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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, DE, Ja Rule, Prison

6 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

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 .

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

10 hrs ago | Q93

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 .

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

15 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

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.

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Related Topix: Northstar, North-Hollywood, CA

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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 .

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

FMQB

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 .

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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.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

HipHopDx

[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 .

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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.

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

WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

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.

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

WPXI

Rapper reportedly survives self-mutilation, suicide attempt

Andre Johnson, a member of the rap group Northstar, severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, according to police and media reports.

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Related Topix: Northstar, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), CNN, North-Hollywood, CA

MTV

50 Cent Says Lloyd Banks And Tony Yayo Are Troy Ave's 'Hype Men'

Even when it comes to his G-Unit brethren. "They actually like [Troy Ave's] hype men now," 50 said to New York's Hot 97 of Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks.

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Related Topix: G-Unit

Mirror.co.uk

Beyonce shows off her thigh gap in more sexy bikini snaps

She was accused of digitally enhancing her thigh gap by her fans when she posted a bikini snap to her Instagram account last week.

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

NME

Public Enemy's Flavor Flav pleads guilty to attempted battery

Public Enemy 's Flavor Flav has pleaded guilty to charges of attempted battery. The rapper, real name William Drayton Jr, was initially facing a possible 12 year prison sentence after being accused of pulling a knife on his girlfriend's son in October 2012, with the teenager claiming that Flav had threatened to kill him at their Las Vegas home.

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Related Topix: Flavor Flav, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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