Russell Simmons Talks Irv Gotti, Case Goes To Jury

 Attorneys finished their closing arguments today (Nov. 30) in the federal money laundering trial of The Inc.'s Irving and Christopher Lorenzo.

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, Def Jam President Jay-Z, artists Ja Rule and Ashanti sat together, while Terror Squad's Fat Joe grabbed a seat in the back of the court to watch the proceedings.
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Diplomats Sued, Arthur Ash Sneak, Illadelph Records Murder Update

 The Diplomats, Roc-A-Fella Records, Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Music Group have been sued by music publisher Jamie Music Publishing. Jamie claims The Diplomats song “I’m Ready” from 2003’s Diplomatic Immunity infringes upon Barbara Mason’s hit “Yes I’m Ready.” Jamie Music Publishing owns the rights to the song, which was first released on famed Philadelphia soul label, Artic in 1965. Add a comment

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G-Unot Billboard In Queens Is REAL

ImageWhen people first saw this picture, everyone thought it was fake, made up with a photo editing program. Well they were wrong, because this billboard was really on Jamaica street, in New York, hometown of rapper 50 Cent. Game confirmed this information on a recent interview on Shade45 radio station.

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