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Lil Wayne Arrested In Arizona

Rapper Lil Wayne was arrested near Yuma, Arizona by law enforcement officials and members of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) last night (January 22). While details are sketchy, it reported that the rapper is in the custody of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department and will be arraigned on felony charges of possessing dangerous drugs, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. The rapper is scheduled to appear in court […]

todayJanuary 24, 2008 2

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Rapper Busta Rhymes Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

Rapper Busta Rhymes avoided jail time today (January 23), after he pleaded guilty to assault and DUI charges. Rhymes, born Trevor Smith accepted a plea deal in exchange for the guilty pleas. The acceptance is in direct contrast to Rhymes’ previous plea of not guilty, although the rapper has maintained his innocence throughout the entire case until now. "Busta is glad to finally put this behind him," Busta’s attorney Scott […]

todayJanuary 23, 2008 4

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Ludacris Opening Upscale Restaurant In Atlanta

Grammy-award winning rapper Ludacris is adding the title of restaurateur to his resume. In April 2007, he will launch his latest business venture, Straits Atlanta, bringing Singaporean cuisine to the artist’s hometown. The restaurant is the fourth of it’s kind: Ludacris’ partner in the venture, Chef Chris Yeo owns three other restaurants in the Straits brand in San Francisco, San Jose and Burlingame, California. Named for the Straits of Malacca […]

todayJanuary 22, 2008 1

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Lil Kim To Imperial Records?

Late last week rumors swirled that Lil Kim was in the process of signing to Imperial Records. Although label representatives would not confirm the deal with HipHopDX, they also did not deny the rumors. Lil Kim's management was also unavailable for comment. If the move does indeed go through, Imperial will be Kim's first home since Atlantic Records, where she released four albums, dating back to 1996's Hardcore as well […]

todayJanuary 21, 2008 2

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Aidonia Gets Bail

Dancehall artiste, Sheldon 'Aidonia' Lawrence was given bail when he appeared in the Gun Court yesterday on charges of illegal possession of firearm and shooting with intent. Aidonia has been given bail at a sum of J$500,000 and was ordered to return to court on February 1 when his matter will again be mentioned. Lawrence has been in police custody since January 5 in connection with the shooting of a […]

todayJanuary 21, 2008 2

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Macka-Toots video refreshing

Macka Diamond and Toots Hibbert teamed up on Wednesday for the video shoot of Don't Bother Me, which is featured on Toots' Grammy nominated album Light Your Light. The video was shot in Kingston at the home of Bridget Brown who is the owner of Bridget Sandals. The shoot which was scheduled to start at six in the evening eventually started at nearly 9:00 p.m. The collaboration seems to be […]

todayJanuary 18, 2008 1

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Fire Links, Wee Pow feud ends

After a nearly five-year rift between two of Jamaica's top sound systems, Fire Sound and Stone Love, the respective heads have sought to mend fences. Last Tuesday evening, the heads of both sounds, Fire Links and Wee Pow met at a private meeting, arranged by Lena British (Promoter of 'British Link Up') at the Hilton hotel, where they made a decision to forget about the past and move on for […]

todayJanuary 18, 2008 3

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Snoop, Beckham to launch slipper line?

The rapper and soccer star - who are close friends - are so addicted to the comfy footwear they are planning to launch their own line of the 'house shoes' when they retire from their respective careers. Snoop said: "I got David a pair of slippers as a present and he took a picture of him wearing them and sent it to me. I was like, 'They look cool!' "We […]

todayJanuary 17, 2008 2

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Aidonia denies involvement in shooting incident

Sheldon Lawrence, also known as Aidonia, is denying any involvement in a shooting incident which led to him being in police custody. Aidonia, who is still in police custody awaiting an identification parade, was arrested on Saturday. He was taken into custody after the incident. A press release issued yesterday stated that "He (Aidonia) wishes to assure the public, local and international, and his many fans that he is innocent […]

todayJanuary 11, 2008 4

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