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Jones Fights For Vibe, Plans To Make It An Online Venture

2nd July 2009

QUINCY JONES has vowed to buy back his urban music magazine VIBE, a day after bosses declared the publication is to close.The monthly mag, which Jones founded in 1993, suffered a dramatic fall in sales...

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Vibe Mag Shuts Down

1st July 2009

The urban music magazine launched by superproducer QUINCY JONES has shut down after a dramatic fall in sales.Vibe magazine, founded by Jones in 1993, has ceased production following a tough few months for print publications....

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Blige Attacks Vibe Again

22nd December 2005

LATEST: MARY J BLIGE is still raging about her recent VIBE magazine cover shoot, demanding the publication's bosses release an apology for making her look depressed and troubled. The R+B star insists she wanted...

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Young Buck's Day In Court Pushed Back Again

17th May 2005

Rapper YOUNG BUCK's court date in connection with a scuffle at the VIBE AWARDS has been pushed back yet again - this time until 8 June (05). The G-UNIT member's day in court had...

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Young Buck's Court Date Pushed Back

19th March 2005

Rapper YOUNG BUCK's court date in connection with a scuffle at the VIBE AWARDS has been pushed back by a month. The G-UNIT member's day in court was set for yesterday (18MAR05), but it...

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Odb's Bad Childhood 'A Lie'

10th January 2005

OL' DIRTY BASTARD exaggerated his troubled childhood to boost his career, according to the late rapper's father. ODB, who died in November (04) after overdosing on cocaine and painkillers, claimed he was brought up...

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Young Buck Charged In Vibe Awards Melee

20th December 2004

LATEST: Rapper YOUNG BUCK was charged today (20DEC04) with stabbing a fellow performer in a dispute which led to a melee at last month's (NOV04) VIBE AWARDS. The G-UNIT member, real name DAVID DARNELL...

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Vibe Magazine To Investigate Award Show Violence

29th November 2004

VIBE magazine president KENARD GIBBS is examining attitudes within the hip-hop industry to find out why their urban music award ceremony was disrupted earlier this month (15NOV04). At the show, DR DRE was in...

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Young Buck 'Planning To Surrender Himself'

19th November 2004

G-UNIT rapper YOUNG BUCK is expected to surrender himself into custody, say police investigating the stabbing of a man at Monday (15NOV04) night's VIBE AWARDS. Trouble started at the hip-hop awards ceremony at the...

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Eminem Threatens To Walk If The Violence Doesn't Stop

19th November 2004

EMINEM is threatening to quit rap if violence between his friends and peers doesn't stop. The rapper admits he was "disgusted" by violence that marred the VIBE MUSIC AWARDS on Monday night (15NOV04) and...

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Eminem Blasts Vibe Awards Violence

17th November 2004

EMINEM has blasted those at the centre of Monday night's (15NOV04) VIBE MUSIC AWARDS violence, and called for a blanket truce in the hip-hop world. The rapper admits he was "disgusted" by what he...

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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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Jay-z To Finally Hits The Road With R Kelly

19th August 2004

Hip-hop star JAY-Z is finally planning to tour with troubled R+B singer R KELLY - more than two years after pulling out of their planned roadshow. The BEST OF BOTH WORLDS TOUR kicks off...

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R Kelly Likens Himself To Elvis

5th May 2004

R KELLY has picked out the star whose life he believes is most like his own - rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY. The IGNITION singer, who's currently awaiting trial on child pornography charges, claims he...

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R Kelly Speaks Out About Literacy Struggles

4th May 2004

R+B star R KELLY has struggled with literacy all his life - thanks to his nomadic lifestyle as a child. For a number of years, rumours have circulated that the IGNITION singer had problems...

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R Kelly Takes Up Boxing

4th May 2004

R+B singer R KELLY has taken up a hobby to get him through his current tough times - boxing. The FIESTA hitmaker, who faces multiple counts of child pornography charges in his native Illinois,...

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Ja Rule Attacks Dr Dre + Eminem Again

5th March 2004

Outspoken rapper JA RULE has revisited his war of words with DR DRE and EMINEM on a scandalous new mix tape - by insinuating they are both gay. After allegedly attempting to patch up...

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Nelly's Pimp Juice Racks Up Big Sales

29th January 2004

Hip-hop star NELLY's PIMP JUICE energy drink is going from strength to strength, after racking up more than a million sales in just over three months. After being named 'Best Energy Drink' by VIBE...

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50 Cent Wins Big At Vibe Awards

21st November 2003

50 CENT had three reasons to celebrate at last night's (20NOV03) VIBE AWARDS in California - he picked up statuettes for Artist of The Year, Dopest Album (GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN') and Hottest Hook...

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Stars Line Up To Perform At Vibe Awards

30th October 2003

Stars MARY J BLIGE, EVE, MISSY ELLIOTT, OUTKAST, LUDACRIS, and CHINGY will all perform at this year's (03) VIBE AWARDS: BEATS, STYLE, FLAVOR (corr). The two-hour special event laid on by the American hip-hop/R+B...

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Latifah For Vibe Awards

17th September 2003

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has been recruited to host VIBE MAGAZINE's VIBE AWARDS on 21 November (03). The event has yet to release nominees, presenters, performances or even a location. The ceremony will celebrate...

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Vibe Picks A Top 10 For 10th Anniversary

1st August 2003

Urban magazine VIBE is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 10 different covers. The September issue will feature hip-hop heavyweights MARY J BLIGE, P DIDDY, MASTER P, DR DRE, NOTORIOUS B.I.G and TUPAC SHAKUR...

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J.lo Regrets Hurting Cris Judd

26th May 2003

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has one major regret in life - that she caused second husband CRIS JUDD so much hurt. The JENNY FROM THE BLOCK singer enjoyed a whirlwind romance with dancer Judd soon...

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J.lo Blasts "Unfaithful" P Diddy

26th May 2003

Pop diva JENNIFER LOPEZ has blasted her ex-lover SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS - accusing him of cheating on her during their relationship. Speaking to American magazine VIBE, the I'M REAL singer said she didn't...

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