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Celebrity Birthdays, September 10

September 10th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Dan Castellaneta voices Homer Simpson
Happy Birthday to My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way (1980), actor Ryan Phillippe (1974), "Donnie Darko" actor James Duval (1972), actor Jonathon Schaech (1969), British film director Guy Ritchie (1968), rapper Big Daddy Kane (1968), Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson (1963), "Shakespeare in Love" actor Colin Firth (1960), film director Chris Columbus (1958), "Simpsons" voice actor Dan Castellaneta (1958), Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey (1957), actress Amy Irving (1953), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (1950), TV journalist Bill O'Reilly (1949), "To Sir, With Love" actress Judy Geeson (1948), ...
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UGK Releases Star Studded 26-Song Double CD August 7

August 6th, 2007 3:37pm EDT
UGK
New York, NY – Jive recording artists UGK, universally regarded as the true voices of the south by hip-hop royalty Jay-Z, OutKast, and hip-hop luminaries, release their highly anticipated seventh album UGK (Underground Kingz) on August 7. UGK (Underground Kingz) will also be available as a limited-edition 26-song, two-CD set, with bonus DVD.

After a nearly two decade long career, UGK brings to you a double CD collection that enlists a veritable "who's who" from the hip-hop and R&B universe; T.I., Rick Ross, Slim Thug, Charlie Wilson, Raheem DeVaughn, Three 6 Mafia, Willy D, OutKast, ...
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Check Out Papoose's Latest, "Bang It Out," Featuring Snoop

July 30th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Papoose
Born and raised in the notorious Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, Papoose took his first jabs at being a rapper at the young age of 11. Given the name by his grandmother meaning "Indian baby", whom he resembled as a child, Papoose is the true definition of a real MC. Inspired by rap legends Rakim, Kool-G-Rap and Big Daddy Kane, he has been well respected in the underground street circuit for a long period of time now. Papoose has survived the trappings and politics of the rap industry, which uses gimmicks as well as fake street and jail images to sell records and destroy the essenc...
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Planet Asia To Release 'Jewelry Box Sessions: The Album' June 26

June 10th, 2007 3:00pm EDT
Planet Asia
As hip-hop culture progresses into its fourth decade, several artists long for the Golden Era of rap. Rappers of this time (the mid and late 1980s) strove to be the best lyricist and typically accented their wardrobes by wearing hefty gold chains, as evidenced by such MCs as Rakim, Big Daddy Kane and Slick Rick. Consider Planet Asia a torchbearer for the rebirth of the Golden Era.

The veteran Fresno, California rapper's latest opus, Planet Asia as "Medallions" Jewelry Box Sessions: The Album, will be released on his own Gold Chain Music label June 26 and reflects the innovative, lyr...
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The Legendary James Brown Tops List of BET's Top 25 Dancers of All Time

April 10th, 2007 12:18pm EDT
James Brown
On April 6 the ultimate dance off hit television screens nationwide with the premiere of BET's Top 25 Dancers. Hosted by R&B phenom and #4 on the top 25 list, Chris Brown with choreographer extraordinaire, Fatima Robinson, this sizzling addition of the countdown series put an end to the battle of ages by crowning James Brown the undisputed top dancer of all time.

COMPLETE LIST OF TOP 25 DANCERS:

1) James Brown

2) Michael Jackson

3) Nicholas Brothers

4) Chris Brown

5) Janet Jackson

6) Prince

7) MC Hammer

8) Savion Glover

9) Beyonce

10) The Temptations

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UGK's Long Waited New Album Pushed Back; Double-Disc Will Be Released On Feb. 27

December 4th, 2006 12:16pm EST
UGK
Jive recording artist UGK’s seventh album has been pushed back to February 27, 2007. The double set “U.G.K. Underground Kingz” was originally scheduled to drop on December 19, 2006.

The album features 26 new tracks by the Houston duo and lists production by UGK’s own Pimp C, as well as Atlanta hit makers Jazzy Pha and Lil Jon. New York super producer Swizz Beatz adds some East Coast flavor to the double package. Scarface produced 3 tracks. Pimp C’s production is filled with the live instruments that always distinguished the group original sound. The album features a fleet of guests th...
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UGK Drops Long Awaited New Album On December 19; Double Album Features 20 Brand New Tracks

November 15th, 2006 4:52pm EST
UGK
Jive recording artist UGK returns after a long hiatus with their long awaited seventh album "U.G.K. Underground Kingz." Group members Bun B and Pimp C return with a double album that features twenty new tracks.

The album lists production by UGK's own Pimp C, as well as Atlanta hit makers Jazzy Pha and Lil Jon. New York super producer Swizz Beats adds some East Coast flavor to the double package. Scarface produced 3 tracks. Pimp C's production is filled with the live instruments that always distinguishes the groups original sound. The album features a fleet of guests that includes Ri...
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Cadillac Don and J Money's "Look At Me" In Stores November 7

November 2nd, 2006 9:59am EST
Cadillac Don and J Money
The history of Southern hip hop is replete with duos that have made an indelible mark on rap music and popular culture. Over the years, legendary artists such as UGK, Outkast, 8Ball & MJG have moved crowds as well as millions of units while, at the same time, helping to set the foundation for the current explosion of Southern hip hop.

"We have listened to music all our lives and groups like 8Ball & MJG and UGK have been nothing but and inspiration to us! We feel like we want to continue the history and continue to take hip hop to another level along with these other great artist that h...
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UGK Drops Long Awaited New Album On December 19; Double Album Features 20 New Tracks

October 29th, 2006 9:30am EST
UGK
Jive recording artist UGK returns after a long hiatus with their long awaited seventh album "U.G.K. Underground Kingz." Group members Bun B and Pimp C return with a double album that features twenty new tracks.

The album lists production by UGK's own Pimp C, as well as Atlanta hit makers Jazze Pha and Lil Jon. New York super producer Swizz Beatz adds some East Coast flavor to the double package. Scarface produced 3 tracks. Pimp C's production is filled with the live instruments that always distinguishes the groups original sound. The album features a fleet of guests that includes Ri...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 10

September 10th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Dan Castellaneta voices Homer Simpson
Happy Birthday to My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way (1980), actor Ryan Phillippe (1974), "Donnie Darko" actor James Duval (1972), actor Jonathon Schaech (1969), British film director Guy Ritchie (1968), rapper Big Daddy Kane (1968), Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson (1963), "Shakespeare in Love" actor Colin Firth (1960), film director Chris Columbus (1958), "Simpsons" voice actor Dan Castellaneta (1958), Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey (1957), actress Amy Irving (1953), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (1950), TV journalist Bill O'Reilly (1949), "To Sir, With Love" actress Judy Geeson (1948), ...
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Check Out 'Dave Chappelle's Block Party' On-Demand July 13

July 4th, 2006 8:10am EDT
Summer is off to a great start with Dave Chappelle's Block Party premiering on demand and pay-per-view July 13. A genuine crowd-pleaser, the film spotlights comedy superstar Dave Chappelle as he presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party.

The unprecedented combination of comedy and music was shot on location. In addition to Chappelle performing all-new material, the stellar roster of artists includes Kanye West, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Dead Prez, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, the Roots, Cody ChesnuTT, Big Daddy Kane, and - reunited for thei...
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Little Brother Announces First Round Of US Tour Dates

January 19th, 2006 1:44am EST
Little Brother
ABB/Atlantic recording group Little Brother has announced the first leg of dates for their highly anticipated North American tour. The itinerary -- which sees the North Carolina hip-hop trio supporting Fort Minor -- follows the group's critically acclaimed 2005 Atlantic debut, The Minstrel Show (click for review).

The tour kicks off January 28 in Minneapolis at First Quest Club and continues into February. The group is also scheduled to make a special pre-tour stop at New York City's Nokia Theatre on January 26, sharing the stage with MF Doom, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, Lord Swear and ...
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True Crime: New York City To Feature Over 80 Authentic New York Music Tracks

November 7th, 2005 10:10am EST
True Crime: New York City
More than 80 eclectic songs from NYC raised or transplanted bands that span such diverse genres as punk, hip hop, hardcore and rock bring true East Coast flavor to Activision, Inc.’s highly anticipated True Crime: New York City video game. The in-game soundtrack features licensed tracks from some of the biggest names in music from Bob Dylan, The Ramones and Blondie to Run DMC, Public Enemy and DMX, as well as new music from Redman, including “Rush The Security” from his upcoming album Red Gone Wild and two original tracks written for the game. True Crime: New York City, set to hit store s...
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