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Red Cafe Talks New Album, Diddy, Shakedown Records
Red Café promises his new album is on the way, for real this time. The Brooklyn rapper has shown a knack for dropping catchy hits like 'Hottest in the Hood,' 'I'm Ill' and 'Paper Touchin'' over the years, but record label drama has always foiled his rel…
Nicki Minaj Tweets About Murdered Cousin in Brookyln
Nicki Minaj stunned fans with a series of tweets announcing that that her cousin, Nicholas Telemague, was murdered in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. on Monday (July 4).
"Lived in Brooklyn his whole life. My precious cousin. My baby. Killed last nite," Nicki tweeted...
Fabolous Performs Impromptu VEVO Show on Brooklyn Bridge
Armed solely with a pair of shades and a boombox, Brooklyn rapper Fabolous gave a small crowd of 30 people a private show on the Brooklyn Bridge recently, courtesy of VEVO's Go Shows.
The video clip follows Fab on a leisurely stroll from his native borough across the bridge, culminating in an impromp…
Racist Petition Against Hip-Hop Club Causes Uproar
Park Slope, Brooklyn, once a multi-ethnic, artist-friendly neighborhood that was home to both rappers like Foxy Brown and indie-rocker Elliot Smith, is apparently no longer a place where hip-hop is welcome. Residents of the family-oriented neighborhood, lead by one Jennifer McMillen, are up in arms …
Citizen Schools Students Interview Wyclef Jean
Sixth- and seventh-grade students at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Urban Assembly Academy of Arts and Letters prepared for weeks to interview Grammy winner Wyclef Jean. As part of the students' Citizen Schools "Press Pass" apprenticeship, taught in partnership with volunteers from AOL Music, students l…
Theophilus London Tours Brooklyn With Nike Sportswear
Nike Sportswear is ramping up to the World Basketball Festival with a new campaign that features a basketball tournament, Manhattan block party and most interestingly, a documentary series that lets an ambassador from each of New York's five boroughs explain why they love their home and how it …
Beyonce Sports New ‘Brooklyn’ Tattoo
Beyonce turned a few heads this past weekend when she was spotted out on the town with some new artwork on her body. Mrs. Carter sported a fresh "Brooklyn" tattoo on her left hand while she maneuvered the nightclubs in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood...
Jay-Z to Attend Ground Breaking for New Nets Arena
According to recent reports, Jay-Z will be in attendance when they break ground today (March 11) at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, the site for the Barclay Center, which will house the New Jersey Nets. The rapper-turned-mogul -- and part-owner of the Nets -- will be joined by friend and developer Bruce…

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