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Floetry Star Goes Solo With Dr Dre

FLOETRY star MARSHA AMBROSIUS is going solo with a little help from rap mogul DR DRE. The British singer/songwriter has signed a new deal with Dre's Aftermath label after meeting the impresario backstage at...

Kabul Detainees Terrorised By Dr Dre And Eminem Music - Claim

Rap music by EMINEM and DR DRE is reportedly being used to torture detainees at a secret US prison in Kabul, Afghanistan. Activists for human rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) have alleged that...

Young Buck Pleads No Contest In Stabbing Case

LATEST: Rapper YOUNG BUCK has been sentenced to three years' probation, after pleading no contest to stabbing a man during a brawl at last year's (04) Vibe Awards show. The 24-year-old hip-hop star, real...

Dr Dre And 50 Cent Sued

50 CENT and DR DRE have been slapped with a lawsuit from a rising female rapper who accuses them of copyright infringement. JANINE 'JAH JAH' GORDON alleges that her songs - POPPIN' AT DA...

Young Buck Escapes Court Trial For Vibe Stabbing

Rapper YOUNG BUCK will escape a jury trial following his involvement in the melee that ruined last year's (NOV04) Vibe Awards, after striking a deal with Los Angeles authorities. The G-UNIT star, real name...

Carey Is Queen Of The Vibe Awards

Pop beauty MARIAH CAREY triumphed at the third annual Vibe awards yesterday (12NOV05), scooping four honours including the coveted artist of the year gong. The curvy singer also won the album of the year...

The Game Arrested On Shopping Trip

Rapper THE GAME has been arrested in a North Carolina mall after his rowdy behaviour and frightening Halloween mask attracted complaints from other shoppers. The HOW WE DO hitmaker and DR DRE protege was...

Sheridan Fought To Prove He Was The Man For 50 Cent Film

Irish film-maker JIM SHERIDAN was so determined to make sure he understood rap culture when teaming up with 50 CENT for new movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' he hired DR DRE as a consultant....

Bacharach Forced To Tone Down Tough New Album

Bosses at songwriter BURT BACHARACH's Sony label only agreed to release the 77-year-old star's new album AT THIS TIME after he agreed to tone down the coarse language on some of the tracks. Bacharach,...

Vibe Award Organisers Determined To Prove Critics Wrong

The organisers of the Vibe Awards considered scrapping the second annual celebration of American urban music following the infamous mass brawl at last year's inaugural (04) ceremony. Violence erupted when DR DRE was punched...

Ciara Heads Vibe Awards Nominations

R+B beauty CIARA leads the nominations for next month's (NOV05) Vibe Awards with five - beating off competition from MARIAH CAREY, 50 CENT, JOHN LEGEND and KANYE WEST who have four nods each. The...

Dr Dre Donates Cash To Selected Hurricane-hit Families

Rap veteran DR DRE has dipped into his personal fortune to donate $1 million (GBP560,000) to 50 hurricane-affected families. The former NWA member has donated the cash through the Julia C Hester House, a...

Young Buck's Day In Court Postponed

Rapper YOUNG BUCK's day in court in connection with the melee at last year's (04) Vibe Awards has been postponed once again. The G-UNIT member, real name DAVID DARNELL BROWN, stands accused of stabbing...

Bacharach Turns Hip-hop

Singer/songwriter BURT BACHARACH was delighted when teaming up with hip-hop star DR DRE gave his new album FOR ALL TIME the edgy effect he had desperately sought. Bacharach, famed for his smooth brand of...

Dr Dre Attacker Sentenced To A Year In Jail

The man who punched hip-hop producer DR DRE at last year's (04) Vibe Awards was sentenced to a year in jail yesterday (14SEP05). The presiding Los Angeles Superior Court judge also sentenced to JIMMY...

50 Cent Blames Dr Dre For The Game Rift

Heavyweight rapper 50 CENT is convinced DR DRE gave former G-UNIT member THE GAME the courage to start a war of words with his former mentor. The CANDY SHOP hip-hop star has been embroiled...

Lowe Desperate To Hear Dr Dre Comeback

PET SHOPS BOYS star CHRIS LOWE is desperate to hear DR DRE's revenge song about the British pop duo, after they alluded to his rapper pal EMINEM on their last album. Lowe and gay...

Kanye West Tops Blender's Hot 100

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has landed on top of Blender magazine's Hot 100, beating out the likes of COLDPLAY, EMINEM and GWEN STEFANI. The JESUS WALKS rapper - who released LATE REGISTRATION, the follow-up...

President Clinton Listens To Nwa

Gangster rap pioneers NWA have picked up a new fan more than a decade after disbanding - former US President BILL CLINTON. NWA, whose members included DR DRE, ICE CUBE and the late EAZYE,...

Usher Tops New Pop Power Poll

USHER has topped a new poll to find the most powerful voice in pop music in 2005. The R+B star beat ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY and EMINEM to claim the top spot in the Los...

Snoop + Suge Brought Back Together By Wife

SNOOP DOGG's wife SHANTE has been the secret negotiator behind her husband's surprise reunion with his former svengali MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT after urging the rapper to rekindle his friendship. The pair have been bitter...

The Game: 'I Want A Quarter Of Jackson's Success'

Rap newcomer THE GAME would be thrilled to sell just a quarter of records his hero MICHAEL JACKSON has in his career. The protege of DR DRE is stunned by Jackson's success, and admits...

Xzibit Signs Shoe Deal

Hip-hop star XZIBIT has announced plans to launch his own shoe line. The PIMP MY RIDE host has signed a two-year endorsement deal with athletic footwear manufacturer DADA, reports ALLHIPHOP.COM. Xzibit, real name...

50 Cent Excited By Videogame

Hip-hop star 50 CENT is convinced his upcoming video game will enjoy the same level of success as his chart-topping music. The CANDY SHOP rapper, real name CURTIS JACKSON, is delighted by reports EMINEM...

Young Buck's Day In Court Pushed Back Again

Rapper YOUNG BUCK's court date in connection with a scuffle at the VIBE AWARDS has been pushed back yet again - this time until 8 June (05). The G-UNIT member's day in court had...

Dr Dre Attacker To Stand Trial

Rap star DR DRE's attacker at an award show last year (04) has been told he will stand trial on an assault charge. JIMMY JAMES JOHNSON, 26, allegedly punched the former NWA producer...

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....

50 Cent And The Game Hit With $280 Million Lawsuit

50 CENT and his protege THE GAME have been hit with a $280 million (GBP147 million) lawsuit by a man who alleges they assaulted him earlier this year (JAN05). KWASI JONES claims The Game,...

Stars Pay Tribute To Rolling Stone Legends

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, KANYE WEST, SLASH, JANET JACKSON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have penned personal tributes to their heroes and heroines in rock magazine ROLLING STONE's new IMMORTALS special issue. Following on...

Stefani: 'I Wanted Disneyland Dancing Feel On Album'

Pop beauty GWEN STEFANI had one intention when she made her debut album LOVE ANGEL MUSIC BABY - to filter the favourite sounds of her childhood through contemporary producers like DR DRE. Stefani wanted...

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