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Fergie's Son's Name Came To Her In A Dream

Fergie's name for her son came to her in a dream.The 'London Bridge' singer and husband Josh Duhamel welcomed their first son, Axl, into the world three months ago and the pop star says his...

Michael Jackson Named Top Earning Celebrity Dead Or Alive

In it's most recent list of top celebrity earners, Forbes has named Michael Jackson as the highest earning dead celebrity of the last year. With his estate earning an estimated $160 million between October 2012...

Jls And Little Mix Join Marley Brothers In Beatles Tribute

British bands Jls and Little Mix joined Bob Marley's sons to perform at a music festival in The Beatles' hometown on Sunday (25Aug13).Crowds gathered at Liverpool's Sefton Park, England to celebrate the Fab Four's birthplace...

Nick Hornby: Bob Marley Live Was Disappointing

Bob Marley's live performance was a huge disappointment, Nick Hornby has claimed.The 'High Fidelity' author admitted he can barely remember seeing the reggae legend on stage, but tries not to admit that, or how let...

Lauryn Hill Begins Three Month Stay In Prison For Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill is officially a jail bird, as the rapper/singer has begun her three month stay behind bars for tax evasion charges. According to TMZ, Hill checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury on...

Snoop Lion: 'I'm The Next Bob Marley'

Rapper-turned-reggae star Snoop Lion is convinced he was always destined to become the the next Bob Marley.The former hip-hop icon has turned to Rastafarianism following a spiritual trip to Jamaica last year (12), which gave...

M.i.a. Accuses Grammy Awards Bosses Of Stealing Her Stage Design

M.I.A. has accused Grammy Awards bosses of stealing the stage design for their Bob Marley tribute from one she debuted in Australia in January (13).The Paper Planes hitmaker has placed footage from the Grammys tribute,...

Bob Marley's Son Defends Snoop In Rastafari Row

Bob Marley's son has defended Snoop Lion following accusations he became Rastafarian for profit.The rapper was heavily criticised by members of the Rastafari community - including Bob's former bandmate Bunny Wailer - who claim he...

Rohan Marley Defends Snoop Dogg Over Rastafari Move

Bob Marley's son Rohan has jumped to the defence of rapper Snoop Dogg after one of his late father's The Wailers bandmates accused the rapper of fraudulently posing as a Rastafarian.Bunny Wailer took aim at...

Snoop Lion Accused Of Rastafarian Fakery

Snoop Lion has been accused of becoming a Rastafarian for profit.The rapper - who changed his name from Snoop Dogg last year after becoming immersed in the Rastafari movement during a visit to Jamaica -...

Bunny Wailer Disgruntled By Snoop Lion And Threatening To Sue For Being A False Rastafarian

Snoop Lion used to be called Snoop Dogg and was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr - that's a lot of names for one person to have in their lifetime. The reason behind Snoop's anthropomorphising is...

Bunny Wailer Takes Aim At Snoop Dogg For New Rastafari Persona

Bob Marley's former The Wailers bandmate Bunny Wailer has taken aim at rapper Snoop Dogg for posing as a member of the Rastafari movement after immersing himself in Jamaican culture last year (12).The hip-hop superstar...

Snoop Lion Says He Discovered Pharrell

Snoop Lion claims he discovered Pharrell Williams.The 'Drop It Like It's Hot' rapper has credited himself with helping The Neptunes producer become one of the biggest names in music by taking a chance on him...

Bob Marley's Widow Settles Trademark Lawsuit

Bob Marley's widow Rita and their nine children have settled a trademark lawsuit with the reggae legend's half-brother.The Marleys accused Richard Booker of using his connection to the late One Love hitmaker to promote fish...

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

Elizabeth Taylor Queen Of Posthumous Celeb Earnings, Toppling King-of-pop Michael Jackson From The Top Spot

After her death last year aged 79, just two years after her great friend Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor has become the world's highest grossing dead celebrity, according to Forbes. This result sees the growth of...

Aston Barrett Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Marley's musical director Aston 'family Man' Barrett has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his commitment to the industry.The bassist has been the driving force behind Marley's band The Wailers for more...

Simon Fuller Launches Parlophone Bid

Simon Fuller has launched a bid to buy Parlophone records.The manager and businessman behind 'American Idol' has partnered with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to offer £350 million for the British label, after parent company...

The Lorax Outsells All Competitors On Dvd/blu-ray

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax scored a big victory on the home-video charts last week. The animated film was not only the top seller of the week, according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert, but it sold...

Snoop Dogg Reincarnated As Bob Marley?

Snoop Dogg claims he is Bob Marley reincarnated.The hip-hop star is reinventing himself as Snoop Lion for a new reggae album, 'Reincarnated', and claims he always had a natural calling to the genre.He said: ''I...

New Fish Named After Bob Marley

Reggae great Bob Marley has been reborn - as a fish.Marine biologist Professor Paul Sikkel has named a newly-discovered parasite after the late One Love hitmaker. The gnathiid isopod is described as "a small parasitic...

Bob Marley Parasite Christened In The Caribbean

And today (July 11, 2012), we bring you the bizarre news that Bob Marley has had a parasite named after him. CBS News have reported that the crustacean, found in the Caribbean sea, has been...

Lauryn Hill Faces Prison After Pleading Guilty To Tax Charges

Singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty on Friday (June 29, 2012) to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million worth of earnings over three years.The 8-time Grammy-winner appeared at the U.S. District Court in...

Lauryn Hill's Ex To Marry Sports Illustrated Model

Lauryn Hill 's ex, Rohan Marley has announced that he is engaged to the supermodel, Isabeli Fontana. Isabeli, the former Sports Illustrated model has been dating Rohan since October last year. At 28, this will...

Isabeli Fontana Engaged To Rohan Marley

Isabeli Fontana and Rohan Marley are engaged. The model revealed she and the son of legendary musician Bob Marley are considering tying the knot in Ethiopia, where the Rastafarian movement was founded. She told Brazil's...

Akon Planning Reggae Album

R&B singer Akon is planning to change musical direction and release a reggae album after collaborating with Bob Marley's sons for his new project.The Smack That hitmaker jetted to Jamaica to work with Stephen Marley...

Movie To Open On Facebook And Theaters On Same Day

For the first time, Facebook will stream a movie online on the same day that it opens in theaters. The movie, Marley, a documentary about the late reggae singer Bob Marley, will be available for...

Stone Roses Announce Support Acts

Beady Eye, Professor Green and Primal Scream have been announced as support acts for the Stone Roses' comeback shows.The legendary 'Fool's Gold' hitmakers will play three dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29, 30...

Bob Marley Documentary Picked Up On Late Legend's Birthday

Studio bosses at Magnolia Pictures have marked what would have been Bob Marley's 67th birthday by acquiring the U.S. distribution rights to Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald's documentary about the late reggae legend.The Last King of...

Kelly Rowland And Michelle Doting Over Blue Ivy

Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams have been doting over Blue Ivy Carter.The former Destiny's Child stars have been to see their ex-bandmate and her first baby, who was born on January 7, and say both...

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