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Is Chris Brown's 'Fortune' Really 'Cripplingly Pointless'?

As the ongoing saga between Chris Brown and fellow star Drake becomes more drawn out with each passing day, you could be forgiven for forgetting that Chris is actually a singer and still has new...

Plan B And Paul Weller To Play Free Shows

Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are to headline free gigs in London.The trio are among a number of acts who will perform at the city's 100 Club as part of Converse's Represent series.The nine...

Nas And Paul Weller To Front 100 Club's Converse Gigs

Rapper Nas, Paul Weller and Plan B will headline a series of free gigs at the legendary 100 Club in London later this year (12).The trio will be among 10 acts who will perform at...

Kelis Speaks Out About Nas' Wedding Dress Nod

Singer Kelis is impressed her ex-husband Nas made a nod to their ill-fated marriage on the cover of his new album, insisting she admires her former partner for wearing his "feelings on his sleeve".The rapper...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

Nick Cannon And Nas Launch Members-only Lifestyle Website

Actor and TV personality Nick Cannon has teamed up with rapper Nas to launch their own members-only lifestyle website.12society.com was launched on Tuesday (12Jun12) and is aimed at turning members into tastemakers with monthly packages...

Nas: 'Kelis Was My Courtney Love'

Rapper Nas refused to heed warning signs that his marriage to Kelis was doomed because he thought the couple could be an inspiration to the hip-hop generation.The couple's four-year union ended with a very messy...

Nas And Kelis Big Freeze Is Thawing As Rapper Works To Spend More Time With His Son

Rapper Nas is still struggling with his bid to spend more time with his toddler son, but he insists his war of words with ex-wife Kelis is over.The Milkshake singer gave birth to baby Knight...

Nas Poses With Kelis-inspired Wedding Dress

Rapper Nas has sparked speculation about his feelings for ex-wife Kelis after releasing the cover art for his new album, in which he poses thoughtfully with a green gown that looks like the one his...

Will.i.am Splashes Out £15k On Laptops For Talented Youngsters

will.i.am splashed out £15,000 on MacBook computers for members of a youth music project in London. The Black Eyed Peas star met with youngsters from the Prince's Trust project, Urban Development, and was so impressed...

Rock The Bells 2012: Festival Announces Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, Rza

The touring hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has announced its line-up, revealing that Bone Thugs-n-harmony, Wiz Khalifa and Ice Cube are amongst the major acts performing in August. Rza is also one of the headline...

Nas Called Off Tour To Be By His Mother's Side As She Died

Nas, the rapper behind the landmark hip hop album, 'Illmatic', revealed that a lot of his inspiration was the pain he felt from the loss of his mother after she died of cancer, following a...

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...

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