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Outkast Star Goes Back To Rap

ANDRE 3000 is returning to his hip-hop roots on future OUTKAST albums, following his melody-fuelled contribution to the duo's last offering SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW. The GRAMMY AWARD winning star composed a series of catchy...

High Heels Force Missy Out Of Vmas

Hip-hop star MISSY ELLIOTT was forced to back out of attending Sunday's (29AUG04) MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS - because she couldn't handle the high heels she decided to don on the night. The WORK...

Jay-z And Outkast Rule Mtv Video Music Awards

Rap superstars JAY-Z and OUTKAST made the biggest splash at last night's (29AUG04) MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS in Miami, Florida - picking up four awards each. Jay-Z's promo 99 PROBLEMS won him the Best...

Ll Cool J Creates Jobs By Launching Clothing Line

LL COOL J has decided to start up a new fashion line - to create more jobs for the unemployed. The PHENOMENON rapper will follow in the footsteps of SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS, OUTKAST,...

Lauryn Hill To Re-emerge For Festival Performance

Former FUGEES star LAURYN HILL will finally re-emerge in the public eye after a long absence, to perform at an upcoming festival. The DOO WOP (THAT THING) singer garnered attention and acclaim in 1998...

Aretha Plans Duets Album

Soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is using her new record label to sign up her favourite artists for a duets album. The singer and BMG chairman CLIVE DAVIS are teaming up to record soul classics...

Malinda Williams Joins Outkast Movie

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER's ex-wife MALINDA WILLIAMS will now become the spouse of OUTKAST's BIG BOI in a new movie. Williams, who starred in TV series SOUL FOOD for four years, will appear...

Rosa Parks Authorises Records Release In Suit

Civil rights pioneer ROSA PARKS has authorised her doctor to release medical records and explain why she is unable to testify in a lawsuit she brought against hip-hop group OUTKAST. Parks claims OutKast's 1998...

R Kelly Wins Big At Hip-hop Awards

R KELLY put his legal worries aside to dominate the BILLBOARD R+B/HIP-HOP AWARDS on Friday night (06AUG04). The R+B icon, who is currently facing charges of filming himself having sex with a minor, picked...

Grammys Return To La For 2005

The prestigious GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony is celebrating its return to Los Angeles in 2005 by creating 107 awards. American music's eagerly anticipated show will be broadcast live from the STAPLES CENTER on 13 February...

Judge Asks Why Rosa Parks Can't Testify In Outkast Lawsuit

A federal judge has ordered a doctor for civil rights pioneer ROSA PARKS to explain why she cannot testify in a lawsuit she brought against OUTKAST. Parks' lawsuit claims the 1998 song ROSA PARKS...

Chris Rock Releases Hey Ya! Parody To Highlight Racism

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK has revisited OUTKAST hit track HEY YA! to poke fun at America's ongoing racial problems. The comic, recently voted the funniest man in the world in an ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY poll, has...

Jay-z Tops Mtv Nominations

Rapper JAY-Z has dominated the 2004 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS - despite retiring from the music industry. The hip-hop hero has landed six nominations in categories like Video of The Year for his hit...

Outkast Star Urges Fans To Vote

OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 and WYCLEF JEAN have become the latest hip-hop stars to urge fans to vote in the forthcoming US presidential election. The pair were joined by RUSSELL SIMMONS, REVEREND RUN and rapper...

Badu Gives Birth To Baby Girl

Soul singer ERYKAH BADU gave birth to daughter PUMA earlier this month (05JUL04) at her home in Dallas, Texas - but she is still declining to name the father. The GRAMMY-winning star, 33,...

Outkast Slammed By Advertising Watchdog

OUTKAST have been rapped by the British ADVERTISING STANDARDS AUTHORITY (ASA) after complaints against a poster featuring ANDRE 3000 holding a gun were upheld. The promotional picture - which showed the singer holding a...

Knowles And Jay-z Shine At Bet Awards

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES and her rapper beau JAY-Z dominated the BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) AWARDS in Los Angeles yesterday (29JUN04). Knowles was named Best Female R+B Artist and Jay-Z won the award for...

Roberts And Lavigne Honoured At Much Music Awards

Canada honoured native singers SAM ROBERTS and AVRIL LAVIGNE at the annual MUCH MUSIC AWARDS on Sunday night (20JUN04). The SK8TER BOI singer, 19, was named the Favourite Canadian Artist by a public vote...

Usher + Kanye To Tour

USHER and KANYE WEST are lining up the tour of the summer (04) in America after announcing they'll hit the road together in August (04). The pair, who have sold six million albums in...

Outkast To Give Lessons In New Book

The members of hip-hop duo OUTKAST are giving fans the chance to learn how to be just like them in a new book. Rappers ANDRE 3000 and BIG BOI are planning a book called...

Outkast Battle With Parks To Kick Off In January

Hip-hop duo OUTKAST's label ARISTA RECORDS have been given a 10 January (05) trial date for the start of a courtroom showdown against civil rights icon ROSA PARKS. Parks claims Outkast violated her trademark...

Kanye Launches Fashion Label

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST is following many of his rap contemporaries into the fashion industry by launching his own clothes label. The SLOW JAMZ rapper will transfer his style sketches to fashion store shelves...

Morrissey Fights Paltrow For Sexiest Vegetarian Accolade

MORRISSEY is leading the race to be crowned the 'World's Sexiest Vegetarian', beating off competition from Hollywood pin-ups GWYNETH PALTROW and TOBEY MAGUIRE. The former SMITHS frontman is the surprise favourite to scoop the...

Odd Award Gets Brad On Trl

BRAD PITT has finally agreed to appear in person on hit American MTV show TRL, after winning an award for never showing up. The movie hunk has appeared on TRL many times, but never...

Outkast To Work On New Album

Hip-hop star ANDRE 3000 plans to continue recording new music with OUTKAST partner BIG BOI - even though he doubts they'd be friends if they weren't in the hit group together. The HEY YA!...

Outkast Steal The Show At Kids Choice Awards

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 got Saturday's (03APR04) KIDS CHOICE AWARDS off to a flying start by floating in high above the audience. Dressed as a blonde, pigtailed ninja, Andre made an impressive entrance for...

Stone And Outkast Team Up

SHARON STONE's friendship with OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 continues to flourish - after the singer baked cookies for the film actress. The HEY YA! star got his baking gloves out to make cookies for...

P Diddy's Bentley: I'm An Assistant Not A Butler

Former butler FARNSWORTH BENTLEY is sick of being referred to as SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' manservant - claiming his correct job title was assistant. When graduate Bentley, 28, worked as the hip-hop honcho's right-hand...

Butler Bentley Lands Courvoisier Deal

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' former butler FARNSWORTH BENTLEY has been signed up as cognac company COURVOISIER's new spokesman. The beverage company's bosses claim the new OUTKAST video star represents "high style". It's set...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

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.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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