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Lee Daniels Hit With Potentially Costly Lawsuit Over Damon Dash Investment

Director Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler) has come under fire from hip hop mogul and Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash. Dash made a substantial investment in six of Daniels' movies, including The Woodsman starring Kevin...

Jls Will Conquer Us With Jay-z

Jay-Z is reportedly planning to launch JLS in the US.The rap superstar - who is one of the co-founders of label Roc-A-Fella Records - heard the band's track 'The Club Is Alive' while hosting a...

Kanye West Sued Over Stronger

Kanye West is being sued for copyright infringement.The hip-hop star is facing legal action from rapper Vincent 'Vince P.' Peters who claims he sent Kanye's manager, John Monopoly, his version of 'Stronger' hoping Monopoly would...

Jay-z's Cheryl Help

Jay-Z wants to help Cheryl Cole become a success in the US.The rapper-and-businessman - who owns music management company Roc Nation and is co-owner of Roc-A-Fella Records - has offered to assist the 'Fight for...

Jay-z Ranked As 'Richest Hip-hop Star'

Rap star and all-round business mogul Jay-Z - aka Shaun Carter - has been named as the richest star in hip-hop by Forbes.The media group's latest Hip-Hop Cash Kings survey ranked the Roc-A-Fella records star...

By on 17 August 2007

Dash Befriends Lohan

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has acquired an unlikely new friend - teen actress LINDSAY LOHAN. ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder Dash admits he was extremely impressed with the 18-year-old redhead when he first met her -...

P Diddy: 'I'll Be Richer Than Jay-z In 2006'

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is already planning to reclaim his crown as the richest hip-hop mogul from close friend JAY-Z, just days after the rapper was named rap music's biggest earner. HARD KNOCK LIFE...

Dash Sick Of 'Degrading' Urban Films

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has started making movies because he finds urban films "degrading and offensive". The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder fears too many film-makers solely make urban movies for black people, and he often...

Damon Dash's Wife Launches Clothing Line

Rap mogul DAMON DASH's wife is following in her husband's entrepreneurial footsteps by launching her own fashion line. RACHEL ROY, who exchanged nuptials with ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder Dash in January (05), currently serves as...

Damon Dash Facing Eviction

Music mogul DAMON DASH faces being evicted by his London landlord for allegedly failing to move out of his Chelsea mansion when his lease expired in January (05). The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss is now...

Dash Feels 'Compassion' For Movie Paedophile

Media mogul DAMON DASH agreed to finance paedophile drama THE WOODSMAN after he was surprised to feel compassion for the central child abuser character. Dash, who founded ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS, put up money for the...

Dash Documentary Reveals Beckham Saga

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH is set to screen a fly-on-the-wall documentary on his new TV channel, and it includes footage of VICTORIA BECKHAM frequently arguing with her soccer ace husband DAVID. The film -...

Dash Jumped At Chance To Fund Woodsman

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH wrote out a cheque straight away and gave it to THE WOODSMAN's producers because he was so taken with the movie's script. But the ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss wasn't prepared to...

Dash Becomes Boxing Promoter

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has embarked on a new career - as a boxing promoter. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder Dash plans to start a fighting promotion company called DASH DiBELLA PROMOTIONS, after joining...

Great Days For President Jay-z

All of rapper JAY-Z's Christmas dreams are coming true on the same day - just hours after claiming the number one spot on the US album charts yesterday (08DEC04), the 99 PROBLEMS hitmaker was named...

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...

Dash To Mark Roc-a-fella's 10th Anniversary

DAMON DASH and ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS will celebrate 10 years of hitmaking with a party in New York City tomorrow (03NOV04). ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS' 10TH ANNIVERSARY KICK-OFF will take place at New York University's Skirball Center...

Jay-z: 'My Retirement May Be Short-lived'

JAY-Z admits his retirement from music may not be permanent - because he's convinced he'll suffer withdrawal symptoms in the near-future. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss had vowed last year's (03) THE BLACK ALBUM would...

Jay-z's Fatherhood Fears

Retiring rapper JAY-Z fears he'll never be able to have kids because he would adore them so much he'd never leave the house. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss, who has been dating BEYONCE KNOWLES for...

Dash Moves Into The Electronics Market

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has expanded on his empire by branching out into consumer electronics. Dash, who's a co-founder of the ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS, has ARMADALE VODKA, the ROCAWEAR fashion line and AMERICA magazine under...

Dash Custody Case Gets Messy

DAMON DASH's custody battle for his 12-year-old son has turned really nasty - the boy's mother has filed a protection order against the rap mogul chief, claiming he beat her up last week (25SEP04)....

Dash Blasts Moss Rocawear Reports

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH has laughed off claims British supermodel KATE MOSS is replacing VICTORIA BECKHAM as the face of his ROCAWEAR fashion line. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss signed the former SPICE GIRL to...

Jay-z Rejects Top Def Jam Job

Superstar rapper JAY-Z has turned down the job of president at hip-hop record label DEF JAM. The company's boss ANTONIO 'LA' REID begged BEYONCE KNOWLES' boyfriend to replace outgoing executive KEVIN LILES but Jay-Z...

Dash Snubbed By Jamelia

Music mogul DAMON DASH has bombarded JAMELIA with flowers and jewellery in the hope of romancing her - but the British singer is "far too busy". The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss has been trying to...

Dash Feels The Wrath Of A Jealous Guy

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH became embroiled in a fiery argument in a London club earlier this week (begs26JUL04), when he attempted to chat up a woman in front of her boyfriend. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS...

Dash Launches Luxury Watch Line

Rap mogul DAMON DASH is launching his own line of luxury watches called TIRET NEW YORK. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder has teamed up with leading watch and jewellery designer DANIEL LAZAR, for a product...

Carey Lands Diva Role In Dash Movie

Singing superstar MARIAH CAREY has filmed a cameo role as a disgruntled diva in DAMON DASH's forthcoming movie STATE PROPERTY II. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS boss is starring in, producing and directing the crime drama...

Dash Stands By Beckham Over Affair Rumours

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH has launched a scathing attack on the woman who claims she had an affair with DAVID BECKHAM - claiming he would only sleep with his alleged mistress "in the dark"....

Dash: Sas Are Being Ostracised By British Hip-hop

American rap mogul DAMON DASH has slammed the British hip hop community - for failing to embrace his new group SAS. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS owner signed SAS to his record label last year (03)...

Campbell Keen To Team Up With Dash

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has turned to hip-hop supremo DAMON DASH in a bid to relaunch her singing career. The British beauty, 33, is keen to develop a career in music and has turned...

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