July 2005

COVER STORY what i gotta do He’s the ultimate come-home-from-jail success story. Now all Tony Yayo has to do is prove to 50 Cent that he’s his next platinum protégé. FEATURES straight path Welcome to our first-annual jail issue. Yeah, we know it was a long time coming. But we came through like Reggie Miller with seconds left on the shot clock. Peep our in-depth pow-wows with the following hip-hop artists: Pimp C, Drama, Mysonne, Chi Ali, Cold 187um, Big Lurch, Mac, C-Murder, John Forté, Tray Deee, C-Bo, Freekey Zeekey and Turk and then what Before anyone could take the case seriously, Lil’ Kim was found guilty ...

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So Much More

It’s a scene right out of any classic mob flick. Except today, seated in the barber’s chair with a cape draped under his chin while ...

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All Or Nothing

There is a certain quiet euphoria artists exude when they know they’ve delivered that club banger, that classic album, that piece of work that will ...

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Switch

Put your hands in the air. On each hand, align your fingers so there’s no space between them. Then stretch your thumbs as far away ...

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Shots Fired

On March 9, 2005, NYC residents were glued to their radios. Anticipation was building in the Big Apple. DJ Funkmaster Flex was at his cocky ...

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June 2005

cover story switch His homie may have played him dirty, but if you think he’s gonna throw in the towel, you’re dumb. Dame Dash ain’t done. features all or ...

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