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Nick Jonas To Perform At V Festival

Nick Jonas will perform at V Festival.The 'Jealous' hitmaker joins hip hop trio De La Soul, Pendulum and MNEK in the latest list of acts confirmed for the 20th anniversary event which is sponsored by...

De La Soul Sail Past Crowdsourcing Target To Fund New Album

The group launched the initiative via Kickstarter.com last month (Apr15), hoping to raise $110,000 (GBP73,000) to cover the costs of crafting eighth album And The Anonymous Nobody - their first new material in...

De La Soul Launch Crowdfunding Campaign For New Album

The Me, Myself, and I hitmakers haven't released a studio record since 2004's The Grind Date, and they're calling on fans to help fund their latest project on Kickstarter.com. The group launched...

De La Soul Launch Album Scavenger Hunt For Fans

Hip-hop trio De La Soul have sent fans on a scavenger hunt throughout North America and Britain to locate copies of a new instrumental version of their latest album Smell The Da.I.S.Y..The group released 100...

De La Soul Release Entire Discography For Free. Go On, Take It...

Well that’s one way to celebrate 25 years in the game. De La Soul are giving away their entire music collection for free. Which is nice, but they probably only did it because a) they...

De La Soul To Release Back Catalogue For Free

Hip-hop trio De La Soul are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album by releasing their entire music catalogue for free online.The Me, Myself and I hitmakers released their acclaimed record, 3 Feet High...

Dj Maseo Proud Of Son's College Football Championship Achievement

De La Soul star Dj Maseo has expressed his pride for his footballer son after his college team narrowly missed out on winning a prestigious college championship title on Monday night (06Jan14).The hip-hop veteran's boy,...

Run-dmc: Old School Hip Hop 'Blows Away' New Music

Run-DMC's Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels insists old school hip hop ''blows away'' anything around today. The 49-year-old rapper believes De La Soul, LL Cool J and his own group - also made up of his rapping...

De La Soul Releasing First New Music In Nearly 10 Years

Hip-hop stars De La Soul are celebrating 25 years as a band by releasing their first new track in nearly a decade.The Magic Number hitmakers will release Get Away, their first musical offering since 2004's...

Chris Lighty Dead At 44: Hip Hop Mogul Turns Gun On Himself?

Chris Lighty dead at just 44 is news that will hit hundreds of hip hop stars very hard this week. The man many deem responsible for the boom in commercial hip-hop at the turn of...

De La Soul Don't Have The French Touch

De La Soul's French ''sucks,'' even though they recorded their latest album in Paris.The legendary rap groups' Posdnuos and Dave teamed up with French producers 2 & 4 - aka Chokolate and Khalid - to...

De La Soul Want More Universal Hip Hop Tracks

De La Soul think people have trouble relating to modern hip hop. The rap group's Kelvin Mercer and Dave Jolicoeur have teamed up with French producers 2 & 4 - aka Chokolate and Khalid -...

Sir Mick Jagger The Hardest Ever Guest Vocalist

will.i.am asked for Sir Mick Jagger to appear on his new single as he thought it would "never be possible".The Black Eyed Peas singer was tired of being asked of who would guest on his...

Mos Def To Change Name

Mos Def is set to change his name by the end of the year and will call himself Yasiin."I'm actually doing it, I'm retiring the name Mos Def after 2011" he told Mtv.com "Mos Def...

Black Eyed Peas Sued

Black Eyed Peas are being sued by funk legend George Clinton. The singer and songwriter filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement lawsuit in California over remixes of the band's 2003 song 'Shut Up', which he...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Gorillaz Confirm Collaborations

Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and members of The Clash are among the collaborators on Gorillaz' new album.The animated band - the creation of Blur singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are preparing for...

Stars Come Out For Common's Charity Gig

Hip-hop icons NAS, QUEEN LATIFAH, KANYE WEST, THE ROOTS and DE LA SOUL joined forces on Saturday (26Sep09) when they hit the stage in Los Angeles to show their support for rapper COMMON's charity fundraiser.The...

Emily Eavis Defends Jay-z's Glastonbury Headline Slot

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has slammed criticism of the decision to choose rapper Jay-Z to headline this year's event.The New Yorker's appointment has been linked with comparatively slow ticket sales for this year's festival...

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Gorillaz's Demon Days Goes Live In New York

DE LA SOUL, IKE TURNER and HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER will join GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN to pay tribute to the animated rock group he formed with cartoonist JAMIE HEWLETT. NENEH CHERRY and ROOTS...

Q-tip And Common To Host J Dilla Memorial Gig

LATEST: Rappers Q-TIP AND COMMON will be responsible for organising a memorial concert for the late hip-hop producer J DILLA, who died on 10 February (06). His funeral will take place in Los Angeles...

Hip-hop Producer J Dilla Dies

Hip-hop producer and rapper J DILLA has died from the immune disease lupus. He was 32. The musician, real-name JAMES YANCEY, collapsed in his Los Angeles home on Friday (10FEB06) and was found by...

Albarn Fears All-star Show Might Not Work

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is terrified this week's (begs1NOV05) gigs with virtual supergroup GORILLAZ may be too much of a logistical nightmare to pull off. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN...

Gorillaz Sell Out Five Nights At Opera House

An all-star tribute to BLUR star DAMON ALBARN's virtual supergroup GORILLAZ has become one of the most successful sell-outs in Manchester, England's history. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER and...

The Roots And De La Soul Rap For Rhinos

Hip-hop groups THE ROOTS and DE LA SOUL teamed up to support endangered rhinos on Tuesday night (28JUN05) at a concert in Central Park, New York City. The groups co-headlined designer MARC ECKO's Save...

Girl Raped At Will Smith Gig

A London charity gig starring WILL SMITH, XZIBIT, DE LA SOUL, FAITH EVANS and CRAIG DAVID turned sour on Saturday (16APR05) night when a teenage girl was raped. The victim was attacked in a...

De La Soul To Headline Lecture + Performance Tour

Veteran hip-hop stars DE LA SOUL are heading back to college - as speakers on black culture. The TOYOTA-sponsored THE PAST, THE PRESENT, THE FUTURE tour, which will kick off next month (MAR05), will...

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