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Tech News: Essential Apps for Hip Hop Fans

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tech News: Essential Apps for Hip Hop Fans

If you’re a fan of hip hop music, the chances are that you’re also a fan of the lifestyle. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of the essential apps for any hip hop fan worth his salt. Give a few of the below a try to improve your reputation and be the best […]

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Exclusive Audio: Bobby Brown’s Sister Leolah Brown Pleads With Dr. Phil Not to Give Nick Gordon A Platform

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Audio: Bobby Brown’s Sister Leolah Brown Pleads With Dr. Phil Not to Give Nick Gordon A Platform

We spoke exclusively with Leolah Brown, the sister of singing star Bobby Brown and asked her about what her thoughts were on learning that Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend Nick Gordon planning to appear on The Dr. Phil Show. Gordon recently checked into a drug rehab facility because of heavy drinking and using drugs. She appeared to […]

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DJ Funkmaster Flex Brings Hip Hop to Smartphone Users

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
DJ Funkmaster Flex Brings Hip Hop to Smartphone Users

Hip hop is loved by many people across the continents, according to Time’s chart on popular music genres, and with so many new artists coming up with new music every day, it can be hard to keep up. Well, what if there was an app that could help fans keep track of everything in the […]

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PSA: Hip Hop Legend Rob Base to Host Celebrity Memorial Concert For DJ E-Z Rock New Years Eve

| December 29, 2014 | 2 Comments
PSA: Hip Hop Legend Rob Base to Host Celebrity Memorial Concert For DJ E-Z Rock New Years Eve

Rob Base, the world-renowned hip hop artist, will hold a memorial concert in memory of his late partner DJ E-Z Rock on New Year’s Eve. According to the world-famous Base, “The concert is being held as a memorial and a tribute to my friend and a chance for loyal fans to remember him doing what he […]

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Nut Job? Singer Ashanti Stalker Tells Her “You Could Have Just Blocked Me in Twitter” in Court

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Nut Job? Singer Ashanti Stalker Tells Her “You Could Have Just Blocked Me in Twitter” in Court

Words by Nadia Shakur There seems to be no boundaries for poor Ashanti’s stalker. The R&B songstress was in a Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday to testify against her accused stalker Devar Hurd on the derogatory tweets he repeatedly sent her over the year. He even sent crotch photos and messages to the singer while she […]

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Photo Alert: @KenyaMoore and @NaomiCampbell Grace The Covers Sheen and Madam Figaro

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert: @KenyaMoore and @NaomiCampbell Grace The Covers Sheen and Madam Figaro

“RHOA” star Kenya Moore and supermodel Naomi Campbell among the beautiful faces who appear in high-fashion glossies this month.  See stills from Kenya‘s SHEEN shoots inside and Naomi rocking an array of fur coats for Madame Figaro. “RHOA” star Kenya Moore covers the latest issue of SHEEN Magazine, a popular beauty and cosmetics glossy.  SHEEN posted the pic on Instagram saying “A New Year and New Look! […]

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Russell Simmons Gathered With Garner Family at Celebrity Fundraising Event in Their Honor

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Russell Simmons Gathered With Garner Family at Celebrity Fundraising Event in Their Honor

Words by Nadia Shakur Mega business mogul Russell Simmons gathered with other industry notables at the Together We Stand fundraiser held for the family of Eric Garner at Hudson Common in Manhattan. Pagesix.com reported the celebrity studded event, that focused on contributing toward the Garner family’s IndieGogo fund, was organized by Simmons, DJ Kiss, her husband DJ M.O.S, […]

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Movie Review: FREEWAY CRACK IN THE SYSTEM Debuts Tomorrow Plus Exclusive Interview with @FreewayRicky

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Movie Review: FREEWAY CRACK IN THE SYSTEM Debuts Tomorrow Plus Exclusive Interview with @FreewayRicky

DJ Drama and Freeway Rick Ross hosted the premiere of “FREEWAY: Crack In The System” in Atlanta at the Cine Bistro. Celebrities like Keisha Knight Pulliam, film producers Rob and Lisa Johnson, and more where in attendance. Prior to the start of the screening Freeway sat down with Dennis Byron to discuss the making of […]

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Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

Reporting by: Dennis Byron UPDATE: In a very surprising turn of events, the judge who presided over the trial of former rapper Yung Vito has made an about-face decision and has rescinded his earlier order granting the rapper a new trial in the death of Mario Hamilton known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin. […]

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Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Records today announced that it has signed a global recording contract with legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna. As a group, Wu-Tang has sold over 6.5 million records in the US, while they’ve sold nearly 40 million records worldwide, […]

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Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Exclusive Coverage: Eldorado Red Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Gang Activities, Co-Defendant Gets Life for Murder!

In a trial that lasted 28 days, has finally come to a conclusion and while there were no winners in the outcome of the State of Georgia v. Gary Bradford, Deandre Washington and Maurice Conner, the jury has finally reached a verdict. Deliberations lasted around 10 hours and when the verdict was returned, their decision was […]

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Breaking Trial Update: Prosecution and Defense in Eldorado Red Murder Trial Closing Argument Videos Released

| September 2, 2014 | 4 Comments
Breaking Trial Update: Prosecution and Defense in Eldorado Red Murder Trial Closing Argument Videos Released

Atlanta – September 2, 2014 Reporting by Dennis Byron On Wednesday, both prosecution and defense rested their case in the murder trial of Gary Bradford aka Eldorado Red, Deandre Washington aka Main Easy, and Maurice Conner aka Da Boi who are accused of the execution-style murder of Melvin Vernell, III who was professionally known as Lil […]

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Exclusive: Will Chris Brown Take A Plea Deal in Assault Case Tomorrow? Attorney Mark Geragos Speaks Out

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Will Chris Brown Take A Plea Deal in Assault Case Tomorrow? Attorney Mark Geragos Speaks Out

Washington, DC – Reporting by Dennis Byron On Tuesday, singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a Washington, DC courtroom where he is likely to accept a plea deal and avoid up to a six-month sentence stemming from an alleged assault on a fan that claims the singer punched him while he was trying to […]

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[Breaking News] Former College Basketball Star Decensae White Admits to Tracking Lil Phat with GPS That Led to His Death (VIDEO)

| August 15, 2014 | 4 Comments
[Breaking News] Former College Basketball Star Decensae White Admits to Tracking Lil Phat with GPS That Led to His Death (VIDEO)

Exclusive reporting by Dennis Byron Yesterday, Fulton County Prosecutor Gabe Banks called to the witness stand their star witness, former San Franscico basketball star Decensae White who provided shocking testimony that not only implicated himself in the death of slain rapper Lil Phat but he also told the jury that Gary Bradford aka Eldorado Red, Deandre […]

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Easy Life with Technology

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Life with Technology

Before, it took few months to travel from one country to another; but with the help of technology, it takes few hours to move from one continent to another. Before, it takes few days to pass your message to people in different places; but with the help of technology, it takes few seconds to send […]

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[Breaking] Eldorado Red Murder Trial Begins With Powerful Opening Statements and Tearful Testimony

| August 13, 2014 | 5 Comments
[Breaking] Eldorado Red Murder Trial Begins With Powerful Opening Statements and Tearful Testimony

Reporting by: Dennis Byron After almost two years of pre-trial motions, the trial of some of Gary Bradford aka Eldorado Red charged with the execution-style murder of rising rap star Lil Phat began on Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia’s Fulton County Superior court.Bradford is alleged to have been the mastermind behind the killing of Melvin Vernell, […]

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DJ Khaled Exclusive Interview with Larry King, Says Jay Z is A Genius, Drake is A Perfectionist and more (Video)

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
DJ Khaled Exclusive Interview with Larry King, Says Jay Z is A Genius, Drake is A Perfectionist and more (Video)

Anthem King DJ Khaled joins the King of All Talk, Larry King, for an illuminating conversation on the Emmy nominated web series “Larry King Now” about hip hop’s mounting influence, Jay Z’s genius, and the mistake young rappers make. Plus, the Palestinian producer on the chance for peace in the Middle East. During the interview […]

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[Exclusive Interview] Lil Boosie Speaks on His Successes After Prison, Working with Justin Bieber and The Death of Lil Phat (VIDEO)

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
[Exclusive Interview] Lil Boosie Speaks on His Successes After Prison, Working with Justin Bieber and The Death of Lil Phat (VIDEO)

In an exclusive interview with Hip Hop Enquirer, Boosie Bad Azz aka Lil Boosie sat down with HHE’s Dennis Byron to discuss a plethora of topics that covered from his adaptation to the new technology and how it has helped his career to what the impact of prison had on him and what message he wanted […]

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Breaking News: Gucci Mane Pleads Guilty To Weapons Possession And Faces 39 Months in Federal Prison

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Gucci Mane Pleads Guilty To Weapons Possession And Faces 39 Months in Federal Prison

Reporting from Dennis Byron live at the federal courthouse. A hearing was held at 11 am this morning where rapper Gucci Mane plead guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  At the time of his arrest, he was carrying a loaded 40 Glock firearm with 11 rounds of ammunition. Gucci will be sentenced to […]

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“This is Hot 97” Battles “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” in Poker

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
“This is Hot 97” Battles “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” in Poker

By Dennis Byron On the sixth and most recent episode of VH1’s This Is Hot 97, the cast of radio station personalities gets a surprise visit from Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta’s Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez during one of its monthly poker games. The two were only supposed to be at the radio station […]

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Breaking News: Singer Chris Brown Scheduled to Get Released in Days..But There’s A Catch

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Singer Chris Brown Scheduled to Get Released in Days..But There’s A Catch

Reporting by: Dennis Byron R and B singing superstar Chris Brown just caught a break with a Los Angeles judge today in his probation revocation hearing because his honor has sentenced the singer to 1 year for violating his probation. Once all the math is done, Chris Brown will be released for good behavior and […]

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Breaking News Update: Rapper Rich Homie Quan Discharged From Grady Memorial Hospital

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News Update: Rapper Rich Homie Quan Discharged From Grady Memorial Hospital

Reporting by: Dennis Byron Update: We just left Grady Memorial Hospital where the rapper was being treated for a minor head concussion and was told by hospital staff that the rapper decided not to wait and left the hospital. No further details were revealed to us at this time. Dequantes Lamar professionally known as Rich Homie […]

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EXCLUSIVE: SNOOP DOGG IS RESIDENT DJ AT TAO NIGHTCLUB IN VEGAS; THE SNOOPADELIC CABARET [PHOTOS]

| May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: SNOOP DOGG IS RESIDENT DJ AT TAO NIGHTCLUB IN VEGAS; THE SNOOPADELIC CABARET [PHOTOS]

Saturday night, entertainment icon Snoop Dogg launched his exclusive DJ and performance residency, The Snoopadelic Cabaret, at TAO Nightclub. Looking dapper in a black and white tuxedo, the hip-hop icon arrived in a classic 1928 Cadillac limousine provided by Seiji Limousine and walked the red carpet alongside The Snoopadelic Cabaret cast before heading inside to […]

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Photo Alert: BMI and Flight School’s BEAT SUMMIT with DJ Toomp, Manni Fresh, TI, Bobby V, Princess, Laura Michelle and More

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo Alert: BMI and Flight School’s BEAT SUMMIT with DJ Toomp, Manni Fresh, TI, Bobby V, Princess, Laura Michelle and More

Broadcast Music, Inc. and production team Flight School presented “The Super Producers Beat Summit” on April 16 at Terminal West in Atlanta. The event featured legendary producers Mannie Fresh, DJ Toomp and KLC who participated in a beat battle that showcased some of their biggest hits. Attendees were also treated to a special guest, rapper […]

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Special Event: The College Mixshow.com Showcase at SXSW with Performances by K. Camp, Bleu Davinci, B. Stacks and More

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Special Event: The College Mixshow.com Showcase at SXSW with Performances by K. Camp, Bleu Davinci, B. Stacks and More

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENT If you are in Austin, Texas today, come out to the official SXSW College Mixshow.com artist showcase with some of the hottest rising stars of hip hop. The event will take place at Amped, located at 300 East 6th Street so get there early otherwise you will be outside looking in. Check out […]

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Breaking News: Former Russian Mafia Boss Mani Chulpayev Denied Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

| March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking News: Former Russian Mafia Boss Mani Chulpayev Denied Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

Reporting by: Dennis Byron Moments ago, the judge presiding over the upcoming trial of Mani Chulpayev has just denied him a bond for the alleged accessory to murder of aspiring Trill Entertainment rapper Melvin Vernell III professionally known in the hip hop world as Lil Phat. According to court documents, Mani Chulpayev is accused of […]

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Exclusive Coverage: Judge Considers Granting Accessory to Murder Suspect A Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Coverage: Judge Considers Granting Accessory to Murder Suspect A Bond in the Killing of Rapper Lil Phat

Atlanta (Fulton County) – Reported by: Dennis Byron The former Russian mobster, Mani Chulpayev was back in court on Tuesday before Judge Craig Schwall to address the defendant’s motion for reconsideration of bond for the alleged accessory to murder of rapper Melvin Vernell III professionally known as Lil Phat.  Defense Attorney, Tanya Miller delivered a compelling set […]

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Celebrity Sighting: Chris Bosch, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union and Company

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Celebrity Sighting: Chris Bosch, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union and Company

Dwyane Wade and fiancée Gabrielle Union with Chris Bosch were seen dining  after their NBA game win against the LA LAKERS at SEASALT and PEPPER in Miami. Also with them was Lamar Odom who was getting lots of attention and liking it by the women in Miami. He was all smiles but sources say he was not drinking and in great spirits. Follow us […]

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Review: Rahiem Shabazz Debuted Controversial “Elementary Genocide” Documentary

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Review: Rahiem Shabazz Debuted Controversial “Elementary Genocide” Documentary

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of MLK day, we had the pleasure of covering the premiere of award-winning filmmaker and music journalist Rahiem Shabazz latest documentary “Elementary Genocide: From Primary to Penitentiary”. The premiere took place at the historic Plaza Theater in Atlanta Ga. To honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

“Shopping While Black” Strikes Again! Reporting by: Dennis Byron January 7th, 2014, Los Angeles, CA – What began as a business trip to the Los Angeles area Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites (“Westin”) gift shop, ended with up and coming hip hop artist Krytykal (Jarae Liggion) and his manager Doug Liggion being labeled “suspicious”, paraded […]

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