AHH Stray News: Biz Markie, Jeezy, Ice Cube

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Biz Markie will be featured in Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up,

an uncensored stand-up original comedy showcase featuring some of the nation’s

most talented young comedians. The show, executive produced by Lawrence and hosted

by stand-up comic Doug Williams, will premiere on Apr. 18 on the Starz channel

as part of the “Starz Comedy Hour.”Young

Jeezy will release his third album Young Jeezy Presents USDA: Cold Summer

on May 22nd on his Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) label. The mixtape-style

album will feature production from CTE’s stable of up-and-coming producers like

Sanchez, Nazty, Midnight Black and Drumma Boy, who produced the album’s first

single called "White Girl." Jeezy is currently out on the road headlining

the national "Street Dream" tour and starting today, fans will be able

to check out exclusive footage of the group on the road on USDA TV, a YouTube

channel set up by CTE: www.youtube.com/usdatvStarz

Entertainment is celebrating the contributions of Ice Cube to the acting game

starting the week of Apr. 1, by showing films dedicated to the actor on Starz

and Starz InBlack. The special two-day film tribute will coincide with the theatrical

release of his new film Are We Done Yet?, which hits theaters April 4.

On Monday, April 2, Starz kicks off "Stars on Starz" with a 14-and-a-half

minute exclusive On the Set: Are We Done Yet?, and will then feature two

of Ice Cube’s hit films, Are We There Yet?, followed by xXx: State of

the Union. The following day will feature Ice Cube hosting Close Up With

… Ice Cube, a marathon of five of his filmson Starz InBlack, including

Higher Learning, Are We There Yet?xXx: State of the Union,

and Master P.’s comedy I Got the Hook-Up, which features a cameo appearance

by Ice Cube.

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