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Superstar Duo T.I. and wife Tiny continues to fight against Alzheimers. T.I.'s dad Clifford Harris Sr.passed away from the disease and Tiny's dad Charles Pope suffers from the disease currently. Their foundation "For The Love Of Our Fathers" is having an invitation only fundraiser Sunday Oct. 3rd. It's an Honoree Luncheon accepting $100 donations and will serve as a pre-launch for the foundation's upcoming website and benefit concert. The event will feature guests speakers:Jamie Foster Brown Sister 2 Sister Magazine's Founder and Editor and Alzheimers Advocate Tena S.Walker. The event will feature live entertainment from X-scape, OMG Girls,and Q.T. Jazz. The event will be attended by celebrities,athletes,community and religious leaders,and business executives, etc.We wish the Power Couple much success with their foundation.

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Marco Alferez a 34 year old Dance Teacher at Irvin High School in El Paso,TX. was jailed today without bond.The teacher was charged with sexual exploitation of minors and possessing child pornography, alledgedly having 200 video tapes of sexual relations he's had with minors, some whom were in Elementary School. He was a teacher at the High School since 2008 and has been placed on Administrative leave. This is another sad case of Child Abuse and Child Exploitation in its highest form. We got to put an end to all of this madness.

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I have so many emcees that I listen to and have listened to over the years since I was ten years old. So here goes my top ten after constant inner debates within myself, this is what it is. This is my current top ten rappers of all-time list in no particular order and I'm sticking to it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jay Z.,,,2Pac,,,Chuck D.,,,Ice-Cube,,,Rakim,,,Kanye West,,,Biggie,,,KRS 1.,,,Nas,,,and Scarface!!!!!!!!!!!!I can ride out to each of these artists catalogs and never listen to another rapper in my life period if necessary. Its many other emcees I listen to and highly respect but these are the cream of the crop hands down.....................Stay Tuned

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Southern Regional Minister A.Sharrieff Muhammad was sent to Atlanta to head up the Nation of Islam's Mosque No.#15 in December 2004 and immediately he followed The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan's instructions and hit the ground running.With the help of many helpful beleivers through out Mosque #15 and the Southern Region, Minister Sharrieff began to transform the Mosque and Islam in and around the Atlanta area. He set up many programs and began to form alliances with many grassroots organizations and Christian Churches. He became a member of the Notable,Respectful, and influential Concern Black Clergy Of Atlanta which embodies different Community Activist,Political Activist,and Religious Leaders,working in Unity towards common goals. Minister Sharrieff is a Dedicated Husband of nearly 30 years to Sis.Sharrieffah Muhammad and the Proud Father of six children, Valencia,William,Joshua,Miriam,Naemah,and Rashad. He also has fifteen grandchildren. Minister Sharrieff along with the Laborers of his investment team began to open up and establish businesses in the South West Atlanta area. Currently there's the Blue Seas Restaurant, Your Respectful Life Bookstore,Your Bakery,Your Barbershop, and N.O.I. Security Agency. Stay Tuned for the rest of the businesses coming soon along with a major Mosque and Community Center.

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Muhammad Mosque #15 3652 Campbelton Road S.W. Atlanta, Ga 30331..............Blue Seas Restaurant Fish,Wings,& Things 1821 Delowe Dr.Atlanta,Ga 30311

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Learn more about our past to be better equipped for the present and future. Educate yourself more on our Historic Black History...........................ThLinke Slave Tradehttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif Facts from 1671 to 1789.......





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The Infamous Willie Lynch Letter and Speech on the bank of the James River in the Colony of Virginia in 1712. Lynch was a British slave owner in the West Indies. He was invited to the Colony of Virginia in 1712 to teach his methods to slave owners there. The term "lynching" is derived from his last name....................You got to get this letter and speech....MUST READ!!!!!!!!!!!!
















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Conscious and political hip hop is needed now more than ever, the game needs it,the people need it,the culture needs it,society needs it,we all need it. Hip hop is too broad and too much of a lifestyle to be held hostage to this weak-azz , buffoonery posing as rap music. We need the conscious and political,no holds barred,risk takers to flood the streets with knowledge,wisdom,truth,facts,scriptures,intellect,originality,creativity,awareness,and love. My generation had Grand Master Flash,Run Dmc, Whodini,KRS 1.,Public Enemy,Jungle Brothers, Ice Cube,Intelligent Hoodlum,De La Soul,Poor Righteous Teachers,X-Clan,Paris,Kam,Da Lench Mob,Gang Starr,MCJX, S.A.W.,Jsiri X., Problem 13,OutKast, Goodie Mob, The Fugees, Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah,Arrested Development, A Tribe Called Quest, Black Sheep, 2pac, Jurassic 5, Dead President, Talib Kweli, Common, No I.D., Nas, and D.A. Smart. Today is so different, you'd be hard pressed to find a hand full of groups rapping about consciousness or political issues. We need to get back to the way we were in a good way, a major way.

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The Nation Of Islam's Annual Day Of Atonement Convention marking the 15th. Anniversary of the historic "Million Man March" will be held in Tampa,Fla at the convention center on Oct. 17th. Be There.................................




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We have to Unite no matter the religion,the ideaologies,or color barriers. Child Trafficking has become a major epidemic no one really speaks on like they should. No one really crusades on behalf of children besides Nancy Grace and her show. It's different organizations doing their part but all in all theres not enough awareness on the issue. We all need to get educated on child trafficking and child slavery, its become big business,big business and they're importing and exporting children as young as seven and eight years old now. We have to unite and learn more about this human travesty of child trafficking and child slavery in and out of our country. All kidnapped children aren't being killed, many are being abused and exploited sexually being held as slaves. We have to do what we have to do help the groups and organizations on the front line of this battle. We have to give them support as best we can. Not enough so-called leaders,activist,politicians, and Pastors are doing enough to help with the fight against these horrific and dispicable crimes against innocent children. U.N.I.C.E.F. is an organization at the fore front of trying to prevent and deal with child trafficking and child slavery. U.N.I.C.E.F.

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Things are heating up in a major way for hip hop this summer, fall, and winter. The summer featured albums from Eminem, Drake, Rick Ross, Bun B. and B.O.B. along with blazing singles from Kanye with a few crazy collabos with big brother Jay Z. Now going into the Fall, its heating up with Eminem still buzzing and killing the charts, Lil Wayne soon to be back on deck with "The Carter VI" and Kanye's upcoming solo album and collabo album with Jay Z. set to feature 5 to 7 hot joints and titled "Watch The Throne". Their new single "Appalled" is blazing, blazing it features Pusha T., RZA, Swizz Beats, and rookie Cyhi Da Prynce. Kanye vowed to release a new single from his G.O.O.D. music family every friday until Christmas and he has been making damn G.O.O.D. on his word thus far. Kanye is definetely the most anticipated artist this year after Eminem as far as new music and a new album.

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Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled Pastor of the Mega-Church Newbirth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithinia,GA an Atlanta suburb vows to fight the sexual abuse and coersion and abuse of spiritual authority charges against him filed in lawsuits by four men former members of the Mega-Church and Ministry. On Sunday at his Church, speaking out for the first time publically since the allegations hit earlier in the week, Long said "I'm not going to try this case in the media, it will be tried in the court of justice and decided in the Court Of Justice. Please hear this: I've been accused. I'm under attack. I want you to know as I said earlier, I am not a perfect man..........But this thing, I'm going to fight. I feel like David against Goliath, but I've got five rocks and I haven't thrown one yet." The Bishop also stated "My first responsibility is to my family, this is an extremely difficult time for me and for my family. It's extremely difficult for you. (people) called you and asked you questions. You aint never got this many phone calls in your life. It's a time when you see the veil dropped and you see who's with you and who's not with you. As a Pastor I want to help everybody." Newbirth Church was filled with thousands and thousands of people coming to hear what the embattled Pastor had to say and to show their overwhelming support of him. May "GOD" Bless Bishop Long and The Accusers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Pastor Manning from the Church of "Where they do that at?" Goeshttp://bossip.com/289141/pure-comedy-atlah-minister-manning-talks-eddie-long-no-man69691/ all in on the Bishop and his sex abuse scandal.

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Hi, I'm 28 years old and I have eight sisters , three sister-n-laws, many female cousins, and several close female friends and associates and its safe to say we all want the same things in a man. We all may want it or need it in different ways, packaged differently, with different characteristics but at the end of the day we want a man of "GOD". I socialize with many women with different backgrounds and up bringings and they all want a spiritual, street-knowledgeable, wise, intellectually gifted, ambitious, hard-working, warm-hearted, romantically and sexually superior soldier. Times are constantly changing in the world and this new generation as well as some of my generations concept of a real man are distorted. These young girls are way off course in what they perceive as a man and examples for their young children today. My Mother taught and enstilled in us certain values and morals that remain with me till this day. I always wanted a man that could reach me and teach me and just take me and help mold me along with "GOD". I"m a romance fanatic, I love being pampered and spoiled. I love the quality time, I love the spontaneous moments to the fullest. Most of the women I know love the same things, we all love the strenghth and wisdom of a man of a soldier. The images being displayed on t.v. and in our hoods across the country as far as men are crazy, its ridiculous, its imagery of savagery. We're not saints and angels but we're a different class of women with different expectations from men. We want and need providers, father-figures, men that can teach us the word and be that example for our children. My man has to be my best friend, my other half, my muse, my world outside of "GOD", and my children. Women want men today that they can grow with and excell with and enjoy every aspect of life with. Everything is real so you know the intimacy got to be exciting, off the chain, romantic, mind-boggling. I have to be pleased intimately in every way mentally and physically. I have seen plenty relationships end do to weak sex or lack of sex. People like to down play sex and intimacy and its overall importance to a marriage, I think not. Women have to be pleased in every way, spiritually, mentally, financially, emotionally, and intimately for sure. Women want to be comfortable and feel secure, we dont mind struggling if we have somebody worth struggling with and something worth struggling for. I have learned a lot about relationships from my Moms, experience, Mosque, Church , Mother-in-law and my sisters and sister-n-laws. I sit back listen and learn, I learned what works for me and what doesn't. I read a lot of books and manuals on relationships and I seek counsel when needed, I have a strong support system that I can rely on. But I pray a lot, I pray constantly. Overall women just want to be happy, happy and blessed. May "GOD" Bless!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!QUEEN-TAYE

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Facebook's Founder/Ceo the 26 year old Mark Zuckerberg is worth nearly $7 Billion according to Forbes Magazine's World's Richest list,the 26 year old phenom has surpassed many long time Billion veterans on the list to become the 35th. richest person. Facebook has amassed over 500 million members. Zuckerberg reportedly donated $100 million to the New Jersey school system to help restore the school system in Newark, New Jersey, the city who has one of the worst school systems reportedly. There's a new movie out about the founding of Facebook and all the behind the scene details pertaining to the social site powerhouse and its Founder. According to Forbes Zuckerberg was the youngest self-made Billionaire ever when he was just 23 years old. His fortune has grew nearly 250 % since last year alone. Zuckerberg appeared on Oprah today. Bill Gates topped out the list for the 17th. straight year at nearly $55 Billion.

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A recent letter has lurked around the net about Jay Electronica being a fraud!A man named Carter Whitelow, has come out with a letter saying that artist Jay Electronica stole his style and used it to make his career. Peep the story...

September 19, 2010

Carter Whitelow
Voir Dire Enlightenment Project LLC
Richmond, VA 23236

To Whom It May Concern,

If you have taken time out of your lives for this letter, you love hip hop. In the best interests of all hip hop consumers and connoisseurs, I have decided to come forward and admit that I wrote songs that have been used by Jay Electronica.

This situation is hard for me to speak about because this was my life. As a writer, you always strive to put every piece of your soul into your work, and I strive to achieve that with every work I create. However, I am a Hip Hop fan first and foremost. I dreamed of a day where the nature of hip hop would revert back to the moments where an emcee is an artist and not a commodity. My original works were to be a testament to every kid that was dealing with drugs, loss, and an unfortunate situation. Unfortunately, my message has been skewed over the past several years. This was the last time I could stand aside and let fans of my craft be dissapointed for no apparent reason. Let me first detail how Act II, or what Jay Electronica and the blogosphere call Act I, came to existence.

When I was a senior in high school in 2002, I started writing a full length novel called Act I. It is a memoir detailing my life at the time; partying, weed smoking, all of the things that wayward kids do. It was my plan to release the book in a double book format, along with a poetry/rhyme book. The poetry book was called Act II: The Life and Times of Carter Whitelow. In this book, I detailed my alter ego, called Trademark Legacy, aka the Black Adam. During the years of 2002-2006, I continued to hone my craft and finish both handwritten documents. My plan was to have the books published, however something called me to rap.

I attended George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia from 2002-2005 off and on. I just knew that the things I was writing would make me famous. You know when you have something that is just undeniable. It was like the words were just falling out of my pen. In full disclosure, I was in the deep throws of several addictions, including xanax, weed, codeine, X. Just a recipe for death really. I was heavily influenced by Eminem at the time, and I was watching a Behind the Music on him one night. A music critic said that the one thing that set Eminem apart was his use of syllables and rhyme structure. The entire piece was meant to recreate the syllable, rhyme structure and cadence of an Eminem album. I studied all of his songs, as well as Pac, Rakim, Jay-Z, Pharoahe Monch, Talib Kweli, and Nas. I would stay up all night, trying to figure out why they said things where they said them, and how I could frame my story in a similar manner. I wanted to be a hybrid of all the great rappers of the time. The heartbreak of the recent death of my father, as well as a failed relationship led me to create what was called Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

I started Eternal Sunshine in 2004, during the first wave of the crunk-downsouth revival. It was a song that was meant for people to use to cope with the struggles of anything you were going through in life. Just erase your mind. The original premise of the first verse was supposed to be a message to my ex girlfriend at the time. Hence the line “She said she never fell in love with a superman”. I referenced the Eminem song here due to her admiration of the song. The rest of the song was coming together like a novel of my mind at the time. I was a Catholic that had lost faith, studying buddhism, islam, and hinduism. I would keep references from these religions near me, and literally look at the works, and make a rhyme. This was the entire strategy that I would attack songs with early on. I would say a couple of lines about my personal experiences, and spit some religion. If you read the second stanza of Eternal, I detail my personal struggle to overcome the pain of my ex girlfriend. All of these songs were crafted in the Metro station in Suitland, Maryland through D.C., to Fairfax, Virginia. This is also why the majority of the songs that I wrote contained a reference to trains. I would have to hop the gates to get in and out just to get where I needed to go. “if my skull was cracked, and blood ran down to the culdesac, that could not match me where im at/ my memories flash me there and back” was a direct reference to when I lived in a cul de sac and I gushed my head open as a child. You get the picture. I could go on all day about the nuts and bolts of every lyric I wrote, I’ll get to how I BELIEVE Jay Electronica acquired my lyrics.

I have been advised by legal council not to divulge individuals names that are not of public domain. For that reason, I will call this person John Finate. I met John Finate during my first year at George Mason. I knew this kid was rich and had connections, but I didnt know he loved hip hop. We would hang out and make beats on his MPC-4000, smoke a little and chill, you know. I would carry my books with me like a nomad, and anything that I saw, I would write about it. We would always go from D.C. up 95 to New Jersey, where his family stayed. He would always tell me, “Man, when we go up here, were goin to RocaFella, Def Jam, all of that”. I thinkin that this white kid must be crazy. What I came to realize is that we dont see the real mechanics of the industry from the sideline. This kid was connected through a major electronic company. John and I were initially trying to shop beats, like the broke mans Neptunes. We made some quick sloppies and were trying to get our foot in the door. In the back of my mind im thinking we will get kicked out like DJ Jazzy Jeff on Fresh Prince. John says his name at the desk and in no time we went straight up to the Def Jam Office. They were still changing over from the RocaFella acquisition so there was more ROC than anything up there. I was starstruck, walking around rubbing shoulders with Biggs, it was crazy. We meet an A&R who no longer is employed with Def Jam, and John and I give him our CD. He gives us the obligatory, “Oh yeah yall are just here cause your somebody’s kid” look, grabs it and moves on. Im thinking we finally made it, when he probably just waited until we walked out and trashed it. Regardless, we carried on like we were gonna start a Production unit. I kept writing, assuming that the in-road I just made would lead to something. As most artist soon realize in the industry, just because you know someone does not mean you are ‘A Go’.

Off and on for three years John and I went up to New York, sometimes to chill, sometimes to work. In January 2006, I left George Mason and I left my book with John, telling him to shop it for me when he went back up north. I moved to Richmond, VA, and he promised me he would ‘look out’. That was the end of the book as I knew it, and the beginning of where we are now.

For four years, I just forgot about rapping and writing. I really truly felt that if I couldnt make it, then I didnt want to do it anymore. I just listened to old Reflection Eternal, Pac, Jay Z, so on and so forth. I just listened to enough new rap to get me through the club nights. I found myself listening to garbage just to stay culturally relevant. I started school at VCU, got clean from the pills and concentrated on actually getting my degree. Throughout this entire period, my brother Taylor was heavy into the blogs and hip hop news sites. He kept telling me, “Yo, listen to this Jay Electronica *****, man hes the realist.” As a hip hop fan, I couldnt tell you how many times Ive heard this rapper or that rapper was hot, so I just brushed it off. He wasnt on the radio for the hour I listened to it, so I didnt care. Finally, on January 19, 2010, I was outside doing yardwork and we were listening to Wiz. He says, “Man, Wiz is hot, but that ***** Jay Electronica is like top five in the game.” I finally buckled and went to Vuze and downloaded his catalogue.

The first thing I initially noticed was that Jay Electronica’s song titles were eerily similar to the ones I wrote about. You know how you get this feeling when you meet someone again after a long period of time. You know you know them. I was reading the thread and song titles on what he called ACT:I, and I am shaking my head thinking I must be crazy. I just downloaded it along with some mixtapes, and went to work. I thought it was weird that some random cat was thinking the same way I was thinking, and I was hyped. I was so ready to hear some real hip hop for a change. I got home that night, plugged my headphones in, and started vibing. The first song I heard was ‘Extra Extra’. Mind you the title is THE EXACT SAME as it was in the book. I crank it and Im bobbing my head just chilling, listening to the beat a little. Then I start hearing the words and I couldnt believe what I was hearing. This dude is rapping about the same things, in the same cadence and structure that I used to. When I listen to mixtapes, I give it that obligatory minute, then I move on to the next song. I brushed it off, got halfway through the song and moved on. The next thing I heard was Uzi Weighs a Ton. I listened closely for 15 seconds to the lyrics, and I was picking up on what he was saying before he said it. I sat up in my bed, and I was looking around like someone had died. This man got one of my songs. Or so I thought.

I looked at my iPhone and I was stunned. I skipped to the song Girlfriend…I heard one 8 and I took off my headphones and screamed. Theres another one. By this time Im half hyped, and half panicked. Im happy to hear my songs, I couldnt believe it. On the other hand Im trying to figure out how this even happened. I look back at all of my files, I see all of my books that I have from that era, but not ACT II. I knew at that precise moment what had happened, I got ‘got’. I went online and started researching who Jay Electronica was. I noticed that he was affiliated with a producer that John had been in contact with. I was stunned to think that someone really made it in the industry with my rhymes, and that someone would actually use my personal experiences. I looked at the lyrics on a message board, and it was confirmed. I am Jay Electronica.

The first person I called was John, who is now a UAE/ USA party promoter. I call him and ask him if he knows anything about Jay Electronica. He lives in New York, was deep in the game, and said “I dont even know who Jay Electronica is…” My mind went from ‘This a mistake’ to ‘OK, I see whats going on’. I told John to get in contact with his old connects, and tell them to contact me. I also contacted Jay Electronica the only way I knew how; through Twitter. I wanted to reach out and complete the project that everyone wanted. ‘Act II’, I read, was supposed to come out in 2008 or 2009. I found out in January 2010, and for a solid month I reach out through every channel I know how. I tried contacting all of the people affiliated with him, to no avail. I read that he was doing legitimate shows, making money off of it for several years. Honestly I was mad and frustrated. I cant even finish the job that I wanted to do, and this guy is ruining everything I was trying to create. His buzz was dying and all I could do is sit back and watch him squander my vision. On the 22nd of January, I sent a direct message to Jay Electronica, urging his representation to meet with me. No discussion. The only problem is that I duplicate songs in several books, some of which contain songs that are in ‘ACT II the book’. My legal council told me that now he cant release a song from that book, or he will take a chance that the song he chooses will be one I have. Thats why, since early this year in my opinion, you havent heard anything that resembles the Jay Electronica you thought you knew.

I have not accused anyone of any malice, I am just stating what I know to be a fact. I cannot tell you how Jay Electronica acquired my book. I can tell you that he did have the book, and I can also tell you that I have songs in that book that have yet to be released.

In closing, I would like to say that you, the reader, dont have to believe this. You can go on believing that this album will one day happen. Maybe now it will. You can have your theories and ideas as to why this is occuring. But I promise you, it wont be from the same person that wrote the Eternal Sunshine. I hope you understand why I had to come forward at this stage, and I wish Jay Electronica the best in his career.

Enclosed is a link to the follow up to what I have written before. Link To BASE B.A.S.E. is the natural progression, lyrically, of what you have heard in the past. Listen to my rhyme structure and compare the new 2010 Jay Electronica with B.A.S.E. Then go back and listen to Act I and tell me what you think. I will not stand back and let real hip hop die. Open your mind and listen. Take The Oath.

Sincerely,


Carter Whitelow
Voir Dire Enlightenment Project LLC
voirdire.bandcamp.com







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Walter Breuning was born Sept.21 1896 in Melrose, Minnesota and moved to Montana in 1918 where he worked as a clerk for the Great Northern Railway for nearly 50 years. Breuning was married to wife Agnes who died in 1957, the couple had no children.The Guinness Organization verified his birthday.

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Pastor Manning: Do anybody really know this guy or ever heard of this guy? The sh*t that he continues to spew against President Obama is on some self-hate sh*t, where they do that at? I guess where ever this no identity, no love for self, no real agenda, disgrace to the pulpit and Church as a whole maniac comes from. Sit back and judge for yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!











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I listen to many Ministers and Pastors Black and White, male and female, but hands down when it comes to representing "GOD'S" word and championing the cause of Black people and all minorities no one does it better than The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Farrakhan is the man, he's relentless, strong, divine,powerful, intellectually deep, a soldier, a leader, an example, a leader, teacher and guide!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Sit back and enjoy the ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!












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The late great Aaliyah said it best "Age Aint Nothing But A Number", for the past few years rappers and critics have been criticizing rap titan Jay Z., for being too old and over the hill calling rap a young man's game. But the critics mainly weak-azz jealous-azz one hit-wonders emcees evidently didn't do their due diligence, because a lot of raps heavy hitters are over 40 and pushing 40 real soon. So these so-called critics need to step back and shut up enjoy the ride like we all are. These critics and naysayers know who they are and them jealous-azz rappers know who they are too. Below are 30 prominent rappers whose age hasn't impacted them musically by no means, other things may have impacted their careers but not their ages:::Chuck D.(50), Too Short (44), KRS 1. (45), E40 (42), Birdman (41), Paris (43), LL Cool J. (42), Akon (40+), Diddy (41), Jay Z. (41), Fat Joe (40), Ghostface (40), Raekwon (40), Scarface (40), DMX (40), Q.Tip (40), Kam (40), Ice Cube (41), Method Man (39), Snoop Dogg (39), Eminem (38), Busta Rhymes (38), Common (38), Nas (37), Mos Def (37), Nelly (36), Ceelo (35), Jadakiss (35), 50 Cent (35), Andre 3000 (35), Age aint nothing but a number and these artists prove that. There are other prominent artists whose close to or over the age of 40 years old and still making good solid music.All of these artists have already turned or will be these exact ages by December 31. this year. Hell they dont tell singers and rock stars they're too old and they need to retire. Hip hop is the most divisive genre in the entire music culture and landscape.How do these lame critics expect for the culture to continue to grow. All I have to say is keep the good meaningful music coming, I dont care if your 50 years old keep changing the game.1-Luvvv

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Atlanta's own Lyfe Jennings has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison stemming from a 2008 arrest and indictment. The Soulful R & B Singer who has given us soulful hit after hit since 2005 was involved in a domestic dispute with his Ex-Girlfriend when he let off several shots from his handgun and led police on a high speed chase in Smyrna an Atlanta area suburb. Jennings just released his last album "I Still Believe". We wished the best for Lyfe, I had the pleasure of kicking it with Lyfe at various hot spots in Atlanta especially Luckie Lounge he's a real cool dude, he's realer than most of these singing cats.



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Its finally here, the 25th. and final season of the Iconic "Oprah Winfrey Show", but do we care? Do Black America really care? We pretty much know the rest of America really, really cares. My wife cares definitely without a shadow of a doubt and here's how she and a few friends and associates feel about the Billionaire Talk Show Host's Juggernaut Show going off the air. "It's sad, its really a big void being left open, Oprah changed lives and revolutionized daily talk shows. Oprah united the country in her own way, she brought all nationalities together with and through her show, she will be missed."- Shawnte Muhammad "Oprah's inspiring and she is like no other, she's an inspiration and she will be missed but she's still a Billionaire, she'll be fine,lol."- Yvonne Johnson "Personally I dont give a damn about Oprah or her white people loving show."- Jeremy Jackson "I'll miss her indeed like millions of other die-hard fans will but she'll turn back up on T.V."- Terry Hillman "It dont matter, she's cool and her show helps a lot of people but where i'm from Oprah really dont matter, we got bigger fish to fry, she got hers we trying to get ours."- Nate Jackson "She always done more for Whites than Blacks, so the hell with that show and everybody associated with it, real talk."- Randy Speakman "My family loves and appreciates Oprah and what all she's done for people of all colors is amazing, Oprah's amazing."- Renee Smith "She's a living legend and icon and I respect her works as well as her accomplishments, Oprah is a genious and will be missed."- Halima Shabazz "Oprah is cool and she's an icon but it dont matter much to me about her show, she matters more to me as a person, she's a sweet person."- Rashad Simmons "Oprah will be missed bottomline, bottomline her show is the best ever and she'll never be replaced, never."- Tacheera Ali "I dont care and I dont think it really matters to no one but Whites in truth."- Paul Thomas

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www.allhiphop.com

Peep the info at allhiphop.com on The Street Legend Big Meech's BMF Book: The Rise And Fall

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What a wonderful world this could be, without prejudice, without racism, without anti-semitism and bigotry, without injustice, without child abuse, without genocide, without rape and sexual assault, without terrorism, but with "GOD", UNITY, LOVE, MUTUAL RESPECT, MONEY, FAMILY, POWER, KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM, SPIRITUALITY, PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING, FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND EQUALITY. We as a people and as a nation must come together and focus together in unity across color barriers and divisions in faith. Come on America we have a Black President but some whites and ignorant blacks want to boycott his Presidency and criticize all of his policies. When it comes to Farrakhan they call him a hate-monger but he's the Most Powerful Black man in this country and his organization is the Most Powerful Black Organization and the Most Organized in this country hands down. Anybody of strength they criticize and label them a radical or hater because they speak out and stand up to wrong and injustice wherever it may be. George Bush lied to the world and should have been impeached but they impeached Bill Clinton basically over sexual relations that he lied about. George Bush lies affected the whole world and caused tens of thousands of deaths most of them innocently. A lot of innocent lives were lost do to his lies and government manipulation. We have to do better in our communities and in our families keeping "GOD" at the center and the forefront of our lives, then the government lies and propaganda will have less affect on us as a people. We have to stay truly in tuned with "GOD" no matter the religion or belief just as long as you do believe in Almighty "GOD". We have to end the prejudice against Islam and Muslims and all the negative Islamophobia going on right now in our country. We have to stop discriminating against the less fortunate, the poor, the oppressed, minorities, and any people of color. We have to encourage unity amongst all religions and beliefs reguardless to how we personally may feel. We have to educate our youth and set better examples for them and be better examples for them. We as fathers have to be there reguardless to whom or what the situations are, I just recently came to terms with this concept in my own personal life and its been a beautiful thing. What a wonderful world this could be, if the rappers started back talking about real life issues and consciousness instead of vanity and foolishness. The athletes making all of this money need to help their communities more and help set up different programs for the youth and help create jobs for the less fortunate as well. Athletes get paid millions but teachers and doctors who truly make a difference on a day to day basis in a critical way gets under paid, highly under paid. Something is wrong with this picture, and they wonder why kids often turn to selling drugs. There's no excuse for selling drugs but we have to look at this thing from all angles objectively for real. Jobs are minimal in the black community, most black kids are coming from broken homes with no real male figure in their lives and they're surrounded by drugs and fast money or the illusion of. As long as you have unemployment at an all time high your going to have a severe drug problem in this country and besides we know who's really behind the drugs importing and exporting "The Government". You keep a people and a community swamped with drugs and violence you keep the people blind, deaf, and dumb. This is not a theory or a game this is real life and its going on urban communities through out this country. We have to do better as a nation and as a people. What a wonderful world this could be. Stay tuned!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The hottest topic through out every community in Atlanta and across the religious communities nationwide is did he do it or is it all a plot for money. Bishop Eddie Long has been hit with multiple lawsuits claiming he sexually engaged in unappropriate sexual activity with two under age boys now grown men. This story has took on a life of its own across the country on CNN, Good Morning America, local news channels, talk shows, radio shows, and blogs. I pray that these allegations are not true and the Bishop strongly denies any wrong doing. But the plantiffs defense attorney feels adamant about her clients allegations and their evidence. Either way it goes this is a blow to the Christian community and brings up the old homosexuality in the Church debate. Its been of great debate the growing number of homosexuals in the Church with prominent roles especially dealing with the youth. We all know its not a Church issue, its an individual with a sick devilish desire issue wherever this behavior occurs at. Over the years I often defended the Bishop in barbershop discussions and in round table discussions on other issues and various topics. I have attended New Birth on various occassions and always have been treated with the utmost respect and courtesy. These allegations are very serious and damaging with wide range effects period but especially do to it being Bishop Long. On both sides there's going to be more division, more debating, and more personal opinions being expressed. These allegations come at a time where the Catholic Church as a whole is under fire all the way up to the Pope himself due to the thousands of sexual abuse cases and alleged cover up allegations being levied against the Church. Some abused victims have reportedly committed suicide over the pain and lingering effect of the sexual abuse at the hands of Priests and Bishops. This madness has to stop and we all have to get back to the true worshipping of "GOD" no matter the religion or belief system. Innocent children are being wrongly abused and pycologically affected and families are being torn apart majorly as aresult of all this abuse and the allegations of abuse nationwide. We have to stand up as men not pose as men and secretly abusing young men but take a stand as men against this sick and dispicable behavior spreading through out the Christian community. I will continue to pray for all parties involved and may "GOD" Almighty make sure the proper Judgement is rendered!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The streets are bubbling on the underground circuit in the ATL courtesy of hip hop's new sheriff in town the street-conscious emcee "V.E.X.". V.E.X. steps on the scene with banging street singles "285" and "B.M.F." a scorching diss to Rick Ross. The talented Brunswick-bred, Atlanta native is rapidly making a name for himself on the underground circuit. He has been opening up concerts, performing at clubs, and recording like a crazed addict. He recently shot a video for his upcoming "All Black" single. V.E.X. is definetely among hip hops next to blow and his music serves as a bright light in a dark hip hop scene in the Atlanta area with the same ole,same ole. Stay tuned for new music from the dope emcee.

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Underground Atlanta-based hip hop artist V.E.X. has released a scorching diss to hip hop heavyweight Rick Ross over his B.M.F. track, the underground rapper rips Rick Ross over his own beat and continued the great debate whether or not the life Rick Ross born William Leonard Roberts portrays is real or not. The self-proclaimed boss credibility was called into question back in 2009 when it was published online by The Smoking Gun website that William L. Roberts was a corrections officer in south Florida for nearly two years. He was forced to come out and admit that he was a corrections officer once all the evidence Smoking Gun obtained matched his date of birth and social security number. Ross admitted in May 2009 to XXL Magazine that "Me taking that job, I was doing my job", and that everything he raps about is real. Still alot of hip hop purists wasn't buying it then and are still not buying it now. Hip hop heavyweight and fellow label mate Young Jeezy did a heated freestyle over the same B.M.F. track and Ross was signaled out indirectly about his questionable street credibility. But to alot of fans it doesn't matter, as long as he continues to make solid and catchy music all is forgiven. But alot of the streets think he's a big fraud. He took a real live street legends name and made it his monicker. He took someone's legal name that was already a household name and became famous with it without compensating the real Rick Ross. Whether officer Ricky responds or not remains to be seen but for now the underground is bubbling with this new scorching diss record by V.E.X.





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Recently Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett one of the richest and most powerful people in America sat down and met with Forbes Magazine Editor-In -Chief and Publisher Steve Forbes at a diner in Omaha, Nebraska. The historic piece is part of Forbes Magazine's upcoming 4oo Richest Special Column. It was reported to be an indept interview and talk between the Power Trio about a wide range of topics. Stay tuned for the full details in the upcoming edition of Forbes Magazine. (Omaha.Com)



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In America all you have to do is be a rich white heiress and have a family with a world of wealth and influence just ask Paris Hilton. The rich socialite and celebrity got off again as usual with a slap on the wrist, a year probation, $2000 in fines, and over 200 hours of so-called community service. Man all that with her second cocaine charge, anybody else would be in jail crazy high bond or basically no bond at all. The justice system is so hypocritical and so prejudice to minorities and the less fortunate. Paris Hilton basically continues to make a mockery out of the court system, her and her fellow hollywood rich spoiled brats. Paris was arrested again in August and booked on possession of cocaine and obstructing an officer and received a suspended sentence in a plea deal. Can anybody scream double standard?

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The planets two biggest rap stars just finished making history performing in front of each other's home crowds in sold-out baseball stadiums in Detroit and New York two nights a piece in each city. How big would a joint collabo album between the two be? Jay Z. is no stranger to collabo albums he's done joint ventures with R.Kelly two to be exact, Linkin Park, and currently working on one with understudy Kanye West. But an album with Eminem would be over the top, perhaps the biggest selling hip hop album ever made. They're the biggest selling rappers outside of 2pac as far as career sells and they both have a very loyal fan base. MTV recently took a small polling outside of their last show at Yankee Stadium and the fans were pumped and very receptive to the concept of a joint album between the two. Many fans believe that it would be one of the biggest events ever in music far beyond hip hop.Well I guess we'll all just have to sit back and relax and see if it develops, one things for sure, history has been made and will continue to be made by the dynamic duo in one way or another..................................(MTV)

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The Guiness Book Of World Records honored Jay Z. and Beyonce as Hollywood's Biggest Power Couple raking in $122 Million earned from last year to this year alone. This is the second straight year the power couple have topped Hollywood's Most Powerful Couple List. The power couple have been together as a couple since late 2001 and got married a couple years ago in a private ceromony in NYC. The couple whom collobarates on each others musical projects quite often, has many seperate but successful business ventures that rakes in tens of millions of dollars annually. Dont look like this power couple is going anywhere anytime soon, Jay Z. just signed Will Smith's daughter "Willow" to a record deal to his Roc Nation Label.

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Former American Idol Contestant Jordin Sparks who also had a critically acclaimed single "Air Up There" featuring Chris Brown. Sparks reportedly was out at a New York area park with her pet dog and an untrained and unchained pitbull charged her and bit her locking its jaws on her leg. Sparks is recovering and reportedly is doing much better now.(FREDDY O.)

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The Soulful Dynamic Duo which recently released the inspirational single "Wake Up" and video with Common will be featured on the new cover of Billboard, the music industry's Bible. The duo's new single a classic remake is moving up the charts and receiving rave reviews.

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Elijah Roberts 41 year old Brunswick, Georgia native was arrested Sept.9th. in Richmond Hill attempting tp hookup with a minor to have sexual relations. Roberts was charged with sodomy, interference with custody,possession of tools for the commission of a crime, contributing to the delinquincy of a minor, and reckless conduct with H.I.V., Roberts was arrested after attempting to meet and pick up the young male at an El Cheapo gas station in Richmond Hill according to court affidavits. The boys mother intercepted text messages from Roberts to her son and pretended to be her son answering the text messages under the direction of the police. Police collected a computer, electronic storage devices, and Dvds, from the 300 block of Fawn Circle. Roberts was believed to have been very active with various roles in the Church/ Greater Works Than These Ministries but Pastor Mark Baker put those allegations to rest with the media. Roberts also worked at the main hospital in Brunswick "South Georgia Regional Medical Center" for many, many years where he was still an employee at the time of his arrest. We interviewed different people who have worked with him at the hospital and they were in "shock and awe". They couldn't believe he could have AIDS and still be working around patients and medicine everyday and how he could be in the Church all this time doing these dispicable acts. Some wondered how long he's been living a double life and messing with young underage boys. This definetely a travesty to the Brunswick area and community. How many more people are living double lives infecting innocent people everyday in Brunswick? Brunswick is known for its high AIDS rate, one of the largest in the state of Georgia. This is so sad, so sad, hopefully all the innocent victims and their families come forth so that people like this can be put away for a very long time.

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William Tyler Black 28 and a substitute school teacher in Sarasota, Florida was arrested last Tuesday afternoon giving himself sensual pleasure in a Walmart aisle with a sports illustrated swimsuit issue and a star wars light saber. The embattled Black is being held on $2000 dollar bond and currently seems to be unable to make bail in Sarasota County the bail is 10%. He is do back in court on OCT.15th. for arraignment. That public display of masturbation is ridiculous and repulsive and should be met with stiffer bonds and penalties for such acts of insanity.

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Two Dallas Texas Police Officers were caught on tape abusing a Motorcyclist with Batons and fists. Peep the video out at Worldstarhiphop.com.http://www.worldstarhiphop.com

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A central Florida man was arrested recently after jumping onto a school bus and threatening to kill students who bullied and embarassed his daughter. James Jones ordered the kids aboard to sit down so that his daughter could identify those guilty of bulliying her and putting a condom in her hair. The video obtained from security cameras on the bus showed on CBS affiliate WKMG, a student picking up what appeared to be a condom from the aisle of the bus dropping on Jones daughter's hair and the bus erupting in laughter as the girl tried to get the condom out of her hair. This is a sad situation, look at what bullying can do and it could have been potentially much worse.http://www.worldstarhiphop.com

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Atlanta-based teen sensation Soulja Boy Tell Em's new album "The DeAndre Way" drops Nov.2nd. and the highly anticipated third album is anchored by the three singles Swag, Blowing Me Kisses, and Trunk Rattler. The rapper was recently involved in a war of words with Rapper Fabulous but the dispute has since been settled and its all good. Soulja Boy came to fame and fortune back in 2007 with his hit single "Crank Dat Superman" which spawned a series of copy cat "Crank Dat" singles and videos on Youtube and Myspace. Soulja Boy Tell Em went on to become a rapping teen phenomonon and the face of the hip hop youth movement.

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Where they do that at? Apparently Ohio where a 21 year old woman has been indicted for teaching her 2 year old daughter how to smoke weed and she filmed it with her cell phone. What kind of world are we living in? You have adults sexually and physically abusing children, you have adults kidnapping and murdering children and doing all sorts of heinous crimes to innocent minors. Now you have a young immature mother teaching a baby hoe to smoke weed, this is ridiculous and insane. The Hamilton County indictment against 21 year old Jessica Gamble Of Springfield Township includes three charges, all felonies, corrupting another with drugs, child endangerering and tampering with evidence which all carry a maximum sentence of 11 plus years in prison. This is unacceptable and something has to be done about these type of cases, severe punishment is in order. The court system has to start making stern examples out of sick individuals who violate and exploit children bottomline. Severe penalties has to become the order of the day when it comes to any form of child abuse period.

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Speaking in a recent interview to Complex Magazine, rapper Kid Cudi went all in on his feelings towards rapper Wale. In responding to a recent freestyle referencing him by Wale, Kid Cudi said

"It wasn't a shot, its just a simple a** rhyme by a simple a** rapper. You cant let that sh*t faze you. Thats one of those raps that just show the world you wack". He also stated "These people dont know my f******* life, now i"m going to give them something to talk about". Wale tweeted on Friday Sept.17th. "N*gg*s lettin that liquid cocaine get to them, lets go then".
Things are definetely heating up between the two talented emcees, we'll stay tuned and keep you informed. Check out Complex Magazine for the full detailed interview with Kid Cudi.

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Atlanta-based Muti-Talented Rapper B.O.B. whose signed to Rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records is set to perform for the President at this year's National Gen 44 Summit kickoff three day event in Washington, D.C.. The rapper will perform at the renown DAR Constitution Hall on Sept. 30th., the event was founded by the Democratic National Committee to cultivate and empower young leaders. B.O.B. debut album released earlier this year is nearly certified gold (500,000 units sold) sparked by hit singles "Nothin On You" and "Airplanes" featuring Eminem. B.O.B. is also reportedly working on an upcoming project with Hip hop heavyweight Drake.

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According to industry insiders Multi-Talented and Platinum Singer Ginuwine is set to drop his new album project on Valentine's Day which will feature the first single "Drink Of Choice" to be released in October or early November. The singer album is titled "Elgin", the singer's real name is Elgin Lumpkin, this will be the multi-talented singer and dancer's 7th. studio album. The album is set to feature a solid collection of love ballads and classic R & B Soul Music.

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Multi-Platinum and Award Winning Rapper T.I. has reportedly has been summoned back to court to face U.S. District Court Judge Charles Pannel Jr. once again. Pannel is the same Judge that sentenced Clifford "T.I." Harris for his firearms violations, he still on probation from that conviction. T.I. and wife singer/songwriter Tameka "Tiny" Cottle were pulled over in his Maybach in Hollywood on Sept.1, and arrested for drug possession for ectasy. The pills tested positive for opiates a controlled substance. The couple made an illegal U-Turn in the Maybach which prompted police to pull them over initially. The summons does not have a set date as of yet but the order lists three possible violations of his bond: possession of ectasy on Sept.1, testing positive for opiates on Sept.2 and associating with a convicted felon on Sept.1st. Hopefully things work out for the Atlanta born and bred Rapper.

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NBA Superstar Dwight Howard Of The Orlando Magic has reportedly filed a lawsuit against his baby mama that alleges she violated a confidential agreement that was part of their 2009 court settlement. The Superstar Center says he's tired of her ripping him in the media and slandering his name and that she has already violated repeatedly leaking information about him to the media over 11 times. TMZ obtained copy of legal documents varifying the lawsuit filed in Orange County, Fla. Howard's baby mama is a regular on the VH 1 T.V. show "Basketball Wives". Her representative denies any wrong doing and told TMZ that the leaked information originated from court documents which she cant be held accountable for.

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In his controversial trip to Britain, Pope Benedict XVI address for the first time indeptly the Worldwide Sex scandal rocking the Catholic Church. The Vatican has been hit hard recently with the overwhelming number of sexual abuse cases being reported across the globe and the high level of deception and cover up involved with some of the Church's Ranking Preachers. Over the past few years alone in the U.S. more and more men are coming forth about being abused by their Catholic Priest or Bishop. Some of the victims have commited suicide. The Pope insisted "that abusive Priests must never again be allowed access to young children, saying they suffer from an illness that "goodwill" cannot cure", stated the Pope. They must be screened better for priesthood. Benedict also said the "authority of the Church has failed". The Pope reiterated that the Church's top priority is to help abused victims heal. Victim Advocates Groups have long assisted the Pope take more personal responsibility in dealing with these Worldwide Scandals. Joelle Casteix of the Survivors Network of those abused by Priests stated "Bishops across the world continue to deliberately choose secrecy and deception over safety and honesty in child sex cases". We all know that the reality is, something needs to be done immediately in the Catholic Church, people are being used and abused, commiting suicide, and its continuing to be put on the back burner and covered up across the globe. But now evrywhere the outrage is escalating finally and the Pope has no alternative but to deal with this head on. May "GOD" Bless ..............

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Mega Film Producer-Actor-Director Tyler Perry Have aquired the rights to the classic play and book of poems and transformed it into a full-length feature film set to be released on Nov. 5th.. The movie will be distributed through Lionsgate Pictures and the All-Star Cast includes: Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott, Thandie Newton, Kerry Washington, Isaiah Mustafa, Kimberly Elise, and Anika Noni Rose. The early buzz about the movie is very positive and that it's one of his best films to date.

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Billboard.com is reporting that Atlanta's own Gucci Mane's new album "The Appeal" is set to drop Sept.28th.. The streets are buzzing about the upcoming release which will feature 15 tracks and guest appearances from Super Producers Pharrell, Swizz Beats, Wyclef, and Artist Estelle, Ray J., Bun B., and Nikki Minaj. This will the rapper's third official studio album.

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These are the Top 10 Biggest Hip hop Artist Career Sales-Wise Domestically In the United States RIAA Certified. The Recording Industry Association Of America is the company that tallies record sales and certify them Gold, Platinum, or Multi-Platinum. These sales figures reflect inside the U.S. only, alot of these artist sale just as many records oversees and abroad. But I'm putting to sleep the many myths that because you hear an Artist all the time on the radio or t.v. and on tour that they automactically got to be selling millions of records, thats a big negative. That is not true at all. There are alot of underground ghetto myths associated with record sales and I'm putting them to sleep permanetely with actual facts::: 1. 2pac 38 Million units sold, 2. Eminem 30 Million units sold in counting, 3. Jay Z. 27 Million units sold in counting, 4. Outkast 22 Million units sold, 5. Nelly 21 Million units sold,6. Biggie 17 Million units sold, 7. Hammer 16 Million units sold, 8. DMX 14 Million units sold, 9. 50 Cent 14 Million units sold in counting, 10. Ludacris 13 Million units sold in counting............................................Long Live Hip hop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Legendary Actor and Activist Jon Voight, father of Mega-Actress Angelina Jolie called out Time Magazine this past weekend on Mike Huckabee's Fox News Show. Voight said "Who Are The Anti-Semites Who Are Running Time Magazine?", he also stated that the magazine should be boycotted because of the Sept.13th. edition which features a Star Of David and the cover line read 'Why Israel Dont Care About Peace". Voight also stated that "If Israel Falls We All Do".

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