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Kanye West Hailed Hip-hop's Saviour

Nas says Kanye West has kept hip hop alive.The 'Who Killed It?' rapper - who released an album called 'Hip Hop Is Dead' in 2006 - said he believes the genre has been revitalised in...

'I Miss Aaliyah Everyday' Says Missy Elliot

Pop star AALIYAH died nine years ago on August 25th 2010 in an airplane crash whilst travelling back to the US from the Bahamas. A child prodigy, Aaliyah recorded her first album at just 14-years...

Drake, Ciara And Ne-yo Join Aaliyah Tributes

DRAKE, CIARA and NE-YO are the latest stars to pay tribute to tragic R&B star AALIYAH, nine years after she was killed in a plane crash.Rapper Missy Elliott spoke out to commemorate her pal on...

Elliott Pays Tribute To Aaliyah

MISSY ELLIOTT has paid tribute to her late friend AALIYAH on the ninth anniversary of the R&B star's death.The Try Again hitmaker was killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas on 25 August 2001...

Andre Afraid Of Flying

Australian pop star PETER ANDRE hates flying in small jets - because he's terrified of dying in a crash like tragic R&B singer AALIYAH.The Mysterious Girl hitmaker suffers from vertigo and nausea while flying and...

Drake Made Jay-z Sound New

Drake tried to make his celebrity pals sound "new" when they appeared in his debut LP.The rapper - whose new album `Thank Me Later' includes collaborations with Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys...

The-dream Defends Aaliyah Cover

R&B singer THE-DREAM has defended his decision to remake a song by the late AALIYAH, insisting he recorded the track because he still "really misses" the star.The-Dream, real name Terius Youngdell Nash, released his version...

Aaliyah Tribute Planned At Mobo Awards

Late R&B singer AALIYAH will be honoured at a prestigious music ceremony in Britain, eight years after her death.Organisers of the upcoming Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards show will pay tribute to the Try...

Jay-z/dash Fall Out 'Began With Aaliyah'

Former best pals and business partners JAY-Z and DAMON DASH fell out over their love for late R&B beauty AALIYAH, American producer/director CHOKE NO JOKE has suggested. Roc-A-Fella Records co-founders Jay-Z, Dash and Kareem 'Biggs' Burke...

Chante To Play Aaliyah

Canadian R+B singer KEISHA CHANTE has been chosen to play AALIYAH in a movie about the tragic star's life. Aaliyah sold over 32 million records during her career and was nominated for five Grammy Awards...

Dash Mourns Aaliyah 'Every Single Day'

Rap mogul DAMON DASH mourns the death of ex-girlfriend AALIYAH every day, seven years on from her tragic death. The pair was dating when the R+B singer was killed in a plane crash in the...

Elliott Hurt By Critics' Comments

Rapper MISSY ELLIOTT is still hurt by a review she received more than six years ago - because it questioned her friendship with late R+B star AALIYAH. The young singer, who worked closely with Elliott...

Timbaland Bringing Pablo Escobar To The Big Screen

Hip-hop mogul TIMBALAND is working on a biopic of late Colombian drug lord PABLO ESCOBAR, which he predicts will become a bigger cult hit than AL PACINO movie SCARFACE. The 35-year-old hitmaker is confident his...

Li Haunted By Memories Of Aaliyah

JET LI hated returning to Vancouver, Canada to make new movie ROUGE, because he is still grieving for R+B star AALIYAH, who he was with the last time he visited the city. The pair made...

Dj Fired Following On-air Racial And Sexual Remarks

TROI TORAIN, the co-host of a syndicated US radio show, has been sacked after making on-air racial and sexual comments about a rival DJ's wife and four-year-old daughter. Torain, better known as Star on Power...

KeishaS A List Influences

Budding UK soul singer and songrwiting talent KEISHA WHITE has revealed the biggest influences on her fast rising music career, and they make up a very special R&B A list. Listening to ARETHA FRANKLIN, AALIYAH and...

Blige Buries Her Diva Persona

MARY J BLIGE is proud to be low-maintenance, after throwing tantrums and being a "terrible person" during her drink and drug addictions. Blige quit her vices in 2001 after the death of fellow R+B...

Blige Credits Aaliyah With Clean Living

MARY J BLIGE gave up her drink and drug-fuelled lifestyle after experiencing the shock of fellow R+B star AALIYAH's untimely death. The 34-year-old singer became paranoid about her own demise after hearing the ROMEO...

Meagan Good Wants To Play Aaliyah

Sexy actress MEAGAN GOOD wants to play late R+B singer and actress AALIYAH in a movie about her rise to fame. The 24-year-old beauty, who stars alongside rapper BOW WOW in his new movie...

The Game Pays Tribute To Rap + R+b's Lost Souls

Rapper THE GAME pays his respects to hip-hop and R+B's tragic souls in his new DREAMS video, in which he retells the 2001 shooting incident that left him in a coma, fighting for his life....

Radio Staff Sacked Over Tsunami Song

LATEST: Bosses of top New York radio station HOT 97 have fired a producer and a co-host of a daily morning show that mocked the victims of the 26 December (05) tsunami. Show host...

Aaliyah's Record Company's Legal Plans Ko'd

AALIYAH's record label BLACKGROUND RECORDS cannot sue the video producer who arranged the flight that killed the late R+B singer. The TRY AGAIN singer had just finished filming the video for ROCK THE BOAT...

Twista Faces Child Support Fight

Fast-talking rapper TWISTA's estranged wife is fighting for more of the hitmaker's money after claiming he's not paying enough child support. RASHIDA MITCHELL first filed for divorce from Twista, real name CARL TERRELL MITCHELL,...

Carey Lands Diva Role In Dash Movie

Singing superstar MARIAH CAREY has filmed a cameo role as a disgruntled diva in DAMON DASH's forthcoming movie STATE PROPERTY II. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss is starring in, producing and directing the crime drama...

Lil' Kim Tops Download Poll

Rapper LIL' KIM's legal woes have boosted the feisty star's internet appeal - she's the top download among her peers. The 29-year-old, who faces charges of lying to a Grand Jury over a 2001...

Aaliyah's Company Can Sue For Her Death

The American record company partly owned by the late singer AALIYAH has been granted permission to sue to the video producer who arranged the private jet that killed her. New York State Supreme...

Janet Struggles With Together Again Song

JANET JACKSON struggles to perform fan favourite TOGETHER AGAIN live because the song she wrote about pals who had lost their lives to AIDS has taken on a new meaning following the death of AALIYAH....

Fame For Britney's Backing Singer

BRITNEY SPEARS' former backing singer KILEY DEAN has landed a new deal with rap producer TIMBALAND. The pretty 21-year-old, who backed Britney on her 2000 tour, reworks AALIYAH's ROCK THE BOAT on her debut...

Dash Accused Of Rape

Hip-hop svengali DAMON DASH has been accused of rape by a former model. KIRSTIE THOMPSON filed a suit yesterday (13JAN04) in Manhattan's Supreme Court, claiming the ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS mogul sexually assaulted her for 15-seconds...

Aaliyah Death Crash Verdict

R+B singer AALIYAH died from severe burns and a blow to the head following her fatal plane crash in the Bahamas in 2001, coroners have concluded. The inquest into her tragic death also confirmed...

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