The Countdown Is Off: DMX Arrested Again

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This probably won't surprise anyone, but DMX was arrested this morning.  After going nearly two whole years without a legal issue, the rapper legally known as Earl Simmons, was caught driving without a license in the early hours of the morning.  This seems to be pattern for Mr. X who was last arrested for driving recklessly with, you guessed it, a suspended license.  I seriously wonder if people were placing bets on this in Vegas.

Mixtape Download: Slum Village “Dirty Slums 2”

9 years ago view-show 2,342,340
Slum Village is back with their first project since last year's Dirty Slums.  For those following the group from it's inception, the only original member left in SV is T3.  Slum Village now consists of T3, J Dilla's brother, Illa J, and Young RJ.  Dirty Slums 2 is hosted by Mick Boogie and features guest appearances from Rapper Big Pooh, Guilty Simpson, Joe Scudda, Fat Ray, and Clear Soul Forces.

Dead Prez is Back

10 years ago view-show 1,018,710
It's bigger than hip-hop...Dead Prez is back. The Florida duo, consisting of stic.man and M-1 ,are planning on releasing their first album in eight years.  The rappers announced today they have signed to the Krian Music Group. They will release an album titled Information Age. This album will be released digitally October 16, and physically on January 22, 2013.

Photos: Rock The Bells 2012 @ PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ

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On September 1st to 2nd, 2012, Rock The Bells took over the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. The staged was blessed with performances from Nas, DMX, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Jadakiss, Method Man & Redman, Ice Cube, J. Cole, Common, Slaughterhouse, Curren$y, 2 Chainz, Tyga, and many more. All photos by Bernard Smalls.