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    RIAA Revamps Gold & Platinum Certifications: 100 On Demand Plays = 1 Sale

    The RIAA today made a rare change to the formula used to certify Gold and Platinum awards to include on-demand music and video streams. Services that will now count towards certification include Spotify, Rhapsody, MOG, Muve, Rdio, Rhapsody, Slacker, Xbox Music, VEVO, MTV.com, YouTube and Yahoo! Music.

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    MC Jin May Appear In ‘Fast and Furious 6’

    Many recognize MC Jin as Jimmy the mechanic in the hit movie '2 Fast 2 Furious'. He acted in the movie alongside celebrities like Tyrese, Eva Mendes, Ludacris and more. Recently MC Jin announced that Jimmy may make a comeback.
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    Lecrae booked for Paid Dues Festival

    Paid Dues is an urban lifestyle event presented by underground hip hop legend Murs, in association with Guerilla Union. Paid Dues represents the vibrant indie rap scene that is often shunned by mainstream popularity. With past appearances by Ice Cube, TECH N9NE, Raekwon, Tha Dogg Pound, E-40, Slaughterhouse, Jay Electronica, Black Star, Immortal Technique, Bun B, Del the Funky Homosapien, ...
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    Night Owls 4 is #4 On CMJ Hip Hop!

    Night Owls climbs from # 9 to #4 on the CMJ hip hop charts beating out notable artists like Wyclef Jean, Blockhead, Jay-z, Wu-Tang Clan, Talib Kweli and many others for superior chart position.