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Ol' Dirty Bastard's Son Diagnosed With Testicular Cancer

The eldest son of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is battling testicular cancer.Young Dirty Bastard reveals he has declined medical treatment in favour of fighting the disease naturally, by keeping fit and eating healthily, because...

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Widow Seeking Return Of Late Husband's Music

Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's widow has subpoenaed hip hop mogul Damon Dash's former landlord in a bid to retrieve her late husband's master recordings for an unreleased album.Icelene Jones believes Dash left the project, titled...

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Widow Settles Dispute Over Film Release

Ol' Dirty Bastard's widow has settled a dispute with documentary filmmakers over the use of the late rapper's image, paving the way for the movie's release.A screening of Dirty: Platinum Edition had to be scrapped...

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Widow Hits Back At Screening Cancellation

Ol' Dirty Bastard's widow has hit back at allegations she is to blame for the last-minute cancellation of a New York documentary screening about the late rapper, insisting organisers had known about her objections well...

Ol' Dirty Bastard Screening Blocked By Rapper's Widow

A special New York screening of an upcoming documentary about Ol' Dirty Bastard had to be scrapped on Friday (15Nov13) after executors of the late rapper's estate issued a legal notice banning the event from...

Odb Hologram To 'Answer' Questions At Documentary Screening

Fans of late Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard will be able to ask his hologram questions following the screening of a documentary in New York.The virtual Odb will join members of the group and...

Rock The Bells Dates In Washington, D.c. And New Jersey Scrapped - Report

Holograms of late hip-hop icons Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E have not been able to save touring rap festival Rock The Bells - event promoters have reportedly scrapped the remaining dates due to poor ticket...

Eazy-e And Odb Holograms Take Over Rock The Bells 2013 [Video]

Rock The Bells festival kicked off this weekend in Los Angeles and saw the return of two hip-hop legends, Eazy- E and ODB. Yes, they are no longer alive but that didn't stop hologram images...

Ol' Dirty Bastard To Feature On Wu-tang Clan Anniversary Album

Tragic rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is returning from the grave to feature on Wu-Tang Clan's 20th anniversary album.Group member Inspectah Deck has revealed his bandmate Rza has unearthed several unreleased songs from the Protect Ya'...

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Widow Files Cease And Desist Order Against Rock The Bells

Ol' Dirty Bastard's widow has filed a motion to prevent organisers of the upcoming Rock the Bells Festival from bringing the late rapper back to life in the form of a hologram.Promoters are planning to...

Ol' Dirty Bastard And Eazy-e To Play 'Rock The Bells' In Hologram Form

Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E (aka Russell Jones and Eric Wright) will play Rock The Bells, it has been confirmed. We know what you’re saying, ‘how can they do that? They’re dead.’ You’re right, but...

The Things They Say: 3665505

"It was so wonderful to stand by him again. I don't know how I'm going to react (when I see it onstage) - they'll have to carry me off. But I think it's amazing. I...

Late Hip-hop Legends To Appear Virtually At U.s. Festival

Late rappers Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E will rise again to 'perform' at the upcoming Rock the Bells hip-hop festival.The pair will return from the grave in the form of holograms at the event, with...

Pharrell Williams: Conor Maynard The Future Of Pop

Pharrell Williams told Conor Maynard he is going to ''change the future of pop music.''The 'Can't Say No' singer was honoured to work N*E*R*D producer Pharrell on his debut album, and couldn't believe how much...

Gza Not Interested In Starring In Odb Biopic

Wu-tang Clan rapper Gza has declined an invitation to appear as himself in an upcoming biopic about late bandmate OL' DIRTY BASTARD.The tragic star died of a drug overdose in November 2004 but he's to...

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...

Michael K. Williams Meets With Ol' Dirty Bastard's Mum For Biopic Research

Actor Michael K. Williams has delved into research for his upcoming role as OL' DIRTY BASTARD by meeting with the tragic rapper's mother.The Wu-Tang Clan legend, born Russell Tyrone Jones, died of a drug overdose...

Adele Inspired By Rapper

Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' was influenced by rapper ODB and The White Stripes. The lead single from Adele's second album, '21' has been a huge international hit, but despite having a classic soul sound,...

Williams To Play Ol' Dirty Bastard

Boardwalk Empire star Michael K. Williams is set to play tragic Wu-tang Clan rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD in a new biopic.The actor will portray the Ghetto Superstar hitmaker in Dirty White Boy, an upcoming film...

The Neptunes Prepare 'Vicious' Album

The Neptunes are working on a "vicious" new album. The production duo - made up of Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams - have written huge hits for Kelis, Britney Spears, ODB and Snoop Dogg, but...

Method Man: 'Wu-tang Clan Have Not Broken Up'

Hip-hop star METHOD MAN has blasted rumours his group WU-TANG CLAN have split - reprimanding rap rival LUDACRIS for helping to spread the gossip. The How High rapper, real name Clifford Smith, is one of the...

Odb Manager Sues Book Publishers

The former manager of OL' DIRTY BASTARD is suing a U.S. publishing company over allegedly defamatory comments made about him in the late rapper's biography. Jarred Weisfeld filed a lawsuit against MACmillian Publishers and its affiliates...

Odb's Former Lawyer Questions Rapper's Sanity In New Book

OL' DIRTY BASTARD's former lawyer has hinted his client suffered from mental illness, according to a new tell-all book about the late rapper. In a forthcoming biography about the star entitled Digging for Dirt, ODB's...

Odb's Mother Set To Battle Late Star's Widow In Court

The mother of rap icon OL' DIRTY BASTARD is set to battle his widow in a New York court over discrepancies in the handling of the late star's estate. Cherry Jones will appear in Brooklyn's...

Odb's Widow Calls For Boycott Of Unofficial Clothing

The widow of OL' DIRTY BASTARD is appealing to the media and the rapper's fans to boycott the unauthorised sale of clothing adorned with the late star's name and image. Icelene Jones is vying to...

Masta Killa Still Struggles With Loss Of Odb

Rapper MASTA KILLA was so devastated after losing his WU-TANG CLAN bandmate OL' DIRTY BASTARD, he broke down in tears. The 38-year-old - real name Elgin Turner - struggled to overcome his grief after hearing...

Clapton's Unplugged Layla Tops Worst Covers List

ERIC CLAPTON's unplugged cover of his DEREK + THE DOMINOS hit LAYLA has topped a new internet poll to find the worst pop remake. Clapton's acoustic Layla beat out Puff Daddy's version of The Police's...

Rza Reminisces Over Departed Odb

WU-TANG CLAN rapper RZA has paid tribute to OL' DIRTY BASTARD, insisting his late bandmate was a "free spirit" who has left him with many fond memories. RZA - real name Robert Diggs - still...

Odb Paternity Battle Continues

Two women claiming to have parented children with OL' DIRTY BASTARD, appeared in a New York City court last week (27FEB07) to fight the late rapper's widow for part of his estate. SUZY WONG and...

Dash 'Owes' Odb's Estate

OL' DIRTY BASTARD's widow ICELENE JONES claims hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH owes money to the late rapper's estate, according to court documents. Jones filed papers in Brooklyn Surrogate Court in October (06) during her ongoing...

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