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Tupac Movie: Oscar Nominee John Singleton Signs On

Posted February 26, 2014 by jmurray

Academy Award nominated director John Singleton has signed on to direct, re-write, and produce the Tupac Shakur biofilm by Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. The long-discussed film project is about the late rapper (sometimes known as 2Pac) will begin production this summer. Singleton will work with Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft to revise their [...]

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Back At It: Finally, An Outkast Reunion

Posted January 13, 2014 by jmurray

Groundbreaking hip-hop duo Outkast is finally giving the fans the reunion they’ve been asking for. The rap duo, made up of performers Antwan “Big Boi” Patton and André “3000″ Benjamin, will celebrate their 20th anniversary by headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April before embarking on a full tour. The Outkast tour [...]

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50 Cent: “I Don’t Have Homophobia!”

Posted October 9, 2013 by jmurray

Rapper 50 Cent is making a declaration that his is not anti-gay. The hip-hop star, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, addressed the issue while recently promoting his new Sundance Channel series, “Dream School.” “I don’t have homophobia. I never did,” 50 Cent told the website TheWrap. The rap star is the producer of the [...]

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Splitsville: Outkast’s Big Boi Getting A Divorce

Posted October 1, 2013 by jmurray

Outkast rapper Big Boi is headed for a divorce. His wife, Sherlita Patton filed for divorce from the hip-hop star (whose real name is Antwan Patton) earlier this week. In the documents filed in a Georgia court, Sherlita said their marriage is “irretrievably broken.” The couple wed in February 2002 and has two kids – [...]

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American Made: Jay-Z Concert Documentary To Air On TV

Posted September 3, 2013 by jmurray

Jay-Z’s two-day music festival Made In America has been captured on film and the documentary will now air on Showtime. On Oct. 11, the cable network will premiere the Philadelphia-based festival that included performances by Kanye West, Jill Scott, Drake, Pearl Jam, Janelle Monae, Run-DMC, D’Angelo, Wale, Rick Ross and other music stars. The hip-hop [...]

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Flight Fallout: Wale Put Off American Airlines Plane

Posted July 25, 2013 by jmurray

Rap star Wale has major beef with American Airlines and has vowed never to fly the carrier again. The Washington, DC-bred entertainer was put off a New York-bound American flight on Tuesday night after a flight attendant accused him of having his cell phone on. Wale sounded off on Twitter following the incident and shared [...]

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Flo Rida: He’s Not The Baby’s Daddy

Posted July 8, 2013 by jmurray

On June 24, AlwaysAList.com reported that rapper Flo Rida had fathered a two-year-old child by a woman named Gloria Holloway because the Florida Department of Revenue had filed legal documents requesting the hip-hop star’s financial records in an effort to determine his child support payments. Typically, a state requesting financial records is indication that they [...]

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Life Goes On: Tupac Shakur To Live On Broadway

Posted July 3, 2013 by jmurray

A production called “Holler If Ya Hear Me” featuring music by the late rapper Tupac Shakur is currently being workshopped with plans to make a Broadway debut later this year to run during the 2013-2014 stage season. A developmental workshop is currently underway in the New York City for the production and is being directed [...]

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Fat Joe: Headed To Prison For Tax Evasion

Posted June 25, 2013 by jmurray

Rapper Fat Joe has been sentenced to four months behind bars for failing to pay more than $1 million in income taxes. The 42-year-old hip-hop star (real name: Joseph Cartagena) pled guilty back in December to failing to pay the Internal Revenue Service for taxes owed in 2007 and 2008. Fat Joe faced up to [...]

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Paternity Proven: Flo Rida Is The Father

Posted June 24, 2013 by jmurray

Looks like rap star Flo Rida may have fathered a child he originally claimed he did not. Court documents have been uncovered by TMZ revealing that the Florida Department of Revenue has filed legal documents requesting the hip-hop star’s financial records in an effort to determine his child support payments. Despite Flo Rida (real name: [...]

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