Houston’s own Mike Jones has teamed up with ProConcept Marketing Group, Inc. to endorse the “House of Dobbe” collection of cognacs. Jones will reportedly work with ProConcept on marketing ideas and make appearances in promotion of the product’s national music tours and promotional engagements.
“This opportunity could not have come at a better time, with the launch of my new single (’Next to You’ feat. Mya),” Mike Jones stated. “I am fortunate… Continue
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Late last week BET reported that Canadian-born R&B singer Keisha Chante has signed on to play the late Aaliyah in the highly anticipated Biopic. The film is a dramatic adaptation of the life of the R&B songstress from her childhood to her successful career and tragic death in a 2001 plane crash.
Much in the same vain as the rapper Gravy’s selection to play the Notiorious B.I.G. in Biggie’s upcoming biopic Chante does not boast any… Continue
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MEMPHIS, TN--A Memphis truck driver is in jail after being arrested on rape and kidnapping charges.
Police say Mateen Malik Hudson picked up a prostitute in the area of Lamar Ave. and Winchester Rd. in southeast Memphis Sunday evening.
According to a police affidavit, Hudson beat the woman, raped her, tied her up with duct tape, and took off towards Nashville with her in his truck.
Investigators say outside of Nashville, he… Continue
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*In the midst of declining viewership among its core audience of 12- to 34-year-olds, MTV hopes to stop the bleeding by adding 16 new reality shows as part of its biggest programming overhaul ever, reports Variety.
While MTV pioneered reality series with 1992's "The Real World," that genre has become ubiquitous, so the network is offering a slate that – for the first time – avoids the backbiting and bickering of most nonfiction fare and embraces… Continue
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Stalled contract negotiations between Warner Music Group and YouTube has caused the disappearance of many of the label's videos from the viral video site. As music channels such as MTV and BET have shifted their programming focus from videos to reality television, YouTube has become the premier outlet for those who still watch music videos.
Hip Hop artists were already feeling the pinch as physical sales have gotten incrementally lower over the… Continue
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T.I. has reportedly been assigned federal agents to keep a close watch on him during the upcoming New Year's Eve festivities.
According to the New York Post, the self-proclaimed "King of the South" will have two trained agents standing guard while he performs at Miami's Gansevoort South Florida venue next week.
Tip is scheduled to help bring in the new year at the forthcoming New Year's party hosted by Boys Don't Cry actress Chloe… Continue
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After suing more than 35,000 people for illegally sharing music since 2003, the RIAA has reached agreements with several ISPs to cut off subscribers' internet connections if they ignore warnings to stop, Wired.com has confirmed.
The RIAA is planning to replace its "subpoena, settle or sue" process that has been expensive for the music industry. It requires the RIAA to go through the courts in order to pressure those it suspects of sharing music… Continue
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By Ismael AbduSalaam
On Saturday December 27, Atlanta’s three biggest Hip-Hop artists; T.I., Ludacris, and Young Jeezy will deliver their first ever joint concert for Long Island’s Holiday Bash ’08.
The all-star show was the brainchild of Ludacris, who in a November interview with MTV expressed his desire to go on tour with other elite emcees from his hometown.
“I haven’t confirmed anything yet.… Continue
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After months of diss videos from former Byrd Gang affiliate Max B, Jim Jones has revealed details regarding their contractual business relationship.
In a recent interview with radio personality Funkmaster Flex, the Harlem, New York-bred rapper debunked rumors claiming Max no longer has ties with him.
"He's signed to my label and I bought his publishing for roughly $90,000 which he cried over the phone to get… Continue
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