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2 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

Eminem & Rihanna Prepare for Their Monster Tour

Eminem and Rihanna are gearing up for their joint, three-city Monster Tour, which will visit Slim Shady's hometown of Detroit, among other places.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Pasadena, CA

3 hrs ago | People

Rapper Iggy Azalea to Make Film Debut in Fast & Furious 7

Australian rap star Iggy Azalea is broadening her talents, making a cameo appearance in the upcoming film Fast & Furious 7 .

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Black Entertainment

7 hrs ago | NBC Action News

Ludacris to be honored at BMI Awards

Rapper LUDACRIS will be honored with the President's Award at the Broadcast Music, Inc. R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Los Angeles next month .

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Related Topix: Ludacris, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

Body Count: Manslaughter [Reviews]

Released: Jun 10, 2014 Genre: Thrash Metal, Rap Metal, Crossover Thrash Label: Sumerian Records Number Of Tracks: 14 Body Count's first album in eight years showcases the rap/thrash metal fusion that once made them famous and successful.

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Related Topix: Ice-T, N.W.a., Black Entertainment, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, Celebrities

15 hrs ago | Metro Times

Faygo debuts new Cotton Candy flavor

Anyone familiar with the Detroit-based regional favorite knows more or less what to expect: sticky, sweet, and cheap.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Insane Clown Posse

Tue Jul 29, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. join N.W.A. Biopic

Aldis Hodge has been cast as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella in Universal Pictures' N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton."

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Related Topix: N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Leverage, Entertainment, Television, Aldis Hodge, Neil Brown Jr.

HipHopDx

[News] Tupac's Determination To Be Authentic Killed Him, According To Beastie Boys' Mike D

Beastie Boys' Mike D recently spoke on the passing of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac during an interview with Vanity Fair .

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Related Topix: The Notorious B.I.G.

HipHopDx

[News] Jadakiss Reveals "Top 5, Dead Or Alive" & The Lox's "We Are The Streets 2" Details

Jadakiss recently revealed plans for his solo effort, Top 5, Dead Or Alive, and The Lox's We Are The Streets 2. " Top 5, Dead Or Alive will probably drop first because of contractually obligations with Def Jam," Jadakiss says in an interview with XXL .

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Related Topix: Tecmo, Dead or Alive, Team Ninja, Video Games, The Streets, Hip-Hop, The Lox

The Washington Post

Busted, Dude: A weather rhyme that would make Young MC proud

But our mea culpa wasn't enough for CWG reader AsymptoticUnlimited who had to rub it in by penning a song parody.

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Related Topix: SPM, Sports

The Detroit News

Justin Timberlake rocks bodies as only he can at Palace show

Justin Timberlake doesn't need an opening act. The pop superstar had the Palace of Auburn Hills all to himself Monday night, sharing it only with a sold-out crowd of around 15,000 fans and his 15-piece band, the Tennessee Kids.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Justin Timberlake, Auburn Hills, MI, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Detroit, MI

International Business Times

Cristiano Ronaldo Denies Hiring Lil Wayne on Twitter but TMZ Still...

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo walks off the pitch after the 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador June 16, 2014.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Surrender Nightclub presents Surrender Your Wednesdays with Lil Jon

Surrender Nightclub welcomes back hip-hop star Lil Jon as the "Turn Down For What" hit-maker takes over the turntables for a special mid-week "Surrender Your Wednesdays" set at the nightlife hot spot.

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Related Topix: Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz

HipHopDx

[News] Eminem, Tupac, 50 Cent Featured In XXL's "20 Videos Of Rappers Before The Fame"

Eminem talks about how he's preparing to release "The Slim Shady LP" and 50 Cent recalls entering the music game under Jam Master Jay's wing.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop

Whittier Daily News

A$AP Mob including A$AP Ferg to headline HARD Summer music festival

A$AP Ferg has had a year filled with standout guest appearances on songs with artists ranging from Haim to Young Thug, memorable performances at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio and more with his nonstop drive.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, El Monte, CA, Coachella, CA, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

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

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

The Daily Breeze

A$AP Mob including A$AP Ferg to headline HARD Summer music festival

A$AP Ferg has had a year filled with standout guest appearances on songs with artists ranging from Haim to Young Thug, memorable performances at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio and more with his nonstop drive.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, El Monte, CA, Coachella, CA, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

Press-Telegram

A$AP Mob including A$AP Ferg to headline HARD Summer music festival

Not being able to afford things," said A$AP Ferg, whose real name is Darold Ferguson Jr. "You don't ever want that feeling.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, El Monte, CA, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

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

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

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