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Blues Star Johnson Sues Jackson, Smith + Shakur

Blues singer SYL JOHNSON is suing stars including MICHAEL JACKSON, WILL SMITH and TUPAC SHAKUR for copyright infringement, claiming they illegally sampled his song DIFFERENT STROKES without giving him credit for the track. The veteran...

Shakur's Hummer To Be Auctioned Off

The family of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR is selling off one of the late star's most treasured automobiles for $200,000 (GBP100,000). The Hummer H1 was originally donated to a raffle by American TV station B.E.T....

Head Of Death Row Security Again Denies He Helped Kill Rapper

The former head of security at Death Row Records has again denied allegations he was involved in the murder of rapper TUPAC SHAKUR. Reggie Wright Jr. disputes claims made by the hip-hop superstar's former bodyguard...

Shakur's Mother Fires Back At Trademark Infringement Accusations

LATEST: TUPAC SHAKUR's defiant mother has fired back at claims she stole a designer's branded logo, and now she's attempting to strip him of his trademark. Last month (Nov07), clothing designer Isaiah Israel accused Shakur...

Tupac's Mother Accused Of Trademark Infringement

AFENI SHAKUR, the mother of late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR, is facing legal action from clothing designer ISAIAH ISRAEL after accusations of trademark infringement. Israel claims Shakur used his Marco Bellini clothing line logo, which he...

Suspect Charged With Defacing Tupac Statue

LATEST: One man has been charged in connection with the vandalism of a statue of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR. Kenneth Anthony Wilson, 43, was arrested by DeKalb County police in Georgia last Thursday (01Nov07) after...

Elvis Named Richest Dead Celeb

Elvis has been named the year's highest-earning dead celebrity, with John Lennon coming a close second in a bizarre new poll.According to a list from financial site Forbes.com, the Jailhouse Rock singer has earned approximately...

By on 31 October 2007

Madonna Wanted Tupac To Father Her Child?

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR almost had a child with pop superstar MADONNA, according to a new book. Madonna: Like an Icon, written by Lucy O'Brien, claims the Like a Prayer hitmaker considered starting a family...

Shakur Statue Vandalised

A statue of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has been vandalised in Georgia. Vandals defaced the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, and tied a noose around the neck of the bronze...

Shakur's Bodyguard Was Fbi Agent

TUPAC SHAKUR's former bodyguard has revealed he was an undercover FBI agent during his time with the slain rapper. Speaking at the launch of new documentary Tupac Assassination: Conspiracy Or Revenge? in Los Angeles on...

Filmmaker Shocked By Tupac Revelations

Filmmaker R.J. BOND and TUPAC SHAKUR's former bodyguard FRANK ALEXANDER have teamed up to make an explosive new documentary about the night the rap icon lost his life. The odd couple made Pac, Tupac: Assassination...

Legal Battle Over Tupac Recordings

Tupac Shakur's mother is launching a legal battle over claims her son's unreleased recordings will be sold as part of a bankruptcy agreement.Afeni Shakur has attempted to get an injunction in a US court after...

By on 24 July 2007

Shakur's Mother Fights Death Row In Bankruptcy Court

The mother of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR is fighting to prevent his former label from selling previously unreleased tracks in an effort to settle Death Row Records' bankruptcy case. Former Death Row boss Marion 'Suge'...

Shakur's Mother's Home Burns Down

The home of late hip hop star TUPAC SHAKUR's mother has burned down. The Robeson County, North Carolina house caught fire at around 7pm on Friday (06Jul07) and has been declared a "total loss" by...

Daddy Yankee: 'I Won't End Up Like 2pac'

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has no fears he will end up like slain rappers 2PAC and NOTORIOUS B.I.G. because people are too scared of him. The Rompe hitmaker, 30, - who was shot in the...

Williams Sues Over Tupac Track

R+B singer ESTHER WILLIAMS has filed a $10 million (GBP5.1 million) lawsuit against TUPAC SHAKUR's company over claims the rapper stole her lyrics. Williams claims the slain rapper used lines from her 1976 single Last...

Suspect Named In Jam Master Jay Killing

US prosecutors have named a suspect in the murder of Jam Master Jay, a member of the rap group Run DMC, who was killed in his recording studio in 2002.Court papers identify Ronald Washington as...

By on 18 April 2007

Knight: 'I Was Moving Home, Not Being Evicted'

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has rubbished reports he was evicted from his Los Angeles apartment last week (23MAR07), insisting he was just moving home. Reports emerged on Tuesday (27MAR07) alleging that several law enforcement...

Knight Evicted From La Home

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has been evicted from his Los Angeles condominium. Reports allege several law enforcement agents arrived at Knight's luxury home on Wilshire Boulevard on Friday (23MAR07) to assist with the eviction...

Diddy + Snoop Promote Peace + Friendship On Rap Tour

Former rap rivals SNOOP DOGG and SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS staged a peace summit in Finland on Friday (09MAR07) as they joined forces to launch a European tour. The rappers, who were once bitter rivals in...

Knight: An End To Death Row?

DEATH ROW RECORDS founder MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is moving on with life - and leaving the notorious West Coast hip hop label in the past. The 42-year-old rap mogul - who is responsible for the...

Thandie Thought Tupac's Crucifix Was A Penis

Actress THANDIE NEWTON offered up her filthy thoughts to one-time co-star TUPAC SHAKUR when she asked about the penis tattooed on the rapper's arm. The British star was working with Shakur on 1997 film GRIDLOCK'D...

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....

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