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Obie Trice Loses Mother to Breast Cancer

Detroit MC Obie Trice lost his beloved mother to breast cancer yesterday (July 12).

While details are still scarce, the former Eminem protégé reveals to All Hip Hop that his mother, Ms. Elanore, succumbed to the illn

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Rick Ross Smoked Weed Outside Michael Jackson’s Home

On the second anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, as many reflect on his impact and legacy, Miami rapper Rick Ross paid tribute by revealing that he smoked marijuana outside Jackson's home on the day he died.

The Maybach Music Group boss explained that he found himself in Los Angeles on June 25, 2009,

the day

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Michael Jackson: How the Star Rakes in Cash After Death

It's been two years since the untimely death of Michael Jackson, but that hasn't stopped fans from doing their best to hold on to the memory of the King of Pop. Since his death, the pop icon has seen a bittersweet caree

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Outlawz’ Noble Says Tupac Knew Dexter Isaac Was Gunman

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On Wednesday (June 15), prison inmate Dexter Isaac confessed that he was the gunman in the infamous 1994 Quad Studios robbery and shooting of Tupac Shakur, naming Game's manager, Jimmy "Henchmen" Rosemond as the mastermind behind the bloody incident.

On the 40th annive

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Happy Birthday Tupac Shakur

Hip-hop enthusiasts are celebrating the lyrics and life of Tupac Shakur today (June 16), as the talented West Coast rhymer would have turned 40 years old.

Pac, who was taken too soon on Sept. 13, 1996, aft

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Kanye West Raps at Gil Scott-Heron Funeral

Kanye West paid his respects to the late Gil Scott-Heron yesterday (June 2.) The Louis Vuitton Don, sporting shades and a black suit, attended Heron's funeral at the Harlem Riverside Church and closed out the memorial service with a performance of 'Lost in the World,' a track off his latest album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.'

The coda was an apropos example of Heron's significance in hip-hop culture. West samples Heron's poem,

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Michael Jackson Tops Dance Chart Two Years After Death

As time approaches the two year anniversary of Michael Jackson's untimely death, the iconic pop star remains at the top of the charts.

'Hollywood Tonight,' a song off the first posthumous Jackson album 'Michael,' released in December, tops the Billboard Dance/Club Play Chart this week. This is the first time Jackson's name has been atop the dance char

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Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive, According to Hackers

A false report stating that rapper Tupac Shakur is alive and living out of the country, sent the Internet into a fury over the weekend, crashing the website from which the story originated.

The story, originally posted on PBS's NewsHour blog, wa

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Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Remembered, Funeral Today

Family, friends and fans will say their final goodbyes to Cali Swag District member Montae "M-Bone" Talbert, who will be laid to rest later today (May 27). The slain rapper's funeral will be held in Talbert's home town of Inglewood, Calif. and will be open to

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Cali Swag District Release Tribute Song for M-Bone

The remaining three members of Los Angeles-based hip-hop group Cali Swag District are putting the loss of member M-Bone (pictured far left) into song. The group -- now consisting of JayAre, Smoove

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