HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
Mos Def Defends Alleged Terrorist Jose Padilla
In an interview with the Associated Press, Brooklyn rapper Mos Def expresses doubts about the validity and fairness of alleged terrorist Jose Padilla’s trial.
Kanye West Films Public Service Announcement for ED in ’08 Campaign
On Friday (August 24), Kanye West filmed a public service announcement aimed at urging the 2008 presidential candidates to address the country’s educational crisis and dropout epidemic.
DMX’s Arizona Home Raided; Dogs, Guns and Illegal Substance Confiscated
On Friday (August 24), DMX’s home in north Phoenix was raided by local police after they received reports that the rapper’s pitbulls were being neglected.
Maino Signs With Atlantic Records; Aligns with T.I.: “I’m Riding With Grand Hustle”
On Friday, August 17, Brooklyn rapper Maino officially inked a deal with Atlantic Records for his Hustle Hard imprint and upcoming debut album, Death Before Dishonor.
Yung Joc on XXLMag.com’s Gcast Audio Blog
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Talib Kweli Lets The Fans Decide His Upcoming Tour Dates
Talib Kweli is collaborating with Eventful Demand for a new contest that will allow fans to vote on which five colleges he will perform at for his 2007/2008 tour.
Missy Elliot Stars In Upcoming Doritos Commercial
Missy Elliot is collaborating with Doritos for a new ad campaign set to debut on September 17.
<b>Baby & Lil Wayne</b> <br /> <em>Nobody Does It Better Part 2</em>
If you liked XXL’s interview with Baby and Lil Wayne in the 10th anniversary September issue, wait until you read what we didn’t get to run.
Hip-Hop’s Most Hardbody Anthem. Evar…
NaS’ I Can.
R. Kelly is clearly insane
Even more so than the rest of us.