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2014-05-13 23:12:55

From skateboarding the streets of Brooklyn to spending several years as a monk in an NYC ashram — and back again — Srikalogy's experiences inform his unique hip hop sound and fuel his

2010-07-08 13:09:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Liles, President and CEO of KWL/ Def Jam Enterprises received the Medaille de la Ville de Paris, the highest honor an individual can receive for their contributions to Parisian culture.

2010-04-06 06:08:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Foundation and the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Television Show have issued a final "Cease and Desist" to the NMOHH and other trademark infringers to stop using their name, likeness, and selling any material with the name Hip Hop and Hall of Fame! They have now unfortunately put other Hip Hop moguls, and some of HHHOF's friends in a legally liable position, like Russell Simmons, Andre Harrell, Leyla Turkann, and others listed...

2009-02-06 10:24:17

New York rapper Nas, who in 2006 declared that Hip Hop is Dead, is quite alive these days. His latest album, the controversial Untitled, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in July and is certified gold.

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Marc Horne IT SOUNDS like the most unlikely musical collaboration since David Bowie teamed up with Bing Crosby. But percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has revealed plans to perform with rap hell-raiser Eminem.

2008-07-25 09:00:58

"Nas" is a daring move, as its original title was the most divisive racial slur in America, the word symbolically buried by the NAACP in a funeral led by Jesse Jackson, who, it turns out, says it when he thinks no one is listening.

2008-07-21 00:00:23

By The Associated Press Don't be fooled by "Queens Get The Money," the bracing opener of Nas'now-untitled ninth solo album: It sounds like nothing else on the CD.

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