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37 min ago | HipHopDx

[Interviews] DMC Blames Hot 97 & Chuck D Rift On Information Gap; Says Pete Rock Saved Run DMC

Exclusive: DMC confirms a friendly rivalry with KRS-One, spiritually healing himself via Sarah Mclachlan and paying homage to the Blues with Sugar Blue and Sonix the Mad Scientist.

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Related Topix: Dance, DMC, Run DMC, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Hot 97, Pete Rock, KRS-One

1 hr ago | Vibe

Rapping Shaquille O'Neal Petitions Pharrell for Inclusion On NBA 2K15

Though a sketchy Future remix from last year purported otherwise, former Los Angeles Laker Shaquille O'Neal hasn't really had much of music career since the release of his platinum-selling debut album Shaq Diesel.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Shaquille o'neal

4 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

There Will Be Juggalos By Steve Miller

They have the tattoos, the face paint, and the tattered clothes, and they hold the door for people and say thank you.

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Related Topix: Thornville, OH, Insane Clown Posse, Dayton, OH

4 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Tupac's Race Killer Prison Pal TalksBy Michael Daly

Joey Fama, serving 32 years to life for the murder of 16-year-old Yusuf Hawkins, reveals how he and Tupac hit it off behind bars-and how his view of race changed.

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Related Topix: Tupac, Prison, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Clinton Correctional Facility, State Prisons

8 hrs ago | International Business Times

50 Cent's Power Season 1 Finale Episode 8 Best Laid Plans...

As the title of this episode suggests, it's all about Ghost's best laid plans about his businesses.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

Sun Jul 27, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Hip Hop Comic-Con 2014 Recap

Biz Markie makes a cameo to perform "Just a Friend" and TV Guide premieres a clip of Nicki Minaj on the Cartoon Network.

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Related Topix: Biz Markie, Celebrities, Ron Perlman

The New Zealand Herald

Nick Smith's legal threat over bullying claim

Conservation Minister Nick Smith is considering legal action after he was accused of trying to stop advocacy group Fish and Game from lobbying for cleaner rivers.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Doc

HipHopDx

[News] Turk Details Rap-A-Lot Records Deal, Not Re-Signing With Cash Money Records

Turk says "true colors was revealed" after a personal tragedy and he had to "move forward" past a possible Hot Boys reunion.

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Related Topix: Turk, Hot Boys

ContactMusic.com

Channing Tatum Sings With Biz Markie

Channing Tatum showed off his singing skills by performing with rapper/singer Biz Markie during his surprise show at Comic-Con in California on Friday .

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Related Topix: Biz Markie

Sheffield Telegraph

TRAMLINES: Public Enemy wow packed Sheffield audience

Given the fact the venue was full to its 8,000 capacity more than half-an-hour before the hip-hop legends took to the stage, it was clear something special was expected - and Public Enemy didn't disappoint.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Public Enemy

Ghanamma.com

Lil Wayne Signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Young Money rapper, Lil Wayne has decided to follow in the footsteps of millionaire businessman and rapper, Jay Z by starting his own sports management agency.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

AuH warns of suicide attacks if NWA op continues

Ahrar-ul-Hind , a splinter group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan , the other day threatened to stage suicide attacks across the country if the government did not stop military operation against militants in North Waziristan Agency.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, World News, Pakistan, Asia

Daily Times

Do not let Haqqani fighters resettle, US tells Pakistan : July 27, 2014,

The Haqqani Network, which mainly operates out of Pakistan's border areas, has been blamed for some of the deadliest and most sophisticated attacks on NATO and Afghan troops in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Aspen, CO, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Switched

Ice Cube Reveals Why Eazy-E's Son Was Rejected For N.W.A Biopic, 'Straight Outta Compton'

N.W.A's highly anticipated forthcoming biopic, "Straight Outta Compton" has received a lot of attention in recent weeks from the film's controversial casting process to rumors of Eazy-E's son, Eric Wright Jr., anger after not being able to portray his father in the film.

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Eazy-E

NME

V Festival adds Goldie Lookin Chain, Jhene Aiko

Goldie Lookin Chain and Jhene Aiko lead the latest announcement with the Welsh comedy rap crew and US US R&B singer set to perform at both legs of this year's event next month .

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, The Stranglers

The Winnipeg Free Press

The Beyonce brand

Beyonce and Jay Z perform during their On The Run tour at Toronto's Rogers Centre earlier this month.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TMZ.com

Shaq -- Rap Audition for Pharell ... Put Me On the NBA 2K15 Soundtrack

Shaquille O'Neal wants to get BACK IN THE RAP GAME ... for real ... and he's so serious, he just made a freestyle rap audition video for Pharrell .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Shaquille o'neal

Billboard

Watch Channing Tatum Rap With Biz Markie at Comic-Con

When you think of a 3-D computer-animated film produced by Guillermo del Toro, you immediately think of proudly off-key rapper Biz Markie , right? Well, probably not, but all the fans at the Book of Life panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday were treated to Markie's signature hit, "Just a Friend," live and in person, for no apparent reason.

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Billboard

Shaq Comes Out of Rap Retirement to Get on Pharrell's...

When Pharrell Williams said he was "pumped and excited" to be curating the NBA 2K15 soundtrack, he probably didn't realize he'd be getting a very special submission from one Shaquille O'Neal.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Shaquille o'neal

Mirror.co.uk

As Tulisa is convicted of a drunken assault: Other famous faces who lost their cool

A former X Factor judge may be the latest star to have let things get physical, but she's definitely not the first Pop bad girl Tulisa may have been found guilty of taking a swing at someone , but she's not the first celeb to be accused of trying to throw a punch or two.

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

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