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1 min ago | The Austin Chronicle
This week's Ill Communication transmission - the second overall - isn't about the positive/negative aspect of rap lyrics, but rather the quality in rap lyrics, whose importance has begun to wane.
4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, legendary rap group and music guest Public Enemy performed "Public Enemy No. 1" for the live studio audience.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
It plays out like a reality TV show, pitting two charismatic celebrities against each other in contrived, yet intriguing ways. A winner is declared at each stop on the tour.
NOT MY PRESIDENT: Ronald Reagan famously sought Bruce Springsteen's permission to use Born in the USA in his campaign, and didn't let being told no stop him. The publishers of Eminem's hit Lose Yourself have launched legal action against the National Party for an alleged breach of copyright in their rowing campaign ad.
If you're a Nas fan like me, you're going to be pretty excited about this one. Tribeca Films announced 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' will be hitting theaters nationally BUT for one night only and Orlando just so happens to be one of the three cities in FL showing the documentary.
"I don't wanna be a wildebeest, they just dumb as a motherf---er," are not words you expect to hear from Snoop Dogg . But the rapper has always shown an ambitious versatility that belied his laid-back persona.
It hasn't even been a month since the MTV VMAs happened, but it's already time for the MTV EMAs -- the European Music Awards. The nominees have now been revealed, and Katy Perry leads all comers with seven nods.
Rapper Snoop Dogg was caught in a homophobic snare early this morning after tweeting a gay slur about an Instagram user. The tweet used the language of "f.A.G." and told the Instagram user, whose picture Snoop Dogg had reposted on his own Instagram account , "bitch boy go suck ya man n get off my line."
There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But is National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? The National Party is facing legal action over its use in an election ad of music similar to that of US rapper Eminem.
This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families. Lil Wayne halted the hounding sounds of the crowd with a single finger.
Authorities say a 17-year-old who was shot and killed early Sunday morning was allegedly part of a group that was breaking into a home. Deputies say Reb Barbee and three accomplices had forced their way into a Hubbard Drive South home around 6 a.m. The homeowner fired a handgun when Barbee was found in the living room with a knife and wearing an "Insane Clown Posse" mask.
Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her.
On Saturday, hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg returned to Sin City for another electrifying night of his Snoopadelic Cabaret residency at TAO Nightclub . Upon arriving, the dogfather made his way to the booth to kick off his DJ Snoopadelic set.
Tech N9ne was so stung by a music journalist's criticism of his verse that he retaliated by writing Fragile. He and rappers Kendrick Lamar and A Mayday! appear in the song's video to voice their disdain for people dissing their music.
The 39th Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. At the traditional awards brunch this afternoon, TIFF co-directors Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey joked about being too tired for a ceremonial Maori dance , paid tribute to festival co-founder Bill Marshall and promised an even more ambitious TIFF for next year's 40th anniversary edition.
Drummer Stewart Copeland is using an app called WholeWorldBrand to connect with his fans and to let amateur musicians collaborate with him on a new track. Drummer and founding Police member Stewart Copeland is ready for a jam session in his home studio, which he calls the Sacred Grove.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:49 pm
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