AHH Stray News: Rappers Head to Winnipeg, Jermaine Dupri’s B-Day,


(AllHipHop News) A variety of hip-hop stars will head to Winnipeg, Canada this November for an all-star concert featuring a number of artists who will make their debut in the city. Atlanta rapper Ludacris, Rick Ross, Jim Jones and Roscoe Dash will hit the stage at the MTS Center on November 12th. The Just Muzic concert is being billed as the first true hip-hop concert to take place in Winnipeg. Opening for the internationally known rappers will be Winnipeg-based group “Winnipeg’s Most.” Organizers of the concert have teamed up with local station Streetz 104.7, to sponsor the event. Tickets to the event are slated to go on sale September 30th at www.Ticketmaster.ca.

Hip-Hop mogul/producer Jermaine Dupri will celebrate his birthday tonight at Playhouse in Hollywood, California. A number of artists and celebrities will be on hand to celebrate with Dupri, as he turns 39 years old. Sources told AllHipHop.com that Jermaine Dupri will pull out all the stops during his birthday party tonight, which will feature a number of surprise performances, in addition to a guest DJ set by Jermaine Dupri himself. The birthday party is slated to kick off at 11:00 PM Pacific time.

Bronx, rap legend Fat Joe has announced he will release the second installment of his Darkside mixtape series. Fat Joe told XXL.com that Darkside Volume 2 will be released in October. The rapper also revealed that he was working on an untitled album that has no release date. “We haven’t named it yet,” Fat Joe told XXL Magazine. “The first single with Chris Brown is retarded. It’s called ‘Another Round,’ produced by Cool and Dre and Young Lad. We got joints on the album produced by Rico Love; it’s sounding great. With the album, we’re gonna make that music that everyone can relate too. It’s still gonna be hard, but it’s gonna be hit mania. You know exactly what it is.”