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Three 6 Mafia's Lord Infamous Dead At 40

12/22/2013 10:44am EST
Three 6 Mafia
Former Three 6 Mafia member Lord Infamous has died at the age of 40.

On Friday, the rapper, real name Ricky Dunigan, passed away and his half-brother/co-star DJ Paul has revealed he suffered a fatal heart attack in his sleep at his mother's house in Memphis.

DJ Paul tells The Hollywood Reporter, "He passed away in his sleep from a heart attack. He said he was tired, he wanted to sleep. He sat down at the kitchen table; put his head in his arms to lay down... to get some sleep."

Dunigan rose to fame as part of the controversial hip-hop group in the 1990s. He left the group in 2006 afte...

DJ Krash Arrives With New Single 'How I Feel'

11/21/2013 2:06pm EST
DJ Krash
The music industry is a pretty crowded scene, but we think we've found an emerging artist that stands out from the pack. DJ Krash has released the music video for his first single, "How I Feel," featuring DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia, and we're already hooked.

Haven't heard of DJ Krash yet? Check out his bio below. His personal story is just as interesting as his music.

Born in the down-and-out Hough neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, DJ Krash begin making beats as a child on overturned buckets. Raised by a single mom, Krash hung out with kids that shared a love for music, growing up on hip h...

Pulse Patrol: The 'Weakly' Round-Up Of User Comments

7/15/2008 9:05am EDT
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week’s most interesting comments were made on Sacha Baron Cohen's man on man love-fest, Flavor Flav prepubescent love life and the ever vigilant chicken crusader Pam Anderson.

Topic Highlights =There was some incisive observations made about Tiger Woods, Gary Busey and Christopher Atkins as well as the movie 'The Desent' and the group Three 6 Mafia.

Top Commenter=This week’s MVC (Most Vicious Commenter) awar...

Three 6 Mafia Members To Guest Star On 'Numb3rs'

4/28/2008 9:56am EDT
Three 6 Mafia
Juicy J and DJ Paul from the Academy Award-Winning rap group Three 6 Mafia guest star in Numb3Rs on Friday, May 9 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.

In the episode, Don (Rob Morrow) and the FBI investigate the murder of a rap star and uncovers a conspiracy of embezzlement and bribery which may be connected to his death. Juicy J and DJ Paul will perform "Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)," the first single from their new album "Last 2 Walk" which comes out on June 24.

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Three 6 Mafia's 'Last 2 Walk' Hits Stores June 24

4/16/2008 12:32pm EDT
Three 6 Mafia
Hypnotize Minds/Columbia Records announce the upcoming release of Last 2 Walk, the first new full-length album from Three 6 Mafia since 2006, when the record-breaking history-making Memphis hip-hop ensemble became the first African-American rap group ever to win the Best Original Song Oscar (for the film Hustle & Flow). One of the year's most heavily anticipated album releases in any genre, Three 6 Mafia's Last 2 Walk will be available in stores and online Tuesday, June 24.

The brainchild of Three 6 Mafia founding members DJ Paul and Juicy J, Last 2 Walk premieres the future club anthe...

Randy Jackson Drafts All-Star Team Of Artists For 'Randy Jackson's Music Club, Vol. 1'

1/25/2008 8:33am EST
Randy Jackson
Grammy-winning producer, virtuoso musician, hit songwriter, legendary A&R executive and, of course, lovable American Idol judge - Randy Jackson has called upon every aspect of his staggering career to produce Randy Jackson's Music Club, Vol. 1, his first solo album, which is due March 11, 2008, on his new label, Dream Merchant 21, and released through the Concord Music Group.

The album includes a stellar ensemble of artists and features the return of fellow Idol judge Paula Abdul who's track "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow" is her first release of new music in over a decade. Other g...

UGK Releases Star Studded 26-Song Double CD August 7

8/6/2007 3:37pm EDT
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, ...

Music Picks From The Stars Of 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters'

4/2/2007 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.


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...

MTV's New Thursday Block To Premiere April 5

3/22/2007 6:00pm EDT
Nick Cannon
-Sketch Comedy Goes Haywire As MTV & Nick Cannon Team Up On Dynamic New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz"

MTV has again teamed up with comedic mastermind Nick Cannon for a new project, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. The series, created, executive produced and starring Nick Cannon himself offers a fresh new blend of sketch comedy that skewers pop culture with a hip-hop edge. With the help of some of the hottest comedy players, viewers will enjoy topical sketches, dead-on impersonations of beloved celebrities, notables and laugh-out-loud hi-jinx as only Nick and M...

Three 6 Mafia's 'Adventures in HollyHood' To Premiere March 14 on MTV

1/12/2007 10:16am EST
Three 6 Mafia
As the first hip-hop group ever to win an Oscar for Best Song, a music career defined by multi-platinum success, and recognized by millions of loyal fans across the globe, some may say hip-hop super group Three 6 Mafia has accomplished it all.

However, it is only the beginning for this hip-hop powerhouse as MTV follows them on their biggest adventure yet -- Hollywood, CA. Leaving the comforts of their Memphis home behind, Juicy J, DJ Paul, and their entourage of friends hit the road to conquer Tinseltown and try to become major Hollywood players in the new comedic-reality series, "Adv...
READ MORE's Music To Look For In 2007

1/4/2007 2:21pm EST
50 Cent
Once again, it’s time to look ahead to the upcoming year in entertainment. A long list of distinguished music acts will be releasing albums this year, with some great releases just weeks away. It looks to be quite an interesting selection, no matter your tastes in music. Here’s some of the music you need to look for in 2007:

50 Cent prepares his third full release, after an unsuccessful dip into the pools of the video game and movie industries.

Jennifer Lopez will have an all-Spanish album for her sixth release.

Rap/R&B group Pretty Ricky tries out their sophomore album.


Stars Ring 2007 In With Style

1/2/2007 4:01pm EST
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera, My Chemical Romance, country trio Rascal Flatts, Toni Braxton and rap group Three 6 Mafia were among the celebrities who performed to over a million attendees on a chilly New York night in Times Square to mark the new year.

The Times Square party set new litter records with city workers picking up more than 3.5 tons of confetti from the streets around New York's party central.

But New York wasn't the only place for celebrity parties staged to welcome in 2007 - Las Vegas also staged a series of starry bashes. Former couple Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson hosted riv...

2006: Year In Music (Pt. 1)

12/31/2006 12:00pm EST
Arctic Monkeys
From Arctic Monkeys to Zutons to Britney's divorce to the most overplayed song of the year (hint: it's not James Blunt's You're Beautiful), 2006 was unmatched in musical diversity. There were albums we didn't even realize came out and artists we didn't even realize were still around. There were reunions and breakups too. Here's a brief summary of 2006: The Year in Music...

The new year kicked off somewhat quietly; however, it was the debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, from the Arctic Monkeys, the band that U.S. critics bashed despite storming to the top of the...

Project Pat's "Crook By Da Book:The Fed Story" In Stores Today

12/5/2006 11:55am EST
Project Pat
These days, in the world of hip-hop, it ain't hard out there if you rep for the Dirty South. From the charts to the clubs to radio to this year's Academy Awards, the hardcore sounds of the Memphis-based Hypnotize Minds musical collective are moving up from the underground into the mainstream, defying industry expectations and creating a bona fide musical and cultural movement.

That the Dirty South is finally getting widespread respect comes as no surprise to veteran Hypnotize Minds rap artist Project Pat. The brother of Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J and a full-fledged member of the Hypnotize...

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

12/4/2006 12:16pm EST
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...

Ali & Gipp's "Kinfolk" Drops Dec. 12

11/20/2006 12:00pm EST
Ali & Gipp
Whether it's the best of both worlds or the best of both hoods, it seems like every month or so two artists from different parts of the hip-hop world are promising their fans they're going to do a whole collaborative album together. Few of them ever happen.

But neither Ali (the founding member of the St. Lunatics, the platinum selling group that put St. Louis on the map) or Gipp (who's best known as a founding member of the Dungeon Family and a member of the much imitated, never duplicated Southern hip-hop group Goodie MOB) are the type to make false promises. "Gipp and I clicked insta...

UGK Drops Long Awaited New Album On December 19; Double Album Features 20 Brand New Tracks

11/15/2006 4:52pm EST
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...

UGK Drops Long Awaited New Album On December 19; Double Album Features 20 New Tracks

10/29/2006 9:30am EST
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...

Mariah Carey, Black Eyed Peas, Chili Peppers & Nickelback Top AMA Nominations

9/20/2006 9:36am EDT
Black Eyed Peas
Mariah Carey, The Black Eyed Peas, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback lead this year's American Music Awards nominations with three nods apiece. Carey is up for "Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist" and "Soul/R&B Artist" as well as "Favorite Soul/R&B Album" for The Emancipation Of Mimi, while Canadians Nickelback and Red Hot Chili Peppers will face off for the "Favorite Band, Duo or Group" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" honors.

Former American Idol winners Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood netted two nominations, alongside Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, The Pussycat Dolls, Rascal F...

Check Out Project Pat's "Good Googly Moogly"

9/5/2006 12:24pm EDT
Project Pat
Check out Project Pat's new single "Good Googly Moogly" featuring Juicy J and DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia:

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Project Pat's "Crook By The Book: Da Fed Story" Hits Stores October 3. More on Project Pat here.

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Ali & Gipp Collaborate With Nelly, Cee-Lo, Juvenile And More On "Go 'Head"

8/16/2006 11:20am EDT
Ali & Gipp
"Go 'Head," the first single off Ali & Gipp's album, Kinfolk is an anthemic summer song that combines "midwest swing" with southern crunk and is produced by up and coming St. Louis native Trife. "Gipp and I started hanging out a while back and found that we had a lot in common," says Ali. "We're both considered leaders in our crews, we're fathers and even though we have different styles, we respect each other's skills." Gipp describes their collaborative effort as "the best of both worlds-- the St. Lunatics kicked off the midwest movement and Goodie Mob helped establish southern rap, that'...

Shakira, Chili Peppers Lead List Of Nominees For MTV Video Music Awards

7/31/2006 12:20pm EDT
Hip-shaker Shakira and the rejuvenated Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the field with seven noms each, followed closely by the majestic Madonna and upstart Las Vegas rockers Panic! at the Disco, both with five nods. Christina Aguilera is next with four.

Nominations in the major categories are:


Christina Aguilera: "Ain't No Other Man"

Madonna: "Hung Up"

Panic! at the Disco: "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"

Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Dani California"

Shakira f/ Wyclef Jean: "Hips Don't Lie"


Busta Rhymes f/ Mary J. Blige, Rah Digga, Missy Elliot...

Win A Sony PSP And A Copy Of "Now That's What I Call Music 22," In Stores Tomorrow

7/10/2006 8:00pm EDT
Now 22
What do Daniel Powter, Rihanna, Chamillionaire, Keith Urban and The All-American Rejects all have in common? They're all featured on the latest top hits compilation, "NOW That's What I Call Music: Volume 22!"

The latest disc in the series hits stores on Tuesday, July 11 and will also be available online. Grab the whole album at iTunes for just $9.99 or order your copy direct from for only $13.99 with free shipping!

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Memphis Natives And Academy Award Winners Three 6 Mafia To Receive Key to the City

3/31/2006 2:57pm EST
Hustle and Flow
Saturday, April 1, 2006 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., a VIP reception will be held at the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum honoring Memphis musicians, Sony recording artists, and 2006 Academy Award winners Three 6 Mafia. During the ticketed reception, the group is scheduled to receive presentations from The City of Memphis, the Beale Street Brass Note Committee, and the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum.

Memphis’ own Three 6 Mafia recently made history as the first rap or hip-hop ensemble to be nominated for and win an Academy Award. The group, featuring Jordan (Juicy J) Houston, Cedric (Crunchy Bl...