Dr. Dre has restarted his
highly anticipated solo album, Detox. The super producer put the project
on hold to produce albums for Aftermath artists Eve and Busta Rhymes. According
to published reports, the album is slated for a fall 2005 release.
“Fade to Black” earned $475,648 during its opening week in theaters.
The movie opened at just 170 sites, giving it a $2,798 per screen average that
nearly matched other high profile movie releases over the weekend.
The RZA helmed
"Blade: Trinity” soundtrack will be released two weeks before the
movie, which RZA scored, is in theaters. The album is Hip-Hop heavy and features
such artists as Wu’s Raekwon, Ghostface, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, as well
as songs by E-40, WC, Kool Keith, Lil’ Flip, Crystal Method and others.
"Blade Trinity" is in stores November 23rd.
Dame Dash will
be the man of the hour at S.H.I.N.E’s third annual fundraising event.
S.H.I.N.E, which is an acronym for Seeking Harmony in Neighborhoods Everyday,
is a national non-profit organization dedicated to ending youth violence and
promoting respect for diversity. The benefit is hosted by Angie Martinez of
New York’s Hot 97, MTV’s LaLa and B2K’s Omarion. The event
takes place in Manhattan and will feature performances by Samantha Ronson, Ryan
Leslie, Denim, MOP and twin sisters Nina Sky. Celebrity guests include Nelly,
Russell Simmons, Kevin Bacon and others.