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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago |

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

11 hrs ago | MTV

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

15 hrs ago | 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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Kelis Says She Doesn't Listen to Nas' Music

Former couple, Nas and Kelis , are both promoting their respective music projects, but it seems the rapper's ex-wife is not interested in his new material.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas, Wedding

Norwalk Citizen News

The Mind-Boggling Stat That Explains The Amazing Obamacare Comeback

President Barack Obama took another victory lap on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, announcing more than 8 million people had signed up for private health insurance through the law .


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health


Quick Hits: Coldplay, Forbes' wealthiest rappers, American Idol, The Whigs

Coldplay has announced a handful of intimate live shows in support of their upcoming album Ghost Stories .


Related Topix: Coldplay, World News, Germany, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Binghamton, NY

Windsor Now

Sir Mix-A-Lot will perform in Greeley on Saturday

Sir Mix-A-Lot appears Saturday at the Moxi Theater in downtown Greeley. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 the day of the show.


Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Theater, Arts, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Public Enemy

Meryl Streep Has Learned to Rap for Into the Woods Role

Add yet another skill to the enormous list of talents possessed by the one and only Ms.


Related Topix: James Corden, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

San Bernardino County Sun

Northstar rapper Christ Bearer reportedly severs penis, jumps from North Hollywood building

A rapper known as “Christ Bearer” reportedly severed his penis and then jumped from the second story of a North Hollywood condo building early Wednesday, seriously injuring himself in the apparent suicide attempt, police and witnesses said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Northstar, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North-Hollywood, CA, Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, RZA, Hip-Hop

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert

The Queens native Nas followed the screening at New York's Beacon Theatre with a performance of the nine-track album, widely considered a rap classic for its angry but earnest street poetry.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tribeca (New York, NY), Nas, Illmatic

Prince Albert Daily Herald

With documentary and concert, Nas kicks off a Tribeca Film Festival set to a hip-hop beat

The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Nas, Tribeca (New York, NY)


[News] Wu-Tang Killa Bees Member Cuts Penis Off In Apparent Suicide Attempt

Wu-Tang Killa Bees member Andre Johnson, who performed as Andre Roxx and was also known as Christ Bearer from the duo Northstar, cut off his penis and jumped from a balcony in an apparent suicide attempt today , according to EXTRA .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, Northstar

95.7 The Beat

Jay-Z bringing 'Made In America' festival to Los Angeles

Jay Z's "Made In America" music festival is coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other officials Wednesday for the official announcement.


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