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Nas Opens Up About Concert Promoter's Kidnapping

Nas has opened up about the recent kidnapping of his former concert promoter Patrick Allocco, insisting the U.S. businessman was ill-prepared to stage a gig in Angola and blamed the axed show on the rapper...

Nas' Record Earnings Going Straight To U.s. Tax Officials

Rapper Nas has been forced to sacrifice his earnings from record sales to officials at America's Internal Revenue Service (Irs) to help pay off his $6 million (£3.75 million) tax debt.The I Can hitmaker, real...

Dr. Dre To Produce Horror Film

Dr. Dre is to produce a new horror film.The music mogul is heading up 'Thaw' with his Crucial Films partner Daniel Schnider.'Thaw' - which will be written by Vik Weet - centres around an ancient...

Nas Unsure About Winehouse Duet

Nas says ''part'' of him ''didn't want to'' record a posthumous song with Amy Winehouse.The rapper had planned to write a song with Amy before her death from accidental alcohol poisoning last July, and was...

Nas Facing Another Tax Bill

Rapper Nas has fallen foul of tax officials again after he was previously accused of owing millions of dollars to U.S. authorities.The hip-hop star has suffered numerous financial problems in recent years, including an expensive...

Jay Z's Glory Gets First Live Outing At Carnegie Hall Concert

Beyonce showed off her voluptuous post-pregnancy figure at her husband Jay Z 's Carnegie Hall concert in New York on Monday (February 6, 2012). The New York Daily News have published photos of the Destiny's...

Jay Z Brings Hip-hop To Historic Carnegie Hall

Jay Z became only the second hip-hop star in history to perform a concert at New York's Carnegie Hall on Monday evening (January 6, 2012). Wyclef Jean graced the stage in 2001, with Stevie Wonder,...

Promoter Kidnapped In Angola After Nas' New Year's Eve No-show

Concert promoter Patrick Allocco has been kidnapped in Angola after rapper Nas failed to stage a show there on New Year's Eve (31Dec11).Nas and his opening act Jemiah Jai were due to perform at a...

Nas: Amy Winehouse Duet Is Bittersweet

Nas thinks his 'Like Smoke' duet with Amy Winehouse is "bittersweet".The hip-hop star - whose collaboration with the late singer is featured on her posthumous album 'Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures' - explained although he...

Winehouse Joked She And Nas Should Marry

Late singer Amy Winehouse would often joke about marrying rapper Nas whenever the two pals partied together.The pair developed a close relationship after meeting through mutual friend and collaborator, music producer Salaam Remi, and Nas...

50 Cent Returning To Hip Hop Roots

50 Cent's new album will see him return to hip-hop's roots. The 'In Da Club' rapper is currently finishing recording of his fifth album, and while he doesn't think it will be as popular as...

World Of Hip-hop Mourns Loss Of Heavy D

Nas, Common and rap mogul Russell Simmons are among the stars leading the tributes to hip-hop icon Heavy D, who died on Tuesday (08Nov11) at the age of 44.The rap veteran was reportedly found unconscious...

Amy Winehouse And Nas Collaboration Hits The Airwaves

Two tracks from Amy Winehouse's posthumous release were aired to the public for the first time this week, being played on New York radio station Hot 97 . They're the first songs to be heard...

Nas References Winehouse's Death In New Song

Amy Winehouse's soon-to-be-released new song contains a poignant tribute from rapper Nas which was recorded after her tragic death.The singer passed away in July (11) and her family plans to release an album of previously-unheard...

Posthumous Amy Winehouse Album To Be Released

A new album of unheard Amy Winehouse material is to be released in December.'Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures' features never before heard songs by the 'Back to Black' singer - who died unexpectedly in July...

Rock The Bells Festival Finale Cancelled

A hip-hop concert set to feature headline performances from Lauryn Hill, Nas and Erykah Badu has been cancelled.The Rock The Bells festival series was scheduled to wrap up in Boston, Massachusetts on 24 September (11)...

Kelis Racially Abused In London

Kelis claims she was racially abused by a man while in a London airport queue.The 32-year-old singer took to twitter to voice her disgust at the incident claiming she was called a 'slave' as well...

Nas Shares Birthday Wishes With Winehouse

Rapper Nas is helping to keep Amy Winehouse's memory alive by sharing his birthday with the late soul star on Wednesday (14Sep11).The I Can hitmaker was flooded with best wishes from fans and famous friends...

Lady Gaga Recalls Her 911 Memories

Lady Gaga has been speaking about her memories of September 11th as the 10th anniversary approaches. "On September 11, I was at school with my girlfriends" said the native New Yorker to Mtv.com. "I just...

Lady Gaga Encourages Fans To Pay Tribute On 9/11

Lady Gaga and Nas have filmed a Public Service Announcement (Psa) urging fans to pay tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy this weekend (11Sep11).The Poker...

Lady Gaga Joins 9/11 Commemoration Campaign

Lady Gaga along with a host of other stars has joined the 'I Will' 9/11 remembrance campaign.The campaign created by Viacom includes Nas, Julianne Hough, Dj Pauly D as well as Drake Bell and is...

Hill And Nas Cancel Canada Concert

R&B singer Lauryn Hill and rapper Nas have been forced to cancel a joint concert due to a scheduling conflict.The stars were due to take the stage at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada on...

Jay-z Starts New Album

Jay-Z has started working on a new album. The '99 problems' rapper only released his 'Watch the Throne' album with Kanye West last month, but producer No I.D. said he's already started work on his...

Amy Winehouse Tribute At Vmas

Tony Bennett is set to pay tribute to Amy Winehouse at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday (28.08.11).The 85-year-old crooner will return to the VMAs for the first time since 1993 to introduce...

Lil Wayne Releasing 'Tha Carter Iv' After Vmas

Lil Wayne is set to release his 'Tha Carter IV' album after his appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday (28.08.11).The 'Lollipop' rapper - whose record was previously due to drop on...

Jay-z And Kanye Celebrate 'Watch The Throne' At The Darby

Jay-Z and Kanye West have celebrated the launch of their album 'Watch the Throne'.The pair - who joined forces to create the record, which is set to be released on August 8 - were partying...

Lauryn Hill Expecting Sixth Child With Marley?

Lauryn Hill, the Grammy Award-winning singer, is expecting her sixth child with boyfriend Rohan Marley, reports E! Online. Lauryn Hill announced the news during a performance in Detroit on Saturday (4th June 2011), telling the...

Kelis Surprised By Rewards Of Motherhood

Kelis didn't understand what being a mother meant.The 31-year-old singer - who has 22-month-old son Knight with ex-husband Nas - always wanted to have children but admits she wasn't prepared for how rewarding an experience...

Kelis Has No Regrets Over Divorce

Kelis is adamant she has no regrets over her divorce from ex-husband Nas, insisting she has "learned" her "lesson" and is now much happier in life.The hip-hop supercouple split in 2009 after four years of...

Kelis' Hopes For Heavenly Afterlife

Kelis lives her life in an attempt to get into heaven.The religious 31-year-old singer - who has a 22-month-old son Knight with ex-husband Nas - believes in an afterlife and hopes she ends up in...

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