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Tone Loc Collapses On Stage Due To Heat Exhaustion

6/17/2012 1:33pm EDT
Tone Loc
Veteran rapper Tone Loc collapsed during his show in Austin, Texas on Friday after overheating.

The hip-hop star, real name Anthony Smith, was performing for fans at The Moody Theater when he slumped to the floor mid-set.

He was helped off stage but returned 30 minutes later after drinking water to help him cool off.

His manager tells Tone Loc is now feeling fine, insisting the temperature inside the venue made the star feel faint.

Rapper Tone-Loc Sentenced To One Day In Jail

10/4/2011 8:10am EDT
Rapper Tone-Loc has been sentenced to one day behind bars after pleading no contest to charges stemming from his arrest in June.

The hip-hop star, real name Anthony Smith, was detained by cops following an alleged altercation with the mother of his child in an apartment complex in Burbank, California.

Police reportedly then discovered an unregistered assault rifle during a subsequent search of the premises.

Loc originally pleaded not guilty to the felony charges in June, but on Monday, he pleaded no contest to one count of possession of an assault weapon and one charge of corporal inj...

Rapper Tone-Loc Arrested

6/19/2011 10:42am EDT
Rapper Tone-Loc was arrested on Saturday over allegations he assaulted the mother of his child.

The hip-hop star was taken into custody in Burbank, California following a physical altercation with the woman, according to

He was booked and is currently being held on $50,000 bail.

No further details of the incident were available as WENN went to press.

MTV Crowns The 'Celebrity Rap Superstar' During Season Finale, Tonight At 10

10/18/2007 8:30am EDT
Kendra Wilkinson
Live on Thursday, October 18th at 10pm ET/PT from the Culver Studio in Los Angeles, California, MTV will reveal the champion of Celebrity Rap Superstar…will it be Shar Jackson or Kendra Wilkinson? Joined by Rap mentors MC Lyte and Too Short with Judges Da Brat, DMC, Big Boi and host Kevin Hart this exciting season finale of "Celebrity Rap Superstar" will be the main event of the evening packed with surprises and special guests. And in a first, all celebrity contestants will be back on stage together to celebrate with one final rhyme. Viewers can go to t...

MTV's 'Celebrity Rap Superstar' Premieres Tonight At 10

8/30/2007 4:06pm EDT
Celebrity Rap Superstar
Redman, Bizarre, Too Short, Bubba Sparxx, Kurupt, Jamal Anderson, Jason Wahler, Efren Ramirez and DMC join "Celebrity Rap Superstar." On Thursday August 30th at 10pm ET some of your favorite celebrities and rappers will make history during this huge live event. They will join Tone Loc, Warren G, MC Lyte, Da Brat, Shar Jackson, Kendra Wilkinson, Sebastian Bach, Countess Vaughn and Kevin Hart whose names were previously announced. The celebrities will work hard to be great rappers and throughout the season perform covers and original rap, R&B, pop and rock songs.

This live weekly co...

Actor Jeff Goldblum Says Angel Travis' Music Is Like "A Candied Apple Dipped In Rum;" Listen Here

10/30/2006 10:52am EST
Angel Travis
On her debut album The Woman In Me, singer-songwriter Angel Travis' voice and spirit join forces for an extraordinary musical tour de force. The young Washington State-bred transplant to Los Angeles has a confident and elegant style that embraces its audience on the first listen, and an emotional honesty that forges an immediate heart to heart connection.

Veteran producer/musician Barry Goldberg commented, "I have worked with some pretty good lady vocalists throughout my career such as: Janis Joplin, Gladys Knight, Kelly Clarkson and Tracy Nelson, to name a few. So, I know when I hear ...