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Single of the Week
Nosaprise (above), “All In The Family”
Wire to Wire
Slim Thug and Devin the Dude are back, bitch.
DJ Vlad is suing Rick Ross for beating him up at the Ozone Awards, but c’mon, can you really blame Ross for wanting to?
Turns out, according to the Westboro Baptist Church, God hated Bernie Mac.
The Source will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a re-launch. That’s cute. Remember when the magazine was relevant?
The Game is trying to start some beef with Jay-Z, who is apparently too busy not being a douche to engage.
VH1 announces its annual hip-hop honorees. Can someone please explain why Tracy Morgan is hosting this? Or, more to the point, why he’s famous?
Kanye is a fan of Fatburger.
Add “sex” to the list of things Diddy is better at than you.
B.G. talks about the Hot Boys reunion and his new album. Wonder if there’s any chance Weezy makes an appearance?
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Three CDs out this week you otherwise never would have heard of (but are available on amazon.com nonetheless):
GZA, Pro Tools
Charlamagne Tha God, South Crack The Album
Peedi Crack, Spazzmatik - Shea Serrano