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50 Cent Confronts Slave Owners in Documentary
Hip-hop mogul 50 Cent will reportedly be the subject of a new installment of VH1's 'Rock Docs' series entitled 'The Origin of Me,' which traces his ancestry to South Carolina, where his family resided before migrating to New York City in the 1950s...
Mac Miller Gets Help from ‘Single Ladies’ on New VH1 Show
Wiz Khalifa-protege Mac Miller is about to make his sitcom debut. The up-and-coming Pittsburgh MC, currently featured on the cover of XXL magazine's Freshmen Class issue, will have a cameo appearance on VH1's new series 'Single Ladies,' starring actress Stacey Dash, and executive…
Jay-Z, Biggie Make VH1’s Greatest Musicians List
In 1998, when VH1 launched its first Greatest Musicians of All Time list, there wasn't a single hip-hop musician that made the cut. The music network just released an updated version of the list -- determined by a poll of music experts and well-known musicians -- with Jay-Z, Public Enemy, Notor…
Rap World Descends Upon VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors’
Southern hip-hop was represented to the fullest at last night's taping of VH1's annual 'Hip Hop Honors' in New York City.
Host by 'The Office' actor/comedian Craig Robinson, the event honored the hip-hop hotbeds of the "Dirty South," from Houston to At…
Bun B, Lil Jon and T-Pain to Perform at Hip Hop Honors
As previously reported, this year's annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors will celebrate Southern rap and the pioneers who paved the way for the dirty South's current stranglehold on the hip-hop charts.
In addition to presentations honoring Southern rap legends J Prince, Organized Noize, 2 Live Crew, Master P a…
Big Boi Says Hip Hop Honors Accolade Feels Like a ‘Funeral’
VH1's Hip Hop Honors celebrated the South this year, featuring Jermaine Dupri, 2 Live Crew, J. Prince, Master P and longtime OutKast collaborators, Organized Noize. Yet, while some notable Southern rap pioneers like Uncle Luke and Tony Draper have complained that the Southern hip hop celebration is …
Luke Feels Disrespected by VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors’
When VH1's Hip Hop Honors ceremony heads down south later this year, it looks like former 2 Live Crew member and honoree, Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell may not be in attendance. The Miami native is steaming mad that despite his career milestones as a solo artist, he is only bei…

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