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Queen Latifah Congratulates Beyonce, Jay-Z on Blue Ivy
As the celeb world took to Twitter yesterday to congratulate Beyonce and Jay-Z on the birth of their baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter, one regal well wisher was notably absent. Busy promoting 'Joyful Noise,' her new film with Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah couldn't get to a phone or computer, …
Russell Simmons Appears on PETA Postage Stamp
Russell Simmons has become the first member of the hip-hop community to appear on a postage stamp.
On Tuesday (Nov. 29), Animal rights advocacy group PETA released a series of stamps, featuring the 20 most influential vegetarians, and Rush, a 13-year vegan, has been chosen, along with Sir Paul McCart…
Russell Simmons Backs Constitutional Amendment
Hip-hop mogul and Occupy protest supporter Russell Simmons was in Boston yesterday to introduce a constitutional amendment he says would keep corporations from interfering in American politics.
Authored by an anonymous "leading senior congressman," according to the Def Jam founder, …
Def Jam to Publish 300-Page Label History
Seminal rap label Def Jam is preparing to publish a memoir of its own storied history, with the humbly-titled 'Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label.'
The 304-page tome is written by hip-hop legend Bill Adler and writer Dan Charnas, with prefaces by Def Jam titans Rick…
Diddy Sued Over 2010 Shooting at Atlanta Restaurant
Music executive and aspiring rapper Tony Austin aka "Mr. Make it Happen" has filed suit against hip-hop mogul Diddy over a 2010 shooting that occurred outside of his Atlanta, Ga. restaurant Justin's.
Though neither were critically injured in the incident, Austin was rushed to the hospital, …

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