AHH Stray News: Marc Ecko Lands Celebs, B.I.G., One. Be. Lo., Jay-Z

Marc Ecko and Atari announced the lineup of voiceover talent

that will be featured in the new video game “Marc Ecko’s Getting

Up: Contents Under Pressure.” Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, MC Serch,

The RZA, Rosario Dawson, Charlie Murphy and others will add their voice to the

game. “It was important for us to work with talent that would best represent

the eclectic mix of characters found in New Radius," Marc Ecko said in

a statement. "From the beginning, we set out to create a game that provides

consumers with an unbelievable entertainment experience while opening a window

into a sub-culture that has previously been ignored." “Marc Ecko’s

Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure” will be available for Xbox, PS2 and

PC in Autumn.

The life of the Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace is coming

to the big screen, as Fox Searchlight has secured the rights to deceased rapper’s

life. Journalist Cheo Hodari Coker has been tapped to write the script of the

movie. Coker wrote B.I.G.’s bio titled "Unbelievable: The Life, Death,

and Afterlife of the Notorious B.I.G." Wallace was gunned down on March

9, 1997 in Los Angeles. The rapper’s former managers Mark Pitts and Wayne

Barrow have signed on to produce the flick.

Indie emcee One.Be.Lo. has added over 60 tour dates and a spot on the Vans Warped

Tour to support his recently released album S.O.N.O.G.R.A.M. Reppin

Pontiac, Michigan, Be.Lo. has found himself on the road since January, but has

realized the importance of touring. “I view touring as a way of life,

not a job,” he says. “The best way to promote myself is to stand

in front of an audience and give them the whole package; audio, visual, my personality,

etc.” Be.Lo. is the first officially signed artist on Fat Beats Records

and originally came up as a member of the group Binary Star. They released a

critically acclaimed independent album called Master of the Universe.

One. has also been busy establishing his own label called Subterraneous Records.

Jay-Z and Kayne West are heading to Toronto, Canada to tape an exclusive edition

of the “Live@Much” series. VJ Rick Campanelli will conduct a live

interview with Jay-Z, Kanye West and new Rocafella artists Rihanna and Teairra

Mari. The interview takes place July 29th at 8pm. Viewers will be able to phone

in questions for the superstar rappers via email, text and phone.

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