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Was Suge Knight shot to stop tell-all book coming out? Music mogul...

The rap mogul was shot 'multiple times' at Chris Brown pre-VMA party last week and has since been released from hospital When Suge Knight was shot at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party, our minds went into overdrive - what could have caused the shock incident? Well, it seems it was all over a tell-all book he's been planning to publish, or so it's been ... (more)


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7 hrs ago | NWAonline

Country rapper Big Smo follows his own poetic path

When it comes to rap music there is a definite type of style -- an edgy vibe, gold chains and a baseball cap with a flat bill cocked jauntily to the side.


Related Topix: Big Smo, The Notorious B.I.G., Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Country, Run DMC, Dance, DMC

11 hrs ago | 92.5 KISS FM

Heavy Security Planned For Hip Hop Festival

Heavy security is planned for the Perrysburg Hip Hop Festival this weekend. The police department says the entire staff of 25 officers will be working 12-hour shifts.


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15 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

Rap stars unite for Michael Brown tribute song

Rap stars including The Game, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and Sean 'Diddy' Combs have joined forces to record a new protest track dedicated to the African-American teen whose death earlier this month sparked the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: The Game, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 27, 2014

West Sussex County Times

Horsham vs. Crawley rap hits YouTube

Horsham versus Crawley - you decide who wins in a new YouTube video that sees two Sussex residents battle it out in a street rap parody.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Ruidoso News

Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer had nasty rivalry, according to book

The upcoming book "The News Sorority," by journalist Sheila Weller, outlines the rise of three respected and very competitive newswomen Couric, Sawyer and CNN's Christiane Amanpour.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Katie Couric, CNN

MTV's Sway Launches His Own Label

According to , Sway Calloway, partnered with music executive Kelly Jackson has founded OverDeliver Entertainment, which will serve as a label and management company.


WTAX-AM Springfield

Chelsea Handlera s star-studded goodbye

Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, and ex-boyfriend 50 Cent helped comedienne Chelsea Handler wrap up her late-night E! TV show, "Chelsea Lately," after seven years on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Gravity, 50 Cent, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Hot Chicks, Chelsea-Handler

Yo Yo Honey Singh song Desi Kalakaar full audio out: Yet another catchy number from the rapper

As promised, Yo Yo Honey Singh has released his song Desi Kalakaar 's full audio on in the evening on August 26. The song is a combination of a Punjabi song, a rap song and a soulful Bollywood number with good beats.


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CBS Local

Man Arrested In Richmond After Allegedly Attempting To Withdraw Money ...

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Richmond on Monday after allegedly attempting to withdraw money from a bank using the identity of a Southern rapper, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014


G-Unit raps about police brutality: "They killed a few and they gonna kill some more"

The song ridicules a fictional character for calling 9-1-1: "You put your hands up, you still getting shot" One of the 6 tracks on G-Unit's new album, "The Beauty Of Independence," is an angry, raw, sad rap that responds to police brutality, institutionalized racism and the devastating fate of too many young black men in this country.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Young Buck, Ferguson, MO

Bay Area legend Rappin 4Tay recognized at 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Awards

San Francisco Bay Area native Anthony Forte, better known by his stage name Rappin 4Tay , received the Bay Area Legend title at the West Coast Hip Hop Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center Theater on Sunday, August 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Spice 1, 2pac

Broward-Palm Beach

Drake and Lil Wayne Bromance, Wednesday at Cruzan

After Jay Z and Beyonc did not attend Kanye West's wedding to Kim Kardashian, rap fans put forward a theory that Yeezus is articulating his indignation by censoring Jay Z's name from his recent live performances.


Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Music, Entertainment

KMJM-FM Saint Louis

N.W.A. Cast Up-And-Coming Actor As Snoop Dogg

Up-and-coming actor Keith Stanfield will play a young Snoop Dogg in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton .


Related Topix: N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Assault rifle on tour bus after fatal Wiz Khalifa concert shooting

AS TATTLE reported yesterday, Wiz Khalifa canceled his concert Saturday night in California after a person was shot and killed backstage at his Friday-night show.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles, Black Entertainment, Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

Couple 'raped' a mentally incapacitated young relative at least six ...

Couple 'raped' a mentally incapacitated young relative at least six times 'so the girl would get pregnant and give them a baby' The couple gagged the mentally incapacitated girl to stop her from screaming through 'at least six' assault, investigators said A couple in Alabama raped an underage relative multiple times hoping that the girl, who was ... (more)


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Wenger and Mourinho turned into rappers in brilliant album mock-ups

Luckily for those of you who may have done, though, some of the Premier League's current and former managers have been put onto the covers of famous rap albums with brilliant results.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop

Eminem Announces New Project 'Shady XV'

Eminem is getting ready to unleash a new project. The rapper has announced that his latest venture, Shady XV , will arrive on Black Friday, which falls on November 28th this year.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

San Bernardino County Sun

Charlie Wilson, Easton Corbin and others bring musical mix to Los Angeles County Fair

When: Zendaya with guest Trevor Jackson, Aug. 29; Charlie Wilson, Aug. 31; David Nail and Easton Corbin with guest Jamie Lynn Spears, Sept.


Related Topix: Easton Corbin, Country, Los Angeles County, CA, The Manhattans, R-N-B, Funk, Celebrities, LL Cool J, Black Entertainment


Rap mogul Suge Knight shot at Chris Brown's pre-VMA party

Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.


Related Topix: Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Los Angeles County, CA, Inglewood, CA, Dr. Dre, Black Entertainment, Entertainment