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Brothers Who Discovered Eminem Sue Dr. Dre, Interscope For Millions

Mark and Jeff Bass, the Detroit brothers responsible for discovering Eminem, have filed a lawsuit against Aftermath, Interscope and Dr. Dre’s Ary Inc., claiming the companies have failed to pay millions of dollars in royalties.   The Bass brothers’ Michigan-based F.B.T. Productions, along with Em2M LLC, claim that the labels have failed to pay at… Read more »

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VH1 Greenlights TV Shows For Snoop, Luke, New York, Margaret Cho

VH1 has greenlighted seven new productions including shows featuring Snoop Dogg, Luke Campbell, Tiffany “New York” Pollard and comedian Margaret Cho, the network announced today (March 6).The network announced four new “Celebreality” sitcoms, including eight episodes of Luke’s Parental Advisory and 10 episodes of New York’s new show “New York Goes to Hollywood.”Luke’s Parental Advisory… Read more »

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Patrick Swayze Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

Actor and one-time aspiring rapper Patrick Swayze has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer and may only have six months to live, according to reports.   Swayze has starred in a number of classics, including The Outsiders, Dirty Dancing, Roadhouse, Steel Dawn and others.   The 55-year-old actor admitted to experimenting with Hip-Hop as early… Read more »

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Brooklyn Rapper Gravy Selected To Play B.I.G.

Brooklyn rapper Jamal “Gravy” Woolard has been chosen to play slain Hip-Hop superstar The Notorious B.I.G. in the upcoming movie, titled Notorious.   Representatives for the rapper confirmed with AllHipHop.com that Gravy landed the role over hundreds of hopefuls tried out for the part.     Notorious is set to start filming on March 24 in New… Read more »

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Style Wars Director Dies Of Cancer

Tony Silver, the director behind the legendary Hip-Hop movie Style Wars died last month from cancer. Silver, who directed and co-produced Style Wars with Henry Chalfont, died of cancer at the age of 72 at his home in Los Angeles on February 1. Style Wars originally aired on PBS in 1983 and captured New York… Read more »

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Fabolous Teams With Crocs For Tour

Hip-Hop star Fabolous and rock band OneRepublic have signed on to help promote the Crocs brand, an emerging designer and manufacturer of footwear for men, women and children.   As part of the deal, the two chart-topping acts will embark on the Croc’s Next Step Campus Tour, which kicks off April 10 at Florida International… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Kevin Liles Honored

Warner Music executive Kevin Liles was honored on Sunday March 2 in front of several hundred industry insiders and their families at the annual TJ Martell Foundation’s 9th Annual Family Day in New York’s Roseland Ballroom. The foundation has helped to bring awareness and raise funds for research and treatment for cancer, leukemia, and AIDS…. Read more »

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