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Life-sized Eminem bust nearly complete; check out Detroit artist's latest addition

The latest addition to the bust, based on photos sent by Facciolla to MLive Detroit late last week, is Slim Shady's sobriety symbol necklace.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Detroit, MI, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Billboard

4/20 Songs: 20 Smokin' Tunes About Weed

It's hard to imagine that Bob Dylan, Three 6 Mafia and Toby Keith have much in common, but all three artists understand the power of a classic stoner track.


Related Topix: Toby Keith, Country, Three 6 Mafia, Black Entertainment, Marijuana

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Wave

Rap mainstays still commanding at Krush Groove

Taking it back old-school got real Saturday night at the Forum, where '90s hip-hop reigned and the past decade of rap was merely a guest of honor at KDAY's fifth annual Krush Groove, relocated this time from downtown Los Angeles to Inglewood.


Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Dance, Bone, Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, Kurupt

Coachella's second weekend Day 2 in Photos

Yesterday marked the second day of the final weekend for the Coachella Music Festival in 2014 , and although the weather heated up from the first day, the spirits of festival goers were no less high.


Related Topix: Queens of the Stone Age, Pop/Rock, Nas, Black Entertainment

After Easter Jam, party with Lil Boosie into the wee hours

It will be a long Easter for musician Lil Boosie . The Baton Rouge rap artist not only is performing April 20 as part of the sold-out Easter Jam with Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Yo Gotti, he also will host the concert's official afterparty.


Related Topix: Lil Boosie, Yo Gotti, New Orleans, LA, Entertainment

South Wales Argus

Record store day brings out the crowds in Newport

MUSIC fans flocked to Newport record stores to get their hands on exclusive limited vinyl releases as part of a day to promote independent music retailers.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Isle of Wight County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Sun Ra, Jazz


[News] Coachella Weekend 2, Day 2 Recap; Nas Brings Out Lauryn Hill

With the second and final weekend of Coachella ending today , last night's Day 2 performances included more surprise cameos during Pharrell Williams' headline performance.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas

The Afro American Newspaper

Hip Hop Celebrities Hold - Great Debate' on Black Issues at Town Hall Meeting

Hip hop artists are usually expected to share thoughts on matters of the heart, relationships gone bad or strife in the neighborhood.


Related Topix: African-American, M.C. Hammer, Pennsylvania

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pop-up party highlights South Mississippi's second spring break weekend

No Lil Boosie, no problem. In the eyes of Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break promoters, the party must go on.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Lil Boosie


[News] Nas' Album Sales: From "Illmatic" To "Life Is Good"

As "Illmatic" celebrates its 20-year anniversary, HipHopDX reports on Nas' sales figures for the artist's seven solo studio albums.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas

JAM! Showbiz

Raekwon 'on strike' from recording with Wu-Tang Clan

Wu Tang Clan's rapper Raekwon looks out at the streets of Toronto at the office of his Canadian label - Ice H20 in downtown Toronto on Monday November 28, 2011.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Music!, Raekwon, The Wu-Tang Clan

Horror Rappers Insane Clown Posse Reinventing Themselves

Detroit horror rappers Joseph "Violent J" Bruce and Joey "Shaggy 2 Dope" Utsler who perform as Insane Clown Posse, aren't letting a fight with the FBI stop their music career.


Related Topix: Insane Clown Posse, ACLU


Happy Anniversary, Illmatic : 20 Surprising Facts About Nas' Debut

It's stunning to think that Nas ' debut album, Illmatic, was released 20 years ago.


Related Topix: Belly, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Nas, Black Entertainment, Illmatic, Hip-Hop, Pete Rock, Celebrities, Jay-Z

New York Post

Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's widow in court fight for 'lost recordings'

The widow of rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard has subpoenaed the former landlord of hip-hop mogul Damon Dash, believing Dash left the masters for an unreleased ODB album in his rented summer home.


Related Topix: Ol' Dirty Bastard

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

The Hip Hop ABCs: Letter L

It is nearly impossible to get a bunch of passionate hip hop fans to agree on anything.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, LL Cool J, Celebrities

The News Journal

This Weekend (and beyond): WXPN listens, Ja rule raps

Listeners talk music, station listens Listeners talk music, station listens Philadelphia-based WXPN 88.5-FM wants you a to tell them what you like.


Related Topix: Wilmington, DE, Ja Rule, Prison


Jay-Z & Beyonce Shoot 'On The Run' Music Video?

Kanye and Kim are going to be pissed when they find out Bee and Hov are copying their idea! Check out in this post two photographs - that have surfaced online mere hours ago - that see 'power couple' R&B star Beyonc and rapper Jay-Z shooting something in the desert outside Los Angeles on Thursday .


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


Bone Thugs' Krayzie Bone announces album release date

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper Krayzie Bone is nailing down a release date for his next album, Chasing the Devil: Temptation .


Related Topix: Dance, Bone, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Doctors unable to reattach rapper's penis after he chopped it off before attempting suicide

According to TMZ, the rapper, Christ Bearer, is in a stable condition after jumping off a two-story building but won't make a full recovery The rapper who sliced off his own penis before jumping off a two-story building will NOT make a full recovery, according to reports.


Related Topix: Northstar, North-Hollywood, CA

Backstreet Boys, Rap: More commonalities than you would think

The terms " rap music " and " Backstreet Boys " aren't likely to be used in the same sentence, maybe not even the same paragraph.


Related Topix: A.J. McLean, Pop/Rock, Backstreet Boys, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B