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Dr Dre + Iovine Sue Over Headphones

Rap mogul DR DRE and Interscope Geffen label boss JIMMY IOVINE have joined forces to sue the bosses of a Delaware headphones firm after they allegedly failed to deliver on a manufacturing deal. Dre and...

'Rap Idol' Held In Los Angeles Gang Neighbourhoods

Music producers are holding auditions in some of the most notorious neighbourhoods in Los Angeles in a bid to find the next SNOOP DOGG or 50 CENT. More than 200 wannabe rappers turned up at...

Busta Stunned By Dre's Graveyard Sound

Rap mogul DR DRE turned his studio into a graveyard while he was recording BUSTA RHYMES' new album - so he could create the sound of a career being buried. The forward-thinking producer was trying...

Ice Cube Still Keen To Reunite With Dr Dre

Rapper ICE CUBE has laughed off reports he's fallen out with former NWA bandmate DR DRE, insisting he would drop everything to work with the in-demand producer. Rumours of a split circulated after a planned...

Busta Still Cool With J Records

Hip-hop star BUSTA RHYMES insists he bears no grudge with his previous record company J Records, despite their "clueless" treatment of him. The BREAK YA NECK hitmaker is happy to have moved across to DR...

Ice Cube Slams Dre Rift Rumours

Hip-hop star ICE CUBE has dismissed reports he is embroiled in a bitter feud with former NWA bandmate DR DRE, after the producer refused to collaborate on Cube's latest album. The YOU CAN DO IT...

Hilton: Born To Be A Pop Star

Confident socialite PARIS HILTON insists she was born to be a pop star and believes she is an icon in the same vein as MADONNA. The hotel heiress has spent nearly three years working on...

'Suge' Knight Bankrupt

LATEST: Music mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT filed for bankruptcy yesterday (04APR06) to avoid relinquishing control of his Death Row Records label after he lost a multi-million dollar (pound) lawsuit. Last year (05) Knight was ordered...

Death Row Records Faces Receivership

LATEST: Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's Death Row Records label is set to go into receivership, after he failed to attend a hearing at a Los Angeles court on Saturday (01APR06). Knight had been ordered...

Hilton Hires Oscar-winning Rappers For Album

Socialite PARIS HILTON has enrolled Oscar-winning rap group THREE 6 MAFIA to produce and record tracks for her long-awaited debut album. THE SIMPLE LIFE reality TV star has been promising to launch a pop career...

The Game Battles Koch And Fast Life

Rapper THE GAME has filed legal papers against Koch Entertainment and Fast Life Records for releasing material he recorded prior to his deal with DR DRE's Aftermath/Interscope label without authorisation. The lawsuit accuses the companies...

Rhymes Returning With Big Names

BUSTA RHYMES is planning a major comeback after three years away from the charts thanks to famous pals - dead and alive. The hip-hop star's new album, THE BIG BANG, not only features top producers...

Mobb Deep Defend Work With G-unit

Hip-hop duo MOBB DEEP insist their collaboration with G-UNIT on their forthcoming album hasn't compromised their definitive "murda musik" style. The New York-based team, made up of rappers HAVOC and PRODIGY, have been working...

50 Cent Gives Mobb Deep Porsche Presents

Generous rap mogul 50 CENT made his new G-UNIT recruits MOBB DEEP gifts of Porsches as a signing bonus. The IN DA CLUB rapper picked up the New York duo, HAVOC and PRODIGY, a...

Stars Pay Tribute To J Dilla

LATEST: Urban stars AHMIR '?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON, PROOF, T3 and RJ RICE have paid tribute to late hip-hop producer J DILLA, who died on Friday (10FEB06) from the immune disease lupus. J Dilla, who was...

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...

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