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Legal Battle Breaks Out Over Ludacris’ Label Name Disturbing Tha Peace

A legal battle has ensued between Ludacris and a Dallas coupple named Demitri Brown and Donna Evans-Brown who claim the rapper is infringing on their trademark for the phrase “Disturb The Peace.” Demetri Brown and Donna Evans-Brown filed the lawsuit against Ludacris, his mother Roberta Shields and Disturbing Tha Peace Entertainment, on October 1, in the…
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Jim Jones Off The Hook In Casino Police Brawl

UPDATE: Jim Jones was initially arrested at a Connecticut casino for engaging in a scuffle. Last night, Jim Jones was maced and arrested after engaging in a brawl in a Connecticut casino. According to TMZ, The Capo was leaving a Diddy-hosted party at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods when an unnamed man approached and began to antagonize him. Jones…
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Fat Joe Speaks On Ending Beef With 50 Cent

Fat Joe and 50 Cent squashed their beef at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. 50 Cent and Fat Joe infamously beefed for years, but they publicly buried the hatchet during a tribute to Chris Lighty at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Speaking with Hot 107.9’s Q Deezy, the Terror Squad leader explained that Lighty had tried to mend fences between…
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Nas Gets Political, Encourages Youth To Vote

Queensbridge rapper Nas is making sure young people understand the importance of voting in a new Public Service Announcement that was released today (October 2). Nas has teamed with Ourtime.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C., dedicated to empowering America’s youth. “The future of this country is in the hands of the young people,” Nas said.…
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Lil Scrappy Arrested For Probation Violation

Lil Scrappy is taken into custody in Atlanta. Lil Scrappy has been arrested for violating his probation. TMZ reports that the Atlanta, Georgia rapper was arrested in his hometown on Monday (October 1). Scrappy was on probation for a 2008 marijuana conviction, and was sentenced to five years probation. He was ordered to abstain from the use or possession or any…
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Bow Wow Announced As New Host Of BET’s “106 And Park”

Bow Wow will now take over a quarter of the hosting duties for BET's "106 & Park" TV program. This past May, news broke that hosts Terrence J andRocsi were planning to leave BET's "106 & Park" after nearly a decade of hosting duties. Now, HipHopWired has broken the news that YMCMB rapper Bow Wow will help take over hosting duties for the music video…
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Gunplay Clarifies Rumors Surrounding 50 Cent & G-Unit Brawl

Gunplay and 50 Cent went head-to-head at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. At this past weekend's BET Hip-Hop Awards, Gunplayand 50 Cent engaged in a scuffle, leading the Maybach Music Group rapper getting pepper sprayed and taken away in handcuffs. Speaking with Power 105's The Breakfast Club, he called to clarify rumors surrounding the brawl, stating that it was Fif…
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