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Music Review: Mariah Carey – Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel

Mariah Carey, comedian? Jokes have never been Carey’s forte, but on her 12th album, she gets in touch with her funny bone, adding a cheeky marching-band coda to the thumping club jam “Up Out My Face,” threatening to out a cheating lover on national...

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Movie Review: More Than a Game

There are times when documentaries can be the most mystifying types of films out there. In fact, compared to fictional movies, a lot of documentaries go about things backwards. In many cases, directors only have a vague idea of the story they want to tell,...

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Music Review: Fat Joe: Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E. 2)

Fat Joe has consistently dropped albums since his 1993 debut, Represent, but on his ninth solo look, Cook Coke Crack revisits his most successful effort: 2001’s near-platinum Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.). Back then, it was R. Kelly (“We Thuggin’”) and...

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Top Stories
Friday, 16 October 2009
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50 Cent Breaks VH1 Record

50 Cent‘s recent “Behind The Music” episode on VH1 has reportedly made ratings history for the music network. According to 50 Cent‘s website (ThisIs50.com), the G-Unit general’s episode racked in the highest premiere ratings since the...

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Diddy Loses 20k Ring at 106th & Park

Hey you! By chance were you at Diddy’s BET taping of ‘106 & Park’ and just so happen to come across a $20,000 dollar ring? Because if so, Diddy might like it back. As the New York Post reports, a typical taping of this show...

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Toni Braxton Facing Foreclosure

According to TMZ, Toni Braxton is facing foreclosure on her Century City, California home: Pop diva Toni Braxton has been battling health problems for the last few years — and she might need all her strength to pack up her stuff and move … cause...

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Ice Cube: I Am Hip Hop Honoree – BET Hip Hop Awards 09

Ice Cube is hip-hop. The rap icon’s rise to pop culture prominence mirrors that of the genre itself. Like hip-hop, Cube grew out of the bleak ghetto and emerged as a global star. Born O’Shea Jackson in South Central Los Angeles, Calif., in 1969, he...

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Trina Sits Down With XXL, Talks Boss Lady

From her 2000 debut, Da Baddest Bitch, to last year’s Still Da Baddest, Trina has never been afraid to state her position in hip-hop. On her upcoming album, Amazin’, (tentatively scheduled for March 30) the Diamond Princess is taking a glamorous turn from...

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Lupe Fiasco Talks New Track With Anthony Kiedis

Give it away, give it away, give it away now. Lupe Fiasco recently took to his MySpace blog to speak on his new song, “Solar Midnight,” for the New Moon Soundtrack. The song, which appears as a bonus track on the movie’s OST, apparently takes...

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R&B Corner
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Trey Songz, Drake Have 'Talked About' Making A Joint Album

Aside from embarking on his first headlining tour, Trey Songz is already contemplating a new project with the help of longtime friend Drake. Songz recently spoke about their friendship and the possibility of releasing a joint album with the rapper. Songz, who was...