Money On My Mind

Saturday, October 22, 2005. Washington, D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood is packed with party people celebrating Howard University’s illustrious Homecoming weekend. A couple hours past midnight, at the intersection of New York and New Jersey Avenues, Harlem rap star Cam’ron Giles reclines behind the wheel of his royal blue 2006 Lamborghini, his childhood friend Huddy Combs riding shotgun. Behind them, Cam’s pink Range Rover, full of his boys. Two cars behind the Range, the Diplomats van, manned by Cam’s security chief, T-Rell, and crew. To his right, Cam notices a bandanna-masked fan forming Roc-A-Fella’s famous diamond sign with his hands. He pays ...

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Feel Me

With Eminem on an indefinite hiatus, Bubba Sparxxx trying to rebuild his career and the Beastie Boys growing into grandfathers, the people’s champ with the ...

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“Damn, we was having a good time tonight, Minneapolis,” said Houston rapper Lil’ Flip from the stage, as the crowd began starting fights that wouldn’t ...

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March 2006

Cover Stories LIVING IN PAIN It’s been a huge year for rap’s most motivated thug. Not only has he had a platinum solo debut and a smash ...

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And Then What

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Tucked away on a leafy block off of New York City’s Madison Avenue, the Hotel Plaza Athenee is a decidedly inconspicuous place to stay. Favored ...

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