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Diddy Gets Sued Over Alleged Oscar Fight

Sean "Diddy" Combs is being sued by a man who claims the Bad Boy CEO "unlawfully attacked, assaulted and battered" him during a post-Oscar party last week in Hollywood, CA. In a lawsuit filed Mar. 2 in Los Angeles and obtained by tmz.com, Gerald Rechnitzer, 27, claims he was at Teddy’s nightclub at the Roosevelt… Read more »

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Kanye West Heads To Kuala Lumpur, Eats Like A King

Rap superstar Kanye West will head to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for a performance at Stadium Negara, on Apr. 8. West, 29, is expected to perform material from his platinum selling albums The College Dropout and Late Registration, as well as selections from his upcoming album, Graduation. The rapper will be accompanied by a female string… Read more »

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LL Cool J In Negotiations To Endorse Chapstick

Rap superstar LL Cool J is in negotiations to represent popular lip balm brand, Chapstick.The negotiations are part of a brand extension strategy for artists LL Cool J and 50 Cent, which is being launched by Violator Artist Management.According to industry trade magazine Brand Week, both LL Cool J and 50 Cent are seeking to… Read more »

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Tyrese Launches ‘The Alter Ego Tour’

Rapper/actor/singer Tyrese Gibson will launch "The Alter Ego Tour" tonight (Mar. 3) at BB Kings in New York City. The tour, which is presented by VH1 Soul, will feature Tyrese showcasing songs from his latest album, Alter Ego. The double album features Tyrese singing on one CD and rapping as "Black Ty" on the other…. Read more »

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Kelis Arrested In South Beach

Singer/Songwriter Kelis Rogers-Jones was placed under arrest Thursday night (Mar. 1) in South Beach, Miami for disorderly contact and resisting arrest. The 27 year-old Harlem native was seen yelling profanities and attempting to charge at local police, who were taking part in an investigation and prostitution sting. After several warnings from police, Kelis was eventually… Read more »

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C-Murder Trial Postponed, Gag Order Eased

The murder trial of New Orleans rapper Corey “C-Murder” Miller was postponed, due to numerous pending pretrial motions. Miller was slated to go on trial on Monday (Feb. 28), but after a closed meeting with attorneys for both sides, Judge Martha Sassone postponed the trial and a new date has not yet been set. Miller… Read more »

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Midi Mafia Lending Support and Beats for New Deemi Album

Platinum production team Midi Mafia is spreading its wings beyond the rap circle with new R&B singer Deemi. The production duo is crafting beats for the Brooklyn-based songstress’ forthcoming debut release Soundtrack of My Life, which hits stores on Dangerous LLC/Family Ties Entertainment. The video for the album’s title track, which is also the lead… Read more »

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Timbaland To Host Fundraiser For Hillary Clinton

Rapper Timbaland is planning to host a fundraiser for Former First Lady and Presidential hopeful, Hillary Rodham Clinton this month in Miami, FL. According to The Miami Herald, Timbaland will host the fundraiser on Mar. 31, the last day of the first-quarter fund-raising period for Presidential candidates. Former United States President Bill Clinton is also… Read more »

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Chopper Stands Trial on Assault Charges, Wanted in Maryland

Former Bad Boy Entertainment rapper Chopper is slated to appear in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday (March 6), the result of assault charges leveled against him. The court appearance stems from Chopper’s recent arrest in Gwinett County Ga. for an incident involving his girlfriend. According to sources, the girlfriend called her sister after arguing with Chopper… Read more »

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Saigon Pleads Not Guilty To Harassing Ex-Girlfriend

Rapper/actor Saigon appeared in Clarkstown Justice Center in New City, New York yesterday (Feb. 28) and pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, stemming from an incident in Dec. 2006.In a complaint filed with Clarkstown police, Saigon, 26, is accused of pouring a beer over the head and face of… Read more »

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