AHH Stray News: Rev Run, Ms. Dynamite, Roots Manuva, So Solid

Reverend Run recently

recorded a song with British reality TV show contestants, Liberty X. Liberty X

gained fame on Simon Cowell’s first British talent show "Pop Stars,"

which later evolved into “American Idol.” The collaboration came about

after Liberty X covered Kool & The Gang’s hit “Cherish.”

Robert “Kool” Bell and Run are associates and Bell convinced the Reverend

to lay down a verse on the track titled “A Song For Lovers,” which

was recorded in Denmark.

Assault charges

against Ms. Dynamite were dropped on Thursday, November 25th. The U.K. singer/rapper

was charged with slapping a 23-year-old woman in a London restaurant on September

17th. London police said that no further action would be taken.

South London Rapper

Roots Manuva, is set to drop a new album next year, titled Awfully Deep.

The release is the critically acclaimed rapper’s fourth album. The first

single, "Colossal Insight," is currently on the BBC Radio 1's play

list, during Zane Lowe's evening show - a big step for UK Hip-Hop. No official

date has been set for the new album.

So Solid Crew rapper

Dwayne “Megaman” Vincent was officially charged with murder following

the shooting of a man in South London earlier this month. Vincent will appear

at the Camberwell Magistrates Court and is also facing weapons charges. Police

accuse Vincent and an associate of gunning down the man in what officials have

labeled a gangland slaying.