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Eminem's Arch-Rival Benzino Resigns From The Source


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Hip-hop star Ray Benzino has resigned from his position as chief brand executive and co-owner of THE SOURCE magazine, citing his longrunning feud with Eminem as one of the reasons.

Benzino stepped down from his position yesterday (08APR05), also blaming politics and other nearby business partnerships.

He tells website ALLHIPHOP.COM in a statement, "I want to step down from the magazine and sell my stock effective immediately.

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Simmons Attacked After Pulling Out Of Event


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Rap mogul Russell Simmons has come under fire from the owners of hip-hop magazine THE SOURCE, after he pulled out of speaking at an event.

The publication's co-owners DAVE MAYS and Ray Benzino are upset Simmons pulled out of speaking at the magazine's JOIN THE SIPHA: HIP-HOP VOTER EDUCATION RALLY.

Mays and Benzino say in a statement: "Russell Simmons has been exploiting hip-hop for years. We invited and expected him to participate in the largest annual hip-hop weekend of the year (04), and he bailed from the event because he is afraid of the authenticity and influence of The Source magazine."

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Ray Benzino Slams The State Of Hip Hop


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Rapper Ray Benzino has hit out at hip hop for glorifying Eminem.

Benzino believes that 8 MILE star Eminem is taking away sales from black rappers and it is easier for him to get on the radio because he is white.

The pair have had a long-running feud. Benzino recorded the song PULL YOUR SKIRT UP to insult Eminem and his rival responded with NAIL IN THE COFFIN and I DON'T WANNA.

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