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- Hip-Hop Artist Extends Virginia Tech Condolences
The rapper LaPret from the group Profound Intent is offering his deepest condolences regarding the recent shooting at Virginia Tech.
- Rapper Lumidee Supports Arthritis Foundation Walk
The young rapper has been named the Youth Ambassador for the New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation's 2007 Arthritis Walk.
- Bow Wow Music Featured At MADD Event
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Mothers Against Drunk Driving have joined forces for form an event featuring rapper Bow Wow's music.
- Hip-Hop Artists Support BET's New Orleans Event
The block party is set to provide support for New Orleans Area Universities featuring rap stars and more.
- Yele Haiti & KATA Partnership Announced By Wyclef Jean
The Grammy Award winning artist Wyclef Jean is spearheading a partnership between Yele and KATA that will advance economic development and stability in Haiti.
- Bizzy Bone Helps The Homeless With "Walk In My Shoes"
The campaign "Walk In My Shoes" is about a spiritual journey to address the plight of the homeless.
- Ludacris Honored For Help With Hip-Hop Youth
Popular dirty south rapper Ludacris is being honored with the NRS "Spirit of Youth" award for their positive work with urban youth.
- BET's VJ "Free" Joins Hip-Hop Summit Action Network
Former host of Black Entertainment Television's top 10 countdown program is now a co-moderator of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network.
- VH1 Classic Celebrates Black History Month
Kick off this Black History Month with VH1 Classic which is offering special programming.
- 2007 Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Tour
"Get Your Money Right" Financial Empowerment National Tour is a timely and proactive opportunity for young people across America.
- Hip-Hop's Russell Simmons Meets With Jewish Congress
Topics to be discussed at the meeting will be including the need for all cultures to stand together and stand up for each other including Jews, African Americans, Muslims and others.
- Pharoahe Monch Speaks About Hip-Hop & Gun Violence
The all new single from rap star Pharoahe Monch titled "Gun Draws" which is about the combination of guns and violence.
- Hip-Hop/Movie Star Will Smith Praises Philly Educator
Philadelphia principle, teacher and chess coach Salome Thomas was applauded by the hip-hop artist and movie star, Will Smith.
- Hip-Hop Radio Host Focuses On Oprah's Rapper Ban
Wendy Williams was joined by Dr. Boyce Watkins is a discussion regarding Oprah's apparent ban on rappers.
- Jeweler Offers Hip-Hop An Alternative Diamond
Adia Diamonds says that they are offering an alternative to traditional diamond's without sacrificing quality.
- Hip-Hop Artist Kanye West Sponsors BMW Race Car
Grammy winning producer and recording artist Kanye West is sponsoring a BMW race car in the Formula BMW World Finals in Valencia, Spain.
- R&B Star Bobby Valentino Gives Back For The Holiday
Disturbing Tha Peace Records R&B Superstar, Bobby Valentino has adopted 15 senior citizens and their families in his hometown of Atlanta, GA.
- Mary J. Blige & Friends Donate Entire Album Sales
Exclusively distributed by Circuit City, the precedes from the CD/DVD combo is entitled "Mary J. Blige & Friends" is to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
- Sean P Serves US Navy With Hip Hop Show In Iraq
The rapper known as Sean Paul from the YoungBloodZ rap duo will be performing in Iraq for the US Navy.
- Hip Hop Artist Gives Back
Lloyd Banks makes donation to the library of his old High School.
- Afeni Shakur Delays Trip To Spread Hip Hop Icon 2Pac's Ashes
The trip has been postponed for personal reason states Ms. Shakur in a statement released Thursday.
- Verizon Hosts African-American Celebration With Rapper Common
Event is set to attract community activists, politicians, celebrities and more to celebrate the African-American culture.
- Atlanta Hip-Hop Summit Invades Atlanta University
The organization based out of Atlanta is offering tips and advice for financial empowerment.
- Rap Star T.I. Confirmed As Main Artist For NY Show
Boost Mobile RockCorps rewards community-conscious youth with exclusive concerts featuring platinum-selling recording artists.
- Brother J Leads The X-Clan Hip Hop Following
After the passing of hip hop leader, Professor X, the X-Clan/Blackwatch is continuing to move forward.
- Vote For M-Dash As Best New Artist
Now is your chance to show the Bay Area's own M-Dash some love by voting for him as best new artist.
- Hip Hop Group Supports Imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Winner
The only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, is getting support from The Black Eyed Peas.
- Rap Hip Hop TV Host Joins Fight Against AIDS
Rap City host Mad Linx is set to co-host the LIFEbeat event with celebrity guests performances by Foxy Brown and more.
- UTP Rapper Juvenile Raps For US Troops
Rap tour set to be accompanied by YoungBloodz at specified locations locations in South Korea.
- Hip Hop TV Host Reads To The Kids
Kids in Harlem had a chance to meet celebrity host Mad Linx at the event geared to promote reading among children.
- Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Encourages Voting
Russell Simmons the co-founder and chairman of the HSAN is using hip hop to encourage voting.
- Rap Mogul Jay-Z Calls Hip Hop To Boycot Cristal
After the announcement that the 40/40 Club will no longer be serving Cristal Champagne, Jay-Z took action responding.
- Hip Hop Tapped For L.A. Watts Summer Games
The 39th Annual L.A. Watts Summer Games brings California communities together with help from hip-hop artists, celebrities and local dignitaries.
- Hip Hop's DJ Scratch Creates Buzz On The NY Streets
Busta Rhymes' new single titled "New York Sh*t" is being used to revive hip hop in NY.
- Cingular Wireless Offers Free Calling & Pix To Troops
Mother's Day is a special day many active military family members wish to talk to family and friends.
- Earn Tickets To See Hip Hop's Young Jeezy & Paul Wall
The only way to get a ticket into the event is to give four hours of your time getting involved with the community.
- Hip Hop's Mariah Carey & Celeb's Support Fundraiser
The fundraiser offers luxury trips and celebrity experiences.
- Rapper Nas Joins Damian Marley In Awards Celebration
Nas, Damian Marley and many more attended the International Reggae and World Music Awards where Damian Marley took home six awards.
- Support Rap Group Deuce Mob's "Boom Boom"
Support the song "Boom Boom" at the Native American Music Awards.
- Super Hip Hop Producer Joins Hospitality Trust
Super producer/songwriter Bryan Michael Cox joins the pioneering Leccima Hospitality Trust.
- Hip Hop Group Asamov Shows Fan Appreciation Week
Download over 200 songs free of charge off the rap group's MySpace page for one week starting May 1st.
- Hip Hop's Eminem Covers His Mothers Costly Medical Bills
Marshal Mathers is helping with bills from the ongoing cancer treatment his mother is currently receiving.
- College Student Parents Encourage Legal Music Downloads
Recently released survey from parents of college students showed their support for legal downloading.
- Universal Studios Gives First Break To Young Cali Students
Universal Studios has partnered with Los Angeles Unified School District's First Break program, to offer employment for southern California students.
- Hip Hop Rapper Snoop Dogg Seeks Peace
LBC rapper and entrepenuer Snoop Dogg and The Dogg Pound shoot video for their latest single.
- Boost Mobile RockCorps Encourage Youth To Volunteer
Both organizations have joined to inspire the youth of today to get involved by volunteering in their community.
- Black Men Face 'National Scandal'
The program Don't Fall Down in the Hood helps young black men learn from others mistakes.
- "Dave Chappelle Day" Announced By Duke Ellington School
After Chappelle performed at a sold-out benefit concert, $300,000 was raised for the schools.
- Indiana University Supports Annual Hip Hop Awareness
The 6th Annual Hip Hop Awareness Festival is hosted by Indiana University's Hip Hop Congress.