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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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Rock The Bells Festival Dates In Washington, D.C. And New Jersey Canceled

September 26th, 2013 11:30pm EDT
Wu Tang Clan
Producers of rap's Rock The Bells festival have reportedly axed the tour's remaining dates. Shows at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. scheduled for this weekend, and next weekend's dates at the Meadowlands Racetrack in E. Rutherford, New Jersey, have been scrapped over poor ticket sales.

The festival, which kicked off earlier this month with stops in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif., featured holograms of late hip-hop stars Eazy-E, who appeared virtually with Bone Thugs N Harmony, and Ol Dirty Bastard, who was digitally featured with the surviving members of his group, Wu Tang Clan.

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Eazy-E And Ol' Dirty Bastard To Perform At Rock The Bells As Holograms

May 15th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Wu Tang Clan
Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard are the next rappers to get the Tupac treatment and hit the stage as holograms.

Last year, late rapper Tupac graced the stage at Coachella with Snoop Lion thanks to new hologram technology. Since then, several deceased stars were rumored to get the hologram treatment next.

AllHipHop reports that Eazy-E will perform with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Ol' Dirty Bastard will rap with his former group Wu-Tang Clan.

Eazy-E is considered "The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap." He died in 1995 at the age of 31, only a month after he was diagnosed with AIDS.

Ol' Dirty Bastard wa...
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DJ A.M., Jay-Z & 93 Exclusive Mixes All Featured In 'DJ Hero'; Win It!

October 15th, 2009 6:30pm EDT
DJ Hero song list
Hailed in the press as one of the most fun, innovative and highly-anticipated games of the year, Activision Publishing Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) recently dropped the needle on DJ Hero's full set list featuring 93 exclusive mixes from the biggest stars in hip hop, R&B, rock, pop and dance and created by some of the greatest DJs of all time.

On October 27th, living room legends and budding superstar DJs alike will start the party off right with an unprecedented array of talent DJs including DJ A.M., Cut Chemist, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Period, DJ Shadow and DJ Z-Trip spinning trac...
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Ten Annoying Things About Rappers

June 19th, 2009 11:24am EDT
R. Kelly
Hip Hop music is the most popular music genre in the world. Rappers like Lil Wayne, Eminem, and Jay-Z have gained worldwide recognition and success because of their rap lyrics and songs. Rap music is great, but some of the things rappers say or do are hypocritical, ridiculous, and downright annoying.

Here are the ten most annoying things about rappers:

1. Rappers love to rap about clubs and alcohol

If you've downloaded hip hop music or tuned into a music station lately, you probably heard a rap song about clubs and alcoholic drinks. More than half of the rap songs on the radio or ...
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The Crystal Method Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Of Ground-Breaking Debut,'Vegas'

August 30th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
The Crystal Method
In their decade-long career, The Crystal Method have sold over a million albums, scored a Grammy nomination and collaborated with everyone from Ozzy Osbourne to Scott Weiland to Ol' Dirty Bastard. They headlined the Hollywood Bowl, rocked Coachella and played a fashion show in Milan for Donatella Versace. Meanwhile, their songs appeared in countless video games, movies and television series. Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland, who are The Crystal Method, even spent a surreal night in the Los Angeles County Jail. But before any of that happened, they made Vegas, their debut album from 1997. ...
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Rage Against The Machine Add Shows With Wu-Tang Clan

February 26th, 2007 4:37pm EST
Rage Against The Machine
First it was the reunion of the Wu-Tang Clan in 2004. Then it was A Tribe Called Quest later that year. Now, Rock The Bells will make history again as Rage Against The Machine announces their plans to perform three exclusive engagements with the critically acclaimed world-class hip-hop festival this summer. The epic line-up will see Rage Against The Machine join Wu-Tang Clan for two dates on the west coast (August 11--NOS Events Center, San Bernardino, CA, August 18--venue TBA, San Francisco) and for Rock The Bells’ inaugural venture into New York City (July 28-- Randall’s Island) for their...
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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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Wu-Tang Clan Videos Coming To DVD

June 1st, 2006 12:09pm EDT
Wu-Tang Clan
One of the most influential rap groups in history, Wu-Tang Clan created some of the most memorable videos of their time to go with their ground-breaking music. Now, for the first time, all of the group's signature videos have been collected on one DVD with bonus material that will be released by Sony Legacy on June 13.

The bonus material includes a rare alternate version of the "Method Man" video as well as the 21-minute "Enter The Wu-Tang," a previously unreleased documentary from 1994 that includes in-depth interviews with all of the original members of the group as well as rare li...
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Celebrity Birthdays, November 15

November 15th, 2005 3:00am EST
Chad Kroeger of Nickelback
Happy Birthday to actress Virginie Ledoyen (1976), Nickelback guitarist Chad Kroeger (1974), Aeon Flux actor Jonny Lee Miller (1972), rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968; d. 2004), jazz guitarist and Jay Leno bandleader Kevin Eubanks (1957), actress Beverly D'Angelo (1951), Law & Order detective Sam Waterston (1940), English singer Petula Clark (1932), TV newspaper publisher Ed Asner (1929), Italian composer Mantovani (1905; d. 1980), and American painter Georgia O'Keeffe (1887; d. 1986).
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