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Aug 16

GET “TFOH”: Philadelphia Man Who Was Target of a Facebook Hit, Fatally Shot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia man was gunned down hours after a judge upheld felony charges against his ex-girlfriend, who was accused of offering $1,000 on Facebook for someone to kill him. But with the teenager who allegedly took the … Read More

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Aug 16

Video: Jay-Z Spends $250,000 on Bottles at LIV, Celebrates Highest Selling Itunes Release In History

This past weekend, Jay-z hosted the official ‘Watch The Throne’ album release party at Miami’s Club Liv, setting a new club record for bottles bought in the club. Jay and his entourage nearly bought out the bar as they splurged … Read More

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Aug 16

GETPlugged: Swizz Beatz Becomes The VP Of Creative Design For Lotus

HETHEL, England — Taking a page from the Victoria Beckham and Land Rover playbook, Lotus announced on Monday that it has hired Grammy-winning rapper and producer Swizz Beatz to serve as a high-profile consultant. “The key is to infiltrate the … Read More

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Aug 12

GETPlugged: A CNN Reports Shows Majority of Americans Don’t Have $1,000 to Handle An Emergency

A CNN report says a majority, or 64%, of Americans don’t have enough cash on hand to handle a $1,000 emergency expense, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, or NFCC, released on Wednesday. Only 36% … Read More

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Aug 10

GETPlugged: Jay-Z, Diddy & Kanye Top Forbes “Cash King’s” 2011 List

Birdman: “If we ain’t number one now, we’ll be there soon.” Swizz Beatz: “I will be #1 next year.” Wiz Khalifa: “I’m one of them? That’s what’s up!” Forbes has released their list of the top earning hip hop artists … Read More

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