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Rapper Plies Embroiled In Gun Confusion With Cops

The hip-hop star, real name Algernod Washington, was making a promo clip for his new song in the home of Gary Busey's nephew Mike in St. Cloud, Florida. However, a passerby saw...

Plies Attacked Onstage By Angry Fan

The Shawty MC invited some attendees at his concert in Tallahassee to join him onstage in the middle of the gig, but he called out one man for invading his personal space, telling...

Rapper Plies Accuses His Mother Of Stealing Money For Christmas Tree

Rapper Plies has accused his own mother of conning him out of $2,000 (£1,250) after she allegedly failed to buy him a new top-of-the-line Christmas tree.The hip-hop star alleges he gave her more than enough...

Rapper Plies No Longer Responsible For Paying Compensation Over Shooting

Rapper Plies has scored a financial break after a Florida judge overturned a previous ruling ordering him to pay compensation to five victims injured in a 2006 nightclub shooting.Five people were hurt during the rapper's...

Rapper Plies Sued For $10 Million

Rapper Plies is facing another potentially costly legal battle over his involvement in a 2006 nightclub shooting.Five people were injured during the rapper's performance in Gainesville, Florida after a fight between Plies' entourage and audience...

Cruz Beckham's Ballet Dancing Dream

David and Victoria Beckham's youngest son wants to be ballet dancer.The couple's five-year-old child Cruz became inspired when he attended a class with his cousin and, though he is the only boy in the group,...

Plies Threatens To Open Fire On Unruly Concert Crowd

Rapper PLIES flew into a rage during a recent concert in Florida and threatened to shoot up the crowd after he was hit with a cup during his show.The star, real name Algernod Washington, was...

Rapper Plies Sued Over Mixtape Track

Rapper PLIES is at the centre of a copyright infringement lawsuit over allegations he illegally sampled a track written by a songwriter in North Carolina.Romell Caldwell, from Charlotte, filed suit in a New York court...

Dmx Takes Aim At Plies In Radio Rant

DMX has sparked a new rap feud after firing off at PLIES in a new radio interview.The gruff-voiced Who We Be hitmaker, real name Earl Simmons, took aim at the Florida hip-hop star during a...

Judge Rejects Civil Suit Against Rapper Plies

A Florida judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit against rapper PLIES and his record label which alleged the hip-hop star had profited from his involvement in a 2006 nightclub shooting.Five people were injured during the...

Plies Pulls Vh1 Hip Hop Performance To Meet Fans

Rapper PLIES scrapped his planned performance at the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors on Thursday (03Jun10), so he could greet his fans on a promo tour for his new album.The star was due to play a set...

Plies' Legal Woes Mount Over 2006 Shooting

Rapper PLIES is facing further legal action in connection with a 2006 Florida nightclub shooting - the victims have amended their lawsuit alleging the hip-hop star has profited from their misery.Five people were injured during...

Plies Offers To Pay Fan's College Tuition At Gig

Rapper PLIES left one young student stunned at a show in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday (26Dec09) when he offered to pay her college tuition.The star was performing at Hot 107.9 Atlanta's Jingle Bash concert when...

Plies Showers Fans With Cash

Rapper PLIES stunned fans attending his concert in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday (20Jun09) when he showered the crowd with $50,000 (£33,330) in cash.The hip-hop star took to the stage as part of local radio station...

Rapper Plies Developing Reality Show

Rapper PLIES is set to become the next hip-hop reality show star after pitching a new TV idea to network executives. The Bust It Baby star, real name Algernod Washington, is busy working on Goonette, a...

Plies Welcomes Brother Home From Jail

Hip-hop star PLIES has vowed to use his music to expose the injustices of the American penile system following his brother's release from jail. Plies was reunited with his brother Ronell 'Big Gates' Levatte on 9...

Plies Sets Up New Organisation To Aid The Incarcerated

Rapper PLIES has set up his own non-profit organisation aiming to help cash-strapped convicts cover legal costs. The Big Gates and Plies Power Of Visions will provide funding for legal representation and aid to needy...

Plies Baffled By Usher Snub

Rapper PLIES was left baffled after verses he recorded for an USHER song were mixed - and then inexplicably replaced by a new version of the song featuring LIL WAYNE and BEYONCE. The hip-hop star...

Plies Sued Over 2006 Club Shooting

Rap star PLIES has been dragged back into a shooting controversy at a Florida nightclub. The hitmaker - real name Algernod Washington - has been named in a lawsuit stemming from a 2006 incident in...

Plies Loses Lawsuit After Failing To Turn Up For Court Date

LATEST: Rapper PLIES has lost a lawsuit to an Alabama concert promoter after failing to turn up in court to answer the breach of contract allegations. The Shawty hitmaker, real name Algernod Lanier Washington, was...

Plies Sued Over Gig No-show

Florida rapper PLIES has been sued by an Alabama concert promoter after he failed to turn up at a scheduled July (07) gig. The Shawty hitmaker, real name Algernod Lanier Washington, was set to perform...

Slip-n-slide Star Arrested Over Shooting

SLIP-N-SLIDE rapper PLIES was arrested in connection with a nightclub shooting in Florida which left five people injured yesterday morning (02JUL06). The hip-hop star was detained, along with three other men, after a dispute broke...


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The Martian - Movie Review

Just as people began to write off veteran director Ridley Scott after a series of merely OK movies, the 77-year-old casually releases his most...

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Lana Del Rey - Music To Watch Boys To Video

'Music To Watch Boys To' is the newest single from Lana Del Rey's hugely anticipated fourth album 'Honeymoon'.

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Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs Video Interview

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Eminem - Phenomenal Video

Eminem - Phenomenal Video

John Malkovich makes an appearance in the epic action music video for Eminem's song 'Phenomenal'.

Macbeth - Movie Review

Macbeth - Movie Review

Shakespeare's Scottish play returns to the big screen with earthy energy, visual style and roaring performances.

The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It [Acoustic] Video

The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It [Acoustic] Video

The Maccabees hit number one in the UK with 'Marks to Prove It' this summer. Here's an acoustic performance of the title track.

A Bigger Splash - Trailer

A Bigger Splash - Trailer

'A Bigger Splash' is a mystery drama directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by David Kajganich.

The Intern - Movie Review

The Intern - Movie Review

This is one of those warm, unchallenging comedies that's entertaining to watch even though something about it feels vaguely inane.


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