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Re: ICYMI: Lou Williams Can Spit

Have to say that compared to the hip hop I grew up with - Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Pharcyde, etc.


Related Topix: De la Soul, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy, The Beastie Boys, The Pharcyde, People under the Stairs

Thu Jul 24, 2014


'Weird Al' Yankovic still trying to wrap head around No. 1 album

The past week for "Weird Al" Yankovic has been a little weird by the standards of the curly-haired, accordion-playing, oddball master of pop music parody.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Coolio

T.I. Talks New Album 'Paperwork'

Actor, family man and reigning King of the South, rapper T.I. recently stopped by Houston's 93.7 The Beat where he chatted it up with the station's Devi Dev and Mr. Rogers.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, T.I.

Business Journal

'Ride Along 2' filmmakers may reconsider returning to South Florida

Filming for "Ride Along 2," a movie starring Olivia Munn , Kevin Hart and Ice Cube , wrapped up filming in Fort Lauderdale on Monday, but a fee could make it difficult for at least one major production company to consider filming here again.


Related Topix: Olivia Munn, Hot Chicks, Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Daily Caller

Kid Rock Ordered To Produce Glass Sex Toy In Insane Clown Posse Case

Kid Rock allegedly has an important glass dildo in his possession, and he's been ordered to turn it over as evidence in a sexual harassment suit against a rapping clown duo called Insane Clown Posse.


Related Topix: Insane Clown Posse, Conservative Political News

Voice of America

Gunmen Kill 2 Finnish Aid Workers in Afghanistan

Afghan medical workers move the dead body of a foreign female aid worker who was employed by the International Assistance Mission, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Europe, Finland, Iam

Dallas Observer

The 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos Opens Up in Ohio

The fifteenth-annual Gathering of the Juggalos kicked off on Wednesday, July 24, 2014 at Thornville, Ohio's Legend Valley Music Venue, marking a move away from the more remote setting of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois for the Pyschopathic Records-sponsored festival that attracts Insane Clown Posse fans from all walks of life.


Related Topix: Thornville, OH, Insane Clown Posse

International Business Times

Snoop Dogg Claims Smoking Pot in White House

American rapper Snoop Dogg said that he had smoked marijuana at the U.S. President's residence.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marijuana, Michelle Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

White House gave Oa Malley a bum rap on immigration

O'Malley deserves applause and support, not misleading White House leaks, for urging Americans to provide decent temporary housing for the tens of thousands of young migrants who have fled violence and poverty in Central America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Maryland, CNN, US Politics, US News

Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series

When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas, The Roots, Hip-Hop, Cameras

Perez Hilton

Coolio's New Music Video Is So NSFW It's Being Released On A Porn ...

The 50-year-old rapper is going from Gangsta's Paradise to Porno Paradise in the vid for his song Take It To The Hub .


Related Topix: Coolio, Black Entertainment


[Interviews] Young Chop Says, "I Don't Even Know What Drill Music Is"

Exclusive: In addition to running down his work with Puff Daddy and Kanye West, Young Chop explains why Chicago artists determine the definition of "Drill."


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Puff Daddy, West Chicago, IL, Twista

News Shopper

Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre

Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre's book by selling a line of headphones.


Related Topix: Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment

Hampshire Chronicle

Johnson: Fast And Furious 7 special

The Hercules star reprises his role as government bounty hunter and DSS agent Luke Hobbs in the seventh instalment, which has completed filming following a hiatus after Paul died in a car crash last November.


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Black Entertainment, Ludacris

Master P Planning Film Trilogy Of His Life Story

The rapper, real name Percy Miller, has unveiled plans for his own series of biopics, with the first instalment, The Ice Cream Man, documenting his early upbringing and the formation of his own label, No Limit Records in 1990.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Master P

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Kid Rock subpoenaed to produce glass sex toy in Insane Clown Posse lawsuit

'It has its ups and downs, but to be able to take care of your family, like get your mom a new car,... Kid Rock performs at the DTE Energy Music Theater during the first of his eight shows in Clarkston, Mich, on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.


Related Topix: Kid Rock, Pop/Rock, Insane Clown Posse

The Rio Times

De La Soul Returns to Rio on Sunday, July 27th

With an over 25 year career that includes the groundbreaking debut album, Three Feet High And Rising , the release of six subsequent studio albums, tours throughout the world and a 2006 Grammy Award for a collaboration with the group Gorlliaz, the legendary hip hop trio De La Soul returns to Rio de Janeiro for the first time in nine years on ... (more)


Related Topix: De la Soul, Hip-Hop, Mase


[News] Daylyt Discusses Violence In Battle Rap, Offers A Solution For League Owners spoke exclusively to Watts, California battle rapper Daylyt prior to his battle with T-Rex at the Eminem-backed Total Slaughter event on July 12. In the interview, he talked about how league owners need to stop booking violent match-ups if the industry is to flourish.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Hudson Valley Press

"Holler If You Hear Me" Is A Story Far Too Familiar

"Holler If You Hear Me" is a play that our own Saul Williams was starring in at the Palace Theater on Broadway in New York City.


Related Topix: Saul Williams, Hip-Hop, Theater, Arts, Tupac


Drake Pays Rapper 4-Tay $100,000 For Lyrics In YG Song

Failure to cite credit in this rap game can cost you pretty a penny, just ask Drake.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Rappin' 4-Tay