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Russell Simmons Reveals Eddie Cheeba Is Currently Hospitalized

Eddie Cheeba, one of Hip Hop's earliest pioneers, is currently hospitalized, although his condition is unknown. According to an Instagram post from Russell Simmons, Def Jam Recordings' co-founder and Cheeba's former manager, people need to understand the significance of his contributions to the culture. 

"PRAYERS UP," Simmons began. "The great Eddie Cheeba is in the hospital. For all of you reporters, YOU SHOULD KNOW THIS. The absolute facts are as follows: if u couldn't get DJ Hollywood, you got Cheeba. If you couldn't get Cheeba, you got Love Bug Starski (RIP). 

"Again, this is actual facts. If you got all three, the number of tickets would skyrocket and you could also pay the bar guarantee. They were the rap STARS and the biggest money makers and draws. As a promote

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Arrest Made In Tupac Shakur's 1996 Murder

Duane “Keefe D” Davis was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas on Friday (September 29) morning in connection to the murder of Tupac Shakur. According to the Associated Press, a grand jury in Clark County indicted Davis on one count of murder with use of a deadly weapon and with the intent to promote, further or assist a criminal gang, a prosecutor said in court. Davis is the uncle of Shakur’s suspected killer, Orlando Anderson, who was fatally shot in a drive-by two years after Shakur’s death.

In July, Las Vegas police searched Davis’ home as part of the investigation into Shakur’s murder but didn’t offer many details. A warrant obtained by NBC at the time revealed they looked at desktops and other electronic storage devices, including thumb drives, CDs, extern

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Czarface Inks Global Deal With Virgin Music: "They're An All-Powerful Ally"

Inspectah Deck, Esoteric and 7L—collectively known as Czarface—have signed a deal with Virgin Music. After years of grinding independently, the trio is looking forward to having some muscle behind their upcoming new music. As Virgin Music President Jacquline Saturn said, "It’s an honor for all of us at Virgin Music to work with these legends to launch this exciting new project. We are looking forward to giving music fans around the world a first listen to this incredible music soon.”

Speaking to AllHipHop.com, Esoteric seemed equally enthusiastic, saying "With Czarface, the Danger Room stays open, and we’ve been training every day, keeping claws sharp and pens dipped. When an opportunity like this presents itself, you gotta leap on it. Virgin has shown us they s

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Legendary B-Boy Fabel Needs Hip-Hop's Help After Being Struck By Speeding Car

Jorge "Popmaster Fabel" Pabon was hospitalized last month following a hit-and-run in the Bronx. According to close friends, he was riding his bike after a long day of painting when he was struck by a speeding vehicle. The driver failed to stop and left him there to die. A good Samaritan called 9-1-1 and Fabel was rushed to a nearby hospital by ambulance with multiple injures. After spending weeks in the ICU undergoing several surgeries, he's now transitioning to a rehab facility. Fabel suffered compound fractures to his legs, a fractured pelvis, multiple rib fractures to both sides, a punctured right lung and lacerated liver, among other injuries.

Now, Fabel and his family need Hip-Hop's help. On Thursday (Septembe

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The Hip Hop Museum Announces Immersive Six-City Tour

The Hip Hop Museum—formerly known as the Universal Hip Hop Museum—is going on tour. According to an Instagram post from 3rd Bass MC Pete Nice, the run kicks off on October 14 in New York City and will continue through December. Sponsored by Cîroc and co-curated by Nice and Paradise Gray, the run is dubbed simply "The Hip Hop Museum Tour: A Journey Back to the Beginning 1973-1990."

Nice expounded in the caption, writing, "We're taking The Hip Hop Museum on the road. Join us on an immersive journey through the cities that have made Hip Hop what it is today. Back in the day we had the Sugar Hill Rappers Convention; Fresh Fest; Rap Attack; Raising Hell; Together Forever; NITRO; or Straight Outta Compton tours, this one will take you way back to those days.

"Peep the lin

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EXCLUSIVE: Ice Cube Announces First New Solo Album In Five Years

Ice Cube is a busy man—from his founding role in the BIG3 basketball league to filmmaking and rocking crowds across the globe, the N.W.A legend is prolific. But thankfully for his fans, Cube still makes time to get down in the studio. Five years after delivering Everythang's Corrupt, the Los Angeles-bred rapper is two weeks away from finishing his next project. 

Speaking to RAPstation, Cube confirmed, "I'm working on an album that hopefully I can finish in next couple of weeks and schedule to put it out and yeah, I'm digging what I'm doing. The name of the record is called Man Down and, you know, it's a pretty good record. It like it. It's dope." 

Ice Cube has released 10 studio albums over the course of his career—and that's just solo material

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