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ATCQ Film Picked Up By Sony Pictures

Overcoming clouds of controversy, it was announced today that A Tribe Called Quest’s doc has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics. The documentary was premiered during Sundance Festival 2011 in January. The film’s director Michael Rapaport speaks on the deal. “I couldn’t be more excited and proud that BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST is being distributed by Sony Pictures Classics. As a first time filmmaker to have the support of SPC is like being […]

Steve Rifkind Wants Odd Future

For Al Lindstrom‘s latest feature, he turns his cameras on SRC boss, Steve Rifkind. During Steve’s soliloquy, he speaks on artist development and explains why the music business is declining. The most interesting revelation comes at the 3:38 mark, where he says he wants in on Tyler’s creation.

XXL Freshman Freestyle: Fred The Godson

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Diddy Tops Forbes Hip-Hop List

Yesterday, Forbes revealed their top five richest Hip Hop artists. With Sean John and his Ciroc partnership, Diddy takes the top spot with Jay-Z right behind. Money ain’t a thang. 1. Diddy ($475 million) 2. Jay-Z ($450 million) 3. Dr. Dre ($125 million) 4. 50 Cent ($100 million) 5. Birdman ($100 million)