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Barkley Tops UK Chart

GNARLS BARKLEY has topped the UK singles chart for the eighth week in a row. CRAZY beat off competition from INTERNAL track FROM PARIS TO BERLIN and LL COOL J's collaboration with JENNIFER LOPEZ -...

22nd May 2006

Lucky Number Seven For Gnarls Barkley

US hip-hop duo GNARLS BARKLEY join an exclusive club of just 40 artists to see their single stay at number one in the UK charts for seven weeks or more. Hit track CRAZY, which was...

15th May 2006

'Boring' Ll Cool J Turns Down Reality Shows

Rapper LL COOL J has turned down continuous offers to star in a reality TV show based on his own life - because he doesn't think his home life is interesting enough. The rap star,...

5th May 2006

Ll Cool J Makes Friends With Foxx On New Album

LL COOL J asked JAMIE FOXX to make a guest appearance on his new album to show the world their well-publicised feud is over. The pair fell out on the set of American football film...

3rd May 2006

Ll Cool J Tells Kids: 'Watch Your Money'

LL COOL J urged youngsters to be more responsible with their money at the Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment in New York City on Saturday (22APR06). The HUSH hitmaker joined fellow Urban stars ALICIA KEYS,...

24th April 2006

Country Takes Charge Of The Charts

Country music rules the US album charts as trio RASCAL FLATTS continue to dominate at the top and TOBY KEITH crashes in at number two. Rascall Flatts sold another 345,000 copies of their latest album,...

19th April 2006

Video Vixen Steffans Shows Up On Explicit Dvd

Former hip-hop video star-turned-author and actress KARRINE STEFFANS is set for an embarrassing reminder about her past as the star of an explicit new porn DVD. Steffans, who has distanced herself from the sleazy world...

19th April 2006

Ll Cool J Finds Fashion Inspiration At Soccer Game

Rapper LL COOL J was inspired to start designing clothes after chatting with a fashion executive at his daughter's soccer game. The rapper - real name MICHAEL TODD SMITH - was at a game in...

18th April 2006

Ll Cool J Slams Jay-z For Age Comment

Hip-hop star LL COOL J has hit back at JAY-Z for his comment that fans have no interest in hearing middle-aged rappers. The rapper believes that there is no age-limit when it comes to making...

14th April 2006

Ll Cool J Writes About Workout

Rapper LL COOL J receives so many compliments about his toned physique, he decided to write a book detailing his fitness regime. The 38-year-old appears on the cover of his new CD, TODD SMITH, shirtless...

14th April 2006

Ll Cool J To Write Fitness Manual

Rapper LL COOL J is set to storm the world of fitness with the release his own training guide, called PLATINUM BODY. The toned star, real name JAMES TODD SMITH, has teamed up with his...

12th April 2006

New Edition To Reunite For Texan Music Festival

R+B star BOBBY BROWN will reunite with his NEW EDITION bandmates for a performance at Houston's Essence Music Festival in July (06). The MY PREROGATIVE singer, who is married to WHITNEY HOUSTON, left the boyband...

22nd March 2006

Ll Cool J Hails Screen Star Rappers

LL COOL J is pleased so many of his fellow rappers try their hand at movie stardom, as he is convinced wasting talent is the greatest sin. The hip-hop star loves seeing contemporaries such as...

8th March 2006

Ll Cool J Condemns Feuds

Rapper/actor LL COOL J is calling for an end to hip-hop feuds, insisting battles should only be played out in the music charts. The AIN'T NOBODY hitmaker is thrilled when he sees rappers striving to...

8th March 2006

Ll Cool J Demands Classier Women In Rap Videos

Rapper LL COOL J is urging his peers to stop degrading women in their music videos, because he fears they are setting a bad example to the younger generation. The rap star, whose latest...

21st February 2006

Blige Headlines Essence Fest

MARY J BLIGE, LL COOL J and TONI BRAXTON are among the first stars stepping up to headline this year's (06) Essence Music Fest. The festival is relocating to Houston, Texas because of Hurricane...

14th February 2006

The Things They Say 1306

"I was really, really silly. I had 10 cars at my grandmother's house and I was still in the basement. I felt like the coolest guy in school." LL COOL J on his early success...

14th February 2006

Cool J Buzzes About J.lo

Rapper LL COOL J promises fans will go wild about his new collaboration with JENNIFER LOPEZ. The pair have reunited, following 2003 hit ALL I HAVE, for new track CONTROL MYSELF - and the...

17th January 2006

Latifah: 'Ll Cool J's The Best'

Hip-hop star QUEEN LATIFAH was instantly impressed when she met rapper LL COOL J, because he was the perfect gentleman. Latifah never had to worry about her LAST HOLIDAY co-star trying to seduce her,...

16th January 2006

Queen Latifah Puts Hip-hop On Hold

QUEEN LATIFAH is taking a break from hip-hop to nurture her career onscreen. Latifah, who stars alongside LL COOL J in LAST HOLIDAY, admits she needed to take a step back to focus on...

13th January 2006

Ll Cool J: 'Black Men Are Insecure'

LL COOL J fears black men have some growing up to do - as he insists they treat women badly in a bid to bolster their own egos. The rap star is anxious for...

13th January 2006

Queen Latifah Disappointed With Ll Smooch

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH was disappointed when a French kiss with her LAST HOLIDAY co-star LL COOL J was re-written as a simple peck. The CHICAGO actress wanted a full-on smooch with the hip-hop star,...

13th January 2006

Queen Latifah Treats Hometown Fans At Premiere

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH treated fans in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey last night (11JAN06), by inviting hundreds of locals to the premiere of her new movie LAST HOLIDAY. The 35-year-old, who attended the...

12th January 2006

The Things They Say 1000

"I'd build a church... and get tickets to get on one of those shuttles that are heading into space." Rapper LL COOL J on what he would do if he was told he was dying....

11th January 2006

Rawls' Valuable Lesson For Ll Cool J

Rapper LL COOL J has a very special memory of late crooner LOU RAWLS - the smooth soul star once approached him at a record signing and asked for his autograph. The rap star...

10th January 2006

Houston Stuns With Vandross Tribute As Brown Rejoins New Edition

Reclusive WHITNEY HOUSTON stunned fans at the BET 25th anniversary celebration concert on Wednesday night (26OCT05) when she appeared unannounced onstage for a brief a cappella tribute to late pal LUTHER VANDROSS. It was...

28th October 2005

Union's Pals Flock To Eye Townsend

Irish actor STUART TOWNSEND has attracted the attentions of GABRIELLE UNION's friends, who are constantly turning up on the set of his new TV show to check him out. Union co-stars with Townsend in...

21st October 2005

Ll Cool J Wants More 'Balance' In Rap

LL COOL J is urging his fellow hip-hop stars to stop marketing themselves as gangsters, in order to rid the genre of its violent image. While the rap veteran is a fan of today's...

30th September 2005

Ll Cool J's Large Hat Collection

Hip-hop star LL COOL J is such a huge fan of headgear, he now boasts more than 4,000 hats in his collection. The PHENOMENON rapper is rarely seen without his head covered, and he...

26th September 2005

Rap Stars Pay Tribute To Pioneers

NELLY, KANYE WEST, LUDACRIS and SNOOP DOGG paid tribute to rap's pioneers as part of a VH1 TV special on Thursday night (22SEP05). Nelly and CIARA paid tribute to LL COOL J, West and...

26th September 2005

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