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Jay-Z Planning New J Hotels Venture

Mogul Jay-Z has invested in a real estate development venture named J Hotels, that recently purchased a $66 million dollar mid-block parcel in Manhattan.   The New York Post reports that Jay-Z and developers Abram Shnay, his son Scott and Charles Blaichman are planning on building an art gallery or a high-end hotel, that could be… Read more »

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Pimp C Funeral Details Announced

Funeral services for UGK member Chad “Pimp C” Butler will take place Thursday (Dec. 13) at the Robert A. Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Drive , Port Arthur, TX.   Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. and will be open to the public. Out respect for Butler’s family, no cameras of any kind,… Read more »

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$3 Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against Dr. Dre Dismissed

Hip-Hop producer Dr. Dre was victorious in a second lawsuit involving the controversial “Up In Smoke” tour and DVD.   An invasion of privacy lawsuit against producer Dr. Dre over a videotaped conversation featured on the “Up In Smoke” DVD was dismissed last week, according to reports.   On December 4, 2007, Judge John A…. Read more »

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Mike Vick Sentenced To 23 Months In Prison

Suspended Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick was sentenced to 23 months in prison today (December 10) for financing a dog fighting ring and participating in the execution of dogs who were not aggressive.   Vick, 27, was once one of the highest paid players in the NFL. He appeared in court dressed in a black… Read more »

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Wyclef, Akon Team To Help Haiti, West Africa

Rapper/musician Wyclef and music executive Jimmy Rosemond will collaborate with R&B singer Akon for a series of high-profile charitable events, aimed at helping poor people in their respective countries of Haiti and Senegal.   Wyclef, Rosemond and Akon will travel to Haiti on Saturday (December 15) as part of Jean’s Yele Fest tour of local… Read more »

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