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Give the Drummer Sum

When VH1 ran down the list of their 2008 roster for their annual Hip-Hop Honors, many fans were surprised to see Cali’s Cypress Hill amongst notables like De La Soul, Too $hort and Slick Rick. Still when Cypress debuted ...

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50 Cent Explains Album Set Backs

If you think 50 Cent's nervous about coming out during the fourth quarter, think again. As previously reported, the Queens rapper pushed his fourth album, Before I Self Destruct, to next year. The CD wasn't postponed because his lead single, "Get ...

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Legends Wear Fila Event

XXL Magazine sponsored the Legends Wear Fila Event last Thursday. In addition to honoring influential music and fashion icon, the event served as sort of a launch party for Wu-Tang-Clan Band Ltd. and Fila's Weathertech boot. The Wu's RZA, Masta Killa, ...

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Def Jam Names New Senior Vice President

Island Def Jam Music Group President, Steve Bartels announced today (11/17) the appointment of Jeff Straughn as Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing of Island Def Jam Music Group. Promoted from vice president to senior vice president, Straughn’s new position requires him ...

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