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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Returns With Roxanne Shante
With over 30 years in the making, hip-hop has dominated pop culture in the U.S. and abroad, claiming the top spots on the charts and watching rappers run for president. So it's only right the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards, which celebrates the originators of the genre, makes its return.
Roxanne Shante, Kool Herc & More Bowl to Fight Cancer
A group of '80s rap legends have joined forces to fight breast cancer by bowling.
The event, dubbed Hip-Hop Pin Drop, is scheduled to take place in January at New York City's Frames Bowling Lounge, and was organized by U.T.F.O.'s Kangol Kid, Roxanne Shante and film executive Shaunda Lu…
Foxy Brown’s Manager Maintains Rapper’s Innocence
The story continues to unfold surrounding rapper Foxy Brown's arrest for allegedly violating a protective order filed by her neighbor, Arlene Raymond.
According to a complaint filed on July 21, Foxy Brown, born Inga Marchand, is said to have verbally assaulted and exposed herself to Raymond...
Roxanne Shante Reveals Breast Cancer Battle
On the heels of debunked claims that her record label paid for her college education, veteran rapper Roxanne Shante is revealing that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 40-year-old first noticed a lump in her breast earlier this year, but did nothing about it for months...
Roxanne Shante Issues Public Apology for Fabricated Tale
In early September, the New York Post ran a feature on 80s rapper Roxanne Shante exploring her career path post hip-hop. Shante gave the paper a detailed explanation about her struggle with Warner Music to have the label fund her college education – something she claims they agreed to do in he…
Roxanne Shante Responds to Accusations, Sort Of
The New York Daily News recently reported that '80s rapper Roxanne Shante had forced her former record label, Warner Music, to finance her education, including a degree from Marymount Manhattan College and a Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell University...

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