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Wu-tang Rapper Memorial Gig Takes Place

Late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD was remembered last night (15NOV06) at a memorial birthday party by his bands WU-TANG CLAN and BROOKLYN ZU. The two groups celebrated the rapper's life at the Canal Room in...

Wu-tang Clan Members 'Reluctant'

Rap group WU-TANG CLAN may never record together again if their members fail to resolve their personal differences, according to bandmember GHOSTFACE KILLAH. The nine group members have all experienced solo success, most notably METHOD...

Dash To Release Odb Finale On Death Anniversary

Rap mogul DAMON DASH is planning to mark the second anniversary of tragic OL' DIRTY BASTARD's death on 7 November (06) by releasing the WU-TANG CLAN star's long-awaited final album. Dash will release A SON...

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Estate Battle Rages On

WU-TANG CLAN member OL' DIRTY BASTARD died over a year ago (13NOV04), but the battle over the rapper's estate is still raging on. The rapper's widow, ICELENE JONES and his former manager, JARRED WEISFELD, are...

Wu-tang Clan Kick Off Reunion Tour

Hip-hop icons WU-TANG CLAN have kicked off their first tour since 1997 in Connecticut - to honour late founding member OL' DIRTY BASTARD. The pioneering rapper collapsed and died in a New York City...

Wu-tang Clan Reform For Tour

Rap supergroup WU-TANG CLAN are hitting the road again for the first time since 1997. Group leader GHOSTFACE KILLAH has assembled the act for a US tour, which will begin in Connecticut next month...

Rza: 'I Started 1998 Club Riot'

WU-TANG CLAN rapper RZA has come clean about the 1998 riot that almost led to his untimely death at a California show - he started it. The hip-hop star admits he was "the problem"...

Odb Death Inspires Mathematics

WU TANG CLAN star MATHEMATICS is even more inspired to succeed since the death of legendary rapper ODB, because he has suddenly realised how short life is. The star, who has been a Wu...

Dash Faces Suit Over Odb Sneakers

The widow of OL' DIRTY BASTARD is threatening to sue entrepreneur DAMON DASH, unless he drops plans to launch a range of sports shoes with the late rapper's initials on them. The...

Odb's Widow Branded 'Greedy' By Late Rapper's Manager

LATEST: OL' DIRTY BASTARD's manager has branded the late rapper's widow "greedy" for her claims she's owed child support payments. ICELENE JONES, who was estranged from ODB at the time of his November (04)...

Odb's Widow Keeps Dna In Estate Battle

The widow of OL' DIRTY BASTARD (ODB) has saved DNA to prove that the late rapper is the father of her three children. In a press conference on Tuesday (12APR05), ICELENE JONES, her children...

Carey's Hip-hop Roots

Singing sensation MARIAH CAREY fell in love with hip-hop music because it provided a respite from her tough New York upbringing. When the BUTTERFLIES singer was only aged three she witnessed the relationship between...

Redman Remembers Odb In Remote Bhutan

Rapper REDMAN paid a lasting tribute to former WU TANG CLAN bandmate OL' DIRTY BASTARD while filming a TV travel show with CAMERON DIAZ in Bhutan by erecting a prayer flag in his honour....

Late Odb Was Working Towards A Full Clan Reunion

Rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD was in the throes of reuniting supergroup WU-TANG CLAN when he died last November (04), according to bandmate RZA. The producer was working with ODB on his comeback album when...

Clan Come Together For Odb Tribute Song

The surviving members of rap supergroup WU-TANG CLAN have reunited to record a tribute to late bandmate OL' DIRTY BASTARD. The eight-strong band have recorded ODB tribute I GO THROUGH LIFE for the late...

Odb Mother And Manager Sue For Exploitation

Late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD's mother CHERRY JONES is suing production company AGU ENTERTAINMENT, for allegedly exploiting her dead son. The former WU TANG CLAN star's mother and manager JARRED WEISFELD have filed a...

Odb's Bad Childhood 'A Lie'

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...

Last Footage Of Odb Sells On The Internet

Footage of OL' DIRTY BASTARD's final concert before his untimely death has been sold on auction website eBAY for $100,000 (GBP52,631). Approximately 30 to 40 minutes of the rapper's performance on 11 November (04)...

Odb's Death Ruled An Accident

LATEST: The death of rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD has been ruled an accident by the New York medical examiner's office. Officials have declared the WU-TANG CLAN star died from the combined effects of cocaine...

Odb Returns From Beyond The Grave

An album of new material from late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD will hit US stores in January (05). The WU-TANG CLAN star collapsed and died in a New York recording studio in November (04)...

Odb's Wife Seizes Estate Control

Late hip-hop star OL' DIRTY BASTARD's estranged wife ICELENE JONES has controversially won control of the rapper's estate away from his mother - after proving she was married to him. Icelene was married to...

Wu-tang's Native Past

The members of hip-hop tribe WU-TANG CLAN are descended from the Shinnecock Indians. Bandmembers and cousins RZA, GZA and the late OL' DIRTY BASTARD (ODB) claim to have traced their ancestry back to the...

Carey And Clan Attend Odb's Funeral

Music stars MARIAH CAREY, DAMON DASH and WU-TANG CLAN joined mourners at rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD's funeral service on Thursday (18NOV04). The GOT YOUR MONEY hitmaker - real name RUSSELL JONES - collapsed and...

Odb's Manager Slams 'Greedy' Widow

LATEST: Late hip-hop star OL' DIRTY BASTARD's manager JARRED WEISFELD has slammed the rapper's widow as "greedy" for attempting to seize complete control of his estate. Weisfeld claims ICELENE JONES was estranged from the...

Family Mourn Odb At Memorial

Friends and family of late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD gathered in a New York church on Wednesday (17NOV04) to pay their respects to the former WU-TANG CLAN star in a private memorial. The GOT...

Dogg Pays Homage To Odb

Rapper SNOOP DOGG has paid tribute to his late hip-hop pal OL' DIRTY BASTARD, insisting his sudden death was God's plan. The former WU-TANG CLAN star - real name RUSSELL JONES - died suddenly...

Widow Pays Tribute To Odb

OL' DIRTY BASTARD's widow has paid tribute to the former WU-TANG CLAN star, who died suddenly on Saturday (13NOV04). The rapper - real name RUSSELL JONES - collapsed and died in a New York...

Odb's Reality Show To Air

OL' DIRTY BASTARD's manager has announced bosses plan to press on with the release the late rapper's reality TV show STUCK TO ODB. The WU-TANG CLAN member, who would have turned 36 today (15NOV04),...

Odb 'Nervous And Shaky' Before Death

OL' DIRTY BASTARD's family pleaded with him to seek medical help shortly before his sudden death on Saturday (13NOV04), because he appeared shaky and nervous. Family members who were with the former WU-TANG CLAN...

Odb's Autopsy Expected In A Week

Late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD's death on Sunday (14NOV04) will remain a mystery for up to a week - because the finished autopsy report isn't expected until this weekend (20-21NOV04). The founding member of...

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Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

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'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Movie Review

Marvel fans will love the action mayhem in this Avengers sequel, but everyone else will vividly feel the fatigue that...

I'll See You In My Dreams - Trailer

Blythe Danner & Sam Elliot lead the cast in 'I'll See You in My Dreams'. Old age is usually seen as a sad time to reflect on your life's work and...

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