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Wu-Tang Clan Reunites On 'The Daily Show'

August 7th, 2014 5:02pm EDT
Wu-Tang Clan Reunites On 'The Daily Show'
All nine members of The Wu-Tang Clan (and a shirt commemorating the deceased Ol' Dirty Bastard) reunited for a rare television appearance last night on The Daily Show.

To promote their upcoming album A Better Tomorrow and their 20th anniversary, Method Man, Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah, GZA, and RZA rapped along with the rest of the group members for the song Ron O'Neal, which was released that night on iTunes as the album's first single.

Even Raekwon was there, despite having no verses in the tune and openly explaining his issues with the group's direction on the upcoming album. He...
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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Reuniting To Headline Rock The Bells Festival

May 16th, 2012 3:46pm EDT
Bone Thugs N Harmony
Rappers Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are putting their differences aside to reunite and belatedly mark their 20th anniversary at the Rock the Bells festival series this summer.

The Tha Crossroads hit-makers formed in 1991 as a five-piece, but the veteran rappers were reduced to a trio early last year when both Wish Bone and Krayzie Bone walked out of the group to pursue solo endeavors.

Now Krayzie Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone and Flesh-n-Bone are planning to celebrate their career longevity by coming together to headline the 2012 Rock the Bells hip-hop concerts. They will perform t...
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Check Out 'The Sitter,' Now On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Download

March 27th, 2012 6:25am EDT
The Sitter
A college dropout becomes a babysitter to make some quick cash, and takes his three young charges on an epic urban adventure in "The Sitter" from director David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express").

Noah (Jonah Hill) isn't a babysitter, but he'll do just about anything for a little extra cash in his wallet. Shortly after he's hired to look after three young children, though, Noah gets a call from his girlfriend promising sex in exchange for drugs. Desperate and horny, the irresponsible sitter packs his unsuspecting wards into the car and heads for the seedy part of town.

Before Noah can t...
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RZA Threatens To Sue The Game

January 31st, 2011 1:08pm EST
RZA
Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA has threatened legal action against The Game in a dispute over a song.

Lawyers representing RZA - real name Robert Diggs - have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the star over a track called Heartbreaker, which RZA produced for The Game's R.E.D album.

The pair was unable to gain permission to use a sample featured in the song and it was removed from the record, although The Game is said to have included it on his Purp & Patron mix tape - which has apparently angered RZA.

The Game tells Hiphopdx.com, "I think RZA (is) tryin' to sue about (Heartbreaker) or somethi...
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Rapper Redman Busted In Norway For Smoking Pot On Stage

December 8th, 2010 12:15am EST
Redman
Rapper Redman encountered a little legal trouble during his recent tour stop in Norway after he was arrested for smoking marijuana onstage.

The "Dirrty" singer performed in Oslo on November 26 as part of his joint European tour with pal Method Man, but his penchant for pot landed him in trouble with cops after ignoring prior warnings from venue authorities about using the drug at the gig.

However, Redman reveals he wasn't in custody for long - and was soon allowed on his way to continue the roadshow.

He tells BET's 106 & Park countdown show, "I got locked up in Norway. They told me not t...
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Tila Tequila Is Wounded

August 20th, 2010 7:45pm EDT
Tila Tequila
We spotted Tila Tequila walking down Robertson Blvd. in Beverly Hills earlier this week wearing high-waist pants, red high heels, and a head scarf. She looked like she was recovering just fine following her attack at a musical festival in Illinois earlier this month. However after a closer look, Tila's sporting a bandage under her right eye and a bit of surgical tape over her left eye. (Our friends over at The Superficial have a pic)

Tila was allegedly hit with beer bottles and fire crackers while performing on stage at the festival. She has consulted lawyers to take action against the per...
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Method Man Taking Legal Action Against Festival 'Attackers'

August 18th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Method Man
Rapper Method Man is taking legal action after he was allegedly hit in the face with a beer can while performing onstage at a music festival in Illinois.

The How High hit-maker was left bloodied and bruised after he was injured during a prolonged attack when he appeared at the Gathering of the Juggalos event with Redman on Sunday. He continued with the performance but now he's preparing to sue the perpetrators of the attack, according to TMZ.com.

The rapper tells the website, "It's not OK... I don't condone throwing things at the talent while they're performing. It takes a lot of heart...
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Tila Tequila Was Warned About Potential Stage Attack

August 17th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
Tila Tequila
Tila Tequila was warned by the Insane Clown Posse about the possibility of an attack during her set at a music festival in Illinois last week - but brushed off the concerns and pressed ahead with the gig.

The reality TV star-turned-singer, real name Tila Nguyen, suffered cuts and bruises to her face after she was allegedly pelted with beer bottles and fire crackers while performing at the Gathering of the Juggalos event, which began last Thursday.

She refused to leave the stage and instead completed her gig while being shielded by a group of burly security guards. She announced plans to...
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Method Man Injured At Same Festival As Tila Tequila

August 17th, 2010 9:09am EDT
Method Man
Tila Tequila isn't the only star nursing injuries from a music festival in Illinois over the weekend - Method Man is sporting cuts on his face after he was allegedly hit by a beer can onstage.

The reality TV star, real name Tila Nguyen, is preparing to launch legal action after she was injured during a prolonged attack when she appeared at the Gathering of the Juggalos event, which began on Thursday. And rapper Method Man was allegedly also a victim of violence at the same event.

TMZ.com has obtained photos and video footage showing the star, real name Clifford Smith, with a bloodied f...
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Celebrities In Financial Trouble

October 15th, 2009 9:24am EDT
Celebs in financial trouble
They may be famous, but it doesn't mean they're rich. It also doesn't mean the taxman will let them slide. The economy certainly is hard for us regular folk these days, but it's also affecting Tinseltown's finest. Check out our slideshow of celebrities that are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy, and other problems for failing to pay up.

Toni Braxton owes more than $12,500 on her mansion in Century City, California and officials at Bank of America are now looking to foreclose on the property.

Toni Braxton

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Method Man To Tour High Schools As Part Of NYC Plea Deal On Marijuana Arrest

August 17th, 2007 9:48pm EDT
Method Man
NEW YORK (AP) - Method Man is going back to school. As part of a plea deal reached following a marijuana arrest earlier this year, the hip-hop star was ordered to visit 15 city high schools to warn students about the dangers of drugs.

The former Wu-Tang Clan member, whose real name is Clifford Smith, ''is thrilled to do it,'' defense attorney Peter Frankel said Friday. ''He's never been in trouble before. He's not a stereotypical rapper.''

Smith, 36, was arrested on May 17 after toll-booth workers on the Brooklyn side of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel reported smelling marijuana smok...
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Family Values Tour Expands With Second Stage And 'Guitar Hero II' Competition!

July 4th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Korn
This summer's biggest tour, Family Values, has teamed up with RedOctane's Guitar Hero to sponsor a second stage on the tour with an additional five bands making a total of 13 acts performing. A likely pairing, rock's biggest outing including co-headliners Korn and Evanescence, Atreyu, Flyleaf, Hellyeah, and Trivium partnered with the ultimate rock star experience, Guitar Hero, will foster hot newcomers Five Finger Death Punch, Invitro, Twin Method and others to be announced shortly, on the second stage all for an added value and the best-priced lawn tickets of the summer at $9.99!

The...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 1

April 1st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jimmy Cliff
Happy Birthday to Bill Melater (1980), rapper S. Cargo (1971), director Ollie Tabooger (1953), Jamaican reggae legend I. P. Frehley (1948), knuckleballer Jacques Strap (1939), film star Liv Turegretit (1938), television actor Phil McCracken (1932; d. 2003), actress Bea O'Problem (1932), and Japanese screen legend Oliver Clozoff (1920; d. 1997).
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Happy Holidays From The Family Values Tour

November 23rd, 2006 9:00am EST
Family Values Tour
On December 26, hard rock fans can get another taste of one of the music world's most successful tours when The Family Values Tour 2006 CD and separate DVD are released on Firm Music. The CD and DVD will feature live tracks from Korn and the Deftones, as well as select cuts from all the bands on the bill: Stone Sour, Flyleaf, Dir en grey, 10 Years, Deadsy, Bury Your Dead, Bullets and Octane and Walls of Jericho. Highlights include: one-of-a-kind duets, acoustic tracks and cover songs including a special appearance from Richard Patrick (Army of Anyone, Filter). This upcoming release marks...
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Method Man To Release "4:21...The Day After" On Aug. 29, Signing Copies At Virgin Megastore In NYC

August 28th, 2006 4:23pm EDT
Method Man
In the dark, womb-like sanctuary of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady studios in downtown Manhattan—-a place that has birthed historical musical moments-—sits the artist known as Iron Lung, Tical, Wu Brother #1, Johnny Blaze, and of course...Method Man. With a trusty, half-lit blunt by his side, he is lounging in front of white grand piano, his hands sweeping the keyboards, trying to remember a tune he memorized years ago.

Maybe the idea of one of hip hop's finest—and grimiest—emcees tickling the ivories sounds odd, or out of place, but Mr. Mef has never been the type to fit in. His husky, ...
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Nick Cannon's 'Wild 'N Out' Returns For Season 3

August 9th, 2006 10:04am EDT
Nick Cannon
MTV announced that it has signed an exclusive "first look" production deal with Nick Cannon. Cannon's partnership with MTV will allow him to develop, produce, consult and appear on potential MTV branded programming. In addition, the network announced that the successful sketch comedy/improv series "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out" returns for a third season on Thursday, August 10th at 10pm ET/PT. The announcement follows the success of the hit improv sketch comedy show, "Nick Cannon Present's Wild N' Out." Since the show's initial debut last year, "Wild N' Out" has garnered some of the hig...
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Method Man Returns With New Album

June 29th, 2006 10:28am EDT
Method Man
In the dark, womb-like sanctuary of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady studios in downtown Manhattan—a place that has birthed historical musical moments—sits the artist known as Iron Lung, Tical, Wu Brother #1, Johnny Blaze, and of course...Method Man. With a trusty, half-lit blunt by his side, he is lounging in front of white grand piano, his hands sweeping the keyboards, trying to remember a tune he memorized years ago.

Maybe the idea of one of hip hop's finest—and grimiest—emcees tickling the ivories sounds odd, or out of place, but Mr. Mef has never been the type to fit in. His husky, gu...
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Rhymefest Drops Major Label Debut July 11

June 23rd, 2006 12:55pm EDT
Rhymefest
With the humor of Biz Markie, the lyrical viciousness of Kool G Rap and the storytelling brilliance of Slick Rick, Grammy Award winning rapper Rhymefest is confirmed to release his highly anticipated major label debut album Blue Collar on July 11 on Allido/J Records.

Since winning a Grammy in 2004 for co-writing Kanye West's "Jesus Walks," along with the release of his first single (and Dave Meyers-directed video) "Brand New," -- and countless exclusive mixtapes in between -- Rhymefest has been dubbed the "one to watch" by critics and fans alike. Now with the July 11 release of Blue Co...
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Listen To Method Man's New Single 'Say' Featuring Lauryn Hill

June 2nd, 2006 4:48pm EDT
Method Man
Method Man is back with the hot new single "Say" featuring Lauryn Hill! This is the first single off of Method Man’s forthcoming release 4:21. The new album due in stores this summer also features guest appearances from Fat Joe, Styles P and production by the legendary Dr. Dre.

Listen to "Say" featuring Lauryn Hill:

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Play Against Jenny McCarthy And Others On Xbox Live

May 4th, 2006 2:48pm EDT
Jenny McCarthy
'Game with Fame' is the new form of the meet-and-greet. It gives fans the once in a lifetime opportunity to not only play video games against Jenny McCarthy, Panic Channel and Method Man via Xbox Live, but they are able to chat with them through a headset that’s hooked up to the television. Rather than a quick hello and maybe an autograph, fans now have the opportunity to get a little more personal, and a little more competitive with the superstars. Details on when they will be playing below!

Past "Game with Fame" celebrity players include Rihanna, Outkast, Ludacris, Ryan Cabrera, Gre...
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Obie Trice Teams Up With TV Show 'CSI' in New Video

April 13th, 2006 12:24pm EDT
Obie Trice
Obie Trice and CSI have teamed up for an exclusive music video promoting and made entirely from clips of the episode "Poppin' Tags" and showcasing Obie's new single, "Snitch," featuring Akon. The music video will be available for viewing on CBS.com, and the episode from which the video was cut will be broadcast Thursday, April 13.

Free downloads of the single "Snitch" will be available on CBS.com for 48 hours immediately following that night's east coast broadcast of CSI. The episode and the soundtrack for the episode will feature Obie Trice and Akon performing "Snitch" from Obie's ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 1

April 1st, 2006 3:00am EST
Jimmy Cliff
Happy Birthday to WWE star Randy Orton (1980), rapper Method Man (1971), "Men In Black" director Barry Sonnenfeld (1953), Jamaican reggae legend Jimmy Cliff (1948), knuckleballer Phil Niekro (1939), "Love Story" star Ali MacGraw (1938), "WKRP in Cincinatti" actor Gordon Jump (1932; d. 2003), "Singin' in the Rain" actress Debbie Reynolds (1932), and Japanese screen legend Toshiro Mifune (1920; d. 1997).
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