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Cypress Hill Sued For 'Stealing' Song

17th October 2008

Rap pioneers CYPRESS HILL face legal action from a blues singer who alleges they ripped off his tune without permission. Syl Johnson, 72, has filed a lawsuit against the Insane in the Brain hitmakers, claiming...

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Fascinating Fact 5805

13th August 2008

Rap stars NAUGHTY BY NATURE, TOO $HORT and SLICK RICK are to receive high praise at this year's (08) VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Their careers will be celebrated during a ceremony on 7 October (08),...

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Emily Eavis Defends Jay-z's Glastonbury Headline Slot

15th April 2008

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has slammed criticism of the decision to choose rapper Jay-Z to headline this year's event.The New Yorker's appointment has been linked with comparatively slow ticket sales for this year's festival...

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Cypress Hill Sued By Concert Promoters

1st December 2006

Rap group CYPRESS HILL have been hit with a lawsuit by concert music promoter Wavecrest Media over a cancelled performance in 2004. The HITS FROM THE BONGS stars were due to play the Tennessee State...

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Fascinating Fact 2339

30th October 2006

THE BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM has signed on to produce CYPRESS HILL star B-REAL's solo album SMOKE N MIRRORS.

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Snoop Aims For Gang Peace In New Video

1st September 2006

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is playing peacemaker in his latest video VATO, in a bid to bring warring California gangs together. The former gangbanger portrays a black leader trying to make peace with a Mexican godfather,...

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Cypress Hill Sued For Copyright Infringement

23rd June 2006

Hip-hop stars CYPRESS HILL are being sued by a Chicago, Illinois songwriter who claims the group sampled his music on their 1993 album BLACK SUNDAY without permission. GLEN WATTS alleges IS IT BECAUSE I'M BLACK,...

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Snitch Bar Tv Show

16th August 2005

VELVET REVOLVER stars SCOTT WEILAND and DUFF McKAGAN are using their iconic New York rock bar Snitch as the centre of a new reality TV show. The show will be named SNITCH, after the...

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Wu-tang Clan Trio Team Up To Rock The Bells

24th May 2005

Rap supergroup the WU-TANG CLAN are set for another reunion of sorts at the California hip-hop festival they unexpectedly headlined last summer (04). Members RAEKWON and GHOSTFACE KILLAH will perform at this year's (05)...

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Video Cashes In On Rap Wars

30th October 2003

Hip-hop's biggest wars of words are being exploited on a new video/DVD package. BEEF features background, insight and comments on rap wars between 50 CENT and JA RULE and NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and TUPAC SHAKUR,...

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Cypress Hill Call On Rancid Punk

29th October 2003

Rap act CYPRESS HILL are hoping to storm back into the charts with a reggae-tinged tune featuring a guest appearance by RANCID's TIM ARMSTRONG. The Los Angeles group befriended Armstrong years ago, and the two...

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Rage To Be Immortalised

31st August 2003

Rap-rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE are to be brought back to life with the release of a new album and DVD documenting their final live shows. LIVE AT THE OLYMPIC AUDITORIUM, released in America...

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Violent Lyrics Make Fans Aggressive

7th May 2003

Songs with violent lyrical content can increase aggressive thoughts and emotions in listeners, according to a new study by the American Psychological Association. The findings were led by CRAIG A ANDERSON, Ph.D., of Iowa...

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Proof Country Music Causes Violence

5th May 2003

Country music legend JOHNNY CASH's songs can make listeners violent, scientists claim. Researchers have placed the aged star alongside gangsta rap heavyweights and musicians like CYPRESS HILL, SO SOLID CREW and EMINEM as a...

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