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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 illness yesterday. "My mom was ...
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 inspirational video, which is co-directed by Jones, was made with a…
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 schedule to release &apo…
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...
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 gland and lymph node cancer, after fellow Beastie Boy Mike D...
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 of me..…
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 2 News in Detroit has confirmed …
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 with the disease, Hideo underwent operations and ch…
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...

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