The latest from Hip Hop Wired – 10/5/09


Snoop Dogg Announces Wonderland Tour And Causes Airport Scare

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 5 2009, 7:41 Am

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Priority records new president has been in the news a lot lately. It seems like he just can’t help it. This time he’s going back to school. Before you get all upset he’s not doing a reality show like Flavor Flav will about going back to school.

Instead Snoop will be heading out on his “Wonderland High School” tour starting October 27 in Baltimore, Maryland to promote his 10th studio album Malice N Wonderland.

The West Coast vet will perform his classics along with new material from Malice N Wonderland, due out December 8. Snoop will be hitting the road with Method Man, Redman, and Devin the Dude.

In other Snoop news The Doggfather was stopped at an airport in Beirut for More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags beyonce, flavor flav, jewelry, justin timberlake, malice n wonderland, snoop dogg, Tour

Rick Ross Named #5 Hottest MC In The Game, Falls Off Stage

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 5 2009, 7:40 Am

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It’s not that Rick Ross found out he was the #5 Hottest MC in the game and then fell off stage but nevertheless both events did happen. We have proof below the jump.

MTV has put out another "controversial" list of the Top Ten Hottest MCs in the Game. As in 2007 and 2008 the MTV Brain Trust has set to anger anti Weezy-ites and anti Jeezy-ites all over again.

Rick Ross was judged on rhyme skill, flow and how those things are implemented musically as the main factors. More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags 50 cent, fabolous, gucci mane, joe buddens, kanye west, lil wayne, MTV, rick ross, young jeezy

Lil Wanye Tapped By Rock Band Weezer For New Album

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 4 2009, 13:32 Pm

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Lil Wayne has collaborated with everyone from Baby toChris Breezy to Babyface (cause Wayne can’t stay away from guys named Baby) and just when you think there’s no one else to work with, Lil Wayne links up with rock band Weezer.

Weezy and Weezer teamed up for "Can’t Stop Partying," a track off their new album, Raditude due out Oct. 27. I guess music makes the bourgeoisie and the rebels come together and so does partying. More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags baby/ birdman, Babyface, chris brown,Weezer

Maino Earns First Platinum With "All the Above", Joined 50 Cent at "ThisIs50 Fest"

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 4 2009, 12:49 Pm

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Hustle Hard Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Maino’s "All The Above" featuring T-Pain has just been certified platinum by the RIAA.

Upon its release in June "All The Above" scored the highest first week single sales for a new rap artist since Flo Rida’s "Low." The single went on to become one of the summer’s heaviest rotation hits on Hip-Hop radio. More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags 50 cent, d-block, dj scream, dj whoo kid,g-unit, jim jones, kid cudi, Maino, Mike Posner, wale

MC Hammer Uses Twitter With Cash4Gold To Raise Money For Provide Disaster Victims

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 4 2009, 12:01 Pm

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Three-time grammy winner MC Hammer and leading mail-in buyer of precious metals including gold, silver and platinum from the general public, Cash4Gold, have teamed up to raise money for hunger relief organization Feed The Children in the wake of not just recent widespread flooding across Georgia, but also devastating natural disasters in the Philippines, American Samoa and Indonesia. More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags American Samoa, Cash4Gold, Feed The Children, georgia, Indonesia, mc hammer, Philippines, twitter

Houston’s Own DJ Screw, Big Moe, HAWK, and Pimp C Honored in New DVD

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 4 2009, 11:33 Am

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Houston, Texas’s Hip Hop music scene was heavily influenced by DJ Screw, Big Moe, HAWK, and Pimp C and now the four will be honored in a Mixtape DVD Series by Pitch Control TV.

The Volume 3 of the Mixtape DVD Series includes video tributes and special moments with the artists before they passed. The director wanted the focus to be on the special moments more than the beef so this edition includes almost 2 hours of exclusive material — interviews, concerts, music videos and behind the scenes More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags Big Moe, DJ Screw, DVD, HAWK, pimp-c, t-pain, Trae tha Truth, ugk

Def Jam To Release 25th Anniversary CD Box Set

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» By Madam Toussaint   Oct 4 2009, 10:55 Am

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As you may have figured out after news of the VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 Def Jam Tribute,KRS-One’s blackout on the red carpet and Redman’s Adidas collabo that Def Jam is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year.

Finally, with all the Def Jam projects floating around the legendary label will release what it is known for- music. On October 6th Def Jam will release a deluxe 5-CD crate called DEF JAM 25 ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION.  More

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Wyclef Partners With Timberland For Humanitarian Projects

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» By Moguldom   Oct 3 2009, 13:23 Pm

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The Timberland Company today announced a partnership with globally renowned Grammy Award-winning musician, humanitarian, and Goodwill Ambassador to Haiti, Wyclef Jean. Wyclef is one of six Earthkeeper Heroes within the company’s 2009 Earthkeepers program, which aims to catalyze a movement of environmental and social activists.

A first for both Wyclef Jean and Timberland, this innovative partnership will fuse music, product, digital and social media, service events and More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags the fugees, timberland, Wyclef Jean, Yele Haiti

Souls Of Mischief Reemerge With Montezuma’s Revenge Release & World Tour

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» By Moguldom   Oct 3 2009, 13:22 Pm

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In anticipation of the November 10th release of their newest Prince Paul-produced effort,Montezuma’s Revenge, Oakland, California Hip-Hop crew Souls Of Mischief are gearing up to set out on the "Montezuma’s Revenge World Tour ’09." The tour will consist of 35 dates over one and a half months throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. They will perform for More

Comment Comments 0 Tags Tags Hiero Imperium, hieroglyphics crew,Montezuma’s Revenge, Souls Of Mischief

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