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18 min ago | AllHipHop.com

Jim Jones Says A$AP Mob Wears Kilts and Tight Jeans, They're Not Like The Diplomats

A$AP Rocky once said "a weirdo, but I'm rare though" on his song "Trilla" and Jim Jones seems to agree.


Related Topix: Rap, The Diplomats, Jim Jones, A$AP Rocky, Hip-Hop, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Apple a Real Threat to Pandora?

Last May, actor and rhythm and blues singer Tyrese Gibson posted a somewhat bizarre video onto his Facebook page.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Rap, Black Entertainment, Cameras

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Dr. Dre Sues Over Counterfeit Beats By Dre Products

Hip-hop superproducer Dr. Dre is taking legal action against bosses behind a group of Chinese websites selling illegal counterfeits of his hugely popular Beats by Dre headphones.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Three to see: Francis, Sons of N.W.A. and OK Go

You know those songs that pop on Pandora or iPod shuffle while you’re cleaning house or tending to the stove and literally slap you into paying attention and wondering, “Whoa, what is this?” L.A.-bred singer Robert Francis has a few of those in his catalog – a young but rapidly evolving collection rife with melodically supple ... (more)


Related Topix: N.W.a., Rap, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Sacramento, CA, Eazy-E

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats deal

It's hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple's Cupertino headquarters.


Related Topix: Compton, CA, Black Entertainment, Rap, Inventions, Science / Technology, N.W.a.

The Memphis Flyer

Mega Philosophy: Q & A with Cormega

The New York City borough, Queens, is home to the nation's largest housing projects: Queensbridge.


Related Topix: Cormega, Hip-Hop, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Foxy Brown, VirtualWorld Entertainment, AfterMath, Video Games


Adviser lessons from Dr. Dre: Long-term greedy vs. short-term greedy

Even if you aren't a fan of his music, how can you not be impressed by Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, the intrepid rapper and impresario who helped build and sell the headphone and music streaming service Beats Electronics to Apple Inc. recently? The company he and Jimmy Iovine had founded in 2006 has made billions.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Eazy-E's Son Shows Support To Actor Playing His Late Father

Eazy-E's son is throwing his support behind the actor playing his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton .


Related Topix: Eazy-E, Rap, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Ice Cube

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Ja Rule signs new book in Northvale Tuesday

Feuding, to the hip-hop world, is what scrub brush is to the Southwest: not pretty, but it comes with the territory.


Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, The Fast and the Furious, Action Movies, Rap, Ja Rule, Northvale, NJ, Celebrities, Eminem, Black Entertainment

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Mail

Billionaire Dr. Dre carries bag of leftovers after lunch with his wife

Revealed: Father of toddler who died in a hot car 'spent the day sexting SIX women and the couple had a $25,000 insurance policy out on their child' Casey Anthony has become a recluse three years after her acquittal: 'America's most hated mother' is a prisoner in her home because she is too scared to go out Obama won't visit detention facilities ... (more)


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Casey Anthony, Yale University, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur


Lil Eazy-E Coaching the Actor Playing His Dad in N.W.A Film

Despite a report that he was unhappy with the casting, Eric Wright, Jr. the son of N.W.A rapper Eazy-E who records as Lil Eazy-E tells Rolling Stone he has embraced Jason Mitchell, the actor portraying his father in the Ice Cubeproduced N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton .


Related Topix: Rap, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Eazy-E, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ice Cube goes behind enemy lines

Raggamuffin star Ice Cube talks to Oscar Quine about going from being a member of NWA to playing a cop From "F*** Tha Police" to playing a cop.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, 22 Jump Street, N.W.a.

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Mail

'Let it gooo!' Three-year-old girl and stepfather perform adorable...

Who runs the world? Beyonce tops Forbes most powerful celebrities list beating husband Jay Z and billionaire businessman Dr Dre 'Let it gooo!' Three-year-old girl and stepfather perform adorable duet to Disney's Frozen - but remix with some rap An adorable new home video shows a three-year-old girl and her stepfather dueting to the widely popular ... (more)


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


Beyonce Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List, Springsteen, Calvin...

Queen B reigns supreme in Forbes Celebrity 100 list, which was released Monday. Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Rihanna and Katy Perry were also in the top 10 on the list that rates the cultural icons success and influence against one another.


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Chris Rock Skewers Donald Sterling, Jay Z, Dr. Dre In BET Awards Monologue

Chris Rock opened Sunday's BET Awards with an 8-minute monologue mocking everyone from Donald Sterling to Jay Z. After calling the BET Awards "The Black World Cup," Rock said, "Tonight you're going to see something you never see "Solange hit the right rapper.


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

Fri Jun 27, 2014


Dr. Dre kept son from portraying him in NWA biopic

Rap mogul Dr. Dre halted plans for his son to portray him on the big screen in N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton over fears he didn't have enough acting experience.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Eazy-E, Entertainment

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Eminem on Kendrick Lamar's career, rap skills: 'He's going to be around for a long time'

Eminem delivers plenty of respect for rising rap star Kendrick Lamar in a New York Times profile of the Compton, Calif.


Related Topix: Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Celebrities, Kendrick Lamar, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Life And Times: Which `90s Hip-Hop Artists Should Get Biopics? Life...

A biographical film about prolific hip-hop group N.W.A. is set to hit theaters next year! Ice Cube , Dr. Dre , and director F. Gary Gray are teaming up to bring the film, aptly titled Straight Outta Compton , to audiences and introduce a new generation to the group's mind-blowing music.


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

CNET News.com

Apple-Beats deal to get EU decision by July 30

The European Commission told reporters on Wednesday that it could give the deal the go-ahead -- or go as far as launching a drawn-out investigation over competition issues.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap


DJ Quik Says His Music Being Left Off Beats Music App Is "Personal"

Compton rapper/producer DJ Quik is upset music from his catalogue has apparently been left off the new Beats Music App.


Related Topix: DJ Quik, Rap, Black Entertainment