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Rap icon Scarface has begun the process of getting a kidney transplant after initially resisting the idea of going through the difficult surgery earlier this year. The architect of the classic “Mind Playing Tricks of Me” explained to his 240,000 Twitter followers that getting a kidney is urgent and he is actively seeking donors from…

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Richard Stephen Shaw, the Jamaican-American rap legend best known as Bushwick Bill of the Texas-based group Geto Boys in the 1980s, has died after his long battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 52. After confusion caused by fellow Geto Boys band member Scarface, who prematurely posted on Instagram that Bushwick Bill died Sunday…

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Sip & Sounds Concert Series It’s Back! Clayton County presents the Sip & Sounds Concert Series featuring multiple live bands and special guests. Bring your own lawn chairs, food and beverages, and enjoy the performances. These are FREE events. Register in advance to win prizes throughout the evening. VIP Reception Open to All! Date: Thursday,…

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Just moments after being introduced by Ludacris to accept the I Am Hip-Hop Award at the taping of the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Brad Jordan, aka Scarface, was arrested by authorities for failure to pay child support. Jordan, 44, was released Friday, Oct. 16, and issued this statement to press: “First and foremost I would…

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The BET Hip Hop Awards taping offered a night of extreme highs and lows for Houston rap legend Scarface. Just moments after being introduced by Ludacris to accept the I Am Hip-Hop Award at the taping of the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, the 44-year-old rapper was arrested by authorities for failure to pay child support.…

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  Several of the top artists in rap were on hand for the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards on Oct. 9. Some of the notable artists who walked the Sprite-sponsered green carpet included Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, and Scarface to name a few. Held at the Atlanta Civic Center, rolling out was on…

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Story by A.R. Shaw Photos by Ahmad Barber Styling by Kris Cole     Big K.R.I.T. won’t apologize for what he’s about to do. Dressed in all black with a small gold Jesus-piece draped around his neck, K.R.I.T. places a gold and diamond-encrusted crown atop his head while at White Diamond Imaging studios in Atlanta.…

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On Saturday June 21, 2014 the legendary rapper Scarface, from the hit 90s rap group Geto Boys, performed at Chene Park for the Detroit Summer Jamz 17. Scarface took the stage for a very high energy performance dressed in a “Detroit will never die” t-shirt and matching Detroit fitted hat. He was received with lots…

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On Saturday June 21, 2014, the city of Detroit and the Hot 107.5 radio family celebrated the 17th Summer Jamz concert at Chene Park. After nine months of planning and promotions by media director J. Hicks and Ikeisha Baker, the event was almost scuttled due to the untimely cancellation of the most anticipated performance by…

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MadGibbs is back. With a handul of EPs under their belt, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have finally decided to give the fans what they want: a full length album. The upcoming album is called Piñata and Gibbs describes it as “a gangster Blaxploitation film on wax”. Scarface, Raekwon, Ab-Soul, BJ The Chicago Kid, Mac Miller,…

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