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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...

Beastie Boys To Star In Video Game

Rap veterans the BEASTIE BOYS are stepping into the world of virtual entertainment, by making their first appearance in a video game. The trio will star in the upcoming NBA STREET V3 from EA...

Eric B And Rakim Claim Top Hip-hop Album In New Poll

ERIC B and RAKIM's classic PAID IN FULL album has been hailed the greatest ever hip-hop album in US magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY. Marking the 25th anniversary of the birth of mainstream rap, the magazine...

De La Soul's New Album Influenced By Diddy

DE LA SOUL's comeback album THE GRIND DATE was inspired by SEAN' P DIDDY' COMBS' reality show MAKING THE BAND. Bandmembers POS and MACEO say they came up with the name for the LP...

De La Soul Release New Album

Hip-hop group DE LA SOUL are reuniting to release a new album in September (04). The GRIND DATE is the band's eight studio album but also marks their first release for SANCTUARY URBAN RECORDS... Peas Ain't Pop

Rapper WILL.I.AM has hit back at critics who label BLACK EYED PEAS a pop group - because he thinks the band is definitive hip-hop. The WHERE IS THE LOVE? star doesn't like pop music...

De La Soul Back With Two New Albums

Veteran hip-hoppers DE LA SOUL are set to return with two albums of contrasting styles early next year (04). The ME, MYSELF + I group plan to release an album of accessible material, and...

Sean Paul Blasts Blu Cantrell

R+B SEAN PAUL is furious with former girlfriend and collaborator BLU CANTRELL, after she slammed his duet with singing sensation BEYONCE KNOWLES. The singer was astonished when Blu - with whom he recorded smash...

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