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Twista Mourning The Loss Of His Friend And Bodyguard

25th February 2014

Rapper Twista is mourning the loss of his friend and bodyguard, whose body was found in a burned-out apartment last week (ends23Feb14).Davy Easterling's body was discovered by firefighters who were called to attend to a...

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Lady Gaga's Frenzied Itunes Festival Opener

2nd September 2013

Lady Gaga opened up about going through ''tough times'' while on stage at the iTunes Festival last night (01.09.13).The 'Applause' singer performed her first show since undergoing hip surgery earlier this year and was overcome...

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Twista Launching Youth Centre In His Native Illinois

6th September 2012

Rapper Twista is set to launch a youth centre in his native Chicago, Illinois in a bid to help combat violence.The Hope hitmaker grew up in the city, which is currently experiencing a massive rise...

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Twista Hit With Lawsuit

11th April 2012

Rapper Twista has been hit with a lawsuit relating to his alleged involvement in the death of a bodyguard in 2004.Arthur 'Butch' Dixon, 45, passed away of multiple injuries after Twista's cousin, Otis Bankhead, fell...

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Twista Dismisses Pregnancy Rumours

18th May 2009

Rapper TWISTA has shot down rumours he's expecting a baby with porn star PINKY, insisting he's never had sexual relations with her. The Slow Jamz MC, real name Carl Mitchell, was alleged to be the father...

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Twista Signs With Emi

27th February 2009

Rapper TWISTA has signed to record label EMI. The hip-hop star left Atlantic Records in 2007 and launched his own label, Get Money Gang Entertainment, in 2008. However, the Slow Jamz hitmaker has now secured a...

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Twista's Manager Claims 'Bus Raid Is Result Of Racial Profiling'

21st September 2007

The manager of Chicago rapper TWISTA has hit out at U.S. police - blaming a recent raid on the star's tour bus on "racial and rapper profiling". Manager Rawle Stewart believes the rapper was...

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Twista's Disappointment At Mcdonald's Live Tour Cancellation

2nd August 2007

LATEST: Rapper TWISTA has spoken out against MCDonald's move to pull him from their U.S.-sponsored tour, expressing his "hurt" and "disappointment" at the decision. The MCDonald's Live Tour will touch down in 10 American cities...

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Twista Pulled From Mcdonald's City Tour For 'Derogatory' Lyrics

30th July 2007

Chicago rapper TWISTA has been axed from a tour sponsored by fast food giant MCDonalds because his lyrics were deemed too offensive. The 10-city concerts will feature performances in MCDonalds' parking lots across the U.S....

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Twista Responds To Anti-rap Billboards

3rd July 2007

LATEST: Rapper TWISTA has hit out at church leaders who have branded hip-hop music "trash" and degrading to women. Chicago-based church The Faith Community of Saint Sabina has attacked ten of the most popular rap...

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Twista Turns Newspaper Columnist

2nd April 2007

Rapper TWISTA can now add 'journalist' to his list of talents, after becoming a columnist for a Chicago, Illinois newspaper. The SLOW JAMZ star will be featured in Red Eye - an edition of the...

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The Things They Say 2066

23rd May 2006

"I aint know too much about acting, but I got one of the best acting coaches. I ain't gonna reveal no secrets or nothing, (but) we gonna put it down right and you're gonna see...

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Twista Injured In Car Accident

10th January 2006

Hip-hop star TWISTA is recovering at home after being injured in a hit-and-run car accident on Saturday (07JAN06). The SLOW JAMZ hitmaker, real name CARL TERRELL MITCHELL, was hit by another vehicle at 4am...

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Mariah To Release Expanded Mimi

15th October 2005

MARIAH CAREY has announced plans to re-release her phenomenally successful album THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI with four new tracks. The new 'Platinum Edition' boasts fourth single DON'T FORGET ABOUT US; SO LONELY (ONE AND...

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Nickelback Find All The Right Reasons To Top The Us Charts

12th October 2005

Canadian rockers NICKELBACK are celebrating after topping the US album charts this morning (12OCT05) with new album ALL FOR THE RIGHT REASONS. The group debuted at the top after selling 325,000 copies of their...

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Twista: 'Confidence Saved My Record'

12th October 2005

Hip-hop star TWISTA predicts his next album THE DAY AFTER will be a smash hit, because new-found confidence has helped him write his best songs to date. The OVERNIGHT CELEBRITY rapper was amazed at...

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Twista To Step Out Of West's Shadow

12th October 2005

Rapper TWISTA has slammed reports he snubbed KANYE WEST by not including him on latest album THE DAY AFTER, insisting he simply wanted to prove his own talent. The pair recently collaborated on hit...

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Twista Plays Principal For A Day

12th October 2005

Hip-hop star TWISTA will take up teaching duties for a day at the Choir Academy Charter School in his native Chicago, Illinois. As part of the Principal for a Day programme, the SLOW JAMZ...

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Nelly Sends Help To Hurricane Victims

14th September 2005

Hip-hop star NELLY has sent two 18-wheeler trucks loaded with supplies, clothing, toiletries and financial donations to America's hurricane-affected region. Most of the donations came from a fundraising and clothing drive he held in...

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Twista Planning Concert For Children's Choir

22nd June 2005

Hip-hop star TWISTA is in the midst of organising a concert to benefit a children's choir in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. The SLOW JAMZ rapper is hoping to raise as much as $150,000...

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Fat Joe And Lil' Kim Become Comic Book Superheroes

4th June 2005

FAT JOE and his rap pals LIL' KIM and TWISTA are set to take on a new guise - as MARVEL comic book superheroes. Fans who purchase a copy of Fat Joe's upcoming album...

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Foxx Signs Up For Musical Special

18th May 2005

OSCAR-winning actor JAMIE FOXX is set to show off his musical skills in an upcoming TV special. The RAY star, who sang on TWISTA's hit track SLOW JAMZ, will be featured in a musical...

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Brawl Brings Da Brat's Party To An End

12th April 2005

DA BRAT's 31st birthday celebrations came to an abrupt halt early Sunday morning (10APR05), when uninvited guests attempted to barge their way into the Chicago, Illinois, bash. According to police, at around 1:30am, two...

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Tyler Refused To Strip Down For West Video

2nd March 2005

Former FRIENDS star AISHA TYLER refused to wear hotpants when she starred in rapper TWISTA's SLOW JAMZ video alongside KANYE WEST and JAMIE FOXX. The 34-year-old beauty was excited about appearing in the music...

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Twista Pulls Out Of Australia Tour

1st March 2005

Rapper TWISTA has infuriated fans after pulling out of a planned tour of Australia at the last minute, without any warning. The SLOW JAMZ hitmaker had signed up to participate in the ROC THA...

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Usher And Keys Up For Vibe Awards

27th October 2004

American R+B singer USHER is up for five gongs at this year's (04) VIBE AWARDS - ahead of his duet partner ALICIA KEYS who has been nominated in four categories. The YEAH! star will...

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Usher And Keys Prepare For Debut Live Gig

26th October 2004

USHER and ALICIA KEYS will give the first ever live performance of their number one Billboard hit MY BOO at the 32nd annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (AMAs) on 14 November (04). JANET JACKSON, who...

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Foxx Gets A Record Deal

13th October 2004

COLLATERAL star JAMIE FOXX has signed a new recording deal with music mogul CLIVE DAVIS' J RECORDS. The funnyman-turned-movie star, who is set to hit the big screen this winter (04) with his portrayal...

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Twista Faces Child Support Fight

30th September 2004

Fast-talking rapper TWISTA's estranged wife is fighting for more of the hitmaker's money after claiming he's not paying enough child support. RASHIDA MITCHELL first filed for divorce from Twista, real name CARL TERRELL MITCHELL,...

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Driver Involved In Twista Crash Will Not Face Charges

20th September 2004

LATEST: The driver of the van involved in a fatal crash which also injured rapper TWISTA will not be charged with any crime, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The driver - Twista's cousin OTIS...

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