The Outlawz have announced that their highly anticipated signing to Cash Money Records is not going to happen. A spokesman said the initial deal was never finalized and they are now exploring other options. “The Outlawz were waiting two months for their advance and Cash Money never signed the contract,” the group’s official website reads. […]