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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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Jim Jones Dedicates ‘Perfect Day’ to Cancer Patients

Dip Set capo Jim Jones has announced that the video for his new song, 'Perfect Day,' is dedicated to cancer patients and their families.

In an interview with former NFL star Darrell Reid, the Harlem rapper revealed that the inspirat

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Beastie Boys to Drop ‘Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2′ on May 3

The Beastie Boys are officially back in action after a long hiatus. Cancer-stricken group member MCA, real name Adam Yauch, feels well enough for the group to finally release the long-awaited 'Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2' on May 3.

New York's bad brothers were on sched

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LL Cool J’s Wife Launches ‘SIS’ Jewelry Line

LL Cool J's wife of 16 years, Simone I Smith, is launching her own signature jewelry collection, SIS.

The high-end brand currently offers bracelets and earrings, influenced by Simone's hip-hop adolescence in Queens, N.Y., where she met her husband LL. "I was 17-years-old when we met and I'll always remember the day

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Beastie Boys’ MCA Says He is Not Cancer- Free

Despite reports to the contrary, legendary Beastie Boys rapper Adam "MCA" Yauch says that he is still battling cancer.

Earlier this week, several media outlets reported that Yauch had been cleared of periaortic gla

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Aretha Franklin Returns Home From Hospital

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has returned home for the holidays, where she will recover from her recent surgery.

"I've been at home for almost three days now," Aretha said in a statement. "My family and friends who brought me home are taking great care o

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Aretha Franklin Diagnosed With Cancer

A week after undergoing surgery for an unknown illness, it has been reported that legendary singer Aretha Franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and may have less than a year to live.

While her surgery was dubbed "highly successful," FOX

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DJ Hideo Dies of Cancer

Yet another member of the global hip-hop community died this week. Respected Los Angeles tastemaker DJ Hideo passed away on Saturday, April 24 after a long bout with colon and liver cancer at the age of 42.

In February of 2009, after being diagnosed wit

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Adam Yauch Encourages Meditation to Fight Cancer

Adam Yauch, also known as the great MCA of the Beastie Boys, seems to have improved quite a bit since announcing that he had cancer last July, but that doesn't mean that all cancer cells have been destroyed across the world. Apparently, that's his next project. In an email sent to the Beastie Boys mailing list this morning (A

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Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Ready to Start Working on Music Again

Adam Yauch, also known as the gravelly-voiced MCA of the legendary Beastie Boys, suffered quite a scare last summer when it was revealed he had cancer of the salivary gland. The group's new album, 'Hot Sauce Committee, Part One,' was put on the back burner while Yauch focused

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