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Rihanna Praises 'Genius' Justin

20th May 2010

Rihanna thinks Justin Timberlake is a songwriting "genius".The pop beauty collaborated with the 'SexyBack' singer on hit single 'Rehab' and...

Rihanna Cruzing With Taio

30th April 2010

Rihanna is working with producer Taio Cruz on her next album.The 'Rude Boy' singer is a huge fan of British...

N-dubz Urged To Keep English

6th April 2010

N-Dubz should be "really English" when they go to the US, according to Mr Hudson. The rap trio worked with...

N-dubz House Hunting In Us

11th March 2010

N-Dubz have been offered the chance to crack the US, and are planning to move to Los Angeles. The 'Better...

Jennifer Lopez Dropped

23rd February 2010

Jennifer Lopez has reportedly split with her record company. The US singer is said to have parted ways with label...

Jay-z Pumps Up President

19th February 2010

Jay-Z has revealed US President Barack Obama exercises to his music.The '99 Problems' rapper has revealed the political leader is...

Tinchy Stryder Back To Work

15th February 2010

Tinchy Stryder has started work on his next album. The 'Take Me Back' rapper reckons he's raising the stakes with...

N-dubz Eye America

28th January 2010

Tulisa Contostavlos thinks Americans "will love" N-Dubz. The 21-year-old singer - who revealed the London-based hip-hop trio have meetings set...

Jay-z's Beefy Bodyguards

30th December 2009

Jay-Z makes his bodyguards drink a special protein shake.The 39-year-old rapper is keen for h is six security men to...

Jay-z's Alcoholic Rewards

20th September 2009

Jay-Z used to motivate his staff with alcohol.The '99 Problems' rapper learned the best way to keep workers at Def...

Jay-z Parties Away Fortune

23rd July 2009

Jay-Z and Rihanna racked up a £7,000 bar bill during a night out.The '99 Problems' rapper and the 'Umbrella' singer...

Lady Sovereign's Cigarette Rage

8th July 2009

Lady Sovereign started crushing snacks at a petrol station after being told she couldn't buy cigarettes.The 23-year-old rapper was furious...

Usher Splits From Wife

12th June 2009

Usher is reportedly getting divorced.The R'n'B star is said to have been living apart from his wife Tameka Foster -...

Jay-z To Become 'Unstoppable' Star

29th May 2009

Jay-Z is on the verge of signing a new deal that could make him "unstoppable".The hip-hop star - who already...

Rihanna Naked Photos: Label Seeks Removal

9th May 2009

Websites that publish photos allegedly showing Rihanna in the nude are violating her rights as an artist, her record company...

Jay-z Linked To $150 Million Deal With Live Nation

3rd April 2008

Hip-hop artist Jay-Z could be set to follow U2 and Madonna in signing a multi-million dollar deal with concert promoter...

Hip-hop Great Russell Simmons Backing Barack Obama

4th March 2008

Def Jam legend Russell Simmons has confirmed his endorsement for US presidential hopeful Barack Obama.Hugely influential in the black community,...

'Rihanna Nearly Missed Out On Umbrella'

8th February 2008

R'n'B sensation RIHANNA nearly missed out on the opportunity to record her summer smash hit UMBRELLA as it was originally...

Jay-z Stepping Down

27th December 2007

Rapper Jay-Z is to step down as president of Def Jam Records, it has been confirmed by Universal Music Group.He...

Def Jam: 'We're Backing Nas All The Way'

22nd October 2007

LATEST: NAS' record label DEF JAM have 'no issue' with the rap star's controversial plans to name his new album...

Fascinating Fact 1503

14th May 2006

Sexy actress-turned-reggaeton star MAYRA VERONICA's voluptuous frame will feature in a new videogame. The Latina will be animated in next...

Fascinating Fact 340

10th October 2005

Movie star OWEN WILSON has teamed up with DEF JAM co-founder RICK RUBIN to create new TV sitcom BERT +...

Simmons Gets Behind Another Katrina Telethon

8th September 2005

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is the brains behind a hip-hop telethon planned for Friday night (09SEP05) to help the victims...

Def Jam Heads Pay Tribute To Mariah's Sweet 16

2nd June 2005

Rap mogul JAY-Z and producer ANTONIO 'LA' REID have teamed up to pay tribute to MARIAH CAREY in America's music...

Dash Still Shocked By Jay-z Roc-a-fella Takeover

24th May 2005

Rap mogul DAMON DASH is still trying to come to terms with his apparent split from longtime business partner JAY-Z....

Simmons Gets Financial

4th May 2005

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is bringing financial literacy to young Americans through his non-profit organisation the HIP HOP SUMMIT ACTION...

Dixie Chicks Call In Rubin

2nd May 2005

Country trio THE DIXIE CHICKS have turned to the man who revitalised JOHNNY CASH's career to give them a edgy...

Simmons Returns To Def Jam

14th April 2005

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has burst back onto the music scene with a triumphant return to DEF JAM RECORDS....

Simmons Launches Tax Initiative

13th April 2005

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has launched a new initiative to help people file their taxes efficiently. The DEF JAM...

Simmons Furious About Kfc Lies

11th April 2005

Hip-hop mogul RICHARD SIMMONS is to join black rights leader REVEREND AL SHARPTON in an explosive new anti-KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN...

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