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Sources have revealed that Nate Dogg has suffered another stroke. They have also stated that the rapper is in serious condition due to the stroke, which is his second since December 2007 and that he cannot breathe on his own. The initial stroke left him partially paralyzed on the left side of his body, although his brain didn’t suffer any major damage from incident. There were many rumors about his death that were dismissed by his management. Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
Juelz Santana has decided to speak his mind about his recent split with Cam’ron. He was quoted as saying “He would never sell me. It was bad business, and I had to get out my contract. It’s so crazy to me that he’s still trying to make himself look good.” He also said “It’s a line between loyalty and stupidity man, bottom line.” Julez also pointed out that he still respects Cam’ron and his position as head of Dipset.Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
It’s been years since white suburban boys had an artist to rock to who actually looked and dressed like them. Since Eminem has fallen off the face of the Earth – and has seemingly been struck with tradgedy after tradgedy until he just contemplates his own suicide – a new artist has taken the baton and run with it. Now, not every white rapper has to be compared to Eminem, but it’s only natural. Before he came along, they were all compared to Vanilla Ice, and so on. So, newcomer Asher Roth seems to be ok with the comparisons. However, he’s on his hustle to make his own name and stay in his own lane. I first became familiar with Asher when I saw him in a video with Pac Div, and I immediately became curious if he was a reporter or actually an artist. Indeed, he’s an artist and has already released a mixtape with big-timers Don Cannon and DJ Drama. Check out Asher at his own blog, his MySpace or his website – and let us know what you think of the newest white boy in hip-hop, and if he’s actually got a shot.
Gucci Mane has been sentenced to a year in Fulton County Jail for violating probation. He pled no contest to an assault charge in 2005 and got six months with 6 1/2 years probation, and 600 community service hours. He was arrested near Atlanta on July 23rd and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana along with a DUI. According to reports, he had only done 25 community service hours and also tested positive for ecstasy, marijuana, and alcohol during a probation visit. Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
The current president of entertainment for BET Reginald Hudlin has announced his resignation after helping bring the company massive success with a number of hit series. Since joining forces in 2005, Hudlin has helped their rise in ratings by bringing popular reality shows like Lil’ Kim’s “Countdown to Lockdown” and Keyshia Cole’s “The Way It Is”. He also was instrumental in creating and building their DVD, film and news divisions. There was no reason given for him stepping down.Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
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