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RUN-DMC Will Have A Final Concert As Part Of A New Documentary

RUN-DMC Will Have A Final Concert As Part Of A New Documentary

Run-Dmc has one final show left and it’s for an upcoming documentary called Run-DMC is over. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels gave the details in a recent interview “Run-DMC is over. The only way Run-DMC gets back together is if The Beatles get back together,” Darryl said, referencing their song “King of Rock.” “Can that happen?” Before they…

Lil Wayne Faces Major Disappointment in 20 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Former Manager

Lil Wayne Faces Major Disappointment in 20 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Former Manager

Lil Wayne is suing his former manager of 13 years Ronald Sweeney and has taken a major loss in the case. An appeals court rejected four of his major claims being action for fraudulent inducement, legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment, according to a report from Law.com.   Sweeney claims to have served as Wayne’s primary…

T.I. And Tiny Are Suing A Toy Company

T.I. And Tiny Are Suing A Toy Company

T.I. and his wife Tiny are suing a toymaker over the intellectual property rights of former teen pop girl group OMG Girlz. Last Friday, January 6, Tiny expressed her concern on social media calling out the toymaker for allegedly taking the group’s look for its L.O.L Surprise OMG Girls dolls.  “This is a straight up & down…

De La Soul’s Music Is Finally Coming to Streaming Services in March 2023

De La Soul’s Music Is Finally Coming to Streaming Services in March 2023

After almost a decade of legal battles De La Soul has announced that the group will make its entire catalog available on streaming services. This comes after they settled their long legal battle with Tommy Boy Records in 2021, with the group officially winning back the rights to all of their master recordings including 1989’s 3 Feet High…

Mayor’s Fund For Los Angeles Will Give $300 To Families In Need This Holiday Season.

Mayor’s Fund For Los Angeles Will Give $300 To Families In Need This Holiday Season.

Mayor Karen Bass joined the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles to announce that $1.5 million will be distributed to Los Angeles families who need help this holiday season through GIVEN, a direct-cash assistance program. To qualify for cash assistance through GIVEN, families must meet criteria that include residing in the City of Los Angeles, having a household income…

Bow Wow Beefs With Jermaine Dupri Over Who Created 106 & Park

Bow Wow Beefs With Jermaine Dupri Over Who Created 106 & Park

On a recent podcast, Jermaine Dupri said that he came up with the idea of 106 & Park for Bow Wow because there wasn’t a video show like MTV’s TRL. “106 & Park was created by me,” Dupree said “I created the show for Bow Wow. I was watching MTV and they had TRL. They catered to NSYNC, The Backstreet Boys and anything White…

Birdman Is Changing His Name In 2023

Birdman Is Changing His Name In 2023

Birdman will be Birdman no more he says in 2023 he is changing his name. “In February 2023, I won’t be Williams no more. I’ll be Bryan Christopher Brooks,” he explained. “He a Patterson, I’m a Williams. 2023 I’m changing my name. “I was born Bryan Brooks. My momma died and my daddy came and got…

Snoop Dogg Talks About When Nipsey Hussle Turned Down The Straight Outta Compton Role

Snoop Dogg Talks About When Nipsey Hussle Turned Down The Straight Outta Compton Role

Straight Outta Compton is one of the greatest music biopics ever made. Much thought was put into the movie’s characters and who played them. The film has appearances of other famous rappers, such as 2Pac and Snoop Dogg, played by Lakeith Stanfield. But before Stanfield was up for the role, producers wanted to cast Nipsey Hussle. Snoop…

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