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Ani DiFranco, HCTM, Tiffany, Method Man, and Redman are coming to Central Iowa

Ani DiFranco , Here Come The Mummies , Tiffany , and the World Wide Rollers Tour featuring Method Man and Redman all have new concert dates set for Central Iowa venues.

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Related Topix: Ani Difranco, Folk, Iowa, Pop/Rock, Tiffany, Here Come the Mummies

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Examiner.com

G-Unit reunite for 'The Beauty Of Independence' EP

The Beauty Of Independence is a great showing of solidarity for G-Unit, considering the fact that all four original members are on the EP.

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Toledo Blade

Rapper Coolio suffers asthma attack

The Hip Hop Festival at the Perrysburg Community Center was dealt a double blow Saturday night as headliner Coolio was not expected to perform and the festival experienced a power outage that affected three of its four stages.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Coolio, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

The China Post

Hip-hop moves as force for slain unarmed black man

Rappers are making their voices heard in the Missouri city where a white police officer killed an unarmed young black man, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Public Enemy, Ferguson, MO

The Lebanon Daily News

Made in America concert set to rock Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Philadelphia, PA

TheIndyChannel

A police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by...

A police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars to prevent violence is stepping up its surveillance in the wake of MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's shooting.

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Related Topix: Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Fabolous, Black Entertainment, Fat Joe, Entertainment

HipHopDx

[News] Dame Dash Speaks On Owing Beanie Sigel Money

Weeks after it was reported that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lyricist Beanie Sigel was released from prison , Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Dame Dash was asked about the rapper during a newly-published interview with Hip Hop Motivation .

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Mediaite.com

O'Reilly: Rap Music May Have Driven Michael Brown to Confront Police

In his latest print column, Fox News's Bill O'Reilly says Michael Brown 's affinity for rap music may have led him astray and influenced him to have a negative attitude toward police.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Television

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Top Rappers Join Forces For #MikeBrown On 'Don't Shoot'

The death of Michael Brown , an African-American 18-year-old unarmed youth who was senselessly executed on August 9th by Darren Wilson , a White cop, was not in vain.

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Related Topix: The Game

Los Angeles Times

Made in America lineup is a vivid look at rap's competing interests

One helps artists, the other helps execs. Kanye West, Chance the Rapper and Iggy Azalea will all be taking the stage over the weekend for the Made In America festival.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Jay-Z, Music, Entertainment

WSOCTV

Stabbing death following Lil Wayne concert remains unsolved

Police are turning to the public for help to find the person who killed a Charlotte man outside a rap concert last year.

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Related Topix: Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Journal-Advocate

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

KMBC-TV

'Inmates with Talent' takes reality competition behind bars

Inmates with Talent" is currently in post-production. The reality film was shot at an Indiana medium-security prison and is narrated by actor and singer Ice-T.

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Power 105.1 FM

Game To Release 'Documentary 2' Ten Years After First

On Instagram, the rapper announced that The Documentary 2 will arrive on January 18th.

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Downey Patriot

Former rap producer finds a new calling helping others

DOWNEY aS' Being raised by a single mom on the streets of Long Beach wasn't easy for Tito Rodriguez.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Hip-Hop, Horror Movies, Crime Movies, Bones, Snoop Dogg, Black Entertainment

TMZ.com

Floyd Mayweather's Dad -- 50 Cent Should Fight My Son ... That Would End the Feud

Floyd Mayweather Sr. is sick and tired of 50 Cent cracking jokes at his son's expense -- and says the real laughs would come if the two ever fought ... because Floyd would kick 50's WHOLE ASS! Daddy Mayweather made the comments during an interview with Brian Shapiro from "The Vegas Take" on Fox Sports 670 Las Vegas -- and explained why he thinks 50 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

Thu Aug 28, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defends minimum wage proposal

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday his plan to increase the citywide minimum wage is designed not only to give some 600,000 residents a lift out of poverty but to help boost the economy.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

VDARE

Rap, Thugs, And Bloodstained Hypocrisy of Hollywood's Violence Profiteers

Did you miss Tinseltown's latest political correctness powwow? Preening celebrities showed their solidarity with Ferguson, Mo., at the MTV Video Music Awards show this week .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Prison, Violent Crime

AmmoLand

Bloodstained Hypocrisy of Hollywood's Violence Profiteers

Preening celebrities showed their solidarity with Ferguson, Mo., at the MTV Video Music Awards show this week.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Prison

92.5 KISS FM

Heavy Security Planned For Hip Hop Festival

Heavy security is planned for the Perrysburg Hip Hop Festival this weekend. The police department says the entire staff of 25 officers will be working 12-hour shifts.

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Related Topix: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

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