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Prodigy Sign Deal With Bmg For New Album

The Prodigy have inked a deal with BMG for their seventh album.The 'Firestarter' hitmakers - Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Maxim - are thrilled to have joined the label, which is home to artists such...

Jay Z 'Snubs The Super Bowl Half-time Show'

Jay Z isn't interested in performing at the Super Bowl half-time show in 2018.The New York-born rap star has previously seen his wife Beyonce dazzle America's biggest annual TV audience at two Super Bowls, but...

Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy's Cause Of Death Revealed

Mobb Deep star Prodigy died after choking on an egg. The rapper - whose real name was Albert Johnson - passed away in hospital in Las Vegas in June, where he had been admitted after...

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Died From Choking On An Egg, Coroner States

The late Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy died after choking on an egg in a freak accident while he was in hospital receiving treatment for his condition of sickle cell anaemia, it has been confirmed.The rap...

Lil Kim Person Of Interest In Robbery Investigation

Lil Kim is reportedly being investigated over a robbery in Los Angeles.The 43-year-old rapper had rented a property to host a BET Awards party, but when she visited the house at 2am on Sunday (25.06.17),...

Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy Has Died

Mobb Deep star Prodigy has died at the age of 42.The rapper - whose real name was Albert Johnson - passed away in Las Vegas after being hospitalised ''a few days ago'' when he suffered...

Foo Fighters To Top The Bill At Secret Solstice Festival

The fourth annual event will take place in Reykjavik from 16-18 June (17), during the summer solstice featuring 72 hours of continual sunlight. Richard Ashcroft, Pharoahe Monch, Dubfire and Chicago, Illinois house...

Rapper Prodigy Releasing Prison Cookbook

The Mobb Deep star served over three years in a New York prison on weapons charges and he was released in 2011. While he was incarcerated his family sent him care packages containing...

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Sues Talent Agent For Breach Of Contract

The Mobb Deep star claims executives at the company have failed to provide booking services for his live performances, according to Billboard.com. In the lawsuit, Prodigy, real name Albert Johnson, alleges...

The Prodigy Star Keith Flint Denies Hunting Animals

The Firestarter singer was slammed by animal rights activists after newspaper reports suggested he had been out riding with a hunting group near his home in Essex, England. Members of hacker group...

Keith Flint Targeted By Anonymous Activists Over Fox Hunting Allegations

The reports suggested Flint recently took up the bloodsport, and though he has yet to comment on the story, activists at Anonymous have blasted him. In a video, uploaded to YouTube.com, a...

Rapper Prodigy Publishing Two Books About Prison Stint

The Mobb Deep star was ordered to serve three-and-a-half years behind bars for illegal weapons possession in October, 2007, and he walked free in 2011. Prodigy, real name Albert Johnson, is now...

Australia's Soundwave Festival Cancelled

The event, which is one of the country's most popular music festivals, had been due to take place in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in January (16) with headliners including the Prodigy and Deftones....

Rapper Prodigy Suing Over Royalties

The rap veteran, real name Albert Johnson, and his Mobb Depp bandmate Havoc signed a contract with BMG, now Universal Music, back in 1995, in which the duo agreed to give bosses half...

Gary Numan To Be Honoured At Q Awards

Gary Numan will receive the 2015 Q Innovation In Sound award at the Q Awards.The 57-year-old electronic musician is the first winner to be announced for the Q Awards in association with Absolute Radio, which...

Man Dies At Scottish Music Festival

The man, aged 36, was found at the event's campsite at Strathallan Castle in Perthshire, and the cause of death has not yet been determined. The festival started on Friday (09Jul15)...

Mumford & Sons Surprise Festival-goers With The Vaccines Duet

The crowd cheered as the bands joined forces to perform Just Smoke from Mumford & Sons' third album Wilder Mind. U.S. soul singer D'Angelo took to the stage after Mumford & Sons...

Take That Want Prodigy Song

Take That want to work with The Prodigy.The 'Let In The Sun' hitmakers are thinking potential collaborations for their next album and Mark Owen would love to get the 'Firestarter' group on board - but...

Isle Of Wight Festival Sees World Record Attempt In Honour Of Jimi Hendrix

On the 45th anniversary of his legendary set at the venue, the organisers of the Isle of Wight Festival 2015 have honoured Jimi Hendrix by attempting to break a world record.Amid the fun of four...

The Prodigy Play Through Storms On First Night Of U.k. Festival

Forecasters issued a severe weather warning for the island, off the coast of England, as festival-goers braved heavy rain, but the storms did not halt the performances as acts including The Black Keys...

Public Enemy To Tour With The Prodigy

The two groups will share the stage at arenas across Britain and Ireland at the end of the year (15), lining up eight dates in November and early December (15). The Prodigy's...

The Prodigy Announce UK Tour With Public Enemy

Fresh from the chart-topping success of their new album The Day Is My Enemy, The Prodigy have announced details of an arena tour this autumn, and they’ve announced some very special guests as their support...

Liam Howlett Wanted Showdown With Ad-rock Over Song Complaint

Horovitz contacted Howlett ahead of his band's appearance at Reading Festival in England in 1998 after learning the British dance group planned to play their hit Smack My B**ch Up at the event....

Keith Flint: 'The Prodigy Must Retire Soon'

The frontman admits he and his bandmates, who are all in their forties, recently discussed retiring the dance band and he is convinced the end is now in sight. He tells NME...

Liam Gallagher Shunned By Liam Howlett Over Marriage Split

The former Oasis frontman wed the All Saints singer in 2008 after eight years together, but they split in 2013 after he fathered a lovechild during an affair with a U.S. journalist....

Keith Flint Glad His Solo Career Flopped

The vocalist broke away from the Firestarter hitmakers in the early 2000s over his rocky relationship with bandmate Liam Howlett, and he recorded his first solo project, titled Device #1, in 2003....

The Prodigy Score No.1 Album With 'The Day Is My Enemy'

The Prodigy has scored their sixth No.1 album with The Day is My Enemy, knocking James Bay's well received record The Chaos and the Calm to number two. The Essex band pulled in mixed reviews...

The Prodigy Return To U.k. Number One With First Album In Six Years

The Firestarter hitmakers, fronted by Keith Flint, have toppled James Bay's Chaos and The Calm to enter at number one with The Day Is My Enemy, their sixth chart-topper in their 25-year career....

The Prodigy Almost Split While Making New Album

The Firestarter hitmakers began working on the follow-up to their 2009 disc Invaders Must Die in 2012 when Liam Howlett decided to ditch the tracks because he did not think "it was the...

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