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NYPD Attack Rapper, Fans After Pete Rock Album Event
The NYPD's rep for being adverse to hip-hop events just got worse. Last night (June 28), authorities and patrons clashed outside of Tammany Hall in New York City's Lower East Side after an album release party and show celebrating the release of a new album from Smif-N-Wessun and Pete Rock.…
Plies Threatens to Shoot Fans at Orlando Concert
Plies has let his temper get the best of him. While performing in a club in Orlando, Fla., the Sunshine State native was pelted with a cup, prompting the rapper to go on an angry tirade. But things took a turn for the serious when the hotheaded spitter threatened the offender with physical violence,…
Drake’s New Video Upsets Jamaican Tourism Official
Young Money rapper Drake chose Jamaica as the setting for his 'Find Your Love' video and second official single from his upcoming album 'Thank Me Later.' The video has become a viral hit since it premiered on May 11, but its violent undertones have raised some concerns about Jama…
Rihanna Talks Life Post Chris Brown in Glamour Magazine
Rihanna is kicking off her new album media blitz in the November issue of Glamour Magazine, revealing details of her life post Chris Brown. The 21-year-old gets candid about her recovery since the assault last February stating that following the event, public interest in her rose to extreme levels..…
Rihanna to Break Her Silence on Good Morning America
Chris Brown had his chance, now it's Rihanna's turn to break her silence. Good Morning America will feature the 21-year-old Friday (Nov. 6), in her first television appearance since being assaulted by Brown in February. The interview will run both on the ABC morning show plus an extended v…
Is UK Hip-Hop Club Crack Down Discrimination?
Police in the United Kingdom are cracking down on hip-hop and some are crying foul.
According to reports, close to 300 London clubs and venues are being forced to fill out surveys on the style of music they promote. Officially known as Form 696, the survey specifically focuses on "large promoted…