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1 hr ago | Switched

Eminem Brings Dr. Dre On Stage For Surprise Performance In London

APRIL 13: Rapper Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

5 hrs ago | Vibe

New Music: Scarface Feat. Akon 'The Exit Plan'

When it comes to that certified street shit, we can always count on Houston, Texas native Scarface to provided the blueprint.


Related Topix: Akon, R-N-B, Scarface, Yesterday, Pendulo Studios, Focus Home Interactive, Video Games

10 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Jay-Z, Beyonce fans flock to first of two MetLife Stadium concerts

Moments after Beyonce and Jay-Z took the stage Friday night, the full yellow moon rose above the uppermost lip of MetLife Stadium, directly in front of the stage.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 11, 2014


'Fast & Furious' Thank-You Note Mourns Paul Walker

The cast and crew of "Fast & Furious 7," aka Your "Fast & Furious" Family, left a note on the film's Facebook page acknowledging both the end of the franchise's production and the tremendous loss left in the wake of Paul Walker's death.


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Paul Walker, Celebrities, Vin Diesel, Dance, Ludacris, Black Entertainment, Hot Chicks, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Redlands Daily Facts

JazzFest West featuring Robin Thicke cancelled, Tone Loc added to Old School Explosion in Pomona

In this Dec. 6, 2013 photo, Robin Thicke performs during the KIIS-FM Jingle Ball concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Tone Loc, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, The Explosion, Pomona, CA, Punk


Grand jury to decide Flavor Flav's fate in speeding case

Members of a New York grand jury have been tasked with deciding whether hip-hop veteran Flavor Flav should be indicted on traffic and drugs charges following an arrest in January.


Related Topix: Flavor Flav, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy


Freak Scene: 2014's Weird World of Underground Rap

Underground hip-hop is not what it used to be, but that's a good thing. At its peak, "the underground" was its own separate and damn near equal scene, coming together to rally against the puffed-chest, money-burning attitude of Puff Daddy and friends, at the very moment when hip-hop became the biggest music in the world, and as a result could ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Underground, Puff Daddy, Mos Def, Black Entertainment, Common, Hip-Hop

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Rapper Ice-T on the Failures of Gun Control: 'Guns Don't Kill, A Cold Heart Kills'

In the wake of the 2012 mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the pioneering gangster rapper, thrash metal frontman, and Law & Order: SVU television star Ice-T came out swinging against gun control and in defense of the Second Amendment .


Related Topix: Ice-T, Guns, Aurora, CO

WWWM-FM Toledo

Jermaine Dupri Discusses Mariah Carey's Low Album Sales for "Me. I Am Mariaha The Elusive Chanteuse" [From ABC News]

Mariah Carey may have earned the lowest first-week sales figures of her career with her latest album Me.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop, Jermaine Dupri


Dr. Dre Sues Over Counterfeit Beats By Dre Products

Hip-hop superproducer DR. DRE is taking legal action against bosses behind a group of Chinese websites selling illegal counterfeits of his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment


Hip-hop superproducer DR. DRE is taking legal action against bosses...

Hip-hop superproducer DR. DRE is taking legal action against bosses behind a group of Chinese websites selling illegal counterfeits of his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment, Entertainment


Rapper caught with cannabis at Welsh airport

Rapper and actor Ashley Walters, also known as Asher D of So Solid Crew, was ordered to pay nearly A 1,500 on a cannabis rap after being stopped at an airport on Anglesey.


Related Topix: Ashley Walters, Aone

KHOU-TV Houston

Rapper Lil' Keke previews new album 'Money Don't Sleep'

HOUSTON Rap legend Lil' Keke held a listening party Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Bambou Lounge to preview his new album Money Don't Sleep.


Related Topix: Lil' Keke, Bun B, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Journal and Courier

Guest col: Fielder's body image, my challenge

Guest column: Fielder's body image, my challenge Inspiration comes from a body less than ideal, now batting for the Texas Rangers.


Related Topix: Body Image, Health, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Opinion


HBO Will Air Beyonce and Jay Z's 'On The Run' Concert Special

At this point, Beyonce and HBO are just as much of an item as she is with Jay Z. So it should be no surprise that the premium cable network will host the power couple's On the Run tour concert special sometime in September.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B


[Interviews] Warren G Confirms Unreleased Nate Dogg Duets In Red Bull Studios Q&A

Exclusive: While digitizing his "Regulate G Funk Era" files at Red Bull Studios, Warren G revisits his sampling methods and his stash of unreleased collaborations with Nate Dogg, Bun B and more.


Related Topix: Warren G, Chemistry, Science

Now Toronto

Power couple fuel cheating rumours on hit-parade joint tour

Two and a half hours of Beyonc and Jay Z porn will make you feel pretty bad about your own love.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Insane Clown Posse loses lawsuit against federal government about Juggalos

Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit against the federal government has been thrown out by U.S. District Judge Robert Cleland.


Related Topix: Insane Clown Posse, Entertainment

The Memphis Flyer

Select-O-Hits: From Rockabilly to Rap

Two new releases hit the racks this month. Mark "Muleman" Massey and Dual Drive - two contemporary blues acts - are on Icehouse Records, a company with roots that reach back to the beginning of the music business in Memphis.


Related Topix: Three 6 Mafia, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

TLC and Ludacris headline the International Festival

Prince George's County will celebrate its rich cultural diversity with the inaugural International Festival .


Related Topix: Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas, Hustle & Flow, Music!, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Dance, Ludacris, Black Entertainment, Reggae, Third World, Bob Marley & the Wailers