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Trouble seems to follow dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel ever since he split from Bounty Killer’s Alliance crew to form his own Portmore Empire posse. Now comes word that his car may have been suspiciously torched. The artist maintains that his vehicle had electrical problems that may caused the fire. Read more »
Brooklyn's Team Robespierre will ring in September by hitting the road for several synth-rock filled evenings around the U.S. The band, who just wrapped a stint on the F Yeah Tour with the likes of Matt & Kim and the Circle Jerks, turns its attention primarily towards the West Coast for these dates. Joining for a few nights will be U.K. Read more »
Still on the massive Freshly Dipped Tour they embarked on earlier this summer, the Hiero Imperium collective just announced more dates. The whole crew–which includes the Hiero dudes, MC Prince Ali, Rhymesayers' Musab, Blue Scholars, and Oakland, CA's Knobody–will continue making the rounds across the U.S., with a few dates in Canada as well.
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