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DJ Mike Swift, formerly Mr. Smith, began in 1996 as an on-air radio personality and picked up turntablism one year later when he purchased a set of Technic 1200's from the world famous DJ Nabs. That b... Read More


 

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Legendary Promoter Van Silk Confirms Educated Rapper Of UTFO Dead At 54

Educated Rapper (also known as EMD) of the classic Hip Hop group UTFO has passed away, according to former Geto Boys DJ Ready Red, Rahiem of the Furious Five, fellow UTFO member Mix Master Ice and legendary Bronx promoter Van Silk. He was 54.

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Nas, Ghostface Killah & Just Blaze to Perform at A3C Festival

A3C is proud to announce hip-hop legends Nas, Ghostface Killah, Just Blaze and up-and-coming MCs Joyner Lucas, SABA, Kirk Knight and Jay IDK will be performing Sunday, Oct 8th at the A3C Festival @ The Georgia Freight Depot.

The A3C Festival is a 2-day outdoor hip-hop festival in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Thousands of hip-hop fans, artists and creatives from around the world gather to enjoy hip-hop music and culture at the Georgia Freight Depot on Sat, Oct 7 and Sun, Oct 8.

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Will.I.Am Reveals Why Fergie Left the Black Eyed Peas

Ready for the return of The Black Eyed Peas? So are we! However, you may notice the line-up has changed a bit since we last saw them. Just a few days ago rumours started circulating that Fergie was possibly leaving the band, and that Nicole Scherzinger was replacing her. And now Ahlan! can reveal what's REALLY going...

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Here's What You Need to Know About Big Boi's 'Boomiverse'

Five years removed from his last solo LP, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, the Savannah, Ga.-born, Atlanta-bred spitter appears to have caught the itch to unleash a new collection of songs, which brings us to Electric Lady Studios, where Big Boi is previewing his forthcoming album, Boomiverse.

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Regina King Working On Cinderalla Remake With Rapper Dana Dane

Regina King is no stranger to the big screen but it seems turning a Rap classic into a film might be her newest endeavor. The True Crime actress is reportedly working on a Hip-Hopera remake of Dana Dane's 1987 song "Cinderfella".

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That Soulja Boy & Bow Wow Album No One Asked For Is Here [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]

Soulja Boy and Bow Wow drew all types of laughed when they likened their joint project, Ignorant Sh*t, to a Watch The Throne. Nevertheless, the new album is here.

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Street Named After Phife Dawg To Be Unveiled On November 19th

Phife Dawg will forever live through his music with A Tribe Called Quest, and in the coming weeks, the late, great lyricist will be memorialized with a street named after him.

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Pusha T and Tim Kaine Discuss Hillary Clinton Campaign [VIDEO]

Pusha T is with her. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper has been actively campaigning for Hillary Clinton and during a recent stop in Miami, sat down to politic with her running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.

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Prince Rep Has 'No Knowledge' of Jay Z's Reported $40 Million Offer for Artist's Unreleased Music

TMZ reported early Wednesday that Jay Z met with Prince's sister Tyka in an effort to "snap up all the unreleased Prince music" held in the singer's much-vaunted vault at Paisley Park.

Reached for comment, L. Londell McMillan, an advisor to the estate, told Billboard that he has "no knowledge of any discussions in that report"...

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Big Boi Is Slanging Dog Shampoo

   

Big Boi Is Slanging Dog Shampoo

Big Boi has been a long-time hustler in the business of selling Pit Bulls and now the Grammy-award winning rapper has partnered up with pet product tycoon Bobbi Panter to bring dog lovers "Big Boi & Bobbi."

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