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Lady Gaga sued over Teeth

November 2nd, 2013 12:20am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is being sued over her 2009 song 'Teeth'.
Music producer and singer Teddy Riley - who was a member of 1990s hip-hop group Blackstreet - has filed a lawsuit against the 27-year-old pop star, claiming he hasn't received any of the payments he is owed after the song was included on her smash hit 'The Fame Monster' EP.
Teddy, 46, says he was promised 25 per cent of the writing fees for the song but hasn't been paid at all, and he is now seeking $500,000 as well as punitive damages, reports TMZ.
Gaga's 'Fame Monster' EP, which was released after her debut album 'The Fame' and before he...
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50 Denies Rumors He Is Working With Michael Jackson

January 22nd, 2008 2:47pm EST
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent has denied reports he is working on Michael Jackson's comeback album - insisting the Thriller star doesn't need his help to make a hit record.

Jackson is said to have recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B to collaborate with for his new disc, including the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, former Blackstreet frontman Teddy Riley and Akon.

But 50 Cent admits rumors of his involvement are all false.

He says, "It's not true. Anyway, what can you possible teach Michael Jackson about music? Nothing."

- 50 Cent Gallery

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Ex-Blackstreet Star Jailed After A Year On The Run

January 17th, 2008 1:30pm EST
Blackstreet
Former Blackstreet star Chauncey Hannibal has been jailed on a string of charges including grand larceny - following a year-long search for the singer which ended on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

The R&B star - also known as Chauncey Black - was extradited to Virginia and put behind bars at Virginia Beach City Jail, where he is currently being held without bond.

Hannibal is facing additional counts of failure to pay child or spousal support, and failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge relating to a skipped court sentencing date in September, where he was due to hear his...
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Commemorate GRAMMY's 50th Anniversary With 'The Ultimate GRAMMY Collection'

January 8th, 2008 2:12pm EST
Classic Pop
In a grand commemoration of the 50th Celebration of the GRAMMY® Awards, Shout! Factory and The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY® Recordings announce an electrifying 7-CD series encompassing GRAMMY® winners from four of the legendary awards' major genres. With a personal introduction written by 27-time GRAMMY® winner and 50th Celebration Ambassador Quincy Jones, this series is a sumptuous ode to the biggest hits in music history and a must-have for music lovers and collectors alike.

"We look forward to celebrating the past five decades of GRAMMY®-winning music with music fans everywhere thr...
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Chart Topping Hits Of Soul Heard Decade By Decade In Four New 'Soul Number 1's' Collections

April 30th, 2007 10:00pm EDT
Marvin Gaye
Soul is at the heart of hip-hop, providing the inspiration for today's chart-topping hip-hop tracks. Now four new compilations present the best of soul--a total of 67 recordings, every track a #1 (nearly all on the R&B chart)--from the '60s to the '90s. Each of the Hip-O/UMe Soul Number 1's albums in the new UMe Number 1's series is released April 3 and packaged in a ground-breaking environmentally-friendly packaging format. A first for the music industry, the standard package (both sleeve and tray) will be completely paper-recyclable.

In the '60s, soul was cool. '60s Soul Number...
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Music Picks From The Stars Of 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters'

April 2nd, 2007 4:10pm EDT
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters hits cinemas April 13 and if you're like me, you gotta wonder what the four main characters of rock to in their boom boxes. What follows is an odd eclectic mix of tunes - from Carl's big hair rock to Master Shake's collection of tunes about promiscuous women.

Carl:

Jailbreak - AC/DC

If you go to jail, why stay there? Get some friends with guns and dynamite to get you out.

Mr. Roboto - Styx

There's more to this song than meets the eye. He's like, in this jail for kick ass rockers, and he kills this robot and hides inside th...
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Dave Hollister Releases His Gospel Debut, "The Book Of David: Vol. 1 The Transition"

October 11th, 2006 3:37pm EDT
Dave Hollister
Vol. I The Transition, the first gospel effort from Dave Hollister, former member of the multi platinum selling R&B group, Blackstreet.

This is not a traditional Gospel album. Producers Hollister, Mike City, Warryn "Baby Dub" Campbell, PAJAM, Shep Crawford, Clubhouse, Jessie Wright, Reginald Lewis and Daniel Weatherspoon, offer up a mix of cutting-edge Gospel/R&B with a smattering of old school jams and soulful vocals.

The Transition, takes a hard-hitting look at Hollister's walk of faith during his tumultuous life and rise to fame. The artist/producer has worked with some of the ...
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Michael Jackson Leaves Record Label

September 26th, 2006 9:28am EDT
Michael Jackson
Troubled pop star Michael Jackson has left his Bahrain-based record company Two Seas, cancelling the album he was set to release under the label. Jackson, who has lived in Bahrain since being acquitted of child molestation charges in 2005, was set to release his first new album since 2001 with the label - a joint venture between Jackson and a member of the Bahraini royal family, Abdulla Hamad Al-Khalifa.

But Jackson's spokesperson Raymone Bain announced that the singer is no longer affiliated with Two Seas. The star has now formed a new firm called the Michael Jackson Company, which w...
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'No Diggity' For Elton John?

August 27th, 2006 2:20pm EDT
Elton John
Superstar Sir Elton John is determined to take over the hip-hop world in a musical crossover.

The rock veteran clearly developed a taste for rap after his collaboration with late rapper Tupac and now he wants to explore rap further by uniting with hip-hop heavyweights such as Timbaland and Kanye West.

John says, "I want to bring my songs and melodies to hip hop beats - a bit like No Diggity by Blackstreet. I want to work with Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Eminem and just see what happens."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Netw...
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