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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'House Slippers' marks a time of comfortable reflection for Joell Ortiz

Brooklyn, NY emcee and Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz , who was for a time signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment record label, takes time to make mental connections and stew over issues in his third solo LP, House Slippers . In the album, he deals with how he has evolved with hip hop over the years, his having to overcome obstacles in and out of the music business, and even his recent weight loss and lifestyle change to increased physical fitness.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Rap, Black Entertainment

Mon Sep 15, 2014

MTV

The Strange Mystery Of Rapper Tim Dog's (Possibly Faked) Death Has Been Solved

Sometimes, reality really is stranger than fiction. A judge in Mississippi issued an arrest warrant for Tim Dog last year, after DeSoto County, Mississippi, prosecutors charged that the rapper had faked his own death to avoid making court-mandated payments.

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Related Topix: Rap, Desoto County, MS, Black Entertainment

HipHopDx

[News] Kendrick Lamar Reveals Upcoming Album To Feature Dr. Dre Production, No Guests

Kendrick Lamar, who is reportedly working on the follow-up to his 2013 major label debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city , recently said there are several unreleased songs from the album's recording sessions. "There was a lot left out of good kid ," Lamar says in Rolling Stone, according to Rap-Up .

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Sand Trap

What are you listening to?

No, he's making wine in Eastern Shore MD. Apparently he gave me enough wine to forget about this episode.

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Related Topix: 2pac, Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Nas, N.W.a.

Examiner.com

Celebrating 20 Years The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die'

He was gunned down in 1997, but Christopher Wallace or Notorious BIG or Biggie Smalls as his fans know him, is still remembered in the neighborhoods he grew up in in Clinton Hill Brooklyn. Murals bearing his image aren't hard to find and even his f... September 13, 1994, the world witnessed the birth of a classic Hip Hop album, " Ready to Die " by 'The Notorious B.I.G', a.k.a ' Biggie ', a.k.a 'Biggie Smalls', a.k.a 'Frank White', a.k.a 'Big', a.k.a 'Big Poppa' and finally, a.k.a 'The King of New York'.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara to Star in Period Musical 'Ziggy'

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara are tuning up to star in the period musical Ziggy from Baz Luhrmann protg Diesel Schwarze . Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Alex Da Kid is spearheading the film's original contemporary music.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Baz Luhrmann, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Sand Trap

What are you listening to?

No, he's making wine in Eastern Shore MD. Apparently he gave me enough wine to forget about this episode.

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Related Topix: 2pac, Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Nas, N.W.a.

Business Journal

Apple reported to be near buying Path social network

Path CEO and founder Dave Morin. Is Apple is close to a deal to buy the social networking company Path? Apple is close to a deal to buy Path, the social networking company that bills itself as ideal for close friends and family, according to the news site Pando Daily , which cited a single unnamed member of Apple's engineering team.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Black Entertainment, Rap

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Former Provincetown police chief to challenge firing

Former Police Chief Jeff Jaran says he will fight his termination last year by the town at an arbitration hearing Oct. 30. The selectmen fired Jaran, Provincetown's police chief for about five years, in December after months of controversy related to his alleged angry outburst at The Squealing Pig pub after an N.W.A. rap song containing anti-police ... (more)

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cinema Blend News

NWA Biopic Straight Outta Compton Finds Its Snoop Dogg

The NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton is in the thick of production, and picking up momentum with the announcement of a dash of Snoop Dogg.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Keith Stanfield To Portray Snoop Doog In N.w.a. Biopic

The Purge: Anarchy star will join Jason Mitchell, Ice Cube's son O'Shea Jackson, Jr. and Corey Hawkins, who will portray the late Eazy-E, Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, respectively, in Straight Outta Compton, according to TheWrap.com.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap, Eazy-E, Warren G

Daily Trojan

Iovine-Young Academy opens for classes

The Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy officially opens this semester, and its newly-built student workspace reflects the Academy's focus on innovation.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Black Entertainment, Rap, Printers, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Movies.com

'Straight Outta Compton' Has Cast Its Snoop Doggy Dogg

When last year's Oscar race lost a nominee in the Best Original Song category , the one that should have slipped into the empty slot is Keith Stanfield's "So You Know What It's Like" from Short Term 12 .

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

Reuters

Hip hop mogul Suge Knight has 'lost a lot of blood': family

Hip hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, who was shot and wounded at a Los Angeles nightclub over the weekend, was resting at a local hospital but had "lost a lot of blood," his family said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Inglewood, CA, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap

Examiner.com

Exclusive 'TMOG' launches first artist Whiteboy Tommy

Award winner and mufti-platinum selling producer, Lex Luger , begins his selections on what will become the official roster for ' TMOG ', Luger's new record label this week.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Reporter

Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Inglewood, CA, Dance, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment

The Republic

Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.

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Related Topix: Marion 'Suge' Knight, Los Angeles County, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Inglewood, CA, Black Entertainment, Rap

ContactMusic.com

Rihanna and Eminem Take 'Monster' On Stage ALS Ice Bucket...

Rihanna and Eminem have become the latest celebrities to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Detroit, MI, Black Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014

HipHopDx

[Editorials] Instagram Flexin': Nicki Minaj Gives Drake A Lap Dance

Iggy Azalea falls during a live performance of "Fancy" and Kendrick Lamar takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being challenged by Dr. Dre.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar, Rap, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Opinion

The Daily Beast

A Brief History of - F*ck the Police'By Rich Goldstein

When a company chooses to put "Product May Contain Peanuts" or "Caution: Coffee May Be Hot" on their packaging, it's not to protect the consumer, if it were, the product would be manufactured in a facility where accidental peanut exposure was impossible and beverages would be served at drinkable temperatures.

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Related Topix: Rap, N.W.a., Ice Cube, Black Entertainment, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk

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