Actor & New Hip Hop Sensation “CEL-LOW” is Monday, Jun 16 2008 

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I Play Hip-Hop To Keep The Lads Tip-Top Friday, Jun 13 2008 

AS if being a football superstar is not enough. Wesley Sneijder is using Euro 2008 to become a superstar DJ too.

The Dutch playmaker, who celebrated his 24th birthday on Monday by dancing all over the top of World Champions Italy, was revealed yesterday as the secret weapon behind Holland’s explosive start to Group C.

With the special, if somewhat grudging, permission of manager Marco van Basten Sneijder has brought his own portable sound system to the team base and has created a mega-mix of thumping anthems to fire his side up for glory.

Sneijder let rip with his big set inside the Dutch dressing room before and after that jaw-dropping 3-0 romp over the Italians and yesterday this little party boy from Real Madrid was being hailed back in Holland as the glue which just might help keep van Basten’s group sticking together long enough to be crowned kings of Europe.

The Dutch have become notorious for self-destructive infighting but Sneijder is using his music to break with the old traditions and bring out a sense of unity in the squad. Sneijder, who will take centre stage in Berne tonight against France, said: “Yes, it’s true. I asked the coach for permission to bring some atmosphere into the dressing room and he said yes. This is normal at clubs but it’s never been the done thing with the national team.

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Timbaland Is Recognised As A Trendsetter That Revitalized Hip-Hop, R&B And Pop … Thursday, Jun 12 2008 

Bluegrass meets hip-hop at Kentucky elementary school Thursday, May 29 2008 

It’s unlikely that Bill Monroe, the “father of bluegrass music,” and Clive Campbell – aka D.J. Kool Herc – “the father of hip-hop,” ever imagined a marriage of their musical offspring.

But “grass-hop” – for want of a better name – is the rage at Owensboro’s Foust Elementary School these days.
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HIP HOP VS RAP Wednesday, May 28 2008 

Hip hop subculture gets spotlight in Sana’a Thursday, May 22 2008 

Asian American Hip-Hop for Dummies Sunday, May 18 2008 

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Hip Hop & Reggae Producers K-Salaam and Beatnick Set To Release New Album This July Thursday, May 15 2008 

NEW YORK – Producers K-Salaam & Beatnick will release their forthcoming album, Whose World Is This?, with VP Records on July 29th, 2008. K-Salaam and Beatnick pose this thought-provoking question “Whose World Is This?” to an A-list selection of some of the world’s most prominent hip hop, reggae and spoken word artists.

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MALA REIGNZ – BX TIL’ I DIE ft. ELUS Wednesday, May 14 2008 

NJ Senator, Mayor Honor Jim Jones For HIV Work Wednesday, May 14 2008 

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Diplomats crew member Jim Jones will lend his talent and support to a good cause with an appearance at the National HIV Testing Day ceremony in Jersey City, New Jersey.

The Harlem-based MC will speaking on the importance of being tested for AIDS at the event, which will take place June 27, at middle school PS # 4 107.

Organized by the City of Jersey City, National HIV Testing Day is a community mobilization and social marketing campaign that encourages people to take advantage of voluntary HIV counseling, testing and prevention services.

The event will also disseminate valuable information about available medical care for those who test HIV-positive.

In addition to appearing at the National HIV Testing Day event, Jones will received a Proclamation from the City of Jersey City.

New Jersey Senator Sandra Cunningham and Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy will be on hand to present the rapper with the honor.

National HIV Testing Day will provide a chance for Jones to take a break from working on the follow-up to his third solo album, Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment).

The album, which was released in 2006, spawned the hit single “We Fly High.”

The National HIV Testing Day event is open to the public.

Those planning to come to the event must be tested for HIV/AIDS at one of the City of Jersey City authorized sites in order to gain admittance.

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