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Legal Battle Over Tupac Recordings

Tupac Shakur's mother is launching a legal battle over claims her son's unreleased recordings will be sold as part of a bankruptcy agreement.Afeni Shakur has attempted to get an injunction in a US court after...

By on 24 July 2007

Dr Dre 'Too Busy' For Eve

Hip-hop mogul DR DRE has reneged on a promise to help rapper EVE produce her latest album, citing a hectic schedule. Eve - real name Eve Jihan Jeffers - was promised Dre's input on her...

The Game Faces Gun Charge

Rapper the Game is facing charges for making a criminal threat and possessing a firearm in a school zone after an alleged incident in Los Angeles.The Game is accused of allegedly being in a fight...

By on 05 June 2007

Biographer: 'Dr Dre Baulked At All-white Eminem'

EMINEM almost missed out on becoming a rap superstar - because he was white. According to writer RONIN RO's new book, DR DRE: THE BIOGRAPHY, the heavyweight producer was stunned when he first realised his...

Dr Dre To Become Movie Mogul

Hip hop mogul DR DRE is moving from producing music videos to producing feature films after signing a new deal with New Line Cinema. Dr Dre, real name ANDRE YOUNG, has produced albums for EMINEM,...

Rotem Plans Rap Attack In 2007

BRITNEY SPEARS' rumoured new boyfriend JR ROTEM will be playing producer to rap's heaviest hitters after landing deals to work on new albums by DR DRE and 50 CENT. The record maker admits working on...

Rotem Slams Party Boy Rumours

Music producer JONATHAN 'JR' ROTEM insists he is not a Hollywood party boy, even though he was recently photographed kissing BRITNEY SPEARS and has been out on the town ever since. Rotem has been working...

Raekwon Signs To Dr Dre's Label

WU-TANG CLAN rapper RAEKWON THE CHEF has signed to DR DRE's label Aftermath Records, and Dr Dre is producing the majority of tracks on his upcoming solo album. The rapper, real name COREY WOODS, says...

Jay-z Ends His Retirement With Star-studded Comeback Album

JAY-Z has officially ended his rap retirement by revealing he's planning to release a new album later this year (06). After weeks of speculation about a rumoured return to the charts, the Def Jam Records...

Elton Ditched Mercury Over Xmas Album

SIR ELTON JOHN has revealed the real reason why he split from his last record company Mercury - executives wanted him to record an album of Motown Christmas hits. The British rocker was outraged by...

Elton Plans All Hip-hop Album

SIR ELTON JOHN is going hip-hop on his next album because his record label boss, JIMMY IOVINE, wants the ROCKET MAN to work with DR DRE and EMINEM. The British rocker is a longtime fan...

Gnarls Barkley Behind Paris Prank?

LATEST: One of the DJs behind dance sensation GNARLS BARKLEY is being blamed for the CD prank on PARIS HILTON's new album. British guerrilla graffiti artist BANKSY smuggled 500 doctored copies of Hilton's debut disc...

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...

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