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Notorious Big Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed

LATEST: A judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit filed by a man who alleged a US television station and a hip-hop magazine falsely accused him of being involved in the murder of rapper NOTORIOUS...

Smith Donates One Million Dollars To School

Hollywood star JADA PINKETT SMITH has donated $1 million (GBP510,000) to her high school, Baltimore School for the Arts. Smith, who is married to actor WILL SMITH, will have the new school theatre named after...

Ashanti In Right Place At Right Time For Tupac Duet

ASHANTI found herself in the right place at the right time when producer LT was finishing off late rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR's latest album - and got the chance to 'record' with her hero. The...

Jay-z Ties Rolling Stones With Ninth Us Number One

Rap mogul SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER has reclaimed his crown at the top of the US album charts but sales of his comeback album KINGDOM COME fell just short of the 700,000 estimate. The album opened...

Rap Deaths Turn Paranoid The Game Against Hospitals

Paranoid rap star THE GAME is terrified of falling ill because he has recurring nightmares that feature his slain heroes dying at the hands of doctors. The DREAMS hitmaker, real name JAYCEON TAYLOR, instinctively feels...

Van Peebles Reveals Tupac's Deepest Secret

Actor MARIO VAN PEEBLES has shattered TUPAC SHAKUR's gangster image by suggesting the late rapper was ashamed of his love for WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, because he felt it might hurt his tough guy reputation The...

Tupac Lawsuit Dismissed By Supreme Court

A libel suit filed against two Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspapers over late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's lyrics won't be revived, the Supreme Court has ruled. Civil rights activist C DELORES TUCKER, who died last year (05), originally...

Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record boss SUGE KNIGHT backstage at one of her shows....

Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record boss SUGE KNIGHT backstage at one of her shows....

Shakur's Mother Scraps 10th Anniversary Memorial In Soweto

LATEST: The mother of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has scrapped plans to mark the 10th anniversary of her son's death in South Africa due to "personal reasons." Former Black Panther activist AFENI SHAKUR was planning...

Elton The Rapper?

Superstar SIR ELTON JOHN is determined to take over the hip-hop world in a musical crossover. The rock veteran clearly developed a taste for rap after his collaboration with late rapper TUPAC and now he...

Shakur's Ashes To Be Scattered In Soweto

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI is planning to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her son's death by scattering his ashes in South Africa. The former Black Panther activist will travel to Soweto next month (SEP06), where...

New B.i.g. Investigation Opens

A fresh investigation into the unsolved 1997 killing of rap star Notorious B.I.G. has been launched in Los Angeles. Police Chief WILLIAM BRATTON is heading a new task force to look into the murder, prompted...

Tupac's Creative Legacy

MOS DEF, RUSSELL SIMMONS, Q-TIP and DANNY GLOVER are all coming to together to perform work from the late TUPAC's spoken word album THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE. The stars will take part in...

Jailed Tut: 'I Didn't Kill Tupac'

The jailed Brooklyn, New York thief widely believed to be the man who killed TUPAC SHAKUR has spoken out against the murder allegations, insisting he's actually helping the rapper's father investigate his son's death. WALTER...

Jailed Robber: 'Agents Wanted Diddy For Tupac's Death'

The man widely believed to have killed TUPAC SHAKUR has sensationally revealed federal agents tried to force him to incriminate rap mogul SEAN COMBS - and name him as the murderer. WALTER 'KING TUT' JOHNSON...

Notorious Big's Family Ask Court To Expand Lawsuit

NOTORIOUS BIG's family has asked a Los Angeles judge for permission to expand a wrongful-death lawsuit against city officials after discovering a police officer caught up in the superstar's murder was on duty on the...

Tupac Honoured With Legacy Tour

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation have announced the Tupac Legacy Tour, which will feature a line-up of top artists performing songs from the late rapper's catalogue. The 25-date US tour...

Shakur's Father To Release Commemorative Album

The jailed father of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR will release an album next month (JUNE06) to commemorate what would have been his son's 35th birthday. DR MUTULU SHAKUR is releasing A 2PAC TRIBUTE: DARE...

Shakur Immortalised In Wax

LATEST: Rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR has been immortalised in wax for a new tribute to him in Las Vegas, Nevada. Artists spent months perfecting Shakur's look for a special unveiling ceremony - to launch Madame...

Tupac Immortalised In Wax

TUPAC SHAKUR is to be immortalised in wax in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the rap legend was shot dead a decade ago. The new Venetian Hotel sculpture, which will be unveiled next month (05APR06), will...

Shakur Was Abraham Lincoln's Top General

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR used to be the right-hand man of assassinated US president ABRAHAM LINCOLN, a famous medium claims. World-renowned psychic VICTORIA BULLIS has contacted Shakur from beyond the grave for a piece...

Cash Tops Dead Stars List

Country legend JOHNNY CASH has topped a new list of Awesomely Dead Rock Stars. The WALK THE LINE singer beat rapper NOTORIOUS BIG and one-time labelmate ELVIS PRESLEY to claim the number one spot...

Tupac Gets Las Vegas Waxwork

Slain rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR is to be immortalised by sculptors at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas waxwork museum. The effigy will be erected as part of their new On Stage exhibition and will capture...

Jay-z And Nas Settled Feud For Hip-hop's Sake

Heavyweight rappers JAY-Z and NAS ended their long-running feud last year (05) in a bid to bring peace and love to the hip-hop world. The IF I RULED THE WORLD star was persuaded to...

Politician Fights For Tupac Top Honour

Georgia politician CYNTHIA McKINNEY is leading a charge to get controversial rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life story inducted into America's National Archive. McKinney has introduced a bill before the United States Congress that would require...

Mos Def Takes Aim At Knight Over Tupac Murder

MOS DEF sparked a new rap war of words on Thursday night (3NOV05) when he delivered a tirade against music mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT during a show in Los Angeles. The usually mild-mannered rapper-turned-actor...

Late Rap Rivals' Mums Work On The Rift With New Track

The mothers of late rap rivals NOTORIOUS BIG and TUPAC SHAKUR are bringing their feuding sons together from beyond the grave - by collaborating on a new track for a hits compilation. BIG's mother...

Shakur's Chilling Last Interview To Air

Rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR's final TV interview is to air in its entirety for the first time next week (beg31OCT05) - as part of US cable channel BET's 25th anniversary celebrations. In the chilling...

Cannon: 'Tupac Will Be Greater Than Elvis'

NICK CANNON believes slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR will one day become more iconic than rock 'n' roll star ELVIS PRESLEY. The rapper/actor was devastated when he heard Shakur was murdered in 1996, and...

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