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AHH Stray News: Dre And Snoop In Singapore, Bow Wow Tax Troubles, Younger Rappers Join Furious 5

Dre and Snoop

(AllHipHop News)Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will make an appearance together at the 2011 and the Mnet Asian Music Awards taking place tomorrow (November 29), in Singapore, Spain. The pair will appear at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, where the Mnet Asian Music Awards are being held. The event will honor a number of top K-Pop artists, along with a number of J-Pop singers. will.I.am and apl.de.ap will perform during the four-hour ceremony. Snoop Dogg has been expanding into the Asian market, through a recent collaboration with K-Pop group Blush on the the track “Undivided.” A live telecast of the Mnet Asian Music Awards will air on Channel U starting at 4:00PM.

Rapper/actor Bow Wow is the latest artist to run afoul of the IRS, TMZ.com reports. Bow Wow, born Shad Gregory Moss, owes $91,105.61 to the government for back taxes accrued in the state of Florida for the year 2006. As a result, the government filed a tax lien against Bow Wow, who is signed to Cash Money Records/Young Money Records. At press time, Bow Wow is preparing to release his Young Money/Cash Money debut, Underrated. The album was due in stores on December 6, but has since been delayed until 2012. In a new blog post, Bow Wow brushed off reports of financial trouble and explained the reason Underrated has been delayed. “I know yall want this album just as much as I want to deliver it,” Bow Wow said in a new blog
Post. “The thing is tour just ended like 3 n half weeks ago. I left studio to tour which of course set me back. I have to mix all the records which I have just now kinda started.”

A new generation of rappers will join Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five for a rendition of the group’s classic single “The Message” during “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.” Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco and Common will hit the stage to perform “The Message” alongside Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Melle Mel and rapper Scorpio. The rappers are celebrating Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s induction into the Gramy Hall of Fame for the classic 1982 single. Other performers during the evening include Ludacris, Usher, Rihanna, Jason Aldean, Lady Gaga, Valerie Simpson, Mike Stoller, Sugarland and others, while Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry are among the presenters. The one-hour special takes place live on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The show will also air on CBS from 10-11 p.m.

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