Irv Gotti's Text Messages About Nas, Supreme and Jail Stabbing Unveiled, Murder Inc Trial Delayed Ag

 The money laundering trial of Irv and Chris Lorenzo "Gotti" has been postponed again today after the prosecution dropped two years of Murder Inc text messages on the defense. The prosecution plans to use the messages, which contain revealing discussions about the signing of Nas to Murder Inc and a jail stabbing, to further their argument that Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff controlled and financially backed Murder Inc. Add a comment

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'Get Rich' Tops Box Office Wednesday reports that 50 Cent's big-screen debut 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'' led the box office on its unusual Wednesday debut, earning $3.6 million. The tally was enough to best 'Chicken Little', which came in second with $1.6 million. For the weekend, 'Chicken Little' is expected to best 'Get Rich', along with the Friday release 'Zathura'. Add a comment

Red Cafe: Tha G Code

 Brooklyn’s Red Café has patiently waited his turn. From a five-year bid, to uniting with 50 Cent and DJ Whoo-Kid, now to aligning with Mack 10 to attempt to make history. In all of these movements in phases, Red clearly can, I Got a Story To Tell. Add a comment

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Funkmaster Flex Talks About Drama With The Source, Al Sharpton

 Though busy promoting his forthcoming The Car Show CD/DVD, Funkmaster Flex addressed payola allegations, The Source Magazine's lawsuit and Al Sharpton in an exclusive interview with

In its November issue, The Source Magazine accused Flex, the flagship DJ of New York's Hot 97, of accepting "payola," money and/or gifts, for playing records. However, Flex says the allegations are ridiculous.


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50 cent's new tricks

ImageChances are you've seen 50 Cent's buff body, bullet wounds and tattoos. Get ready to see another side of the Queens-born rapper: his backside. The 30-year-old makes his big-screen debut in ''Get Rich or Die Tryin','' based on his gangster-to-riches life. While there are plenty of gunshots and drug dealing, there's also something a bit unexpected: 50 naked. Add a comment

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Public Enemy album shows power of old

 Public Enemy, "New Whirl Odor" Slamjamz

Public Enemy exploded onto the scene in the late 1980s and, for the band and the world that inspires their lyrics, much remains the same. Another Bush is in the White House; the nation is at war; and P.E. once again is on the outside of what is considered mainstream rap. Add a comment

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