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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...

5th December 2007

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...

30th November 2007

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...

6th November 2007

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...

31st 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...

30th October 2007

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...

24th October 2007

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...

18th October 2007

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...

28th August 2007

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...

24th 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'...

24th July 2007

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...

9th July 2007

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...

25th May 2007

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...

23rd April 2007

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...

18th 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...

29th March 2007

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...

27th March 2007

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...

11th March 2007

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...

9th March 2007

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...

12th February 2007

The Things They Say 3914

"There's just one number one spot in hip-hop and everyone's fighting for it. When it becomes tragic like TUPAC (SHAKUR) and BIGGIE (NOTORIOUS B.I.G.), that's bad. I'm not shooting at 50 and he's not shooting...

29th January 2007

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...

22nd January 2007

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...

12th December 2006

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...

29th November 2006

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...

29th November 2006

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...

28th October 2006

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...

24th October 2006

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...

4th October 2006

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....

4th October 2006

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....

2nd October 2006

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...

8th September 2006

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AC DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Threats To Kill And Drug Possession

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Charli XCX Labels Music Industry "Uncreative"

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Zayn Malik Breaks Month Long Twitter Silence With Thank You To Supporters

After nearly a month of social media silence, former One Direction member...

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Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin...

"They're Dinosaurs; Wow Enough": Second 'Jurassic World' Trailer Revealed

Topping off what’s been an awesome seven days for new movie trailers...

Rita Ora To Reprise Her Role As Mia Grey In The Fifty Shades Sequels

Despite uttering only four lines of dialogue in the first Fifty Shades of...

First Taste Of 'Batman V Superman': Someone's Going To Bleed [Trailer + Pictures]

The first trailer for the DC crossover movie 'Batman v Superman...

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