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Proof Would Have Been 40 Years Old Today

Today would have marked the 40th birthday of Eminem's hype man and D12 member, Proof. Real name DeShaun Holton, Proof was a permanent staple of Detroit's underground rap scene in the 1990s. Rising to prominence with the Detroit rap collective, D12, Proof made a name for himself as a battle rapper in…
A XXL Playlist For The Government Shutdown

After congress failed to reach a compromise on the budget last night, the U.S. federal government officially was shut down at midnight on October 1. The GOP-controlled House Of Representatives continued to demand changes in Obamacare, seeking to defund the new healthcare initiative as the price of f…
Top Hip-Hop Headlines – 9/23 – 9/27
Despite reports that Drake was on pace to sell over 600,000 copies of his new album, Nothing Was The Same, hip-hop was dominated by another fashionable rapper, Kanye West, this week. Kanye's interview with Zane Lowe of the BBC was the talk of the hip-hop world this week as the instantly qu…
Eminem’s Shady Records Launching Shady Films
According to shadyrecords.com, Eminem and Shady Records have a deal for content development and production with Ben Silverman's LOUD channel in partnership with Electus. Today they announced Shady Films.
Shady Films will continue to produce Detroit Rubber, an online series about Michigan sneaker…
7 Hip-Hop Artists That Have Gone To Rehab
After the events of his three-day long Twitter rant two weeks ago, many people had wondered about the state of Gucci Mane's mental health in the wake of his perceived meltdown. Fans, journalists and his peers wondered what was wrong with Gucci and pondered if the man needed serious help in the …
Rappers Run In With The Law (Gallery)
It seems that once a rapper reaches a certain eminence, the law always catches up to them. From DMX to Lil Kim and even further down in the history of hip-hop, rappers have always found it tough to escape the vengeance of authorities. Whether it be for tax evasion, gun charges, or even an unfortunat…
20 Of Hip-Hop’s Fastest Rappers
Years back, there was a commercial for toys called Micro Machines, and the announcer talked so fast that you couldn’t catch a single word that he said. Maybe that was his shtick, and he was actually telling everyone the cars were so small that you could choke on them if you accidenta…

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